All Operator Assistance & Mobile Electronics Articles

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
Palfinger P-Fold nominated for award
Palfinger was nominated for the state award of innovation 2016 for its P-Fold assistance system by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy
Online planning tool from Terex Cranes
Terex Cranes is offering a free online lift planning tool for Terex crane owners and their customers to help configure lifts more safely and efficiently
Tower crane operator hoist from Liebherr
Liebherr will launch the LiUP, an elevator for tower crane operators, at the Intermat exhibition in Paris, France, mid-April 2015
Ikusi to exhibit at ConExpo 2014
Spanish manufacturer of radio remote controls for cranes, Ikusi, will exhibit its latest products at the ConExpo show in Las Vegas, USA, from 4 to 8 March 2014
Lift Systems launches height indicator
The Laser Height & Level Indicating System provides accurate height and distance readings via four lasers
Crane operator assistance devices are a vital part of crane design
Operators benefit from an increasing number of assistance devices. Euan Youdale looks at some of the systems that help and oversee them
Arnold Free, CMLabs chief operating officer, talks about crane simulators
Crane simulators allow operators to experience a range of challenging conditions in one day that could take many years in the workplace. Euan Youdale talks to Arnold Free, CMLabs chief operating officer, about the simulator market
Smart phone crane control
Fassi will launch its human-machine interface (HMI) system in the coming months, said the Italian loader crane manufacturer
Breaking falls at Terex
Terex has continued its bid to reduce injuries related to falls from height with an innovative system for lattice boom cranes
ABB wins automation orders worth US$40 million
ABB has won orders totalling US$40 million to supply crane automation and electrical systems for three projects in China
Bird's eye view from HookCam
The HookCam from Pacific Systems Solutions (PSS) gives tower crane operators a view from the hook
New gantry systems from Shuttlelift
Shuttlelift has developed a new wheel jacking technique and an automatic variable throttle (AVT) system for its SL and ISL gantry cranes
Crane Star fleet management system from Manitowoc
Crane Star is the new fleet management system from Manitowoc
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