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Europe Project round up This month we review projects from Guernsey, France, Sweden and Germany.
Emergency recovery When a helicopter crashed into a tower crane in Central London, crane owners Brookfield Multiplex confounded pessimists by arranging the supply of one of the country's biggest mobile cranes from hirers Ainscough. Will North reports
Weldex’s crawler sinks tunneling machine Weldex has used a 1,350t Liebherr crawler to lower a tunnel boring machine for the new Crossrail line connecting London's Heathrow airport in the west, with Canary Wharf in the east.
Under-the-hook update This month Cranes Today takes a look at rigging products developed for wide-ranging industries including light construction, oil and gas, and salvage. The Versabar Claw is designed to quickly remove sunken topsides offshore. Other companies focus on lighter loads, such as Pemco, offering a pipe safety hook. For lifting light loads without electricity, we interview Global Track on a new hook for its manual overhead crane.
Job map Showing off jobs around the region.
Ancient and modern UK’s Ainscough does a royal job; American firm Lomma lifts a shuttle.