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Terex launch new family of high capacity luffers
Monday, July 09, 2012 Terex has launched the first in a new family of extra-large capacity luffing jib tower cranes, the 45t CTL 650 F45, which will be manufactured at it’s Fontanafredda, Italy facility.
New appointees to top team at Tii Group
Thursday, June 21, 2012 Two new managing directors have been appointed to take over the reins at transport trailer manufacturer Scheuerle and its Sister company Kamag.
Ainscough go west with new acquisition
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 UK firm Ainscough Crane Hire has purchased Plymouth-based rental company West Country Crane Hire, adding over ten cranes, a fleet of lorry loaders and five depots to Ainscough’s assets.
AGS partner with Bouygues
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 Gie Bouygues Construction Matériel has contracted operator assistance device manufacturer AGS to supply and install anti-collision systems for Bouygues tower cranes, and provide staff training on the system’s use.
New crawler cabins exhibit Terex family resemblance
Tuesday, May 29, 2012 In line with efforts to establish a distinct ‘Terex family’ aesthetic across its product lines Terex crawler cranes produced in Zweibrucken will now be fitted with a newly-designed cab.
Fleet File—Just two weeks to get listed
Tuesday, May 22, 2012 Entries for Cranes Today’s independent survey of who owns what in the crane industry—Fleet File—can now be taken through our time-saving online survey form.
Pilot offered with new function
Thursday, May 10, 2012 HBC-radiomatic in Germany has announced that its “wii-style” Pilot controller is now available to with a new function controlling the crane though tilting hand movement.
Brunnhuber tests emergency hoist
Wednesday, May 02, 2012 Crane builder Brunnhuber has completed testing for the first of two 50t portal cranes for emergency work on the locks of the Moselle River.
UK tower crane register costly, ineffective
Thursday, April 12, 2012 Following an independent review of health and safety legislation in the UK, British workplace health and safety regulator the HSE has announced proposals to drop its public tower crane database. Despite costing the regulator £51,000 to run, only three members of the public queried the database.
Woodland turbine challenge for Voser Transport
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 A Swiss special transport firm has completed a difficult job requiring navigation of steep tracks through forest terrain while carrying wind turbine components, including rotor blades measuring over 40m long.
Sarens UK charity event and open day rescheduled
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 Sarens UK has moved the dates for its two-day charity golf event and open day, originally scheduled for 3rd May, to 12th July to include a programme of public workshops.
Narrow Sheuerle SPMT provides power for Schmidbauer
Wednesday, April 04, 2012 German crane rental and special transport firm Schmidbauer has moved a large transformer through the narrow streets of Wiesbaden, Germany and even tighter passageways of an electricity substation.
Sarens putts charity first for UK anniversary
Friday, March 30, 2012 Sarens UK is holding a two-day event on 3rd May to mark its 15th anniversary with a charity golf tournament and an open day at its Teeside yard.
Iconic Berkeley boilers set sail thanks to ALE
Thursday, March 22, 2012 ALE has been helping to make recycling history at the UK’s decommissioned Berkeley Nuclear Power Station by arranging transport for five 310t heat exchangers to a Swedish low-level waste facility.
Jury returns Battersea tower crane collapse verdict
Friday, March 16, 2012 An inquest jury investigating the deaths of two men killed by a collapsing tower crane in London, UK on 26 September 2006, has returned a narrative verdict, after being instructed by the coroner not to consider an unlawful killing verdict.
Obituary: Mike Studd
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 Mike Studd, former managing director of UK-headquartered Hewden Stewart Plant Hire and Select Tower Cranes, a well-known figure in the tower crane industry, died March 4th after a long battle with cancer. A memorial service will be held in West Yorkshire next month.
Komas finalises Cargotec component partnership
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 Port equipment manufacturer Cargotec, headquartered in Finland, said it has completed the transfer of component manufacturing operations in Estonia to systems supplier Komas.
Lonardi moves up at Harrington as Miller goes to Kito Europe
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 Harrington Hoists has appointed Carlo Lonardi as COO, as current VP of operations Scott Miller crosses the Atlantic to become MD of fellow Kito subsidiary Kito Europe.
Tadano Faun supplies four all terrains to Foselev Group
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 Over the last two months, crane builder Tadano Faun, in partnership with Diesel Hydraulique Services (DHS), has supplied four all terrain cranes from its ATF 70G-4 series to the Foselev Group.
Sennebogens come together for REWE’s €30m logistics centre
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 Two Sennebogen cranes have worked for contractors Max Bögl Bauservice and Wiesbauer on a new €30m logistics centre in Mönchhof near Frankfurt Airport for retail and tourism firm REWE.

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