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Programme published for ITC tower crane conference
Details are being finalised of the programme for the 2015 International Tower Cranes (ITC) conference, being held on the 27 and 28 May 2015 in London, UK
Liebherr supplies tower cranes to Kingdom Tower
World’s first 1,000 m tower to be built with the help of four HC-L luffing cranes
Big Yongmao launches at Bauma China
Two large tower cranes were launched by leading Chinese tower crane manufacturer Yongmao at the Bauma China exhibition in Shanghai, late November
Linden Comansa on multi million Euro build
Copper producer the Aurubis Group has put a Linden Comansa 21LC290 tower crane to work at a sulphuric acid plant near Pirdop in Bulgaria
World Tower Crane Special Report 2012-2014
The World Tower Crane Special Report published by KHL Group is a three-year compendium of news, special features and tower crane site stories from International Cranes and Specialized Transport magazine
Maintenance issues in UK tower crane collapses
A safety alert bulletin published by the Health and Safety Executive in the UK points to slew brake mechanism maintenance issues where the jibs collapsed on two tower cranes
Hartela outsources cranes to Ramirent
Finnish contractor signs five-year agreement with rental company to outsource its fleet of tower cranes
Incity build for Bouygues
French contractor Bouygues has put two Potain tower cranes on site to build the Tour Incity commercial development in Lyon, France
Comansa Jie towers at Bauma China
Tower crane manufacturer Comansa Jie will launch a new tower crane at the bauma China exhibition in Shanghai, late November. The Chinese subsidiary of the Spanish manufacturer also plans to expand its factory in Hangzhou
High-rise construction
As the world’s 100th super-tall building tops out, suppliers to the high-rise construction sector are raising their game to ensure their technology keeps up with ambition.
Top changes at HTC
Duncan Salt has moved up from tower crane rental specialist HTC Plant to run parent group PC Harrington in the UK. Dave Holder replaces Salt as HTC director and general manager
Speakers announced for ITC 2015
The first three speakers have been announced for the next International Tower Cranes (ITC) conference, to be held in London, UK, on 27 and 28 May 2015
Liebherr sends towers down under
Liebherr-Werk Biberach in Germany has sent four luffing jib cranes from the HC-L series and a top-slewing crane from the EC-H series to companies in Australia and New Zealand
New railway guidance from CPA
The Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) has issued new guidance regarding tower cranes working alongside railways
Munich build for Riedel Bau
General contractor Riedel Bau has rented a Wolff 166 B tower crane from Wolffkran to help with the construction of a new building in Maximiliansplatz, Munich, Gemany
New application engineer for All
Sam Moyer has been appointed as an application engineer at All Tower Crane in the USA
Save the date: International Tower Cranes (ITC) 2015 conference announced
Fourth ITC conference to be held in London on 27 and 28 May 2015. Industry invited to submit proposals for presentations.
Potain towers on multimillion dollar dam
Nineteen Potain tower cranes have been put to work on the US$3.8 billion Xayaburi dam project in northern Laos
IC Tower Index 2014 deadline extended
While some companies have already submitted information for International Cranes and Specialized Transport magazine’s 2014 listing of the world’s largest tower crane-owning companies, some have not but there is still an opportunity to do so
New luffing jib crane from Terex
Crane manufacturer Terex has launched its biggest luffing jib crane to date, the 1,600 tonne-metre CTL 1600
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