International Cranes and Specialized Transport - September 2018
12 September 2018
Included in this issue:
- IC TOWER INDEX
The results of this year’s IC Tower Index ranking of the world’s largest tower crane-owning companies are revealed.
- SITE REPORT: LIFTING
A roundup of tower crane application stories from around the world.
- TOWER CRANES
New large luffing jib tower crane models are entering the high-rise and general construction markets worldwide. HEINZ-GERT KESSEL reports.
- CATME PREVIEW
The second Cranes and Transport Middle East (CATME) conference in Dubai will offer expert safety advice and project reports. MURRAY POLLOK reports.
- ROPES AND WINCHES
DSM Dyneema, the creator of Dyneema fibre used in synthetic rope, argues that the properties of synthetic rope make it an appealing alternative to wire rope. CHRISTIAN SHELTON investigates.
- TOP LIFT PREVIEW
Entries for the 2018 Top Lift competition feature a diverse selection of impressive lifts from around the world that have been completed in the last 12 months. Cast your vote now.
- SC&RA COMMENT
Comment from Joel Dandrea, SC&RA chief executive officer.
- SC&RA NEWS
Leading experts share their tips on wire rope deterioration on crawler cranes in high-lift applications. MIKE CHALMERS reports.