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  • Ron Schad joins Liebherr in USA

    Crane industry veteran Ron Schad has been appointed at Liebherr responsible for sales in the Midwestern United States of crawler cranes, duty cycle cranes and foundation...

  • Extra time to enter 2015 ESTA Awards

    There's still time (but not much) to enter ESTA's awards programme. The final deadline for entries for the 2015 ESTA Users' Night and Awards has been extended to Monday 2...

  • Knorr-Bremse trailer control app for Goldhofer

    Knorr-Bremse, a manufacturer of braking systems for commercial and rail vehicles, has developed a remote control app that allows the driver to control trailer functions...

  • MacGregor subsea cranes for ZPMC

    Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry (ZPMC) has ordered four MacGregor subsea cranes, including a 400 tonner with 3,000 metres of rope...

  • New Tadano for AMS

    Aertssen Machinery Services has taken delivery of a new 145 tonne capacity Tadano GR-1450EX rough terrain crane on three axle carrier...

  • Tadano Mantis introduces work platform

    The aerial work platform has a load capacity of 340 kg and is compatible with all nine models in the Mantis crawler crane range....

FEATURES
  • Insurance and risk management

    Sorting out the correct insurance and planning risk management is a vital step in protecting your business. Laura Hatton speaks to experts in the industry...

  • Remote turbines challenge crane industry

    The trends for taller turbines and remote locations in the wind energy market pose a challenge for the crane industry. Laura Hatton investigates...

  • Extra factors in heavy lifting

    Space constraints, site safety and ground conditions are having an impact on the heavy lift sector. Laura Hatton investigates...

  • Signature bridge

    The development of a cable stayed bridge in India’s capital city of Delhi is underway. Partha Pratim Basistha reports...

  • Up for discussion: a review of the 2014 WCTS

    A turnout of more than 260 high-level delegates at the 2014 World Crane and Transport Summit in Florida, USA, further bolstered the success of this established event...

  • Steering for success

    The rough terrain crane is classed as a versatile, robust and cost effective tool. Laura Hatton finds out what new models are available...

  • Deep waters

    Work in the offshore lifting sector is being carried out in deeper and increasingly remote waters. This asks for a different type and size of offshore equipment. Laura Ha...

  • Transport 50: Breaking records

    This year the 2014 Transport 50 table received a record number of entries and updated fleet information and continues on a path of healthy growth. IC reports...

  • Rising abilities of crawler cranes

    The design of the latest generation of crawler cranes is being clearly defined by customer requests and site requirements. Laura Hatton reports...

  • 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-...

 

 

 

 

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