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New chairman for IPAF Irish Council

David Meeke of Balloo Hire is the new chairman of IPAF’s Irish Country Council

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  • October 26 @ 7:00 pm

More Sinbooms for Balloo

Irish rental company Balloo Hire has taken delivery of 100 Sinoboom scissor lifts

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  • October 26 @ 7:00 pm

Terex RT line leader

Terex has appointed Giancarlo Montanari as business line leader for Rough Terrain cranes

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  • October 26 @ 7:00 pm

33m Ruthmann XS

Ruthmann has added the 33 metre T 330 XS truck mounted platform to its range

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  • October 26 @ 7:00 pm

Liebherr expands UK HQ

Liebherr GB has broken ground on the expansion of its headquarters in Biggleswade, UK

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  • October 25 @ 7:00 pm

Zoomlion ZT68J for Shanghai Lvgong

Chinese rental company Shanghai Lvgong has taken delivery of one of the first 217ft Zoomlion ZT68J boom lifts

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  • October 25 @ 7:00 pm

42 tonne Galizia

Italian crane manufacturer Galizia has launched a new 42t battery powered pick & carry crane, the GF420

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  • October 25 @ 7:00 pm

Techno range from Fassi

Fassi has launched a new Techno range of loader cranes starting with the 119 t/m F1450R-HXP Techno

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  • October 25 @ 7:00 pm

First new LR in Colombia

Transportes Montejo has taken the first new Liebherr crawler crane to be delivered in Colombia

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  • October 24 @ 7:00 pm

Strong quarter for Herc

US rental company Herc has reported significant bounce back in terms of profitability.

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  • October 24 @ 7:00 pm

New sales manager for Statech

Czech aerial lift sales &rental company Statech has appointed Jacek Juszkiewicz as international sales manager

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  • October 24 @ 7:00 pm

Fatal fall

A man employed by the Alabama Department of Transport has died after he fell from the truck mounted lift

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  • October 24 @ 7:00 pm

Liebherr crawler in Colombia

Transportes Montejo has taken the first new Liebherr crawler crane to be delivered in Colombia

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  • October 24 @ 7:00 pm

First Demag AC300-6 in NZ

McCloud Cranes has taken delivery of the first 300 tonne Tadano/Demag AC300-6 to arrive in New Zealand

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  • October 24 @ 7:00 pm

Tadano to suspend production

Tadano is to temporarily suspend production at its manufacturing facilities in Japan due to supply chain issues

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  • October 22 @ 7:00 pm

Morlais ‘Mol’ /’Mo’ Davies 1962 – 2021

We have received the sad news that UK/New Zealand crane operator Morlais Davies has died

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  • October 22 @ 5:20 am

Taken for a ride

We have received a terrifying video of a crane lifting a scaffold tower with a man on the platform

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  • October 21 @ 7:00 pm

Morlais ‘Mol’ Davies 1960 – 2021

We have received the sad news that UK/New Zealand crane operator Morlais Davies has died

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  • October 21 @ 7:00 pm

Pace of growth slows at Manitou

Manitou has released its third quarter sales numbers showing slower growth but strong order intake

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  • October 21 @ 7:00 pm

59ft electric Airo scissor

Italian aerial lift manufacturer Airo has launched a new battery powered 59ft Rough Terrain scissor lift

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  • October 21 @ 7:00 pm

Alimak profit boost

Mastclimber & hoist group Alimak has reported a strong increase in third quarter profits

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  • October 20 @ 7:00 pm

Three STSs for Maher

US container operator Maher Terminals has ordered three Liebherr ship to shore cranes

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  • October 20 @ 7:00 pm

200 Skyjacks for Select

UK rental company Select Plant Hire has taken delivery of 200 Skyjack slab electric scissor lifts

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  • October 20 @ 7:00 pm

3,000 tonne crane incident

An incident occurred with a 3,000t crane being installed on offshore lifting vessel Alfa Lift that may delay its completion

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  • October 20 @ 7:00 pm

Cela launches trailer range

Italian truck and spider lift manufacturer Cela has launched a new range of trailer mounted lifts

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  • October 19 @ 7:00 pm

Kobelco duo for G H Johnson

UK’s G H Johnson Crane Hire has taken delivery of two new Kobelco lattice boom crawler cranes

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  • October 19 @ 7:00 pm

Terex adds third facility in Texas

Terex Utilities has opened a third service centre in Texas and confirmed the branch manager

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  • October 19 @ 7:00 pm

52m Palazzani for Pratonoleggi

Italian rental company Pratonoleggi has taken delivery of a 52m Palazzani XTJ 52+ spider lift

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  • October 19 @ 7:00 pm

New premises for TVH Equipment

Belgian rental company TVH Equipment has broken ground on a new building in Waregem, Belgium

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  • October 18 @ 7:00 pm

ARA with a difference

The ARA Show is being held this week in Las Vegas

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  • October 18 @ 7:00 pm

Positive Qtr. for Haulotte

French aerial lift & telehandler manufacturer Haulotte has reported further improvements in third quarter trading

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  • October 18 @ 7:00 pm

JCB’s hydrogen telehandler

JCB has unveiled a prototype of a hydrogen powered telehandler and announced a £100 million investment in hydrogen

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  • October 18 @ 7:00 pm

Skyjack upgrades SJ12 and SJ16

Skyjack unveiled new versions of its 12 and 16ft mast type lifts – the SJ12E and SJ16E at the ARA yesterday

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  • October 18 @ 7:00 pm

Zoomlion UK parts & service

Zoomlion has appointed Cherrypicker Shop as its parts and service provider in the UK

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  • October 18 @ 7:00 pm

New premises for TVH

Belgian international parts supplier TVH has broken ground on a new building in Waregem, Belgium

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  • October 18 @ 7:00 pm

Shuttlelift upgrades SCD15

Manitowoc introduced an updated version of its Shuttlelift SCD15 carry deck crane at the ARA yesterday

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  • October 18 @ 7:00 pm

Crane tips in Germany

The jib of a self-erecting tower crane came down onto the roof of a house in Köhlstrasse, Germany, on Friday

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  • October 17 @ 7:00 pm

New 38m Platform Basket

Italian spider lift manufacturer Platform Basket has launched a new 39m metre Spider lift

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  • October 17 @ 7:00 pm

Sennebogen tree care model

Sennebogen has added a new model to its range of tree care handlers with the introduction of its seven tonne 728 E

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  • October 17 @ 7:00 pm

Terex 35t TRT 35

Terex Cranes has launched its latest Rough Terrain crane in the TRT family, the 35 tonne TRT 35

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  • October 17 @ 7:00 pm

Natalina Merlo (1929-2021)

We have received the sad news that the co-founder of Merlo Telehandlers, Natalina Merlo has died

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  • October 17 @ 7:00 pm

Multitel changes Polish distribution

Multitel Pagliero has cancelled its distribution agreement with its partner in Poland – Multitel Polska

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  • October 17 @ 7:00 pm

Two new directors for Manitowoc

Manitowoc Crane has appointed Amy Davis and Robert Malone as non-executive directors, taking the board from eight to 10 members

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  • October 17 @ 7:00 pm

Tile and error

Spotted by a reader in France, a man working from the bucket of a telehandler to remove tiles from a roof

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  • October 14 @ 7:00 pm

Office of the CEO for Maxim

Maxim Crane has set up an interim ‘Office of CEO’ following the recent departures of CEO Bryan Carlisle and COO Frank Bardonaro

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  • October 14 @ 7:00 pm

Magni Benelux

Magni Telehandlers has opened a company store for the Benelux region in Belgium.

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  • October 14 @ 7:00 pm

New Access Alliance chairman

The Access Alliance has appointed George Marriott of Access Plus as chairman

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  • October 14 @ 7:00 pm

New MD for Mr Plant Hire

UK based rental company Mr Plant Hire has appointed Steven King as managing director

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  • October 14 @ 7:00 pm

Altrad acquires RMD Kwikform

Interserve has sold its RMD Kwikform access and formwork business to the French international scaffold group Altrad

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  • October 13 @ 7:00 pm

Snorkel upgrades tele booms

Snorkel has upgraded a number of its telescopic boom lifts with dual platform capacities

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  • October 13 @ 7:00 pm

Kiloutou Deutschland transport investment

Kiloutou Germany is making a major investment in its transport fleet, ordering 16 of the latest Meusburger semi-trailers

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  • October 13 @ 7:00 pm

70 Manitou booms for Beyer

German rental company Beyer-Mietservice has taken delivery of 70 Manitou boom lifts

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  • October 13 @ 7:00 pm

Crawler crane drops boom

A crawler crane boom came down onto a multi storey car park, being built at a health centre in Orlando yesterday.

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  • October 12 @ 7:00 pm

Arborist electrocuted

A tree worker died after contacting power lines from a platform in Belfast, N. Ireland

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  • October 12 @ 7:00 pm

Third 70m for Freo

Australian crane rental company Freo has taken delivery of a third 70m Bronto truck mounted platform

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  • October 12 @ 7:00 pm

New CFO for Terex

Terex has announced the recruitment of its next CFO – Julie Beck

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  • October 12 @ 7:00 pm

GMK5250XL-1 to S. America

Brazil’s Sistermi has taken the first 250 tonne Grove GMK5250XL-1 All Terrain crane in South America

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  • October 12 @ 7:00 pm

Toronto acquisition for Herc

US based Herc Rentals is to acquire Toronto, Canada, based Rapid Equipment Rental

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  • October 11 @ 7:00 pm

Kavanagh adds to fleet

Ireland’s Kavanagh Crane Hire has taken the country’s first Spierings eLift and its last Liebherr LTM 1130-5.1 crane

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  • October 11 @ 7:00 pm

2,000th Palfinger Light NX

Palfinger has delivered its 2,000th Light NX truck mounted lift to Swiss rental company UP

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  • October 11 @ 7:00 pm

Second 360 from JCB

JCB has added a second 360 degree telehandler to its range with the launch of the 5.5 tonne/25.5 metre 555-260R

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  • October 10 @ 7:00 pm

220t Tadano for Fricke-Schmidbauer

Germany’s Fricke-Schmidbauer Schwerlast has taken a new 220t Tadano ATF-220-5.1

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  • October 10 @ 7:00 pm

Gantic to offer Zoomlion

Zoomlion Access has appointed sales company Gantic as its distributor for Norway

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  • October 10 @ 7:00 pm

Truck mount overturn in Breda

A truck mounted platform overturned at a development in Breda, the Netherlands

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  • October 8 @ 7:00 pm

Truck mount overturn

A truck mounted lift overturned in Essex, UK, this week while used with a lighting rig

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  • October 8 @ 7:00 pm

Fatal incident in Netherlands

A man has died while travelling a spider lift in the Netherlands

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  • October 7 @ 7:00 pm

Who needs a harness when you have hi-viz?

Spotted earlier this week in Southampton, UK, a man in a truck mounted lift with little regard to some key safety measures

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  • October 7 @ 7:00 pm

Next generation BoSS

Access equipment manufacturer WernerCo has launched its all new 11ft BoSS PA-lift push around scissor lift

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  • October 7 @ 7:00 pm

BrandSafway takes German scaffolder

BrandSafway owner of SGB, Hünnebeck and Hydro Mobile has acquired Germany’s Gerüstbau Muehlhan

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  • October 7 @ 7:00 pm

20 Genie hybrids for Access Industrie

French rental company Acces Industrie has taken 20 new 45ft Genie Z- 45 FE 4×4 hybrid articulated boom lifts

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  • October 7 @ 7:00 pm

Norman Issitt 1951 – 2021

We have received the sad news that Norman Issitt of Crowland Cranes passed away suddenly on September 29th

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  • October 6 @ 7:00 pm

Chicago crane overturn is no crane

Reports that a large crane overturned yesterday at the Bryn Mawr Station in Chicago are incorrect,

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  • October 6 @ 7:00 pm

New industry for Mac Lennan

Sandvik mining has appointed access industry veteran Ronan Mac Lennan as global used equipment manager

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  • October 6 @ 7:00 pm

42m Easy Lift for Up Rent

Italian rental company Up Rent has taken delivery of a 41.4 metre Easy Lift R420HY spider lift

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  • October 6 @ 7:00 pm

Focus30 completes first job

Mammoet’s 2,500 tonne class Focus30 crane has completed its first job

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  • October 6 @ 7:00 pm

Faresin ‘next gen’ telehandlers

Faresin has launched the first model of a new generation of telehandlers in the form of the FS 7.32 Compact

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  • October 5 @ 7:00 pm

New 25t Tadano RT for Japan

Tadano has launched a new 25t Rough Terrain crane the GR-250N/Crevo 250 G5 targeted at the Japanese market

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  • October 5 @ 7:00 pm

New headquarters for Mateco

German aerial lift rental company Mateco has moved into its new corporate headquarters building

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  • October 5 @ 7:00 pm

New 20m from GSR

GSR has launched its all new 20.25 metre B210PXJ truck mounted platform

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  • October 5 @ 7:00 pm

Five Liebherrs for ABA

UK based ABA Crane Hire has started taking delivery of five new Liebherr All Terrain cranes

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  • October 4 @ 7:00 pm

45m Multitel for Berti

Italian rental company Berti has taken delivery of a 45m Multitel MJ 450 truck mounted platform

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  • October 4 @ 7:00 pm

Blackwell Capital acquires Stack

Blackwell Capital has acquired Wisconsin based used equipment dealer Stack Equipment

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  • October 4 @ 7:00 pm

Guess the ladder truck – UPDATED

A reader in the US has sent us an historic photograph from the early 1940s of an fire/rescue aerial ladder truck.

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  • October 4 @ 11:50 am

Hiab to expand US production

Hiab is expanding production in the face of several large crane and fork truck orders in the USA

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  • October 3 @ 7:00 pm

Vp Upbeat

UK based rental company Vp has issued an optimistic trading update for the period to the end of September

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  • October 3 @ 7:00 pm

Riwal rolls out online parts shop

Dutch international sales and rental company Riwal has added to its My Riwal Parts sales operation

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  • October 3 @ 7:00 pm

‘Blue Beast’ for ALL

US crane rental group All Erection and Crane Rental has taken delivery of a 700 tonne Liebherr LTM 1650-8.1 All Terrain crane

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  • October 3 @ 7:00 pm

First Ruthmann T510 HF for Hungary

Hungarian rental company Imre Kálmán has taken delivery of the country’s first 51m Ruthmann T510 HF

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  • October 3 @ 7:00 pm

Guess the ladder truck

A reader in the US has sent us an historic photograph from the early 1940s of an fire/rescue aerial ladder truck.

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  • September 30 @ 7:00 pm

First Böcker for Eastern Crane

UK’s Eastern Crane Hire has taken delivery of a AK 46/6000, its first Böcker aluminium truck crane

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  • September 30 @ 7:00 pm

More 360s for Beyer

German rental company Beyer-Mietservice has started taking delivery of a further 45 Magni RTH 360 degree telehandlers

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  • September 30 @ 7:00 pm

Wörle takes first T 700 in Germany

German rental company Wörle has taken the first 70m Ruthmann T 700 HF truck mount in the country

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  • September 30 @ 7:00 pm

18t Galizia for Sangwin

Sangwin Plant Hire has taken delivery of the first 18t Galizia GF180 pick and carry crane in the UK

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  • September 29 @ 7:00 pm

Sales & marketing VP for CraneWorks

US based sales and rental company CraneWorks has appointed Scott Wilson as vice president of sales and marketing, a new role for the company

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  • September 29 @ 7:00 pm

Another acquisition for Ritchie Bros.

Canadian equipment auctioneer Ritchie Bros. is to acquire the SmartEquip parts & service platform

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  • September 29 @ 7:00 pm

Lucky escape for tree worker

An insulated bucket truck caught fire on Tuesday in the town of Crown Point, on the south side of Chicago, Indiana

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  • September 29 @ 7:00 pm

Texas facility for Magni

Magni Telehandlers has acquired a new facility in Pasadena, South Houston, Texas.

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  • September 29 @ 7:00 pm

18t Galizia t for Sangwin

Sangwin Plant Hire has taken delivery of the first 18t Galizia GF180 pick and carry crane in the UK

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  • September 29 @ 7:00 pm

New MD for Leguan

Finnish aerial lift manufacturer Leguan Lifts has appointed Esa Vuorela as managing director

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  • September 29 @ 7:00 pm

Hybeko moves into Finland

Norway’s Hybeko has acquired Rostek-Tekniikka, the Genie distributor for Finland in an all share deal.

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  • September 28 @ 7:00 pm

Another tree worker electrocution

A tree worker died yesterday after he touched an overhead power line in Pleasant Springs, near Madison, Wisconsin

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  • September 28 @ 7:00 pm

Double first for East Cork

East Cork Crane Hire has taken delivery of the first 120t Liebherr LTM 1120-4.1 and 700t LTM 1650-8.1 in Ireland

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  • September 28 @ 7:00 pm

IPAF rolls out ePAL

IPAF has rolled out its new digital ePAL app in 26 countries with a further 20 to follow

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  • September 28 @ 7:00 pm

Maxim Crane departures

Bryan Carlisle and Frank Bardonaro, the chief executive and chief operating officer of Maxim Crane works, are leaving the company

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  • September 27 @ 7:00 pm

JLG goes 360

JLG is to add 360 degree telehandlers to its product range, in a partnership deal with Dieci, starting with three models from 21 to 30 metres

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  • September 27 @ 7:00 pm

New membership category for IPAF

IPAF has launched a new ‘Safety Professional’ member category, aimed at those in health & safety or related supervisory roles

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  • September 27 @ 7:00 pm

Crane overturn in Houston

A large mobile crane overturned in Midtown, Houston, Texas last night

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  • September 27 @ 7:00 pm

New 31m telescopic spider lift

Ruthmann unveiled the new Bluelift ST31 telescopic spider lift at the Platformers’ Days event in Germany

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  • September 27 @ 7:00 pm

Terex Cranes appoints Modern Machinery

Terex Cranes has appointed Modern Machinery Far East as its authorised distributor for Rough Terrain and tower cranes of the Far East of Russia

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  • September 27 @ 7:00 pm

JCB remains profitable

UK based telehandler manufacturer JCB has released its basic profit & loss information for 2020

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  • September 26 @ 7:00 pm

New CEO for Kiloutou Germany

French rental company Kiloutou has appointed Sébastien Ferjault as managing director for Kiloutou Deutschland

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  • September 26 @ 7:00 pm

Stafford acquires Soima

Arizona based rental company Stafford Crane has acquired Portuguese tower crane manufacturer Soima Cranes

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  • September 26 @ 7:00 pm

Vertikal Days 2021 – Day 2

We bring you a series of photos from the second sunny day at Vertikal Days

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  • September 24 @ 7:00 pm

Vertikal Days 2021 Day two

We bring you a series of photos from the second sunny day at Vertikal Days

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  • September 24 @ 7:00 pm

TVH to provide Sinoboom parts

Sinoboom Europe and TVH have agreed a spare parts supply partnership.

