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    Manitowoc forges ahead under new leadership

    2020-09-09T21:03:00Z

    Aaron Ravenscroft, Manitowoc president and CEO, is prepared for market obstacles and he is looking forward to better times, writes D.Ann Shiffler

  • ACE display of yellow truck and crawler cranes on white gravel with people around at Excon India 2019
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    India: Confident expectation

    2020-06-05T06:14:00Z

    Planned or mooted infrastructure projects inspired confidence among crane manufacturers at the recent ExCon exhibition in India. Partha Pratim Basistha reports

  • John Garrison, Terex Corporation president and CEO, left, and Steve Filipov, Terex Cranes president
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    Interview: Terex without Demag

    2019-06-13T09:14:00Z

    John Garrison, Terex Corporation president, and Steve Filipov, Terex Cranes president, talked to Alex Dahm and D.Ann Shiffler about what lies ahead for Terex Corp following the sale of Demag cranes and the boom truck business

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    Interview: David Collett

    2019-02-22T09:43:00Z

    In his job as ESTA president, David Collett is upbeat about prospects in what could be an historic year for the association and its industry

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    IC50 2018: slower growth

    2018-07-02T14:22:00Z

    In its 23rd year the IC 50 ranking of the world’s largest crane-owning companies is still growing

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    Coming around: ICm20

    2017-12-15T09:11:00Z

    A small drop in the total crane-related sales in our ICm20 ranking of the top 20 manufacturers was as per the forecast

  • A construction boom in Kiev and other major cities is anticipated
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    Ukrainian tower crane market poised to rise

    2017-09-26T10:37:00Z

    A strong rise in demand is forecast for the tower crane market in Ukraine

  • Jan Kleijn, Mammoet CEO
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    Leading the way: Jan Kleijn at Mammoet

    2017-07-31T15:23:00Z

    What does the future hold at Mammoet and beyond? Jan Kleijn, CEO, talked to Alex Dahm

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    IC50 2017: Staying up

    2017-07-03T14:12:00Z

    While the 6% growth in the capability of the companies in this year’s IC50 crane owner ranking is half that of last year it is a still a strong increase

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    IC50 call for entries 2017

    2017-02-27T16:23:00Z

    The time has come to submit information for International Cranes and Specialized Transport magazine’s listing of the world’s largest crane operating companies

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    Dates confirmed for Lift & Move USA events in 2017

    2017-01-04T11:11:00Z

    Four Lift & Move USA careers events have been confirmed for 2017, hosted by All Construction, Lifting Gear Hire, Buchanan Hauling, Berard Transportation & Deep South Crane

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    Interview: Ken Lousberg

    2016-09-23T10:10:00Z

    The new president of Terex Cranes, Ken Lousberg, talked to Alex Dahm about his strategy for the business and his background as a crane person

  • Bigge LTS (Lift Tower System). This has a capacity of up to 4,000 US tons (3,628 tonnes) and can a r
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    Big in the world

    2015-12-21T10:52:00Z

    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 facing those in the heavy lifting industry. Laura Hatton finds out more

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    The Knowledge: Around in the ground

    2015-12-11T09:51:00Z

    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

  • Locatelli’s new 80 tonne capacity GRIL 8800T has a 40.5 m boom and a Tier 4 Final engine
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    Rough terrains: A growing interest

    2015-12-08T10:29:00Z

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

  • Modulift has designed the Trunnion End Unit, a patent pending unit designed to improve safety and re
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    Efficient lifting below the hook

    2015-11-30T16:57:00Z

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

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    The Knowledge: A force to reckon with

    2015-11-16T15:08:00Z

    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

  • The new 12-cylinder Liebherr stage IV / Tier 4 final diesel engine
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    Environmental matters: Engines

    2015-11-09T16:39:00Z

    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

  • Imperial’s Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 rigged with 47 metres of boom, 14 m of fixed jib and the guyed atta
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    Bridging the beach

    2015-11-02T10:19:00Z

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

  • The new Liebherr LR 1500 during the launch at the customer event
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    Rising demands on crawler cranes

    2015-10-23T11:09:00Z

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