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  • Bells and whistles galore

    For its CraneFest customer event, Link-Belt will roll out an all new truck crane that is sure to turn some heads. D.Ann Shiffler reports exclusively...

  • Tower transport for Van der Vlist

    Specialized transport company Van der Vlist helped move sections of a 97 metre high windmill through the Moerdijk terminal in the Netherlands...

  • Transformer project for Steder Group

    Transport company Steder Group Djibouti met a series of challenges to complete the transport of six transformers in Ethiopia...

  • Alstom takes delivery of Nicolas transporter

    Power generation and transport company Alstom has taken delivery of two self-propelled MHD G2 transporters from specialized vehicle manufacturer Nicolas...

  • Potain cranes at Pioneer Park

    Contractor Urban Ecoinfra is using six Potain tower cranes to help build the Pioneer Park development in Gurgaon, India...

  • First job for G²│K 600

    German transport service provider Kahl Schwerlast has used its Goldhofer G²│K 600 high girder bridge to transport a 261 tonne transformer...

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  • Boom trucks: Raising the bar

    The standard size and capacity of a boom trucks is on the rise. Laura Hatton investigates...

  • Transport project: Manoeuvres to the mill

    Somerscales Heavy Haulage negotiated the quirks of minor roads and small villages to deliver some large cement plant components to a remote site in the UK. David Weston r...

  • Latin America: Mining for industry

    The market across Latin America is mixed, with some areas down and others on the rise. Laura Hatton reports...

  • Hydraulic gantries: advanced lifting projects

    Telescopic hydraulic gantries are designed to be safe and efficient for lifting and positioning heavy loads in spaces where other crane types will not fit. Laura Hatton r...

  • The Knowledge: Pull force

    In this technical article Marco van Daal provides a detailed explanation of a truck's pull force, why it is important and how to calculate the actual theoretical pull fo...

  • Energy demands

    The energy sector poses a number of challenges for end users. Laura Hatton looks at how companies overcome these difficulties and what equipment they use...

  • All terrain cranes: Flexible working

    All terrain cranes are designed to be versatile, making them a popular crane choice all over the world. Laura Hatton takes a look at the latest models...

  • Dockside lifting: Super size upgrades

    Economy of scale is key in container shipping so, as ships get bigger, the cranes need to be larger too. Laura Hatton reports...

  • IC50: More progress

    This year marks the 20th edition of the IC50 ranking of the world’s largest crane-owning companies with a double-digit increase in the Top 100 total. IC reports...

  • Lighter designs

    In the first of a new series, Laura Hatton takes a look at how manufacturers are reducing the weight of cranes to improve performance and efficiency...

  • Telescopic crawlers: A rising demand

    The popularity of the telescopic crawler crane continues to rise as new applications are found and products are refined and further developed. Laura Hatton finds out more...

  • Interview: Skyline Cranes & Technology

    Aviv Carmel, general manager at Skyline Cranes & Technology Ltd in Israel, talked to Alex Dahm about the tower crane market in the country and his business there...

  • The Knowledge: Lift beams pros and cons

    Earlier articles in this series have explained the differences between spreader bars and lift beams. Here Marco van Daal moves on to discuss the merits of the latter...

  • End of an era

    Liberty Industrial used large tower cranes to dismantle a historic hammerhead crane alongside Sydney Harbour in Australia. IC reports...

  • A new direction for wind power

    Manufacturers and end users are looking towards new solutions and upgraded equipment to keep up with the demands of wind turbine installations. Laura Hatton investigates...

 

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