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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: keynote speech

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

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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

ACE display of yellow truck and crawler cranes on white gravel with people around at Excon India 2019

India: Confident expectation

Planned or mooted infrastructure projects inspired confidence among crane manufacturers at the recent ExCon exhibition in India. Partha Pratim Basistha reports

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Talent show: operator training

Attracting talent and effective training are key to solving the industry’s skill shortage; You can take your pick of many training organisations

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Truck cranes: Upwardly mobile

Globally the truck crane market may be flat but in some parts of the world they are big news. Christian Shelton reports

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Crawler mounted articulating cranes

This sector continues to evolve as the benefits of an articulating crane mounted on crawler tracks become more widely known. Christian Shelton reports

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Appetite for production: Industrial lifting

The world’s continued reliance on industry, in all its forms, means there is plenty of appetite for machines designed to lift in industrial environments

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ESTA competition record

Strong competition for the annual ESTA Awards of Excellence has meant 38 companies were selected for the shortlist. Alex Dahm reports

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Rope and winches: Bounds of possibility

New or traditional? Two approaches, both pushing the boundaries, especially for tall tower cranes. Christian Shelton reports

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OSHA guidance for virus protection

Michael Rubin, Partner at law firm Goldberg Segalla, discusses how to protect workers from Covid-19

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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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