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100th Potain tower crane for D&G
Manitowoc dealer and crane rental house D&G Hoist and Crane Hire in Australia has taken delivery of its 100th Potain tower crane
Wolffkran's new range-topping 1250 B luffer
New from Wolffkran is its flagship model, the imposing 1,500 tonne-metre Wolff 1250 B luffing jib tower crane. Alex Dahm gained exclusive access to the new crane in the iron for the first time and spoke to the team behind the project in Germany
The men from Marr's
Third generation company director Simon Marr, with brother Gordon and father Gordon Senior, are the driving force behind some of the most impressive crane projects in the Pacific region and beyond. They operate tower cranes and large mobile cranes, servicing any lifting project at home in Australia or abroad
Favelle Favco M2480D is a 330 tonne luffing giant
Marr Contracting has erected what it claims is the world's largest luffing jib tower crane. Sydney, Australia-based Marr put up its new 330 tonne capacity Favelle Favco M2480D in Doha Qatar. IC contributor Brent Stacey went to see it
Terex Cranes opens tower cranes sales and service centre in India
A Terex Cranes tower crane sales and service centre has been opened to improve customer support in India
Wolff luffer in power station demolition
A luffing jib Wolff tower crane will be on demolition duty at a power station in Germany until the end of 2008
Tallest towers in South America on the Torre Gran Costanera
A pair of luffing jib tower cranes is vital to the construction of South America's tallest tower. IC reports
New Zoomlion luffer
The first luffing jib tower crane from Chinese manufacturer Zoomlion has been put to work on the Expo 2010 project in Shanghai
Wolffkran launches 224 B luffer
Tower crane manufacturer Wolffkran in Germany has launched the Wolff 224 B luffing jib tower crane
HSE reports on Liverpool tower crane collapse
The UK's Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has reported on the 2007 Liverpool tower crane accident and written to crane rental and supply companies in Great Britain about it
Wolff hunts in Australia
The first Wolff tower crane erected in Australia was recently shown to the local crane industry as a celebration of the formation of a partnership between Wolffkran and The Caelli Group. The Caelli Group is a formwork contractor and crane hirer that specializes in high rise construction. Established in 1972 and based in Melbourne, recent changes to the company’s structure mean expansion in two crane-related areas.
New Jost topless luffer
Monday 14 July sees the launch of a new Jost luffing jib tower crane.
Management fully acquires Arcomet
Arcomet's management team, led by CEO Dirk Theyskens, has fully acquired the company from minority shareholders GIMV, Sofinim and NPM Capital
Another tower crane collapses in New York
A tower crane has collapsed in New York City, US.
Towering giant
It's not only crawler cranes that are getting bigger.
Tall orders: High rise construction
High-rise towers continue to climb across the globe as potent symbols of emerging nations growing economic power. But how high can they go, and how green are they? Richard High reports.
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