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Mediaco strengthens presence in Auvergne 18 September, 2014
French crane rental company Mediaco has acquired Lander Manutention, with the aim of strengthening its position in the Auvergne region.
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Zoomlion installs wind turbines in Iran
Thursday, September 18, 2014 An 800t Zoomlion QUY800 crawler crane has been used to install turbines on a wind farm in Takistan, Iran.
UK lifting sector to address Code of Practice revisions
Thursday, September 18, 2014 The UK’s Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) is consolidating industry views on the government’s draft Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) Safe use of lifting equipment: Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998, L113.
ALE completes Philippines load-out
Thursday, September 18, 2014 Heavy-lift services specialist ALE has completed the load-out of 111 modules in the Philippines.The project was based at the fabrication yard in Bauan Batangas and involved modules weighing from 31t-1,925t, alongside the transportation of numerous vessels and equipment.
Jaguar Land Rover factory specifies Palfinger unit
Friday, September 12, 2014 UK car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover has bought a specialist mobile Palfinger crane unit to use at its new £500m engine factory.
Liebherr crawler reaches new heights
Friday, September 12, 2014 A Liebherr LTR 1220 telescopic crawler crane is operating at an altitude of almost 5,000m in the Peruvian Andes.
Faymonville blazes a trail in Eygpt
Friday, September 12, 2014 Faymonville trailers have been used to transport 38m long steel beams for the construction of a bridge over a new freeway linking Cairo and Alexandria, Egypt.
CRC in underwater crane rescue
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 A Manitowoc crane that slipped off a bank into 70ft of water has been successfully rescued by Florida-based Crane Rental Corporation (CRC) in a tandem lift.
High capacity knuckleboom crane delivered to UK
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 UK lifting specialist Collett Transport has brought an added dimension to its lift capabilities by taking delivery of a new knuckleboom crane truck unit with 205t/metre Effer 2055 crane.
New Grove fleet helps Peru copper mine expand
Monday, September 08, 2014 A new fleet of Grove rough-terrain cranes is helping one of Peru’s largest copper mines to triple its production output.
Palfinger in Kamaz joint ventures
Monday, September 01, 2014 Loader crane market leader Palfinger AG and Russian truck manufacturing giant OJSC Kamaz are to establish two joint venture companies in Russia.

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