All Crane & Specialized Transport Articles

Turmoil continues
Despite the ongoing crisis in the global banking sector, share prices in other industries stabilised in September and then rose sharply when the US Federal Reserve cut interest rates. Chris Sleight reports
Renewable revolution
The crawler crane market has seen massive growth in the last five years and there is no sign of it slowing in the near future. Dominating that growth is the 300 tonnes and higher capacity sector, to meet the large-scale demands of power generation, petrochemical expansion and renewal projects. Euan Youdale reports
New Venice bridge
Venice, the Italian city world famous for its canals and gondolas, was the scene of a complicated bridge installation project. Fagioli moved and installed the new bridge over the Grand Canal in style: using a barge as a large gondola that carried SPMTs, a crane, lift towers and the three bridge sections. GINO KOSTER explains the details of the historical operation
Here's to the next 15 years
To help mark IC's 15th Birthday this month, James King, publisher of IC and KHL's eight sister magazines and associated digital publications, spoke to Euan Youdale about the group's exceptional growth since the company's launch 18 years ago
Spooling and rope
Randy Longerich, president of Puget Sound Rope, spoke to Euan Youdale about developments in the synthetic fibre rope industry and how, working with the winch sector, they are forming the future of heavy lifting
Keeping it smooth
The smooth spooling of wire rope is critical to effective lifting and winching operations. Cris Seidenather, managing director of Lebus International GmbH in Germany, reveals some secrets
Highway lifters
Truck cranes are still making great strides in their traditional primary markets, for example, the US and China. In Europe, a market heavily dominated by the all terrain crane, efforts are being made to bring back the truck crane. Euan Youdale reports
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