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RRS plans open house event thumbnail image

RRS plans open house event

August 14 - Rapid Response Solutions (RRS) will showcase the entire range of Hydra-Slide skidding equipment at its Portsmouth, UK facility on September 10, 2019.
Views: 702
Mammoet keeps it clean in Texas thumbnail image

Mammoet keeps it clean in Texas

August 13 - Mammoet has introduced a wash facility to clean its fleet of heavy equipment at its facility in Rosharon, Texas.
Views: 1085
Houston readies for PCB 2020 thumbnail image

Houston readies for PCB 2020

August 13 - The Project Cargo & Breakbulk conference and exhibition 2020 (PCB 2020) – a new event for the project logistics supply chain – will take place in Houston during April next year.
Views: 936
Desel steps up as Crosby CEO thumbnail image

Desel steps up as Crosby CEO

August 13 - Crosby Group has named Robert Desel as its chief executive officer, effective immediately.
Views: 830
Fernandina opts for Octopi thumbnail image

Fernandina opts for Octopi

August 12 - Florida’s Worldwide Terminals Fernandina has selected the Octopi terminal operating system (TOS) as it modernises its port infrastructure.
Views: 1127
ALE on the double in Mauritania thumbnail image

ALE on the double in Mauritania

August 6 - ALE has transported and installed two transformers for the Boulenouar wind farm project in Mauritania.
Views: 1490
Quality Freight moves transformers thumbnail image

Quality Freight moves transformers

August 1 - Quality Freight, in its role as receiving agent at the port of Cristobal, Panama, has handled two 84-ton (76.2-tonne) transformers.
Views: 1759
Liebherr delivers for Vogel thumbnail image

Liebherr delivers for Vogel

August 1 - Germany-based crane company Vogel has taken a delivery of a 90-tonne mobile crane at Liebherr’s manufacturing plant in Ehingen.
Views: 1647
Mediaco acquires AltéAd assets thumbnail image

Mediaco acquires AltéAd assets

July 31 - French crane rental company Mediaco has acquired the lifting business units of AltéAd, which went into administration during May.
Views: 1699
Wilmington introduces IPOS thumbnail image

Wilmington introduces IPOS

July 30 - GT USA Wilmington has implemented an integrated port operating system (IPOS) to upgrade and optimise the port’s IT system.
Views: 1780
J&B installs for Acco thumbnail image

J&B installs for Acco

July 29 - USA-based overhead lifting equipment distributer, J&B Equipment, has installed a circular crane and other lifting gear at an aerospace testing facility.
Views: 1635
Tower cranes used for wind turbine installation thumbnail image

Tower cranes used for wind turbine installation

July 26 - UK-headquartered heavy lift and transport engineering specialist ALE has been using two of its K1650L tower cranes to install wind turbines near Port Augusta, southern Australia.
Views: 1921
Fagioli moves in Modena thumbnail image

Fagioli moves in Modena

July 26 - Fagioli has transported a 245-ton (222.3-tonne) transformer from Modena to the Ostiglia river port in Italy.
Views: 1864
Collett in lathe relocation thumbnail image

Collett in lathe relocation

July 25 - UK-based Collett & Sons has transported a 55-tonne lathe from the University of Sheffield advanced manufacturing research centre to a nearby site 1.6 km away.
Views: 1678
Maxikraft hoists storage tank thumbnail image

Maxikraft hoists storage tank

July 24 - Germany-based Maxikraft Group has transported and installed a storage tank at a chemical plant in Schkopau.
Views: 1789
Gräser-Eschbach adds to fleet thumbnail image

Gräser-Eschbach adds to fleet

July 23 - Germany-based crane company Gräser-Eschbach is expanding its fleet with a Liebherr LTM 1450-8.1 mobile crane.
Views: 1727
Van Wieren expands with Nooteboom thumbnail image

Van Wieren expands with Nooteboom

July 22 - The Netherlands-based Van Wieren Special has expanded its trailer fleet with two Euro-PX low-loaders from Nooteboom.
Views: 1884
HEBO-Lift 9 back in service thumbnail image

HEBO-Lift 9 back in service

July 22 - After a period of maintenance, HEBO Maritiemservice’s floating sheerleg crane, HEBO-Lift 9, is back in service, transporting and installing six storage tanks at the port of Rotterdam.
Views: 1902
Sims Crane appoints Lester thumbnail image

Sims Crane appoints Lester

July 19 - Florida’s Sims Crane & Equipment has named Jared Lester as its business development manager. 
Views: 1932
ITI and FHS to open Florida training centre thumbnail image

ITI and FHS to open Florida training centre

July 19 - Florida Handling Systems (FHS), a Mazzella Company, and Industrial Training International (ITI) have confirmed that they will develop a training centre in Bartow, Florida.
Views: 1979
Bishop takes AWRS thumbnail image

Bishop takes AWRS

July 18 - Bishop Lifting Products has completed the acquisition of American Wire Rope & Sling (AWRS), a leading provider of rigging, lifting and overhead crane solutions.
Views: 2234
BigMove goes digital for licenses thumbnail image

BigMove goes digital for licenses

July 17 - BigMove – a European alliance of 13 medium-sized logistics companies – is introducing digital driving licenses for its network of 1,000 drivers.
Views: 1907
ESTA joins EC best practice project thumbnail image

ESTA joins EC best practice project

July 16 - The European association of abnormal road transport and mobile cranes (ESTA) has been asked to support a European Commission study to “explore health, safety and environment (HSE) best practice in the wind power sector”.
Views: 2240
Sarens partners with Moir Crane thumbnail image

Sarens partners with Moir Crane

July 16 - Sarens has teamed up with Canada’s Moir Crane as the two companies look to capitalise on the region’s upcoming construction projects.
Views: 2797
Lifting Gear Hire rebrands as LGH thumbnail image

Lifting Gear Hire rebrands as LGH

July 15 - Equipment rental specialist Lifting Gear Hire has rebranded as LGH in order to standardise its corporate identity across the group’s 36 locations.
Views: 1973
Sims Crane names Baldree thumbnail image

