Cranes Today Magazine


LATEST NEWS

Three new Hyva cranes
01 July, 2022 Hyva extends HB range with three new mid-range models.

LATEST FEATURES

Ensuring site safety
17 June, 2022 Heavy lift engineers Mustafa Al Abdulmohsin and Hussain Al Nassir, part of oil and gas company Saudi Aramco’s Heavy Lift Engineering Group, a division of its Transportation and Equipment Services Department, explain how the company is taking heavy equipment safety to new levels.
  • Electrifying changes
    Fossil-sourced diesel is no longer welcome at the party. It is noisy and polluting, and diesel-powered lifting is increasingly being banned from city centres. Julian Champkin finds that batteries may be the power of the future – and indeed of the present. It is here already...
  • Towering up
    Tower cranes are the standard on ob sites worldwide. Juian Champkin looks at the current crop.
  • All aboard
    Italian heavy lift and transportation specialist Fagioli successfully relocated two massive ZPMC Ship to Shore container cranes from Malta to France.
  • Fuel for thought
    Reinder de Haan, global segment lead for transport and logistics at Mammoet, speaks to Cranes Today about the company’s work in the oil and gas sector.


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Electric avenue
17 June, 2022 It was nice to catch up with some familiar faces at this year's Vertikal Days show in the UK in mid-May, not to mention all the new people we met whilst there.
  • Historical Perspectives
    For those of you into your tower crane history, we have a real treat for you this month. Contributor Stuart Anderson's article on page 31 provides great insight into how the tower crane market has developed since its start and, crucially, how it has changed over the last 20 years.
  • A golden anniversary
    In November 1972 the first ever edition of Cranes Today magazine was published. This means, later this year, we will turn 50! To celebrate this golden anniversary, over the course of 2022, we will look back at some classic issues from across the decades. This will be in print, across our social media pages and on our website. Digital copies of archive issues will also be made available; if you're interested in obtaining one please get in touch.
  • Evolution of the species
    Adaptability is a key quality for survival and it is a attribute demonstrated throughout this issue.
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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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