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Sarens performs transport and lift at the Alba potline 6 expansion project in Bahrain

Sarens transports and lifts sections of the FTAs in Bahrain



Mammoet in nuclear dismantling project

Steam generators to be removed by Mammoet as part of project to dismantle German nuclear power station

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Huisman upgrades Happy Star

Two 900 tonne capacity heavy lift mast cranes onboard BigLift’s heavy lift vessel Happy Star have been upgraded by Huisman


A-Plant acquires Hoist-It

Ashtead Plant Hire Company (A-Plant) has acquired the entire share capital of Hoist-It, a specialist provider of rack and pinion hoists


Fagioli transports hydrocracking reactors

Two reactors weighing 1,535 tonnes each have been moved by Fagioli



Bauma China celebrates record attendance

212,500 visitors is 25% more than in 2016 and also significantly more than 2014


Lift planning software expanded

A1A Software has expanded its 3D Lift Plan crane lift planning program software

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ALE expands Mega Jack 300 fleet

Four new Mega Jack 300 towers expand ALE’s fleet

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Somatra buys Demag all terrain

A 220 tonne capacity Demag AC 220-5 all terrain crane has been bought by Somatra


Mammoet opens Hamburg office

As part of its growth strategy, Mammoet Germany opens a new office in Hamburg


Boscaro man baskets

Boscaro reports its man baskets are in demand

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Onboard electronics: smart thinking

As technology evolves at an ever-faster pace, onboard electronics are enhancing safety and productivity more than ever before. Christian Shelton reports on developments

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Offshore lifting: Work on water

Three main types of work are keeping the offshore lifting sector expanding. Alex Dahm reports


Crawler cranes: Forward advance!

The crawler crane sector is thriving, with an abundance of new cranes on the market. Christian Shelton takes a look

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Ropes and winches: Bound to be big

The properties of synthetic rope are making it an appealing alternative to wire rope argues DSM Dyneema, the creator of Dyneema fibre used in rope. Christian Shelton investigates


Tower cranes: luffing it up

New large luffing jib tower crane models are entering the high rise and general construction markets around the world. Heinz-Gert Kessel reports

Liebherr EC-B and EC-H cranes in Vienna, Austria

IC Tower Index 2018: Going higher

Another record year for the IC Tower Index ranking of the world’s largest tower crane-owning companies. ICST reports


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ECOL details revealed

Plans on track for ECOL crane operator scheme as standards for experienced operators are agreed


Terex expands Chinese facility

Chanzhou facility to expand by 100,000ft2 for materials processing and aerial utility production

Hall Bros. Liebherr LTM 1040-2.1

Hall Bros. buys Liebherr LTM 1040-2.1

A new Liebherr LTM 1040-2.1 mobile crane has been bought by Hall Bros.

Lifthing Enerpac SBL500 for proton theraphy unit installation mid-res

Lifthing uses Enerpac gantry at Belgian hospital

Two units have been installed in a Belgian hospital by Lifthing using an Enerpac gantry


Holleman transport job

A delivery of equipment for Bulgarian copper group Aurubis Bulgaria has been carried out by Holleman Bulgaria


ALE expands heavy lifting services

ALE to provide full service port operations at the Port of Dundee

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AMCS anti-collision systems on Vinci HQ jobsite

Eleven flat-top tower cranes have been equipped with anti-collision and zoning systems from AMCS Technologies


Lifting Gear Hire stocks Straightpoint load cells

Straightpoint load cell units to be stocked in Lifting Gear Hire’s US and Canadian rental centres

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Manitex for Clarence’s Crane Rental

A 45 US ton (40 tonne) capacity Manitex TC450 telescopic crane has been bought by Clarence’s Crane Rental

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Cadman expands fleet

A Liebherr LTM 1090-4.2 and a Böcker AK 46/6000 have boosted Cadman’s fleet in the UK

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