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Sennebogen helps to build bridges in Russia
08 October, 2014
A Sennebogen 7700 crawler crane has been used to construct an 800m-long motorway bridge in Russia.
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Tiong Woon increases profits as turnover drops
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 Singapore rental company Tiong Woon has reported a rise in net profit and a dip in turnover for both the quarter and the half-year. In its second quarter results, the firm recorded a 46% increase in net profit of SGD13.4m on SGD89m turnover this was down 10%. The company explained these financial changes were mainly due to lower contributions from Engineering Services and Trading divisions.
Linden Comansa’s bridge over the Red River
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 Five Linden Comansa 21LC550 18t tower cranes worked on a bridge across the Red River in Hanoi, Vietnam. The cranes have been working on the construction of five A-shaped concrete pylons to which clamping cables will be tied. The Linden Comansas were supplied to the Sumitomo Mitsui Construction Company by Asia-Ted, a dealer of Linden Comansa in Singapore.
Sennebogen 683 HD works on a new canal in Singapore
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 A Sennebogen 683 HD telescopic crawler crane has been used as part of a canal system expansion project in Singapore.
Nine Liebherrs work on housing complex in Yuen Long
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 Nine Liebherrs have worked on Hong Kong’s Yuen Long new town Yoho mid-town development. The thirty-nine storey high tower project began in 2004, and is now in the third phase of construction.
Wind powers XCMG forward
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 XCMG cranes have been used across a range of wind turbine erection jobs in China this summer.
Higher utilisation sees revenue rise for Tiong Woon
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 A higher utilisation rate and an increase in the number of heavy lift and installation projects boosted Singapore-based rental firm Tiong Woon’s yearly results. The heavy lift and haulage division of the company’s revenue rose 35% to SGD154.4m, contributing 77% of revenue and 94% of profit before tax. The firm's total revenue rose 36% to S$200.5m.
Liebherr deliver to Lebanon
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 Liebherr has delivered an LTM 1040-2.1 to Transport Houmani based in Beirut, Lebanon. The new all-terrain crane is the first in the country. The rental firm ordered the new mobile crane, which has load capacity of 40t.
Sany aids in earthquake recovery efforts in China
Friday, April 26, 2013 Chinese manufacturer Sany has sent truck cranes, excavators, vehicles and five rescue teams to aid earthquake relief in Sichuan Province, China. A tremor hit the Lushan County area of the region on 20 April, killing more than 190 people and injuring 11,000 others.
A Mighty deal for Sin Heng
Wednesday, April 03, 2013 Japanese company R&B Engineering has announced the appointment of Sin Heng Heavy Machinery Limited as a distributor of its Mighty Crane minicranes in South East Asian countries including Singapore, Myanmar and Indonesia.
Potain's tight fit in Mumbai
Monday, March 25, 2013 Indian real estate company, Indiabulls Real Estate has bought four Potain tower cranes from Manitowoc to work on a major residential development in Mumbai. The cranes feature particularly slim mast sections to fit narrow Indian lift shafts.
Penglai Jutal assembles rig
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 Engineering service provider Penglai Jutal assembled an offshore oil platform, lifting steel framework, on the coast of Penglai in China.
Citi launches securities lending service in India
Friday, October 05, 2012 Citi’s Securities and Fund Services, a division of Citi Transaction Services, today announced that it is the first international custodian bank to offer securities lending services on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) in India.
Sarens Zooms to North Africa
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 Global Crane Sales announced that it delivered the first 15 Zoomlion rough terrains to international hire firm Sarens.
Access Systems Technology supplies luffers in Singapore
Friday, September 21, 2012 Singapore-based hire firm Access Systems Technology supplied three of Linden Comansa’s biggest luffing jib tower cranes for the $420m Singapore National Art Gallery project.
Damen shipyards designs heavy-lift carrier
Thursday, September 13, 2012 Damen Shipyards Group introduced a design for its Damen Offshore Carrier 7500 (DOC), which may be used with a heavy-lift crane.
Al Faris invests in oil and gas
Thursday, September 13, 2012 UAE lifting firm Al Faris announced it would purchase USD$50m (€40m) worth of cranes in 2013, enlarging its specialised energy rental fleet.
Sany Palfinger JV gets go ahead
Tuesday, September 04, 2012 Authorities in China have approved the two joint ventures between Austrian Palfinger and Chinese Sany in the coutnry, enabling operations to begin immediately.
Singapore and Malaysian regulators speak at Cranes Asia
Thursday, August 23, 2012 The programme for Cranes Asia, Cranes Today's annual Singapore-based conference, has just been finalised, with the late addition of regulators from Singapore and Malaysia.
THI-Fulangjie launches SPMT
Tuesday, August 21, 2012 Tianjie Heavy Industries (THI) of Wuhan, Hubei province, China recently launched its TJ-S2.43 SPMT to meet the demand for transporting large scale, oversize and overweight cargo equipment that cannot be disassembled.
Sarens Australia wins big LNG and mining contracts
Thursday, August 16, 2012 In the last two months Sarens Australia secured more than four contracts for heavy cranage and heavy transport for works such as the Gorgon and Gladstone LNG Projects in Australia.

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