• Tadano at industrial alcohol facility
    on September 16, 2019 at 11:58 am

    A Tadano ATF 220G-5 from Schwarze’s fleet was used for works at Kraul & Wilkening u. Stelling’s industrial alcohol facility in Hannover, Germany. The 220t crane was needed to relocate six silos and to lift a tank wagon onto a low-loader. […]

  • Tandem lift simulation
    on September 16, 2019 at 11:49 am

    CM Labs Simulations, developer of Vortex training simulators, is launching a new Mobile Crane Simulator Training Pack that includes the industry’s only simulated mobile crane tandem lift exercise, as well as a competency demonstration exercise that provides a safe, objective tool for employers to assess crane operator skills. […]

  • A1A’s new web tools
    on September 16, 2019 at 11:45 am

    A1A Software has introduced five new web tools for task specific lift planning activities in 3D Lift Plan. […]

  • North America’s first
    on September 16, 2019 at 11:40 am

    Portsmouth, Rhode Island-based Steel Giraffe has used its new Demag AC 45 City all terrain, the first in North America, for a project on the Mount Hope Bridge connecting the Rhode Island towns of Portsmouth and Bristol. […]

  • PM in flood damaged Dales
    on September 5, 2019 at 7:22 am

    Collett has delivered four giant steel tubes to the Yorkshire Dales, UK, which will be used to divert a waterway in order to allow the reconstruction of a damaged bridge. […]

  • Maxim acquires Solley
    on September 3, 2019 at 11:05 am

    Maxim Crane Works, and Solley Equipment & Rigging (Solley Crane) have entered into an agreement pursuant to which Maxim Crane will acquire Solley Crane. […]

  • HTC’s Salt to head up Wolffkran
    on September 3, 2019 at 11:04 am

    Peter Schiefer has handed over his position as CEO of Wolffkran to Duncan Salt, the company’s former head of sales and service. Salt joined Wolffkran in 2015, when the manufacturer acquired its UK crane supplier HTC Plant, where he had been general manager. […]

  • Modulift for modular
    on September 3, 2019 at 11:02 am

    Canadian modular building company Tilt Wall Ontario is using Modulift spreader beams for the construction of a new condo apartment block on the Muskoka Bay Resort in Gravenhurst, just north from Toronto. […]

  • Hoisting over obstacles
    on September 3, 2019 at 10:59 am

    Three large Liebherr mobile cranes were sent by crane and heavy haulage logistics contractor Maxikraft, to complete a tricky job at a chemical plant near Halle, Germany. […]

  • Flexible Faymonville plays the Joker
    on August 30, 2019 at 11:44 am

    Trailer manufacturer Faymonville has launched a new product range on the market for larger low bed combinations with the introduction of VarioMAX Plus. The manufacturer said the newly developed product for a payload of up to 105t at 12t axle load, combines the advantages of its ‘proven’ VarioMAX and CombiMAX systems. […]

  • Best supporting tractor
    on August 16, 2019 at 4:13 am

    A combination of Erikkila light crane systems and Kito hoists were installed at an innovative tractor manufacturing facility in Germany. […]

  • Container terminal expands fleet of automated RTGs
    on August 16, 2019 at 4:08 am

    The Terminal Petikemas Semarang (TPKS) container handling terminal in Central Java, Indonesia, recently extended the world’s first commercially-operated fleet of Konecranes automated rubber tyre gantry (ARTG) cranes with the addition of nine new cranes, bringing the terminal’s total to 20. The original ARTGs had already operated successfully for more than two years. […]

  • EMH launches enhanced EG Series hoist
    on August 16, 2019 at 4:05 am

    Engineered Material Handling (EMH) has introduced its EG Series hoist, which offers additional features to its E Series hoist for single-girder cranes. […]

  • New configurations for Demag KBK crane
    on August 16, 2019 at 4:00 am

    UK-based Demag Cranes & Components has added overhung and extending configurations to its KBK Aluline light crane system, to suit applications where there is a requirement to move loads beyond the dimensions of the crane runway span. […]

  • Bridge crane removed from Indiana steel facility
    on August 16, 2019 at 3:55 am

    Smith Erectors put together a complete rigging system, incorporating eight custom-made heavy-lift slings from Cortland, to remove a 20-year-old, 300t bridge crane from a Steel Dynamics Incorporated (SDI) steel mill in Indiana. […]

  • System keeps Eagle eye on crane movements
    on August 16, 2019 at 3:45 am

    Spain-based Airpes has launched its Eagle black box system, designed to monitor and log the hoist, trolley and bridge movements of high duty cycle cranes and hoists. […]

  • Slide of the Valkyrie: Verlinde helps robot stay upright
    on August 5, 2019 at 11:39 am

    Verlinde has supplied a hoist used as a fall-arrest mechanism for NASA’s Valkyrie humanoid robot, which is currently being tested at the University of Edinburgh, UK. […]

  • Cranes and load cells at new trailer facility
    on August 5, 2019 at 11:36 am

    A manufacturer of heavy equipment trailers has opened a new facility in South Dakota, fitted with a range of cranes and load monitoring equipment. […]

  • RSS oversee jib and beam tests at energy plant
    on August 5, 2019 at 11:29 am

    UK-based Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) has tested 24 jibs, runway beams and related hoists at a waste-to-energy plant in Wales. […]

  • Make the mould
    on August 5, 2019 at 11:27 am

    Chinese automotive die manufacturer Shanghai Superior Die Technology (SSDT) has worked with Konecranes to help meet its targets for smart manufacturing. […]