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  • September 23 @ 7:00 pm

Vertikal Days a glimpse of day 1

Here are a few glimpses of the opening day of Vertikal Days 2021 in Peterborough

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  • September 22 @ 7:00 pm

Vertikal Days 2021 pictures

A few glimpses of the opening day of Vertikal Days 2021 in Peterborough

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  • September 22 @ 7:00 pm

Raimondis for the Seef

Dubai’s Urban Trading and Contracting has taken four Raimondi MRT159 tower cranes

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  • September 22 @ 7:00 pm

Lithium-ion Snorkel boom

Snorkel will unveil a lithium-ion battery powered version of its 46ft A46JRT articulated boom lift

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  • September 21 @ 7:00 pm

Vertikal Days opens today

Vertikal Days 2021 will open its doors at 10:00 this morning

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  • September 21 @ 7:00 pm

Versalift goes direct in Sweden

Versalift is to open a company store in Sweden to distribute its vehicle mounted lifts

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  • September 21 @ 7:00 pm

Kato for Sutton

UK’s Sutton Crane Hire will take delivery of a 13t Kato CR-130Rf city type All Terrain crane

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  • September 21 @ 7:00 pm

Second all electric Maeda

Maeda is to showcase the prototype of its latest electric powered spider crane with its 2.98 tonne MC305CB-3

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  • September 20 @ 7:00 pm

New Versalift pick up

Versalift UK has gained full type approval on its new 13.5 metre Isuzu mounted VTA135-H pick-up platform

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  • September 20 @ 7:00 pm

New CTE for Vertikal Days

CTE has confirmed the arrival of the all new 24 metre MP 24 C truck mounted lift in time for Vertikal Days

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  • September 20 @ 7:00 pm

Vertikal Days build up begins

The Vertikal Days build up really got underway yesterday here are a few random pics

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  • September 20 @ 7:00 pm

Grove support in Singapore

MCA has been appointed Grove parts & service provider for Singapore

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  • September 20 @ 7:00 pm

80 JLGs for Arentis

Dutch rental company Arentis has ordered 80 JLG boom and scissor lifts

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  • September 20 @ 7:00 pm

David Burns R.I.P

We have received the tragic news that David Burns of Speedy Powered Access has died

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  • September 19 @ 7:00 pm

Ahern Denmark goes live

Ahern International opened its new distribution subsidiary, Ahern Denmark, on Friday

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  • September 19 @ 7:00 pm

Dal-Lago to distribute Verton

Remote controlled lifting beam manufacturer Verton has appointed Dal-Lago as distributor for the GCC and India

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  • September 19 @ 7:00 pm

60 Snorkels for US government

The US government has ordered 60 fully specified 46ft Snorkel A46JRT articulated boom lifts

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  • September 19 @ 7:00 pm

Reporting during Vertikal Days week

The UK Vertikal team has moved to Peterborough for Vertikal Days, which will have impact our news reporting this week

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  • September 18 @ 7:00 pm

Vertikal Days next week!

Vertikal Days opens its doors next week and it’s a show not to be missed!

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  • September 16 @ 7:00 pm

First new crane for Grube

German steel erector Grube & Steffien has taken its first new crane, a 40 tonne Tadano HK 40

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  • September 16 @ 7:00 pm

Goldhofer adds N.American dealers

German trailer manufacturer Goldhofer has appointed three new distributors for North America

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  • September 16 @ 7:00 pm

Another strong quarter for Ashtead

Ashtead, owner of Sunbelt Rentals in the USA, UK and Canada has reported a strong first quarter.

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  • September 15 @ 7:00 pm

John Leslie Iles 1937- 2021

We have only just received the sad news that telehandler pioneer John Iles has died

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  • September 15 @ 7:00 pm

First LR 1700s to Germany

Germany’s Hofmann and Wasel have taken the first 700t Liebherr LR 1700-1.0 crawler crane

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  • September 15 @ 7:00 pm

Man basket fall

Two men fell from a man basket attached to a crane in Recklinghausen, Germany on Friday

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  • September 15 @ 7:00 pm

Generation 6 for Goeyvaerts

Belgian port equipment rental company Goeyvaerts has ordered two Generation 6 Konecranes Gottwald habour cranes

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  • September 15 @ 7:00 pm

Multitel adds Nordic dealer

Multitel Pagliero has appointed sales and service company Liftgruppen as distributor for Sweden and Norway

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  • September 15 @ 7:00 pm

18t luffer from Jaso

Crane manufacturer Jaso will launch its new 18t J189HPA hydraulic luffing tower crane at Vertikal Days

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  • September 15 @ 7:00 pm

Liebherr MK 73-3.1 for Scholpp

Scholpp has taken delivery of the first Liebherr MK 73-3.1 mobile self-erecting tower crane in Germany

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  • September 15 @ 7:00 pm

Second quarter bounce back for Haulotte

Haulotte has reported its full results for the six months to the end June

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  • September 14 @ 7:00 pm

Trackunit and ZTR’s IIoT to merge

Trackunit has acquired the Industrial IoT division of US based ZTR

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  • September 14 @ 7:00 pm

First LTM 1230-5.1 in Africa

Africa’s Allied Crane Hire has taken the first 230t Liebherr LTM 1230-5.1 on the continent

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  • September 14 @ 7:00 pm

Boom lift over the side

A man was badly injured yesterday while loading a boom lift in Sydney, Australia

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  • September 14 @ 7:00 pm

Strong year for System Lift

System Lift, the German association of independent rental companies, has reported increased revenues

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  • September 14 @ 7:00 pm

Successful Karlsruhe debut for Platformers

Germany’s first Platformers’ Days held away from its original location in Hohenroda took place in Karlsruhe this weekend

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  • September 13 @ 7:00 pm

Workplatform boosts sales team

UK based sales company and Genie dealer Workplatform has appointed Stuart Parker as regional account manager

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  • September 13 @ 7:00 pm

Another Kato for O’Carroll

Irish crane rental company O’Carroll is set to take delivery of a 25 tonne Kato CR-250v city crane

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  • September 13 @ 7:00 pm

Snorkel sales rep for Scotland

Snorkel UK has appointed Alec Boyle as technical sales & product manager for Scotland and north east England

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  • September 13 @ 7:00 pm

Brian Ross Blackburn 1952 – 2021

We have received the sad news that Brian Blackburn, previously chief principal engineer at JLG McConnellsburg has died

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  • September 13 @ 7:00 pm

Fatal UK crane incident – UPDATED

A man has died after he was struck by a load as a crane tipped in Bristol, UK this morning

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  • September 12 @ 7:00 pm

Fatal UK crane incident

A man has died after he was struck by a load as a crane tipped in Bristol, UK this morning UPDATED

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  • September 12 @ 7:00 pm

JLG 670SJ Self-Leveling in production

After years of development, the 67ft JLG self-levelling boom lift, the 670SJ, has finally reached the production stage

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  • September 12 @ 7:00 pm

Fatal load drop UK

A man has died after he was struck by a load dropped by a crane in Bristol, UK this morning

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  • September 12 @ 7:00 pm

Palfinger to close Krefeld manufacturing site

Palfinger is to relocate production from its aerial work platform plant in Krefeld North Rhine-Westphalia to its facility in Löbau, Saxony

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  • September 12 @ 7:00 pm

New CEO for NowWow

UK based virtual rental company NowWow Hire has appointed Anthony Pearlgood as chief executive

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  • September 12 @ 7:00 pm

First Bronto S47XR in Oz

Australian rental company JM Tower Hire has taken the first 47m Bronto Skylift S47XR truck mounted lift in the country

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  • September 12 @ 7:00 pm

CMC bulletin update

Spider lift manufacturer CMC has updated its bulletin for S25/83HD+ /S28/92HD+ models asking owners to remove them from service if the previously announced retrofit has not been carried out yet.

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  • September 10 @ 7:00 pm

CMC UK formed

Italian spider lift manufacturer CMC has taken a stake in its UK distributor which becomes CMC UK

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  • September 9 @ 7:00 pm

Foster to offer Sany crawlers

Palfinger Sany has appointed UK sales company Foster Cranes as its telescopic crawler crane distributor

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  • September 9 @ 7:00 pm

First AC 7.450-1 goes to Wiesbauer

German crane company Wiesbauer has taken delivery of the first 450t Tadano AC 7.450-1 All Terrain crane

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  • September 9 @ 7:00 pm

First AC7.450-1 goes to Wiesbauer

German crane company Wiesbauer has taken delivery of the first 450t Tadano AC 7.450-1 All Terrain crane

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  • September 9 @ 7:00 pm

Magni covers Texas

Texas First Rentals/Holt Crane & Equipment have been appointed as Magni telehandler dealers for Texas

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  • September 9 @ 7:00 pm

Another acquisition for Alta

Alta Equipment is to acquire Gibson Machinery, an equipment dealer based near Cleveland, Ohio

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  • September 8 @ 7:00 pm

LGMG adds to Euro team

Chinese manufacturer LGMG has strengthened its European team, recruiting Verania Costa

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  • September 8 @ 7:00 pm

After sales manager for Sinoboom

Chinese aerial lift manufacturer Sinoboom has appointed Karel Verheul as senior after sales manager for Europe

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  • September 8 @ 7:00 pm

Third LHM for TLCPA

Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority in, Toledo, Ohio has taken delivery of a LHM 550 mobile harbour crane

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  • September 8 @ 7:00 pm

Genie builds RT scissors in Italy

Genie has begun producing it ‘69’ series of compact Rough Terrain scissor lifts at its European plant in Umbertide, Italy

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  • September 8 @ 7:00 pm

First Bobcat 360s for Russia

Russian mining company MMC Norilsk Nickel has taken the first Bobcat 360 degree telehandlers in the country

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  • September 8 @ 7:00 pm

Stirnimann moves into Denmark

Potain has appointed its Swiss distributor Stirnimann as its distributor for Denmark

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  • September 8 @ 7:00 pm

Just two weeks to go!

There are just two more weeks left until the long awaited return of Vertikal Days

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  • September 7 @ 7:00 pm

Manitou to show all electric MRT

Manitou will unveil the all new 6,000kg/22m MRT 2260E all electric 360 degree telehandler at Matexpo tomorrow

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  • September 7 @ 7:00 pm

Fossil free steel

Steel producer SSAB has entered into a partnership with Cargotec to produce fossil free steel for its products

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  • September 7 @ 7:00 pm

217ft ZT68J in action

Zoomlion’s newly launched 217ft ZT68J self-propelled boom lift has completed its first job in China

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  • September 7 @ 7:00 pm

France’s first Spierings eLift cranes

French rental group Mediaco has ordered the first zero-emission Spierings eLift self-erecting mobile tower cranes in France

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  • September 7 @ 7:00 pm

19m van mount from Klubb

Klubb has announced the launch a 19m van mount, the KT18PZ, which will be unveiled at this week’s Matexpo show in Belgium

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  • September 6 @ 7:00 pm

Parts manager for MEC

MEC Aerial Work Platforms has appointed Alan Shank as parts customer service manager

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  • September 6 @ 7:00 pm

Merlo UK dealer appointment

Merlo UK has appointed BH Plant Sales as its dealer for Cumbria and north east England

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  • September 6 @ 7:00 pm

90m Ruthmann for Mediaco

French crane and access rental group Mediaco has ordered four big Ruthmann truck mounted lifts including a 90m T 900 HF

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  • September 6 @ 7:00 pm

Terex RT for Roadcraft

UK rental company Roadcraft Crane Hire has taken delivery of an 80t Terex RT1080L Rough Terrain crane

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  • September 6 @ 7:00 pm

Dinolift adds hybrid truck mount

Finnish manufacturer Dinolift has launched a new hybrid truck mounted lift, the 23 metre 230VTH

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  • September 5 @ 7:00 pm

Crane Fruehauf returns

UK truck and loader crane sales and rental company MV Commercial has acquired trailer manufacturer Fruehauf

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  • September 5 @ 7:00 pm

France‘s first Genie Z-62/40 TraX

French rental company Sofranel has taken the first 62ft Genie Z-62/40 TraX boom lift to be delivered in France

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  • September 5 @ 7:00 pm

BKL MD retires

Franz Schwaiger a managing director and chief financial officer of German crane company BKL is retiring

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  • September 5 @ 7:00 pm

CTE UK adds to sales team

CTE UK has appointed Eddie George as sales manager for the north of the UK

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  • September 2 @ 7:00 pm

Top 30 entries open

It’s that time of the year again when Cranes & Access starts collecting data for its Top 30 UK/Ireland rental company guide.

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  • September 2 @ 7:00 pm

Topped boom

A delivery truck loaded with platforms struck a bridge yesterday ripping the superstructure from a telescopic boom lift

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  • September 2 @ 7:00 pm

UK product marking delay

The UK government has delayed the deadline for applying its new alternative to the CE mark

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  • September 2 @ 7:00 pm

Rental Guys acquires America Rents

Northern Californian general rental company Guy Rents which trades as Rental Guys, has acquired the assets of Nevada based America Rents

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  • September 2 @ 7:00 pm

27 new apprentices for Tadano

Mobile crane manufacturer Tadano has recruited 27 new apprentices at its German production plants

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  • September 2 @ 7:00 pm

New Link-Belt truck crane

Link Belt will launch a new 120 ton/110 tonne four axle truck crane this autumn/fall, the 120|HT

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  • September 2 @ 7:00 pm

New CEO for CEA

The UK based Construction Equipment Association (CEA) has appointed Suneeta Johal as its new chief executive

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  • September 1 @ 7:00 pm

Multitel distribution partnership for Germany

Becker Arbeitsbühnen the German distributor for Multitel has agreed a deal in which Sahalift will look after end user sales

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  • September 1 @ 7:00 pm

New MD for Euraccess

UK sales and service company Euraccess has appointed Richard Onslow as managing director

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  • September 1 @ 7:00 pm

Holland Lift appoints Euraccess

Dutch aerial lift manufacturer Holland Lift has appointment Euraccess as distributor for the UK and all of Ireland.

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  • September 1 @ 7:00 pm

First Manitou ‘E’ booms for Hird

UK rental company Hird has taken the first seven 59ft Manitou 200 ATJ E battery electric boom lifts in the UK

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  • August 31 @ 7:00 pm

Another crane tree incident

Two men were injured yesterday after the truck crane they were using overturned onto a house in Issaquah, Washington, south west of Seattle

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  • August 31 @ 7:00 pm

HBC-Radiomatic looks to autonomous controls

German remote control specialist HBC-Radiomatic has formed a partnership with German autonomous control specialist Reichhardt Steuerungstechnik

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  • August 31 @ 7:00 pm

Custom platforms for channel tunnel

Palfinger has built 16 special rail mounted work platforms for maintenance work on the channel tunnel

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  • August 31 @ 7:00 pm

Five dead after crane’s boom buckles

Five people died and two others were injured when a crawler crane boom buckled while lifting a 30m rebar form

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  • August 30 @ 7:00 pm

800 tonner for Darcy Pacheco

Brazilian heavy lift group Darcy Pacheco has taken delivery of an 800t Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 All Terrain crane.

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  • August 30 @ 7:00 pm

New GM for Terex Utilities

Terex has appointed Darryl Niven as general manager of Terex Utilities

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  • August 30 @ 7:00 pm

John Gillespie memorial service

A celebration of life for Australian crane man John Gillespie will be held at 10.55 AES time on August 31st

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  • August 29 @ 7:00 pm

Fatal boom incident on Interstate

A fatal boom lift incident occurred Friday, in Paw Paw, Michigan when a large truck struck a boom lift, working on Interstate 1-94

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  • August 29 @ 7:00 pm

Tadano Demag merger takes another step

Tadano has taken another step in the merger of the Tadano and Demag brands, with new worldwide website

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  • August 29 @ 7:00 pm

Fatal tower crane collapse

A tower crane crashed to the ground on Thursday while being dismantled at a site in Nairobi, Kenya, leaving nine dead

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  • August 27 @ 7:00 pm

New London base for Aspire

UK rental company Aspire group is moving to an all new, facility in London

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  • August 26 @ 7:00 pm

First 1,200t goes down under

Australian crane rental company LCR has taken the country’s first 1,200t Demag AC 1000-9 crane

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  • August 26 @ 7:00 pm

New name in low level access

Italian manufacturer Gromet has launched two new Axolift low level aerial work platforms

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  • August 26 @ 7:00 pm

Ruthmann adds assembly centre

Ruthmann has added a new assembly centre at its headquarters in Gescher-Hochmoor, Germany.

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  • August 26 @ 7:00 pm

Two new SVPs for Point of Rental

Point of Rental has appointed Chase Kincaid and Matt Ross as senior vice presidents of sales and global finance

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  • August 25 @ 7:00 pm

Snorkel sales pick up

Aerial lift manufacturer Snorkel saw first half revenues climb 19 percent to $71.7 million, while more than halving its net losses

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  • August 25 @ 7:00 pm

Quarter century for Ferro

Europe’s largest telescopic boom section manufacturer, Ferro Umformtechnik has celebrated its 25th anniversary

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  • August 25 @ 7:00 pm

Four weeks until Vertikal Days

Vertikal Days opens at its new venue in Peterborough in less than four weeks time

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  • August 25 @ 7:00 pm

Tadano upgrades AC 130

Tadano has added the Flex Base outrigger system to the 130t Demag AC 130-5 All Terrain crane

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  • August 25 @ 7:00 pm

Fatal power line contact

A man has died after coming too close to overhead power lines in Woodbridge, Virginia, yesterday

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  • August 24 @ 7:00 pm

New Benelux dealer for ELS

Turkish aerial lift manufacturer ELS Lift has appointed Coron Access as distributor for the Benelux region

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  • August 24 @ 7:00 pm

Nine Liebherrs for King Lifting

UK crane rental company King Lifting has started taking nine new Liebherr All Terrain cranes

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  • August 24 @ 7:00 pm

Latest Konecranes for Brazil

Brazil’s Super Terminais has ordered its first Konecranes Gottwald pedestal harbour cranes

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  • August 24 @ 7:00 pm

David Arthur Wilson 1937-2021

David Wilson, a joint founder of UK rental company Charles Wilson Engineers has died

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  • August 23 @ 7:00 pm

RT overturn in S. Carolina

A Rough Terrain crane overturned in downtown Charleston, South Carolina, yesterday

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  • August 23 @ 7:00 pm

10 Tadanos for Baran

Polish crane rental company Robert Baran Crane Group has ordered 10 Tadano All Terrain and crawler cranes

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  • August 23 @ 7:00 pm

Haulotte Sigma for AVL

German rental company AVL Arbeitsbühnenvermietung has taken delivery of one of the first 46ft Haulotte Sigma 16 Pro boom electric lifts in the region

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  • August 23 @ 7:00 pm

New sales manager for ePicker

Alan Dotts has been appointed sales manager at Texas based stock picker/pallet truck distributor ePicker

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  • August 23 @ 7:00 pm

US acquisition for Hiab

The Hiab division of Cargotec is to acquire the US demountable truck body hoist manufacturer Galfab

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  • August 22 @ 7:00 pm

Wiesbauer acquires Florian Herbold cranes

German crane and heavy transport specialist Wiesbauer has acquired the crane business of heavy transport and recovery company Florian Herbold

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  • August 22 @ 7:00 pm

Manitex rebounds

US based crane and aerial lift manufacturer Manitex has reported a strong first half recovery

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  • August 22 @ 7:00 pm

Arthur Arundel 1924 – 2021

We have learnt of the passing of Arthur Arundel, who worked for many years at UK crane and excavator company Priestman

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  • August 20 @ 7:00 pm

New HQ for Felbermayr

Austrian crane, access rental and heavy transport company Felbermayr has moved into new headquarters

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  • August 19 @ 7:00 pm

Middle Man dissatisfaction

In the past month or so, we have heard repeated complaints about low overhead ‘middle men’ in the rental business

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  • August 19 @ 7:00 pm

Herc acquires CBS in Texas

Herc Rentals is to acquire the assets of Texas based CBS Rentals

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  • August 19 @ 7:00 pm

Pick & carry crane fatality

A man has died this morning following a crushing incident involving a Franna pick & carry crane in Stapylton, Queensland, Australia

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  • August 18 @ 7:00 pm

50 Snorkels for Rentem

German rental broker Rentem has purchased more than 50 Snorkel aerial work platforms for delivery later this year.

