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DFDS adds to lifting capacity in Immingham thumbnail image

DFDS adds to lifting capacity in Immingham

December 24 - DFDS has taken delivery of a 124-tonne lifting capacity Liebherr mobile harbour crane at its terminal in Immingham, UK in preparation for the launch of enhanced DFDS liner services between Immingham, Norway and Belgium at the start of 2019.
Views: 4144
Liebherr in Sunderland  thumbnail image

Liebherr in Sunderland 

December 21 - The UK’s port of Sunderland has acquired a second Liebherr LHM 420 crane.
Views: 3806
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Topside takes shape in Texas

December 20 - ALE has used its AL.SK350 super-heavy lift crane, featuring a lifting moment of 354,000 tonne/metres, to place the first of three modules on top of an offshore topside in Texas, USA.
Views: 3254
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CraneWorks adds to inventory

December 19 - Houston-headquartered CraneWorks has expanded its fleet with three Demag AC 100-4L, one AC 300-6, four AC 160-5 and three AC 220-5 all terrain cranes, plus eight Terex Crossover 8000 boom truck cranes.
Views: 3137
Enerpac introduces SL gantry range thumbnail image

Enerpac introduces SL gantry range

December 18 - Enerpac has introduced the latest additions to its range of lifting equipment - the SL100 and SL200 Super Lift hydraulic gantries - offering higher lifting capacities on a narrow 610 mm track gauge.
Views: 2990
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Montecon orders third LHM 800

December 12 - Liebherr Maritime Cranes will deliver an LHM 800 mobile harbour crane to Montecon, a Uruguay-based terminal operator.
Views: 3474
Towering lift for Sarens in China thumbnail image

Towering lift for Sarens in China

December 10 - China Nuclear Engineering Group Corporation (CNEC) commissioned Sarens to perform a heavy lift operation at the SECCO chemical plant, China, one of the largest chemical plants in Shanghai that is currently undergoing modernisation.
Views: 3404
Mammoet debuts Demag crane thumbnail image

Mammoet debuts Demag crane

December 10 - Following its success in the Netherlands, Mammoet has invested in a Demag AC 55-3 all-terrain crane for its operations in Germany.
Views: 3441
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Mammoet wins nuclear decommissioning contract

December 6 - Mammoet Germany will remove three steam generators and a pressure holder for German utility EnBW, as part of the dismantling of the Neckarwestheim I nuclear power plant (GKN I).
Views: 5998
Drake Trailer delivery for Toll Group thumbnail image

Drake Trailer delivery for Toll Group

December 5 - Australia’s Toll Group has expanded its fleet with equipment from Drake Trailers, including a 4 x 8 jinker trailer and a 2 x 8 dolly.
Views: 3511
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Scotload delivers stock shackle for CNOOC

December 5 - Scotload has supplied a 1,000-tonne capacity load monitoring shackle for load testing operations at a China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) project site.
Views: 3741
Feldmann adds to fleet with Liebherr thumbnail image

Feldmann adds to fleet with Liebherr

December 4 - Switzerland’s Feldmann Pneukran und Transport has expanded its fleet with the acquisition of five Liebherr mobile cranes. 
Views: 3912
Italian terminal adds tenth MHC thumbnail image

Italian terminal adds tenth MHC

December 3 - Spinelli Group has ordered a Konecranes Gottwald mobile harbour crane (MHC) for its multipurpose terminal at Genoa, Italy.
Views: 3660
Versatile beams lift Mortenson project thumbnail image

Versatile beams lift Mortenson project

November 30 - Equipment supplied by Modulift was used to complete the construction of the citizenM Hotel in South Lake Union, Seattle, USA.
Views: 3529
Somatra adds AC 220-5 thumbnail image

Somatra adds AC 220-5

November 29 - France-based Somatra has taken delivery of a Demag AC 220-5 all-terrain crane.
Views: 3145
Franklin Offshore ties up with Lankhorst Ropes thumbnail image

Franklin Offshore ties up with Lankhorst Ropes

November 28 - Franklin Offshore International and Lankhorst Ropes (part of WireCo WorldGroup) will collaborate to develop the market for fibre rope slings for heavy lift offshore projects in Southeast Asia.
Views: 3679
Mammoet bridges the River Spree thumbnail image

Mammoet bridges the River Spree

November 28 - Mammoet has utilised two Liebherr mobile cranes to position bridge lattice supports at a project site in Berlin, Germany.
Views: 3286
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Crawler crane market set for growth

November 23 - Shipments of crawler cranes are expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of over 4 percent according to a new research report by Global Market Insights (GMI).
Views: 3566
Enerpac gantry in clinical lift thumbnail image

Enerpac gantry in clinical lift

November 22 - Industrial installation company Lifthing has used an Enerpac SBL500 gantry to install three proton therapy units at the University Hospitals Leuven (UZ Leuven) in Belgium.
Views: 3419
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Orion launched in China

November 21 - DEME’s offshore installation vessel, Orion, has been launched at the Cosco Qidong shipyard in China.
Views: 4954
ALE partners with Dundee and OM Heavy Lift thumbnail image

ALE partners with Dundee and OM Heavy Lift

November 21 - ALE has entered an agreement with the port of Dundee and OM Heavy Lift, a subsidiary of OilMac, to provide port services for the renewable energy sector.
Views: 4539
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Companies prepare for Brexit

November 20 - While Germany's Cuxhaven Port Association plans to intensify its preparations for the UK's exit from the European Union (EU) next year, industrial relocation logistics company Modpack Group is optimistic about the opportunities Brexit will bring.
Views: 4602
Conbit knuckles down with boom crane thumbnail image

Conbit knuckles down with boom crane

November 20 - Conbit, a subsidiary of transport engineering company ALE, has acquired a telescopic knuckle boom crane designed for offshore lifting – the CK050F.
Views: 3650
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Imperial orders for Bochum

November 19 - Imperial Logistics International has acquired three heavy-duty tractor units and seven heavy-duty trailers to support its logistics contract at a steel plant in Bochum, Germany.
Views: 2895
ALE expands jacking capacity in Europe thumbnail image

ALE expands jacking capacity in Europe

November 19 - ALE is expanding its fleet of jacking solutions with the delivery of a multi-point Mega Jack 300 system to its UK branch, bringing the total number of towers in the company’s global fleet to over 20.
Views: 4019
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Entries open for 2019 ESTA awards

November 16 - Entries are now being accepted for the European crane and heavy transport industry’s 2019 ESTA Awards.
Views: 3477
Sarens opens Russian depot thumbnail image

Sarens opens Russian depot

November 15 - In order to support the regional oil and gas sector, Sarens has opened a crane depot in Tyumen, Russia.
Views: 4229
Yilport takes Liebherr delivery thumbnail image

Yilport takes Liebherr delivery

November 15 - Yilport Holding has taken delivery of two Liebherr LHM 600 mobile cranes for its recently acquired terminal in Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala.
Views: 3394
Omega Morgan powers through Washington thumbnail image

Omega Morgan powers through Washington

November 14 - Heavy rigging and transportation specialist Omega Morgan has handled the delivery of a 209-tonne transformer for the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Rock Creek substation. 
Views: 3775
Dan-Czech completes multimodal move thumbnail image

Dan-Czech completes multimodal move

November 14 - Dan-Czech Specialtransport has delivered three 73-tonne oxygen vessels from Kreuztal in Germany to Ostrava in the Czech Republic.
Views: 3796
Sarens set for Mozambique branch thumbnail image

Sarens set for Mozambique branch

November 14 - Heavy lift and engineered transport provider, Sarens, is set to open a branch and depot in Mozambique.
Views: 4073
Class 8 orders on the up thumbnail image

Class 8 orders on the up

November 13 - Freight Transportation Research (FTR) has reported continued growth in North American Class 8 heavy-duty truck orders for October 2018, standing at 43,000 units.
Views: 3350
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Fagioli moves in Marghera

