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Zoomlion shows 450 tonne tower crane
New giant 12,000 tonne-metre flat top tower crane for bridge construction lifts 450 tonnes and has a maximum lifting height of 400 metres
Which cranes are adding sophistication to demolition techniques?
Sophistication in destruction might sound like a contradiction in terms but precision and a light touch, delivered courtesy of cranes and lifting equipment, have their place in demolition
How wind data can improve tower crane safety and productivity
Windcrane’s Eduardo Estelles will argue at ITC that centralising wind data benefits everyone in the tower crane supply chain
Profile of ITC keynote speaker Christophe Simoncelli
Simoncelli has spent more than 23 years working with Potain and Manitowoc
Book your place at ITC
How to make your ITC reservation, plus information on the site visit
Finalised ITC programme now online
12 tower crane experts will speak at the ITC conference in Nice, France, on 2 December
Raimondi tower cranes installed in Ireland
The four cranes planned for the jobsite by year’s end include a new MRT159, a MRT189 and a LRH174, all ordered by Irish Cranes to add to their existing fleet
Manitowoc cranes build German houses
Construction on the residential development began at the beginning of 2021 with Potain towers from BKL
New SCRA resource to help tower crane rental agreements
Understanding Tower Crane Bare Rental Agreements was introduced last week at the Crane and Rigging Workshop in Chicago, USA
Tower cranes deployed on Qatari mega project
Considering the differences of tower cranes at work, as well as the size and layout of the jobsite, one of the key aspects was a study of the positioning of each crane to avoid jib clashing
UltraWis CEO joins ITC conference line-up
Lior Avitan will be a panellist on the round-table on remote control of tower cranes at ITC in Nice, France on 2 December
Top 10 tower crane companies 2021
Who are the new entrants and which firms head up International Cranes and Specialized Transport magazine’s annual list of the world’s largest tower crane-owning companies?
Manitowoc appoints new tower crane dealer
Stirnimann has been appointed the newest Potain dealer for Denmark, the Faroe Islands and Greenland
Marr’s unique challenges to remove Australian TV tower
A special crane solution was provided by Marr Contracting to dismantle a 233 metre television transmission tower in Australia. Alex Dahm reports
What new tower crane models are shaking up the industry?
Tower crane news this year has been so prolific we already added an extra industry update to the programme in the June issue. Here is yet another raft of new models. Alex Dahm reports
Albert Galoy added to ITC conference programme
Tower crane veteran and president of DLR Tower Crane Commission in France will ask what the future holds for crane rental
Manitowoc acquires Aspen Equipment’s assets
CEO Aaron Ravenscroft said the acquisition of Aspen will position Manitowoc closer to its end markets and complement its pending acquisition of H&E Equipments crane business.
North America’s top tower crane owning companies
The ACTTowerCrane50 survey sees modest growth as projects regain momentum amid a market recovery.
What do mast elevators bring to a tower crane jobsite?
The Potain Cab-IN internal mast elevator was developed following the French R.495 tower crane recommendation.
Last call: Tower Crane 50 forms due!
Fill out and return all TC 50 survey forms by this Friday, July 23, 2021.
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