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  • August 18 @ 7:00 pm

Speedy expands in Scotland

UK rental company Speedy has opened two regional service centres in Scotland

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  • August 18 @ 7:00 pm

IPAF Rental+ manager

IPAF has appointed Martin Wraith to the newly created role of IPAF Rental+ manager

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  • August 18 @ 7:00 pm

New 230t for NMT

UK crane rental company NMT has taken delivery of a new 230t five axle Liebherr LTM 1230-5.1 All Terrain crane

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  • August 18 @ 7:00 pm

Hong Kong tree trimming fatality

A female tree worker died earlier this morning when the boom of the truck mounted platform/bucket truck she was working from suffered a structural failure

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  • August 17 @ 7:00 pm

John William Gillespie 1952-2021

We have received the absolute tragic news this morning that John Gillespie, a leading light of the Australian crane, has died

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  • August 17 @ 7:00 pm

Arborist fatality

A tree worker died while pruning trees from a spider lift in Holland, Michigan on Monday after his platform apparently suffered a structural failure

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  • August 17 @ 7:00 pm

Second 220t Tadano for Hiap Heng

Singapore crane rental company Hiap Heng has taken a second 220t Tadano ATF 220G-5 All Terrain crane

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  • August 17 @ 7:00 pm

New 72ft boom from LGMG

Chinese manufacturer LGMG has launched a new 72ft dual capacity telescopic boom lift, the T22J

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  • August 17 @ 7:00 pm

Further JMG for Merritts

UK heavy moving company Merritts has added a full electric JMG MC 160 pick & carry crane to its fleet

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  • August 17 @ 7:00 pm

Manitowoc acquires Aspen

Manitowoc is to acquire Aspen Equipment a crane dealer and body builder installer based in Minnesota

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  • August 16 @ 7:00 pm

Man jumps clear of boom lift

A man was forced to jump from a platform of a burning boom lift in Alabama, USA on Saturday

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  • August 16 @ 7:00 pm

Second 750t Liebherr for Paradiso

Italian crane rental company Paradiso has taken delivery of a second 750t Liebherr LG 1750 lattice truck crane

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  • August 16 @ 7:00 pm

Gottwald for Canadian port

North America’s Logistec Stevedoring has ordered a Konecranes Gottwald Model 7 mobile harbour crane

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  • August 16 @ 7:00 pm

70t Sennebogen for Transconvoi

French heavy haulage company Transconvoi has taken delivery of a 70t Sennebogen 673 E telescopic crawler crane

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  • August 16 @ 7:00 pm

Five fatalities in India

News came in over the weekend of two fatal lifting related incidents in India

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  • August 15 @ 7:00 pm

Speedy switches to HVO

UK based Speedy Powered Access is claiming to be the first to use HVO fuel as standard

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  • August 15 @ 7:00 pm

LEEA regional council down under

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) has formed a regional council for Australia and New Zealand

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  • August 15 @ 7:00 pm

ELS appoints SNM in France

Turkish aerial lift manufacturer ELS Lift has appointed SNM Lift as its low level distributor for France

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  • August 15 @ 7:00 pm

AC 45 for KVS

German crane rental company KVS has taken delivery of a Demag AC 45 City All Terrain crane

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  • August 15 @ 7:00 pm

Crane overturns in Sacramento

A big All Terrain crane overturned in central Sacramento, California, on Saturday, while setting up for a lift

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  • August 14 @ 7:00 pm

Mills rebounds

Brazil’s Mills has confirmed two earlier acquisitions, announced a $63 million investment in new platforms and released its results

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  • August 12 @ 7:00 pm

Two acquisitions and a major investment from Mills

Brazil’s Mills has confirmed two acquisitions along with an $63 million investment in new platforms and released it half year results

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  • August 12 @ 7:00 pm

Yorkshire crane fire

A five axle All Terrain crane caught fire yesterday morning on the A64 road near Tadcaster in North Yorkshire, UK

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  • August 12 @ 7:00 pm

Big booms for BSI

German service and rental company BSI has taken delivery of several big Genie SX-125, SX-135 and SX-180 telescopic boom lifts

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  • August 12 @ 7:00 pm

New UK distribution centre for Werner

Ladder, tower and low level access manufacturer WernerCo is building a new UK distribution centre

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  • August 12 @ 7:00 pm

Ritchie Bros to acquire Euro Auctions

Equipment auctioneer Ritchie Bros is to acquire Euro Auctions in an all share deal that values it at £775 million

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  • August 12 @ 7:00 pm

Strong quarter for H&E

US based sales and rental company H&E Equipment Services has reported a strong fourth quarter

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  • August 11 @ 7:00 pm

130t Liebherr for ICLS

UK based ICLS has taken delivery of a 130t five axle Liebherr LTM 1130-5.1 All Terrain crane

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  • August 11 @ 7:00 pm

Eagle Haulotte investment

UK rental company Eagle Platforms has placed a £3 million order for the latest Haulotte platforms.

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  • August 11 @ 7:00 pm

Full recovery for Wacker Neuson

Sales and profits at telehandler manufacturer Wacker Neuson have rebounded to pre-covid levels

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  • August 11 @ 7:00 pm

New guidance for windfarm ground preparation

ICSA has released a new document – ‘Mobile Crane Ground Preparation for Wind Farm Construction’

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  • August 10 @ 7:00 pm

2,000th Liebherr 34 K crane

Liebherr has delivered its 2,000th 34 K self-erecting tower crane

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  • August 10 @ 7:00 pm

Zoomlion appoints AJ Access in UK

It’s official! Zoomlion has appointed AJ Access as its powered access distributor for the UK.

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  • August 10 @ 7:00 pm

Alf Odrell 1940 – 2021

We have received the sad news that Swedish access industry veteran Alf Odrell passed away yesterday

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  • August 9 @ 7:00 pm

Tadano bounces back into profit

Tadano has released its first quarter financial results showing flat revenues but a return to profitability

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  • August 9 @ 7:00 pm

Crane driving wish comes true

Laura Nuttall, 21, has terminal brain cancer, operating a crane was high on her ‘bucket list’ and thanks to Ainscough she has ticked it off

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  • August 9 @ 7:00 pm

New marketing manager for MEC

California based aerial lift manufacturer MEC Aerial Work Platforms has appointed Barry Lawson as marketing manager

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  • August 9 @ 7:00 pm

HC3 JLG boom for Rehm

German rental company Rehm Arbeitsbühnen has taken delivery of one of the first new 86ft tri-capacity JLG 860SJ HC3 telescopic boom lifts in the country

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  • August 9 @ 7:00 pm

LGMG adds to N. American team

LGMG North America is has hired Eric Liner as senior vice president of National Accounts

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  • August 9 @ 7:00 pm

Two injured in truck mount overturn

Two men were seriously injured in Germany last week when the truck mounted lift they were working from overturned

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  • August 8 @ 7:00 pm

Cadman converts to HVO

UK rental company Cadman Cranes claims that half its fleet now runs on HVO fuels

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  • August 8 @ 7:00 pm

UK fatalities on the rise

The UK’s HSE has issued its workplace fatality figures with the number of deaths up 25 percent from 2019/20

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  • August 8 @ 7:00 pm

Demag AC 45 for Autokrane Neu

German rental company Autokrane Neu has taken delivery of a new three axle 45 tonne Demag AC45 City

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  • August 8 @ 7:00 pm

Boom lift’s extra counterweight

Revenue officers discovered Heroin worth €12.3 million hidden in the counterweight of a boom lift at Rosslare Europort in Co Wexford, Ireland yesterday

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  • August 5 @ 7:00 pm

£7.5m investment for Quick Reach

UK rental company Quick Reach has ordered 270 new platforms, telehandlers and fork lifts in an order totaling £7.5 million.

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  • August 5 @ 7:00 pm

Cargotec CEO to take charge

Mika Vehviläinen of Cargotec will lead the merged Cargotec/Konecranes business while Konecranes CEO Rob Smith will leave the company in December

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  • August 5 @ 7:00 pm

Quick Reach invests £7.5m

UK rental company Quick Reach has ordered 270 new platforms, telehandlers and fork lifts in an order totaling £7.5 million.

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  • August 5 @ 7:00 pm

Quick Reach invests £7.5 million

UK rental company Quick Reach has ordered 270 new platforms, telehandlers and RT Fork lifts, worth around £7.5 million, for delivery over the next six months.

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  • August 5 @ 7:00 pm

Manitowoc gains momentum

Manitowoc has reported its half year/second quarter results which show a strong pick up in orders, sales and profitability

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  • August 5 @ 7:00 pm

Easy Lifts for Loxam Italy

Loxam Italy has purchased four new Easy Lift spider lifts, two 16 metre R160s and two 18 metre R180s

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  • August 5 @ 7:00 pm

Fatal tower incident

An aluminium scaffold tower overturned in high winds at a football match in Brisbane, Australia on Sunday killing one of the spectators

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  • August 5 @ 7:00 pm

New boom for Tadano ATs

Tadano is upgrading its 100t ATF-4.1 to the 110t AC 4.110-1, while the ATF-120-5.1 becomes the AC 5.120-1

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  • August 4 @ 7:00 pm

30 new Ruthmanns for Beyer

German rental company Beyer Mietservice has taken delivery of 30 new Ruthmann TBR –TBR and TB truck mounted platforms

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  • August 4 @ 7:00 pm

Third Tadano HK40 for MSG

MSG Krandienst has taken its third new 40 tonne Tadano HK40 truck crane

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  • August 4 @ 7:00 pm

IPAF’s international safety committee

IPAF has created a new international safety committee to assist with the development and implementation of global standards

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  • August 4 @ 7:00 pm

Third location for Select Cranes Sales

US based Select Crane Sales has opened a third location as it celebrates five years in business.

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  • August 4 @ 7:00 pm

New director for RSS

UK lifting and rigging equipment supplier Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) has promoted Tony Teeder to regional account director

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  • August 3 @ 7:00 pm

Ulferts & Wittrock to leave System Lift

Germany’s Ulferts & Wittrock is to pull out of System Lift the rental company associaiton

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  • August 3 @ 7:00 pm

More Haulottes for Mainsa

Spanish rental company Mainsa has taken delivery of 30 new Haulotte aerial work platforms

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  • August 3 @ 7:00 pm

New MD for Liebherr USA

Liebherr has appointed Kai Friedrich as joint managing director at Liebherr USA

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  • August 3 @ 7:00 pm

New name for Power-Lift Deutschland

German aerial lift dealer Power-Lift Deutschland has changed its name

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  • August 3 @ 7:00 pm

Changes to Vertikal.net

You might have noticed some changes to Vertikal.net – especially the archive

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  • August 3 @ 7:00 pm

Liebherr to switch to pure HVO

Liebherr is to switch its mobile and crawler cranes from diesel to pure HVO fuels produced with renewable energy

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  • August 2 @ 7:00 pm

Hoeflons for City Lifting

UK based City Lifting is expanding its fleet with three all electric Hoeflon spider cranes

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  • August 2 @ 7:00 pm

32 Easy Lifts for Boels

Dutch international rental group Boels is taking delivery of a further 32 Easy Lift spider lifts

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  • August 2 @ 7:00 pm

Trio of heavy lifts

Dutch international heavy lift company Mammoet has carried out three big lifts with its PT 5O ring crane at India’s Paradip Refinery

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  • August 1 @ 7:00 pm

Mateco acquires Debru

International rental company Mateco has acquired Dutch aerial lift rental company Debru Hoogwerker Verhuur

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  • August 1 @ 7:00 pm

Two Europelifts for Wocken

German rental company Wocken Industriepartner has taken delivery of two Europelift trailer lifts

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  • August 1 @ 7:00 pm

Marketing & development director for Sinoboom

Sinoboom has appointed Jolene Pariso as marketing and business development director

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  • August 1 @ 7:00 pm

Record quarter from Palfinger

Loader crane and aerial lift manufacturer Palfinger has reported a record second quarter for both sales and profit

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  • July 29 @ 7:00 pm

Street light stretch

A reader in California sent us a photograph showing a man maintaining a street light from a ladder tower

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  • July 29 @ 7:00 pm

Manitou adds to the first half rebound

French aerial lift and telehandler manufacturer Manitou has issued its first half revenue and operating income information

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  • July 29 @ 7:00 pm

Strong quarter for Genie

Terex has issued its first half results with show a strong second quarter bounce back for both of its business sectors

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  • July 29 @ 7:00 pm

300 Hiabs for Chausson Matériaux

French builders merchant Chausson Matériaux has ordered 300 Hiab loader cranes

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  • July 29 @ 7:00 pm

Massive bounce back at JLG

JLG’s results for the nine months of its fiscal years show massive third quarter increases in sales and profits.

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  • July 28 @ 7:00 pm

Polish dealer for Palazzani

Italian spider lift manufacturer Palazzani has appointed sales and rental company Lift24 as its distributor for Poland

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  • July 28 @ 7:00 pm

First Liebherr for Bruns

German crane rental company Bruns has taken delivery of its first Liebherr All Terrain crane, a 70t LTM 1070-4.2

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  • July 28 @ 7:00 pm

Genie appoints new president

Terex has appointed Simon Meester as president of Genie, he has been chief operating officer since June last year

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  • July 28 @ 7:00 pm

Power surge for Hiab

Cargotec, owner of Hiab, Kalmar and MacGregor has reported a strong first half.

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  • July 27 @ 7:00 pm

Strong first half for Konecranes

Finnish port crane and material handling manufacturer Konecranes has reports a strong first half performance

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  • July 27 @ 7:00 pm

Alimak loses BMU manager

Mark Casey the executive vice president of Alimak’s BMU – Building Maintenance Unit – division is leaving the company

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  • July 27 @ 7:00 pm

ATN Piafs for Huet

French rental company Huet Location has taken delivery of several new ATN tracked mast booms

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  • July 27 @ 7:00 pm

120t Tadano for GE

German rental company GE Gräser-Eschbach has taken delivery of a 120t Tadano ATF 120-5.1 All Terrain crane

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  • July 27 @ 7:00 pm

Irish dealer for CTE

CTE has appointed Glendun Plant Sales of Dungannon Northern Ireland as its dealer for all Ireland

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  • July 27 @ 7:00 pm

New Spierings eLift for Kuiphuis

Dutch rental company Kuiphuis has received a new electric/hybrid powered six axle 10t Spierings SK1265-AT6 eLift mobile self- erecting tower crane

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  • July 27 @ 7:00 pm

Craig ‘Vinny’ Morelli 1969 – 2021

We have received the sad news that Craig Morelli, compliance & quality manager at the LEEA- Lifting Equipment Engineers Association has died

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  • July 27 @ 7:00 pm

Kiloutou acquires Salmat/Jean-Bart Location

France’s Kiloutou has strengthened its coverage in northern France with the acquisition of Salmat Location/ Jean Bart Location

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  • July 26 @ 7:00 pm

Link-Belt RT for marina

US marina Chief Marine Group has taken delivery of a 80 tonne Link-Belt RTC-8090 Rough Terrain crane

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  • July 26 @ 7:00 pm

Tower crane over in Milan

A small tower crane collapsed onto an apartment block in Rozzano on the south side of Milan, Italy yesterday

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  • July 26 @ 7:00 pm

Four SX-180s for LoxamHune

Spanish rental company Loxam Hune has taken delivery of four 180ft Genie SX-180 boom lifts

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  • July 26 @ 7:00 pm

New AGM battery for platforms

Canadian battery manufacturer Discover Battery has introduced a range of dry cell batteries for aerial work platforms

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  • July 26 @ 7:00 pm

AC 220 for Allen Cranes

Irish sales and rental company Allen Mobile Cranes has taken delivery of a 220t Demag AC 220-5 All Terrain crane

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  • July 26 @ 7:00 pm

First LTM 1110 in Ireland

Irish rental company O’Hagan Crane Hire has taken delivery of the first 110t Liebherr LTM 1110-5.1 All Terrain crane in the country

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  • July 26 @ 7:00 pm

Strong first half for Herc

US based rental company Herc Rental has reported a strong first half in terms of both revenues and profit growth

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  • July 25 @ 7:00 pm

Profit boost for Alimak

Hoist, mast climber and building maintenance platform manufacturer Alimak has reported its half year results

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  • July 25 @ 7:00 pm

Chinese crane operator falls to her death

Chinese tower crane operator, Xiao Qiumei, 23, fell to her death last week while filming her daily update for her 100,000 followers on TikTok

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  • July 25 @ 7:00 pm

Fourth LTM 1060 for Cadman

UK rental company Cadman Cranes has taken delivery of the fourth 60t Liebherr LTM 1060 All Terrain crane

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  • July 25 @ 7:00 pm

Russian dealer for Snorkel

Snorkel has appointed Russian sales and rental company Arslift as distributor

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  • July 25 @ 7:00 pm

104m Bronto for Spain

Spanish rental company Grúas Estación has taken delivery of a 104m Bronto Skylift S104HLA truck mounted platform

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  • July 25 @ 7:00 pm

Private equity investor for Klubb

Private equity firm Andera Partners has acquired a “significant” stake in French vehicle mounted lift manufacturer Klubb

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  • July 22 @ 7:00 pm

102m Palfinger for Taiwan

Chi Deh has taken the first 102 metre Palfinger P 1000 truck mounted platform in Taiwan

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  • July 22 @ 7:00 pm

GGR adds to product range

UK based crane/glass handling sales and rental company GGR held an open day at its premises in Haddenham yesterday

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  • July 22 @ 7:00 pm

GAM acquires Recamasa

Spanish sales and rental company General de Alquiler de Maquinaria (GAM) has acquired forklift specialist Recamasa

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  • July 22 @ 7:00 pm

Third AC City for Meier

German crane rental company Meier Kran has taken delivery of a 45t Demag AC 45 City All Terrain crane

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  • July 22 @ 7:00 pm

Next generation Valla for Hird

UK sales and rental company Hird has taken delivery of an 8t Valla V80R pick & carry crane

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  • July 21 @ 7:00 pm

Platform Hire takes lithium Snorkels

UK’s Platform Hire has taken delivery of the first two lithium ion battery powered Snorkel S3970RTE scissor lift

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  • July 21 @ 7:00 pm

David Single R.I.P

We have received the sad news that Australian aerial lift and telehandler veteran David Single has died after a long illness

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  • July 21 @ 7:00 pm

First crane for Pekabex

Polish prefabricated concrete manufacturer Pekabex has purchased its first mobile crane, a 180t Liebherr LTM 1160-5.2

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  • July 20 @ 7:00 pm

Mateco opens in Malaga

Mateco Spain has opened a new full service branch in Malaga, barely a month after opening in Navarra

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  • July 20 @ 7:00 pm

Military grade Jekko

The Belgian armed forces has taken delivery of a military grade eight tonne Jekko SPX1280 spider crane

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  • July 20 @ 7:00 pm

Palfinger demo tour

Palfinger has organised a European demo tour for its P 170 TXE-E Smart Plus and P 300 KS truck mounted platforms

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  • July 20 @ 7:00 pm

Further Magnis for Luibl

Germany’s Luibl Rental & Sales has taken delivery of 15 Magni 360 degree telehandlers.