November 13 - Fagioli has moved two hydrocracking reactors, with a combined total weight of more than 3,000 tonnes, at the port of Marghera, Italy.
Views: 3948
Sarens unveils Big Carl thumbnail image

Sarens unveils Big Carl

November 9 - Sarens, the Belgium-headquartered heavy lift and engineered transport specialist, has christened its SGC 250 – a ring-based heavy lift crane boasting a maximum lifting moment of 250,000 tonne/metres.
Views: 7223
Hiab completes Effer acquisition thumbnail image

Hiab completes Effer acquisition

November 8 - Hiab, has acquired knuckle-boom crane manufacturer Effer from CTE Group for an enterprise value of EUR50 million (USD57.1 million).
Views: 3897
Yilport invests in Puerto Quetzal thumbnail image

Yilport invests in Puerto Quetzal

November 6 - Yilport has signed a contract with Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala that will see the Turkish operator take a 55 percent share in the port and handle the multipurpose quay operations.
Views: 5864
MacGregor moves forward with TTS acquisition thumbnail image

MacGregor moves forward with TTS acquisition

November 6 - MacGregor has received clearance from the German competition authorities regarding the company’s acquisition of the marine and offshore business units of TTS Group.
Views: 3550
BNSF Logistics on track with railcar thumbnail image

BNSF Logistics on track with railcar

November 2 - BNSF Logistics has expanded its fleet with the addition of a 20-axle railcar, the TEXX 900, which the USA-based logistics provider says provides more options for customers moving heavy and over-dimensional loads.
Views: 3876
Liebherr set for Karmsund delivery thumbnail image

Liebherr set for Karmsund delivery

November 1 - Norway-based port operator Karmsund Havn has signed a contract with Liebherr for a 154-tonne lifting capacity LHM 550 mobile harbour crane, with the option for four additional units.
Views: 3484
P&L skids to Kriel thumbnail image

P&L skids to Kriel

November 1 - South Africa’s P&L Machine Moving and Rigging has used an Enerpac SBL500 gantry system to position a refurbished 60-ton (54.3-tonne) skid-mounted electrical substation in preparation for onward transportation to Kriel.
Views: 3544
Huisman to deliver 1,000-tonne capacity crane thumbnail image

Huisman to deliver 1,000-tonne capacity crane

October 24 - Huisman has secured a contract with Japan Marine United (JMU) for the delivery of a 1,000-tonne capacity pedestal-mounted crane for an offshore wind turbine installation vessel.
Views: 3465
Demag delivers for Scholpp thumbnail image

Demag delivers for Scholpp

October 24 - Germany’s Scholpp Kran und Transport has taken delivery of a 250-tonne capacity Demag AC 220-5 all-terrain crane.
Views: 3154
ALE deploys Mega Jack 300 in Kuwait thumbnail image

ALE deploys Mega Jack 300 in Kuwait

October 24 - ALE has utilised its Mega Jack 300 to lift pipe rack modules of varying weights and sizes for the Al Zour Refinery Project EPC 2 and 3 in Kuwait. 
Views: 3503
ALL set to add 15 Liebherr cranes thumbnail image

ALL set to add 15 Liebherr cranes

October 23 - North American crane rental company, ALL Family of Companies, has acquired 15 all-terrain cranes from Liebherr, with the units scheduled for delivery throughout 2019.
Views: 3324
P&L adds Faymonville trailer thumbnail image

P&L adds Faymonville trailer

October 22 - South Africa’s P&L Machine Moving and Rigging has acquired a six-axle MultiMAX semi-trailer from Faymonville.
Views: 4134
NHH handles dump truck delivery thumbnail image

NHH handles dump truck delivery

October 22 - Australia’s National Heavy Haulage (NHH), part of the National Group, has delivered five Ultra-Class Liebherr T 282 C dump trucks to BHP Billiton’s Peak Downs mining site in Queensland.
Views: 3723
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LiftEx heads to Milton Keynes

October 19 - The LiftEx exhibition and LEEA (Lifting Equipment Engineers Association) Awards 2018 will take place from November 14-15 at the Arena MK in Milton Keynes, UK.
Views: 3517
Collett's super transformer delivery thumbnail image

Collett's super transformer delivery

October 18 - Earlier this year, Collett & Sons transported a 170-tonne super-grid transformer from Ellesmere Port to the Cellarhead substation in Stoke-on-Trent, UK.
Views: 3813
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Merritts plans equipment investment

October 17 - Joseph Merritt Group is investing approximately GBP1.4 million (USD1.8 million) in lifting and transportation equipment as part of an ongoing strategy to expand its services across the UK.
Views: 3403
Demag delivery for Mikschl thumbnail image

Demag delivery for Mikschl

October 16 - German crane service provider Mikschl Autokrane has taken delivery of a Demag AC 100-4L all-terrain crane.
Views: 3057
Port crane set to come crashing down thumbnail image

Port crane set to come crashing down

October 12 - Later this month, the USA-based heavy lift and engineered transport company, Global Rigging and Transport (GRT) is set to use unconventional methods to remove a heavily corroded ship-to-shore (STS) crane at the port of San Juan in Puerto Rico.
Views: 3615
Lucky seven for Gruas Aguilar thumbnail image

Lucky seven for Gruas Aguilar

October 11 - Spain-based crane and heavy haulage contractor Gruas Aguilar has modernised its fleet with the purchase of seven Liebherr mobile and crawler cranes.
Views: 3468
XL Lifts to distribute eBull thumbnail image

XL Lifts to distribute eBull

October 10 - Wiggins Lift Company has selected XL Lifts to distribute its Wiggins Yard eBull – one of the first large-capacity, zero-emission forklifts manufactured exclusively in the USA.
Views: 3089
Kothmaier adds Faymonville gear to fleet thumbnail image

Kothmaier adds Faymonville gear to fleet

October 5 - Austria’s A. Kothmaier Transport, located in Mondsee, has acquired a range of CombiMAX trailers and accessories from Luxembourg-headquartered manufacturer Faymonville.
Views: 3301
RRC adds all-terrain capacity thumbnail image

RRC adds all-terrain capacity

October 5 - UK-based RRC Crane Hire, part of Road Rail Cranes, has taken delivery of a Demag AC 300-6 all-terrain crane.
Views: 2830
Mammoet teams up in Kitimat thumbnail image

Mammoet teams up in Kitimat

October 4 - Mammoet Canada has partnered with the Haisla Nation in the north coast region of British Columbia to open a Mammoet-Haisla branch office in Kitimat.
Views: 3125
ALE bridges the gap thumbnail image

ALE bridges the gap

October 4 - ALE is installing 538 concrete girders, weighing 230 tonnes each, over the San Martin railway in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Views: 3010
Entrec closes Capstan deal thumbnail image

Entrec closes Capstan deal

October 3 - Entrec has completed the acquisition of Capstan Hauling, a heavy haul transportation provider that serves the oil and natural gas industry in northwest Alberta and northeast British Columbia.
Views: 3385
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Sarens lifts with Demag in India

September 28 - Sarens has deployed its 1,600-tonne capacity Demag CC 8800-1 crawler crane to lift a 425-tonne urea reactor for the Ramagundam fertiliser plant project in India.
Views: 2813
Bigge picks Enerpac strand jacks for bridge lift thumbnail image

Bigge picks Enerpac strand jacks for bridge lift

September 27 - Crane and heavy lift rigging specialist Bigge Crane and Rigging has used Enerpac HSL 5000 strand jacks to lift two 613-tonne pier tables to a height of 62.5 m for the Gerald Desmond Bridge replacement project on Long Beach, California.
Views: 3089
Beyel Brothers handles transformer move thumbnail image

Beyel Brothers handles transformer move

September 26 - Florida-based Beyel Brothers Crane and Rigging has handled the delivery of a 340,000-lb (154.2-tonne) transformer from Rockledge to the Gaco Substation in DeLand.
Views: 3701
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Express Mondor continues expansion

