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  • Tadano sales up nearly 16%

    Sales at Japanese crane manufacturer Tadano were JPY 44,082 million (US$ 425 million), up 15.7 % on the first quarter of the 2013 financial year...

  • bC India on track

    December exhibition expected to take up 120,000 m2 on its move to Delhi, the same size as bC India 2013 in Mumbai....

  • Air Products acquires Shuttlelift mobile gantries

    Air Products has taken delivery of two Shuttlelift DB 70 double-beam mobile gantry cranes for its facilities in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, and Palmetto, Florida, USA...


  • New QLY crane from NDF

    Crane manufacturer Zhengzhou New Dafang Heavy Industry Science& Technology (NDF) in China has launched a new model in its QLY series, the QLY1560 self propelled tower cra...

  • First job for LR 11000 in Romania

    Crane service provider Felbermayr put its Liebherr LR 11000 crawler crane to work for the first time at the Petrom refinery in Plojesti, Romania...

  • Tadano ATF 180G-5 for FTO

    Lifting service provider FTO Fertigteilwerk Obermain, based in Germany, has taken delivery of a Tadano ATF 180G-5 all terrain crane...

  • Six deck cranes for SWS

    TSC Group Holdings Limited (TSC) signed a contract with Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS) to supply six deck cranes...

  • Palfinger and Kamaz joint ventures

    Two joint-venture companies will be established in Russia between Palfinger AG and OJSC Kamaz. One will be for the manufacture of truck bodies and the other for producing...

  • Mammoet installs 14,000 tonne platform

    International heavy lifting and transport specialist Mammoet helped install a 14,000 tonne power platform into place in the North Sea between the UK and continental Europ...

  • Top change at Arcomet

    Philippe Cohet replaces Dirk Theyskens as chairman of the executive committee at Arcomet, one of the world's largest tower crane rental companies...

FEATURES
  • Extreme power: working in the energy sector

    Companies need to adhere to strict safety and training programmes to work in the energy sector. Laura Hatton reports...

  • Weighing continued: finding the co-ordinates

    As shown last month a weighing can be used to determine the X and Y co-ordinates of a load. When it comes to the Z co-ordinate, however, it can be a different matter, as...

  • Floating forward

    The use of floating cranes, automation technology and heavy lift cranes that can turn any port into a heavy lift port are having a major impact on the way that dockside l...

  • Testing transports

    As wind turbine components keep getting bigger the challenge for transport companies and equipment manufacturers to overcome these difficulties gets ever more complicated...

  • SPMT guidelines to boost safety

    Radical new guidelines for the operation of self propelled modular transporter (SPMT) are due to be published in the third quarter of 2014 in an attempt to reduce the num...

  • The Knowledge: Time to weigh

    Following on from and linked to the centre of gravity topic from last month’s article, is this month’s equally important subject of weighing a load. Marco van Daal report...

  • The second generation

    High capacity gantry cranes have been in the industry for more than 50 years. Vladimir Nevsimal looks at how the second generation of gantry cranes was designed...

 

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    This compilation of five-years of IRN100 survey data provides a unique insight into the global rental industry; a sector which is adept at changing and reinventing itself. The period from 2009 to 2013


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