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September 2022

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Vattenfall and Mammoet collaborate to develop new wind farm cranes
30 September 2022 New climbing crane design offers CO2 savings, minimised community impact, and cost benefits and could bring a step-change in the way windfarms are built, claims Vattenfall.

Precision placement for Schares
29 September 2022 A step lifter on Cometto SPMT lifts and moves 160t rail bridge into position.

Landmark operation
29 September 2022 Mammoet lowers bridge arch sections, weighting up to 1,150t each, in compact job site accessible only via tunnels using a swivel arch lowering methodology utilising strand jacks for minimum ecological impact.

Bauma China 2022 cancelled
29 September 2022 Chinese government’s anti-Covid-19 policy results in Messe Muenchen cancelling forthcoming Bauma China 2022.

Faymonville CombiMax PA-X with Joker axle
23 September 2022 Additional flexibility realised with new trailer and axle combination.

Hiab launches super heavy loader crane
23 September 2022 New range-topper loader crane from Hiab comes with advanced control system.

Updates transform Manitowoc 999 into MLC250
23 September 2022 Classic Manitowoc 999 crawler model bought into the company’s MLC line-up.

Five new Liebherr flat-top cranes for Otto Wulff
23 September 2022 The construction of school buildings in Leipzig will be the first project for German construction company’s new tower cranes.

Offshore telescopic crane order
16 September 2022 MacGregor supplies new-gen offshore wind turbine installation vessel with telescopic cranes to support cargo and load handling during wind turbine installation.

Tadano provides training for Tiong Woon operators
16 September 2022 29 days of technical training provided by Tadano at Tiong Woon’s head office.

Five Liebherrs for Emsley
16 September 2022 Three LTM 1060-3.1s and two LTM 1040-2.1s for UK rental firm.

Wind work for South Korea’s first MLC650
09 September 2022 Small set up space requirements plus increased lifting capacity from boom-insert kit and VPC-MAX mean Manitowoc lattice boom crawler is selected for large wind work job.

Cranes Today September issue out now
09 September 2022 Download your free copy here.

First sight of Böcker electric truck crane
09 September 2022 Böcker presents its first fully electric steel-aluminium truck crane.

New Hiab heavy loader crane
09 September 2022 New compact 90-tonne metre heavy loader crane packed with technology.

August 2022

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GGR open day for industry event
31 August 2022 UK’s GGR Group to host open day for Industry Lifting Lead Associated Professionals Group.

Bennetts first to buy Saez range-topper
30 August 2022 New 36 tonne capacity SL 730 luffer to be used for lifting pre-cast concrete slabs for off-site building construction work.

RRC buys first Liebherr
26 August 2022 Welsh crane firm expands fleet with first Liebherr mobile crane, underscoring the crane’s growing popularity in the UK.

Tower crane generators pack a punch
26 August 2022 Falcon’s new fleet of Punch Flybrid machines boost generator power whilst reducing fuel use and increasing sustainability.

Enerpac gantry lifts powerplant turbine
26 August 2022 130 tonne turbine lifted 14 metres for installation in India.