Sims Crane names Baldree

July 12 - Florida’s Sims Crane & Equipment has appointed Thomas Baldree as vice president of the company’s operations/utility division.
Views: 2053
CT Kranservice receives Demag thumbnail image

CT Kranservice receives Demag

July 11 - CT Kranservice has added a Demag AC 220-5 all-terrain crane to its fleet in order to enhance its tower crane assembly services.
Views: 2041
Mammoet searches for green SPMTs thumbnail image

Mammoet searches for green SPMTs

July 10 - Mammoet is partnering with German technology company Keyou to explore potential designs of emission-free engines for SPMTs.
Views: 2176
Modulift names Danish distributor thumbnail image

Modulift names Danish distributor

July 9 - UK-based below-the-hook lifting equipment manufacturer, Modulift, has appointed Certex Danmark as one of its distributors.
Views: 2015
Mammoet in advanced acquisition talks with ALE thumbnail image

Mammoet in advanced acquisition talks with ALE

July 8 - Mammoet has confirmed that it is in advanced discussions with ALE regarding a purchase agreement, under which Mammoet will acquire the UK-headquartered heavy lift and specialist transport provider.
Views: 10209
SpotSee secures US certification thumbnail image

SpotSee secures US certification

July 5 - Impact monitoring equipment manufacturer, SpotSee, can now sell its ShockLog Cellular system in the USA, having been certified by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
Views: 2052
Chi Deh picks Goldhofer blade transport device thumbnail image

Chi Deh picks Goldhofer blade transport device

July 4 - Taiwan-headquartered Chi Deh Crane Engineering Co has ordered a Goldhofer FTV 550 blade transporter in response to growing demand from the wind energy industry in East Asia.
Views: 2293
The hidden star of Verona’s stage thumbnail image

The hidden star of Verona’s stage

July 3 - Schmidbauer has stationed one of its Liebherr MK 140 mobile cranes at the Fondazione Arena Di Verona amphitheatre in Italy to support the venue’s 2019 concert and opera season, which runs from June 13 to September 7.
Views: 2091
ALE partners with Murphy thumbnail image

ALE partners with Murphy

July 2 - ALE and J Murphy & Sons have formed a partnership to offer winch hire, pipe pulling and installation engineering services worldwide.
Views: 2197
Empire expands Demag inventory thumbnail image

Empire expands Demag inventory

July 2 - North American Terex crane distributor, Empire Crane, has placed an order for three Demag AC 60-3 all-terrain cranes.
Views: 2119
Demags delivered to Chile  thumbnail image

Demags delivered to Chile 

June 28 - Chilean crane service provider Trex has taken delivery of six Demag all-terrain cranes.
Views: 1950
Ematec develops traverse lifting system  thumbnail image

Ematec develops traverse lifting system 

June 27 - Ematec has developed its EMT lifting system – a traverse arrangement for stabilising and manipulating heavy loads weighing up to 250 tons (226.8 tonnes).
Views: 1898
Dan-Czech presses ahead thumbnail image

Dan-Czech presses ahead

June 26 - Dan-Czech Specialtransport has delivered press parts from Hamburg, Germany to Sungwoo’s factory in Ostrava in the Czech Republic.
Views: 2102
Hareket calls on Enerpac for thermal project thumbnail image

Hareket calls on Enerpac for thermal project

June 24 - Hareket Heavy Lifting and Project Transportation has installed two sets of gas turbines and generators at the Takhiatash thermal power plant in Uzbekistan using an Enerpac SBL1100 telescopic hydraulic gantry.
Views: 2265
Modern adds to fleet thumbnail image

Modern adds to fleet

June 21 - Ontario-based Modern Crane has received Canada’s first 300-tonne capacity Demag AC 300-6 all-terrain crane.
Views: 1804
Schmidbauer moves crawler crane for BLG thumbnail image

Schmidbauer moves crawler crane for BLG

June 20 - Schmidbauer has mobilised a Liebherr LR 1600/2 crawler crane to the BLG AutoTerminal Bremerhaven where it will be used to handle project cargo.
Views: 2048
Enerpac launches SCJ-50 cube jack thumbnail image

Enerpac launches SCJ-50 cube jack

June 20 - Enerpac has introduced the SCJ-50 self-locking cube jack for incremental lifting and lowering of heavy loads.
Views: 2238
Multipurpose TOS introduced thumbnail image

Multipurpose TOS introduced

June 17 - CyberLogitec has introduced OPUS Terminal M, a multipurpose terminal operating system (TOS) that can coordinate containers, breakbulk, project, bulk and ro-ro cargoes.
Views: 1866
Collett’s cold delivery thumbnail image

Collett’s cold delivery

June 17 - Collett & Sons has delivered three cold box sections from Eggborough in North Yorkshire to the West Midlands, UK.
Views: 1981
Baumann expands crane fleet thumbnail image

Baumann expands crane fleet

June 14 - Bornheim, Germany-based Viktor Baumann has added a Demag AC 45 City crane to its fleet.
Views: 1966
AET places Kalmar order thumbnail image

AET places Kalmar order

June 14 - Antwerp Euroterminal (AET) has placed an order for six Kalmar forklifts, including a fully electric model. 
Views: 2030
Vestas places TII order thumbnail image

Vestas places TII order

June 12 - Vestas has ordered nine wind turbine blade transport systems from TII Group.
Views: 2068
SAL flies high with jib extension thumbnail image

SAL flies high with jib extension

June 12 - SAL Heavy Lift has acquired a fly jib crane extension that can be installed on its Type 183 vessels, Lone and Svenja.
Views: 1960
Fagioli skids in Kazakhstan thumbnail image

Fagioli skids in Kazakhstan

June 12 - Fagioli has weighed and transported an offshore module, measuring 80 m x 9.7 m x 11 m, in Kazakhstan.
Views: 1690
Let’s go fly a “K”ite thumbnail image

Let’s go fly a “K”ite

June 11 - Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” Line) is installing an automated kite system onto one of its bulkers.
Views: 2166
DHL launches online booking tool thumbnail image