September 25 - Canada’s Express Mondor has completed the acquisition of Transport L’Épiphanie and integrated the entire team and assets into the Express Mondor Group.
Views: 2481
New crane to lift Venice port’s prospects thumbnail image

New crane to lift Venice port’s prospects

September 20 - The Italian port of Venice says it will shortly put a new Konecranes Gottwald Model 6 mobile harbour crane into operation at its Multi Service Terminal.
Views: 2356
Grubb grabs Demag crane thumbnail image

Grubb grabs Demag crane

September 20 - USA-based WO Grubb Crane Rental has taken delivery of a Demag all-terrain AC 500-8 machine.
Views: 1986
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Equipment mover gets on the skids

September 20 - Edwards Moving & Rigging is using a variety of equipment, including a 150-tonne capacity Hydra-Slide skidding system to swap transformers at a high security power plant in the USA.
Views: 2398
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Wagenborg invests in new cranes

September 19 - Wagenborg Nedlift is investing in its equipment fleet with the acquisition of two mobile cranes from Terex - a Demag AC 500-8 and a Demag AC 160-5.
Views: 2155
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Liebherr to join ECOL

September 19 - Liebherr is to become an approved training centre for abnormal road transport and mobile crane rental industry association ESTA’s European Crane Operators Licence (ECOL), due to go live in early 2019.
Views: 2016
LGH takes Straightpoint load cells thumbnail image

LGH takes Straightpoint load cells

September 18 - US lifting equipment rental specialist Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) is overhauling its load cell fleet with an order for Straightpoint (SP) Radiolink plus units of up to 220,000-lb (99.8-tonne) capacity.
Views: 1822
Faymonville gets ready for IAA Hannover thumbnail image

Faymonville gets ready for IAA Hannover

September 14 - Faymonville is set to showcase its range of semi-trailers at the IAA Commercial Vehicles event, taking place in Hannover from September 20 - 27.
Views: 1898
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Sinotrans-Sarens adds capacity in China

September 14 - Sarens is relocating one of the largest cranes in its fleet - the 1,600-tonne capacity Terex CC8800-1 crawler crane - to China as part of its Sinotrans-Sarens joint venture (SSJV).
Views: 2801
Huisman and ATC develop offshore training thumbnail image

Huisman and ATC develop offshore training

September 12 - Huisman and Australasian Training Company (ATC) have signed a cooperation agreement for the development of offshore crane training packages in Singapore.
Views: 2543
Jakobs steps up at Terex thumbnail image

Jakobs steps up at Terex

September 12 - Terex Cranes has appointed Guntram Jakobs as director of customer support - mobile cranes for Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia (EMEAR). 
Views: 2447
ALE lifts for Karbala thumbnail image

ALE lifts for Karbala

September 12 - ALE has deployed 24 cranes, with a lifting capacity ranging from 50 tonnes to 1,600 tonnes, for the Karbala Refinery project in Iraq. 
Views: 2281
Turbines put wind in O'Neill’s sales thumbnail image

Turbines put wind in O'Neill’s sales

September 11 - O’Neill’s Heavy Haulage has transported six wind turbine blades, measuring 50 m in length, from the port of Galway to the Ballincurry wind farm, Ireland.
Views: 2321
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Weserport welcomes Gottwald crane

September 11 - Bremen-based terminal operator Weserport, part of the Rhenus Group, has replaced its gantry slewing crane with a Konecranes Gottwald model 6 mobile harbour crane.
Views: 2358
Joyce Krane places Liebherr order thumbnail image

Joyce Krane places Liebherr order

September 10 - Australian heavy lift and logistics company Joyce Krane has placed an order for an LHM 280 mobile harbour crane from Liebherr.
Views: 2094
MOL CY delivers heavy-duty truck thumbnail image

MOL CY delivers heavy-duty truck

September 7 - Belgian truck and trailer manufacturer, MOL CY, has delivered a HF5066 heavy-duty truck to Hong Kong.
Views: 2596
MacGregor optimises stowage plans thumbnail image

MacGregor optimises stowage plans

September 5 - MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has introduced the Breakbulk Optimiser cargo stowage solution, which enables ship operators to optimally plan the stowage of a variety of cargoes.
Views: 2730
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Enerpac supplies GeoSea trolley

September 4 - Enerpac has supplied GeoSea, part of the DEME Group, with an integrated trolley system for loading transition pieces onto a jack-up vessel.
Views: 3265
Ibarrondo eyes Liebherr boom system thumbnail image

Ibarrondo eyes Liebherr boom system

September 3 - Spain’s Ibarrondo Group has purchased a 750-tonne lifting capacity Liebherr LG 1750 mobile crane with a SL20F2 boom system.
Views: 2466
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Arrendo places Terex order

August 31 - Mexico-based Arrendo has placed an order with Terex for four Demag all-terrain cranes, including a 300-tonne capacity AC 300-6.
Views: 2459
NTC adapts for wind challenges thumbnail image

NTC adapts for wind challenges

August 30 - NTC Logistics India has acquired a wind tower transporter designed for handling large wind turbine components on poor road infrastructure. 
Views: 2483
Kübler handles transformer move thumbnail image

Kübler handles transformer move

August 30 - Kübler Spedition has transported a 272-ton (246.8-tonne) transformer from Nijmegen in the Netherlands to a project site in Kupferzell, Germany. 
Views: 2794
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Mammoet wins LTHE contract

August 29 - L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering (LTHE) has awarded Mammoet a contract for heavy lift works as part of the Visakh refinery modernisation project in India, which is scheduled to take place in March 2019.
Views: 2940
Mammoet and Scheuerle launch TPA thumbnail image

Mammoet and Scheuerle launch TPA

August 28 - Mammoet and Scheuerle, part of the TII Group, have launched the Trailer Power Assist (TPA) system, designed to improve transport efficiency and lower the carbon footprint of major projects.
Views: 5072
Marine Maroc moves in Mali thumbnail image

Marine Maroc moves in Mali

August 27 - Marine Maroc has utilised four modular combinations of Cometto MSPE self-propelled trailers to transport six 215-tonne diesel generators and six 72-tonne generators in Kayes, Mali. 
Views: 3149
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Liebherr opens the gates in Büsum

August 24 - German crane service provider Nolte-Autokrane has utilised a Liebherr LG 1750 lattice boom mobile crane to hoist 90-tonne steel lock gates in Büsum.
Views: 3052
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Mexican jack-up for ALE

August 23 - ALE has used its Mega Jack system to complete the 14 m jack-up of a topside, weighing over 13,000 tonnes, in Mexico.
Views: 3180
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Al Faris hoists spud leg trio

August 22 - Crane service provider Al Faris has utilised a Demag CC 3800-1 crawler crane to lift three 130-tonne spud legs from a barge at the Hamriyah shipyard, UAE.
Views: 3008
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Liebherr duo lifts in Ehingen

August 22 - Rieger & Moser and Fricke-Schmidbauer, part of the Schmidbauer Group, have utilised Liebherr mobile cranes to replace a debarking drum at the Sappi paper factory in Ehingen, Germany. 
Views: 2997
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Double delivery for Faymonville

August 20 - Transportes Lalgy in Mozambique has taken delivery of a seven-axle CombiMAX low loader system from Faymonville.
Views: 3408
FROM THE MAGAZINE: An overlooked link in the supply chain thumbnail image

FROM THE MAGAZINE: An overlooked link in the supply chain

August 17 - The safe arrival of oversized and heavy project cargoes is directly related to how well they are packed and secured. Paul Lucas highlights some of the challenges facing packing and crating companies around the world.
Views: 3427
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Gräser-Eschbach adds to fleet

August 15 - German crane service provider Gräser-Eschbach has taken delivery of a Demag AC 300-6 all-terrain crane from Terex.
Views: 3249
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Miller Transfer adds to fleet

