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  • Mammoet Netherlands switches to cleaner fuel

    Mammoet is set to become the first company in the industry to use cleaner-burning Shell gas-to-liquids fuel to power its cranes and trucks in the Netherlands...

  • Lifting challenge overcome on Forth Road Bridge job

    UK-based Rope and Sling Specialists provided a below-the-hook solution to lift a truck-mounted access platform during overnight repairs on the Forth Road Bridge in Scotla...

  • Join the industry

    The SC&R Foundation in the USA is helping to address the industry's skills shortage with a new short video that highlights the exciting opportunities from a career in lif...

  • 650 student attendance gives Lift & Move USA a major boost

    Lift & Move USA careers programme makes big impact with 650 students and veterans attending the second event in Houston, Texas...

  • DeFeo appointed Kennametal president and CEO

    Ron DeFeo, who until last month was Terex chairman and CEO, has been appointed president and chief executive officer at Kennametal Inc in the USA...

  • Palfinger up nearly 16%

    A revenue increase of 15.7 % at Palfinger, to a new record high, boosted the Austrian manufacturer which also showed a 58 % rise in earnings before interest and taxes...

  • Tadano revenue rises again

    Sales at Tadano for the first nine months of the 2015 financial year to the end of December 2015 were up 3.2 % on the same period of the previous year...

  • European operator licence plans move forward

    Progress made in plans to create European Crane Operator Licence scheme after working group focuses on learning outcomes at meeting in the Netherlands...

  • Fast-track mobilisation in the Caribbean

    Mammoet has started work on the construction of a thermo-electric power plant in the Dominican Republic. Punta Catalina is the biggest power generation project in the Car...

  • Maxim overcomes dual lift challenge

    Bridgeville, Pennsylvania, USA-based Maxim Crane Works completed a challenging dual pick at an energy plant in Cincinnati, Ohio...

FEATURES
  • New Krøll tower for wind turbine erection

    A new luffing jib climbing tower crane from Krøll in Denmark sets new standards in the wind turbine erection market, writes Heinz-Gert Kessel...

  • Insurance: getting the right cover

    Industry experts discuss insurance premium costs, claims, damage statistics and how clients can reduce their total insurance costs...

  • Transdata in record rotor move

    Specialist transport company Transdata in Brazil completed the transport of one of the largest rotors in the world for the new Belo Monte Hydropower Plant...

  • Big in the world

    Small working spaces, lifting over existing structures and operating in hazardous environments all with huge and heavy loads on the hook are just a few of the challenges...

  • The Knowledge: Around in the ground

    In the 21st article of his regular series, Marco van Daal takes a closer look at what goes on around and underneath a crane when lifting wind turbine components...

  • Rough terrains: A growing interest

    The main market for rough terrain cranes has shifted and manufacturers are introducing upgrades and new higher capacity models. Laura Hatton finds out more...

  • Efficient lifting below the hook

    Being versatile while improving safety and productivity are just some of the requirements for below the hook equipment. Laura Hatton reports...

  • All terrain ability

    Thomas Schramm, Tadano general manager sales and marketing, explains the importance of high gradient capability in all terrain cranes to Alex Dahm...

  • The Knowledge: A force to reckon with

    This month, Marco van Daal looks at the common dangers of erecting the latest generation of wind turbines and discusses ways to prevent wind associated accidents...

  • Environmental matters: Engines

    In response to emission laws and the impending Stage V regulations, manufacturers are looking at different designs to save weight and fuel. Laura Hatton investigates...

  • Bridging the beach

    Imperial Power Services got creative when they couldn’t fit their crane onto the premises of a nuclear power plant. John Skelly reports...

  • Rising demands on crawler cranes

    Crawler cranes need to be versatile, transportable, and above all, safe. Laura Hatton looks at what new models and technologies are available...

  • Tower cranes: City safety

    Safe application of tower cranes on often cramped inner city sites presents particular challenges to those responsible for the installation. Heinz-Gert Kessel reports...

 

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