Crane & Transport Business News

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


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XCMG's 200,000th mobile crane rolling off the line in April 2020

XCMG crane milestone

Production of 200,000th wheeled crane by XCMG in China comes a decade after 100,000th unit

Broshuis yellow triangular product plate or badge with black lettering

Broshuis suspends production

Manufacturing put on hold due to to Covid-19 at the Broshuis specialized trailer factory in the Netherlands


SC&RA sets up Crisis Command Center

Assistance service set up to help association members deal with Covid-19 pandemic

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DICA acquires assets of Linton Rigging Gear Supplies

DICA  will purhase the Linton Edge Protector Products. 


Joel Dandrea

Virtual reality shaping the future: SC&RA comment January 2020

Merging real-world industry training and virtual reality has all but overlapped in recent years

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Highsparks acquired by Uperio

Uperio Group strengthens its position in the UK tower crane sector by acquiring Highsparks

A pair of yellow painted Entrec all terrain cranes performing a tandem lift of a large white wooden bilding using spreader beams

Sterling acquires from Entrec

Canadian Entrec crane rental business acquired by Sterling Crane for $21 million

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Keeping the good ones: SC&RA comment December 2019

After you’ve managed to find good employees the next step is to hang on to them



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


The Ainscough Crane hire Dundee depot opening. Graham Spence, Michael Pratt, Kenny McMinn, Gavin Egdell, Mike D'Arcy

Scottish expansion for Ainscough

Ainscough Crane Hire extends reach in Scotland by opening a depot in Dundee

Volvo Trucks already offers lighter duty electric trucks and is now working on this heavier duty concept

More electric Volvos

Truck maker Volvo presents concept for heavy duty electric trucks aimed at the construction industry