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KSG takes Grove city crane
Germany-based KSG has taken delivery of a Grove GCK3045, Manitowoc's newest mobile crane, launched in 2009. The crane has a single cab and is suited to working indoors or in crowded urban settings
Bedford Plant takes customised loader truck
UK-based Truck Specialists Ltd. has produced a versatile truck with a 50 tonne/metre rated crane for Bedford Plant, designed to transport plant, building materials or cabins for construction sites
Truck cranes new from Junjin
Junjin CSM is developing a 55 tonne capacity truck crane as the first in a series
Galizia crane of choice at Milan Cathedral
An electric self-propelled yard crane manufactured by Galizia is carrying out a range of duties at Milan cathedral
Global reach is becoming an increasingly important aspect of after sales care
Global reach is becoming an increasingly important part of after sales care for crane manufacturers, with a particular eye on training. Euan Youdale spoke to four companies about their approach
New Europe-wide tower crane safety campaign
The Committee for European Construction Equipment (CECE) has joined the campaign by major tower crane manufacturers to ensure the EN 14439 product standard for tower crane safety is used
The wind energy market for cranes continues to grow, as does turbine capacity
The wind energy market continues to grow as does the capacity of the turbines, particularly offshore. Euan Youdale reports.
German firefighters take Liebherr
Bochum Fire Brigade in Germany has purchased a 70 tonne capacity LTM 1070-4.2 fire brigade crane
Larger prefabricated modules bring demand for higher capacity cranes
The trend towards larger prefabricated modules is pushing demand for higher capacity cranes. There is some cause for concern, however.
Floating challenge for Terex luffers
Terex Cranes has installed two 10 tonne capacity Terex luffing jib tower cranes on a floating dock in the harbour of Ølen, near Haugesund, Norway
Kier takes Kobelco CKE700
Following the delivery of an 80 tonne capacity Kobelco crawler crane earlier this year, UK-based Kier Plant has taken delivery of a second unit, a 70 tonne capacity Kobelco CKE700 
Bisso buys 350 tonne derrick barge
US-based Bisso Marine has added the D/B Bisso 350 derrick barge to its expanding fleet
First 380.3 Terex loader in the UK
Rental specialist Owen Pugh & Company has taken delivery of the first Terex 380.3 A3 loader crane in the UK
New Zealand takes Liebherr Super Post Panamax
Liebherr Container Cranes has delivered a Super Post Panamax container crane to the Port of Tauranga, New Zealand
Cargotec offshore knuckle jib crane for January delivery
Cargotec will deliver its first 150 tonne capacity MacGregor offshore active heave-compensated (AHC) knuckle jib crane in January 2010. It is being produced at the group's recently modernised manufacturing, assembly and testing plant for offshore load handling solutions in Singapore
Comansa launches 24 tonne version
Tower crane manufacturer Linden Comansa has launched a new version of its flat top 21 LC 550. The new 24 tonne capacity flat top joins the 12 and 18 tonne capacity versions
Waste handling cranes head to Ireland
Konecranes UK, based in Scotland, will supply the waste to energy facility in County Meath, Ireland with two 9.5 tonne capacity waste handling GL WTE cranes
Barnhart opens Long Beach office
Barnhart Crane & Rigging has opened a western region office and local branch in Long Beach, California, USA
25,000 tonne pipelay vessel launched
Tiong Woon Oil & Gas Services Pte Ltd has successfully completed its parts of the construction of a 146.3 m long derrick pipelay barge for the owner and operator, NorCE Offshore Pte Ltd (NorCE), at its fabrication yard in Bintan, Indonesia
Cargotec RTG order for Ho Chi Minh City
Saigon Newport Company (SNP) in Vietnam has awarded Cargotec a contract for a further six all-electric Kalmar E-One rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes
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