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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

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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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Crane technology update

Some of the latest digital and remote monitoring tools available to crane users, as well as some new gantry crane technology

Sinopec using its 4,000 tonne XGC88000 crawler crane to lift a record load to a height of 108 metres

Energy sector: using less

Work in the energy sector is facing uncertain times as capital expenditure is cut. Covid-19 has had a deep negative impact on the oil and gas industry and the oil price has collapsed

In Norway Sarens has erected 67 turbines at the Kvitfjell Raudfjell wind farm for clients FairWind and Siemens Gamesa. One team used a Liebherr LG 1750 SX lattice boom truck crane in SL22 configuration with 105 metre boom and 250 tonne counterweight

Wind turbines: higher & heavier

Wind turbines today generate 72% more power on average than in 2009, which brings significant challenges for crane and transport companies

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Under the PPVC: tower cranes

PPVC is a game-changing construction technology, writes Heinz-Gert Kessel. It relies on tower cranes and large ones at that

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Out of danger: radio remote controls

In the age of social distancing, the benefits of remote control technology could hardly be more obvious. Christian Shelton reports

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Bob Dimmitt: a ConExpo photo essay

Crane industry executive and photographer Bob Dimmitt muses on the ConExpo 2020 construction equipment exhibition

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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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