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  • July 20 @ 7:00 pm

CEO change at Raimondi

Italian tower crane manufacturer Raimondi has appointed Diego Borgna as acting chief executive, replacing Domenico Ciano

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  • July 19 @ 7:00 pm

Manitowoc acquires H&E crane business

Manitowoc is to acquire the crane business of Louisiana based equipment dealer and rental company H&E Equipment Services

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  • July 19 @ 7:00 pm

New CEO for Doosan Infracore Europe

Doosan has appointed Chris ‘Kwanhee’ Jeong as chief executive of Doosan Infracore Europe, sister company to Bobcat

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  • July 19 @ 7:00 pm

2,600t Huisman for Daewoo

Korean shipbuilder Daewoo has ordered a 2,600 tonne Huisman leg encircling crane

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  • July 19 @ 7:00 pm

Gigalift takes 15,000th Ruthmann

German rental company Gigalift has taken the 15,000th Ruthmann truck mounted platform

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  • July 19 @ 7:00 pm

One Stop acquires Lord Hire

UK rental company One Stop Hire has acquired rental and sales company Lord Hire Centres

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  • July 18 @ 7:00 pm

First CE Aspen for Facelift

UK rental company Facelift has ordered the first Aspen A-62 underbridge inspection platform in Europe

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  • July 18 @ 7:00 pm

Sinoboom scissors for SWAT

UK rental company SWAT Access has taken delivery of 10 Sinoboom slab electric scissor lifts

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  • July 18 @ 7:00 pm

100t Tadano for one crane band

German recovery company R. Moll has taken delivery of a 100t Tadano ATF 100G-4 All Terrain crane

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  • July 18 @ 7:00 pm

Pink Helix for charity

German rental company Bleser has purchased a pink Helix mast boom to help raise money for German Cancer Aid

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  • July 16 @ 7:00 pm

New Liebherr flat top

Liebherr has added to its EC-B flat top tower crane range with the introduction of the10t 205 EC-B 10.

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  • July 15 @ 7:00 pm

GGR new product launch open day

UK crane/glass handling supplier GGR will launch several new products next week at an open day in Haddenham, Bucks

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  • July 15 @ 7:00 pm

AB2K expands fleet

Scottish rental company AB2K has taken delivery of a 60t Liebherr crane and six heavy duty tractor units

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  • July 15 @ 7:00 pm

Potain upbeat in China

Potain has reported a significant rise in orders for its flat top tower cranes in China

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  • July 15 @ 7:00 pm

All electric RTs from Snorkel

Snorkel has begun production on its new range of all electric compact Rough Terrain scissor lifts

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  • July 15 @ 7:00 pm

£7.5 million loss for Ainscough

UK based Ainscough Crane hire has reported a sharp drop in revenues, resulting in a £7.53 million pre-tax loss

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  • July 14 @ 7:00 pm

Canadian sales manager for Sinoboom

Sinoboom North America has appointed Jim Moxey as regional manager for Canada

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  • July 14 @ 7:00 pm

Russia manager for Sinoboom

Sinoboom has appointed Andy Verich as market development director for Russia and the CIS countries

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  • July 14 @ 7:00 pm

New Grove tele crawler

Grove has launched a new 100tonne/ 110 ton long boomed telescopic crawler crane, the GHC110.

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  • July 14 @ 7:00 pm

Changes to UK PPE rules

The UK’s HSE is launching a consultation on changes to the Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations

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  • July 14 @ 7:00 pm

3D printed crane hook

Dutch heavy crane manufacturer Huisman has tested a 350 tonne crane hook created by a 3D printer.

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  • July 14 @ 7:00 pm

Hybrid delivery vehicle

UK contractor Oliver Connell & Sons has taken delivery of a 23t/m Palfinger on the latest Scania Hybrid chassis

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  • July 14 @ 7:00 pm

New 70t Tadano AT

Tadano has announced a new 70 tonne four axle – Stage V – All Terrain crane today, the AC 4.070L-1 and AC 4.070-1

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  • July 13 @ 7:00 pm

Potain adds another MCT

Potain has added another flat top tower crane to its Chinese built MCT range with the introduction of the MCT 135

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  • July 13 @ 7:00 pm

10 Genie ZX-135 for Dayim

Saudi Arabia’s, Dayim Equipment Rental has ordered 10 units of Genie’s ZX-135/70 articulated boom lifts

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  • July 13 @ 7:00 pm

Fatal tower crane incident in Canada

A fatal tower crane incident occurred yesterday in Kelowna, British Columbia,, while it was being dismantled

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  • July 13 @ 7:00 pm

New trailer from Scheuerle

German heavy duty trailer manufacturer Scheuerle has launched a new modular K25 L transporter

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  • July 12 @ 7:00 pm

AC 45 for NKS

German crane company Niessen Kran-Service (NKS) has taken a 45t Demag AC 45 City crane

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  • July 12 @ 7:00 pm

Partnerlift appoints Gärtner

Partnerlift, the German association of rental companies, has appointed Ralf Gärtner as network manager

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  • July 12 @ 7:00 pm

53 new cranes for Maxim

US based Maxim Crane Works has ordered 51 Grove AT and RT cranes and two Manitowoc crawlers

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  • July 11 @ 7:00 pm

LGMG strengthens support team

LGMG has appointed Matthias Lundell as service manager, based at the company’s Netherlands ofices

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  • July 11 @ 7:00 pm

Genie dealer for West Africa

Genie has appointed ICOM as its distributor and service partner for North West Africa

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  • July 11 @ 7:00 pm

First spider for Wavetrade

UK crane rental company Wavetrade has taken delivery of its first spider crane, a four tonne Hoeflon C10

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  • July 11 @ 7:00 pm

Liebherr trio for K&W

German crane rental and recovery company K&W Autokrane has ordered three Liebherr All Terrain cranes

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  • July 11 @ 7:00 pm

26 Sany RMGs for China

China’s port of Mawan, located near the Hong Kong border, has taken 26 Sany rail mounted gantry cranes

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  • July 11 @ 7:00 pm

TVH ownership changes

The Vanhalst family has sold its 40% stake in TVH Parts to publicly listed Belgian conglomerate D’Ieteren Group

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  • July 8 @ 7:00 pm

The life of Brian

A-Plant/Sunbelt service engineer Brian Symcox has celebrated 50 years with the company

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  • July 8 @ 7:00 pm

Terex RT parts sales rep

Terex Cranes has appointed Cheryl Landis as aftermarket parts sales representative, North America.

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  • July 8 @ 7:00 pm

Turkish dealer for Terex RTs

Terex Cranes has appointed Urcan Makina as its Rough Terrain crane distributor for Turkey

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  • July 8 @ 7:00 pm

Maritime milestone for Liebherr

Liebherr has shipped the 1,300th maritime crane from its Rostock facility since production began in 2005

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  • July 8 @ 7:00 pm

Platforms return to Hohenroda

This week the third Innovationstage der Höhenzugangstechnik event was held in Hohenroda, Germany

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  • July 8 @ 7:00 pm

Terex MP acquires MDS

Terex Materials Processing – which includes the crane business – has acquired MDS International

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  • July 7 @ 7:00 pm

Uplifter launches ‘The Beast’

Germany’s Uplifter has launched a new glazing robot, the 1,125kg Glassworker GW 1125

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  • July 7 @ 7:00 pm

New Dinglis for Mainline

UK rental company Mainline Access has taken two Dingli electric boom lifts

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  • July 7 @ 7:00 pm

New cab Grove for Gagarin

Germany’s Gargarin has taken the first Grove crane the new carrier cab

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  • July 7 @ 7:00 pm

Hagedorn acquires Wasel

Germany’s Hagedorn Group has acquired German crane/heavy move specialist Wasel

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  • July 6 @ 7:00 pm

Kiloutou expands in Spain

French international rental group Kiloutou has acquired Diaz-Miquelez in Spain

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  • July 6 @ 7:00 pm

Second Palazzani for Riminigru

Italian rental company Riminigru has taken a second 43m Palazzani XTJ 43+ spider lift

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  • July 6 @ 7:00 pm

LHM 420 replaces 22 year crane

Germany’s Rhenus Midgard has taken a Liebherr LHM 420 mobile harbour crane

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  • July 6 @ 7:00 pm

Haulotte adds service centre

Haulotte Shanghai has added a new service centre in Wuhan, China.

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  • July 6 @ 7:00 pm

New director for EnerMech

International engineering group EnerMech has appointed James Phu Nguyen as Asia director

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  • July 5 @ 7:00 pm

Self-erector rolls

A self-erecting tower crane rolled over while on tow In Waltenhausen, Germany Saturday

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  • July 5 @ 7:00 pm

70m Bronto duo for W.Schnitger

German rental company W. Schnitger has purchased two 70m Bronto S70XRs

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  • July 5 @ 7:00 pm

Acme Lift to focus on Hitachi rental

Acme Lift is selling its aerial lift fleet to United, and expanding its Hitachi earthmoving fleet

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  • July 5 @ 7:00 pm

230t Liebherr for McGovern

UK rental company McGovern Crane Hire has taken a 230t Liebherr LTM 1230-5.1

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  • July 4 @ 7:00 pm

70 Liebherrs for new tower crane fleet

Germany’s Hüffermann has ordered 70 Liebherr to set up a new tower crane division

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  • July 4 @ 7:00 pm

Surviving a shock

A Texas man is who touched overhead power lines with an aerial lift faces a long recovery

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  • July 4 @ 7:00 pm

First US Pulseo scissor lift

US rental company EFI has taken the first Haulotte Pulseo RT scissor lift in N.America

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  • July 4 @ 7:00 pm

Crane overturn in NY

A truck crane/boom truck setting steel overturned in Queens, New York on Friday

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  • July 2 @ 7:00 pm

Crane overturn in Germany

A large crane overturned while installing a tower crane in Boppard, Germany on Thursday

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  • July 2 @ 7:00 pm

Upbeat Bravi

Italian low level platform manufacturer Bravi Platforms has reported 40% growth in the first half of the year

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  • July 1 @ 7:00 pm

Alimak adds UK acquisition

Alimak is acquiring UK façade access specialist Cento Engineering Group

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  • July 1 @ 7:00 pm

110T Liebherr for Klema

German rental company Klema Kranverleih has taken delivery of a new 100 tonne Liebherr LTM 1110-5.1 five axle All Terrain crane

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  • July 1 @ 7:00 pm

New Bronto fire rescue platform

Bronto Skylift has launched a new 32m F32TLK truck mounted fire rescue platform

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  • July 1 @ 7:00 pm

GSR teams up with CEM

Italian truck mounted lift manufacturer GSR has appointed Milan based CEM as a strategic distribution partner

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  • June 30 @ 7:00 pm

CTE for Kiloutou Italy

French international rental group Kiloutou has purchased 23 CTE truck mounted lifts for its Italian operations

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  • June 30 @ 7:00 pm

Tracked Haulotte masts for Australia

Australian rental company United Equipment has taken he first 12.5ft Haulotte Star 6 crawler mast lifts

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  • June 30 @ 7:00 pm

Platform failure at Racecourse

Two cameramen fell from the platform of a vehicle mounted lift at Hamilton Racecourse in Scotland yesterday

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  • June 29 @ 7:00 pm

Fatal boom lift incident

A man died Sunday while another sustained serious injuries when the boom lift, t

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  • June 29 @ 7:00 pm

1000t wind crawler for Sarens

International crane and heavy lift company Sarens has taken delivery of a 1,000t Liebherr LR 11000 crawler crane

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  • June 29 @ 7:00 pm

IPAF safety report published

IPAF has issued its annual Global Safety Report and accident statistics

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  • June 29 @ 7:00 pm

Fourth 220t Tadano for Eisele

German crane rental company Eisele has taken delivery of another 220t Tadano ATF 220-5.1 All Terrain crane

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  • June 29 @ 7:00 pm

Ruthmann launches T 300 XS

Ruthmann has launched a new, more compact version of its 30 metre T 300 truck mounted platform

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  • June 28 @ 7:00 pm

Milestone for Potain dealer

Belgian equipment distributor Belgium Lifting Equipment (BLE) has sold its 500th Potain self-erecting tower crane

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  • June 28 @ 7:00 pm

29 new Liebherrs for Wagenborg

Dutch heavy lift company Wagenborg Nedlift has formulated a fleet replacement programme with Liebherr

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  • June 28 @ 7:00 pm

Select expands NJ premises

US crane sales and rental company Select Crane Sales has expanded its Branchburg premises in New Jersey

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  • June 27 @ 7:00 pm

Live tracking from AFI

UK access rental company AFI has equipped its delivery fleet with live tracking systems

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  • June 27 @ 7:00 pm

Demag 160 for Fideli

Italian crane rental company Fedeli Noleggi has taken delivery of a new 160 tonne Demag AC 160-5

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  • June 27 @ 7:00 pm

What could possibly go wrong?

We have received a disturbing video of a truck crane trying to lift a large oil tanker that ends in disaster

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  • June 24 @ 7:00 pm

350 TM 12s for Boels

Dutch international rental group Boels has purchased 354 12ft Snorkel TM12 mast lifts.

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  • June 24 @ 7:00 pm

350 TM 12 for Boels

Dutch international rental group Boels has purchased 354 12ft Snorkel TM12 mast lifts.

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  • June 24 @ 7:00 pm

Three Böckers for Hofmann

German crane rental company Hofmann has taken delivery of a Böcker truck crane, trailer crane and spider crane

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  • June 24 @ 7:00 pm

Four eLifts for Sarens

Belgium’s Sarens has ordered four zero-emission Spierings eLift self-erecting mobile tower cranes

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  • June 24 @ 7:00 pm

First ATF 60G-3 for Spain

Spain’s Grúas Cigales has taken delivery of the first Tadano ATF 60G-3 All Terrain crane in the country

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  • June 23 @ 7:00 pm

Crane boom failure blocks canal

The boom of a 400t lattice crawler dropped on Sunday, while lifting a conveyor bridge in Charleroi, Belgium

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  • June 23 @ 7:00 pm

More truck mounts for Krösche

Germany’s Krösche-Kran Service has taken delivery of two Liebherr LTF 1045-4.1 truck cranes

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  • June 23 @ 7:00 pm

New crane head for EnerMech

International engineering group EnerMech has appointed Steve Swanson as head of cranes and lifting, Africa

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  • June 23 @ 7:00 pm

90m Palfinger for Roxu

Spanish crane and access rental company Grúas Roxu has taken a 90m Palfinger P900 truck mounted platform

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  • June 23 @ 7:00 pm

More Tadanos for Krösche

Germany’s Krösche-Kran Service has taken delivery of two Tadano LTF 1045-4.1 truck cranes

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  • June 23 @ 7:00 pm

First electric Maedas for Oz

Australia’s Preston Hire has taken the first two all electric Maeda MC285CB-3 spider cranes in the country

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  • June 23 @ 7:00 pm

Konecranes Generation 6

Konecranes has launched its sixth generation series of mobile harbour cranes

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  • June 23 @ 7:00 pm

Another arborist fatality

We have received the belated news of an arborist who electrocuted while using a platform in Oklahoma

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  • June 22 @ 7:00 pm

57m flagship for City Lift

Danish rental company City Lift has taken delivery of a 57 metre Palfinger P570 truck mounted lift

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  • June 22 @ 7:00 pm

UK service partner for Almac

Italian tracked aerial lift manufacturer Almac has appointed Alfa Access as its service partner for the UK

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  • June 22 @ 7:00 pm

Collé acquires Rema

European rental group Collé has acquired German sales and rental company Rema Hebetechnik

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  • June 22 @ 7:00 pm

Short Rigged crane overturn

A truck mounted crane overturned in Peterborough, New Hampshire, USA, on Friday, after removing a tree

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  • June 21 @ 7:00 pm

New 27m CTE spider lift

Italian truck mount and spider lift manufacturer CTE has launched its latest Traccess spider lift, the 27 metre 270.

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  • June 21 @ 7:00 pm

Star technical director

UK rental company Star Platforms has appointed Giuseppe ‘Pep’ Ventrella as technical director

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  • June 21 @ 7:00 pm

10 Multitels for Roggermaier

German rental company Roggermaier has taken delivery of 10 Multitel truck mounted platforms

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  • June 21 @ 7:00 pm

Demag/Tadano for Autaa

French rental company Autaa has taken a 55t Demag AC 55-3 and a 70t Tadano ATF 70-G4 crane

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  • June 21 @ 7:00 pm

Acquisition trio for Sunbelt

Sunbelt has acquired Ross Equipment in Arizona, American Aerial Equipment, in Massachusetts, and DC Rentals in Connecticut

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  • June 20 @ 7:00 pm

Further LGMGs for UPA

UK rental company United Powered Access (UPA) has added a further 19 LGMG scissor lifts

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  • June 20 @ 7:00 pm

700t flagship for Bernard Hunter

Scotland’s Bernard Hunter has taken delivery of a flagship 700t Liebherr LTM 1650-8.1 All Terrain crane

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  • June 20 @ 7:00 pm

Liebherr trio for Coamtra

Argentinian heavy lift company Coamtra-Symco has taken three four and five axle Liebherr All Terrain cranes

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  • June 20 @ 7:00 pm

Bigger Dingli electric scissors

Dingli has launched two new narrow aisle electric scissor lifts, the 86ft JCPT2814DC and 99ft JCPT3214DC

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  • June 18 @ 7:00 pm

New Irish access rental company

Former Height for Hire manager Ross O’Neill has set up a new rental company in Ireland – Munster Platforms

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  • June 17 @ 7:00 pm

We have a winner!

We have now concluded the rigging and load handling quiz that was put together by ITI

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  • June 17 @ 7:00 pm

TVH acquires Battery Supplies

International replacement parts/rental group TVH, has acquired the Battery Supplies of Deerlijk, Belgium

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  • June 17 @ 7:00 pm

Crane veteran retires

Long term crane man Richard Breedon has retired from Ainscough Crane Hire after 45 years.

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  • June 17 @ 7:00 pm

New Irish access company

Former Height for Hire manager Ross O’Neill has set up a new rental company in Ireland – Munster Platforms

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  • June 17 @ 7:00 pm

Lithium Jekko SPX1280

Jekko has launched a lithium battery powered version of its eight tonne SPX1280 spider crane

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  • June 17 @ 7:00 pm

IPAF accident report launch

IPAF is to publish its latest Global Safety Report and accident statistics in an online seminar presentation next week

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  • June 17 @ 7:00 pm

New Irish access rental co

Former Height for Hire manager Ross O’Neill has set up a new rental company in Ireland – Muster Platforms

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  • June 17 @ 7:00 pm

Lthium Jekko SPX1280

Jekko has launched a lithium battery powered version of its eight tonne SPX1280 spider crane

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  • June 17 @ 7:00 pm

New Traverse from Pettibone

US telehandler manufacturer Pettibone has launched a 4.5 tonne/17.2 metre T1056X Traverse telehandler

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  • June 16 @ 7:00 pm

Big crawler collapse

We have received news of a large, fully rigged crawler crane overturning in a storm in Louisiana, US on Tuesday

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  • June 16 @ 7:00 pm

Big Palfinger for Tudic

Spain’s Grupo Tudic Construcciones has taken delivery of a 125t/m Palfinger PK 165.002 TEC 7 loader crane

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  • June 16 @ 7:00 pm

LHM 800 for Antwerp

Belgium’s Neemnatie has taken the first 308t Liebherr LHM 800 mobile harbour crane in the Benelux region

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  • June 16 @ 7:00 pm

Blade Lifter used in UK

Collett & Sons has become the first UK company to use a Goldhofer Blade Lifter

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  • June 16 @ 7:00 pm

Crane and platform fatality

A man died and another was badly injured when a footbridge element dropped onto the platform of their spider lift

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  • June 15 @ 7:00 pm

Custom Easy Lifts

Italian rental company Hoist Noleggio has taken delivery of two customised Easy Lift spider lifts

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  • June 15 @ 7:00 pm

Four big crawlers for Al Faris

Dubai crane and heavy haulage company Al Faris has taken delivery of four large Liebherr crawler cranes

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  • June 15 @ 7:00 pm

First Grove GRT 8100 in Indonesia

Indonesian crane company Surabaya Express has taken the first 100t Grove GRT8100 RT crane in the country

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  • June 15 @ 7:00 pm

Telehandler tandem lift failure

Two telehandlers overturned in Traverse City, Michigan on Monday, while carrying out a tandem lift.

