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Stuart Anderson charts Liebherr’s logical development of large crawler cranes.
What used to be 'ultra-heavy' is today’s 'mid-range'; what is out of the question today might be possible next year. Gavin Kerr, global cranes director at Mammoet speaks to Julian Champkin about developments in the world of heavy lifting.
A safe haven
This month’s Job of the Month goes to the relocation of a 53 tonne Newton Chambers Koehring (NCK) crane owned by UK port, ABP Ipswich. The port commissioned marine contractor Red7Marine to relocate the crane from West Bank Quay, across the River Orwell, to Cliff Quay utilising its Haven Seajack 4 jack-up barge.
Lifting is overwhelmingly powered by fossil-fuel diesel. How can it become sustainable? Julian Champkin finds encouraging progress towards a carbon-neutral industry.
Standing their ground
Can their ability to withstand the toughest of conditions and operate on the roughest of ground secure the rough terrain's position in the crane market? Julian Champkin reports.
Walking the walk
CEO Joel Dandrea, CEO of SC&RA, shares his vision for the future of the Association with Cranes Today. Mike Chalmers reports.
Building back better
Chris Smith, Vice President Transportation at the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association, speaks to Cranes Today about the opportunities and challenges surrounding Biden’s $1.3 trillion infrastructure bill. Christian Shelton reports.
A Sennebogen 613 crawler crane transports itself along a steep and narrow route to a mountaintop job site in Switzerland.
Ludo Mous, director of operations at Mammoet, speaks to Cranes Today about the company’s extensive SPMT fleet. Christian Shelton reports
A changing landscape
With such a long history it's no surprise that the tower crane industry has evolved over time. What might be a shock, though, is how rapidly Chinese manufacturers have now come to dominate the global tower crane market. Stuart Anderson reports.
Middle Eastern Prestige
The Gulf States continue to produce oil but are diversifying. Meanwhile extraordinary prestige projects continue. Julian Champkin reports.