Crane & Transport Business News


Covid-19 impacts Manitex International’s second quarter results

Manitex CEO Steve Filipov said the company is preparing for lower demand, exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic, which may persist throughout the year, particularly in the Manitex boom truck side of the business.


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First Jekko SPX532 in Latin America

Guindaste Aranha, a Brazil-based crane rental company, is the first Latin American recipient of the Jekko SPX532

Grove TMS700E delivers high mobility and return on investment for industrial contractor in Ohio-2

Grove TMS700E provides high mobility

R.G. Smith has been using its new Grove TMS700E truck crane for six months on projects across Ohio, USA

ALL Adds New Link-Belt Cranes PR Image 6.9.20

All Family of Companies to take delivery of 16 Link-Belts

The All Family of Companies has purchased a package of Link-Belt cranes, including telecrawlers, lattice boom crawlers, truck cranes and a rough terrain

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US construction jobs rebound in May

Future job losses forecast in USA as federal assistance winds down and Covid-19 pandemic progresses



Liebherr opens expanded US headquarters

New campus in Virginia, US will allow greater production and repair capacity

Laso Transportes continues its international expansion

Barcelona office for Laso

Laso Transportes opens fourth Spanish office for abnormal load transport

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


ITI expands with training acquisition

ITI acquires Triple Phase Training (TPT), a company offering training for overhead crane repair technicians, inspectors and operators




Crane technology update

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

Potain MR608

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

A construction boom in Kiev and other major cities is anticipated

Ukrainian tower crane market poised to rise

A strong rise in demand is forecast for the tower crane market in Ukraine

A Kamag Transporttechnik pallet system and sliding device on an industrial lift transporter

Copper producer increases efficiency with Kamag lift transporter

A Kamag industrial lift transporter has been bought to help with maintenance operations by German copper producer Aurubis


AC 45 City Daru Unio

Demag AC 45 City joins Daru Unio’s growing fleet

Hungarian crane service provider expands its team of Demag wheeled mobiles with the purchase of a new AC 45 City

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Mammoet offers bare rental in USA

Crawler cranes up to 300 tonnes made available on bare rental from Mammoet along the US eastern seaboard