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  • Liebherr lifts its own at Rostock

    Two Liebherr LHM 600 mobile harbour cranes and two Liebherr LG 1750 lattice boom mobile cranes worked together to lift a Liebherr RL-K 7500 subsea crane in a single lift...

  • Auction success for Hewden

    Crane and construction equipment rental company Hewden in the UK said that more than 850 lots were sold during its auction held in October 2014...

  • New CEO at CICA

    The Crane Industry Council of Australia (CICA) has appointed Brandon Hitch as chief executive officer. Hitch takes over from Alan Marshall who is retiring...


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  • The Knowledge: Unloading dolly loads

    This article completes a series of three. We have seen what bolsters or turntables are and the various different types. Last month’s article highlighted some transport sc...

  • A challenging angle for tower cranes

    City centre job sites with complicated high rise requirements and limited space are calling more and more for luffing jib tower cranes instead of saddle jib types. Heinz-...

  • A solid bond for height safety system

    Refinement of the TRAM fall restraint system for mobile cranes and other vehicles has led to the development of a bonding method for attaching the components to a crane's...

  • Material options for ropes

    New materials and technologies, for example, synthetic fibres and automatic rope adjustment technology, are changing the way that ropes and winches are designed. Laura Ha...

  • A changing market in Europe

    Europe is a vast market and with energy and infrastructure projects in development, the forecast for the next twelve months is good. Laura Hatton investigates...

  • Tailor made designs

    The market for customised transport equipment is on the rise, as more and more end users request tailor-made transports to suit their specific needs and requirements. Lau...

  • An easier drive

    As markets in the energy sector continue to improve, so too does the demand for boom truck cranes. Laura Hatton finds out more...

  • Working towards a greener future

    From the manufacturing process to making equipment more recyclable, manufacturers are reducing the impact their products have on the environment. Laura Hatton investigate...

  • The Knowledge: Dolly or not

    It is not always a straightforward decision when considering whether a load or a route is suitable for a dolly type transport. Marco van Daal reports...

  • Effective lifting

    Automation, synchronisation and more lifting capacity are just a few areas that are shaping the development of telescopic hydraulic gantry cranes. Laura Hatton investigat...

  • All terrains ready for the world

    Different requirements around the world are influencing the design of all terrain cranes. Laura Hatton investigates...

 

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