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ALE transports turbine components

Indonesian transport, craneage and installation job for ALE on 20 wind turbines


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Sarens forms a specialized wind operation team in India

Sarens newly formed Wind operation team installs wind turbine generators in Maniyach, Tamil Nadu



New cab for the Wiesel

Kamag is launching a new cab for its Truckwiesel


Waste gas scrubber move

Silamas moves two waste gas scrubbers


Cosmatos transports wind blades

Wind turbine rotor blades transported from Poland to Greece by Cosmatos Shipping Services


GBM buys Volvo truck

Volvo FH16-650 6x4 tractor unit joins fleet of GBM Demolition in the UK



Khimji Ramdas moves steam generators

Eight pieces of oversized cargo have been moved by Khimji Ramdas Shipping


CATME conference: tower crane safety

Thorsten Hesselbein will argue in Dubai that tower crane operators and signal people should be trained together


Mammoet continues with Royal Smit work

Mammoet and Royal Smit have formalised and extended their working relationship for a further five years

Cometto ETH for Fincantieri (1)

Fincantieri buys Cometto steelwork transporter

A Cometto ETH5/4E transporter for steelwork has been bought by Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri


Vertical cask transporter from Enerpac

Enerpac has manufactured a transporter for Holtec International to move spent nuclear fuel


Pushing the boundaries at Kew

Lifting company DSM had to use a mobile crane, rather than a MEWP, to replace glass in the world’s largest glasshouse




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


Dockside lifting: Port report

A trend towards electrification and automation can be seen in the dockside lifting sector’s latest products and projects. CHRISTIAN SHELTON reports


Wind power transport: Winds of change

With rapid growth forecast for the global wind power industry, innovation is abundant when it comes to transporting wind turbine components. Christian Shelton reports

Mor Ram-On explaining and demonstrating his prototype automated tower crane at the International Tower Cranes conference in London, UK, in May 2017

Autonomous future: driverless cranes

Could the next big thing for the crane industry be the autonomous crane - and sooner than you think?

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Operator assistance devices: Automated assistance

Increasing integration between different types of technology is helping to enhance operator safety and increase productivity. CHRISTIAN SHELTON reports


Loader cranes: Articulating technology

Knuckle boom loader crane manufacturers are futureproofing their businesses by investing in R&D. Christian Shelton reports


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Big impact in a small space

A Demag CC 3800-1 crane was a huge help for Steil Kranarbeiten on a German bridge demolition site

The Fassi F90XP is one of six new XP versions of existing models in the 5 to 16 tonne-metre range  on show at SAIE 2009

Fassi acquires ATN

Italy-based Fassi group has become the new owner of ATN Platforms, through its French subsidiary CTELM


Steel ship suspended in the air

A steel ship is suspended in the air for a cultural project in Austria


Jack-up drives for marine applications

A series of jack-up drives for lifting applications in the maritime sector are available from Bonfiglioli

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AMCS systems at Indian monument build

The DCS 60 anti-collision system from AMCS is being used on four tower cranes being used to build the world’s tallest statue

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Palfinger first half results

Growth in the first half of 2018 has been reported by Palfinger Group


Last call for IC Tower Index 2018

Tower crane owners, this is the final week in which you can submit information for ICST’s listing of the world’s largest tower crane owning companies

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CATME speaker: the importance of crisis planning

Consusltant John Woodward says a business reputation can be lost very quickly, so best have a crisis plan in place.

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Hiab to acquire Effer

Hiab has entered into an agreement to acquire the Effer loader cranes business for EUR 50 million


New Potain MCT 565

Manitowoc is to launch a new Potain topless tower crane for markets in Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America

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