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  • Stars and stripes and Statue of Liberty painted on the side of a mobile crane

    ConExpo 2020 guide from International Cranes and Specialized Transport


    What you need to know about the crane and transport exhibitors at this year’s ConExpo, the big show for the industry in North America

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    ZF clutch for Liebherr cranes


    Liebherr wheeled mobile cranes to be fitted with ZF’s new DynamicPerform multidisc clutch module

  • Liugong's joint venture with Cummins, Guangxi Cummins Industrial Power Company (GCIC) produces engin

    Liugong’s new approach


    Continued weakness in China as well as the emerging markets that are Liugong’s traditional export destinations mean the equipment manufacturer is taking a more measured approach to its expansion plans, according to group president, Zeng Guang’an. However, the ambition to be a serious global player remains.

  • The September 12, 2012 signing ceremony in Liuzhou, China for ZF and Liugong's second joint venture.

    First prototype from ZF-Liugong joint venture


    New joint venture established in September to serve Chinese market unveils its first product.

  • Liugong president and vice chairman Zeng Guang’an

    Liugong joint ventures to drive growth


    Liugong plans to triple revenues with its Cummins and ZF joint ventures over the next three y

  • The September 12, 2012 signing ceremony in Liuzhou, China for ZF and Liugong's second joint venture.

    ZF and Liugong sign second joint venture


    New axle factory in Liuzhou will make components for Liugong as well as other wheeled loader manufacturers.

  • Bosch Rexroth’s modulating fan drive saves power and allows greater flexibility in the positioning o

    Efficiency gains with modern components


    Many of the latest products for OEMs have been designed to enhance the productivity of equipment powered by Tier 4 Interim engines. Steve Skinner reports on the drive towards greater efficiency.

  • The Liebherr mobile harbour crane LHM 550 with Pactronic hybrid drive system

    How is the crane sector embracing hybrid power systems? IC reports.


    Consideration of the environmental impact of cranes, both through their life and from the manufacturing process, is an increasingly important issue. One example is the hybrid power system with lower exhaust emissions

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    ZF faces sharp falls


    Driveline and chassis producer ZF saw sales fall by a third from January to August 2009, compared to the first eight months of 2008. For the entire year, ZF forecasts corporate sales will fall by a quarter to €9.2 billion and anticipates sharp net losses

  • New from Liebherr is the 350 tonne capacity LTM 1350-6.1 wheeled telescopic mobile crane

    New Liebherr 350 tonne all terrain crane


    April sees the presentation of Liebherr's new 350 tonne capacity LTM 1350-6.1 all terrain crane

  • Cummins unveiled the first of its interim Tier4/Stage IIIB engines earlier in 2008. Unlike other man

    Reducing costs with engine efficiencies


    Although most access equipment users probably would not think they're coming quickly enough, component manufacturers are offering solid prospects for improving operating efficiencies. Patrick Hill reports on those developments, as well as current levels in aftermarket activity.

  • Liebherr LTM 1100-4.2

    New 100 tonne four axle Liebherr AT


    The new 100 tonne capacity Liebherr LTM 1100-4.2 all terrain replaces the LTM 1100-4.1 launched at the Intermat exhibition in 2003

  • ZF TC-Tronic automated manual transmission with torque converter

    Parts for fuel saving


    In light of rising oil prices, driveline design to more efficiently power cranes on and to and from jobsites is becoming increasingly important. Euan Youdale and Chris Sleight report