February 7 - Austrian crane and material handling hirer Prangl has acquired a further range of Liebherr mobile cranes with telescopic booms.

The acquisition by the 47-year old company based in Brunn, Austria, is part of a EUR35 million expansion of the company's hire crane fleet.

The company hires a large range of mobile boom cranes, with capacities from 25 to 500 tonnes.

For heavy lift and over-dimensional shipments, the company can supply vehicles able to handle cargo up to 60 m in length, 560 tonnes in weight and with excessive heights.