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Bigge buys Kobelco crawler

May 8 - California headquartered crane dealer, Bigge Crane and Rigging, has added a Kobelco CK2750G crawler crane to its growing fleet.

Bigge used the Bauma 2013 conference and exhibition in Munich to purchase the new Japan-built crane. The 275-tonne crawler is one of Kobelco's newest models, built with smaller dimensions than other cranes in its class to improve manoeuverability. Along with a nested boom, an axle extension adapter allows for the axle to be stored with the crane for transport, making transport cheaper and easier. According to Kobelco, everything about the CK2750G has been engineered to conserve energy, reducing its environmental footprint.
On April 25, HLPFI reported that Bigge Crane and Rigging also used Bauma 2013 to acquire four Liebherr LR1300SX crawler cranes (

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ACE Belgium readies for launch

April 25 - ACE Belgium Freighters is preparing to launch its scheduled and charter services out of Liège Airport after receiving its air operator’s certificate (AOC) from the Belgian Civil Aviation Authority.
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Carrick joins ACS board

April 25 - UK-headquartered charter specialist Air Charter Service (ACS) has named Richard Carrick as a non-executive director to its group board.
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Baltimore sets cargo record

April 24 - Combined international cargo throughput at the state-owned and privately owned marine terminals at the port of Baltimore totalled a record 43 million tons in 2018.
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