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  • Grove puts Potain to work in France

    France-based construction company Demanthieu & Bard recently chose a Grove GMK5250L all terrain crane to erect a Potain MD238A J10 tower crane in Nancy, France...

  • Wellmann moves 3,000 tonne topside

    Nigeria-based specialized transport company Wellmann recently moved an oil platform topside with a total weight of 3,340 tonnes to the Snake Island Integrated Free Zone i...

  • HTC Wolffkran adds Grove GMK6300L

    UK tower crane rental and distribution house HTC Wolffkran adds second all terrain crane to its fleet. The 300 tonne Grove will primarily be used for tower crane erection...

  • ALE expands marine services

    International heavy lift and transport company ALE has announced the expansion of its marine services to provide full offshore barge transportation...

  • TTS Group to be acquired by Palfinger

    Norwegian marine crane and equipment manufacturer TTS Group to be acquired by the Palfinger Marine subsidiary of Austria-based manufacturer Palfinger AG...

  • Aviation equipment delivered by InterMax

    Shanghai China-based logistics company InterMax moved a shipment of tanks and engine handling systems over land and sea to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia...

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  • Site report: Jack-up job for ALE

    Heavy lift and transport company ALE helped increase the height and alter the track centre distance of four container cranes at the Port of Antwerp in Belgium. IC reports...

  • Mini Crawler Cranes: Added extras

    The mini crawler crane market is embracing its diminutive size with a host of new products and a focus on added features, accessories and high safety levels...

  • The Knowledge: Mechanical advantage

    Marco van Daal uses a case study to illustrate several of the principles and calculation methods explained in earler articles in his The Knoweldge section of IC...

  • Operator assistance devices: Captain of the ship

    Stricter safety regulations are dictating how manufacturers are developing operator assistance devices but, at the same time, there is a conscious effort in the industry...

  • Site report: tower power

    Wolffkran’s strongest luffing cranes are working on the Kusile Power Plant project Kusile, Nkangala district, Mpumalanga province, South Africa...

  • Loader cranes: new and renew

    Interesting developments in the articulating or knuckle boom crane sector in the last year range from entire new crane ranges to some more detailed technical innovations....

  • Remote controls: Safe distance

    Three key trends in the radio remote control sector at the moment are safety, customisation and the display of data and other information...

  • The Knowledge: Craning a crane

    In a slight departure from the usual theme of this technical series, Marco van Daal uses a case study to illustrate several of the principles and calculation methods expl...

  • Tower cranes: building ships

    Special correspondent Heinz-Gert Kessel discusses the merits of tower cranes for use in shipyards. Economical and flexible crane logistics are required to cope with a qui...

  • Wind power India: powering upwards

    Changes in requirements for lifting and transportation work to erect and maintain wind turbines in India is creating demand for newer cranes and transport solutions...

  • The Knowledge: Reference time

    This is a case study of how the reference card, as highlighted in the previous article, can save time and can help in case of field modifications. Marco van Daal reports...

  • Operator training and certification

    Asset management - Smart crane companies are putting training at the heart of their recruitment and retention strategies. Phil Bishop reports...

 

 

 

 

 

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