ESTA Awards 2020 winners announced

24 September 2020

Following the live online ESTA Awards and market webinar event held today, 24 September, we are pleased to announce the winners for 2020 in the ten categories listed below as follows:

ESTA AWARDS and market update 2020

Cranes telescopic lifting capacity less than 120 tonnes
Kynningsrud Nordic Crane

Cranes telescopic lifting capacity more than 120 tonnes

Cranes, lattice boom
Sarens NV

Transport A. Trailer and load under 120 tonnes GCW [gross weight]
Bolk Transport

Transport B. Trailer and load above 120 tonnes GCW [gross weight]
Kahl & Jansen

Combined techniques

Mammoet Europe BV

Innovation end user
Mammoet Europe BV

Innovation manufacturer
Tadano Demag


The two-hour event combined the online ESTA Awards of Excellence with three presentations focusing on the prospects for the crane and specialized transport sector in the coming years.

The chief energy strategist at IHS Markit, Atul Arya, gave an overview of global energy market trends. Arya’s background includes 20 years at BP. He was joined by Wim Sarens, CEO at Sarens Group, who talked about current “dynamic” market trends, and Chris Sleight, managing director at Off-Highway Research, who discussed the global market for cranes.

Congratulations to all the winners and thanks to the event sponsors, the shortlisted companies and all who entered for this year’s awards.

The award sponsors were Tadano Demag and Kässbohrer, and the supporting sponsors were Liebherr and Spierings Mobile Cranes

Look out for a full recording of the online event which will be made available at

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