Heavy Lift

AEM Hall of Fame Seeks Nominations for Class of 2020

May 5, 2020 – The Association of Equipment Manufacturers is seeking nominations for its class of 2020 Hall of Fame inductees.The AEM Hall of Fame recognizes the pioneers whose inventions, ideas, leadership and courage have contributed to the industry…

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  • May 5 @ 12:00 am

SC&RA Part of Group Urging Congress to Suspend Excise Tax on Heavy-Duty Trucks

May 5, 2020 – The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association has signed a letter to congressional leaders urging Congress to suspend the 12% federal excise tax on new heavy-duty trucks and trailers through 2021.SC&RA is one of 117 org…

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  • May 5 @ 12:00 am

Davis Co. Takes North America’s First Potain Hup M 28-22 Self-Erecting Crane

April 5, 2020 – Davis Company, a general contractor in fast-growing Reno, Nevada, has purchased the first Potain Hup M 28-22 self-erecting tower crane in North America. Davis first invested in a Potain in 2005, when it bought the first Igo MA 21 in N…

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  • May 5 @ 12:00 am

Stirnimann debuts three Potain Hup C 40-30 cranes on Swiss railway project

The first Potain Hup C 40-30 crawler mounted self-erecting cranes have been deployed on a job site in Switzerland. Construction equipment supplier and longstanding customer Stirnimann AG has supplied three cranes to contractor Implenia for the construction of a 1.2 km rail flyover at Renens VD station, close to Lausanne.

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  • May 4 @ 11:00 pm

A close call

Two men had a close call in the UK last week when the jib of a truck mounted platform dropped and crashed into the boom

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  • May 4 @ 7:00 pm

Straightpoint moves into Thailand

Load measurement manufacturer Straightpoint has appointed Thunder Oilfield Services as its distributor for Thailand.

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  • May 4 @ 7:00 pm

Blowing in the wind

Two men working from a suspended platform in Florida were given a scare last week after a storm hit as they worked.

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  • May 4 @ 7:00 pm

Skyjack boom upgrade

Skyjack has announced dual capacities and control upgrades to its 46 and 66ft telescopic boom lifts

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  • May 4 @ 7:00 pm

First Hup M 28-22 in US

US contractor Davis Company has ordered the first Potain Hup M 28-22 self-erecting tower crane in North America

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  • May 3 @ 7:00 pm

Hertz China acquisition completes

Chinese crane, access and construction equipment manufacturer LiuGong has completed its acquisition of Hertz China.

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  • May 3 @ 7:00 pm

New GM for Almac Pacific

Italian tracked scissor and boom lift manufacturer AlmaCrawler has appointed Bob Mules as general manager of Almac Pacific.

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  • May 3 @ 7:00 pm

The Great Realisation

We received a video yesterday that has no cranes, platforms or telehandlers BUT sends a powerful message in a gentle manner

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  • May 1 @ 7:00 pm

5,000 tonne crane collapses during test

The new 5,000 tonne Liebherr HLC 295000 offshore crane collapsed while on test in Rostock, Germany today

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  • May 1 @ 7:00 pm

Showing its reach

BKL has used its Liebherr LTM 1450-8.1 mobile crane to install air conditioning units on the roof of a new industrial building in Kösching in Bavaria, Germany.

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  • May 1 @ 7:19 am

Spider cranes for Johnson Arabia

Johnson Arabia has added spider cranes to its fleet for the first time, responding to growing demand for this crane type by its clients.

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  • May 1 @ 7:15 am

Davis Company leads Potain innovation once again with the first Hup M 28-22 self-erecting tower crane in North Amer

Davis Company, a general contractor in fast-growing Reno, Nevada, has purchased the first Potain Hup M 28-22 self-erecting tower crane in North America, once again leading the country in the adoption of new technology and innovation in self-erecting tower cranes. The company first invested in a Potain in 2005, when it purchased the first Igo […]

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  • April 30 @ 11:00 pm

Paul Moustis joins Stevenson’s expanded parts operation

Stevenson Crane Service is expanding its parts service offering.

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  • April 30 @ 7:17 pm

Palfinger confident

Palfinger has reported first quarter revenues down almost 11% with a steeper fall in profits

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  • April 30 @ 7:00 pm

Truck mounted spider lift

A UK company has been using a truck mounted platform and spiderman suit to help raise funds for the country’s National Health Service.

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  • April 30 @ 7:00 pm

New chairmen for IPAF Italy

Paolo Pianigiani and Roberto Geromin are the new chairmen of the IPAF Italian Country Council and Training Working Group respectively

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  • April 30 @ 7:00 pm

Snorkel becomes a Cat Allied Vendor

Caterpillar has appointed Snorkel as a preferred supplier under its ‘Cat Allied Vendor’ programme.

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  • April 30 @ 7:00 pm

LHM 600s for South Africa

South Africa’s Transnet Port Terminals has taken delivery of two Liebherr LHM 600 mobile harbour cranes

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  • April 30 @ 7:00 pm

Johnson Arabia adds spiders

Dubai based crane and access rental company Johnson Arabia is adding spider cranes to its fleet.

