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Tadano at industrial alcohol facility 16 September, 2019
A Tadano ATF 220G-5 from Schwarze’s fleet was used for works at Kraul & Wilkening u. Stelling’s industrial alcohol facility in Hannover, Germany. The 220t crane was needed to relocate six silos and to lift a tank wagon onto a low-loader.
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Tandem lift simulation
Monday, September 16, 2019 CM Labs Simulations, developer of Vortex training simulators, is launching a new Mobile Crane Simulator Training Pack that includes the industry’s only simulated mobile crane tandem lift exercise, as well as a competency demonstration exercise that provides a safe, objective tool for employers to assess crane operator skills.
A1A’s new web tools
Monday, September 16, 2019 A1A Software has introduced five new web tools for task specific lift planning activities in 3D Lift Plan.
North America’s first
Monday, September 16, 2019 Portsmouth, Rhode Island-based Steel Giraffe has used its new Demag AC 45 City all terrain, the first in North America, for a project on the Mount Hope Bridge connecting the Rhode Island towns of Portsmouth and Bristol.
PM in flood damaged Dales
Thursday, September 05, 2019 Collett has delivered four giant steel tubes to the Yorkshire Dales, UK, which will be used to divert a waterway in order to allow the reconstruction of a damaged bridge.
Maxim acquires Solley
Tuesday, September 03, 2019 Maxim Crane Works, and Solley Equipment & Rigging (Solley Crane) have entered into an agreement pursuant to which Maxim Crane will acquire Solley Crane.
HTC’s Salt to head up Wolffkran
Tuesday, September 03, 2019 Peter Schiefer has handed over his position as CEO of Wolffkran to Duncan Salt, the company’s former head of sales and service. Salt joined Wolffkran in 2015, when the manufacturer acquired its UK crane supplier HTC Plant, where he had been general manager.
Modulift for modular
Tuesday, September 03, 2019 Canadian modular building company Tilt Wall Ontario is using Modulift spreader beams for the construction of a new condo apartment block on the Muskoka Bay Resort in Gravenhurst, just north from Toronto.
Hoisting over obstacles
Tuesday, September 03, 2019 Three large Liebherr mobile cranes were sent by crane and heavy haulage logistics contractor Maxikraft, to complete a tricky job at a chemical plant near Halle, Germany.
Flexible Faymonville plays the Joker
Friday, August 30, 2019 Trailer manufacturer Faymonville has launched a new product range on the market for larger low bed combinations with the introduction of VarioMAX Plus. The manufacturer said the newly developed product for a payload of up to 105t at 12t axle load, combines the advantages of its ‘proven’ VarioMAX and CombiMAX systems.
Potain Zhangjiagang goes topless around the world
Friday, August 30, 2019 Manitowoc has expanded its Potain MCT topless crane range with the launch of the MCT 325. The crane, built at Zhangjiagang in China, aims to replace the hammerhead MC 310 and targets customers in global markets.

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