August 13 - North American specialised transport provider Miller Transfer has added five lowbed mini-deck trailers to its fleet.
Views: 3702
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Brave refit at Damen Shiprepair

August 10 - Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam has completed a major refit on Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Brave Tern.
Views: 3736
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Montcalm expands with Liebherr

August 9 - Brazil’s Montcalm Montagens Industriais has taken delivery of a 250-tonne capacity Liebherr LTM 1250-5.1 mobile crane.
Views: 3509
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Neeb adds Demag AC 500-8

August 6 - Wuppertal, Germany-based crane service provider Neeb has acquired a new AC 500-8 all-terrain crane from Demag.
Views: 3620
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Transportes Muciño powers up in Mexico

August 3 - Transportes Muciño used its Goldhofer Faktor 5 girder bridge, along with an ADDrive heavy-duty drive unit, to deliver 13 gas turbines in Mexico.
Views: 4168
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SSI acquires MTH30

August 2 - Cometto has delivered a MTH30 straddle carrier to Spain’s Servicios Siderurgicos Integrales (SSI).
Views: 3569
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RHA submits cartel compensation claim

August 2 - The UK’s Road Haulage Association (RHA) has applied to the Competition Appeal Tribunal in respect of a claim against European truck manufacturers found to have colluded in a price-fixing cartel between 1997 and 2011.
Views: 3713
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Baumann rolls six tanks into Haren

July 31 - Baumann has transported six heat storage tanks, weighing 102 tons (92.5 tonnes) each, from Flechum to Haren, Germany.
Views: 4629
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Barnhart on the acquisition trail

July 31 - Barnhart Crane and Rigging is set to acquire the crane and rigging operations, including all associated personnel and equipment, of Ohio-based Selinsky Force.
Views: 4626
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Blyth ups capacity with Mammoet

July 30 - The port of Blyth in the UK has signed an agreement with international heavy lift and engineered transport specialist Mammoet that will see the latter base a 600-tonne capacity LR 1600 crawler crane at the port’s South Harbour terminal.
Views: 4324
MJ van Riel lifts with Enerpac thumbnail image

MJ van Riel lifts with Enerpac

July 27 - The Netherlands-based MJ van Riel, a specialist in the relocation of industrial plant and machinery, has utilised an Enerpac SL300 hydraulic gantry to install a sheet metal press brake.
Views: 3981
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Faymonville delivers double-drop trailer

July 27 - Massachusetts, USA-based Cappello Heavy Transport has taken delivery of one of the first four-axle MegaMax double-drop trailers with a steerable pin-on flip axle from trailer manufacturer Faymonville.
Views: 4035
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Demag delivers for STL

July 26 - Ruitz, France-based crane service provider STL has taken delivery of a Demag AC 100-4L all-terrain crane from Terex. 
Views: 3946
Liebherr cranes raise the roof  thumbnail image

Liebherr cranes raise the roof 

July 25 - German heavy haulage contractor Salgert has lifted a steel roof structure, measuring approximately 500 sq m, in Mechernich using six Liebherr mobile cranes. 
Views: 4390
Modulift beams lift for Lancaster thumbnail image

Modulift beams lift for Lancaster

July 25 - Bridon-Bekaert Ropes Group has utilised two Modulift spreader beams to lift a series of sheathed spiral strand mooring lines, manufactured at the former’s Neptune Quay facility in Newcastle, UK, for Bluewater Energy Services.
Views: 4355
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Fracht partners with CargoX

July 24 - Switzerland’s Fracht Group has signed a partnership agreement with CargoX, the producer of the blockchain-based Smart Bill of Lading (B/L) solution.
Views: 4334
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ESTA makes wind safety progress

July 24 - Best practice guidelines for the safe transportation and erection of onshore wind turbines could be published before the end of the year, according to ESTA, the European association for abnormal road transport and mobile cranes.
Views: 4022
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Maxim expands footprint with Tri-State

July 24 - USA-based crane rental and lifting services provider Maxim Crane Works has acquired the assets of Cincinnati-based Tri-State Crane.
Views: 4506
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Dawes updates fleet with Link-Belt

July 20 - USA-based Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental, a member of the ALL Family of Companies, has taken delivery of six Link-Belt truck cranes.
Views: 4209
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Al Faris’ heavy power lift

July 19 - Al Faris has utilised its 1,000-tonne capacity crawler crane to lift 12 generators at a power plant in Dubai.
Views: 4665
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Demag duo for Madisa

July 19 - Mexican heavy machinery and Terex distributor, Madisa, has expanded its crane inventory with the addition of two new Demag all-terrain cranes.
Views: 4278
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Mammoet takes five

July 19 - Mammoet has added to its already established fleet with the acquisition of five Grove GMK4090 all-terrain cranes from Manitowoc.
Views: 4294
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Centurion in Triton takeover

July 18 - Australian heavy haulage provider Centurion has acquired Triton Transport Service, a specialist heavy haulage and general freight company based in Western Australia.
Views: 5835
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BIMCO expels ShipNext

July 17 - The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) has expelled the recently-launched Ukrainian freight and shipping trading platform ShipNext from its membership saying that it “repeatedly and falsely” claimed that BIMCO supported its platform.
Views: 5043
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Ranger expands headquarters

July 13 - Australia’s Ranger Lifting will mark 20 years in the lifting and rigging industry by opening a facility in Prestons, Sydney.
Views: 4951
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Ust-Luga adds capacity

July 10 - The Commercial Sea Port of Ust-Luga in Russia has taken delivery of a rail-mounted gantry (RMG) container re-loader, with a lifting capacity of 50 tons (45.4 tonnes).
Views: 5091
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Aoki adds with Demag

July 10 - Japan-based crane specialist Aoki Juki has expanded its fleet with a 700-tonne capacity Demag AC 700-9 all-terrain crane.
Views: 4891
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Calls for ELD study

July 10 - Kevin John Cramer, the US representative for North Dakota, has called on Congress to conduct a study about the impact of electronic logging devices (ELDs).
Views: 5049
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Manitowoc steps out of the states 

July 6 - Manitowoc’s Niella Tanaro production facility in Italy has begun manufacturing Grove GRT8100 rough-terrain cranes. 
Views: 5082
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ESTA’s SERT for the EU

July 5 - ESTA, the European association of abnormal road transport and mobile cranes, is planning to relaunch its campaign for EU member states to adopt the European Best Practice Guidelines for Abnormal Road Transport.
Views: 5422
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Terex expands sales team

July 5 - Terex Cranes has expanded its sales team in Germany and Austria with the appointment of Ulrich Wagner and Thomas Keckeis.
Views: 5844
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TII names Karch as CEO

July 3 - The TII Group has appointed Dr. Gerald Karch as ceo and chairman of the management board.
Views: 5339
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ALE's Mega Jack in landmark lift

June 29 - ALE has performed the load-out and installation of two 400-tonne steel wishbones for the new Matagarup Bridge on Perth’s Swan River.
Views: 5355
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Enerpac launches remote witness testing

June 29 - Enerpac Heavy Lifting Technology is working with Lloyd’s Register (LR) to develop remote witnessing of overload testing at its Hengelo manufacturing facility in the Netherlands.
Views: 5363
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Wiemann adds to fleet with Demag

June 29 - Germany-based Wiemann has taken delivery of a Demag AC 100-4L all-terrain crane, which will be based at its location in Gierstädt.
Views: 5359
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Mammoet gets certified with ECOL

June 28 - The first trial of the new European Crane Operators Licence (ECOL) scheme, initiated by the European association of abnormal road transport and mobile cranes (ESTA), has been completed at Mammoet’s training centre in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Views: 5240
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Liebherr launches two new cranes

June 27 - Liebherr has unveiled an 800-tonne capacity crawler crane - the LR 1800-1.0 - at its 2018 customer days.
Views: 5704
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Modulift partners with Maxirig