DHL launches online booking tool

June 10 - DHL Global Forwarding has launched an online service for comparing quotations and making instant bookings for air and ocean freight, as well as door-to-door shipments.
Views: 2224
Broshuis wins EUR50 mn trailer order thumbnail image

Broshuis wins EUR50 mn trailer order

June 7 - US Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM), in collaboration with Oshkosh Defense, placed an order with Broshuis for 170 PL2 pendular axle semi-low loaders.
Views: 1880
Friderici places Liebherr order thumbnail image

Friderici places Liebherr order

June 7 - Switzerland-based crane and heavy haulage provider Friderici Spécial has placed an order for an eight-axle Liebherr LTM 1650-8.1 mobile crane.
Views: 1860
Hudson calls on Modulift for tractor lift thumbnail image

Hudson calls on Modulift for tractor lift

June 6 - Hudson Lifting has utilised a Modulift spreader frame to lift a 6-tonne John Deere tractor in London for specialist construction and civil engineering company Keltbray.
Views: 1945
RRS continues rapid expansion thumbnail image

RRS continues rapid expansion

June 5 - Portsmouth, UK-based Rapid Response Solutions (RRS) has acquired Aberdeen-based Plantshifters. 
Views: 2337
Gdansk navigates digitalisation thumbnail image

Gdansk navigates digitalisation

June 5 - Navigate, the application developed by the Port of Rotterdam Authority that enables importers and exporters to select the best transport options for containers they want to ship, is now operational at the port of Gdansk, Poland.
Views: 1959
Ership welcomes Konecranes unit thumbnail image

Ership welcomes Konecranes unit

June 5 - Ership has inaugurated a Konecranes Gottwald mobile harbour crane at its terminal in the Mediterranean port of Cartagena, Spain.
Views: 2253
Scheuerle delivers for ICDAS thumbnail image

Scheuerle delivers for ICDAS

June 5 - Turkish steel producer ICDAS has taken delivery of four industrial lift trucks from Scheuerle. 
Views: 1630
Esbjerg to add LHM 800 this summer thumbnail image

Esbjerg to add LHM 800 this summer

May 31 - Denmark’s port of Esbjerg has placed an order with Liebherr for its largest mobile harbour crane, the LHM 800.
Views: 1863
TCC 78000 almost complete thumbnail image

TCC 78000 almost complete

May 29 - Liebherr says that assembly work on its latest heavy-duty crane – the TCC 78000 – is almost complete. With the support of two LHM 800 cranes, the boom was fixed at a height of 61 m.
Views: 2088
Wilhelmsen launches SBA thumbnail image

Wilhelmsen launches SBA

May 28 - Wilhelmsen Ships Service has introduced an innovative fibre rope technology that reduces recoil should it snap during mooring – the snap back arrestor (SPA).
Views: 1827
Superior adds Scheuerle unit thumbnail image

Superior adds Scheuerle unit

May 28 - The trailer’s telescopic deck can extend out to 100 ft (30.48 m) and handle up to 238,000 lbs (107.9 tonnes).
Views: 1867
Scholpp in tandem operation thumbnail image

Scholpp in tandem operation

May 28 - Germany’s Scholpp Kran & Transport has used its recently acquired Liebherr LTM 1450-8.1 mobile crane in a tandem operation at the port of Heilbronn.
Views: 1883
Modulift performs locomotive lift thumbnail image

Modulift performs locomotive lift

May 24 - Modulift has provided equipment to lift a steam locomotive, built in 1926, on behalf of Swanage Railway, a tourist attraction in the UK.
Views: 2065
Maxim names duo for Pacific Northwest thumbnail image

Maxim names duo for Pacific Northwest

May 24 - Maxim Crane Works has appointed Travis Wilt and Alex Clark to lead the expansion of its services in the Pacific Northwest region of North America. 
Views: 2371
Crosby acquires Gunnebo Industries thumbnail image

Crosby acquires Gunnebo Industries

May 24 - Lifting, rigging and material handling equipment supplier the Crosby Group has acquired Sweden-headquartered Gunnebo Industries from Nordic private equity firm Segulah.
Views: 2213
Big Carl arrives at Bristol Port thumbnail image

Big Carl arrives at Bristol Port

May 23 - Sarens’ SGC 250 crane is presently in storage at Bristol Port, UK ahead of its delivery to the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant.
Views: 2326
Liebherr delivers for Eurogruas thumbnail image

Liebherr delivers for Eurogruas

May 22 - Spanish crane rental and heavy lift service provider Eurogruas has taken delivery of an 800-tonne lifting capacity crawler crane from Liebherr.
Views: 1975
Superior bridge service with Imperial thumbnail image

Superior bridge service with Imperial

May 22 - Imperial Crane Services and Superior Construction have utilised a Liebherr LR1300 SX crawler crane to lift six concrete beams for the Chase Street bridge replacement project in California, USA.
Views: 2105
CakeBoxx enters coil market thumbnail image

CakeBoxx enters coil market

May 22 - CakeBoxx Technologies has launched the 20 ft CoilBoxx container, specifically designed for the transportation of steel and aluminium coils.
Views: 1983
Mammoet in Meyer takeover thumbnail image

Mammoet in Meyer takeover

May 22 - Mammoet has agreed to acquire heavy lifting, installation and assembly specialist Meyer Anlagenbau.
Views: 2540
Demag duo for Cosmo thumbnail image

Demag duo for Cosmo

May 20 - Australia’s Cosmo Cranes has added two Demag all-terrain cranes to its fleet.
Views: 2063
Marr towers ahead in Sydney Metro project thumbnail image

Marr towers ahead in Sydney Metro project

May 20 - At the end of 2018, Austrlian heavy lifting specialist Marr Contracting utilised two tower cranes to complete a key phase of the Sydney Metro infrastructure project.
Views: 2120
Sohar launches online route planner thumbnail image

Sohar launches online route planner

May 20 - Sohar Port and Freezone has launched an online route planner that provides information on available connections to hinterland destinations.
Views: 3010
Mammoet expands in Westdorpe thumbnail image

