Cranes Today Magazine


Danish construction projects utilise Geda lift systems
15 September, 2023 Shopping centre and school builds in Copenhagen utilise lift systems from Geda.


Cream of the crop
24 July, 2023 The annual ESTA Awards celebrate the cream of the European lifting and specialised transport industry. We present a snapshot of this year’s winners, providing a perspective of the cutting edge work currently being conducted in Europe.
  • Ports adapt to greening
    The world is changing. Sustainability is becoming ever more urgent. Ports and docksides are playing their part to make it happen. Julian Champkin reports.
  • Economies of scale
    Specialised transport is increasingly helping to make the world a more sustainable place. Julian Champkin reports
  • Reactor replacement
    Lift and move by Mammoet’s Liebherr LR 1750 crawler minimises disruption at methanol plant.
  • New cranes or old?
    When your crane is ageing it is time to get a new one… or is it? Refurbishment can bring older machines back to as new and may be a more economical and environmentally-friendly option. Julian Champkin reports.


Sustaining the green revolution
17 July, 2023 Incredible lifting and transport work is happening all around the world (see page 34 for a snapshot of just some of the awardwinning work being carried out in Europe alone). This issue, however, underscores a recurrent theme that, month on month, is growing in momentum across our industry: sustainability.
  • America's most wanted
    It was great to see so many readers at the recent ConExpo show in Las Vegas and, boy, what a place! Although this was my third time attending the show the spectacle of the city never ceases to amaze me.
  • Lines of thought
    Whilst compiling this issue it occurred to me that there are parallels between producing the magazine and some of themes of the features in it...
  • Next Generation
    Flights booked. Hotel room reserved. ESTA sorted. Yes, Cranes Today will soon be heading to Las Vegas for the ConExpo 2023 trade show.


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17 May, 2017 Green Pin® introduces the Power Sling® Shackle in action!
  • Sponsored: The History of Åkerströms Björbo AB
    Founded in 1918, Akerstroms Bjorbo AB develops, produces, markets and services robust products to a global market for radio remote control of industrial cranes, mobile applications, door-opening systems and locomotives.
  • Sponsored: Kobelco celebrates order of Mammoet for 17 units Kobelco cranes at Bauma
    On Thursday 14th April 2016, the 4th day of BAUMA 2016, KOBELCO celebrated the order of MAMMOET for 17 units KOBELCO cranes with a speech and handshake followed by a traditional Japanese sake ceremony with the MAMMOET team and the KOBELCO team dressed in MAMMOET red Japanese happi coats. Ceremonial hammers were used to break open the sake barrel, after which the sake was shared with the gathered crowd in typical Japanese square wooden cups with the logos of MAMMOET and KOBELCO branded on opposite sides. KOBELCO also handed over to MAMMOET: a Kabuko samourai helmet, sword and bow with arrows.