June 26 - Australia’s Maxirig has signed a deal with below-the-hook equipment manufacturer, Modulift, to stock its full range of standard modular spreader beams.
Views: 5974
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Collett's city delivery

June 26 - Collett & Sons has delivered 13 components to the Leicester Square Hotel construction site in London, UK on behalf of structural fabrication specialists Allerton Steel. 
Views: 7074
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Manitowoc makes a century in Italy

June 26 - Manitowoc has delivered a Grove GMK4100L-1 all-terrain crane to Italy’s Sollevamenti Mancini - the 100th unit the manufacturer has delivered since the model hit the market in 2016.
Views: 5440
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Gotta be starting something (Billie Jean style)

June 25 - Heavy lift shipping line Jumbo, in collaboration with ETTU and Friday Out Of The Box, is launching a deck marking solution using Microsoft HoloLens smart-glasses that utilise mixed reality technology.
Views: 6247
Link-Belt launches crawler crane thumbnail image

Link-Belt launches crawler crane

June 25 - Link-Belt Cranes has introduced the 348 Series 2 lattice crawler crane, featuring a lifting capacity of 300 tons (273 tonnes).
Views: 5388
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Schmidbauer handles Merkur components

June 22 - Schmidbauer is currently using its fleet of Scheuerle SPMTs at the Orange Blue Terminal in the Dutch seaport of Eemshaven, in support of the Merkur offshore wind farm project.
Views: 5815
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SC&RA encourages weather preparedness

June 21 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has published Severe Weather Guidelines for the crane and rigging industry. 
Views: 6028
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Zagrebtrans completes shipyard lifts

June 21 - Zagreb-headquartered crane service provider Zagrebtrans has successfully lifted several ship crane components for the Uljanik shipyard in Pula, Croatia.
Views: 5905
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MAX Trailer adds turntable unit

June 20 - MAX Trailer, the company established by the Faymonville Group in 2012, has added the MAX600 turntable trailer to its range of products.
Views: 5392
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Modulift works with Siemens HTT on bespoke rigs

June 19 - Lifting equipment manufacturer Modulift teamed up with Siemens Heat Transfer Technology (Siemens HTT) to design bespoke rigs for lifting modules each weighing approximately 200 tonnes.
Views: 6071
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Denzai boosts renewable energy fleet

June 18 - Japan-headquartered Denzai Group has added Goldhofer's ADDrive, the FTV 500 blade transporter and RA 4 tower adapters to its fleet of heavy-duty trailers.
Views: 5808
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ALE skids to Korchagin success

June 13 - ALE has completed the offshore skidding of a satellite platform topside, weighing 2,565 tonnes, for the Korchagin oil field development project in Russia.
Views: 6418
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Demag delivers for W. Mayer

June 13 - Zweibrücken, Germany-based heavy transport and crane service provider, W. Mayer, has taken delivery of a Demag AC 130-5 all-terrain crane.
Views: 6098
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Kamag set to electrify Wiesel range

June 12 - German manufacturer of heavy-duty vehicles Kamag, part of the TII Group, has partnered with Alelion Energy Systems in the development of autonomous vehicles powered by lithium-ion batteries.
Views: 6513
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Liebherr wins Set order

June 8 - Hong Kong-based Set Win Group has taken delivery of a 450-tonne capacity LTM 1450-8.1 mobile crane from Liebherr.
Views: 6439
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Straightpoint supports module lifts

June 7 - Straightpoint load cells were added to a custom-built lifting frame to raise refinery modules in Saint John, Canada.
Views: 6715
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Crane Norway places Demag order

June 7 - Crane Norway Group has placed an order for ten Demag all-terrain cranes and a 650-tonne capacity Demag CC 3800-1 crawler crane.
Views: 6382
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Hercules on show at RHB terminal

June 7 - The 5,000-ton (4,535.9-tonne) capacity floating sheerleg crane, Asian Hercules III, is seen during a fleeting visit to RHB Stevedoring’s independent terminal at the port of Rotterdam.
Views: 6673
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Mammoet gears up for Australian wind projects

June 7 - Mammoet has added a 750-tonne capacity LG1750 lattice boom mobile crane to its fleet in Australia, in order to meet the growing demands from the wind energy market in the region.
Views: 6497
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ABB inks OCTOPUS extension

June 5 - ABB has launched a new functionality for the ABB Ability Marine Advisory System - OCTOPUS, designed to help ships carrying heavy and over-dimensional project cargoes to be more fuel efficient and safer.
Views: 7094
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Fincantieri adds with Cometto

June 4 - Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has taken delivery of a self-propelled ETH5/4E steelwork transporter from Cometto.
Views: 6898
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DeMase moves with Faymonville

June 1 - USA-based DeMase Trucking & Rigging has transported a 1946 Gloster meteor aircraft using a three-axle double drop trailer from Faymonville.
Views: 6962
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Scott-Macon expands with Demag

May 30 - USA-based Scott-Macon Equipment has placed an order with Terex for two Demag AC 220-5 all-terrain cranes, in addition to its existing order of an AC 160-5 and oneAC 220.5.
Views: 6314
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SRT signs with Contractors

May 30 - SRT Transportation Solutions has announced an agreement with Contractors Cargo to manage, market and operate the CCRX 40010 20-axle Schnabel railcar.
Views: 6542
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SFPC adds heavy lift capability

May 25 - Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC) in the Republic of Ireland has taken delivery of a LHM 420 Liebherr mobile harbour crane.
Views: 6504
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Germany set to increase HGV tolls

May 25 - The German cabinet has passed the fifth Federal Road Toll Act (Bundesfernstraßenmautgesetz). Starting January 1, 2019, there will be an increase in the tolls imposed on heavy goods vehicles (HGV).
Views: 7375
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LiftWerx and Siemens Gamesa reach new heights

May 25 - Canada-based LiftWerx Solutions has partnered with wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) to develop what it claims is the world’s highest capacity up-tower lifting device.
Views: 7035
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Mammoet lifts with Green Pin Tycan

May 25 - Netherlands-headquartered Mammoet has become the world’s first user of Green Pin Tycan chain for lifting operations, according to Green Pin Tycan manufacturer, Van Beest.
Views: 6432
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Hareket takes MGSL delivery

May 22 - Cometto has delivered 108 axle lines of MGSL heavy-duty modules to Turkey’s Hareket Heavy Lifting & Project Transportation.
Views: 6277
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SimsHD expands fleet

May 22 - SimsHD has expanded its capabilities with the acquisition of a heavy haulage trailer fleet, including a USD3 million Trail King 24-axle dual lane trailer.
Views: 6550
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Bigge opts for Liebherr

May 18 - Bigge Crane and Rigging has purchased four Liebherr LTM 1220 all-terrain cranes.
Views: 5873
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Bolloré barges through Kenya

May 17 - Bolloré Logistics' industrial projects team was recently contracted by Base Titanium to provide Customs clearance and the transportation of a heavy piece of mining equipment from the port of Mombasa to a site in Kwale.
Views: 6538
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Dover places Konecranes order

May 16 - The port of Dover, UK, has placed an order for two Konecranes Gottwald Model 5 mobile harbour cranes.
Views: 6384
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Mammoet expands Texas services

May 14 - Mammoet Americas has taken delivery of the first of 11 Liebherr all-terrain cranes, as the company prepares to target the crane rental market in Texas.
Views: 5881
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Lührs moves Enak into Hamburg

May 14 - Lührs Schifffahrt has positioned its 600-ton (544.3-tonne) capacity floating crane, Enak, at the port of Hamburg.
Views: 5929
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Paradiso adds to fleet

May 14 - Italian crane rental company Fratelli Paradiso has purchased a second-hand LR 1750 crawler crane from Liebherr.
Views: 5556
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Cometto's space mission

May 11 - Cometto, part of the Faymonville Group, has delivered an electric EMT 4/4 trailer to Europropulsion in French Guiana.
Views: 5571
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RSS eyes heavy lift sector

May 11 - Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) is increasing the capacity and diversity of its stock of rigging products in response to increasing demand for complex below-the-hook solutions in the heavy lift sector.
Views: 9922
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ATS inks TOTE partnership

May 10 - ATS International, a division of Anderson Trucking Service (ATS), has entered into a strategic partnership with TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico for the provision of its equipment for shipping non-containerised cargo.
Views: 6734
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Hess opts for Enerpac gantry

May 9 - Germany-based Hess has invested in an Enerpac SL380 gantry system, as well as two 8 m header beams and side shift units.
Views: 5977
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Sims opens in Tallahassee

May 8 - Sims Crane & Equipment is now open for business in Tallahassee at a location that will cater for the north Florida market.
Views: 5812
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Caldwell partners with RUD Chain

May 8 - Caldwell Lifting Solutions and the RUD Group have combined their sales and service activities for their lifting and material handling solutions in the USA and Canada.


