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Bigge Crane and Rigging recently completed a job at a port in Northern California, lifting components for a new biomass power plant.
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Crane hire veteran turned inventor Klaus Scholpp has been awarded with a Red Dot Award in product design for his power-free skate product, Powerattack MTC 25 CC, intended to replace forklifts.
Liebherr announced this month that it is establishing a mobile crane division in Argentina.
Orkney-based contractor Heddle Construction has recently added a Liebherr LTM 1220-5.2 mobile to its hire fleet, making the firm owners of the largest mobile crane based in the Orkney Isles.
Crane rental firm Gastel Zurawie has purchased four Liebherr mobile cranes to improve the number of lower to mid-range cranes available in its more than 50-strong mobile crane fleet.
Liebherr’s new LHM 550 mobile harbour crane is helping to boost container handling capacities and reduce handling times at the Port of Odense in Denmark.
Robotics researchers from Germany believe they hold the key to future global electricity generation. If successful, their work could even supersede the important role of cranes in some lifting jobs.
UK rental firm Baldwins Crane Hire has added a 500t Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 mobile crane to its fleet.