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  • Ruthmann appoints Amco in Spain

    Germany-based Ruthmann has appointed Amco Machinery & Consulting as its distributor in Spain. In addition Amco will be responsible for marketing in Spain...

  • Major deliveries for Broshuis

    Trailer manufacturer Broshuis reported deliveries of a large number of its SL Air trailers in recent weeks...

  • Zapata new dealer for XCMG

    Chinese crane manufacturer XCMG has appointed Zapata as its new dealer in Mexico for its cranes and its ranges of construction equipment...


  • Barnhart acquires Sicklesteel

    Sicklesteel will continue to operate under its own name but will have full access to Barnhart's national network...

  • Big crawler orders from Weldex

    Weldex, the largest crawler crane rental company in the UK, has taken delivery of the first of two 650 tonne capacity Terex Superlift 3800 lattice boom crawler cranes...

  • Journey to the Black Sea for RTL

    Project logistics provider RTL, based in Russia, helped deliver 15 units of equipment to oil and gas company Tatneft at the construction facility in Nizhnekamsk, Russia...

  • Rech Kransrevice adds new Liebherr

    German crane service provider Rech Kranservice has added a new 200 tonne capacity Liebherr LTM 1200-5.1 wheeled mobile telescopic crane...

  • Twin lift for Al Jaber

    Al Jaber Heavy Lift and Transport, based in the Middle East, has used a 3,200 tonne capacity Terex CC 8800-1 Twin to carry out lifts at a petrochemical development in Qat...

  • Job loss and competition fears over emissions regulations

    Crane manufacturers say the timetable for implementation of Stage V engine emissions regulations in Europe is unworkable and will have a huge negative impact on the indus...

  • Manitowoc presents new city tower cranes

    Manitowoc launched a new Potain range of city class tower cranes, the MDT CCS City range, during an event at the manufacturer’s facility in St Pierre de Chandieu, France...

FEATURES
  • 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...

 

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