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  • June 14 @ 7:00 pm

Strong finish for Ashtead

Ashtead, owner of Sunbelt Rentals in the US, UK and Canada has reported its full year results to the end of April.

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  • June 14 @ 7:00 pm

Changes at Palfinger Platforms Italy

Palfinger has appointed a new MD for its Italian business and announced its integration into the group.

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  • June 14 @ 7:00 pm

Ramirent acquires MaskinSlussen

Finnish rental company Ramirent/Loxam has acquired Swedish rental company MaskinSlussen

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  • June 14 @ 7:00 pm

A new MP from CTE

Italian aerial lift manufacturer CTE has launched a 24 metre MP 24 C ‘multi purpose’ truck mounted platform

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  • June 14 @ 7:00 pm

New recruit for Point of Rental

Rental software supplier Point of Rental has appointed Jim Field as business development manager, the UK

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  • June 14 @ 7:00 pm

Almac opens UK subsidiary

Italian tracked aerial lift manufacturer Almac has opened a UK subsidiary for its Almacrawler platform range

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  • June 14 @ 7:00 pm

Fatal crane overturn

A self-erecting tower crane overturned at a site in Göttingen, Germany on Saturday, killing one man and seriously injuring another

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  • June 13 @ 7:00 pm

20 Multitels for Beyer

German rental company Beyer-Mietservice has started taking delivery of 20 Multitel truck mounts

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  • June 13 @ 7:00 pm

1,000 tonne rocket lifter

A1,000t Liebherr LR 11000 crawler crane lifted the final components into place on the SpaceX Starship prototype

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  • June 13 @ 7:00 pm

New owners for Merlo dealer

UK regional Merlo dealer CJ Saunders has new owners

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  • June 13 @ 7:00 pm

New Potain Igo T 99

Potain has unveiled its latest self-erecting tower crane this afternoon, the Igo T 99

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  • June 10 @ 7:00 pm

Cranes for cranes

UK tower crane rental company Bennetts Cranes has agreed to support a crane conservation project

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  • June 10 @ 7:00 pm

Fifth Jibbi for Gräber

German rental company Gräber has taken delivery of a fifth Almac Jibbi 1670 tracked boom lift

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  • June 10 @ 7:00 pm

Gottwald for Kingston

Caribbean terminal operator Kingston Wharves has ordered a Konecranes Gottwald Model 8 mobile harbour crane

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  • June 10 @ 7:00 pm

Safelift appoints UK dealer

Swedish low level platform manufacturer Safelift has appointed Lift Safe as it UK distributor

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  • June 10 @ 7:00 pm

Large crane overturn in the UK

A 1,000t mobile crane overturned yesterday at the Port of Middlesbrough in the UK, damaging two other cranes

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  • June 9 @ 7:00 pm

New cranes from Link-Belt

US crane manufacturer Link-Belt has launched a 59t 65|HT truck crane and 50t TCC-550 telescopic crawler crane

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  • June 9 @ 7:00 pm

40t Tadano for Krösche

German crane rental company Krösche-Kran Service has taken delivery of a 40 tonne Tadano HK 40 truck crane

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  • June 9 @ 7:00 pm

First ZED 25 HV for Serbia

CTE’s dealer in Serbia, Tenge Doo, has taken delivery of the first 25m ZED 25 HV truck mount for its rental fleet.

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  • June 9 @ 7:00 pm

Ommelift launches new 15m trailer lift

Danish manufacturer Ommelift has launched a new compact 15 metre articulated trailer lift, the 1500 EX.

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  • June 9 @ 7:00 pm

French dealer for Leguan

Finnish aerial lift manufacturer Leguan Lifts has appointed FSI Franskan as distributor for France

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  • June 9 @ 7:00 pm

First truck mount for Boekestijn

Dutch crane rental company Kraanverhuur Boekestijn has ordered its first truck mounted platform – a Bronto S56XR

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  • June 9 @ 7:00 pm

Cybersecurity incident at Manitowoc

Manitowoc has reported a ‘cybersecurity incident’ within its systems, the company is working to restore everything, but has warned of possible disruption

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  • June 8 @ 7:00 pm

Cyber security incident at Manitowoc.

Manitowoc has reported a ‘cybersecurity incident’ within its systems, the company is working to restore everything, but has warned of possible disruption

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  • June 8 @ 7:00 pm

Ausa teams up with Riwal in Netherlands

Spanish Rough Terrain forklift and telehandler manufacturer Ausa has appointed Riwal Hoogwerkers as dealer for the Netherlands

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  • June 8 @ 7:00 pm

Sin Heng takes Singapore first

Sin Heng Heavy Machinery has taken delivery of the first 250t Grove GMK5250XL-1 All Terrain crane in Singapore

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  • June 8 @ 7:00 pm

New location for Speedy

UK rental company Speedy has opened a new regional service centre in Reading

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  • June 8 @ 7:00 pm

Liebherr first and last for Denny

Forsyth of Denny has taken delivery of the last 500t LTM 1500 in the UK as well as the first 120t LTM 1120 in Scotland

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  • June 8 @ 7:00 pm

New GM for Zoomlion Europe

Zoomlion has appointed Petre Babiceanu as general manager of its European subsidiary

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  • June 8 @ 7:00 pm

Xtreme launches 26m telehandler

US based Xtreme Manufacturing unveiled the production version of its 26m/5.4t fixed frame telehandler, the XR1585-C at World of Concrete today

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  • June 7 @ 7:00 pm

Francina Marie Pride-Motz 1974 – 2021

We received the tragic news that Franci Motz, publisher of Crane Hotline and Lift and Access has died after contracting Covid 19

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  • June 7 @ 7:00 pm

Negative year for Vp

UK rental group Vp has published its full year results, with lower revenues and a pre-tax loss for the year, telehandler and low level access held up well

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  • June 7 @ 7:00 pm

New UK dealer for Easy Lift

Italian spider lift manufacturer Easy Lift has appointed Independent Access Sales as its distributor in the UK

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  • June 7 @ 7:00 pm

Beta Max goes with LGH

US based Beta Max Hoists has appointed lifting gear specialist LGH as its distributor in North America

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  • June 7 @ 7:00 pm

Four Kobelcos for Delden

UK sales and rental company Delden Cranes has started taking delivery of four Kobelco CKE900G-3 crawler cranes

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  • June 7 @ 7:00 pm

Loxam acquires JM Trykluft

International rental group Loxam has acquired Danish rental company JM Trykluft

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  • June 6 @ 7:00 pm

Liebherr sells Paris crane rental fleet

Liebherr is selling part of its French tower crane rental business to Hexagone Services

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  • June 6 @ 7:00 pm

18 Versalifts for Highway Hire

UK access and loader crane rental company Highway Hire has ordered 18 Versalift van and pick up lifts

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  • June 6 @ 7:00 pm

Singapore bridge bashed

A truck driver, 37, was arrested on Friday in Singapore after he struck a pedestrian bridge with his improperly stowed loader crane

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  • June 5 @ 7:00 pm

Tall Building charity challenge

Specialist scaffolding and mastclimber contractor the Brogan group is hosting a charity event to raise funds for the Lighthouse Club

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  • June 3 @ 7:00 pm

New owner for Uperio

UK/US based private equity firm TowerBrook Capital is to acquire tower crane sales and rental group Uperio

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  • June 3 @ 7:00 pm

Crane collapse in Taiwan

A container crane was brought down in the port of Kaohsiung, Taiwan yesterday, as a result of a ship collision

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  • June 3 @ 7:00 pm

Oshkosh expands board

JLG and Jerr Dan owner Oshkosh has appointed Douglas Davis to its board of directors, taking its membership to 11

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  • June 3 @ 7:00 pm

Boekestijn takes first MK 73-3.1

Dutch rental company Boekestijn has taken delivery of the first MK 73-3.1 mobile self-erecting tower crane

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  • June 3 @ 7:00 pm

250t Grove XL for Vernazza

Italian crane rental company Vernazza Autogru has taken delivery of a 250 tonne Grove GMK5250XL-1 All Terrain crane

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  • June 3 @ 7:00 pm

Battery management for Haulotte mast lifts

Haulotte has added its Activ’Energy Management battery system to its Star range of mast and boom lifts

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  • June 3 @ 7:00 pm

Versalift acquires Canadian distributor

Versalift USA/Time Manufacturing has acquired Canadian distributor Calco Equipment, the business has been rebranded as Versalift Canada

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  • June 3 @ 7:00 pm

GTAccess acquires Neon Hire Services

UK based rental company GTAccess has acquired Bedfordshire based Neon Hire Services

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  • June 3 @ 6:20 am

New appointments at Genie

Genie has appointed Will Westley as sales director for UK/Ireland while Arjen Snijder takes on new responsibilities

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  • June 2 @ 7:00 pm

100 Skyjacks for Speedy

UK rental company Speedy Powered Access has purchased 100 Skyjack boom and scissor lifts in a £3 million deal

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  • June 2 @ 7:00 pm

Palazzani upgrades XTJ 37+

Italian spider lift manufacturer Palazzani has upgraded its 37 metre Palazzani XTJ 37+ spider lift to include extendable tracks

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  • June 2 @ 7:00 pm

Terex adds to N.America team

Terex has appointed Michael Goll as RT business development manager and Jonathon Caldwell as sales rep for tower cranes in North America

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  • June 2 @ 7:00 pm

Senior appointments for Verton

Australian load handling company Verton has appointed a North American general manager and a global sales and distribution manager

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  • June 2 @ 7:00 pm

T H White expands

UK based Palfinger and regional Manitou distributor T H White is to acquire the Warwick and Stourport locations of the Murley group

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  • June 1 @ 7:00 pm

TH White expands

UK based Palfinger and regional Manitou distributor T H White is to acquire the Warwick and Stourport locations of the Murley group

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  • June 1 @ 7:00 pm

Sahalift and TLP merger

The recently established German sales company Sahalift has merged with sister company Team Liftservice & Parts

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  • June 1 @ 7:00 pm

GSR on Iveco Daily

GSR has mounted a number of its truck mounted platforms on the latest Iveco Daily chassis

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  • June 1 @ 7:00 pm

Tech engineer for LEEA

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) has appointed Duncan Barrier as technical engineer

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  • June 1 @ 7:00 pm

Paolo Balugani leaves Palfinger

We can now confirm that Paolo Balugani, chief executive and one time owner of Palfinger Platforms Italy, is leaving the company

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  • May 31 @ 7:00 pm

IPAF ePAL

IPAF has launched its new digital ePAL mobile app for aerial work platform and mastclimber operators

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  • May 31 @ 7:00 pm

Truck mount fatality

A man died, while another is seriously injured, following an incident with a truck mounted aerial work platform in Hawksbury, Ontario, Canada yesterday

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  • May 31 @ 7:00 pm

Hinowas for Felbermayr

Austrian rental and heavy transport company Felbermayr has taken delivery of two Hinowa Performance IIIS spider lifts

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  • May 31 @ 7:00 pm

Cab upgrade for 4/5 axle Grove ATs

Grove has upgraded its carrier cabs on its four and five axle All Terrain cranes with capacities up to 150 tonnes.

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  • May 31 @ 7:00 pm

Rigging quiz extension

We have decided to extend the deadline of ITI’s rigging quiz in the hope of getting a winning entry.

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  • May 30 @ 7:00 pm

Stepstar trailer for Quinto

UK rental company Quinto Crane & Plant has taken the first Goldhofer Stepstar trailer in the country

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  • May 30 @ 7:00 pm

Magni adds Irish dealer

Magni has appointed used equipment sales company Overseas Plant Exports its as distributor for Ireland

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  • May 30 @ 7:00 pm

You get what you pay for

One of our readers has sent us a picture and message that they spotted on one of the social media platforms

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  • May 27 @ 7:00 pm

Five Liebherrs for Southern

UK rental company Southern Cranes & Access has started taking delivery of five Liebherr All Terrain cranes

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  • May 27 @ 7:00 pm

Nine big Tadano Demags for Hovago

Dutch international crane company Hovago has ordered nine big Tadano(Demag) cranes All of which will carry the new Tadano branding

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  • May 27 @ 7:00 pm

Nifty adds to German sales team

Niftylift has recruited Aleksej Borisov to its sales team in Germany.

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  • May 27 @ 7:00 pm

‘Black Widow’ Spiders

The Louvre Museum in Abu Dhabi has taken delivery of three black 29m Falcon 290 wheeled spider lifts

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  • May 27 @ 7:00 pm

Versalift adds Irish sales manager

Versalift UK has appointed Niall Brannigan as sales manager for Ireland, based at its offices in Naas, Co. Kildare, Ireland

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  • May 26 @ 7:00 pm

Another acquisition for AER Rents

UK based AER Rents, part of O’Flaherty Holdings and owner of Mr Plant Hire, Drogheda Hire & Sales and Mainline Hire has acquired Welfare 4 Hire

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  • May 26 @ 7:00 pm

US anti-dumping process continues

The U.S. Commerce Department is continuing its investigation into imports of self-propelled lifts from China after finding that US manufacturers are being harmed

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  • May 26 @ 7:00 pm

Kalmar order for Tropical Shipping

US freight and logistics operator Tropical Shipping has ordered two Kalmar reach stackers and three hybrid straddle carriers

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  • May 26 @ 7:00 pm

First Tadano GR-700EX-4 in Europe

The first new70 tonne Tadano GR-700EX-4 Rough Terrain crane has arrived in Europe from Japan

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  • May 26 @ 7:00 pm

Bobcat’s new R-Series telehandlers

Bobcat has updated and upgraded its entire range of fixed frame telehandlers with Stage V diesels in the form of the R-Series

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  • May 25 @ 7:00 pm

Bobcat’s new Stage V ‘R’-Series telehandlers

Bobcat has updated and upgraded its entire range of fixed frame telehandlers with Stage V diesels in the form of the R Series

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  • May 25 @ 7:00 pm

Wagstaff Crane acquires Bronson

Earlier this year Utah based Wagstaff Crane Service acquired tower crane sales and rental company Bronson Crane

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  • May 25 @ 7:00 pm

Haulottes for Rentaire

Spanish sales and rental company Rentaire has ordered 50 Haulotte boom and scissor lifts including the first Pulseo HS18Es for Spain

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  • May 25 @ 7:00 pm

CTE adds to sales team

Italian aerial lift manufacturer CTE has appointed two area sales managers for northern Italy

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  • May 25 @ 7:00 pm

New Rhinox for Vrolijk

Dutch construction company Jos Vrolijk is taking delivery of four 35ft Rhinox RX12CS tracked telescopic boom lifts

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  • May 25 @ 7:00 pm

PK 48 for Gruas Pernia

Spanish crane rental company Gruas Pernia has taken delivery of a 45.7 t/m Palfinger PK 48.002 loader crane.

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  • May 24 @ 7:00 pm

400t flagship for Cunzolo

Brazilian crane rental company Cunzolo has taken delivery of a 400t Tadano ATF 400G-6 All Terrain crane

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  • May 24 @ 7:00 pm

15.5t Jekko for Goitese

Italian transport company Goitese Trasporti has taken delivery of a 15.5 tonne Jekko JF545 spider crane

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  • May 24 @ 7:00 pm

Alan Michael Hemmings 1944 – 2021

We have received the sad news that UK crane and access industry veteran Alan Hemmings has died after a long illness

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  • May 24 @ 10:20 am

Mammoet acquires Murphy winch fleet

Mammoet has acquired Land & Marine’s linear winch equipment fleet from UK contractor J Murphy & Sons

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  • May 23 @ 7:00 pm

Five more for Zeppelin COO

Peter Schrader the chief operating officer of Germany’s Zeppelin Rental has signed a new five year contract

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  • May 23 @ 7:00 pm

Tracked scissors from Sinoboom

Sinoboom has launched two new electric tracked scissor lifts at the China International Construction Equipment Exhibition

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  • May 23 @ 7:00 pm

UK mast climber fatality UPDATED

We are finally able to confirm that the fatal fall from height incident in Liverpool, UK, on Wednesday involved a mast climbing work platform

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  • May 20 @ 7:00 pm

Test your rigging skills

Crane, rigging and VR training provider Industrial Training International (ITI) has put together a short rigging quiz.

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  • May 20 @ 7:00 pm

JLG changes Russian distribution

JLG has appointed Technotrade as its distributor for Russia and Belarus and closed its Moscow operation

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  • May 20 @ 7:00 pm

UK mast climber fatality

We are finally able to confirm that the fatal fall from height incident in Liverpool, UK on Wednesday involved a mast climbing work platform

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  • May 20 @ 7:00 pm

New compact Nagano boom lift

Vertimac, the Belgian distributor for Nagano is launching an all new 22ft self-propelled articulated tracked boom lift today -the 09AC

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  • May 20 @ 7:00 pm

First Liebherr 1650 for Spain

Spanish crane rental company Grúas Ibarrondo has taken delivery of the first 650t Liebherr LTM 1650-8.1 All Terrain crane in the country

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  • May 20 @ 7:00 pm

Eco harbour crane

Swedish terminal operator Port of Södertälje has taken delivery of the first Liebherr mobile harbour crane powered by fossil-free HVO100 diesel

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  • May 20 @ 7:00 pm

JLG adds to Russian distribution

JLG has appointed Technotrade as its distributor for Russia and Belarus

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  • May 20 @ 7:00 pm

Eight STSs for Morocco

Tanger Alliance has taken delivery of eight Liebherr ship to shore cranes for its TC3 terminal in Morocco.

