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Interview: Ton Klijn

Ton Klijn, new director of the ESTA association, explained to Alex Dahm his vision for the future

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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

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    Repair and refurbishment: Replace or repair?

    Many factors should be considered when deciding whether or not to restore a crane or to replace it with a new one. Christian Shelton reports

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    Wind turbine erection: spin doctor

    A look at wind turbine erection and transport projects in what continues to be one of the busiest application areas for cranes and transport equipment worldwide. Christian Shelton reports

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    Roll up, roll up: SPMT product development

    A look at a selection of current products and projects of interest in the self propelled modular transporter world. Christian Shelton reports

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    Turbine erection in India

    Wind power is a busy sector in India. Partha Pratim Basistha visited a site in central India to see one of the heaviest turbines being erected

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Roll up, roll up: SPMT product development

A look at a selection of current products and projects of interest in the self propelled modular transporter world. Christian Shelton reports

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Turbine erection in India

Wind power is a busy sector in India. Partha Pratim Basistha visited a site in central India to see one of the heaviest turbines being erected

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The Knowledge: vessel stability

Calculating and assessing transport vessel stability with Marco van Daal

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Heavy lifting: trends and projects

Christian Shelton reports on trends and interesting projects in the heavy lift sector worldwide

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Transport in St. Louis: STS preview

SC&RA Specialized Transportation Symposium 2018 looks like a must-attend event

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Offshore lifting: Buoyant business

Decommisioning old oil platforms and erecting wind turbines are keeping offshore contractors busy

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Below the hook: no strain, no gain

Loads of new products on the market points to a healthy market for below the hook equipment. Christian Shelton reports

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Pioneers: rough terrain cranes

A look at what’s new in the rough terrain crane market. CHRISTIAN SHELTON reports

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Bay Crane completes generator haul

Hauling three steam turbine generator components in two states required some creative problem solving by Bay Crane.

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Crawler cranes: Access all areas

The continuing number of innovations in the crawler crane sector demonstrate just how popular this type of crane is with end users. We report on the sector’s latest developments