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Sponsored: Latin American giant 21 December, 2016 Locabens is the leading tower crane operator in Latin America and boasts the largest and newest fleet in the region. The company, now based in São Paulo, was founded in the 1960s by Afonso Carvalho who started out as a representative of a construction hoists manufacturer in 1955. > read more

ConExpo heads south 07 September, 2015 ConExpo, the biggest US construction equipment trade show, is launching a new event in Santiago, Chile, targeting equipment buyers in Latin America. ConExpo Latin America takes place from 21–24 October.

Latin America Project round up 11 February, 2014 This month we review projects from Mexico, Colombia and Brazil.

In our fleet: Peru 04 December, 2013 Grúas Alquileres

Racing to Brazil 23 August, 2012 Brazil’s historically unpredictable approach to infrastructure means it has to gear up for the 2016 Olympics and the 2014 World Cup. Kevin Walsh looks on as the crane industry lends a hand.

Job map 23 August, 2012

Caracas, Venezuela
Venezuelan state owned petroleum company PDVSA has ordered 76 flat top cranes from Terex, for use on a project to build 50,000 new homes a year. Half of...

Towers double-team cable-stayed bridge 20 June, 2008 ???Two towers have teamed up to construct a major cable-stay bridge in São Paolo, Brazil. The two cranes were a Potain MC85A from Brazilian dealer and rental company Locabens, and a Brazil-made 120tm Pingon BR 120 from Rio de Janeiro firm Pingon.

Market blossoms for Brazil towers 20 June, 2008 São Paolo, Brazil's housing market is booming, in contrast to the situation 4,000 miles northeast in Miami, and local companies are scrambling to keep up with demand, reports Will Dalrymple

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