Articles by Christian Shelton

Offshore crane ordered from Huisman
Published on: 07 September, 2020
Dominion Energy commissions Huisman to make a crane for the installation of new generation wind turbines on first Jones Act compliant wind turbine installation vessel
Preservation society: repair and refurbishment
Published on: 14 April, 2020
Skills of repair and refurbishment specialists are increasingly valued as crane owners look to repair rather than repurchase. Christian Shelton reports
Scanreco reduces working hours
Published on: 27 March, 2020
Radio remote control systems OEM Scanreco temporarily reduces working hours for all employees in response to Covid 19 pandemic
SC&RA seeks worker status clarification
Published on: 27 March, 2020
Trade association seeks Homeland Security clarification on essential critical infrastructure status for the US crane, rigging, and specialized transportation industry amid the current Covid 19 pandemic
New CEO for Scanreco
Published on: 26 March, 2020
Radio remote control systems specialist appoints new CEO to lead international growth
Tadano telecrawler official launch
Published on: 26 March, 2020
Former Demag telescopic crawler concept now officially launched by Tadano
Enhanced truck crane package from IMT
Published on: 25 March, 2020
Weight-saving enhancements increase payload capacity for IMT crane and truck package
XCMG launches rough terrain at ConExpo
Published on: 24 March, 2020
New 60 tonne rough terrain for North American and Europe marks a maturing of product offering for XCMG
Folding towers: self erection selection
Published on: 24 March, 2020
Higher load capacities is the predominant trend among the latest slew of self erectors, writes Christian Shelton
Conbit wins wind technology competition
Published on: 23 March, 2020
Offshore modular lifting system wins Conbit funding
City Lifting’s response to Covid-19
Published on: 20 March, 2020
Safety is highest priority, states UK crane rental firm City Lifting, as it manages to provide uniterupted services despite the challenges of the Coronavirus outbreak
Tel Aviv business complex build
Published on: 20 March, 2020
Ashtrom uses seven Liebherr tower cranes on a business complex build in Israel, with potential for three more to be added
SC&RA Annual Conference cancelled
Published on: 20 March, 2020
The Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association board of directors has voted to cancel the 2020 Annual Conference
Mammoet moves wind turbine blades
Published on: 19 March, 2020
Siemens Gamesa wind turbine blades moved by Mammoet using a custom trailer from Nicolas
Ainscough launches crane operator apprenticeships
Published on: 19 March, 2020
Leading UK rental company launches apprentice scheme for crane operators
Acquisition and strategic partnership for DICA
Published on: 18 March, 2020
DICA to add edge protectors to its portfolio following acquisition of Linton Rigging Gear Supplies. DICA also establishes strategic partnership with Axion Structural Innovations to target users in heavy lift market
Sany America debuts two crawler cranes
Published on: 17 March, 2020
Portfolio expanded by SCA1000A and SCA2600A lattice boom crawler cranes shown at the ConExpo 2020 trade show
Tadano Mantis showcases new telecrawler
Published on: 17 March, 2020
New 160 ton (145 tonne) GTC-1600 telescopic boom crawler crane from Tadano Mantis exhibited at ConExpo 2020 trade show
Terex rough terrain for North America
Published on: 16 March, 2020
New 80 ton Terex rough terrain debuts TEOS operating system, which will 
Boom truck from Manitowoc
Published on: 06 March, 2020
New NBT40-2 boom truck showcased at ConExpo show
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