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July 2020


Moritsch cranes in Amsterdam
13 July 2020 Italian general contractor Rizzani de Eccher is using its four new Moritsch Cranes luffers for the construction of the Y-Towers building complex in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Bauma China 2020 going ahead
10 July 2020 Bauma China’s organiser Messe München announced that the trade fair will take place as planned at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) from November 24 to 27, 2020.

Potains for Birmingham’s tallest tower
09 July 2020 Two Potain MR 295 luffing jib cranes are being used for the construction of the 103 Colmore Row, the tallest office building in Birmingham, UK.

Hans Frey Mobilkran chooses Tadano HK 70
09 July 2020 German firm Hans Frey Mobilkran has been a Tadano customer since 2002, previously opted for used machinery but has recently taken delivery of a new 70t Tadano HK 70.

Fatal crane accident in London
09 July 2020 One person has died and four were injured after a tower crane collapsed on a construction site in London, UK, yesterday afternoon.

Romanian dealer for Terex RTs
08 July 2020 Terex Cranes has added Romanian firm RET Utilaje to its growing dealer network to offer Terex’s line of rough terrain cranes throughout Romania.

New testing center for Pintsch Bubenzer brakes
07 July 2020 Brake products supplied by Pintsch Bubenzer USA will be tested by two new dynamometer test stands at the manufacturer’s research and development center in Betzdorf, Germany.

Strategic alliance for Modulift and Pewag
07 July 2020 UK spreader and lifting beam manufacturer Modulift and Austrian chain manufacturer pewag group have announced a “strategic alliance.”

Airpes spreader beam for wind farm lifts
07 July 2020 Lifting, weighing and below-the-hook equipment manufacturer Airpes has shipped the first in a series of 75t adjustable spreader beams to a wind turbine manufacturer. Airpes says the beam can also be used beneath the hooks of mobile cranes in the field.

Seven Wolffs in Amsterdam
06 July 2020 Seven Wolffkran cranes are currently being used for the construction of the ODE development in the heart of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Two Demag cranes for Weiss Kranservice
06 July 2020 Mindelheim, Germany–based Weiss Kranservice has added a Demag AC 220-5 and a Demag AC 300-6 to its fleet. The new all terrain cranes will be used for the assembly of the company’s 280 tower cranes.

Dumberger orders six Liebherr self-erectors
06 July 2020 Dumberger Bauunternehmung recently took delivery of the first three of six Liebherr 125 K fast-erecting cranes, it also ordered a LiTRAX high-speed axle.

Terex to manufacture cranes in India
02 July 2020 Terex has announced that it will start manufacturing cranes at its plant in Hosur, India, from 2021.

Manitex updates CD4430R
01 July 2020 Manitex International has updated its 27t (30USt) CD4430R rough terrain rail crane.

New French dealer for Jekko
01 July 2020 French aerial work platform manufacturer ATN Platforms, part of Fassi Group, has replaced Fassi France as the official Jekko distributor in France.

June 2020


Terex tower crane dealer for Sweden
29 June 2020 Terex Corporation has appointed Cranbalt as its distributor for tower cranes in Sweden.

Liebherr launches Remote Service App
29 June 2020 Liebherr has expanded its digital product portfolio for crawler cranes, deep foundation equipment and maritime cranes with the development of a Remote Service App.

F&M Mafco’s online auction
29 June 2020 F&M Mafco will host an online auction in July using the new feature from the industrial networking platform Krank.

New board members for NCCCO Foundation
29 June 2020 The NCCCO Foundation Board of Directors has announced the election of two new members to its Board: Garry Higdem, CEO of Mario Sinacola& Sons, and Ingo Schiller, president of Tadano America.

Morrow appoints COO and CFO
29 June 2020 US tower crane company Morrow Equipment has appointed Peter Juhren as the new president and COO, and Mark Beals as vice president and CFO.