Mammoet expands in Westdorpe

May 17 - Mammoet has expanded its Westdorpe facility in the Netherlands to include onsite maintenance facilities.
Views: 2117
Emil Egger boosts facility with Grove thumbnail image

Emil Egger boosts facility with Grove

May 15 - Switzerland-based Emil Egger has purchased three Grove mobile cranes, which will be stationed at its new facility in Bassersdorf.
Views: 2053
Worlifts opts for Straightpoint load cell thumbnail image

Worlifts opts for Straightpoint load cell

May 14 - Worlifts is using a 300-tonne capacity Straightpoint compression load cell to record data on its newest test machine for hydraulic cylinders and jacks.
Views: 2059
RRS skids for CTS thumbnail image

RRS skids for CTS

May 14 - Rapid Response Solutions (RRS) has installed a 45-tonne transformer at the East Cowes power station on the Isle of Wight, UK on behalf of transport and logistics specialist CTS.
Views: 2185
Cayon delivers with Cometto thumbnail image

Cayon delivers with Cometto

May 13 - Groupe Cayon has handled the delivery of a transformer for an EDF substation in Gennevilliers, France.
Views: 2344
Vernazza dismantles railway bridge thumbnail image

Vernazza dismantles railway bridge

May 13 - Crane service provider Vernazza Autogru has dismantled an old steel railway bridge near Cannes, using a Demag CC 3800-1 crawler crane.
Views: 2168
Collett transports transformer thumbnail image

Collett transports transformer

May 10 - Collett & Sons has moved a 170-tonne Hyundai transformer from Port Sutton Bridge in Lincolnshire to the Eaton Socon substation in St Neots, Cambridgeshire.
Views: 2536
Klema places Demag order thumbnail image

Klema places Demag order

May 8 - Munich-based crane specialist Klema has placed an order with Terex for a Demag AC 130-5 all-terrain crane.
Views: 2337
EGL in transformer move thumbnail image

EGL in transformer move

May 7 - Egypt Global Logistics (EGL) has delivered a transformer for the Nagaa Hammadi power station project, approximately 80 km northwest of Luxor.
Views: 2443
ALE readies to launch SK10,000 thumbnail image

ALE readies to launch SK10,000

May 6 - ALE has launched its 10,000-tonne capacity SK10,000 ring crane at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Texas, USA.
Views: 2491
AKM places Terex order thumbnail image

AKM places Terex order

May 3 - Munich-based AKM Autokranvermietung has placed an order with Terex for two Demag all-terrain cranes.
Views: 2538
Huisman delivers in 3D thumbnail image

Huisman delivers in 3D

May 3 - Huisman is delivering two 3D-printed crane hooks, which will be used in the maritime and offshore industries, for OOS International.
Views: 2497
Cattani rebrands to Barnhart thumbnail image

Cattani rebrands to Barnhart

May 1 - Illinois-based Cattani Crane is rebranding as Barnhart, the latter having acquired Cattani four years ago.
Views: 2576
Mammoet targets Antwerp petrochemicals thumbnail image

Mammoet targets Antwerp petrochemicals

May 1 - Mammoet Belgium has opened a base at the port of Antwerp aimed at supporting the region’s petrochemical and industrial sectors.
Views: 2686
Terex sells more product lines thumbnail image

Terex sells more product lines

May 1 - Terex has sold its boom truck, truck crane and crossover product lines to Load King – a subsidiary of Custom Truck One Source.
Views: 3100
Western picks Enerpac gantry for Humber project thumbnail image

Western picks Enerpac gantry for Humber project

April 30 - Canadian heavy lift contractor, Western Mechanical, has used an Enerpac hydraulic gantry to replace bridge spans for the Humber River railroad bridge in Toronto, Canada.
Views: 2637
Verton develops safe solution thumbnail image

Verton develops safe solution

April 30 - Verton Australia said that it has delivered the first remote load-management system, designed to improve safety and productivity in crane operations, to Universal Cranes.
Views: 1940
Wagenborg makes investments thumbnail image

Wagenborg makes investments

April 29 - Wagenborg Nedlift has taken delivery of two telescopic cranes from Demag, while Royal Wagenborg added NBP Carrier to its multipurpose fleet.
Views: 2317
HAV eyes electric avenue thumbnail image

HAV eyes electric avenue

April 26 - Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) has partnered with Collins Aerospace and the UK’s University of Nottingham to develop electric propulsion technologies for the Airlander 10.
Views: 2200
ECOL gains recognition at home and away thumbnail image

ECOL gains recognition at home and away

April 26 - Four leading crane manufacturers – Manitowoc, Tadano, Terex and Liebherr – have agreed to align their training operations with ESTA’s European Crane Operators Licence (ECOL) scheme.
Views: 2462
Scott-Macon adds with Tadano thumbnail image

Scott-Macon adds with Tadano

April 25 - USA-based Scott-Macon Equipment has purchased four Tadano Mantis telescopic boom crawler cranes.
Views: 2047
EU recognises Scheuerle and Kamag thumbnail image

EU recognises Scheuerle and Kamag

April 23 - The EU Commissioner for budget and human resources, Günther Oettinger, congratulated TII Group for a combined 200 years of innovation and competence at its subsidiaries, Scheuerle and Kamag.
Views: 2250
Ritchie realigns in North America thumbnail image

Ritchie realigns in North America

April 19 - Ritchie Bros has made two senior appointments, effective July 1, 2019, as the company aims to realign its organisation in North America.
Views: 2377
AAL calls in Felixstowe thumbnail image

AAL calls in Felixstowe

April 18 - AAL has made its inaugural call at the UK’s port of Felixstowe to deliver four rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTG).
Views: 2767
Collett adds tractor unit thumbnail image

Collett adds tractor unit

April 16 - Collett & Sons has taken delivery of a MAN TGX 26.580 6x4 heavy-duty truck, with two more scheduled to arrive in the coming weeks.
Views: 2420
Multiple orders for Terex thumbnail image

