James F Lomma 1945-2019

James F Lomma 1945-2019

ICST regrets to report the death of James F Lomma, owner at crane company JF Lomma, Inc in New York, USA



Left to right: Sergej Becker (Crane Operator, CT Kranservice), Michael Zieger (Sales Manager, Terex Cranes), Josef Siler (Crane Operator, CT Kranservice) with CT Kranservice's new Demag AC 220-5

CT Kranservice adds Demag

New CT Kranservice Demag AC 220-5 goes straight to work assembling tower cranes in Germany

A gantry manouevres the new generator into position at the Supercritical Power Plant in Assiut in Eqypt

Power plant gets new turbine and generator

Egypt’s Supercritical Power Plant upgrade will increase electricity production

Jekko's SPX532 mini crane (closed)

Jekko launches big mini

The SPX532 mini crane signals a very important change in direction, says manufacturer Jekko


Crane provides helicopter alternative

Palfinger crawler used as cost-effective alternative to a helicopter in alpine work



Bishop Lifting acquires AWRS

American Wire Rope & Sling acquired by Bishop Lifting Products

Hiab K-505 HiPro drywall crane for North America

New Hiab drywall crane

Largest Hiab drywall crane, K-505 HiPro, launched for North American drywall market

François Bernès, CEO Conductix-Wampfler, left, seals the deal with Olivier Normand, Jay Electronique CEO

Jay Electronique acquired by Conductix-Wampfler

Radio remote control system manufacturer Jay Electronique joins Delachaux group via Conductix-Wampfler

One of four new Grove GMK4100L-1 all-terrain cranes to join Transportes y Grúas Aguado's rental fleet

Grove all terrains for Grúas Aguado

Spanish rental firm buys four 100 tonne capacity all terrain cranes


Manitex launches TC600

The TC600 is Manitex’s newly released boom truck mounted crane with a maximum main boom height of 141 feet


Tower crane focus at ITC in Vienna

More than 200 delegates from all over the world attended the sixth International Tower Cranes (ITC) event in Vienna.

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Know how NOT to run your business: SC&RA comment

Joel Dandrea talks about leading from the ground up


SC&RA heavy haul permit webinar

Permit changes affecting heavy haul companies will be the focus of the SC&RA’s next webinar


SC&RA Job of the Year winners

Winners of the coveted SC&RA Job of the Year announced

SC&RA news

SC&RA elects new leaders

New leadership line-up announced at successful SC&RA Annual Conference


Shared strength: SC&RA news April 2019

Common ground often connects SC&RA’s international membership. Mike Chalmers reports

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Separating culture from strategy: SC&RA comment April 2019

In our industry many companies boast of strong safety culture but they’re only as good as their safety strategy

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Pushing the limits: Tower cranes

An emerging trend is manufacturers around the world introducing very large flat top tower cranes. ICST special correspondent Heinz-Gert Kessel investigates

Hyva's new Edge Line cranes

Knuckle boom cranes: elegantly articulated

The articulating loader crane sector is, well, loaded with new developments. Christian Shelton reports

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IC50 2019: up but slowing down

Highlights from the original ranking of the world’s largest crane-owning companies, now in its 24th year

John Garrison, Terex Corporation president and CEO, left, and Steve Filipov, Terex Cranes president

Interview: Terex without Demag

John Garrison, Terex Corporation president, and Steve Filipov, Terex Cranes president, talked to Alex Dahm and D.Ann Shiffler about what lies ahead for Terex Corp following the sale of Demag cranes and the boom truck business

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Remote controls: Radio stars

There is a plethora of product overhauls and new launches in the radio remote control sector. Christian Shelton reports


Telescopic crawler cranes: top telecrawlers

The appetite for telescopic crawler cranes continues to grow, in new and established markets alike. Christian Shelton reports 



Edge Line additions

19-21 tonne-metre range of Edge Line truck mounted cranes launched by Hyva


SMIE expands autonomous crane trials

Tower crane operated from simulator 300 km away

Enerpac - Hareket Gas Turbine project 2

Hareket installation job

Power generation equipment installed by Hareket Heavy Lifting and Project Transportation Co.

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Scholpp takes delivery of Demag AC 300-6

Delivery of the final crane from a trio of Demag orders

Mammoet index

Mammoet and ALE in takeover talks

Talks ongoing for Mammoet to acquire ALE

T50 2019 Index

Transport 50 listing deadline extended

Entries for this year’s Transport 50 (T50) listing of the world’s largest specialized transport companies need to be in by Thursday 18th

Pavel Soukup and Radek Camrda, operators at B+V Trans, with Frantisek Chalupa, sales manager at Pragotechnik

B+V Trans adds 150 tonne Grove

Grove GMK5150L all terrain crane joins B+V Trans fleet in Czech Republic

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Showa Leasing to offer crane rental in Philippines

Crane rental to be offered in Philippines by Japan’s Showa Leasing and partners

Martin Kolkman (Vice President of Hyva International & WE-MEA) and John Henryry Bowman (managing director of Hyva Southern Africa)

Hyva SA merges with Lift & Shift SA

Merger of South African transport solution companies to create a one-stop-stop

Jaso J780PA.64 luffing jib tower crane

Falcon buys 64 tonne Jaso tower

Rental company Falcon Tower Cranes is first in Europe to order 64 tonne capacity Jaso luffing jib tower crane

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