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Liebherr launches battery-powered crawlers 01 December, 2020
Liebherr-Werk Nenzing has unveiled the 200t LR 1200.1 unplugged and the 250t LR 1250.1 unplugged, which calls the world’s first battery-powered crawler cranes.
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Register for our Tower Crane Virtual Conference
Tuesday, December 01, 2020 Cranes Today’s first Tower Crane Virtual Conference will take place on February 11, 2021.
Trailer crane helps lighthouse restoration
Tuesday, December 01, 2020 A Böcker AHK 36 trailer crane AHK 36 is being used for the restoration of the Peck Ledge Lighthouse, off the coast of Norwalk in Connecticut, USA.
Faymonville modules for African project
Tuesday, December 01, 2020 Ghanaian heavy haulage specialist MONPE transported six power engines from Ghana ports to Niger over a total distance of 1,285km.
Collett moves transformer from Slovenia to the UK
Monday, November 30, 2020 UK special transport company Collett & Sons was called on to collect a 68t electrical transformer from the manufacturing facility in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and deliver it via the Port of Vlaardingen to a substation in Tilbury, Essex.
Tugboat and pontoons transported into the mountains
Monday, November 30, 2020 UAE-headquartered Al Faris transported a tugboat and pontoons over a distance of 140km from Sharjah’s Hamriyah port to the Hatta Dam high in the Hajar Mountains of Dubai, where a 250MW pumped storage hydropower plant is being built.
Jekko launches JF545 V-Max
Monday, November 30, 2020 Treviso, Italy-based Jekko said V stands for versatility and Max for maximum when describing the new version of the JF545 articulated crawler crane.
First HSC SCX550-3 in Europe
Friday, November 27, 2020 Dutch crane rental company Cluysenaar Kraanverhuur has taken delivery of Europe’s first Sumitomo Heavy Industries Construction Cranes (HSC) 55t SCX550-3 crawler crane with EU Stage V engine.
Mammoet launches 6,000t capacity crane
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 Mammoet has enhanced its SK crane line with the addition of the SK6,000, which has a maximum capacity of 6,000t and an outreach with jib up to 200m. The heavy lift specialist says the crane will allow for the construction of bigger FSPO and FLNG modules onshore.
Jekko launches German subsidiary
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 15 years after the first Jekko mini crane was delivered to Germany, the Italian crane manufacturer has established subsidiary Jekko Deutschland to give a wider presence in German speaking countries.
First Demag AC 450-7 goes to Wiesbauer
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 Thomas Wiesbauer signed a “letter of intent” on a napkin in 2019 to ensure he had the very first seven-axle 450t Demag AC 450-7 all terrain crane. On May 27, he executed the official purchase agreement.

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