Multiple orders for Terex

April 16 - Terex received multiple crane orders at this year’s bauma exhibition, which took place last week in Munich.
Views: 2368
Drake on the double thumbnail image

Drake on the double

April 15 - Australia's Daracon Engineering, which specialises in the transport of earthmoving and mining equipment, has taken delivery of a 5x8 extendable trailer from Drake Trailers.
Views: 2260
Huisman selected for Voltaire crane thumbnail image

Huisman selected for Voltaire crane

April 15 - Jan De Nul has contracted Huisman to design the main crane for its newest offshore wind turbine installation vessel, Voltaire.
Views: 2356
Thorco Projects calls on Navis thumbnail image

Thorco Projects calls on Navis

April 15 - Thorco Projects has selected Navis’ Bluetracker to monitor and analyse the performance of 12 of its vessels, including owned and chartered units.
Views: 2646
Manitowoc launches GHC140 thumbnail image

Manitowoc launches GHC140

April 12 - Manitowoc has launched its Grove Hydraulic Crawler (GHC) crane for the North American market, the GHC140.
Views: 2302
Orders roll in for Terex thumbnail image

Orders roll in for Terex

April 12 - Terex has secured a series of crane orders at this year’s bauma exhibition, which took place this week in Munich.
Views: 2347
ESTA honours members with 2019 awards thumbnail image

ESTA honours members with 2019 awards

April 12 - The ESTA Awards of Excellence 2019 had another successful year honouring and recognising members that have excelled in their field of operations.
Views: 2867
RSS completes jib, beam, and hoist tests thumbnail image

RSS completes jib, beam, and hoist tests

April 12 - Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) is proof load testing 24 jibs and beams that are being installed at a waste-to-energy power plant in North Wales, UK.
Views: 6290
Equipment supplied for salt plant replacement thumbnail image

Equipment supplied for salt plant replacement

April 11 - British Salt has utilised custom-made lifting and rigging equipment to support the replacement of a 37-tonne heat exchanger at a salt production plant in Middlewich, UK.
Views: 2094
Modulift equipment raises London tower thumbnail image

Modulift equipment raises London tower

April 10 - City Lifting has utilised a variety of below-the-hook equipment from Modulift to lift a digital air traffic control tower at London City Airport in the UK.
Views: 2136
Record year for Liebherr thumbnail image

Record year for Liebherr

April 9 - The Liebherr Group has achieved an annual turnover of over EUR10 billion (USD11.3 billion) for the first time in the company’s history. 
Views: 2108
Kässbohrer readies for bauma thumbnail image

Kässbohrer readies for bauma

April 8 - Kässbohrer is displaying products from its range of platform semi-trailers at this year’s bauma exhibition, which starts today in Munich.
Views: 1974
Mammoet’s Focus crane to launch by 2020 thumbnail image

Mammoet’s Focus crane to launch by 2020

April 5 - Mammoet is moving forward with the development of its Focus crane concept, which it claims will be the ideal heavy lift solution for projects in confined spaces.
Views: 2924
BigMove expands fleet thumbnail image

BigMove expands fleet

April 5 - BigMove, a European alliance of 13 medium-sized logistics companies, has expanded its fleet with the addition of 19 lowbed semi-trailers.
Views: 2379
Konecranes order for Hamnterminal thumbnail image

Konecranes order for Hamnterminal

April 2 - Uddevalla Hamnterminal in Sweden has placed an order for a rail-mounted Konecranes Gottwald Model 3 harbour crane.
Views: 2414
Straightpoint rental stock heads to LGH thumbnail image

Straightpoint rental stock heads to LGH

March 29 - Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) has acquired the rental fleet of Straightpoint, as the load cell manufacturer looks to exit the hire market.
Views: 1915
Turbines get a lift with Cortland thumbnail image

Turbines get a lift with Cortland

March 28 - Cortland, a designer and manufacturer of synthetic rope slings, has supplied lifting and rigging equipment for the Norther offshore wind farm, which is being built 23 km off the coast of Ostend, Belgium.
Views: 1941
Cometto develops BladeMAX 650 thumbnail image

Cometto develops BladeMAX 650

March 28 - Cometto has developed a wind turbine blade lifter that is capable of transporting the latest generation of blades through built-up areas, narrow streets or mountainous regions.
Views: 1789
ALL invests in transport equipment thumbnail image

ALL invests in transport equipment

March 28 - ALL Crane, part of the ALL Family of Companies, will take delivery of 212 trucks and trailers throughout 2019 to broaden its ability to offer door-to-door crane services. 
Views: 1568
Leavitt named Potain dealer thumbnail image

Leavitt named Potain dealer

March 27 - Manitowoc Cranes has appointed Leavitt Cranes as a dealer of Potain self-erecting cranes in Washington and Oregon.
Views: 1696
Liebherr retrofits for Burger thumbnail image

Liebherr retrofits for Burger

March 26 - Liebherr has retrofitted two LTM 1500-8.1 mobile cranes with low temperature equipment and an altitude package for Chilean crane contractor Burger Grúas.
Views: 1872
Dynamic delivery with Faymonville equipment thumbnail image

Dynamic delivery with Faymonville equipment

March 26 - USA-based Dynamic Specialized has utilised its fleet of modular axle lines from Faymonville to move a transformer for a local substation project in Newport News, Virginia.
Views: 1852
MacGregor's TTS deal delayed thumbnail image

MacGregor's TTS deal delayed

March 26 - MacGregor’s acquisition of the marine and offshore businesses of TTS Group has been postponed to the second quarter of 2019.
Views: 1955
JH Kemp uses Enerpac gantry in ex-press move thumbnail image

JH Kemp uses Enerpac gantry in ex-press move

March 25 - International machinery installations and removals specialist JH Kemp has used an Enerpac SL400 telescopic hydraulic gantry to relocate a 70-ton (63.5-tonne) press in a single weekend.
Views: 1948
Hegmann invests with Nooteboom thumbnail image

Hegmann invests with Nooteboom

March 25 - Germany’s Hegmann Transit, member of the BigMove group, has added Nooteboom EURO-PX low-loaders and Manoovr semi low-loaders to its fleet.
Views: 1965
Kässbohrer on display at bauma thumbnail image

