UK manufacturer Street Crane Company has 10 of its cranes deployed across three sites of the Crossrail project, the largest civil engineering project in Europe, spanning 118 km across London and the southeast.
The last two or three years has seen a strengthening market for used hydraulic lifting gantries. Ben Forster, general manager at Rigging Gear Sales in the USA, talks to IC about the company's experience
Dismantling an old 300 tonne, 70 m high, portal crane was a job engineered and carried out by Vest Kran using three large mobile cranes working closely together assisted by a demolition excavator. Alex Dahm reports
Demag is extending its range of chain hoists with variable speeds in the upper load capacity range. The launch of the DCS-Pro 10 adds to the range of chain hoists fitted with an integrated frequency inverter up to 2.5 tonnes
Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding, in the US, is spending $40 million to overhaul a 900 tonne capacity gantry crane. The work will provide increased capacity needed for construction of the US Navy’s next generation of aircraft carrier.