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  • April 30 @ 7:00 pm

Apex and IRE postponed

APEX and the IRE exhibitions, due to have been held in September have both been postponed until June 2021

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  • April 30 @ 7:00 pm

Tadano Demag production to restart

Production of mobile cranes at Tadano and Demag factories in Germany to restart on May 4.

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  • April 30 @ 11:44 am

Terex , Cropac Celebrate First-Quarter Tower Crane Orders

April 30, 2020 – Cropac Equipment with locations throughout Eastern Canada continues to see growing demand for Terex tower cranes throughout its distribution territory.During the first quarter of 2020, Cropac placed orders for 16 new Terex tower cran…

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  • April 30 @ 12:00 am

Specialized Carriers & Rigging Foundation Announces Scholarship Winners for 2020

April 29, 2020 – The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Foundation has selected the winners of its 2020 collegiate scholarship program as well as the first round of its vocational/technical scholarship winners.Five college and universit…

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  • April 30 @ 12:00 am

ASSP Joins Task Force to Help Employees Resume Work Safely

April 30, 2020 – The American Society of Safety Professionals has joined the first nationwide task force geared to help protect employees who are resuming work now and in a post-pandemic environment. Led by the National Safety Council, the Safe Actio…

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  • April 30 @ 12:00 am

Bauunternehmen Gründker entscheidet sich erstmals für Grove Mobilkran und übernimmt neuen GMK4090

Erstmals geht ein neuer Grove nach Glandorf, in den Südwesten von Niedersachsen: das Bauunternehmen mit Autokranvermietung August Gründker hat kürzlich einen GMK4090 AT-Kran übernommen. Auf der bauma 2019 hat der kompakte Vierachser mit seinem 51 m langen Hauptausleger und maximaler Tragfähigkeit von 90 t das Team von Gründker überzeugt. Um den Fuhrpark des Unternehmens zu […]

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  • April 29 @ 11:00 pm

Flat first quarter for United

US rental company United Rentals has posted its first quarter results with revenues roughly the same as last year

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  • April 29 @ 7:00 pm

200,000th XCMG crane

Chinese crane and aerial lift manufacturer XCMG has produced its 200,000th wheeled mobile crane.

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  • April 29 @ 7:00 pm

Solid quarter for Herc

US rental company Herc has reported a respectable first quarter result with higher rental revenues and rates.

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  • April 29 @ 7:00 pm

SC&RA presents Longevity Awards to 54 member companies

This year, 54 companies were presented Longevity Awards for their continuous membership in the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association over the past 70 years. The…

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  • April 29 @ 7:00 pm

Terex/Genie slip into the red

Genie has reported revenues almost 30 percent lower than last year along with an operating loss

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  • April 29 @ 7:00 pm

Enerpac’s new gantry accessories

Enerpac has introduced new accessories to boost the capabilities of its gantry range, including increased side shift options, skid track end stops, header beam sling guides and a power distribution unit for simpler power connectivity.

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  • April 29 @ 1:19 am

Hareket installs nine LPG bullet tanks

Hareket has completed the installation of nine LPG bullet tanks in the Duqm Refinery in Oman.

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  • April 29 @ 1:14 am

Coronavirus hits Hiab sales

Hiab, the knuckleboom and load handling subsidiary of Cargotec, has reported sales revenue of €302m for the first quarter of the year, down 5% compared to the same period in 2019.

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  • April 29 @ 1:06 am

Prangl installs airport pedestrian bridge

Prangl was tasked with installing a new pedestrian bridge at Vienna’s International airport in Austria.

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  • April 29 @ 12:55 am

Manta’s new Potains at work

Manta Equipment has received two brand new Potain MCT 565 M25 topless cranes in Singapore; both have been put to work.

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  • April 29 @ 12:48 am

First Terex 472-20 in Germany

HKV Schmitz + Partner has taken delivery of the first Terex CTT 472-20 flat top tower crane in Germany.

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  • April 28 @ 7:00 pm

NASC reports fewer accidents

The UK’s NASC has issued its 2020 safety report with members recording the lowest number of accidents to date

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  • April 28 @ 7:00 pm

Sales and profits leap for Zoomlion

Chinese crane and construction equipment manufacturer Zoomlion has published its 2019 results

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  • April 28 @ 7:00 pm

JLG half year results

JLG has seen revenues and profits slump as the Covid-19 crisis bites

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  • April 28 @ 7:00 pm

Six years of Potain cranes at ITER power plant construction site

Since the first concrete pouring at the end of 2014, a total of seven Potain cranes have successfully completed the civil engineering and concreting works for the new generation ITER nuclear power plant.

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  • April 27 @ 11:00 pm

Largest grapplesaw crane in America

Advanced Land Management and Tree Removal has taken delivery of the largest grapplesaw loader crane in North America.

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  • April 27 @ 7:00 pm

Magni electric scissors

Magni has added Dingli’s new 65ft JCPT2212DC narrow aisle and 65ft JCPT2223RTB Rough Terrain electric scissor lifts to its range

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  • April 27 @ 7:00 pm

Andrew M. Stewart R.I.P

We have received the sad news that Andy Stewart, national sales manager of Mantis Cranes UK has died

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  • April 27 @ 7:00 pm

Sales plunge at Manitou

Manitou has reported a sharp decline in first quarter revenues compared to last year

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  • April 27 @ 7:00 pm