Kässbohrer on display at bauma

March 22 - Kässbohrer is showcasing its range of lowbed trailers at the bauma 2019 exhibition, which takes place between April 8-14 in Munich.
Views: 1838
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Interkran adds another Demag

March 20 - Swiss crane service provider Interkran has taken delivery of a Demag AC 300-6 – the second all-terrain crane from Demag in its fleet.
Views: 1852
Entwistle steps down thumbnail image

Entwistle steps down

March 20 - Janet Entwistle has stepped down as ceo of UK-based Ainscough Crane Hire.
Views: 2192
Enerpac supplies trolley solution thumbnail image

Enerpac supplies trolley solution

March 20 - Enerpac has supplied DEME Offshore (formerly Geosea), with an integrated trolley system for loading transition pieces onto a jack-up vessel.
Views: 2161
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McFadden joins Trail King

March 20 - Trail King Industries has appointed Rod McFadden as a district sales manager. He will support sales and dealer relationships in the states of Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma, USA.
Views: 2299
Straightpoint launches Bluelink thumbnail image

Straightpoint launches Bluelink

March 19 - Straightpoint has introduced its Bluelink load cell – a 6.5-tonne capacity mechanical force measurement cell that incorporates Bluetooth technology.
Views: 2092
Cometto makes trailer deliveries thumbnail image

Cometto makes trailer deliveries

March 19 - Cometto has delivered a 216-tonne payload capacity SYT 4/2 shipyard transporter to Italy’s Fincantieri.
Views: 2247
DNV GL rolls out remote surveys thumbnail image

DNV GL rolls out remote surveys

March 15 - DNV GL said that all of the vessels it classifies can now be surveyed remotely via its Veracity data platform.
Views: 2381
Sarens updates STCS tool thumbnail image

Sarens updates STCS tool

March 15 - Sarens has released an updated version of its SPMT stability calculation tool, designed to evaluate static and dynamic axle loading and tipping angles, as well as ground bearing pressures and trailer bending.
Views: 2505
Pintsch Bubenzer expands US team  thumbnail image

Pintsch Bubenzer expands US team 

March 15 - Pintsch Bubenzer has strengthened its sales team in the USA with the appointment of Mike Sparks and Jim Fields. 
Views: 2127
ALE's historic delivery thumbnail image

ALE's historic delivery

March 12 - ALE has handled the jacking and road transport of a Coastal Forces vessel in Hartlepool, UK, which was used during the Second World War.
Views: 2436
High five for Kalmar and SLP thumbnail image

High five for Kalmar and SLP

March 12 - Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed an agreement to supply Bilbao-based port operator Servicios Logisticos Portuarios (SLP) with five heavy-duty forklift trucks. 
Views: 2255
DNV GL qualifies QUAD method thumbnail image

DNV GL qualifies QUAD method

March 12 - Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) has received a DNV GL technology qualification certificate for its QUAD lifting method, which has been established to install and/or remove oversized topsides or jackets.
Views: 2315
Frölich steps up at Lankhorst thumbnail image

Frölich steps up at Lankhorst

March 8 - Lankhorst Ropes, which manufactures and supplies a range of fibre ropes to the maritime, oil and gas, and crane industries, has appointed Mark Pieter Frölich as commercial director for its North American operations. 
Views: 2664
Liebherr delivers Stage V-compliant LHM crane thumbnail image

Liebherr delivers Stage V-compliant LHM crane

March 7 - Liebherr has delivered its first LHM 420 mobile harbour crane fitted with the new exhaust gas cleaning system to comply with the EU Stage V emissions standard at the port of Passau, Germany.
Views: 2656
Maynard steps up at Terex thumbnail image

Maynard steps up at Terex

March 7 - Terex Cranes has appointed Lee Maynard as global sales director for its tower cranes business unit.
Views: 2515
Green Pin sizes up thumbnail image

Green Pin sizes up

March 7 - Green Pin has introduced three new sizes of the Green Pin Tycan lifting chain and accompanying grade 10 steel components.
Views: 2088
ALE completes test run thumbnail image

ALE completes test run

March 6 - UK-headquartered heavy lift and transport engineering provider ALE has lifted three huge modules at a project in Texas, USA, using its AL.SK350 crane.
Views: 2914
JJ Curran completes tandem lift with Grove thumbnail image

JJ Curran completes tandem lift with Grove

March 6 - Crane rental and lifting service provider JJ Curran has utilised Grove GMK6300L and GMK6400 all-terrain cranes to lift a 116.5-ton (115.4-tonne) gas scrubber in Michigan, USA.
Views: 2557
New sales manager at Hovago thumbnail image

New sales manager at Hovago

March 6 - Hovago Cranes has appointed Tiemen Reitsma as the company’s international sales manager.
Views: 2543
Orders roll in for Demag thumbnail image

Orders roll in for Demag

March 5 - Scholpp Kran & Transport has expanded its fleet with a Demag AC 300-6 and an AC 700-9 all-terrain crane.
Views: 2331
Yilport places Konecranes order thumbnail image

Yilport places Konecranes order

March 5 - Turkey-based Yilport Holding has placed an order with Konecranes for four Gottwald Model 8 mobile harbour cranes, which will be mobilised at two of its terminals in Latin America.
Views: 2421
Mammoet Germany expands thumbnail image

Mammoet Germany expands

March 1 - Mammoet Germany has opened a new crane site at Industriepark Mitte in the north of Leipzig.
Views: 2251
High five for Vladivostok thumbnail image

High five for Vladivostok

February 28 - The Commercial Port of Vladivostok, part of the Fesco Transportation Group, will receive five port cranes in 2020.
Views: 2995
MAX Cranes lifts with Liebherr thumbnail image

MAX Cranes lifts with Liebherr

February 27 - Earlier this month, MAX Cranes assembled a Liebherr LHM 550 mobile harbour crane on behalf of Qube Ports at Whyalla wharf, Australia.
Views: 2143
Straightpoint weighs up in the Netherlands thumbnail image

