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Human touch
John Spanswick is chairman of Bovis Lend Lease and the Strategic Forum for Construction (SFfC) Tower Crane Group. He believes that well trained supervisors are a vital key to effective risk management at work sites
Wollongong takes Tadano AT
Mobile crane rental house Wollongong Cranes in Australia has taken delivery of a new Tadano Faun ATF 65G-4 all terrain crane.
Crane by plane
Parts of a 1,250 tonne capacity crane were moved by air to complete a bridge installation in Sweden
Liebherr developing 350 tonne mobile
Development work has started on a 350 tonne telescopic wheeled mobile crane at Liebherr-Werk Ehingen in Germany
Hallett Silbermann adds Fassi knuckle booms
Hertfordshire, UK-based haulage company Hallett Silbermann has taken delivery of three new Fassi hydraulic truck loader cranes.
Zoomlion exports 600 tonne crawler
Chinese manufacturer Zoomlion has sold a 600 tonne capacity QUY600 lattice boom crawler crane to a customer in India.
Boeing air lifter
Aircraft manufacturer Boeing and SkyHook International in the US have agreed to develop a “commercial heavy-lift rotorcraft.”
New Jost topless luffer
Monday 14 July sees the launch of a new Jost luffing jib tower crane.
ATs take it in their stride
All terrain cranes are strong in their traditional markets but there is a growing demand for flexible, higher capacity machines that can carry out a range of applications across the lifting spectrum. Euan Youdale reports
New Comansa towers
A new range of tower cranes is available from Spanish manufacturer Linden Comansa.
World Cup stadium cranes
A total of 19 Liebherr top slewing tower cranes are being used on the construction of the new Green Point Stadium in Cape Town, South Africa, one of the venues for the 2010 Football World Cup.
Terex breaks ground on Demag logistics centre
Terex Demag has begun construction of a new logistics centre at its Zweibrücken, Germany factory. Work began last month and the centre is scheduled to be operational by the end of this year.
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
Fassi wins in Thailand
The Highway Authority for Thailand has placed an order with Italy-based manufacturer Fassi for 57 of its F95B loader cranes
Terex sends fleet to quake-hit China
Terex Changjiang dispatched 105 brand new truck cranes to the area of China worst hit by the 12 May earthquake.
Giant US gantry crane gets $40 million overhaul
Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding, in the US, is spending $40 million to overhaul a 900 tonne capacity gantry crane. The work will provide increased capacity needed for construction of the US Navy’s next generation of aircraft carrier.
Another tower crane collapses in New York
A tower crane has collapsed in New York City, US.
Hellman moves the Ace of Spades
One of Europe's largest open cast mine drag lines is being decommissioned and moved to a new home in the US
Swift swinging
Penny Hydraulics, based in the UK, produces vehicle-mounted load handling equipment. Products previewed on the company stand at the UK's Commercial Vehicle (CV) Show, in April, included new versions of the company's 500 kg and 1,000 kg Swing Lift cranes
New Hiab test centre
Hiab has opened a crane testing centre at its loader crane factory in Hudiksvall, Sweden
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