Stay up to date with the latest news from the global cranes industry

Latest News

Enerpac launches 5,000kN tracked gantry 23 April, 2014
Enerpac Integrated Solutions has developed a new 5,000kN gantry, propelled by roller tracks and designed for use in confined spaces. The company says the 12m lifting height gantry’s new propulsion system reduces its footprint by more than 50%.
> read more

Tagattach ties-on with Alberta’s Brasco
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 British work at height safety manufacturer Tagattach has added a new distributor, Brasco Safety, based in Alberta, Canada.
Merritts bring baler from Germany to UK
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Nottinghamshire, UK, industrial installations specialist Merritts have transported, lifted and installed a baler and conveyor system from manufacturer Dicom Paal in Germany, for a recycling facility in Grantham, UK. Merritts transported 93 trailers of equipment over 500 miles, prepared detailed installation plans, lifted the components with a Terex AC100 from Hewden and installed it using a Fassi F660XP knuckleboom crane mounted on the delivery lorry.
Yongmao sells 10 cranes to Myanmar
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Chinese tower crane manufacturer Yongmao has sold ten cranes to Singapore crane sales and rental house Erect Group, for an end user in Myanmar.
Alps Wire Rope completes P.A. move
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Alps Wire Rope has moved its facilities from Columbus, Ohio to a new location in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Cranes UK becomes Tadano UK
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Tadano Faun has announced a complete takeover of Cranes UK, rebranding the firm Tadano UK.
CRC's 700,000lb transformer haul
Friday, April 11, 2014 Crane Rental Corporation has hauled a 360,000lbs transformer in Florida, USA, using a custom-built dual lane trailer from Trail King.
First Terex Explorer in Czech Republic
Friday, April 11, 2014 Malina Crane Hire from Ostrava, in the Czech Republic has taken delivery of the first Terex Explorer 5800 all terrain crane in the country. The firms owner and president, Radek Malina, visited the Terex Zweibrücken facility to pick up the crane and drive it 1,020 km himself to Ostrava.
ALE acquires ECR
Thursday, April 10, 2014 ALE has announced the acquisition of the majority shares of ECR Group based in Gladstone, Australia. The company said that following the success of the joint venture ALE ECR Heavylift, both parent companies decided to cement this successful pairing by bringing the ECR business into the ALE group.
SpitzLift upgrades lightweight portable crane
Tuesday, April 08, 2014 SpitzLift have made to their aluminum lightweight portable crane, adding a new load limiter switch and improving its ergonomics.
DOLL and Lawsons Haulage to collaborate
Tuesday, April 08, 2014 German transport specialist DOLL has partnered with Lawsons Haulage on a transport project for Network Rail in the UK. The job involved the construction of 1t 1m panels. One challenge the firm found was that the panels were not self-supporting, meaning that there was a risk of deflection for the panels and the trailer itself.

News Archive