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  • May 19 @ 7:00 pm

70 telehandlers for Buckhurst

UK rental company Buckhurst Plant Hire has ordered 70 Manitou and JCB telehandlers as part of a £3 million investment

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  • May 19 @ 7:00 pm

Demag CC2800-1 conversion

Mammoet has converted a standard 600 tonne Demag CC2800-1 to a narrow track model

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  • May 19 @ 7:00 pm

£30 million investment for Ainscough

UK’s Ainscough Crane Hire is to invest £30 million in 37 new Liebherr cranes this year

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  • May 18 @ 7:00 pm

CMC adds Lombardy dealer

Italian spider lift manufacturer CMC has appointed FGL Commerciale as its dealer for the region of Lombardy, Italy

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  • May 18 @ 7:00 pm

25ft mast lift from MEC

MEC Aerial Work Platforms has launched two new self-propelled mast lifts, the 20ft MME20 and 25ft MME25

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  • May 18 @ 7:00 pm

Asia Pacific VP for Trackunit

Trackunit has appointed Chi Sen Gay as senior vice president to lead its new Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore

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  • May 18 @ 7:00 pm

Slower start for Snorkel

Snorkel first quarter sales fell 27% according to information released by minority shareholder Tanfield

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  • May 17 @ 7:00 pm

New manager for Riwal Sverige

Riwal has appointed Anna-Lena Berg as country manager for is operation in Sweden Riwal Sverige

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  • May 17 @ 7:00 pm

JLG adds VP digital tech

JLG has appointed David Bammel as vice president of digital technology for JLG and sister company Jerr-Dan

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  • May 17 @ 7:00 pm

First Böcker for Dewsbury

UK rental company Dewsbury & Proud has taken delivery of a Böcker AK 46/6000 aluminium truck crane

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  • May 17 @ 7:00 pm

75m Ruthmann for Eurogruas

Spanish crane and access rental company Eurogruas has taken delivery of a 75 metre T 750 HF truck mounted lift

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  • May 17 @ 7:00 pm

First 24t Magni for NZ

New Zealand tunnelling joint venture GAJV has taken delivery of the first 24t Magni HTH 24.11 telehandler in the country

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  • May 17 @ 7:00 pm

Almac adds to parts & service team

Italian aerial lift manufacturer Almac has recruited Valerio Soragna to its Almacrawler product support team

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  • May 16 @ 7:00 pm

Johnson Arabia expands

UAE rental company Johnson Arabia has opened a new IPAF training centre and added to its fleet

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  • May 16 @ 7:00 pm

Q Cranes takes first Liebherrs

UK rental company Q Crane has taken delivery of its first Liebherr cranes with an order of five LTR telescopic crawler cranes

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  • May 16 @ 7:00 pm

160t Demag for Crane Norway

Crane Norway has added a further 160 tonne Demag AC 160-5 All Terrain crane to its fleet

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  • May 16 @ 7:00 pm

CFM acquires Nacelles Services

Manitou dealer CFM Île-de-France has acquired Nacelles Services and taken over the distribution of GSR truck mounted lifts

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  • May 13 @ 7:00 pm

Charitable crane

UK based John Sutch Crane Hire has taken a new 200t Grove GMK 5200-1 in special livery to raise funds for Christie Cancer charity

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  • May 13 @ 7:00 pm

Manitowoc crawlers for US college

The Heavy Equipment College of America has taken delivery of two Manitowoc 100t MLC100-1 lattice boom crawler cranes

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  • May 13 @ 7:00 pm

First Easy Lift for Ecuador

Ecuadorian electricity provider EEQ has taken delivery of the first Easy Lift spider lift in the country

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  • May 13 @ 7:00 pm

Antenna installer

Germany’s Gerken has launched a system for the fast, safe installation of mobile phone antennas from a work platform

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  • May 13 @ 7:00 pm

Andy Whitfield 1964-2021

We have received the sad news that Andy Whitfield a career crane operator with UK based John Sutch Crane Hire has died

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  • May 12 @ 7:00 pm

100t Tadano for D&K

German civil engineering company D&K Spezial Tiefbau has taken delivery of a 100 tonne Tadano ATF 100G-4 All Terrain crane

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  • May 12 @ 7:00 pm

Cherrypicker acquires Miles Robinson

UK based Cherrypicker Shop has acquired the parts inventory and records of Simon Access parts specialist Miles Robinson

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  • May 12 @ 7:00 pm

New 42t Liebherr tele crawler

Liebherr has launched a new 42t telescopic crawler crane, the LTR 1040, essentially the 60t LTR 1060 with less counterweight

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  • May 12 @ 7:00 pm

Tadano ends year in the red

Japanese crane and access manufacturer Tadano has issued its full year results for the 12 months to the end of March

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  • May 11 @ 7:00 pm

Genie unveils two new micros

Genie has announced the launch of two new micro scissor lifts with the 14ft GS-1432m and 19ft GS-1932m

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  • May 11 @ 7:00 pm

Profit leap for Wacker Neuson

Telehandler manufacturer Wacker Neuson has published its first quarter results with a strong improvement in profitability

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  • May 11 @ 7:00 pm

Profit pickup at Kobelco Construction

Kobelco Construction – which includes the crane business – has reported lower full year sales with higher profits

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  • May 11 @ 7:00 pm

AFI to upgrade delivery fleet

UK access rental company AFI has ordered three DAF 6×2 tractor units and 15 Montracon trailers for its larger platforms.

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  • May 11 @ 7:00 pm

130t Liebherr for RMT

German crane rental company RMT Logistik has taken delivery of a 130 LTM 1130-5.1 All Terrain crane

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  • May 10 @ 7:00 pm

Power Towers teams up with ASC

JLG/Power Towers has reached a supply agreement with Dutch scaffold tower, low level and ladder manufacturer ASC for the Benelux region.

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  • May 10 @ 7:00 pm

Another Bobcat for Dacom

Italian waste company Decom has taken delivery of a Bobcat TL43.80HF Waste Expert telehandler

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  • May 10 @ 7:00 pm

First 32ft LGMGs in Europe

Scottish rental company Active Access has taken the first six 32ft LGMG SR1018D Rough Terrain scissor lifts in Europe

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  • May 10 @ 7:00 pm

First 70m Ruthmann for France

French rental company Hugon Manutention has taken delivery of the first Ruthmann T 700 HF truck mount in the country.

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  • May 10 @ 7:00 pm

Two 100t Grove RTs for Chile

Chilean rental company Inversiones Farías has taken delivery of two new Grove 100 tonne GRT8100 Rough Terrain cranes.

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  • May 10 @ 7:00 pm

Snorkel/Ahern adds to sales team

Ahern Denmark has appointed Lars Raagaard as sales manager following its acquisition of KH Lift last month

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  • May 10 @ 6:50 am

Ferramola joins Almac

Gianluca Ferramola has joined Italian aerial lift manufacturer Almac, having left Airo last week after 29 years

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  • May 9 @ 7:00 pm

Ferramola joins Alamac

Gianluca Ferramola has joined Italian aerial lift manufacturer Almac, having left Airo last week after 29 years

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  • May 9 @ 7:00 pm

New Jekko mini planned

Jekko plans to launch a one tonne MPK10 mini pick & carry crane following the success of its 600kg MPK06.

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  • May 9 @ 7:00 pm

250 scissors for Kranpunkten

Swedish rental company Kranpunkten has ordered a further 250 electric scissor lifts.

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  • May 9 @ 7:00 pm

70t Liebherr for Maier

Germany crane rental company Kran-Maier has taken delivery of a 70 tonne Liebherr LTM 1070-4.2 All Terrain crane

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  • May 9 @ 7:00 pm

John Rome 1949-2021

We have just received the sad news that UK crane market veteran John Rome has died after loosing his battle with cancer

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  • May 7 @ 7:00 pm

Block the scammers

We have news of another email scam, this one claims that Vertikal Days was postponed and offering a registration list – All untrue

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  • May 6 @ 7:00 pm

Sinoboom expands European ops

Sinoboom’s European subsidiary has added four new members of staff to its sales and product support team

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  • May 6 @ 7:00 pm

New CFO for Wacker Neuson

Wacker Neuson has appointed Christoph Burkhard as its new chief financial officer

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  • May 6 @ 7:00 pm

Two Liebherrs for Hutchinson

UK crane rental and haulage company Hutchinson Engineering Services has taken delivery of two Liebherr All Terrain cranes

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  • May 6 @ 7:00 pm

Leoch acquires Meibat

Chinese battery manufacturer Leoch has acquired its Spanish distributor Meibat to set up Leoch Iberia.

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  • May 6 @ 7:00 pm

Rail lift/crane collision

UK’s Network Rail has issued a safety alert following the collision of a road rail boom lift and a crane

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  • May 5 @ 7:00 pm

Rail platform/crane collision

UK’s Network Rail has issued a safety alert following the collision of a road rail boom lift and a crane

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  • May 5 @ 7:00 pm

Kiloutou CEO changes

Kiloutou has lost two national chief executives – Stephan Kulawik has left the German company while Jordi Varela has left its Spanish operation

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  • May 5 @ 7:00 pm

40 Haulotte telehandlers for Eagle

UK rental company Eagle Platforms has ordered 40 Haulotte telehandlers for its fleet.

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  • May 5 @ 7:00 pm

500t Demag for Autovictor

Italian crane rental company Autovictor has taken delivery of a 500t Demag AC 500-8 All Terrain crane

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  • May 5 @ 7:00 pm

Kiloutou Deutschland CEO change

Kiloutou Deutschland’s chief executive Stephan Kulawik has left the company

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  • May 5 @ 7:00 pm

First quarter pick up for Manitowoc

Manitowoc has reported higher sales and a return to profit for the first quarter to the end of March

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  • May 5 @ 7:00 pm

Two Gottwalds for Cameroon

Cameroon terminal operator RTC has ordered two Konecranes Gottwald Model 6 mobile harbour cranes.

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  • May 5 @ 7:00 pm

New R&D director for Airo

Airo has appointed Gian Luca Bulgarelli as R&D director replacing Gianluca Ferramola who is leaving the company

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  • May 4 @ 7:00 pm

Sinoboom electric booms for Malaysia

Sinoboom has launched its 46/51ft electric articulated boom lifts in Malaysia with its distributor Schmetterling

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  • May 4 @ 7:00 pm

Second Böcker for Bernard Hunter

Scottish rental company Bernard Hunter Mobile Cranes has taken delivery of a 12 tonne Böcker AK 52 aluminium truck crane.

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  • May 4 @ 7:00 pm

20 Liebherrs for Hüffermann

German rental company Hüffermann has ordered 20 Liebherr cranes topped by a 1,000 tonne LR 11000 crawler crane.

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  • May 4 @ 7:00 pm

Genie S-60 J arrives in Europe

German rental company Brauer Arbeitsbühnen has taken delivery of the first 60ft Genie S-60 J boom lift in Europe.

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  • May 4 @ 7:00 pm

Strong start for Palfinger

Palfinger has reported a strong first quarter in spite of the cyber attack which disrupted production in January

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  • May 3 @ 7:00 pm

Sander George Splinter 1971-2021

We have received the tragic news that Sander Splinter, previously with Mammoet and more recently sister company Eriks, has died

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  • May 3 @ 7:00 pm

Sander Georg Splinter 1971-2021

We have received the tragic news that Sander Splinter, previously with Mammoet and more recently sister company Eriks, has died

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  • May 3 @ 7:00 pm

Telehandler overturns

Several readers have sent us details of a telehandler that overturned in the UK last week.

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  • May 3 @ 7:00 pm

€80 million investment for Manitou

Manitou has announced plans to invest €80 million in its French production facilities

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  • May 3 @ 7:00 pm

First LTM 1650-8.1 in UK

UK rental company Ainscough Crane Hire has taken delivery of the first 650t LTM 1650-8.1 All Terrain crane in the country

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  • May 3 @ 7:00 pm

Another Acquisition for REIC

US rental group REIC has purchased the assets and ongoing business of Rent Me Rentals, of Cle Elum, Washington

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  • May 2 @ 7:00 pm

Hüffermann acquires Eisele

German rental company Hüffermann has acquired Frankfurt based Eisele Crane & Engineering

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  • May 2 @ 7:00 pm

327 Snorkels for Acces Industrie

French sales and rental company Acces Industrie is adding 327 Snorkel aerial work platforms to its rental fleet

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  • May 2 @ 7:00 pm

Second MK 140 for Cork

UK and Irish crane rental group Cork Crane Hire has taken delivery of a second eight tonne Liebherr MK 140 self-erecting tower crane.

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  • May 2 @ 7:00 pm

327 Snorkels for Access Industrie

French sales and rental company Acces Industrie is adding 327 Snorkel aerial work platforms to its rental fleet

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  • May 2 @ 7:00 pm

Sunshine Coast crane overturn

A four axle crane overturned onto homes in Nirimba, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia yesterday

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  • April 30 @ 7:00 pm

Tadano fire crane

Germany’s Darmstadt fire brigade has taken delivery of a modified 70 tonne Tadano ATF 70G-4 All Terrain crane

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  • April 29 @ 7:00 pm

Potain unveils new MDT flat top

The Potain division of Manitowoc has unveiled its latest flat top crane, the 20/25 tonne MDT 489

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  • April 29 @ 7:00 pm

Hiab acquires Dutch dealer

Hiab has acquired Damen Hydrauliek, its largest dealer in the Netherlands

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  • April 29 @ 7:00 pm

New premises for Nolim

Dutch outrigger and ground protection mat manufacturer Nolim has moved into new larger premises in Tilburg, the Netherlands

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  • April 29 @ 7:00 pm

108 Hiabs for Marshalls

UK landscaping materials manufacturer Marshalls has ordered 108 Hiab loader cranes in a deal worth £4.25 million

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  • April 29 @ 7:00 pm

Bio-sourced fibre from Samson

US synthetic crane rope manufacturer Samson has introduced a bio-sourced fibre alternative to its products.

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  • April 29 @ 7:00 pm

Profitability boost for United

US based United Rentals has issued its first quarter results with lower revenues but higher profits.

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  • April 28 @ 7:00 pm

Genie back in the black

Genie and Terex have reported positive results for the first quarter.

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  • April 28 @ 7:00 pm

First LTM 1120s in Iberia

Crane rental companies Grúas Aguilar, Quality Grúas and Transgrua have all received new Liebherr LTM 1120-4.1 cranes

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  • April 28 @ 7:00 pm

Big Dinglis for GTAccess

UK rental company GTAccess has taken delivery of four 66ft Dingli RT scissor lifts and a 92ft Dingli telescopic boom lift

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  • April 28 @ 7:00 pm

Prangl opens in Sweden

Austrian/international crane and aerial lift rental company Prangl is opening its own Swedish operation

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  • April 28 @ 7:00 pm

750t flagship for Verschoor

Dutch crane rental company M. Verschoor has taken a 750t Liebherr LG 1750/2 lattice truck crane with reinforced SX3 boom system

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  • April 28 @ 7:00 pm

First quarter profit boost for Konecranes

Finish marine and industrial crane manufacturer Konecranes has reported a strong upturn in profitability

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  • April 28 @ 7:00 pm

Palazzanis for Phuket airport

Phuket airport has taken delivery of 22.5m and a 25m Palazzani wheeled spider lifts

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  • April 28 @ 7:00 pm

Strong order intake for Hiab and Kalmar

Cargotec has released its first quarter result which show a strong first quarter order intake for Hiab and Kalmar.

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  • April 27 @ 7:00 pm

JLG bounce back

JLG has reported a strong second quarter or the period to the end of March

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  • April 27 @ 7:00 pm

Ground failure overturn

A truck crane/boom truck overturned onto a house in Rancho Palos Los Verdes, California on Monday

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  • April 27 @ 7:00 pm

KDM expands

Irish rental company KDM Hire has opened a second depot in Belfast and acquired a new site in Dublin

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  • April 27 @ 7:00 pm

130 Dinglis for Speedy

UK rental company Speedy Powered Access has taken delivery of 130 Dingli electric scissor and mast booms

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  • April 27 @ 7:00 pm

Grove RTs for MPM

Chilean rental company MPM Rental has taken delivery of three 120t Grove RT9130E-2 Rough Terrain cranes

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  • April 27 @ 7:00 pm

Telehandler loading overturn

A 360 degree telehandler overturned as it was being loaded onto a trailer in Montceau les Mines, France last week

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  • April 26 @ 7:00 pm

Record start for Manitou

Manitou has reported a strong uptick in revenues and record order intake for the first quarter

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  • April 26 @ 7:00 pm

100t Tadano for Scholpp

German rental company Scholpp Kran & Transport has taken delivery of a 100t Tadano ATF 100G-4 All Terrain crane

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  • April 26 @ 7:00 pm

Herc returns to growth

US based Herc Rentals has reported a strong start to the year posting real growth on 2020.

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  • April 26 @ 7:00 pm

Another Kato for Bray

UK rental company Bray Cranes has taken delivery of a 20 tonne Kato CR-200Rf city crane

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  • April 26 @ 7:00 pm

70m Bronto for NASA

US space agency NASA has taken delivery of a 70m Bronto Skylift S230XDT for its location in Goldstone, California.

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  • April 26 @ 7:00 pm

Two Raimondis for Eurogru

German crane company Eurogru has taken delivery of two 12 tonne Raimondi MRT234 flat top tower cranes

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  • April 26 @ 7:00 pm

AMC adds to electric fleet

UK spider and mini crawler crane rental company AMC has taken delivery of a further three Hoeflon C6e all electric spider cranes

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  • April 25 @ 7:00 pm

Eurolev acquires Atna

French access and telehandler rental company Eurolev Vertical Solution has acquired Atna

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  • April 25 @ 7:00 pm

211 Palfinger ETIs for Thailand

The Provincial Electricity Authority of Thailand has purchased 211 Palfinger ETI insulated truck mounted platforms/bucket trucks

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  • April 25 @ 7:00 pm

First Tadano truck crane

German rental company Castell Autokran has taken delivery of the first 70 tonne Tadano HK 4.070-1 truck crane.

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  • April 25 @ 7:00 pm

Fatal crane collapse

The boom of a crawler crane on a road project in Beaumont, Texas, collapsed onto a passing pickup yesterday killing the occupants

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  • April 22 @ 7:00 pm

£8m investment for Star

UK rental company Star Platforms has taken 10 Dingli 66ft electric scissor lifts as part of a £8 million fleet investment

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  • April 22 @ 7:00 pm

bauma postponed

Next year’s bauma, the world’s largest construction equipment trade fair, has been postponed from April until October 24th – 30th

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  • April 22 @ 7:00 pm

650t flagship for Flossdorf

German crane and heavy haulage company Dietmar Flossdorf has taken delivery of a 650t Liebherr LTM 1650-8.1 All Terrain crane

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  • April 22 @ 7:00 pm

HMF loaders for Merkki

UK builder’s merchant Merkki has taken delivery of two HMF 1420 K2 loader cranes on Mercedes 6×2 Actros trucks

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  • April 22 @ 7:00 pm

22m Dinglis for Star

UK rental company Star Platforms has taken 10 Dingli 65ft electric scissor lifts in part of a £8 million fleet investment

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  • April 22 @ 7:00 pm

Swiss tower crane fatality

A man has died while dismantling a tower crane on a single family home in Wittinsburg, Switzerland yesterday

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  • April 21 @ 7:00 pm

Record Bobcat telehandler deal

French agricultural equipment purchasing centre Camacuma has ordered 130 Bobcat TL38.70HF telehandlers

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  • April 21 @ 7:00 pm

Summit platforms expands

UK access rental company Summit Platforms has opened a new depot in Haydock and a second in London location

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  • April 21 @ 7:00 pm

Liebherrs for Salim JV

The joint venture between Salim and Daikyo Kenki has taken two 200t Liebherr HS895 HD duty cycle cranes

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  • April 21 @ 7:00 pm

All new product lines from Manitou UPDATED

Manitou hosted a flashy presentation this evening to announce several all new product lines

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  • April 20 @ 7:00 pm

All new product lines from Manitou

Manitou hosted a flashy presentation this evening to announce several all new product lines

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  • April 20 @ 7:00 pm

Station bashed

A loader crane boom smashed into the Schaffhausen train station in Switzerland last week after the driver forget to stow it

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  • April 20 @ 7:00 pm

New recruit for Working At Height

Working At Height has appointed Paul Wrack to cover sales of vehicle mounted lifts

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  • April 20 @ 7:00 pm

£222k for non fatal crushing incident

A UK based demolition contractor has been fined £200,000 plus costs after a serious crushing incident with a boom lift

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  • April 20 @ 7:00 pm

Haulotte sales slip 18

Haulotte has released its initial first quarter revenue numbers which are 18% don on the same quarter last year

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  • April 20 @ 7:00 pm

Upbeat Ashtead statement

Ashtead, owner of Sunbelt Rentals in North America and the UK issued a brief trading update yesterday

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  • April 20 @ 7:00 pm

Second 40t Liebherr for Marsden

UK rental company Marsden Crane Services has taken delivery of a second 40t Liebherr LTM 1040-2.1 All Terrain crane

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  • April 20 @ 7:00 pm

Aerial lift apprenticeships kick off

The first Powered Access Technician apprentices have started their formal studies as part of a programme pioneered by IPAF

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  • April 19 @ 7:00 pm

Crosby acquires BlokCam

US based lifting gear and rigging manufacturer Crosby group has acquired UK crane safety systems company BlokCorp

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  • April 19 @ 7:00 pm

Mammoet signs UAE agreement

A new division of Abu Dhabi Ports – IFCO – is to join with Mammoet to offer logistics and installation solutions in the region

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  • April 19 @ 7:00 pm

Three Liebherrs for Morocco

Moroccan steel contractor SCIF has taken delivery of the first 100t LRT 1100-2.1 Rough Terrain crane in the country

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  • April 19 @ 7:00 pm

37 Hiab rail cranes

Spain’s railway infrastructure administrator Adif has ordered 37 Hiab loader cranes

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  • April 19 @ 7:00 pm

Sales manager for Vacuum and Crane

UK rental company Vacuum and Crane has appointed Matthew Wood as national sales manager.

