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TopLift 2021: Sky high competition
Our annual TopLift contest is back and it’s time for you to vote for your favourite lift from our selection of ten terrific jobs
Who tops the 2021 IC Tower Index?
Even after more than a year of a global pandemic the IC Tower Index is not only up, it is with another significant increase
Marr and Mirvac remove first sections of TV tower
Australian crane company, Marr Contracting, in partnership with Mirvac, has removed the top section of one of Sydney’s highest structures, the former TCN-9 TX transmission tower at Willoughby
How the rope is pushing new boundaries to meet crane power
Lifting safety starts with the crane’s rope, boosting new products and innovation
Mikschl Autokrane updates fleet
Germany-based Mikschl Autokrane has replaced its Demag AC 40 city crane with the new AC 45 City
ZF Services UK revamps facilities for CV
After seeing the resulting market changes post pandemic, ZF Services UK has revamped its Nottingham Centre of Competence offering to better support the commercial vehicle (CV) aftermarket.
How construction change is spearheading move to zero carbon
The pace of change and innovation has accelerated sharply as the industry searches for the best routes to a more sustainable future
ProLift acquires Advanced Riggers & Millwrights
ProLift Rigging purchased a a rigging and plant relocation company based in Riverside, CA.
Online move for ESTA Autumn meeting
European transport and crane association ESTA’s October meeting has been changed to an online event
Ravenscroft talks Manitowoc growth strategy
D.Ann Shiffler caught up with Manitowoc’s Aaron Ravenscroft to discuss the company’s recent acquisitions.
AMC adds electric cranes
UK-based crane rental firm AMC has invested in an all-new fleet of Hoeflon and Maeda electric mini cranes
Tadano launches new regional websites
The new Tadano regional websites offer brand harmonization for in Europe and Pan American regions.
Women in construction
Women in construction are a new driving force.
SC&RA names esteemed young industry leaders
SC&RA’s 2021 ‘4 Under 40’ class is aiming high and thinking ahead.
Palfinger posts strong post-pandemic growth
Revenue and profit come back strongly for Austrian crane and access platform maker despite several challenges
Mammoet’s PT 50 ring crane shortens schedule
Being able to lift giant refinery columns in one piece helped Mammoet reduce lead time for its customer to days instead of weeks at the Paradip refinery expansion project
Liebherr in Ehingen switches to HVO fuel
Mobile crane manufacturer in Ehingen, Germany, switches to HVO fuel alternative to diesel claimed to be climate-neutral
Manitex International sees second quarter growth
Net sales for the second quarter were $60.0 million, compared to $37.1 million in the prior year’s second quarter.
Albert Galoy added to ITC conference programme
Tower crane veteran and president of DLR Tower Crane Commission in France will ask what the future holds for crane rental
China approves Cargotec and Konecranes merger
Another step closer to merger as China gives approval and Phase II review continues in Europe
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