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Palfinger Buses it in Brazil
25 September, 2012
Last week Palfinger acquired bus lift manufacturer Tercek in Brazil.
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Huisman do Brasil under construction
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 Dutch marine heavy lifting supplier Huisman broke ground for a new production facility in the port city of Navegantes, Brazil this September.
New Latin America sales role for Link-Belt’s Rogers
Thursday, June 21, 2012 Link-Belt has appointed Corey Rogers to the newly created position of regional sales manager for its Latin American operations.
Manitowoc’s Brazilian factory to start production
Thursday, April 12, 2012 Manitowoc’s first factory in Latin America has been opened this month and is expected to start production of rough-terrain cranes within the week, with the first deliveries scheduled for mid-June.
Manitowoc results show strong activity in Americas
Thursday, February 02, 2012 Manitowoc reported fourth quarter 2011 sales of $1.0bn across all its segments. This figure was up 24.5% in the quarter from 2010, thanks to a buoyant performance by its crane segment in the Americas region.
Link-Belt starts New Year with five new appointments
Tuesday, January 03, 2012 Promotions within manufacturer Link-Belt’s service and training departments, along with senior management moves, will see several Link-Belt employees begin the New Year with new responsibilities.
New Cargotec boom truck crane for emerging markets
Monday, October 31, 2011 Cargotec has launched the latest of its ST line of boom truck cranes, the lightweight ST 080, designed specifically for users of stiff boom cranes in emerging markets.
Linden Comansa flat tops used in airport expansion
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 Three Linden Comansa flat top towers have been delivered for work on an extension of the El Dorado International Airport in Bogotá, Colombia.
Bespoke gantry performs ALE’s biggest Peruvian lift
Monday, September 26, 2011 UK firm ALE has successfully completed its heaviest Peruvian lift, a 463t de-ethaniser column being installed for the Malvinas Gas Plant expansion project.
New Manitowoc website
Monday, June 13, 2011 Manitowoc has launched a Portuguese language website targeting its growing construction markets in Brazil.
Terex’s Thomas takes on top job in Latin America
Thursday, June 09, 2011 Terex Corporation has appointed its former senior vice president for product development and marketing, Jacob Thomas, as the new president for Terex Latin America.
Liebherr supplies container cranes to Kuwait and Brazil
Monday, May 09, 2011 Leibherr Container Cranes says it is scheduled to deliver its first two container cranes in Brazil and a large order for the cranes in Kuwait.
Gottwald supplies 100t harbour mobile in Chile
Thursday, January 27, 2011 Demag Cranes AG subsidiary Gottwald Port Technology are to supply Puerto Angamos in the Chilean mining community of Mejillones with what they claim will be the largest mobile harbour crane for container handling in the Americas.
Brazil boom signals Gottwald growth
Thursday, May 06, 2010 Gottwald said orders for two four-rope grab mobile harbour cranes in Brazil demonstrate its successful growth in the bulk handling market in Latin America.
Terex Noell makes waves in Central America
Thursday, March 04, 2010 The Port of Acajutla, El Salvador will be the first container terminal in Central America to use a Terex Noell hydrostatic straddle carrier, as it invests to improve its operational efficiency.
Manitowoc’s Birkhauser retires
Friday, January 08, 2010 Dave Birkhauser, Manitowoc’s senior vice president of sales for the Americas region, retired from the crane industry at the end of 2009.
Used equipment proves popular in Spain
Monday, September 21, 2009 US industrial auctioneer Ritchie Brothers has sold more than EUR16m (USD23m) of cranes, trucks and heavy equipment at an unreserved auction in Moncofa, Spain.
Modification makes waves in Argentina
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 Buenos Aires Container Terminal Services SA (BACTSSA) has modified two RTGs operating at the Port of Buenos Aires, as it prepares for increasing annual TEU movements through the port.
Tower crane makes quick work of concrete silo
Friday, July 31, 2009 A solitary Linden Comansa 5LC 5010 tower crane has been used at high speed to construct a 57m-high concrete silo for Votorantim, as it expands its facilities in the town of Nobres, in the state of Mato Grosso, Brazil.
Tower cranes continue advance in Brazil
Thursday, July 30, 2009 Five Liebherr tower cranes are being used on a refinery expansion project in Brazil; the first time towers have been used on an electro-mechanic project in the country.
Skyscrapers fall through the floor
Tuesday, July 28, 2009 Skyscraper construction has declined by almost 11% in the first six months of 2009, according to Emporis, a global provider of data on commercial real estate and construction.

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