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Mycrane and Pesco sign MoU
22 October, 2021 Digital crane rental platform to work with energy industry contractor

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Buoyancy abounds
30 September, 2021 A snapshot of the current lifting and transportation industry in Germany. Christian Shelton reports
  • Spatial awareness
    Anti-collision systems have proved themselves on challenging jobsites around the world but what does the future hold for this technology? Christian Shelton reports.
  • Show and shine
    Those in the market for a new truck crane are spoilt for choice at the moment. Christian Shelton reports.
  • High maintenance
    Mining companies have become good customers of tower crane manufacturers, appreciating this crane type’s benefits over others when it comes to maintenance jobs. Sotiris Kanaris reports.
  • Alpine-Ready Wolff Tower Cranes
    Designed to withstand avalanches and wind speeds of up to 220 km/h, two freestanding Wolff tower cranes will remain fully erect on an alpine job site for the next four years.


LATEST COMMENTS

Adaptability nurtures innovation
30 September, 2021 Hi, I'm the new editor of Cranes Today; some of you may already know me from my previous job in the world of crane publishing. Starting a new job at the tail end of a global pandemic is certainly a new experience for me. It's particularly strange as, apart from being lucky enough to continuing writing about cranes and specialised transport, I'm still working from the same (home) office. To mark the occasion I am now sitting on the other side of my desk to provide a different perspective of my working environment...
  • The new oil
    When interviewed for a feature on the Middle East market a few months ago, executive director at Al Faris Kieve Pinto said low oil prices caused uncertainty in the market and that there was a drop in investment in large scale oil and gas projects in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • A real threat
    ‘Connectivity’, ‘Big Data’, ‘Industry 4.0’, ‘Internet of Things’ are popular buzzwords, predominantly associated with positive effects on business. Technological evolution has benefited businesses in various ways, most importantly by boosting efficiency of production.
  • Shifting trends?
    Urbanisation was a topic mentioned in a number of presentations delivered by industry experts at our Tower Crane Virtual Conference. It is a trend that had a major impact in the crane market, both in terms of demand as well as product development.
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LATEST EQUIPMENT NEWS

Sponsored: Lifting The Same Load With A Lighter Wire
17 May, 2017 Green Pin® introduces the Power Sling® Shackle in action!
  • Sponsored: The History of Åkerströms Björbo AB
    Founded in 1918, Akerstroms Bjorbo AB develops, produces, markets and services robust products to a global market for radio remote control of industrial cranes, mobile applications, door-opening systems and locomotives.
  • Sponsored: Kobelco celebrates order of Mammoet for 17 units Kobelco cranes at Bauma
    On Thursday 14th April 2016, the 4th day of BAUMA 2016, KOBELCO celebrated the order of MAMMOET for 17 units KOBELCO cranes with a speech and handshake followed by a traditional Japanese sake ceremony with the MAMMOET team and the KOBELCO team dressed in MAMMOET red Japanese happi coats. Ceremonial hammers were used to break open the sake barrel, after which the sake was shared with the gathered crowd in typical Japanese square wooden cups with the logos of MAMMOET and KOBELCO branded on opposite sides. KOBELCO also handed over to MAMMOET: a Kabuko samourai helmet, sword and bow with arrows.
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