Lifting Q• A

06 May 2008

How long have you been in the lifting industry? Since 1969What has been the most significant development in yur timein the industry? The development of 700 and 800 tonne capacity cranes to erect windmills What is your favourite crane ever? Various models from Demag, Grove and Liebherr Is the industry safe? We always have to continue to develop safety levels to guarantee an acceptable level of safety Would you recommend the industry to your children? Yes, but they would have to be 100 % involved! They would have to be completely dedicated to the activity. The crane industry is a 24/7 job What disappoints you most in the industry? Bad payment from clients! And route regulations becoming more and more difficult Where do you see the industry in 20 years' time? Technology will develop further and emerging markets like China will become a must for the building of the industry If you were not in the lifting industry where would you be? Probably the specialized transport industry

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