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  • Wolffkran acquires HTC Plant

    Tower crane manufacturer Wolffkran has acquired UK rental company and Wolffkran distributor HTC Plant from owner PC Harrington...

  • Napier Port takes on Terex

    Terex Port Solutions has received an order from Napier Port in new Zealand for two Terex Gottwald Model 6 mobile harbour cranes...

  • Mammoet installs steel bridge in Lithuania

    Heavy lift and specialized transport service provider Mammoet has transported and installed a pedestrian bridge across the Alytuas Park valley in the city of Alytus, Lith...

  • Kobelco excavator and crane businesses to merge

    Parent company Kobe Steel has indicated it will re-integrate Kobelco Construction Machinery and Kobelco Cranes following winding-down of CNH excavator alliance at the end...

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  • 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...

  • The Knowledge: Bullets on the move

    As a way of illustrating some of the skills and techniques described in previous Knowledge series articles, Marco van Daal presents a case study of a major moving project...

  • A lighter alternative

    Hoist ropes made from synthetic polymer fibres instead of steel wire, and electric winches instead of hydraulic ones are making an impact on the industry. Laura Hatton in...

  • Truck cranes: A growing trend

    The latest designs of truck cranes are offering higher lifting capacities, leaving the lower end of the lifting scale for the truck mounted variant. Laura Hatton reports...

  • Intermat preview: new in Paris

    April 2015 sees the global construction equipment industry migrate to France for the Intermat exhibition. IC previews the show...

 

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