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  • Leitch adds PM crane and Mercedes truck

    In Ireland Leitch Trans Lift has treated itself to a brand-new Mercedes-Benz Arocs truck mounted with an hydraulic crane from Autogru PM in Italy...

  • Overhead Cranes handbook

    A new handbook focusing on training requirements, pre-shift inspection, operation, hoisting personnel for overhead cranes has been launched by the Crane Institute of Amer...

  • Another Kato for John Sutch Cranes

    John Sutch Cranes in the UK has boosted its fleet with the addition of a new 20 tonne capacity Kato CR-200Ri city class wheeled mobile telescopic crane...

  • Crane game

    A new simulation game for smartphones and tablets enables players to conduct a range of construction-related activities, including controlling large cranes...

  • Ready to roll

    BigRoll Shipping has taken delivery of a new ship, completing its fleet of four deck carriers designed to ship equipment to large, inaccessible energy projects...

  • Empire Crane purchases Tadano telecrawlers

    The Empire Crane Company is adding two new Tadano Mantis telescopic boom crawler cranes to meet demand for its rental fleet in the northeast of the USA...

  • FPT to supply Liebherr with engines

    Engine manufacturer FPT Industrial in Italy has signed a deal with Liebherr Machines Bulle in Switzerland to supply 4.5 litre diesel engines...

  • Power transformers delivered

    Beluga Projects Logistic overcame a series of challenges when transporting seven power transformers across Russia under harsh environmental conditions...

  • Megalift orders four Liebherr cranes

    The Megalift fleet of rental cranes in Germany will be boosted by the addition of four new wheeled mobile telescopic cranes from Liebherr-Werk Ehingen...

  • ALE 4,300 tonner to work in London

    A super heavy lift crane from ALE with a capacity of 4,300 tonnes has been erected in West London, UK, for a major dismantling project in the Earl's Court Masterplan...

FEATURES
  • SPMT update: Upping capacity

    Manufacturers have been increasing the axle load capacity of their self propelled modular transporter (SPMT) offering. Katherine Weir investigates the trend...

  • Looking up for rough terrain cranes

    New rough terrain models and series from the major manufacturers suggests an impending resurgence of interest for this crane type. Katherine Weir reports...

  • Alternative rope

    An update on the evolving use of synthetic fiber crane rope...

  • A class above

    All-terrain cranes give owners lifting and transportation advantages far above other crane classes. D.Ann Shiffler reports....

  • Recipe for success

    Hannah Sundermeyer reports on how permitting companies successfully navigate advances in permitting automation and increasing regulatory obstacles...

  • Wide, high and heavy!

    Bigge Crane and Rigging in the USA transported two 500,000-pound convection modules using a dual-lane Goldhofer trailer system...

  • Back in the hot seat

    With close to 50 years of working in the crane industry, John Alexander reflects on his career and the evolution of crane safety. D.Ann Shiffler reports...

  • Sling protection

    Sling and rigging training has helped raise the awareness and need for sling protection, but much work still needs to be done. Michael Gelskey reports...

  • Win wind!

    The Kelly Creek Wind Farm in the USA was finished on time due to an efficient crane package provided by Sterett Crane & Rigging...

  • Oversized expertise

    In hopes of a promising 2017 market, pilot car businesses possess powerhouse potential. Hannah Sundermeyer reports...

  • Offshore lifting

    Low oil prices and reluctance from customers to invest in projects hasn’t stopped the offshore industry in developing new lifting products and finding new markets...

  • A powerful technology

    Telematics technology is catching on as crane owners understand the value of the information they can achieve. D.Ann Shiffler reports...

  • Major international transports for Lift and Shift

    A series of challenges were overcome by Lift and Shift on a door-to-door contract to transport spools and containers for the FDH joint venture from India to Kuwait...

 

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