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Liebherr giant in the iron
Already in the iron at the ConExpo showground is Liebherr's new LR 1600/2 crawler crane. The fully rigged 600 tonne capacity crawler is testament to the weeks of preparation that has gone into the exhibition and will be the first opportunity for most people in the industry to see it.
Yongmao acquires crawler maker
Chinese tower crane manufacturer Fushun Yongmao Construction Machinery Co Ltd has acquired the manufacturing licence, drawings, technical staff and property rights of crawler crane manufacturer Fushun Engineering Machinery Manufacturing Co Ltd in China.
Daniel Smith buys Verticon NZ fleet
New Zealand-based Daniel Smith Industries Ltd, has bought Verticon New Zealand's fleet of crawler and wheeled mobile cranes for
Nosedive
Equity prices around the world suffered steep losses in January, and the cyclical crane industry took its share of the pain. Chris Sleight reports
Portal placement
A challenging brewery upgrade in Tanzania prompted heavy lift and transport company Vanguard to design a custom-made portal crane system for the installation of eight large storage tanks. IC reports
Street moves
Barnhart Crane and Rigging (BCR) transported a 685 US ton (612 tonne) reactor from the Port of Los Angeles, in the US, to a BP refinery in Carson, California. The 4.5 mile (7.2 km) journey took the heavy load on a winding route through city streets, before BCR erected and set the reactor into position. IC reports
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