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  • April 19 @ 7:00 pm

United’s $1 billion acquisition

United Rentals is to acquire modular space rental company General Finance Corporation for $996 million

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  • April 18 @ 7:00 pm

United’s Billion dollar acquisition

United Rentals is to acquire modular space rental company General Finance Corporation for $996 million

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  • April 18 @ 7:00 pm

Bobcats for EMY

UK rental company EMY Plant Hire has taken delivery of two Bobcat telehandlers

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  • April 18 @ 7:00 pm

Liebherr profit drop

Liebherr has published its 2020 accounts with total revenues down 12 percent, with a steeper fall in profit

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  • April 18 @ 7:00 pm

JLG joins Bauma exit

JLG has decided not to attend Bauma next year, joining JCB and Volvo

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  • April 18 @ 7:00 pm

Twin Bobcats for EMY

Newly formed UK rental company EMY Plant Hire has taken delivery of two Bobcat telehandlers.

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  • April 18 @ 7:00 pm

109 JCB scissors for Spain

Spanish rental company Rentaire has ordered 109 JCB slab electric scissor lifts

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  • April 18 @ 7:00 pm

Easy Lift moves into Oz

Italian aerial lift manufacturer Easy Lift has appointed Mech-N-Air as its distributor for Australia

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  • April 18 @ 7:00 pm

Jumbo SAL JV

Maritime heavy lift and transport company Jumbo Shipping has formed a joint venture with German marine transport specialist SAL.

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  • April 18 @ 7:00 pm

Socage goes with Working at Height

Truck mount and spider lift manufacturer Socage has confirmed Working at Height as its UK dealer

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  • April 15 @ 7:00 pm

New Potain due

Potain has announced plans to launch a new top slewing tower crane at the end of the month

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  • April 15 @ 7:00 pm

New premises for Warren Access

UK rental company Warren Access has moved into new premises in Cramlington, Newcastle

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  • April 15 @ 7:00 pm

UK’s first Pulseo scissors

UK rental company MAS has started taking delivery of the first of 15 53ft Haulotte HS18E Pro electric Rough Terrain scissor lifts in the UK

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  • April 15 @ 7:00 pm

All electrics for Naboen

Norwegian rental company Naboen has taken two Snorkel SR626E electric telehandlers plus145 scissor/mast lifts

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  • April 15 @ 7:00 pm

United acquires Franklin

US based United Rentals has acquired Franklin Equipment, a regional sales & rental company covering the Midwest and Southeast

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  • April 14 @ 7:00 pm

Lift barge tragedy

Lift boat/jack up barge capsizes with 12 feared dead, including at least one crane operator.

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  • April 14 @ 7:00 pm

Bridge bashed by boom

A boom lift being transported on a trailer struck and badly damaged a bridge yesterday on the I-87 in north of Albany, New York

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  • April 14 @ 7:00 pm

Scott McCall joins Snorkel UK

Snorkel UK has appointed Scott McCall as business development manager, ‘net zero specialist’ and sales manager North West

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  • April 14 @ 7:00 pm

Heavy duty Ag tele from Merlo

Merlo has topped out its agricultural telehandler range with a heavy duty 8.8 metre/6.5 tonne TF65.9TCS170-HF unit

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  • April 14 @ 7:00 pm

Kato for Steve Foster

UK rental company Steve Foster Cranes has taken delivery of a 13 tonne Kato CR-130Rf city type All Terrain crane

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  • April 13 @ 7:00 pm

Six Liebherrs for Forsyth

Scottish crane rental company Forsyth of Denny is taking delivery of six Liebherr All Terrain cranes

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  • April 13 @ 7:00 pm

CMC Germany expands network

The German partner of spider lift manufacturer CMC – CMC Arbeitsbühnen – has appointed Wolfgang Gärtner Baumaschinen as a dealer

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  • April 13 @ 7:00 pm

Ardent profit surge

The latest Sunday Times BDO Profit Track 100 report lists UK telehandler company Ardent Hire in 16th place

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  • April 13 @ 7:00 pm

Compact pick & carry from Valla

Valla has launched a new compact 3.6 tonne V36R battery powered pick & carry crane

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  • April 13 @ 7:00 pm

New Snorkel dealer for S.Africa

Snorkel has appointed South African sales company Hi-Reach Manlift as is national distributor

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  • April 13 @ 7:00 pm

JCB Stage V telehandlers

JCB has launched new Stage V versions of its fixed frame telehandlers for European markets

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  • April 12 @ 7:00 pm

First Liebherr LRT in Nigeria

Nigeran contractor Bulet International has taken the first 90t Liebherr LRT 1090-2.1 Rough Terrain crane in the country.

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  • April 12 @ 7:00 pm

First electric telehandler for EMY

UK rental company EMY Plant Hire has taken delivery of a Faresin 6.26 full electric telehandler.

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  • April 12 @ 7:00 pm

Conbit opens APAC hub

The Conbit subsidiary of Mammoet has opened an Asia Pacific hub in Malaysia

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  • April 12 @ 7:00 pm

Tadano confirms Euro RTs

Tadano has announced the new RT cranes for its re-entry into the European Rough Terrain market

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  • April 11 @ 7:00 pm

Another Smart Bronto

UK based Smart Platform Rental has added a 56m Bronto Skylift S56-XR to its big truck mounted platform fleet

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  • April 11 @ 7:00 pm

The UK’s highest freestanding luffer?

UK based Bennetts Cranes has installed a Raimondi LR 213 luffing jib tower crane with a free standing tower height of 105m

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  • April 11 @ 7:00 pm

Helicopter erects tower crane

International energy supplier EDF has taken delivery of a Potain MCT 58 tower crane on the island of La Reunion

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  • April 11 @ 7:00 pm

CAP for mast climbers & hoists

The IPAF CAP – Competent Assessed Person programme has been adapted for mast climbers and hoists.

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  • April 8 @ 7:00 pm

Fatal crane incident in Sydney

We have only just learnt this week of a fatal crane incident that occurred in Sydney, Australia in late January

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  • April 8 @ 7:00 pm

250t Demag for UAE

Dubai based crane rental company SVEA has taken delivery of a 250t Demag AC 250-5 All Terrain crane

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  • April 8 @ 7:00 pm

Full Palfinger access line for CPL

Palfinger has confirmed CPL as its sole aerial work platform distributor in the UK

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  • April 7 @ 7:00 pm

Crane takes out power

A man was seriously injured when a crane boom came into contact with power lines in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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  • April 7 @ 7:00 pm

Maber for Hoist Hire Services

UK based Hoist Hire Services has invested in new Maber transport platforms and goods hoists

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  • April 7 @ 7:00 pm

More Maeda electrics for AMC

UK spider and mini crawler crane rental company AMC has taken thee more 2.8 tonne Maeda MC285CB-3 all electric spider cranes

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  • April 7 @ 7:00 pm

First Unplugged Liebherr in UK

The first 250 tonne Liebherr LR 1250.1 electric crawler crane in the UK has been handed over to Select Plant Hire

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  • April 7 @ 7:00 pm

Unic for Metzo

Dutch sales and rental company Metzo Machinery has taken delivery of four Unic spider cranes and become a dealer

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  • April 7 @ 7:00 pm

VP bounce back

UK based rental group Vp, has issued a trading statement which says revenues are within five percent of 2019 levels

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  • April 6 @ 7:00 pm

Tadano sets out strategies

Tadano has announced the next steps in its plans to become the leading mobile crane manufacturer.

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  • April 6 @ 7:00 pm

New ‘Spiderbooms’ from Almac

Italian tracked aerial lift manufacturer Almac has unveiled a self-propelled spider lift.

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  • April 6 @ 7:00 pm

Briggs acquires Laois

Briggs Equipment Ireland has acquired Laois Hire Services – the HSS business in Ireland, for €11.2 million

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  • April 6 @ 7:00 pm

First Sinobooms for CP

Ireland’s CP Hire has taken delivery of six 19ft Sinoboom 1932ME scissor lifts, its first machines

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  • April 6 @ 7:00 pm

100 fire platforms for Romania

Rosenbauer has received an order for 100 units of its B45 truck mounted fire rescue platforms for Romania

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  • April 6 @ 7:00 pm

Two Liebherrs for Davies

UK based Davies Crane Hire has taken delivery of two new Liebherr cranes, a 120t LTM 1120-4.1 and a 60t LTM 1060-3.1

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  • April 6 @ 7:00 pm

Riwal takes JLG for Norway

JLG has appointed Dutch sales and rental group Riwal as its official distributor for Norway

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  • April 5 @ 7:00 pm

57% jump for Alta Equipment

US based crane, aerial lift and construction equipment distributor Alta Equipment saw revenues soar last year due to acquisitions.

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  • April 5 @ 7:00 pm

2001 A Vertikal Odyssey

Vertikal.Net was officially launched at Bauma 2001 – 20 years ago this week

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  • April 4 @ 7:00 pm

STSs for Liverpool port

UK port operator Peel Ports has ordered a further two Liebherr ship to shore container cranes for its port in Liverpool.

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  • April 4 @ 7:00 pm

Danish dealer for Jekko

Italian spider and mini crawler crane manufacturer Jekko has appointed Stiholt Hydraulic as its dealer for Denmark.

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  • April 1 @ 7:00 pm

Second LTM 1230 for Rothmund

German crane rental company Rothmund Kran & Montage has taken delivery two Liebherr All Terrain cranes

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  • April 1 @ 7:00 pm

CPL upgrades pick up mount

UK based CPL has mounted its 13.1m Palfinger P130A superstructure on the brand new Isuzu D-Max 4×4 pick up truck chassis

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  • March 31 @ 7:00 pm

Tadano /Demag administration completed

Tadano Demag and Tadano Faun have emerged from administration, having completed the ‘protective shield’ process

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  • March 31 @ 7:00 pm

Ahern acquires KH Lift

International aerial lift and telehandler distribution group Ahern International has acquired KH Lift in Denmark

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  • March 31 @ 7:00 pm

70t Tadano for Alex Grund

German crane rental company Alex Grund has taken delivery of a second 70 tonne Tadano ATF 70G-4 All Terrain crane

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  • March 31 @ 7:00 pm

72m hoist for Grillo

Italian removals specialist Grillo Antonino has taken delivery of a record breaking 72 m Horyong truck mounted furniture hoist

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  • March 31 @ 7:00 pm

LTM 1110-5.1 for Sönke Jordt

German crane rental company Sönke Jordt has taken a new five axle 110t Liebherr LTM 1110-5.1

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  • March 31 @ 7:00 pm

New IPAF course goes live

IPAF has launched its new ‘Site Assessment for MEWP selection’ training course this week.

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  • March 30 @ 7:00 pm

JCB to appeal patent decision

JCB has appealed a French court’s decision to invalidate some of its patents in an infringement case against Manitou

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  • March 30 @ 7:00 pm

First Swiss LTM 1120-4.1

Swiss crane rental company Christen +Cie AG Biel has taken the first Liebherr LTM 1120-4.1 in the country.

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  • March 30 @ 7:00 pm

70m Bronto twins for Nationwide

UK rental company Nationwide Platforms has taken delivery of two new 70m Bronto Skylift S70XR truck mounted platforms

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  • March 30 @ 7:00 pm

More crane guidance documents

The ICSA recently met – virtually – to work on another three guidance documents for crane safety

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  • March 30 @ 7:00 pm

New concept from JMG

JMG has announced the first of an all new pick & carry forklift type crane line with the 25 tonne MC 250.09 FL

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  • March 30 @ 7:00 pm

More detail on Liebherr’s MK73 3.1

Liebherr has released further details on its new three axle mobile self-erecting tower crane, the MK73 3.1

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  • March 29 @ 7:00 pm

Liebherr LTM 1120-4.1 for Steil

German rental company Steil Kranarbeiten has taken delivery of a Liebherr 120t LTM 1120-4.1.

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  • March 29 @ 7:00 pm

First Nagano Z11Auj for Airnace

Swiss rental company Airnace has taken the new version of the 31ft Nagano Z11Auj crawler boom lift

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  • March 29 @ 7:00 pm

Cargotec to sell Navis

Cargotec has agreed to sell its software company Navis to US technology investment company Accel-KKR for €380 million.

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  • March 29 @ 7:00 pm

Standard AGM batteries on Sinoboom

Sinoboom will install Discover AGM maintenance free batteries as standard equipment on all of its aerial lifts

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  • March 29 @ 7:00 pm

Liebherr LTM1120-4.1 for Steil

German rental company Steil Kranarbeiten has taken delivery of a new Liebherr 120t LTM 1120-4.1.

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  • March 29 @ 7:00 pm

350 JCB scissor lifts for Sunbelt

The UK division of Sunbelt Rentals has placed a £65 million order with JCB for 2,100 machines, including 350 scissor lifts

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  • March 29 @ 7:50 am

New Demag and Tadano for Hack

German crane rental company Hack Schwerlastservice has taken delivery of a Demag AC 45 and a 220t Tadano crane

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  • March 28 @ 7:00 pm

Tree worker electrocuted

A man trimming trees from a platform in, rural Tennessee died on Saturday after contact with live overhead power lines

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  • March 28 @ 7:00 pm

New Demag and Tadanos for Hack

German crane rental company Hack Schwerlastservice has taken delivery of a Demag AC 45 and a 220t Tadano crane

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  • March 28 @ 7:00 pm

Sunbelt adds ZTR to access fleet

Sunbelt Rentals UK is to install ZTR access management software and telematics in its entire powered access fleet.

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  • March 28 @ 7:00 pm

30 Snorkels for Spain

Spanish rental company Jofemesa has taken delivery of 30 Snorkel boom and scissor lifts from local distributor Ahern Iberica.

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  • March 28 @ 7:00 pm

New JLG VP for Eastern US/Canada

JLG has appointed Joe Kleiner as regional vice president for the Eastern United States and Eastern Canada

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  • March 25 @ 7:00 pm

Stephen Edward Pirigyi 1937-2021

We have received the sad news that US crane veteran Steve Pirigyi has died from complications following surgery

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  • March 25 @ 7:00 pm

JLG and Genie file anti-dumping petition

JLG and Genie have submitted a petition for the US government to investigate their concern over Chinese aerial lifts being sold below fair

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  • March 25 @ 7:00 pm

Major upgrades to Liebherr Ehingen

Liebherr is making a multimillion euro investment in its mobile crane plant in Ehingen, Germany

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  • March 25 @ 7:00 pm

Solid result from Wacker Neuson

German telehandler manufacturer Wacker Neuson has posted its full year 2020 results

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  • March 25 @ 7:00 pm

Deputy MD for Raimondi

Tower crane manufacturer Raimondi has appointed industry veteran Diego Borgna as deputy managing director

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  • March 25 @ 7:00 pm

Danish dealer for CMC

Italian spider lift manufacturer CMC has appointed sales and rental company Jysk Lift Service as its distributor for Denmark

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  • March 25 @ 7:00 pm

New MD for Crosby Europe

US based hook and rigging gear manufacturer Crosby has appointed Wim Fabricius managing director for Europe, Middle East and Africa

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  • March 25 @ 7:00 pm

New investor for Trackunit

Software investor Hg Capital has purchased a majority stake in telematics/tracking company Trackunit from Goldman Sachs and GRO Capital

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  • March 24 @ 7:00 pm

Boom overturn on film shoot

A boom lift overturned yesterday during a Netflix shoot in Pasadena, California, with high wind gusts blamed

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  • March 24 @ 7:00 pm

Hiab stays with Thor

Hiab has renewed its distribution agreement with Thor Middle East after it was acquired by Al Shirawi

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  • March 24 @ 7:00 pm

Liebherr container cranes go local

Liebherr USA and Canada will take over the sales and support for the company’s Irish built maritime cranes

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  • March 24 @ 7:00 pm

RT scissors for Banner

UK rental company Banner Plant has taken delivery of seven Snorkel Rough Terrain scissor lifts

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  • March 24 @ 7:00 pm

First MCT 275 for Philippines

Philippine contractor PLD has taken delivery of the first two 10 tonne Potain MCT 275 tower cranes in the country

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  • March 24 @ 7:00 pm

Jaso goes flat top

Spanish crane manufacturer Jaso has announced its first flat top tower cranes – the 200t/m J200 Series

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  • March 23 @ 7:00 pm

AC 100 for Caba

Spanish crane rental group Caba Elevación has taken delivery of a 100 tonne Demag AC 100-4L

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  • March 23 @ 7:00 pm

2,000t Modulift spreader

Lifting equipment manufacturer Modulift has launched its largest modular spread beam to date, the 2,000t MOD 1100/2000

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  • March 23 @ 7:00 pm

Two Liebherrs for Emsley

UK’s Emsley Crane Hire has taken delivery of a 130t Liebherr LTM 1130-5.1, with a 110t LTM 1110-5.1 set to follow

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  • March 23 @ 7:00 pm

New IPAF training centre accredited

Last year experienced UK IPAF trainer Paul Stray set up on his own, after he was laid off. On Monday his new business was formally accredited

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  • March 23 @ 7:00 pm

New CEO for Wacker Neuson

Wacker Neuson has appointed Karl Tragl as chief executive, he will take over at the start of June from Kurt interim CEO Helletzgruber

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  • March 23 @ 7:00 pm

New head for ZF Off Highway

ZF has appointed Daniel Härter as head of its Off-Highway and Test Systems division

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  • March 22 @ 7:00 pm

Fatal launch crane collapse

A launching crane collapsed yesterday in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, killing three men on the crane and seriously injuring a passing motorist

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  • March 22 @ 7:00 pm

RT roll in Bermuda

A Rough Terrain crane overturned on a hotel construction site in Bermuda yesterday trapping and injuring the operator

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  • March 22 @ 7:00 pm

Bronto twins for MAS

UK specialist rental company MAS has taken delivery of two 56 metre Bronto S56XR truck mounted platforms.

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  • March 22 @ 7:00 pm

First Grove GMK6300L-1

Indonesian rental company PT Superkrane Mitra Utama has taken the first 300t Grove GMK6300L-1 in the country

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  • March 22 @ 7:00 pm

Second half pick up for GAM

Spanish rental company GAM ‘General de Alquiler de Maquinaria’ has reported a strong pick up in the second half of the year

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  • March 21 @ 7:00 pm

Fatal tree care incident

A man died on Thursday after falling from a truck mounted platform while trimming trees in Dortmund, Germany.

