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Mostrotest uses Sennebogen 3300 for Moscow bridge erection
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 by Sotiris Kanaris
Russian construction company Mostotrest has been using a 120t Sennebogen 3300 crawler crane from Kwintmadi to assemble bridge components in Moscow.
ALE’S Mega Jack performs first jack-up in Europe
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 by Sotiris Kanaris
ALE’s Mega Jack system, engineered to push structures of staggering weights and sizes, has been used to jack-up the main bridge of a bridge heightening project in Genk, Belgium.
Scheuerle SPMTs used to transport world’s largest monopiles
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 by Sotiris Kanaris
Scheuerle vehicles have been used to transport 54 of a planned 67 monopiles EEW Special Pipe Constructions to the Veja Mate offshore wind park.
Kranexpressen purchases second Spierings SK599-AT5
Monday, August 15, 2016 by Sotiris Kanaris
High customer demand for its first Spierings SK599-AT5, purchased in February, influenced Swedish company Kranexpressen to buy a second of the 50m jib truck-mounted tower cranes.
ACM opens new depot and renews Kobelco deal
Monday, August 15, 2016 by Sotiris Kanaris
Australian Crane & Machinery (ACM) has opened a new service workshop, ACM Brisbane, in Eaglefarm, Queensland.
Despite vehicle licence ban, Baldwin says “we’re open for business”
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 by Will North
Following a UK traffic commissioner’s decision to revoke the heavy truck licences of four Baldwins Crane Hire directors, executive chairman Richard Baldwin told Cranes Today the company remains open for business.
Manitowoc sales revenue drops in Q2 to $457.7m
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 by Sotiris Kanaris
Manitowoc has reported sales revenue of $457.7m in the second quarter of 2016, down 4% year-on-year. The company reported a net loss of $4.9m.
Konecranes' acquisition of Terex MHPS clears, but Stahl divestment required
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 by Sotiris Kanaris
The European Commission (EC) has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition by Finnish lifting equiment supplier Konecranes of Terex’s Material Handling & Port Solutions segment (MHPS).
MeeMaken expands heavy lifting company portfolio with new acquisition
Monday, August 08, 2016 by Sotiris Kanaris
Dutch investment company MeeMaken BV has acquired offshore group Kenz Figee for an undisclosed amount.
Raimondi Cranes appoints Bennetts Cranes Limited as official British agent
Monday, August 08, 2016 by Sotiris Kanaris
Raimondi Cranes SpA has appointed Bennetts Cranes Limited (Bennetts) as its official agent in Great Britain.

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