Straightpoint weighs up in the Netherlands

February 26 - The Netherlands-based lifting and rigging equipment rental company LGH Hijsmaterieel has utilised four Straightpoint compression load cells to confirm the weight and centre of gravity of a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine.
Views: 2468
Hess expands fleet with Liebherr thumbnail image

Hess expands fleet with Liebherr

February 25 - Düsseldorf, Germany-based Hess has expanded its fleet with the addition of a Liebherr LTM 1090-4.2 mobile crane.
Views: 2206
Terex waves goodbye to Demag thumbnail image

Terex waves goodbye to Demag

February 25 - Terex has agreed to sell its Demag mobile cranes business unit to Tadano for approximately USD215 million.
Views: 3242
Krebs calls on Cometto thumbnail image

Krebs calls on Cometto

February 22 - Krebs Korrosionsschutz is utilising axle lines of self-propelled MSPE modules from Cometto to support Liebherr with the construction of the 1,600-tonne capacity TCC 78000 crane in Germany.
Views: 2792
Enerpac picks, skids and drives thumbnail image

Enerpac picks, skids and drives

February 20 - Enerpac Heavy Lifting Technology has developed a ‘pick, skid and drive’ strand jack gantry system for power plant maintenance activities.
Views: 3297
ESTA decides on ECOL management thumbnail image

ESTA decides on ECOL management

February 20 - The final structure of ESTA’s planned European Crane Operators Licence (ECOL) scheme is taking shape, as the organisation readies for its launch later this year.
Views: 3297
RSS names Maslen thumbnail image

RSS names Maslen

February 19 - Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) has named Sean Maslen as regional sales manager for southwest UK.
Views: 16478
Peel Ports invests in Great Yarmouth thumbnail image

Peel Ports invests in Great Yarmouth

February 19 - The UK’s port of Great Yarmouth, part of the Peel Ports group, has taken delivery of an LHM280 mobile harbour crane from Liebherr.
Views: 3156
Mammoet in massive quench tower lift thumbnail image

Mammoet in massive quench tower lift

February 19 - Mammoet has utilised its MSG80 ring crane to hoist a 2,000-ton (1,814-tonne) quench tower into position at Shell’s Pennsylvania chemicals project in Potter Township, USA.
Views: 2663
Weiland lifts with Liebherr thumbnail image

Weiland lifts with Liebherr

February 18 - German crane contractor Weiland has used its Liebherr LTM 1450-8.1 to lift and remove a smaller five-axle mobile crane from the Heidingsfeld viaduct in Würzburg.
Views: 2531
Goldhofer to launch new product at bauma thumbnail image

Goldhofer to launch new product at bauma

February 18 - Goldhofer is preparing to launch a new product for the construction and heavy haulage industries at this year’s bauma exhibition, which takes place in Munich from April 8 - 14.
Views: 2692
TRACE launches e-Gov portal thumbnail image

TRACE launches e-Gov portal

February 15 - Anti-bribery trade association TRACE International has launched its e-Gov Portal.
Views: 2897
JH Parabia adds Tiiger girder bridge thumbnail image

JH Parabia adds Tiiger girder bridge

February 15 - India’s JH Parabia has acquired a Tiiger-STB-550 girder bridge from TII India, a subsidiary of Germany's TII Group.
Views: 2592
V&M chooses Terex for Ultimate project thumbnail image

V&M chooses Terex for Ultimate project

February 15 - V&M Erectors has been busy on the the largest infrastructure project in the Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) history.
Views: 3930
Mainstay Marine acquires hoist thumbnail image

Mainstay Marine acquires hoist

February 11 - UK-headquartered Mainstay Marine has acquired a 160-tonne lifting capacity amphibious boat hoist.
Views: 2621
ABC implements digital claims platform thumbnail image

ABC implements digital claims platform

February 8 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has teamed up with quality and compliance platform CargoHub to offer its customers with a digital tool to manage their claims and pre-claims requests.
Views: 3069
Glen steps up at SpotSee thumbnail image

Glen steps up at SpotSee

February 7 - Impact monitoring equipment manufacturer SpotSee has appointed Dale Glen as vice president of supply chain. 
Views: 2990
Terex Cranes welcomes Strieder thumbnail image

Terex Cranes welcomes Strieder

February 7 - Ulrich Strieder has assumed the role of operations director for the two Terex Cranes plants in Zweibrücken – Dinglerstraße and Wallerscheid.
Views: 4099
Al Faris expands fleet with Liebherr thumbnail image

Al Faris expands fleet with Liebherr

February 7 - Al Faris Equipment Rentals has placed an order for 36 Liebherr mobile cranes worth approximately EUR25 million (USD28.5 million).
Views: 2797
RSS supports Antarctic project thumbnail image

RSS supports Antarctic project

February 6 - Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) has supplied BAM Nuttall Limited (BAM) with lifting and rigging products for use in the modernisation of the Rothera Research Station in the Antarctic.
Views: 8170
Enerpac to showcase innovations at bauma thumbnail image

Enerpac to showcase innovations at bauma

February 6 - Enerpac will showcase its expanded range of lifting systems for industrial movers and heavy lift contractors at this year’s bauma exhibition, which takes place in Munich from April 8 - 14.
Views: 3223
Leggat expands with Demag thumbnail image

Leggat expands with Demag

February 6 - Leggat Plant has expanded its fleet with the addition of a Demag AC 100-4L all-terrain crane.
Views: 2413
Nooteboom secures patent thumbnail image

Nooteboom secures patent

February 5 - Nooteboom has received a European patent for a lift adapter developed for its Mega Windmill Transporter (MWT).
Views: 2778
TII Group readies for bauma thumbnail image

TII Group readies for bauma

February 4 - The TII Group is set to showcase its range of heavy-duty vehicles at this year’s bauma exhibition, which takes place in Munich from April 8 - 14.
Views: 2994
Ainscough builds upon safety culture thumbnail image

Ainscough builds upon safety culture

February 4 - In 2018, Ainscough Group launched an employee engagement application designed to improve communications between its workforce and build upon the company’s safety culture.
Views: 2994
BKL acquires Bruns Spezial Logistik thumbnail image

