Cranes & Specialized Transport Sector News

A history of the Job of the Year competition
The SC&RA Job of the Year contest is a monumental tradition that has been going strong for 57 years.
How is lift planning integrated in safety and business?
Hannah Sundermeyer speaks with engineering experts about the current state of lift planning.
Canadian market sees post-pandemic revival
2022 is shaping up to be a solid year for the lifting, rigging and heavy haul market in Canada.
Tips to navigate a North American move
Things to look out for when preparing specialized transport projects across the USA, Canada and Mexico. Mike Chalmers reports
How to navigate “nuclear verdicts”
Bill Smith discusses a case of litigation gone wrong and the legislative change that is needed in many plantiff-friendly states.
What are the latest tower crane projects?
Niamh Marriott reports on some of the latest tower crane projects being carried out on sites around the world
Newcomer leads revival of Sany America cranes
Doug Newcomer is candid and sincere about his team’s plans to successfully relaunch Sany crane products. 
What are the big advantages of mini crawler cranes?
Saving time and money, and even improving safety, these tiny models can go where no other can
Previewing June’s TCNA conference
Who is speaking at the third Tower Cranes North America conference in Miami, USA, 21 and 22 June and what will they say? ICST reports.
Emerging trends and new models in the gantry market
ACT rounds up the latest products and innovative gantry features hitting North America.
What is Al Faris lifting and transporting in Iraq?
Leading Middle Eastern crane and transport specialist Al Faris has further broadened its presence in the region with its latest projects in Iraq.
How to protect workers from toxic metals
The construction industry needs to consider interventions on all fronts connected to worker safety, writes Joel Dandrea, Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association CEO
Your guide to the 2022 SC&RA Annual Conference
Attendees of the 2022 Annual Conference will be treated to business, history and Washington D.C. culture in SC&RA’s very own backyard.
How can jobsite health and safety be improved?
Managing jobsite health and safety risks is vital for the future of the construction industry 
Record-breaking year for equipment sales
Demand for equipment was maintained throughout 2021, although some areas have seen a drop in sales
What is this tower crane constructing in Norway?
The Comansa tower crane has been put through a process of adaptation and customisation at a shipyard in Haugesund, Norway
When to use specialized trailers
Specialized trailers come in all shapes and sizes to transport all manner of loads. Now new functions are getting them on the road to sustainability. Niamh Marriott reports.
What are the latest crane operator aids on the market?
A collection of load moment indicator, rated capacity limiter and related technologies.
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