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  • Palfinger up 14% in H1 2015

    Record revenue (up 14 %) and strong earnings growth (up nearly 30 %) reported by Austria-based hydraulic loader crane manufacturer Palfinger Group...

  • Manitowoc down in double digits

    Declining sales of rough terrains and boom trucks were a primary contributor to a double digit sales decline at Manitowoc in the second quarter of 2015...

  • Journey home for ‘Busy Lizzie’

    Transport service provider WWL ALS helped deliver the Busy Lizzie tunnel boring machine to German manufacturer Herrenknecht following the completion of the Lee Tunnel Pro...


FEATURES
  • 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...

  • Regional features on tower cranes

    Saddle jib tower cranes follow very similar design principles wherever the cranes originate. It is a different story, however, for luffing jib tower cranes where manufact...

  • The Knowledge: Spreader bar design and application

    Spreader bars are a versatile, below the hook, rigging tool so widely used that often the concept is forgotten or neglected in the design stage of it. Marco van Daal expl...

  • Raising training standards

    As the focus on site safety and reducing crane accidents increases, the call for a global standard in training and certification is louder than ever. Laura Hatton reports...

  • Staying connected with radio control

    Frequency, data display and ergonomics are just some of the latest focus points shaping the design and function of remote controls. Laura Hatton investigates...

  • Cranes and transport Intermat 2015 show guide

    April 2015 sees the global construction equipment industry migrate to France for the Intermat exhibition. IC previews the show and provides a comprehensive guide for what...

 

 

 

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