Views: 5774
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Orllati opts for Faymonville

May 4 - Switzerland's Orllati Group, which specialises in major construction works, has taken delivery of a four-axle MultiMax semi-trailer from Faymonville.
Views: 5799
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Demag delivers for Wiesbauer

May 4 - German crane service provider Wiesbauer has taken delivery of its first Demag AC 55-3 all-terrain crane.
Views: 5008
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Shuttlelift delivers for Oldcastle

May 1 - Oldcastle Precast, a USA-based manufacturer of precast concrete, has taken delivery of two Shuttlelift Double Beam series rubber-tyred gantry cranes for its operation in Perris, California.
Views: 5071
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Bryson builds with MOD 50

May 1 - Bryson Crane has utilised a Terex all-terrain crane, equipped with two Modulift spreader beams below-the-hook, in order to lift a 40.8-tonne prefabricated building at a communications tower in Edgewater, Florida.
Views: 5189
Liebherr launches CBO series thumbnail image

Liebherr launches CBO series

April 30 - Liebherr-MCCtec Rostock relaunched its compact board offshore (CBO) crane series at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, USA.
Views: 4627
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Konecranes names Kallio

April 27 - Konecranes has appointed Ilari Kallio as its chief digital officer, effective June 18, 2018.
Views: 4849
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Manitowoc names trio

April 27 - Manitowoc has expanded its sales team in the Philippines with a trio of appointments,
Views: 4723
Rotterdam launches Pronto thumbnail image

Rotterdam launches Pronto

April 26 - The port of Rotterdam has launched its latest digital application, Pronto.
Views: 4850
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Van der Vlist commissions LHM-280

April 26 - Van der Vlist has taken delivery of a Liebherr LHM-280 mobile harbour crane at its multipurpose terminal in Moerdijk, the Netherlands.
Views: 4387
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Enerpac lifts in the Netherlands

April 25 - An Enerpac JS-250 jack-up system has been utilised for the assembly of an 820-ton (743.9-tonne) maritime steel platform in the Netherlands.
Views: 4699
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Demag delivers for Einhäupl

April 25 - German crane rental company Einhäupl Autokran-Service has taken delivery of a Demag AC 250-5 all-terrain crane.
Views: 4165
FLG boosts heavy lift range thumbnail image

FLG boosts heavy lift range

April 23 - UK-based FLG Services, which provides lifting and safety equipment for hire and sale, has invested in of a range of heavy lift accessories.


Views: 4337
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Double delivery for Drake

April 20 - Australia-based trailer manufacturer - the Drake Group - has recently manufactured and delivered trailers to two heavy haulage transport companies.
Views: 4291
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Van Beest merges brands

April 20 - The Netherlands-based Van Beest, which manufactures Tycan fibre chain, Excel chain fittings and Green Pin rope fittings, is merging its Tycan and Excel brands into Green Pin, with immediate effect.
Views: 5110
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Rezayat Sparrow goes large with Liebherr

April 20 - Rezayat Sparrow, a major supplier of cranes and heavy transport services in Saudi Arabia, is taking delivery of 18 Liebherr mobile cranes to mark its 40th anniversary.
Views: 3834
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Renegar-Driggers adds six

April 19 - Renegar-Driggers will add six Demag all terrain cranes to its inventory including one AC 100-4L unit, two AC 16-5 models and three AC 220-5 units.
Views: 3771
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Allspeeds launches Tangye Hydralite

April 19 - UK-headquartered Allspeeds has introduced the Tangye Hydralite aluminium jack series, which has a capacity ranging from 20-100 tonnes.
Views: 3964
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Kässbohrer presents new lowbed range

April 17 - Kässbohrer will develop a new lowbed trailer manufacturing plant in Turkey, has introduced an extended range of lowbed and specialist trailers, and is investing in various research and development initiatives.
Views: 4366
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Nooteboom ramps up for Manoovr

April 16 - Dutch trailer manufacturer Nooteboom has introduced 80-tonne capacity ramps for its Manoovr range.
Views: 4016
ILC lifts with Demag thumbnail image

ILC lifts with Demag

April 13 - Integrated Logistics Company (ILC) has transported pre-assembled concrete supports for the Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmad Al Sabah causeway project in Kuwait.
Views: 4150
Tanks move thanks to Britlift beam thumbnail image

Tanks move thanks to Britlift beam

April 12 - A modular spreader beam supplied by UK-based lifting equipment design and manufacturing company Britlift has been used by Edwards Lifting Services during a storage tank removal project in Liverpool, the UK.
Views: 4236
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Karl Scholl adds a Liebherr

April 12 - Crane rental company Karl Scholl has taken delivery of a LTM 1070-4.2 mobile crane from Liebherr.
Views: 4193
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ESTA nominates van Noort

April 11 - Mammoet's Wouter van Noort has joined the board of ESTA, the European association of abnormal road transport and mobile cranes, as the representative of the Dutch crane association VVT.
Views: 4224
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IMCA seminar to focus on cranes

April 10 - The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) will host its annual 'Lifting & Rigging Seminar - return to offshore cranes', in Amsterdam, on September 27, 2018.
Views: 3509
Demag delivers in the City thumbnail image

Demag delivers in the City

April 10 - City Lifting, a London-based mobile and tower crane rental company, has taken delivery of a Demag AC 220-5 all-terrain crane.
Views: 3659
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Huisman names Bruijninckx

April 9 - Huisman Equipment has appointed Theo Bruijninckx as ceo, following Joop Roodenburg's decision to take on the role of president.
Views: 3567
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Ritchie Bros launches Marketplace-E

April 6 - Ritchie Bros has introduced Marketplace-E as its latest online solution to buy and sell used heavy equipment, trucks and other assets.
Views: 3689
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Hooper swans-in to Manitowoc

April 6 - Manitowoc Cranes has appointed Mark Hooper as vice president, sales - North America, distribution management, hydraulic and crawler cranes.
Views: 3759
Drake delivers to BJC thumbnail image

Drake delivers to BJC

April 5 - Australia's BJC Heavy Haulage has taken delivery of a custom-designed trailer from Drake Trailers.
Views: 5167
Van der Vlist ups capacity thumbnail image

Van der Vlist ups capacity

April 5 - Van der Vlist has invested in a Liebherr LHM-280 mobile harbour crane for its terminal in Moerdijk, the Netherlands.
Views: 3570
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Conbit lines up with Frames

April 3 - Conbit, a subsidiary of transport engineering company ALE, has formed a partnership with Frames - a supplier of equipment used in oil, gas and energy projects.
Views: 3592
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Tecno-Gru ups capacity

April 2 - Tecno-Gru, a Terex dealer and supplier of new and used machinery for the lifting sector in Italy, has placed an order for 34 Terex rough-terrain cranes.
Views: 3164
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Liebherr expands in the USA

