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Equipment News from May 2019

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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: 2085
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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: 1824
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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: 1864
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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: 1882
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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: 2062
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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: 2366
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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: 2319
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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: 1974
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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: 1981
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Mammoet in Meyer takeover

May 22 - Mammoet has agreed to acquire heavy lifting, installation and assembly specialist Meyer Anlagenbau.
Views: 2533
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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: 2118
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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: 3007
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Mammoet expands in Westdorpe

May 17 - Mammoet has expanded its Westdorpe facility in the Netherlands to include onsite maintenance facilities.
Views: 2115
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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
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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: 2055
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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: 2181
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Cayon delivers with Cometto

May 13 - Groupe Cayon has handled the delivery of a transformer for an EDF substation in Gennevilliers, France.
Views: 2341
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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: 2166
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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: 2531
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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: 2335
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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: 2438
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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: 2487
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AKM places Terex order

May 3 - Munich-based AKM Autokranvermietung has placed an order with Terex for two Demag all-terrain cranes.
Views: 2534
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: 2492
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Cattani rebrands to Barnhart

May 1 - Illinois-based Cattani Crane is rebranding as Barnhart, the latter having acquired Cattani four years ago.
Views: 2573
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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: 2680
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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: 3093

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