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Liebherr electric crawler launch pic both models

Electric crawler cranes new from Liebherr

Liebherr has introduced a pair of electric crawler cranes, tested and ready for production. Alex Dahm reports

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Apartments along the River Leie in Ghent

Sarens erects the tower crane for the construction of apartments along the river Leie in Ghent for a local building company

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Apartments along the River Leie in Ghent


Sarens erects the tower crane for the construction of apartments along the river Leie in Ghent for a local building company


Borger Crane Hire and Rigging Services in Australia has acquired Kelly Green Crane Hire

Borger acquires Kelly Green

Kelly Green Crane Hire acquired by Borger Crane Hire and Rigging Services in Australia

Rocco Sabelli chairman Fagioli

Sabelli appointed Fagioli chairman

Rocco Sabelli has been appointed chairman at heavy lift and transport specialist Fagioli in Italy

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Construction and Covid-19: rolling news update

KHL journalists are reporting on how the Covid-19 outbreak is impacting construction worldwide

Alexandra Casler at Select Crane Sales

Casler joins Select Crane Sales

Alexandra Casler appointed to lead Select Crane Sales in Northeast USA


The smaller (56 tonne) transformer followed by the two larger ones (99 tonnes each)

Transformer trio for Steder

Specialized transport contractor Steder Group in Africa transported three transformers to one of the remotest places on Earth

ESB's Liebherr LTM 1050-3.1 at work on set. Yellow and blue AT crane lifting a grand piano out of the back of a van in the middle of a forest

Crane and piano act together

Wheeled mobile crane takes vital role lifting a piano in the making of a short film in a German forest

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Halford joins LEEA board

Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) appoints Martin Halford to the Board

Cranes R Us used Faymonville G-SL modular trailer, aerial view of load out onto barge at port in Nigeria

Nigerian move by Cranes R Us

Cranes R Us Nigeria Limited uses Faymonville modular trailer for 300 tonne module move

Amco Veba 925NG with double linkage boom, side view in dark blue

Amco Veba expands range

Loader crane manufacturer Amco Veba adds 12 new models


Technology takes the lead at Bauma China

Exhibition in Shanghai saw plenty of new electric machines, 5G technology, and new aerial platforms

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Video: Tower Cranes North America (TCNA) 2020

A full recording of the 2020 Tower Cranes North America online conference is now available


New dates for SC&RA events

Annual Conference and Specialized Transportation Symposium rescheduled for October and July 2021


SC&RA events to be rescheduled

First quarter 2021 live SC&RA events in the USA are being moved to dates later in the year

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Tower crane signage guidelines from SCRA

SC&RA’s new publication addresses best practices of placing signage on tower cranes


Meetings schedules: SCRA comment September 2020

A successful transport or crane and rigging company often relies on the execution of management meetings that allow leadership to delegate


4 under 40: SCRA news August 2020

Helping to develop talent in the industry is a key aim of the association. Mike Chalmers tracks the progress of four under 40 in the industry

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Ropes and winches: Winding it on

To give the safest and longest service, both steel wire and synthetic fibre rope needs to be treated well, correctly selected and of good quality. ICST reports

Hyva KENNIS e-Power -3

Articulating cranes: A range of change

Other than Covid-19 there have also been some useful technological developments and innovation, plus interesting applications. Alex Dahm reports

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VersaCrane TC-36000/S2 makes lifting debut

The first job for the 3,000 US ton capacity VersaCrane TC-36000/S2 was a two-part coker replacement


Engines and components: driving ahead

Development of electric drives will continue but there is still considerable life left in the internal combustion engine and associated components. Alex Dahm and ICST sister magazines Diesel Progress and Diesel Progress International report

Spectacular aerial view of a red Irving Equipment crawler crane lifting a pipe rack in a refinery using a complex arrangement of multiple Modulift beams

Out of the darkness and moving ahead

Sarah Spivey, Modulift managing director, shares her experience of implementing a clear strategy and quickly adapting to the changes caused by 2020’s global events

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Specialized transport: regulation weight

Specialized transport OEMs are trying to find the perfect balance between carrying capacity and tare weight, while meeting as many road regulations as possible. ICST reports

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Cluysenaar Kraanverhuur's SCX550-3 crawler crane in blue and white, rear three quarter view

HSC delivers for Cluysenaar

European first for crane rental company Cluysenaar Kraanverhuur and 55 tonne capacity HSC crawler crane with EU Satge V engine

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Engineered solutions from Felbermayr

Austrian specialist Felbermayr launches lifting and transport engineering service headed by Kees Kompier

All Crane Adds nine new Link-Belt mobile cranes

All expands with nine Link-Belts

Another nine new Link-Belt cranes will join the All fleet taking the total this year to 25 units from this US manufacturer

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German subsidiary for Jekko

Mini crane manufacturer establishes Jekko Deutschland


Palazzani announces spider crane details

Tracked platform specialist provides details about its first spider crane


Bauma Conexpo India postponed

Rescheduled for a second time, the show will now take place 20 - 23 April 2021, Greater Noida, Delhi

Mammoet SK6,000 Index

Mammoet reveals 6,000 tonne crane

The SK6,000 is a new 6,000 tonne capacity super heavy lift crane from Mammoet, joining the existing SK190 and SK350, and the SK10,000 announced in 2019

The 130 tonne capacity Sennebogen 6133 E telescopic boom crawler crane lifting and moving precast concrete parts up to 32 metres long and 35 tonnes in weight in confined spaces

Telescopic boom Sennebogen crawler goes to work

A 130 tonne capacity telescopic crawler crane is proving its worth on a large scale concrete project in Germany


Trungnam gets Sany crawlers

Trungnam Group in Vietnam takes delivery of large crawler cranes from Sany in first part of major order


Bigge expands in South Carolina

Crane rental house Bigge Crane and Rigging in the USA is increasing its coverage with the opening of a branch in Rock Hill, South Carolina

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