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Manitowoc appoints engineering and innovation SVP
Andreas Schwer has been appointed senior vice president of global engineering and innovation at Manitowoc Cranes
Workforce cuts at Cargotec
Cargotec will stop production at its Salo facility in Finland and reduce its wider workforce as part of a consolidation scheme. Some 270 jobs will be cut by reducing permanent and external contracts and not replacing retiring or resigning employees
Ormig has the bottle
Rigging and transport company Transpico used a pair of Ormig pick and carry cranes to manoeuvre beer bottle packing machines into the first floor of the Haacht brewery in Belgium
James and Tadano still trucking at 100
James Equipment has sold its 100th Tadano GT-550EX truck crane since becoming Australian distributor for the manufacturer in
Radical turn
"Tower cranes for the 21st Century," is how GG Crane Group promotes its range of long jib tower cranes with propeller-driven slewing mechanism. Alex Dahm talked to Patrick Gillis, GG Crane Group president and managing director, about his unconventional design
New 500 tonne Hitachi Sumitomo crawler
Hitachi Sumitomo in Japan has unveiled its model 6000SLX range-topping lattice boom crawler crane. Rated capacity is 500 tonnes
Jumbo completes 1,800 tonne series
Jumbo's new J-1800-class heavy lift vessel, Jumbo Jubilee, has been launched. The event took place at the Damen shipyard in Galatz, Romania, in November. The ship was named in honour of the company's 40th anniversary year and the 60th anniversary of its agent Kahn Scheepvaart
New 1,600 tonne crawler from Terex Demag
The 1,600 tonne capacity Terex Demag CC 9800 crawler crane is being launched this month (December) at the company's Zweibrücken factory in Germany
Haider Transporte buys Palfingers
Vienna-based Haider Transporte has ordered five loader cranes from Austrian manufacturer Palfinger and plans to continue its expansion through the economic downturn
Fagioli's double acquisition
Italy-based Fagioli has bought two Liebherr crawler cranes, a 750 tonne capacity LR 1750 and a 1,350 tonne LR 11350. Both models were ordered with a range of equipment to cover most applications.
Wolff luffer in power station demolition
A luffing jib Wolff tower crane will be on demolition duty at a power station in Germany until the end of 2008
F200 electric crane new from Galizia
Galizia in Italy has launched the F200, a 20 tonne capacity battery-electric pick and carry crane
New Konecranes XN electric chain hoist
The new XN electric chain hoist from Konecranes is for light to medium hoisting applications
Terex Demag AC 120-1 all terrain for M & M in UK
M & M Crane Hire in Uxbridge, UK took delivery of a new 140 tonne capacity Terex Demag AC 120-1 all terrain crane in October and put it straight to work
XS 855 new loader crane from Hiab
Higher speed and greater productivity are primary benefits of Hiab's new XS 855 loader crane, the manufacturer said
New 90 tonne HD Hitachi Sumitomo crawler
Hitachi Sumitomo in Japan has launched a heavy duty version of its 90 tonne capacity SCX900-2 crawler crane
Liebherr Post-Panamax arrives in Ukraine
Liebherr Container Cranes has delivered one of two Post-Panamax cranes on order from HPC Ukraina, in Odessa, a subsidiary of HPC Hamburg Port Consulting
BMS Unic mini names
BMS in Denmark has taken delivery of 20 Unic mini-cranes, all of which will be given girls' names
New Palfinger loader
Austrian loader crane manufacturer Palfinger is launching a new model to expand its High Performance range
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