Cranes Today Magazine
Emil Egger AG erects six wind turbines in the Swiss Jura Mountains; LR 11000 and LR 1700-1.0 crawlers lift loads of over 70 tonnes to a height of 100 metres.Read more
PDI National Cranes uses new Link-Belt all terrain used for cell tower work in Ontario.
Baumann boosts heavy lift fleet with Enerpac SBL600 gantry
612 tonne capacity gantry, which can be transported on a flatbed truck, is the first Enerpac gantry for Baumann.
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Van Oord installs first turbine at South Fork offshore wind farm
Upgraded crane enables installation of latest generation turbines.
Wolff high-speed positioning assistance system now available
Increased control, safety, speed and efficiency are some of the benefits available, Wolffkran claims, for new and retrofitted cranes.
The crane cabin is where a 'oneness' between man and machine can occur. We look at elements enabling this connection, plus peek at the possible cab of the future. Cranes Today reports.
The pick and carry crane is typically small, electric-powered, Italian-inspired, and used indoors. As Julian Champkin discovers, though, there are exceptions.
Offshore wind's rising tide
This year the world’s installed wind-powered generation capacity is set to pass the one-terawatt mark with the greatest growth coming from offshore windfarms. The potential for floating offshore wind in Europe, the US and Japan is estimated in the region of 7 TW. Construction is happening at almost breakneck speed. Julian Champkin reports.
Hareket moves three large new Liebherr port cranes across internationally significant waterway in Turkey.
Rising to the occasion
Investment in equipment is strong across the region with a wide scope of work keeping rental firms busy. Cranes Today reports.
"Who wouldn’t want to travel to Italy for an exhibition?" asks Fabio Potestà, director of Mediapoint & Exhibitions, the company responsible for organising the forthcoming GIS 2023 lifting trade show (see News page 18). "We have some of the best scenery, food, and hospitality in the whole world.”
Make do and mend
A pamphlet issued by the British Ministry of Information in the midst of WWII contained the phrase 'make do and mend'. It was designed to provide housewives with useful tips on how to be both frugal and stylish in times of harsh rationing.
Celebrating industry innovation
Loads are getting bigger and heavier. How can the industry continue lifting and moving ever-increasing load weights and sizes? Innovation is the way...
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...
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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.