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  • Terex expands Explorer AT range

    A 130 tonne capacity class all terrain model has joined the Terex Cranes Explorer series of all terrains. The Explorer 5500 has a maximum load moment of 395 tonne-metres...

  • Tadano sales up 13% in first half of 2014 financial year

    For the first half of the 2014 financial year Japanese crane manufacturer Tadano reported an increase in sales of 13.1 % to JPY 98,121 million (US$ 841 million)...

  • Strong turnout for 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...


  • Big crawler in Indonesia for GTA Construction

    Heavy lift specialist contractor GTA Construction used a 1,350 tonne capacity crawler crane to lift an ammonia converter at a fertiliser plant in South Sumatra, Indonesia...

  • New Shuttlelift SL for Westmore

    Westmor Industries in the USA has taken delivery of a new Shuttlelift SL 50II rubber tyred mobile gantry crane...

  • Australian installation by ALE

    Heavy lift and transportation service provider ALE completed the transportation and installation of a 650 tonne column in Darwin, Australia...

  • Billion Euro project for Crane House

    Dutch crane specialist Crane House has put five Manitowoc crawler cranes to work on a €1 billion (US$ 1.25 billion) liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Dunkirk, Franc...

FEATURES
  • 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-...

  • A solid bond for height safety system

    Refinement of the TRAM fall restraint system for mobile cranes and other vehicles has led to the development of a bonding method for attaching the components to a crane's...

  • Material options for ropes

    New materials and technologies, for example, synthetic fibres and automatic rope adjustment technology, are changing the way that ropes and winches are designed. Laura Ha...

  • A changing market in Europe

    Europe is a vast market and with energy and infrastructure projects in development, the forecast for the next twelve months is good. Laura Hatton investigates...

  • Tailor made designs

    The market for customised transport equipment is on the rise, as more and more end users request tailor-made transports to suit their specific needs and requirements. Lau...

  • An easier drive

    As markets in the energy sector continue to improve, so too does the demand for boom truck cranes. Laura Hatton finds out more...

 

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  • Special Report: Earthmoving 2014Special Report: Earthmoving 2014

    KHL’s Special Report on earthmoving equipment, comprises new product news, case studies and machine specifications published by in the pages of International Construction during 2014.


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