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A2Sea acquires JB109 from Jack-up Barge
Offshore wind turbine transport and installation contractor, A2Sea A/S, has acquired the installation barge JB109 and related assets from Jack-Up Barge B.V.
BTB replaces cross on Berlin Dom
In August German rental company BTB lifted into place a new gold plated cross on the cupola of the Berlin Dom
ALE demonstrates record heavy lifter
What is claimed to be the world's highest-capacity land-based crane has been unveiled
Deutz on bio-diesel
Deutz considers the use of bio-diesel in the beginning stages of new engine development, according to product manager for the company, Michael Wild.
Green loading
The new LoadSwift loading system from Xena Systems was designed with the environment in mind, writes Ian Evans company marketing manager
Environmental concerns in the crane industry
Concerns over the environment are pushing their way to the top of the agenda when it comes to manufacturing and operating equipment. Euan Youdale looks at some of the ways companies are tackling the issue
Renewed development in Russia
Russia's fast growing economy is being met with renewed interest from foreign manufacturers looking to sell their products into the country. Domestic companies do not produce any cranes over 100 tonnes capacity, but are developing their ranges to meet the need for larger machines
Nine more Hiabs for Gatwick
Gatwick Group in the UK has ordered nine Hiab knuckle boom cranes to add to its fleet bringing the total to 16
Gaus moves Grove for Rhenus
German rental company Gaus used a 100 tonne all terrain crane to position 180 precast concrete elements on the construction of a new facility for the Rhenus logistics company
New Zoomlion luffer
The first luffing jib tower crane from Chinese manufacturer Zoomlion has been put to work on the Expo 2010 project in Shanghai
Another Liebherr in Hamburg
Wallmann & Co. at the port of Hamburg in Germany has added a second Liebherr LHM 500 mobile harbour crane to further improve its operation
Double-digit Q2 and H1 rises for Essex
Rental revenue at US crane rental house Essex Crane Rental Corp. was up 34.6% to US$15.8 million for the second quarter of 2008 from $11.7 million in the second quarter of 2007
Ainscough in bridge demolition
UK mobile crane rental major Ainscough used a 1,000 tonne telescopic crane to help demolish Britain's first pre-stressed concrete bridge
Wolffkran launches 224 B luffer
Tower crane manufacturer Wolffkran in Germany has launched the Wolff 224 B luffing jib tower crane
Double-digit rises at Palfinger
Knuckle boom crane manufacturer Palfinger Group revenue of €423.5 million (US$631 million) in the first half of 2008 was 24.3% above the €340.6 million ($508 million) in the same period of 2007, writes Patrick Hill
Bridge All set in a day
All Erection & Crane Rental Corp. in the US has placed a 275 foot (84 m) bridge in three parts in one day
HSE reports on Liverpool tower crane collapse
The UK's Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has reported on the 2007 Liverpool tower crane accident and written to crane rental and supply companies in Great Britain about it
David Hull promoted at Manitowoc
At Manitowoc in the US David Hull has been promoted to vice president of sales in North America for crawler cranes and mobile cranes
In the metal
It is finally here. Lindsay Gale reports on the first time Rusch’s high reach demolition rig achieved its full 90 m working height prior to handover to Euro Demolition.
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