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Ukrainian tower crane market poised to rise
A strong rise in demand is forecast for the tower crane market in Ukraine
Active Crane Hire enjoys property sector boom
Australian rental firm Active Crane Hire has bought 72 Potain cranes over the last three years, mostly MCT 88, MCT 68, and MCT 205 units, in order to keep up with the surge in property activity currently happening in Sydney, Australia.
Dizzy new heights: the tower crane market worldwide
The tower crane market is buoyant and there are many new products either just launched or on their way. Christian Shelton reports
ITC tower crane conference on 10 & 11 May
The fifth International Tower Cranes (ITC) conference takes place on 10 and 11 May in London, UK
Refurbished replacement
Instead of buying a new crane to replace an aging tower crane in its fleet, De Gerlien van Tiem Shipyard utilised Manitowoc's EnCORE crane refurbishment programme
Spierings prepares for the future
Leo Spierings has regained 100% ownership of Oss, Netherlands-based Spierings Mobile Cranes BV and the management has been strengthened
Potain’s new Hup 40-30 self erector
Manitowoc has launched its Potain Hup 40-30 self erecting tower crane. It is the second model in the new Hup range first shown at April’s Bauma exhibition in Germany
Self erecting mobile tower crane new from Montarent
Netherlands-based self erecting tower crane specialist Montarent has launched a new mobile self erecting tower crane, the Montalift M21 4-WDS
Faster towers
A new system for installing self erecting tower cranes from KramerKran promises to save time and money for rental companies and other crane owners. Alex Dahm reports
Liebherr launches L1 series fast erecting tower crane
A new series of hydraulic fast erecting tower cranes will be shown to the public for the first time by manufacturer Liebherr in March. The L1 series will be the company’s smallest bottom-slewing tower cranes
Apartment project for North American Crane & Rigging
Rhode Island-based North American Crane & Rigging used two Potain Igo T 130 tower cranes to help build a US$34 million apartment complex in Quincy, Massachusetts, USA
Mantis Cranes adds Potains to UK fleet
Tower crane rental company Mantis Cranes in the UK has added two 6 tonne capacity Potain IGO T85A self erecting tower cranes to its fleet
Stephenson Equipment adds Potain
Crane company Stephenson Equipment, based in Pennsylvania, USA, has added a Potain Igo T 130 self erecting crane to its rental fleet
New Potain Igo on show
Manitowoc showed its new Potain Igo M 14 self erecting tower crane at the Batimat 2013 exhibition in Paris, France, in early November
Temple restoration for Terex
A Terex CBR 24 Plus self erecting tower crane is helping to restore the Phnom Bakheng, the oldest temple complex of Angkor, Cambodia
Liebherr fast-erector constructs museum
A Liebherr 32 H fast-erecting crane is being used at the renovation of Colombia's historic Central Cemetery in Bogota, where 200-year-old graves are being excavated and a museum and commemoration centre are being built to mark the bicentennial anniversary of the country attaining independence from Spain.
Eazy launch from Terex
Terex has launched the Eazy 90 self erecting tower crane. It has a 45 m (147.6 foot) jib length, 6 tonne (6.6 US ton) maximum capacity and a 1.4 tonne (1.6 US ton) capacity at maximum radius. It also features a fully hydraulic erection system
Fast self erector from FM Gru
Tower crane manufacturer FM Gru in Italy has launched a fast self erecting tower crane with a unique ballast and boom lifting system built onto its trailer that reduces erection time
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