March 30 - Liebherr will invest USD45 million in the expansion of its Newport News facility in Virginia, USA.
Views: 3818
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Dozen Demags for JTC

March 30 - Kuwait's Jassim Transport & Stevedoring (JTC) has placed an order for six Demag all-terrain cranes.
Views: 3357
ALE and Roll-Lift end JV thumbnail image

ALE and Roll-Lift end JV

March 28 - ALE and Roll-Lift have ended their Canadian joint venture - ALE Roll-Lift Canada.
Views: 3844
Rapid Response slides in Jersey thumbnail image

Rapid Response slides in Jersey

March 27 - Rapid Response Solutions (RRS) has moved two 50-tonne transformers into their final position for Jersey Electricity's GBP17 million (USD24 million) substation project in Jersey.
Views: 3256
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Grove updates all-terrain model

March 22 - Manitowoc is set to launch the Grove GMK6300L-1 all-terrain crane, an updated model of the 300-tonne capacity GMK6300L that was first launched in 2010.
Views: 2617
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Kwintmadi orders with Terex

March 21 - Russia-based crane distributor Kwintmadi has placed an order for 23 Terex and Demag cranes.
Views: 2841
Sarens relocates crawler crane thumbnail image

Sarens relocates crawler crane

March 20 - Sarens has permanently repositioned one of its 1,600-tonne capacity CC8800-1 lattice boom crawler cranes in India.
Views: 2701
Strele lifts with Modulift thumbnail image

Strele lifts with Modulift

March 19 - Strele Logistics has utilised a Modulift spreader beam for the installation of a 49-tonne chimney, measuring 35 m in length, at a biological waste treatment facility in Kaunas, Lithuania.
Views: 2957
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Ten crane order for Terex

March 16 - Saudi Arabian crane rental company, Arabian Consolidated Trading (ACT Crane & Heavy Equipment), is expanding its crane fleet through a recent order for four Demag AC 160-5 units, two AC 300-6 all terrain cranes and four Terex RT 90 rough terrai
Views: 2594
Jumbo teams up with Huisman thumbnail image

Jumbo teams up with Huisman

March 16 - Jumbo has appointed Huisman Equipment to design and construct two offshore mast cranes for its new DP2 heavy lift crane vessel (HLCV) for delivery in 2020.
Views: 2651
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Greencarrier ups capacity

March 15 - Greencarrier Freight Services has acquired a straddle carrier to support its operations in Ipswich, UK.
Views: 2534
RRS skids to success thumbnail image

RRS skids to success

March 14 - Rapid Response Solutions (RRS) has transported a 25-tonne principal supply point (PSP) for Network Rail's upgrade project at Copley Village, UK.
Views: 8922
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Utility One expands with Terex

March 14 - Utility One Source (Custom Truck & Equipment) has acquired five Terex BT 792 boom trucks, five Terex Crossover 8000 boom trucks and four Terex HC 80 lattice boom crawler cranes.
Views: 2723
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IMO's fuel data reporting now in force

March 13 - The mandatory fuel consumption data collection system for international shipping, adopted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in October 2017, has now entered into force, requiring ships above 5,000 gwt to start collecting and repo
Views: 2694
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Demag delivers for Gruas Maule

March 13 - Chile-based Gruas Maule has expanded into the crane rental business with the acquisition of a Demag CC 3800-1 lattice boom crawler crane.
Views: 2547
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Faymonville flips in North America

March 12 - Trailer manufacturer Faymonville has introduced a fourth pin-on flip axle as the latest option for the MegaMAX double drop trailer in North America.
Views: 2761
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Kahl calls in Goldhofer for transformer move

March 12 - Germany-headquartered Kahl Group utilised two Goldhofer modules and a high girder bridge to transport the world's most powerful transformer, a Siemens 1100 kV UHVDC, which had a deadweight of 535 tons (485 tonnes).
Views: 2587
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Mammoet invests in UK

March 9 - Heavy lifting and transportation specialist Mammoet has revealed ambitious expansion plans in the north east of the UK.
Views: 3266
Wittrock doubles up with Demag thumbnail image

Wittrock doubles up with Demag

March 9 - German crane service provider, Wittrock Group, has placed an order for two Demag AC 250-5 all-terrain cranes.
Views: 2278
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ESTA joins IRU

March 9 - The European association for abnormal road transport and mobile cranes (ESTA) has joined the International Road Transport Union (IRU) as an affiliate member.
Views: 3159
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ESTA and FEM summit puts safety in focus

March 8 - The third ESTA and FEM Experts Summit, held in Hamburg on March 6, brought together industry speakers from across the wind energy supply chain to discuss the safety and standards in onshore wind farm construction.
Views: 2791
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Enerpac barges into Antwerp

March 6 - Roll-iT has recently used an Enerpac JS-250 jack-up system to assist with the transport a 300-tonne bridge deck from Ghent to Antwerp, through the Belgian canal network, onboard a Victrol pontoon.
Views: 2370
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Terex adds to Empire

March 5 - North American Terex crane distributor, Empire Crane, has placed an order for several Demag all-terrain cranes.
Views: 2185
ALE goes for gold in Argentina thumbnail image

ALE goes for gold in Argentina

March 5 - ALE has recently completed the installation of a roof for the Olympic Parque Roca swimming pool in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Views: 2230
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Cuxport handles Borkum cargoes

March 5 - Terminal operator Cuxport is handling offshore wind foundations, destined for the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm, at the port of Cuxhaven.
Views: 2471
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Laso invests in wind blade transporter

March 2 - In Portugal, Laso Transportes has taken delivery of equipment that will allow it to handle the transportation of wind turbine blades measuring up to 74 m in length.
Views: 1948
Wiesbauer expands with Demag thumbnail image

Wiesbauer expands with Demag

March 2 - German crane service provider, Wiesbauer, has placed an order with Terex for a Demag AC 300-6 all-terrain crane.
Views: 1887
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Fagioli bridges the gap

March 2 - The Indonesian branch of Fagioli has completed the first part of the Jembatan Holtekamp Bridge installation project.
Views: 2671
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Modulift supplies beams for jacket lifts

March 1 - Lifting equipment manufacturer Modulift has supplied two large spreader beams to ST3 Offshore's terminal in Poland, which are being used to lift wind (turbine) jacket foundations.
Views: 2186
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Scholpp orders Demag trio

February 27 - Germany-based crane service provider, Scholpp, has ordered three Demag all-terrain cranes from Terex.
Views: 1737
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Grove supersizes Burger's fleet

February 27 - Burger Crane Company, a Chilean crane rental firm, has taken delivery of a Grove GHC130 from Manitowoc.
Views: 1620
Conbit unveils Vickas thumbnail image

Conbit unveils Vickas

February 27 - Conbit, part of the ALE, has designed a re-usable sea-fastening solution for monopile transportation and installation.
Views: 1717
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BIMCO relaunches Shipping KPI

February 26 - The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) has relaunched the ship benchmarking system, Shipping KPI, after two years of redesign.
Views: 1759
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Demag duo delivered to ILC

February 22 - Integrated Logistics Company (ILC) has taken delivery of two Demag AC 300-6 all-terrain cranes.
Views: 1729
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TII equipment in the field

February 22 - Germany-headquartered TII Group has seen its equipment utilised on a range of projects recently.
Views: 1671
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RTL ups inventory with Terex

February 21 - RTL Equipment has placed an order with Demag and Terex for mobile and crawler cranes.
Views: 1416
Gruas Leman gets a Liebherr lift thumbnail image

Gruas Leman gets a Liebherr lift

February 20 - Spanish crane rental contractor Gruas Leman has taken delivery of three mobile cranes from Liebherr.
Views: 1492
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Gustav Seeland names Evers

February 20 - Gustav Seeland has appointed Johann Evers as managing director, joining Frank Beckedorf, who, as managing partner, will focus on company finance and management control.
Views: 1788
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Crexell adds Demag duo

