The fully assembled cranes were moved into position using the Taklift 4 floating heavy lift barge crane, which has a lift capacity of 2,200 tonnes.

Lifting large luffers

Innovative installation procedure for Marr Contracting’s  M2480D heavy lift luffers working on the world’s longest span suspension bridge

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Inspections, Violations, Regulations – How do you manage it all?

Nothing is more important to us than helping companies proactively manage their risk, which is why we often say we’re a risk management company with an insurance product and not simply an insurance provider. The reality of our industry is that it triggers a lot of pressing risk management questions.

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Inspections, Violations, Regulations – How do you manage it all?

Nothing is more important to us than helping companies proactively manage their risk, which is why we often say we’re a risk management company with an insurance product and not simply an insurance provider. The reality of our industry is that it triggers a lot of pressing risk management questions.

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Cruising out of Dover

Collett & Sons used a 500 tonne girder bridge and SPMT to move a pair of 335 tonne substation transformers

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International debut for XCMG’s XGC88000

Large crawler used for the first time outside China

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Paul Brown re-retires

Following deferred success with retirement five years ago Paul Brown said he really is now calling it a day

Mordefroy Levage uses two Demag's in tandem lift of TGV Locomotive

Tadano Demags in tandem

Mordefroy Levage uses AC 100-4L and AC 140 all terrain cranes to lift 34 tonne high-speed train in France

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Stephenson Equipment takes delivery of a new National-Crane NTC55L

Stephenson goes National

Bob’s Crane Service and Bauman Crane are two more customers for National Cranes from Stephenson

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ALE installs 2,100 tonne bridge

A 2,100 tonne bridge links Azerbaijan hotel’s two towers at 120 metres in the air

Using the yellow Liebherr LR 1500 lattice boom crawler crane to assemble wind turbines

Avtokran-Tjumen adds Liebherr

A 500 tonne lattice boom crawler has joined the Avtokran-Tjumen fleet in Russia for wind work

Huisman Bokalift INDEX

Giant Huisman crane for Boskalis

Huisman will build a 4,000 tonne offshore mast crane for the Royal Boskalis Westminster Bokalift 2 heavy lift vessel

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TopLift 2019: Best of the year

The 2019 TopLift competition features impressive lifts from around the world completed in the last 12 months. Choose your favourite and vote now

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GIS show reports record numbers

With 11,000 visitors from Italy at the Piacensa show and more than 400 exhibitors, a record was set on both counts 

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The view south across the Hinkley Point C Construction Site showing the main excavations and pipework for the cooling water systems of unit 1.

Site report: Cranes at Hinkley Point C

Hinkley Point C is one of the largest construction projects in the world. Christian Shelton visited the site

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Heavy haul trucks: Gaining traction

Alternative propulsion systems to using diesel are making their presence felt in the haulage industry but have yet to impact the heavy end of the sector. Christian Shelton reports

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Raising awareness on slings

Safety threat from lack of understanding about lifting slings, reports the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association

From 2020 Liebherr’s three- to five-axle mobile cranes (LTM-1090-4.2-1 pictured) will be fitted with ZF Friedrichshafen’s DynamicPerform multidisc clutch module

Driving change: engines and components

Engine manufacturers are backing different technologies as the engine market evolves. Christian Shelton reports

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Lined up for the future: Alain Faymonville

Alain Faymonville, CEO at trailer manufacturer Faymonville, talked to Alex Dahm about his company and the future

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Specialized transport: Service specialists

The latest news, new products and line updates from the specialized transport sector. Christian Shelton reports

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CPA Conference addresses skills shortage

Labour shortage a key issue at CPA Conference, as well as equipment theft and mental health

Modulift’s MOD CLS djustable lifting/spreader beam has been upgraded

Modulift upgrades beam

Upgrades made to Modulift’s MOD CLS adjustable lifting/spreader beam

Voltaire at Dogger Bank

Huge crane vessel for world’s largest wind farm

Jan de Nul’s Voltaire wins contract on the UK’s record-breaking Dogger Bank project

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First Jekko JF990 in Norway

Asbjorn Dahlen Transport buys the first JF990 articulated crawler crane in Norway

Mammoet Germany's gantry installation project at Liebherr plant in Germany

Mammoet Germany wins BSK award

Heavy lift specialist receives Best Crane Work 2019 award for gantry installation project

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Al Faris installs wind turbines

Heavy lift company uses Liebherr LTM 1500 on wind farm project

Detailing INDEX 2

Detailing guide update

The Steel Erectors Association of America and the National Institute of Steel Detailing have updated a practical guide for erection procedures

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Board changes at Terex

Multiple leavers and joiners to change Terex Corporation board composition at end of 2019

50 articulated boom truck mounted cranes have been sold into the Middle East

XCMG targets Middle East

50 XCMG cranes sold into Middle East following targeted product development and strategic co-operation with Foton

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Saan adds Palfinger on Volvo

Netherlands-based crane and transport specialist grows fleet with Volvo truck and Palfinger crane

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