All Operator Assistance & Mobile Electronics Articles

SMIE and Smart Jobsite merger
French companies join forces to meet wider construction industry demands
New eco-unit for Demag City crane
Terex’s zero-emission E-Pack makes Demag AC 45 City crane quieter and more versatile
Remote load management system
Universal Cranes pioneers use of new load-management system
Crosby acquires Straightpoint
Load cell and weighing equipment manufacturer Straightpoint acquired by The Crosby Group
Onboard electronics: smart thinking
As technology evolves at an ever-faster pace, onboard electronics are enhancing safety and productivity more than ever before. Christian Shelton reports on developments
Lampson fits Rayco-Wylie RCI to Kvaerner crane
 Rayco-Wylie RCI fitted to Lampson LTL 1500 SIII Transi-Lift crane owned by Kvaerner Verdal
Clever control
A new low loader semitrailer operating system from Goldhofer
Anti-collision system used on London build
AMCS installs anti-collision systems on cranes working on a prestigious London skyscraper
Telematics system from Scale and Control
Scale and Control to launch fleet telematics system
Ikusi acquired by Danfoss
Industrial radio control system division of Ikusi to be part of Danfoss
Ad Bly saves with telematics
Telematics system translates into savings for UK construction company
Palfinger extends assistance systems range
Loader crane manufacturer Palfinger has launched two new operator assistance systems
SMIE appoints general manager
Jean-Charles Delplace returns to SMIE as general manager
New HoistCam model
A new low-profile version of the HoistCam HC140 (Gen 3) camera monitoring system has been launched
Severe weather guidance at Miami conference
Preparing tower cranes for extreme weather will be a key topic at the Tower Cranes North America (TCNA) conference
Cameras and operator assistance devices
The information from crane cameras and other devices is increasingly being used not just to assist operators but as a management tool
Bright thinking from TRU-Vu
TRU-Vu Monitors has released a new 10.4” touchscreen monitor that it claimed can be seen clearly even under bright sunlight
Operator assistance devices: Captain of the ship
Stricter safety regulations are dictating how manufacturers are developing operator assistance devices but, at the same time, there is a conscious effort in the industry to avoid lessening the role of the crane operator. Katherine Weir reports
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