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Home sweet home
29 April, 2022
Houses are needed everywhere. All kinds of cranes can help build them. Julian Champkin reports.
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Logical progression 29 April, 2022 Stuart Anderson charts Liebherr’s logical development of large crawler cranes.
Weighty Matters 29 April, 2022 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 29 April, 2022 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.
Green revolution 24 March, 2022 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 24 March, 2022 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 24 March, 2022 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 24 March, 2022 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.
Mountain climbing 24 March, 2022 A Sennebogen 613 crawler crane transports itself along a steep and narrow route to a mountaintop job site in Switzerland.
Smooth operator 17 February, 2022 Ludo Mous, director of operations at Mammoet, speaks to Cranes Today about the company’s extensive SPMT fleet. Christian Shelton reports
A changing landscape 17 February, 2022 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 17 February, 2022 The Gulf States continue to produce oil but are diversifying. Meanwhile extraordinary prestige projects continue. Julian Champkin reports.
Lightning strikes twice 17 February, 2022 Typhoon-proof Comansa 21LC660 tower cranes help connect two Philippine islands.