ESTA Awards presentation in April 2018

ESTA Awards deadline extended

Friday 25 January is the new extended deadline for 2019 ESTA Awards entries


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Sarens lifts DHT reactor at HMEL in India

Sarens deploys its CC8800 and CC2600 to perform the lift at HMEL plant in Bhatinda, Punjab


NCH's first Liebherr LTM 1450-8.1

LTM 1450-8.1 first for NCH

Ireland’s first Liebherr LTM 1450-8.1 delivered to Nationwide Crane Hire


Third Gottwald Model 7 for Atakaş

Konecranes to provide port crane to Turkish port operator


Keynote speaker announced for Diesel Progress Summit

Ramin Younessi at Caterpillar confirmed as a Keynote speaker for the inaugural Diesel Progress Summit (DPS)

MONPE Ventures moving a 125 tonne suction pile on Faymonville axle lines

Double challenge for MONPE

In Ghana MONPE Ventures moved a 125 tonne suction pile in an upright position


Dana Incorporated and SME Group

Dana acquires SME Group

More electrification capability with acquisition of electric motor company SME


Approval given for Steady Top Feeder

The Steady Top Feeder concept from Barge Master and GustoMSC one step closer to fruition

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Brexit vote means ‘further uncertainty’

Vote over Prime Minister’s deal for UK to leave EU leads to fears that Pound will decline further

New 20 tonne Kato city crane for Crowland Cranes in the UK

Kato for Crowland

Crowland Cranes in the UK adds new 20 tonne Kato City crane to general rental fleet

Modulift CMOD 24 spreader frame on a 50 tonne Grove GMK 3050 lifting 4.5 tonnes

Modulift and the Vikings

Boats in historical TV series lifted with the help of a spreader frame from Modulift

Aylestone Transport's new Volvo FH-540

​ Volvo marks Aylestone centenary

Aylestone Transport gets new Volvo truck to help mark 100 years in business

Latest Magazines




Rough terrain cranes: rough and ready

A look at products and applications in the rough terrain sector. Christian Shelton reports


SPMT: Modular development

The modular nature of the SPMT lends itself to hybridisation  and equipment manufacturers are now exploring exciting variants. Christian Shelton reports on the evolution of the SPMT

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Below the hook: a diverse spread

A look at news and products from the diverse below the hook sector. Christian Shelton reports on developments


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


The Raimondi LR165 and LR213 erected at Abu Dhabi corniche

Nurol towers in Abu Dhabi

Two Raimondi luffing jib tower cranes are being used by Nurol on the Corniche Tower job site


Liebherr LR 1800-1.0 passes load tests

Large load testing for Liebherr’s new 800 tonne capacity lattice boom crawler crane

Boskalis INDEX

Boskalis gets wind project

Inch Cape Scottish offshore wind farm construction contract for Boskalis


World Crane Guide 2018-19

The world’s most comprehensive guide to the crane industry is available as a free digital download or in printed paper format


Mammoet transports splitter vessel

A splitter vessel weighing more than 800 tons has been moved by Mammoet


Faymonville acquires Stürzer

Commercial vehicle dealer Stürzer Heavy Trucks acquired by specialized transport equipment manufacturer Faymonville


Enercon chooses Goldhofer

Wind energy company Enercon adds six Goldhofer rotor blade trailers

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Interkran buys Demag AC 100-4L

A Demag AC 100-4L all terrain crane boosts Interkran’s fleet

LiftWerx BoxHook turbine maintenance crane

LiftWerx launches BoxHook crane

New BoxHook crane with 100 tonnes capacity for wind turbine maintenance


Transhipping duties for offshore cranes

Two Konecranes floating cranes bought by Cosco Shipping for transhipping duties

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