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USITC judge upholds Manitowoc complaint against Sany 23 July, 2014
A USITC has issued a final initial determination in Manitowoc's complaint against Sany, saying that the American crane manufacturer has shown certain products infringe its patents, and that they have shown misappropriation of trade secrets.
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New Irish crane hire firm adds Liebherrs
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Newly-formed Irish lifting services company BCS Crane Hire Ltd has added a 60t Liebherr LTM 1055-3.2 and a 200t LTM 1200-5.1 crane to its fleet.
Manitowoc and Link-Belt help students park
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Two Manitowoc crawler cranes and a Link-Belt crawler have completed a 15-week lifting job on a new six-storey car park at Florida International University.
Stephenson Equipment expands National Crane coverage
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Stephenson Equipment Inc has expanded its territory for Manitowoc’s National Crane truck-mounted hydraulic cranes to include western Pennsylvania.
Hiab sees sales and profits growth in H1
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Cargotec’s Hiab business has posted a growth in orders, sales and operating profits for the first half of 2014.
Justin Potter returns to ACM
Monday, July 21, 2014 Justin Potter has returned to Australian Crane & Machinery Pty Ltd (ACM) as its Kobelco sales manager for Oceania after a period of 10 years working mainly at crane rental and servicing companies.
Kobelco wins CKL1000i crane orders in Bangladesh
Monday, July 21, 2014 Kobelco Cranes India is making inroads in the Bangladesh infrastructure development sector with the export of two CKL1000i lattice boom crawler cranes to Abdul Monem Ltd (AML)
TNT in Rent-A-Crane acquisition
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 Texas-based TNT Crane & Rigging has acquired the assets of Rent-A-Crane.
Heavydrive buys high-capacity UNIC spider cranes
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 Two UNIC URW-1006 mini spider cranes have been added to the fleet of German glass transport and lifting equipment hire and sale company Heavydrive GmbH.
Sparrows profits boosted by buoyant offshore sector
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 A buoyant oil and gas industry market in the North Sea and internationally has helped boost offshore lifting specialist Sparrows’ annual profits by almost 25%.
Six new Liebherrs for BKL
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 German crane rental company BKL Baukran Logistik has taken delivery of six Liebherr mobile cranes for its newly-opened site in Ingolstadt.

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