• New Raimondi Luffer
    on May 22, 2019 at 6:46 am

    Raimondi had some surprises for Bauma attendees, as it unveiled the new LR273 luffing jib crane and showcased the slewing unit, cabin mast and counterjib of the upcoming MRT573—the manufacturer’s largest tower crane to date. […]

  • A 66t flat-top from comansa
    on May 22, 2019 at 6:39 am

    Spanish manufacturer Comansa announced during Bauma the upcoming addition of another model to its wide range of large flat-top tower cranes, the 21LC1400. […]

  • Moving on Uperio
    on May 22, 2019 at 6:25 am

    At Bauma, Arcomet and Matebat presented their new name, Uperio. Will North spoke to Philippe Cohet, chairman of Matebat and CEO of Arcomet, about the move. […]

  • Breaking New Ground
    on May 22, 2019 at 6:10 am

    HSC Cranes and Link-Belt, which are both subsidiaries of Sumitomo Heavy Industries, shared a stand at this year's Bauma. Will North spoke to Satoshi Hamano, the new head of HSC’s dedicated crane sales operation, during a handover ceremony for the new SCX2800A-3. […]

  • Single lift for 34t bridge
    on May 21, 2019 at 9:54 am

    A Tadano ATF 400G-6 from French crane service provider Cantiniau Levage dismantled an entire highway overpass in one lift. […]

  • First Liebherr LR1800-1.0 goes to Spain
    on May 21, 2019 at 9:51 am

    Eurogruas 2000 took delivery of the first new Liebherr LR 1800-1.0 crawler crane, which was presented at Bauma 2019. […]

  • Braking ground
    on May 21, 2019 at 9:40 am

    Sweden’s Dellner Brakes, Germany’s Pintsch Bubenzer and Italy’s Rima have come together to form the Dellner Bubenzer Group, combining their offering as suppliers of braking products across the material handling, marine, industrial, oil, gas and wind energy sectors. […]

  • Crosby to acquire Gunnebo Industries
    on May 21, 2019 at 9:39 am

    The Crosby Group (Crosby), a leading global provider of lifting, rigging, and material handling hardware, has entered into an agreement to acquire Gunnebo Industrier Holding from Nordic private equity firm Segulah. The move follows Crosby’s acquisition, earlier this year, of UK load monitoring group Straightpoint. […]

  • Collett delivers 170t transformer
    on May 15, 2019 at 9:15 am

    Collett has transported a 17t Hyundai transformer from Port Sutton Bridge to Eaton Socon Substation in St. Neots, UK. […]

  • Skidding a transformer
    on May 15, 2019 at 9:06 am

    Portsmouth, UK-based lifting, transport and storage specialist Rapid Response Solutions (RRS) overcame a series of challenges to install a 45,000kg transformer at East Cowes Power Station on the Isle of Wight. […]

  • Reid Lifting acquired by Pure Lifting
    on May 14, 2019 at 6:46 am

    Reid Lifting, a UK-based manufacturer of lightweight gantry and davit cranes, has been purchased by Pure Lifting, for an undisclosed amount. […]

  • Reid additions to Speedy fleet
    on May 14, 2019 at 6:43 am

    UK-based rental company Speedy Hire has ordered 20 1,000kg-capacity lightweight gantry cranes from Reid Lifting. […]

  • R&M cranes installed at Indiana foundry
    on May 14, 2019 at 6:41 am

    Service Crane Co., which provides industrial cranes, workstation cranes and hoist systems, has installed six R&M crane systems at the newly-constructed Kimura Foundry America Inc. factory in Shelbyville, Indiana. […]

  • New site for HSI
    on May 14, 2019 at 6:28 am

    Handling Systems International (HSI) has purchased a new 57,000sq ft manufacturing facility in McCook, Illinois. […]

  • Brake maker expands sales team
    on May 14, 2019 at 6:20 am

    Pintsch Bubenzer, a manufacturer of disc and drum brakes for steel cranes and other severe-duty applications, has appointed Mike Sparks as regional sales manager and Jim Fields in service sales. […]

  • Quick stop hoist from Liftket
    on May 14, 2019 at 5:45 am

    Liftket has developed an electronically-controlled chain hoist with quick-stop function, which the company says is the first of its kind. […]

  • Online order configurator from hoist maker
    on May 14, 2019 at 5:44 am

    German hoist manufacturer Liftket has added an online configurator to its website, to enable customers to design a tailored electric chain hoist. […]

  • Konecranes supplies Chinese automotive manufacturer
    on May 14, 2019 at 5:41 am

    Konecranes has installed two open winch cranes at the new Nanjing Maxus factory of China’s largest automotive manufacturer SAIC Motor. […]

  • New sizes of Tycan fibre chain
    on May 14, 2019 at 5:38 am

    Green Pin has introduced three new sizes of its Tycan synthetic lifting chain, and accompanying grade 10 steel components. […]

  • Technical questions welcomed by LEEA
    on May 14, 2019 at 5:36 am

    The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) is encouraging its members worldwide to submit any technical question to [email protected] as part of the organisation’s Technical Triage system. […]