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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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International Cranes and Specialized Transport Features

A Salgert LTC crane being operated using RemoteDrive

Operator assistance devices: Connecting the dots

Both digital and electromechanical crane operator assistance aids are being developed, with the future of the sector perhaps comprising a fusion of the two. Christian Shelton reports

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Interview: Paul van Gelder, Mammoet CEO

Complementary business: Paul van Gelder, Mammoet CEO, talks to Alex Dahm about the acquisition of ALE and what lies ahead

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Offshore lifting: Water works

The oil and gas industry and the construction of wind farms remain the primary drivers in a buoyant offshore lifting sector. Christian Shelton reports

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Crawler cranes: Model displays

There’s a surge of new crawler cranes on the market with manufacturers displaying new models and updates across all crawler capacity classes and crawler types. Christian Shelton reports

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SC&RA Specialized Transportation Symposium 2020

The 2020 SC&RA Specialized Transportation Symposium is coming up fast in February. ICST previews the event

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IC M20 2019: Keeping it up

Building on last year’s return to growth, the 2019 ICM20 ranking of the world’s largest crane manufacturers by revenue is up strongly. ICST reports

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Tower cranes and operator hoists: Reach for the stars

The tower crane market is booming and innovation is abundant in the latest slew of products. Christian Shelton reports

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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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