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ESTA Awards 2018 shortlist

Things are hotting up at ESTA in preparation for the 2018 ESTA Awards of Excellence event in April with the announcement of the names of the companies shortlisted for a prize. Paris is the host city this year for the big dinner and awards presentation evening on 26 April at ...



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Terex success in Midwest

Utility One Source and RTL Equipment in Midwest USA order Terex cranes

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Kahl in 875 tonne transport record

Transformer weighing more than 500 tonnes moved by Kahl using Goldhofer bridge

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Fracht and Collett deliver TBM

Collett and Fracht worked together to transport a TBM from Germany to the UK

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Roll-iT moves bridge

Roll-iT moves a 300 t bridge in Belgium


School and crane

Nortons Hiab goes to school

Hiab crane on Volvo truck help with primary school lifting project

Liebherr LR 1250 Dornseiff

Another Liebherr for Dornseiff

Crane and transport specialist Dornseiff adds 250 tonne capacity Liebherr crawler crane


New tyre sizes

New sizes soon available for Falken’s GI388 construction-site use tyre

George Young

George Young: 1955-2018

With regret we report the death of George Young, a leading figure in the US rigging industry


World Crane Championship 2018

Entry to the 2018 World Crane Championship, organised by crane manufacturer Hiab, is now open

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Refurbished floating crane

The refurbishment of a 440 tonne capacity floating crane includes the addition of a load monitoring software package



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Intermat preview: Spring in Paris

The Intermat construction equipment show comes around every three years. Held in France, it will be the main show, in Europe, for the industry in 2018. To help you plan a visit, ICST presents a first preview

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Industrial Lifting: Smooth operators

Industrial lifting covers a multitude of lifting and hoisting applications. Here we look at notable case studies and products on the market. CHRISTIAN SHELTON reports

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The Knowledge: Performing the ro-ro

This, the 32nd in our regular Knowledge series of how-to articles, puts the theory of how to perform a ro-ro operation into practice. Marco van Daal explains

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Rope and winches: Setting standards

FEM guidelines are an early important step in advancing the widespread application of synthetic fibre ropes in the crane and construction markets. Christia Shelton reports

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Crane rental confidence survey 2018

The annual IC crane rental confidence survey provides a clear picture of the global crane rental market as well as gauging what the future may bring. ICST reports

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Folding towers: Up and over

Continued demand for housing in urban areas around the world as well as the increasing influence of environmental considerations are key drivers of innovation in the self erecting tower crane and mobile folding construction crane sectors. Christian Shelton reports


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Two days in Texas

Heavy transport and lifting seminar by Marco van Daal coming up in Houston, USA


ALE roof installation

Olympic swimming venue roof installed by ALE in Argentina

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World speed record with FPT engine

A 16 litre diesel engine from FPT Industrial has helped set a diesel powerboat world speed record

Most wind turbine erection projects go well, like this one by Sarens, but FEM and ESTA are campaigning to further improve safety

Safety boost for onshore wind

Conference urges utilities to back onshore wind farm safety improvement plans


Revenues and EBITDA up for GAM

Revenues increase of 11%, to €116.4 million, recorded by Spanish rental company

Chilean crane rental company takes delivery of grove ghc130 telescoping crawler crane

Burger adds tele crawler for Chile

Chilean crane rental company Burger adds Grove GHC130 telescopic boom crawler crane

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Liebherr ATs for M&M

M & M Mobile Crane Hire adds Liebherr mobiles for new depot in Kent, UK

Tutt Bryant’s new Manitowoc MLC650 crawler crane

Tutt Bryant marks 80 Years

After 80 years in business Tutt Bryant is still “reshaping the face of Australia”

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Q Plant adds five Kobelco crawlers

UK’s Q Crane & Plant Hire adds five new Kobelco G2 series crawler cranes

The Hiab X-HiPro 638

Hiab has a good year

Sales up 5 per cent at Hiab help parent Cargotec in 2017

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world crane guide 2017

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