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Determining the residual value of tower cranes

Determining the residual value of tower cranes

Tomas Vacek, managing partner, JVS Cranes

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Fibre ropes for tower cranes

Fibre ropes for tower cranes

Thomas Herse, head of tower crane technology, Liebherr Tower Crane Division

Construction activity trends and forecasts

Construction activity trends and forecasts

Martin Seban, consulting director – economics & country risk, EMEA, IHS Markit

KEYNOTE SPEECH

International Tower Cranes Conference: Keynote Speech

The changing environment for tower crane operations Jörg Hegestweiler, managing director, BKL Baukran Logistik 

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Tower crane focus at ITC in Vienna

More than 200 delegates from all over the world attended the sixth International Tower Cranes (ITC) event in Vienna.

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ITC conference in two weeks

International Tower Cranes (ITC) conference takes place in Vienna on Thursday 27 June

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ITC conference speaker line-up

Speaker line-up for International Tower Cranes (ITC) conference in Austria

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Booking, information and contacts

How to book your place, and information on the tower crane bus tour the day before the conference.

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ITC keynote speaker is Jörg Hegestweiler, BKL

Hegestweiler will address the changing environment for tower crane operations, including the financial model for tower crane rental

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International Cranes and Specialized Transport Features

Raimondi topless tower cranes at work on the Aljada jobsite in the UAE (...

Middle East update: Desert development

Prestige developments and infrastructure projects are helping to keep lifting and transportation companies busy in the Middle East. Christian Shelton reports on developments

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

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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

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    ITC conference: drones and tower cranes

    Patrick Rickerby, technical director at Terra Drone Europe, will explain how drones can be used to inspect industrial structures

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    ITC conference: BIM and tower cranes

    BIM technology will be on the agenda of the International Tower Cranes (ITC) conference in Vienna on 26-27 June

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    Speakers announced for ITC 2019

    Jörg Hegestweiler at BKL Baukran Logistik and Henrik Nielsen from Krøll Cranes confirmed as ITC speakers

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    Dates confirmed for ITC and WCTS conferences

    ITC will be in Vienna on 26 and 27 June 2019 and WCTS returns to Amsterdam on 13 and 14 November

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    Talking towers

    The 5th International Tower Cranes conference was a great success, covering everything  from training to technology. ICST reports

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    Video interview: Simon Marr, Marr Contracting

    Simon Marr, director Marr Contracting in Australia, gave the keynote address at the 2017 International Tower Crane (ITC) conference in London, UK. In this video, made during the conference, he explains how his company is pioneering the use of heavy lift, luffing tower cranes as an alternative to traditional lifting ...

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