The Synchoist from Enerpac in action

Wind turbine erection: Ecological warriors

As seen in last month’s issue, the wind sector is busy overall and new installation equipment is being developed. Christian Shelton reports on the latest developments

Proven Transport’s model 34PT10060WSIC Power Tower

Hydraulic gantries: Load lifters

Gantry manufacturers are raising the bar with their latest heavy lifting equipment. Christian Shelton reports

Manitowoc’s GMK5250XL-1

All terrain cranes: extended reign

Following Bauma 2019, there are a large number of new all terrains on the market. Christian Shelton reports


SC&RA jobs of the year: champions of road and rigging

The winners of the 2019 SC&RA Job of the Year awards were announced at the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association Annual Conference in California, USA. Mike Chalmers,  Tim Hillegonds, D.Ann Shiffler, and Hannah Sundermeyer report


The Port of Valencia has retrofitted busbar to its Konecranes RTGs to fully electrify operation

Dockside lifting: first rate

Shipping is one of the oldest forms of global transportation but the dockside lifting sector shows no sign of aging. Christian Shelton reports

The Blademax was launched at Bauma 2019. After the show this unit went  to Sarilar Group in Turkey

Wind power transport: Ride like the wind

Continued growth of the wind power industry gives a boost to specialized transport equipment manufacturers and transportation companies alike. Christian Shelton reports

ALE has completed the lifts of 3 topsides in Texas, USA

Industry focus: energy sector

Impressive lifting and transportation jobs for the energy industry are continually being conducted around the world. Christian Shelton selects some current highlights

Trimble pioneers new construction tech with holographic gasses

Technology update: New tech for the crane sector

From autonomous cranes to brain-computer interfaces, Christian Shelton looks at the cutting-edge of construction technology

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XCMG model XGT1200 flat top tower with a capacity of 63 tonnes

Going large: flat top tower cranes

An emerging trend is manufacturers around the world introducing very large flat top tower cranes. ICST special correspondent Heinz-Gert Kessel investigates

Hyva's new Edge Line cranes

Knuckle boom cranes: elegantly articulated

The articulating loader crane sector is, well, loaded with new developments. Christian Shelton reports