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A crane inspector certification programme has been developed by the NCCCO in conjunction with the Crane Certification Association of America (CCAA), offering inspectors of tower, mobile and overhead cranes distinct certifications.
Marginally increasing revenues in the third quarter of 2011, a year on year comparison reveals American crane rental firm Essex’s rental revenue has climbed 69% from $6.34m to $10.7m, giving its CEO, Ron Schad, a sound argument for rising demand in multiple categories: Schad foresees more used crawler sales as well as boom truck, self erecting tower crane and rough terrain category utilisation increases.
Kobelco has launched its new G-Series cranes, first on display as pre-production units at ConExpo this year, in Europe. As well as offering a range of fuel saving features and a new particulate burning EUR IIIB engine, the CKE lift cranes in the series will gain a single- to dual-flow switch for the hydraulic circuit, making them able to tackle duty cycle type jobs.
At a stadium expansion project taking place in the city of Vitoria-Gasteiz in northern Spain, Liebherr has used an LR 11350 crawler crane to lift the arena’s prestigious 200t roof.
At the ICUEE demo show, in Louisville, Kentucky, Link-Belt is showing its newly launched, 110USt (100t) TCC-1100 telescopic crawler crane. The company also plans to demo the Link-Belt Pulse total crane operating system.
Liebherr recently celebrated the 35th anniversary of its production facility in Nenzing, Austria, which produces mobile harbour, ship, offshore and crawler cranes while developing industry-leading technologies such as carbon fibre crane parts.
Back in July of this year, Industriemontagen (IMO) subcontracted German firm Maxikraft to complete a job lifting a set of aircraft hangar door trusses at the Berlin-Brandenburg International (BBI) airport.
Following the recent opening of its new Georgia headquarters, Sany America has announced three partnership agreements with distributors appointed for the northern, southern and mid-western regions of the US.
Crawler crane import company Crane Business has supplied a 70t Marchetti Sherpa 70.42L to Dutch geotechnical, infrastructure and maritime specialist contractor Geka Bouw for work installing foundation piling.
UK tower crane hire firm Falcon Crane Hire has founded a new company, Anglian Mini Cranes, which will specialise in hiring mini cranes.
Unic Cranes Europe has appointed Amir Engineering, based 9 miles east of Tel Aviv in Petach Tikva, as the exclusive dealer of its mini crawler cranes.
Terex Cranes has announced it will close its Wilmington plant operations over the next few months despite recovering demand in the North American market.
At the start of the summer, the world saw the advent of two of the largest crawler cranes ever to be made in China, Zoomlion’s 3,200t ZCC3200NP and the Sany 3,600t SCC8600TM.
Heavy lift and transport company Maxikraft have used a Terex CC 6800 to assist repairs on a 5MW wind turbine at the Hooksiel wind farm in northern Germany’s Jade bay.
From August last year to June 2011, BKF used a telescopic mobile crane to restore a 150-year-old windmill belonging to the Foundation for Monument Preservation Dongeradeel in Dokkum, the Netherlands.
Essex Crane Rental has lifted the tallest lock gate in America to aid repairs at the John Day Dam on the Columbia River using a barge-mounted Manitowoc 888 crawler crane.
Vertikal Days 2011 took place on a Warrington racecourse on 22-23 June. Visitors braved rain to see at least six new cranes. Chinese Zoomlion, Italian JMG and American Terex were among the crane builders launching mobile and industrial crane models redesigned for local markets.
Demag AG’s management and supervisory boards have unanimously rejected an unsolicited bid for the company from Terex, saying the company is worth far more than the €41.75 a share offer.
Manitowoc Crane Care has improved the availability of its EnCORE crane repair and remanufacturing service by adding current Manitowoc distributor Shawmut Equipment of New England, South Dakota, to its EnCORE Partners programme.
German crane rental firm Schmidbauer has helped to erect a 52m tall sculpture, named after 1930’s Hollywood icon Mae West, on a busy roundabout in Munich.