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Sarens opens new depot at Hinkley Point

UK-based Hinkley Point is one of four new Sarens depots worldwide


Demag AC 55-3 for Mediaco

France’s first AC 55-3 to Mediaco

Largest crane rental company in France takes delivery of country’s first Demag AC 55-3 all terrain

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New heavy-duty spreader plates

Three new polyethylene spreader plates aimed at the heavier end of the crane market have been launched by Outriggerpads

Mammoet chose a Liebherr LR 13000 for efficiency on an industrial project

One for all with Mammoet

Mammoet puts in one big crane to make all the lifts on major US Gulf Coast project

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ConExpo expands

Next edition of Las Vegas construction equipment show in 2020 will have a larger footprint


The Liebherr RL-K 2600 can be used with a hook or with a rise-gripper to handle pipe

New ram luffing crane from Liebherr

RL-K 2600 ram luffing knuckle boom crane new from Liebherr

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Backing for autonomous cranes

IntSite gets funding for autonomous crane development from Terra Venture Partners

Ton Klijn, ESTA director, discussing proposals for the European Crane Operator Licence (ECOL)

ECOL gets Liebherr backing

Liebherr backing boosts ESTA and its European Crane Operator Licence scheme


Palfinger and Danfoss connectivity collaboration

Danfoss Power Solutions connectivity technology to be implemented on all Palfinger cranes


Active and Borger join forces

Borger Cranes in Australia takes stake in Active Crane Hire to broaden product offer and improve service

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ALE delivers satellite

A satellite has been transported 10 km and loaded onto a plane by ALE




All terrain cranes: new versatility

The latest developments in the all terrain crane sector. Christian Shelton reports

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SC&RA Crane & Rigging Workshop

Mike Chalmers previews the 2018 SC&RA Crane & Rigging Workshop which takes place in Louisville, Kentucky, USA, between 26 to 28 September


IC T50 2018: Changing up

Away from the battle for top spot, a healthy overall growth of 4 per cent in the 2018 Transport 50 looks positive for the industry, at least in the short term. ICST reports


Hydraulic gantries: Standard bearer

Enerpac’s Mart Hinnen explains how the company is utilising principles of standardisation to deliver a range of benefits. Christian Shelton reports

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Regional Focus: Middle East

The Middle East is one of the world’s most active construction and infrastructure markets. Christian Shelton reports


Transport trading

The IAA Commercial Vehicles show is a leading event for the industry and the next one is coming up fast. Here ICST outlines what’s in store for visitors



Activity centre installs Davit crane

An outdoor activity centre in the UK installs a Reid Lifting Davit crane

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Sarilar uses Demag CC 6800-1

Sarilar lifts steel structures for Termokimik using Demag CC 6800-1 lattice boom crawler crane


Liebherr tower cranes in Chile

A group of 23 Liebherr tower cranes help construct a terminal at Chile’s Santiago Nueva Pudahuel International airport


New Comansa flat top

Comansa launches 25, 37.5 and 50 tonne capacity flat top tower crane: the 21LC1050


Dates confirmed for ITC and WCTS conferences

ITC will be in Vienna on 26 and 27 June 2019 and WCTS returns to Amsterdam on 13 and 14 November

Tadano and Escorts joint venture company to start producing RT cranes in India

Tadano and Escorts hook up in India

Escorts and Tadano form joint venture company to build rough terrain and truck cranes in India


Powered trailer system collaboration

Mammoet and Scheuerle have developed a new powered trailer system for heavy transport applications

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Palfinger launches crawler cranes

Austrian crane manufacturer Palfinger launches its first cranes mounted on a crawler undercarriage


New factory for Tiger Trailers

Construction of a new factory for trailer and bodywork manufacturer Tiger Trailers is progressing rapidly

How the new Hovago facility in Dordrecht will look

Expansion for Hovago

Hovago Cranes in the Netherlands is expanding with new industrial premises

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