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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.
Mexican port upgrades crane fleet
Friday, July 17, 2009 Mexico's Corporation Integral de Comercio Exterior, SA de CV (Grupo CICE) has ordered a Generation 5 G HMK 6407 mobile harbour crane from Germany’s Gottwald for its operations at the Port of Veracruz.
First MTC 78000 offshore crane delivered
Thursday, July 09, 2009 Liebherr has installed its first MTC 78000 heavy lift offshore crane, the most powerful machine yet produced by the German company and one of the world’s largest offshore slewing cranes.
Ship-to-Latin America
Wednesday, June 17, 2009 Kalmar has received an order for two ship-to-shore (STS) cranes from customers in Latin America looking to increase their cargo handling capacity.
Building Brazil
Tuesday, June 16, 2009 Tower cranes are becoming the new force in high-rise construction in Brazil, replacing traditional techniques. Two recent projects in São Paulo and Belo Horizonte demonstrate this.
Manitowoc targets Latin America with Schiller
Monday, May 18, 2009 Manitowoc has extended the responsibilities of Ingo Schiller, its vice president of sales and marketing for the Americas, to include Latin America. The company said this would allow it to utilize his experience to take advantage of this promising market.
Cranes Today Buyer’s Guide 2009
Monday, April 20, 2009 Time is running out to put your company in front of those with buying power in the international construction crane market by placing a listing in the 2009 Cranes Today Buyer's Guide.
Crane simulation to grow port business
Wednesday, February 18, 2009 Simulation training will help Freeport Container Port in the Bahamas boost its operations and grow as an international container transhipment hub.
Q3 earnings stall at Palfinger
Monday, November 10, 2008 Palfinger has released results for the nine months to 30 September 2008, showing earnings before interest and tax almost static at EUR75.06m, only 2.3% on the same period last year. The company is looking to control capacity, and to compensate for declines in the cranes sector with inorganic growth in other segments
Two Liebherr luffing jib cranes construct Latin America's tallest tower
Wednesday, September 24, 2008 Two Liebherr luffing jib cranes are being used to construct Latin America's tallest tower, the 300-metre (984ft) Torre Gran Costanera in Santiago, Chile, with another 12 Liebherr tower cranes being deployed for the construction of the Costanera Center, of which the tower forms the key element.
Mundo Grua uses LR 1750 to lift at Repsol YPF
Monday, June 30, 2008 Argentina's largest crane rental company Mundo Grua sent its new Liebherr LR 1750 to Repsol YPF's Planta, Buenos Aires refinery directly from the port. The crawler lifted loads of 130t up to 84m high. Its next job will be at the Thermal Powerplant José San Martin in Santa Fe, where the new crawler crane will lift vessels with weight of 200 tonnes.
Makro signs up with Suzlon
Wednesday, March 26, 2008 Brazilian crane rental firm subsidiary Makro Service has won a contract from Indian windmill manufacturer Suzlon to transport 80t generators in Brazil.
Global Marine Energy losses widen, as EMER deal progresses
Friday, January 04, 2008 Global Marine Energy has reported widening losses for the first half of 2007/08, despite increasing revenues. The company blamed the gap on provisions for losses in future crane contracts.
Cattron appoints Brazil manager
Friday, November 23, 2007 Radio remote control manufacturer Cattron Group International has appointed Marlon Piva as industrial sales manager for Cattron-Theimeg Americas Ltda. Piva will be responsible for sales of the company’s industrial products throughout Brazil. He will report directly to Laercio Neves, General Manager of Cattron-Theimeg Americas Ltda.
PM reorganises ownership
Monday, October 29, 2007 Following an unsuccessful launch on the stock market in June, Italian construction machinery firm PM Group has a new president and a new ownership structure.

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