February 19 - Argentina's Crexell Transportes has taken delivery of a Demag AC 250-5 all-terrain crane from Grúas San Blas, a distributor of Terex and Demag products.
Views: 1272
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Cascade launches AbHaulier LT

February 19 - Cascade Software has released AbHaulier LT, a free software tool that enables hauliers to submit abnormal load notifications to police and structure owning authorities in the UK.
Views: 2257
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Dogotch steps down at Tadano

February 15 - Ron Dogotch, senior vice president at Tadano, has announced his retirement from the company.
Views: 1543
ALE adds jacking capacity thumbnail image

ALE adds jacking capacity

February 14 - ALE has increased the capacity of its Mega Jack system to over 83,000 tonnes.
Views: 1206
Harmonising marking and lighting 
in heavy transport thumbnail image

Harmonising marking and lighting 
in heavy transport

February 13 - Moves to harmonise standards and regulations governing lighting and marking on heavy transport vehicles throughout Europe are underway following the inaugural meeting of a technical working group, organised by ESTA.
Views: 1673
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Cropac orders with Terex

February 13 - Terex Cranes distributor, Cropac Equipment, has placed an order for four Demag all-terrain cranes.
Views: 1215
Transdzwig ups capacity with Demag thumbnail image

Transdzwig ups capacity with Demag

February 9 - Polish crane service provider Transdzwig S.J. Zawadzcy has taken delivery of a Demag AC 250-6 all-terrain crane.
Views: 1140
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MacGregor in TTS deal

February 9 - MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has entered into an agreement to acquire the marine and offshore business activities of TTS Group, a global provider of cargo handling equipment, for EUR87 million (USD106 million).
Views: 1402
Xin Hwa adds Goldhofer modules thumbnail image

Xin Hwa adds Goldhofer modules

February 8 - Xin Hwa Holdings has placed an order with Goldhofer for over one hundred THP/SL axle lines with extendable spacers.
Views: 1315
M-Kran adds with Liebherr thumbnail image

M-Kran adds with Liebherr

February 7 - Russian crane rental company M-Kran has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 mobile crane.
Views: 1095
Interkran doubles up with Demag thumbnail image

Interkran doubles up with Demag

February 6 - Switzerland-based Interkran has placed an order with Demag for an AC 300-6 and an AC 100-4L all-terrain crane.
Views: 1027
Triple lift for ALE thumbnail image

Triple lift for ALE

February 6 - ALE has used its Mega Jack 800 system to jack up three ship-to-shore cranes, weighing 1,390 tonnes each, in Barcelona, Spain.
Views: 1367
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Topkran orders big with Liebherr

January 31 - Moscow-based Topkran has placed a EUR42 million (USD52.3 million) order with Liebherr for the delivery of mobile and crawler cranes.
Views: 971
ALE bridges the gap thumbnail image

ALE bridges the gap

January 31 - ALE has performed the load-out and installation of a steel bridge using the Mega Jack 800 in Antwerp.
Views: 1072
Qube gets in shape with Liebherr thumbnail image

Qube gets in shape with Liebherr

January 29 - The Australian port solution provider Qube Ports & Bulk has ordered its eighth mobile harbour crane from Liebherr, the LHM 420.
Views: 989
AESA goes for Goldhofer thumbnail image

AESA goes for Goldhofer

January 26 - AESA, one of Argentina's largest EPC companies, has taken delivery of 12 STHP/SL axle lines and two ADDrive trailers from Goldhofer.
Views: 764
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CraneWorks places Demag order

January 26 - US supplier of lifting equipment, CraneWorks, has placed an order for eight Demag cranes, including three AC 45 city models, two AC 220-5 and three AC 100-4 all terrain cranes.
Views: 652
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CraneWorks places Demag order

January 25 - US supplier of lifting equipment, CraneWorks, has placed an order for eight Demag cranes, including three AC 45 city models, two AC 220-5 and three AC 100-4 all terrain cranes.
Views: 701
Enerpac launches Skyffolding system thumbnail image

Enerpac launches Skyffolding system

January 25 - Enerpac Heavy Lifting Technology has supplied South Korea-based engineering company, KLES, with strand jacks for an innovative tower scaffolding system called Skyffolding.
Views: 1026
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Manitowoc names Mi-Jack

January 19 - Manitowoc Cranes has appointed Mi-Jack Canada as a dealer of Manitowoc and Grove cranes in Alberta and Saskatchewan.
Views: 991
Kobelco unveils crawler trio thumbnail image

Kobelco unveils crawler trio

January 19 - Late last year, Kobelco Construction Machinery launched three models in its multipurpose hydraulic crawler crane range, featuring a maximum lifting capacity of 350 tonnes in the super heavy lift configuration.
Views: 1157
Vernazza orders Terex duo thumbnail image

Vernazza orders Terex duo

January 18 - Vernazza Autogru, one of Italy's largest crane service providers, has placed an order for two Terex RT 90 rough terrain cranes.
Views: 678
Maersk and IBM launch blockchain JV thumbnail image

Maersk and IBM launch blockchain JV

January 17 - A.P. Møller - Mærsk has announced a joint venture with technology giant IBM, with the intention of using blockchain technology to deliver a more efficient and secure method of trading.
Views: 1410
Safe Lifting puts power in its stock thumbnail image

Safe Lifting puts power in its stock

January 15 - Equipment rental company Safe Lifting Europe has added the Green Pin Power Sling Shackle range from Van Beest to its product range, available in capacities from 125 tonnes to 1,250 tonnes.
Views: 1076
Truck emission rules set to tighten thumbnail image

Truck emission rules set to tighten

January 15 - From January 1, 2019, there will be a requirement that all newly produced trucks within the EU will have to have their CO2 emissions and fuel consumption determined and declared.
Views: 1227
Navantia powers up with Cometto thumbnail image

Navantia powers up with Cometto

January 12 - Spanish shipbuilder Navantia has taken delivery of nine modular combinations of Cometto's modular, self-propelled electronic (MSPE) platforms.
Views: 1263
EPAS adds Liebherr duo thumbnail image

EPAS adds Liebherr duo

January 12 - EMS Ports Agency & Stevedoring (EPAS) has taken delivery of two Liebherr LHM 420 mobile harbour cranes in Emden, Germany.
Views: 1036
BMS lifts with Liebherr thumbnail image

BMS lifts with Liebherr

January 12 - Danish crane and heavy haulage contractor BMS has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTM 1090-4.2.
Views: 779
RSS earns its spurs thumbnail image

RSS earns its spurs

January 11 - Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) has completed load tests on three lifting frames that will be used as part of a retractable football pitch in London.
Views: 1181
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TBM treated to a Thames river tour

January 9 - Late last year, Mammoet delivered the first tunnel boring machine (TBM) to the Thames Tideway Tunnel project in London.
Views: 1056
Bristol freighter returns to the UK thumbnail image

Bristol freighter returns to the UK

January 8 - A historic Bristol Type 170 freighter aircraft has been transported from New Zealand to the Aerospace Bristol museum in the UK.
Views: 814
Cranes set sail with Steder thumbnail image

Cranes set sail with Steder

January 8 - Steder Group, on behalf of Platetrade, has delivered two dismantled cranes from Rotterdam to Puerto Madryn, Argentina.
Views: 781
Aoki Juki adds Demag lift thumbnail image

Aoki Juki adds Demag lift

January 3 - Japan-based Aoki Juki has added a new Demag AC 700-9 all terrain crane to its fleet.
Views: 773
France's first floating turbine installed thumbnail image

France's first floating turbine installed

January 2 - January 2 - ALE has completed the installation of wind turbine components for France's first floating wind turbine, located at Saint Nazaire.
Views: 837
Alistair completes Tanzanian lifts thumbnail image

Alistair completes Tanzanian lifts

January 2 - January 2 - Alistair Group has stepped up its involvement in two power plant projects in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Views: 1120

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