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Talking cranes in booming Asia The Asian crane industry is booming in ‘turbulent times’ said international crane expert Stuart Anderson at the Cranes Asia conference held on 7–8 September by Cranes Today Magazine.
Negotiating the border It’s been a long time coming but the well-established campaigns for uniform regulations on international special transport are making headway, slowly but surely. Kevin Walsh speaks to ESTA and the SC&RA to find out the current state of play.
Regulatory overload Regular overload testing will soon be extinct as changes in crane design make it costly and impractical. In Europe, regulations are changing across EU borders as manufacturers send out the message that regular overload tests have to go. The FEM is releasing a position paper that will help hirers kick the habit. Cristina Brooks reports