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First lift for 2000 tonne Modulift spreader beam
25 November 2021 2000 tonne capacity MOD 1100/2000 used for first ever lift.

World’s largest crawler built by Sany
25 November 2021 Shandong Haiwan Hoisting Engineering takes delivery of 4,500 tonne capacity Sany SCC45000A.

Another big lift for Big Carl at HPC
25 November 2021 Replication effect saves time and drives efficiency, says EDF

Spira uses new Potain flat-top in German city centre
24 November 2021 Ease of transport and installation of Potain MDT 569 cited as reasons for crane selection at Karlsruhe technology institute jobsite

New Grove all terrain for Johnson Arabia
24 November 2021 Dubai, UAE-headquartered crane rental company Johnson Arabia has expanded its fleet with the purchase of a 150 tonne capacity Grove GMK 5150L all terrain crane. Johnson Arabia said it made the purchase following improving market conditions and opportunities arising from the Expo 2020 – a World Expo currently being hosted by Dubai (from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022).

Prangl erects pylons in Austrian Alps
18 November 2021 Three Liebherr cranes used by Austrian crane contractor to erect pylons for high voltage power cable in the province of Salzburg

Comansa flat-top works on Indian railway bridge
18 November 2021 The first cable-stayed railway bridge in India is being built with the aid of a Comansa 21CM550

TNT buys Demag AC 700-9
18 November 2021 700 tonne capacity class Demag all terrain crane bought by TNT Crane & Rigging from CraneWorks

Dismantling of iconic Canadian bridge
16 November 2021 Four-stage bridge dismantling project is utilising Mammoet jacking towers, SPMT and strand jacks.

First Manitex Valla 210R goes to Ainscough
15 November 2021 UK lift and installation firm Ainscough takes delivery of first Manitex Valla battery-powered pick and carry mini crane.

Liebherr launches 400 tonne crawler crane
11 November 2021 Liebherr-Werk Nenzing extends the maximum capacity of Liebherr’s crawler crane range by 100 tonnes

Largest order ever for Broshuis completed
10 November 2021 170 semi low loaders trailers delivered to US army

Mammoet transports two transformers
10 November 2021 Detailed planning required for the transport of two transformers across Texas

Marr Contracting opens London office
08 November 2021 London office to provide a base for Marr’s UK and international business development, project delivery, and operations.

Faymonville optimises MultiMAX Plus semi-trailer
02 November 2021 Semi-trailer enhancements make MultiMAX Plus particularly suitable for the transportation of mobile lifting and height access equipment

Mammoet and Cometto collaboration
02 November 2021 Mammoet moves windfarm tripod using Cometto MSPE

Kalmar launches digital platform
02 November 2021 Single point of access and greater transparency offered by new digital service, claims Kalmar.

Eco Truck wins Noise Abatement Society award
02 November 2021 Lawsons’ gas-engined Eco Truck with electric-powered Hiab wins UK award for best practice in noise reduction

Hareket moves powerplant items
02 November 2021 Turkish company transports components for two powerplants from Turkey to Uzbekistan.

Manitowoc appoints G Machinery as new Grove distributor in Japan
01 November 2021 G Machinery sells two all terrains shortly after appointment