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Aparna’s Potain tower crane fleet
Positive experience with its 16 Potain MCT 85s leads Indian real estate to invest in four of the crane’s successor model: the MCi 85 A.
Palfinger strengthens service network
Loader crane manufacturer says it is investing in artificial intelligence to further increase the efficiency of its spare parts service.
Fleet management system for ABA Crane Hire
New fleet management system provides safety and site management benefits for UK crane company
Cometto supplies parts for Swiss ASTRA project
A Swiss government traffic bridge solution designed to minimise motorway disruption during roadworks is utilising a selection of Cometto products.
Colibri cranes for Awind
3D motion compensated Colibri cranes comprise part of MacGregor offshore wind turbine vessel equipment deal.
Refinery work for LTM 1120-4.1
Mintor uses four-axle Liebherr LTM 1120-4.1 at Sardinian refinery
New Tadano RT for JDM
Tadano launches 25 tonne capacity rough terrain for the Japanese Domestic Market (JDM)
Complex bridge job for Ainscough
Three cranes used to assemble and install a bridge in Sugar House Island, east London, UK.
Two weeks until Vertikal Days
Countdown until ‘Europe’s largest lifting equipment’ trade show takes place in Peterborough, UK
ESTA in-person meet cancelled
Return to virtual autumn meet for ESTA in face of Covid 19 upsurge in Finland
Tadano harmonises websites
Japanese crane manufacturer Tadano has launched new regional websites for customers in Europe and Pan American regions as part of its brand harmonisation strategy.
King Lifting fleet expansion
Nine new Liebherr cranes enhance UK crane company’s fleet
Crane replacement work at space station
NASA commissions Sarens for crane replacement work at John F. Kennedy space station
Gottwald for Canadian port
Logistec Stevedoring increases capabilities and sustainability with purchase of a Gottwald Model 7 Mobile Harbor Crane
RTGs for Irish port
Dublin Ferryport Terminals extends handling capabilities with purchase of five additional Kalmar rubber tyred gantry cranes
Long blade transportation system
A manoeuvrable alternative to extendable vehicles for transporting wind turbine blades launched by Faymonville.
Tadano truck crane for Castell-Autokran
Germany crane company futureproofs with purchase of HK 4.070-1
Crane rental comparison site goes global
Ex-commercial director of Mammoet Russia expands online crane rental franchise Mycrane internationally.
Alpine-ready Wolff tower cranes
Designed to withstand avalanches and wind speeds of up to 220 km/h, two freestanding Wolff tower cranes will remain fully erected on an exposed alpine job site for the next four years.
Schmidbauer claims German lifting and transportation records
German oil refinery Bayernoil, which supplies oil to Bavaria and northern Austria, commissioned Munich-headquartered heavy lift and transport specialist Schmidbauer to transport two heavy reactors weighing 660 and 600 tonnes respectively. With ancillary equipment, the total on-road weight for each reactor was 880 tonnes. In successfully moving the reactors Schmid-bauer claims the record for the heaviest road transport in Germany. It also believes it carried out Germany's heaviest single lift when unloading them using its Demag CC 8800-1.