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ESTA Awards 2018 shortlist

Things are hotting up at ESTA in preparation for the 2018 ESTA Awards of Excellence event in April



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MRT contract for Xin Hwa

Xin Hwa Holdings acquires more than 100 THP/SL axle lines from Goldhofer for public transport contract

Pt saranabaja perkasa orders first grove all terrain cranes

PT Saranabaja Perkasa buys Groves

Three new Grove all terrain cranes for PT Saranabaja Perkasa

Marsh Plant Hire LTM 1040-2.1 ATs

Liebherr ATs delivered to Marsh Plant

Five Liebherr all terrains join Marsh Plant Hire fleet in England

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Mammoet completes Lotte Chemical project

Mammoet uses boosted reach of PTC 200 DS to gain efficiencies at Lotte Chemical MEG plant project


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Reusable monopile sea-fastening solution

Conbit develops Vickas – a reusable monopile sea-fastening system


New Elebia hook

The Neo hook from Elebia is designed for lifting bell furnaces

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Terex success in Midwest

Utility One Source and RTL Equipment in Midwest USA order Terex cranes

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Kahl in 875 tonne transport record

Transformer weighing more than 500 tonnes moved by Kahl using Goldhofer bridge

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Fracht and Collett deliver TBM

Collett and Fracht transport a TBM from Germany to the UK

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Bridge moved by Roll-iT

Roll-iT moves a 300 tonne bridge in Belgium



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Intermat preview: Spring in Paris

ICST previews the 2018 Intermat construction equipment show, which will take place in Paris, France

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Industrial Lifting: Smooth operators

Industrial lifting covers a multitude of lifting and hoisting applications. Here we look at notable case studies and products on the market. CHRISTIAN SHELTON reports

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The Knowledge: Performing the ro-ro

This, the 32nd in our regular Knowledge series of how-to articles, puts the theory of how to perform a ro-ro operation into practice. Marco van Daal explains

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Rope and winches: Setting standards

FEM guidelines are an early important step in advancing the widespread application of synthetic fibre ropes in the crane and construction markets. Christia Shelton reports

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Crane rental confidence survey 2018

The annual IC crane rental confidence survey provides a clear picture of the global crane rental market as well as gauging what the future may bring. ICST reports

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Folding towers: Up and over

Continued demand for housing in urban areas around the world as well as the increasing influence of environmental considerations are key drivers of innovation in the self erecting tower crane and mobile folding construction crane sectors. Christian Shelton reports


School and crane

Nortons Hiab goes to school

Hiab crane on Volvo truck help with primary school lifting project

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Another Liebherr for Dornseiff

Crane and transport specialist Dornseiff adds 250 tonne capacity Liebherr crawler crane


World Crane Championship 2018

Entry to the 2018 World Crane Championship, organised by crane manufacturer Hiab, is now open

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Refurbished floating crane

The refurbishment of a 440 tonne capacity floating crane includes the addition of a load monitoring software package

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Two days in Texas

Heavy transport and lifting seminar by Marco van Daal coming up in Houston, USA


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Olympic swimming venue roof installed by ALE in Argentina

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Faymonville offers pin-on flip axle for USA

Steerable fourth pin-on flip axle increases Faymonville Megamax trailer legal payload in USA

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Mammoet assists Seaspan with vessel launch

Seaspan and Mammoet Canada launch 2,450 tonne ship for Canadian Coast Guard

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World speed record with FPT engine

A 16 litre diesel engine from FPT Industrial has helped set a diesel powerboat world speed record

Most wind turbine erection projects go well, like this one by Sarens, but FEM and ESTA are campaigning to further improve safety

Safety boost for onshore wind

Conference urges utilities to back onshore wind farm safety improvement plans

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