• Customised Terex towers for Singapore
    on March 22, 2019 at 9:36 am

    Crane World Asia called on the team at Terex Cranes to manufacture 15 customized flat top tower cranes for the Singapore market. […]

  • Tadano Faun a positive choice for green living
    on March 22, 2019 at 9:33 am

    Weiland Kran & Transport has used a Tadano ATF 70G-4 for work on a ‘residential energy park’ in Hesse. The crane’s own green credentials complemented the environmental aims of the project, where residents homes aim to generate more energy than they use. […]

  • Pressed for time
    on March 22, 2019 at 9:23 am

    International machinery installations and removals specialist, JH Kemp Ltd, has used an Enerpac SL400 telescopic hydraulic gantry to relocate a Wilkins and Mitchell press weighing 70t at Salop Design & Engineering, a metal pressings and assemblies’ manufacturer in Telford, UK. […]

  • New synthetic chain choices
    on March 22, 2019 at 9:20 am

    Green Pin has introduced three new sizes of Green Pin Tycan and accompanying grade 10 steel components. […]

  • Benelux dealership for XCMG
    on March 22, 2019 at 9:17 am

    Newly-formed company Cranes For You has landed a Benelux dealership agreement with XCMG. […]

  • Terex promises seamless service
    on March 14, 2019 at 10:31 am

    As Terex prepares for the sale of Demag to Tadano, and the end of production of those mobile crane lines built in Oklahoma City (OKC), the company has taken steps to reassure customers of its ongoing commitment to service and support. […]

  • Terex towers for EU’s tallest building
    on March 14, 2019 at 10:28 am

    Terex CTT 332-16 and CTL 340-24 tower cranes are being used for the construction of the Varso Tower, EU’s tallest budiling. […]

  • Orders and deliveries
    on March 14, 2019 at 10:23 am

    UAE-based Al Faris Equipment Rentals has ordered 36 mobile cranes from Liebherr - twelve cranes from the new LRT rough terrain crane series and 24 all terrains. […]

  • Heavy-duty jib on Grove
    on March 14, 2019 at 10:21 am

    Australian rental company Metcalf Crane Services have used the integrated heavy-duty jib, known locally as a ‘machinery runner’, on a 250t Grove GMK5250L to handle the delicate unloading and installation of wall panels for a new rail corridor project in Seaford, Victoria. […]

  • Bigge launches online booking portal
    on March 14, 2019 at 10:18 am

    Bigge Crane and Rigging has launched a new crane rental booking portal OnlineCraneRental.com, aimed at its Gulf Coast customers. […]

  • Raise a glass: beer festival kit handled by Konecranes
    on February 15, 2019 at 12:27 pm

    The large ‘party tents’ that span Munich’s Oktoberfest are one of the icons of the festival, with enough room altogether for well over 100,000 revellers. Pletschacher, the Dasing-based company tasked with erecting the tents, employed a double-girder bridge crane and electric chain hoists supplied by Konecranes to assist the process. […]

  • Enhanced safety from latest Theta winch
    on February 15, 2019 at 12:09 pm

    Columbus McKinnon Engineered Products has launched its new Pfaff-silberblau Theta series safety electric wire rope winch. […]

  • Fast boat to China for kilotonne load shackle
    on February 15, 2019 at 12:03 pm

    A 1,000t load monitoring shackle produced by Scotload is being used by China’s National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC). […]

  • SpanSet acquires share of CoreRFID
    on February 15, 2019 at 11:50 am

    SpanSet, a Swiss manufacturer of lifting and height safety products, has acquired a stake in UK-based CoreRFID, the developer of the CheckedOK system which helps companies to comply with rules on safety and maintenance inspections. […]

  • AMC acquired by Axel Johnson
    on February 15, 2019 at 11:49 am

    Axel Johnson International’s Lifting Solutions business group has acquired AMC, a developer of products and services for non-destructive testing of steel wire ropes, using its own sensor technologies. […]

  • Speedy makes Reid investment
    on February 15, 2019 at 11:48 am

    Reid Lifting has delivered 75 lightweight gantry cranes to Speedy Hire. The order for the gantries is predominantly for models with 2,000kg working load limits. […]

  • ProMat 2019 set for Chicago this April
    on February 15, 2019 at 11:47 am

    ProMat 2019 will take place on April 8–11 in Chicago, bringing together exhibitors and visitors from across the supply chain. […]

  • Crosby acquires Straightpoint
    on February 15, 2019 at 11:44 am

    Lifting, rigging, and material handling hardware company The Crosby Group — based in Dallas, Texas — has completed the acquisition of Straightpoint UK (SP), a leading manufacturer of load cells and force measurement equipment. The value of the transaction has not been disclosed. […]

  • LEEA developing apprenticeship standard
    on February 15, 2019 at 11:30 am

    A Trailblazer Working Group (TWG) has been assembled by Baz Trewhella, project specialist at the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), to develop the apprenticeship standard for the lifting industry, following an intensive consultation campaign. […]

  • RSS modifies beam for steel manufacturer
    on January 17, 2019 at 6:10 am

    Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) has returned a 100t beam to Tata Steel UK’s plant at Port Talbot, Wales, following modification and testing. […]