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Liebherr stadium lifts
Named after Romania's first track and field athlete to compete in six Olympic Games, the 55,200 seat Lia Manoliu stadium, in Bucharest, is scheduled to host the UEFA European football league final in 2012
ALE double bridge tower lift
ALE Heavylift performed the uprighting of two steel towers on a new bridge over the Cuarto River in Córdoba, Argentina. The towers are 40 m tall and weigh 190 tonnes
Comansa Jie towers in Wenzhou
Two Comansa Jie flat top tower cranes are working in the city of Wenzhou, in the east of China
ABG blast furnace challenge
A project at a steel plant in India has benefited from the services of an old but unused tower crane resurrected to replace a blast furnace
Jumbo subsea support
Jumbo Offshore has helped complete the installation of four 150 tonne subsea structures off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada, using Jumbo Javelin
Wolffkran coal power project
Eight Wolffkran tower cranes are helping to construct the E.ON coal-fuelled power plant in Maasvlakte, the Netherlands
SHK's scissors give good view at Nürburgring
Every two years, at Germany's Nürburgring, a classic racing car event is held. To give photographers a good vantage point System Lift partner, SHK Arbeitsbühnen-Vermietung based in Polch, Germany provided two scissor platforms.
Hydraulic gantries demonstrate their diversity
Hydraulic gantries are often used in complex lifting and transport jobs where a range of different equipment is needed
Mini cranes in a tight spot
Don Lucas at Encore Trucking in Canada relates his story of how bad weather, restricted space and tough working conditions were overcome to install some escalators in a new building. A pair of 2.9 US ton mini cranes in an inaccessible area did the same job that Encore had a 50 US ton do before
Subsea lowering by Jumbo
Jumbo Offshore has helped complete the installation of four 150 tonne subsea structures off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada
First Linden Comansa 21LC750 put to work
The first Linden Comansa 21LC750 flat top tower crane, configured to its highest load capacity of 48 tonnes, has been erected at a steel foundry in the Ukrainian city of Donestk
Liebherr lifting Experience
Ten Liebherr 130 EC-B 6 flat top tower cranes are helping to build Abu Dhabi's Ferrari Experience project
Q-Plant US$4 million Kobelco investment
UK-based crawler crane rental specialist Q-Plant Hire has invested £2.5 million (US$ 4 million) in six Kobelco cranes. They include four 80 tonne capacity CKE800s, a 110 tonne CKE1100 - the first of this new model to be delivered in the UK - and a 135 tonne capacity CKE1350
United Arab Emirates' crane market still strong
Construction activity is still strong in the United Arab Emirates, according to local Manitowoc dealer NFT. Nabil Al Zahlawi, managing director at regional Manitowoc dealer NFT, said his company has rented and sold cranes to companies working on a wide range of projects
Ainscough kiln lift in the UK
Since the beginning of 2009 Ainscough Crane Hire has been helping to build a kiln at Tunstead Quarry, Buxton, in the UK. It used its 1,000 tonne capacity Liebherr 11000 DS wheeled mobile crane
Al Faris lifts in the fast lane
One of the landmarks at Abu Dhabi's 5.5 km Formula One Grand Prix motor racing circuit on Yas Island will be the five-star Yas Marina Hotel, which will straddle the track
Potain emission control
Noise and exhaust emissions are concerns on any jobsite but are a particular problem on a college campus, according to Manitowoc. For this reason, self erecting tower cranes are becoming the machine of choice for work at universities and close campus settings in the US
Jumbo multi-lift in Antwerp
Jumbo Shipping used the onboard cranes of its 1,800 tonne lifting capacity crane vessel Fairplayer for a series of lifts at the Port of Antwerp, Belgium, including a 1,200 tonne vacuum tower
Redeveloped history
In the historic centre of Brussels, Belgium, a 12 tonne capacity Linden Comansa 21 LC 290 flat top tower crane is helping redevelop the former Prince Albert barracks into luxury apartments
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