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  • Enter the IC Tower Index 2014

    While some companies have already submitted information for International Cranes and Specialized Transport magazine’s 2014 listing of the world’s largest tower crane-owni...

  • Kobelco Cranes sales up 47%

    Strong demand across all regions pushed first quarter fiscal revenues to US$ 164 million....

  • Mammoet wins $80 million wind farm contract

    Mammoet and Ballast Nedam have secured a contract worth €60 million (US$ 81 million) to construct the Westermeerwind offshore wind farm in Ijsselmeer, Netherlands...



  • ALE delivers for Carrington power station

    An alternative logistics solution involving transport by barge on an inland waterway was ALE’s answer to a power plant component transport challenge on the Carrington pro...

  • Deadline extended to enter Transport 50 listing

    The deadline has beene extended to submit information for International Cranes and Specialized Transport magazine's 2014 Transport 50 listing...

  • Munich build for Riedel Bau

    General contractor Riedel Bau has rented a Wolff 166 B tower crane from Wolffkran to help with the construction of a new building in Maximiliansplatz, Munich, Gemany...

  • Up and down at Cargotec

    For the first half of 2014 sales at Cargotec were up 3 % on the same period a year earlier but in the most recent quarter they were down 4 % on Q2 2013. Orders were up bu...

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  • Testing transports

    As wind turbine components keep getting bigger the challenge for transport companies and equipment manufacturers to overcome these difficulties gets ever more complicated...

  • The Knowledge: Time to weigh

    Following on from and linked to the centre of gravity topic from last month’s article, is this month’s equally important subject of weighing a load. Marco van Daal report...

  • The second generation

    High capacity gantry cranes have been in the industry for more than 50 years. Vladimir Nevsimal looks at how the second generation of gantry cranes was designed...

  • SPMT guidelines to boost safety

    Radical new guidelines for the operation of self propelled modular transporter (SPMT) are due to be published in the third quarter of 2014 in an attempt to reduce the num...

  • A bright idea

    Crane lighting packages are an asset in the set up and tear down of mobile cranes....

  • IC50 2014 shows growth

    In its 19th year the IC50 ranking of the world’s largest crane-owning companies once again has a higher total index value and is up in almost all respects, albeit more mo...

  • The Knowledge: Central focus

    A topic central in more ways than one both to lifting and transport operations is centre of gravity. CoG can be an issue that makes or breaks a project says Marco van Daa...

  • The Waverley route

    Transporting and installing a new concrete bridge from Ireland was a major part of a bid to resurrect an historic railway line in the UK. David Weston reports...

  • Telescopic crawler cranes: Speed and space

    Easier to move, fast set up and dismantling telescopic crawler cranes are becoming a popular choice for end users. Laura Hatton speaks to several manufacturers to find ou...

  • Crane safety: Making the inspection

    Australian OHS Regulations require that registered mobile and tower cranes must undergo a major inspection at the end of their design life. Brent Stacey looks at the insp...

  • Loader cranes: Continuous development

    An increased focus on electronics, stability and higher payload is informing the design of articulating loader cranes. Laura Hatton speaks to manufacturers to find out mo...

 

 

 

 

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