BKL acquires Bruns Spezial Logistik

February 1 - BKL Baukran Logistik has acquired mobile crane and heavy haulage provider Bruns Spezial Logistik, expanding the Munich-based crane specialist’s presence in north Germany.
Views: 3590
Marr secures Çanakkale contract thumbnail image

Marr secures Çanakkale contract

January 28 - Australia’s Marr Contracting will provide heavy lifting services for the 1915 Çanakkale bridge and highway project in Turkey using its M2480D heavy lift tower crane.
Views: 2843
Liebherr delivers for Mediaco thumbnail image

Liebherr delivers for Mediaco

January 24 - French crane rental company, Mediaco, has purchased two used lattice boom cranes from Liebherr – an LG 1750 and an LR 1600/2 crawler crane.
Views: 2854
MSG expands fleet with Liebherr thumbnail image

MSG expands fleet with Liebherr

January 21 - MSG Krandienst has taken delivery of a 450-tonne capacity LTM 1450-8.1 mobile crane from Liebherr.
Views: 2477
PP Engineering adds AC 100-4L thumbnail image

PP Engineering adds AC 100-4L

January 21 - UK-based PP Engineering Crane Hire has acquired a Demag AC 100-4L all-terrain crane to replace an older unit in the UK-based company’s in its fleet.
Views: 2477
Canaveral adds Liebherr MHC thumbnail image

Canaveral adds Liebherr MHC

January 21 - Port Canaveral has taken delivery of a Liebherr LHM 600 mobile harbour crane at its North Cargo Berth 5.
Views: 2684
ALE steels in Silao thumbnail image

ALE steels in Silao

January 21 - ALE has lifted modules weighing up to 300 tonnes during the construction of a steel mill plant in Silao, Mexico.
Views: 2625
Al Faris skids with Enerpac thumbnail image

Al Faris skids with Enerpac

January 18 - Al Faris has used an Enerpac LH-400 low-height skidding system to move three 85-ton (77.1-tonne) ceramic presses in the UAE.
Views: 2686
CITB acquires Alaskan assets thumbnail image

CITB acquires Alaskan assets

January 18 - Cook Inlet Tug & Barge (CITB), a subsidiary of Foss Maritime, has agreed to purchase Crowley Vessel Sales Group’s assets in the Prudhoe Bay, Alaska region.
Views: 2944
Neeb builds bridges with Terex thumbnail image

Neeb builds bridges with Terex

January 17 - Neeb Crane has used a 500-tonne capacity Demag AC 500-8 all-terrain cranefor a bridge expansion project over the A1 freeway near Cologne, Germany.
Views: 4012
ALE returns to Texas topside thumbnail image

ALE returns to Texas topside

January 16 - ALE has placed the second of three modules on top of an offshore topside in Texas, USA.
Views: 3014
Weldex expands fleet with Liebherr thumbnail image

Weldex expands fleet with Liebherr

January 16 - UK-based crane contractor Weldex has taken delivery of a 1,000-tonne lifting capacity LR 11000 crawler crane from Liebherr.
Views: 2924
Rosyth welcomes MHC thumbnail image

Rosyth welcomes MHC

January 15 - The port of Rosyth, which is owned by Forth Ports, has taken delivery of a LHM 550 mobile harbour crane from Liebherr.
Views: 3594
Monpe moves with Faymonville thumbnail image

Monpe moves with Faymonville

January 15 - Monpe Ventures Heavy Haulage has used its ModulMax axle lines from Faymonville to move a 125-tonne suction pile in Ghana.
Views: 2733
Blue Water reaches for N.C. Nielsen delivery thumbnail image

Blue Water reaches for N.C. Nielsen delivery

January 14 - Danish heavy-duty equipment manufacturer N.C. Nielsen has delivered a reachstacker capable of lifting 152 tons (137.9 tonnes) to Blue Water Shipping.
Views: 3050
Liebherr R 1800-1.0 put to the test thumbnail image

Liebherr R 1800-1.0 put to the test

January 14 - Liebherr has successfully tested the load-bearing capability of its LR 1800-1.0 crawler crane, which was launched by the manufacturer in mid-2018.
Views: 2406
Atakaş adds Konecranes unit thumbnail image

Atakaş adds Konecranes unit

January 11 - Turkey’s Atakaş Port Business has acquired a rail-mounted mobile harbour crane from Konecranes.
Views: 3907
Terex makes Swiss sale thumbnail image

Terex makes Swiss sale

January 10 - Interkran has added a Demag AC 100-4L crane from Terex to its fleet.
Views: 3959
Mammoet gears up in Mozambique thumbnail image

Mammoet gears up in Mozambique

January 9 - Mammoet has mobilised a fleet of heavy lifting and transport equipment, along with specialised staff, to Mocímboa da Praia in Mozambique.
Views: 3125
Class 8 orders decline in December thumbnail image

Class 8 orders decline in December

January 9 - Preliminary data from ACT Research has signalled a decline in North American Class 8 heavy-duty truck orders for December 2018.
Views: 2534
FROM THE MAGAZINE: Demand and innovation blossom in haulage sector thumbnail image

FROM THE MAGAZINE: Demand and innovation blossom in haulage sector

January 8 - Demand in the USA for heavy-duty prime movers has shown little sign of abating. Industry analyst Freight Transportation Research (FTR) has reported continued growth in North American Class 8 orders for October 2018, writes David Kershaw.
Views: 3559
Equipment fit for a Viking thumbnail image

Equipment fit for a Viking

January 8 - Irlequip has supplied a 50-tonne capacity Grove GMK3050 mobile crane and equipment from Modulift to lift handcrafted boats in Wicklow, Ireland.
Views: 3371
LiftWerx launches BoxHook crane thumbnail image

LiftWerx launches BoxHook crane

January 7 - LiftWerx Solutions, a specialist in heavy lift technology and lifting solutions for wind turbine repair works, has launched the BoxHook up-tower crane. 
Views: 2888

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