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  • Liebherr lifts its own at Rostock

    Two Liebherr LHM 600 mobile harbour cranes and two Liebherr LG 1750 lattice boom mobile cranes worked together to lift a Liebherr RL-K 7500 subsea crane in a single lift...

  • Auction success for Hewden

    Crane and construction equipment rental company Hewden in the UK said that more than 850 lots were sold during its auction held in October 2014...

  • New CEO at CICA

    The Crane Industry Council of Australia (CICA) has appointed Brandon Hitch as chief executive officer. Hitch takes over from Alan Marshall who is retiring...


  • New repair facility for H&E

    H&E Equipment Services has opened a new EnCore crane remanufacturing facility to service Manitowoc cranes in Belle Chasse, Louisiana, USA...

  • 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...

  • XCMG sells online with Alibaba

    Major Chinese equipment manufacturer teams up with country’s leading e-commerce site...

  • Linden Comansa on multi million Euro build

    Copper producer the Aurubis Group has put a Linden Comansa 21LC290 tower crane to work at a sulphuric acid plant near Pirdop in Bulgaria...

  • School build for Schmidbauer

    Crane service provider Schmidbauer used a Tadano ATF 220G-5 all terrain crane to help construct a new school and childcare centre in Sendling, Munich, Germany...

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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