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Marr’s unique challenges to remove Australian TV tower
A special crane solution was provided by Marr Contracting to dismantle a 233 metre television transmission tower in Australia. Alex Dahm reports
What new tower crane models are shaking up the industry?
Tower crane news this year has been so prolific we already added an extra industry update to the programme in the June issue. Here is yet another raft of new models. Alex Dahm reports
Tadano takes on 27 apprentices
Crane manufacturer Tadano has taken on 27 new apprentices at two sites in Germany
New 25 tonne Tadano rough terrain crane
Japanese manufacturer announces updated 25 tonne capacity GR-250N rough terrain crane for domestic market
Goldhofer showing breadth of application at GIS
Transport equipment manufacturer demonstrating solutions for multiple applications at GIS exhibition
Kanson adds three all terrain cranes to Hong Kong fleet
Trio of 100 tonne capacity Grove GMK4100L-1 all terrain cranes join Kanson Crane & Heavy Transport fleet in Hong Kong
In Memoriam: Greg Etue
Tadano Mantis Regional Business Manager Greg Etue passed away on August 25th.
Ritchie Bros names president
Ritchie Bros confirms internal appointment 
Pesado Transport uses Goldhofers at Mexico refinery job
Pesado Transport recently moved precast concrete elements weighing up to 700 tons at Mexico’s biggest oil refinery.
TNT Crane & Rigging refinances loans
TNT closed on a $385 million asset-based lending revolving credit loan and a $119 million 2 lien term loan to pay off debt. 
Higher capacity trolleys for heavy lifts
Enerpac has improved its ETR-Series Trolley System with higher capacity trolleys and swivel plates to accommodate header beams and lifting systems
Manitowoc to show new all terrain crane in UK
Manitowoc to show new 150 tonne capacity GMK5150L-1 all terrain crane at Vertikal Days 2021 event
Demand for telecrawlers continues to grow
The once niche market telescopic crawler is now a rental fleet mainstay. 
Manitowoc’s most iconic crane
D.Ann Shiffler asks, which was Manitowoc’s most iconic crawler crane: the 3900 or the 4100?
SHOW GUIDE: SC&RA Crane & Rigging Workshop
The 2021 SC&RA Crane & Rigging Workshop will be held in-person, September 14-16 in Chicago, IL.
In Memoriam: Wayne P. Kokta
Wayne P. Kokta of Dawes Rigging and Crane Rental/DST Inc. passed away on August 28, 2021.
Mediaco orders three cranes from Spierings
Mobile folding cranes with zero-emission electric power for crane operation to join Mediaco fleet in France
Which contractors are joining the HVO revolution?
As pressure mounts from governments and consumers around the world to reduce carbon, contractors are switching from diesel to hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) to power their equipment.
How Wolff is taking giant steps to overhaul Spitallamm dam
High in the Swiss Alps a pair of giant Wolff tower cranes are working to replace a dam at lake Grimsel. Alex Dahm reports
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