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  • March 21 @ 7:00 pm

Crane overturns onto roof – UPDATE

A man was injured last Wednesday when a truck crane overturned onto an occupied house in Washington, DC

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  • March 21 @ 7:00 pm

Hy-brid adds to sales team

Custom Equipment/Hy-brid Lifts has appointed Dave Ritz as director of sales for NE USA and Eastern & Canada

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  • March 21 @ 7:00 pm

Crane overturns onto roof

A man was injured last Wednesday when a truck crane overturned onto an occupied house in Washington DC

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  • March 21 @ 7:00 pm

Big Genies for Luibl

Germany’s Luibl Rental & Sales has expanded its big boom fleet with 180ft Genie SX-180 ans 150ft SX-150

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  • March 21 @ 7:00 pm

Six Magni 360s for Luibl

German sales and rental company Luibl Rental & Sales has expanded its Roto telescopic handler fleet with six Magni 360 degree telescopic handlers

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  • March 18 @ 7:00 pm

Beware of list sellers

Every day we receive emails from ‘people’ offering to sell us contact lists which we know they do not have

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  • March 18 @ 7:00 pm

90t Liebherr for Chamberlain

UK rental company Chamberlain Crane Hire has taken delivery of a 90 tonne Liebherr LTM 1090-4.2 All Terrain crane.

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  • March 18 @ 7:00 pm

New Tadano truck mounts

Tadano has launched two new truck cranes mounted on commercial chassis a 50 and a 70 tonner

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  • March 18 @ 7:00 pm

IAPA award winners

The latest International Powered Access Awards were announced at the virtual Summit earlier today

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  • March 17 @ 7:00 pm

France Elévateur acquires Movex

French truck mounted lift manufacturer France Elevateur has acquired Spanish manufacturer Movex

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  • March 17 @ 7:00 pm

Mast climber fatalities

Two men died when a mast climber went into freefall on a tower block in Zaragoza, Spain on Tuesday

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  • March 17 @ 7:00 pm

LGMG adds to RT scissors

LGMG has added to its range of diesel Rough Terrain scissor lifts with the introduction of the 32ft SR1018D and 39ft SR1218D.

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  • March 17 @ 7:00 pm

Star expands in south west

UK access rental company Star Platforms has added a new depot in Somerset and appointed Andy Pearson as regional director.

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  • March 17 @ 7:00 pm

Tadano to launch new 130t RT

Tadano has announced a new 118 tonne/130 ton two axle North American Rough Terrain crane – the GR-1300XL-4,

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  • March 17 @ 7:00 pm

Dingli Just4Access

UK rental company Just4Access has taken delivery of more Dingli electric scissor lifts.

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  • March 17 @ 7:00 pm

Zoomlion electric crane goes further

Zoomlion has released a video of its new 25t ZTC250N-EV electric truck crane stacked with advanced features

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  • March 16 @ 7:00 pm

Fifth Böcker for DSM

UK rental company DSM Contract Lifting has taken delivery of a fifth Böcker aluminium truck crane.

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  • March 16 @ 7:00 pm

Genie adds UAE dealer

Genie has appointed Galadari Trucks & Heavy Equipment as distributor for the UAE

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  • March 16 @ 7:00 pm

Dozen E-Drives for Midland Access

UK rental company Midland Access Platforms has taken 12 new Genie slab electric E-Drive scissor lifts

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  • March 16 @ 7:00 pm

Runnion adds to sales team

US based boom truck and loader crane sales and rental company Runnion Equipment Company has expanded its sales team with the appointment of Jake Regnier

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  • March 16 @ 7:00 pm

Versalift goes underbridge

Versalift is to launch its first underbridge inspection platform in Europe

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  • March 15 @ 7:00 pm

Tadano for Strele

Lithuanian crane rental company Strele Logistics has ordered a 130t Tadano ATF 130G-5 All Terrain crane

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  • March 15 @ 7:00 pm

Truck mounted bar

CPL has partnered with Heineken to design the very first bar on a truck mounted platform

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  • March 15 @ 7:00 pm

First Snorkels for FTH

UK rental company FTH Hire group has taken delivery of 10 Snorkel scissor lifts

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  • March 15 @ 7:00 pm

Palfinger restructures in Norway

Palfinger has sold its Norwegian lifeboat manufacturing operation in Ølve via a Management Buy Out

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  • March 14 @ 7:00 pm

Genie Europe virtual event

Genie is to host a virtual new product event for Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India on March 30th

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  • March 14 @ 7:00 pm

Galizias for Lifting Projects UK

UK based Lifting Projects UK has taken delivery of two Galizia all electric pick & carry cranes

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  • March 14 @ 7:00 pm

Potain adds to Chinese MCT line

Potain has added to its Chinese built MCT flat top tower crane range with the introduction of the new eight tonne MCT 185 Topless.

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  • March 14 @ 7:00 pm

Leo Clausen-Gerold 1939 -2021

We have received the sad news that Swiss crane veteran Leo Clausen-Gerold died on March 4th after a long illness. He would have been 82 next month.

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  • March 13 @ 7:00 pm

Hanging out

Spotted in North London last month a man hanging out of a third floor window to clean the stonework above

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  • March 11 @ 7:00 pm

Six new Groves for steel erector

Scottish steelwork contractor J & D Pierce has taken delivery of six new Grove All Terrain cranes

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  • March 11 @ 7:00 pm

Oil&Steels for UK

UK sales and rental company Hird has taken delivery of two 20m Oil&Steel truck mounted platforms

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  • March 11 @ 7:00 pm

Little and large for Wiesbauer

German crane rental company Wiesbauer has ordered two 45t Demag AC 45 Citys and a 650t CC 3800-1 crawler crane.

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  • March 11 @ 7:00 pm

Skyjack hosts vaccination centre

Skyjack is playing host to a new vaccination centre at its premises in Guelph, Ontario, Canada today

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  • March 10 @ 7:00 pm

First LTM 1120 in UK

UK rental company City Lifting has taken delivery of the first 120t Liebherr LTM 1120-4.1 All Terrain crane in the country

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  • March 10 @ 7:00 pm

New sales director for GGR

UK based sales and rental group GGR has appointed Steven King as sales & commercial director

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  • March 10 @ 7:00 pm

MBO at Falcon

UK rental company Falcon Tower Cranes has completed a new Management Buy Out

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  • March 10 @ 7:00 pm

520 JLGs for Aspire

UK rental company Aspire group has added 520 JLG Power Tower push around lifts to its fleet

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  • March 10 @ 7:00 pm

Red ink for Haulotte

French manufacturer Haulotte has released its full year profit & Loss numbers which show a pre-tax loss

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  • March 9 @ 7:00 pm

31 cranes for Ulferts & Wittrock

German crane rental company Ulferts & Wittrock has ordered 31 Liebherr cranes for delivery this year

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  • March 9 @ 7:00 pm

First Hinowa TC13N in UK

UK rental company Elavation has taken delivery of the first Hinowa TeleCrawler 13N telescopic spider lift in the UK

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  • March 9 @ 7:00 pm

Six new JLGs for Peinemann

Dutch crane and access rental company Peinemann has taken delivery of six new 52ft JLG EC520AJ battery powered articulated boom lifts

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  • March 9 @ 7:00 pm

Wolffkran Czech acquisition

Tower crane manufacturer Woffkran has acquired Czech crane rental company Konstruktiva Lokus.

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  • March 8 @ 7:00 pm

60 and 150t Liebherrs for Crowland

UK based rental company Crowland Cranes has taken delivery of another 60t Liebherr LTM 1060-3.1 and ordered the first 150t LTM 1150-5.3 in the UK

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  • March 8 @ 7:00 pm

Sinoboom for Drogheda

Irish rental company Drogheda Hire & Sales has taken the first 13ft Sinoboom 1330SE micro scissors in the Republic of Ireland

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  • March 8 @ 7:00 pm

Terex utilities Z-45 insulated boom

Terex Utilities has announced two new lifts at a virtual event last week including the 45ft Z-45 Substation Utility Boom

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  • March 8 @ 7:00 pm

Safety check for CMC 83HD+

Italian spider lift manufacturer CMC has issued a ‘Non-Mandatory update for its 25m 83HD+ in North America – (S25 in Europe)

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  • March 7 @ 7:00 pm

New MK for Liebherr

Liebherr is preparing to launch a brand new three axle mobile self-erecting tower crane at the end of the month – the MK 73-3.1.

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  • March 7 @ 7:00 pm

Fatal AWP incident

A man died last Wednesday after falling from an aerial work platform in Chicago, Illinois

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  • March 7 @ 7:00 pm

Denis Henry Ashworth 1923 – 2021

We have been passed the sad news that access industry engineering veteran Denis Ashworth has died

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  • March 7 @ 7:00 pm

Fatal boom incident

A man died last Wednesday after falling from an aerial work platform in Chicago, Illinois

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  • March 7 @ 7:00 pm

Electric telehandler for Bennie

UK rental company Bennie Equipment has taken delivery of a Faresin 6.26 Electric battery powered telehandler

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  • March 7 @ 7:00 pm

Liebherr STS crane for TMS

Liebherr has delivered a new ship to shore container crane to Terminales Maritimas Del Sureste (TMS) in Alicante, Spain

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  • March 7 @ 7:00 pm

The Essex way

UK aerial lift rental company Upward Powered Access is opening a fourth location in Billericay, Essex this week to cover east of London

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  • March 5 @ 7:00 pm

Sumitomo snaps up Aver Asia

Japan’s Sumitomo Corporation has acquired Singapore based aerial lift sales and rental company Aver Asia in an all share purchase deal.

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  • March 4 @ 7:00 pm

Name the spider

UK rental company Clements Plant and Access Hire has taken a new 22m Bluelift SA22 and is looking for a name a prize for the best suggestion

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  • March 4 @ 7:00 pm

Manitou slashes debt

Telehandler and aerial lift manufacturer Manitou has published its full year financial results, which show a sharp reduction in net debt

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  • March 4 @ 7:00 pm

Anne James/Wickens retires

Anne Wickens/Anne James is taking early retirement and will leave Lavendon/Loxam after almost 25 years with the company.

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  • March 4 @ 7:00 pm

Aircraft grade decals for rental market

An aviation paint and branding company in the UK has expanded its decal, vehicle livery and instruction label division and is targeting the rental market

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  • March 4 @ 7:00 pm

Demag for F.A.C

Sicilian crane rental company F.A.C has taken delivery of a new 220 tonne Demag AC 220-5

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  • March 4 @ 7:00 pm

Dan Kaplan 1942-2021

We have received the sad news of the death of rental industry veteran Dan Kaplan, who passed away last Thursday, February 28th, he was 78

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  • March 3 @ 7:00 pm

Tree takes crane over

A truck crane overturned onto a house near New Orleans, Louisiana – yesterday after an outrigger punched through a concrete drive while lifting trees

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  • March 3 @ 7:00 pm

Impressive numbers from Ashtead

Ashtead – owner of Sunbelt Rentals in the USA, Canada and the UK has published its third quarter results which disclose an impressive performance

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  • March 3 @ 7:00 pm

Tahitian dealer for Haulotte

Haulotte has appointed Sopadep as its aerial lift and telehandler distributor for French Polynesia, in Tahiti.

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  • March 3 @ 7:00 pm

20 Bravi for Nationwide

UK based rental company Nationwide Platforms has placed an initial order for 20 Bravi Leonardo HD self-propelled lifts

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  • March 3 @ 7:00 pm

650 and 120 tonners for AKM

German rental company AKM Autokranvermietung has taken a new 700t Liebherr LTM 1650-8.1 and a 120 tonne LTM 1120-4.1

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  • March 3 @ 7:00 pm

New maintenance facility for Bigge

US Crane sales and rental company Bigge Crane and Rigging has opened a large crane repair and maintenance centre near Houston, Texas

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  • March 2 @ 7:00 pm

Tadano unveils 700t AT

Tadano Japan has unveiled a 700 tonne seven axle All Terrain crane, the AR-7000N-1

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  • March 2 @ 7:00 pm

Hybrid slab scissor

Chinese manufacturer Goman has launched a range of four dual power slab scissor lifts with working heights from eight to 16 metres.

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  • March 2 @ 7:00 pm

Liebherr for MacLeod

Scottish contractor MacLeod Construction has taken delivery of a new 50 tonne three axle Liebherr LTM 1050-3.1

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  • March 2 @ 7:00 pm

Oil&Steel adds to team

Italian aerial lift manufacturer Oil&Steel has made two new appointments to its technical and logistic team

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  • March 1 @ 7:00 pm

Big JMG for Merritts

UK based heavy moving company Joseph Merritt Group has expanded its lifting fleet with a new 58 tonne all electric JMG MC 580

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  • March 1 @ 7:00 pm

Boom back to black

Australian crane and access rental company Boom Logistics has reported a first half profit on lower revenues

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  • March 1 @ 7:00 pm

Speedy updates

UK rental group Speedy has issued a trading statement is closing its International operations.

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  • February 28 @ 7:00 pm

Hoist division for Speedy

UK rental group Speedy has opened a specialist hoist division with a £1.5 million investment in Geda rack & pinion hoists

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  • February 28 @ 7:00 pm

JCB vs Manitou ruling

The Paris Court of Justice has issued a further ruling on the patent infringement case brought by JCB against Manitou regarding a telehandler overload system

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  • February 28 @ 7:00 pm

90m Bronto for Greece

Greek crane rental company Chrysanthopoulos Cranes has taken a delivery of a 90m Bronto S90HLA truck mounted platform, the largest in the country

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  • February 28 @ 7:00 pm

200t Tadano for Armstrong

Canadian crane rental company Armstrong Crane & Rigging has taken delivery of a 200 tonne Tadano ATF 200G-5 All Terrain crane

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  • February 28 @ 7:00 pm

Fundraiser for injured arborist

A GoFundMe page has been set up for a tree worker who was seriously injured last week in a platform incident

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  • February 26 @ 7:00 pm

Palfinger optimistic for 2021

Loader crane and aerial lift manufacturer Palfinger has published its results for 2020 and expects first quarter growth

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  • February 25 @ 7:00 pm

Recovery crane overturns

A crane was called in to recover a truck that suffered a spectacular crash on the A-44 in Jaén, Spain but it overturned and destroyed what was left of the truck

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  • February 25 @ 7:00 pm

New loader crane from Effer

Effer has launched the 80 to 90 tonne/metre Effer 1000, its first major new loader crane since it was acquired by Hiab in 2018

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  • February 25 @ 7:00 pm

100 Hiabs for UK’s MV Commercial

UK commercial vehicle sales and rental company MV Commercial has ordered 100 Hiab loader cranes

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  • February 25 @ 7:00 pm

New service manager for Versalift UK

Versalift UK has appointed Derek Murdoch as service manager

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  • February 25 @ 7:00 pm

First Moritsch RTL 195 for UK

Italian tower crane company Moritsch has started shipping its new 16 tonne RTL 195 luffing jib crane

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  • February 24 @ 7:00 pm

Double rollover

Two large mobile cranes overturned earlier this week when the verge of the approach road collapsed at a wind farm in Scotland

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  • February 24 @ 7:00 pm

Dropped vessel

A large whey tank crashed onto a crane in the UK earlier this week when a lifting lugs failed during a tandem lift

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  • February 24 @ 7:00 pm

Crawler drops jib

A crawler crane jib collapsed on Tuesday on a job site in Syracuse, New York.

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  • February 24 @ 7:00 pm

Bigger winch for Palazzani

Italian spider lift manufacturer Palazzani has introduced a higher capacity hydraulic winch for its 52 metre XTJ 52+ spider lift

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  • February 24 @ 7:00 pm

Goldhofer adds to UK network

German trailer manufacturer Goldhofer has appointed sales and rental company Specialist Trailer Hire as a distributor for England

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  • February 24 @ 7:00 pm

Skyjack’s biggest scissor

Day four of Skyjack’s SkyWorld virtual launch programme and today it is the turn of the new 64ft SJ9664 RT full size Rough Terrain scissor lift

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  • February 24 @ 7:00 pm

AC 55s for Peinemann

Dutch rental company Peinemann has taken delivery of two 55 tonne Demag AC 55-3 All Terrain cranes

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  • February 24 @ 7:00 pm

APEX cancelled

Apex the international powered access show, and IRE which were due to have been held in the Netherlands June 15th -17th have been cancelled

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  • February 23 @ 7:00 pm

New distributor for Klubb

Klubb has appointed access sales and rental company CDP Access as distributor for Romania.

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  • February 23 @ 7:00 pm

Snorkels for Canary Island

Gran Canaria rental company Elevaciones Archipiélago has taken delivery of seven electric Snorkel boom and scissor lifts.

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  • February 23 @ 7:00 pm

Smart tyre system from Liebherr

Liebherr has developed its Smart Tyre System to reduce tyre wear on its reachstackers.

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  • February 23 @ 7:00 pm

Skyjack to unveil micro scissors

Day three of Skyjack’s link[https://www.skyjack.com/skyworld-live](Skyworld event) and today it will unveil two all new micro scissor lifts.

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  • February 23 @ 7:00 pm

More cranes for Mammoet Mid East

Mammoet has taken delivery of eight cranes for its various locations throughout the Middle East, Africa and Caspian.

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  • February 23 @ 7:00 pm

New chairman for GGR

UK spider crane and vacuum handling specialist GGR has appointed Sat Dhaiwal as non-executive chairman

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  • February 22 @ 7:00 pm

Vertikal Days moves to September

Vertikal Days 2021 has moved from May to September as a result of the UK governments new guidelines on the ending of Lockdown rules

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  • February 22 @ 7:00 pm

All new Haulotte Boom lift

Haulotte has unveiled an all new 46ft all electric articulated boom lift, the Sigma 16 and Sigma 16 Pro

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  • February 22 @ 7:00 pm

500t Liebherr for Darcy Pacheco

Brazilian heavy lift contractor Darcy Pacheco Soluções de Peso has taken delivery of a new 500 tonne Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1

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  • February 22 @ 7:00 pm

New Genie telehandler

Genie has launched the new 17 metre/4,500kgGTH-1056 North American telehandler

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  • February 22 @ 7:00 pm

Electric boom for Premier

UK rental company Premier Platforms has taken delivery of the first 66ft Dingli BA22ERT electric articulated boom lift in the country

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  • February 22 @ 7:00 pm

90m Palfinger for Canary Islands

Spanish rental company Grúas y Transportes Bony has taken delivery of a 90 metre Palfinger P900 truck mounted platform

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  • February 22 @ 7:00 pm

New Skyjack boom lifts

Skyjack will unveil four new boom lifts later today – two telescopics and two new articulated boom lifts

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  • February 22 @ 7:00 pm

Pick up for H&E

US sales and rental company H&E Equipment Services has released its fourth quarter results which show a solid pick up in revenues

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  • February 21 @ 7:00 pm

525 JCB telehandlers for Ardent

UK based telehandler rental company Ardent has ordered 525 new JCB telehandlers in a deal worth £26 million

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  • February 21 @ 7:00 pm

New sales manager for Airo

Italian aerial lift manufacturer Airo has appointed Stefan Weber as general sales manager.

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  • February 21 @ 7:00 pm

45t added to City set

Spanish crane rental company Grúas Valladolid has taken delivery of a 45 tonne Demag AC 45 City All Terrain crane

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  • February 21 @ 7:00 pm

Hybrid Kalmars for Hutchinson

Hong Kong based port operator Hutchison Ports has ordered 10 hybrid Kalmar straddle carriers for its Delta terminal in Rotterdam, the Netherlands

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  • February 21 @ 7:00 pm

20ft Skyjack mast

Skyjack is to launch an all new mast type self-propelled lift later today in the form of the 20ft SJ20 – which joins the current 12ft SJ12 and 16ft SJ16

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  • February 21 @ 7:00 pm

Jalo & Jalo and Janneniska move closer

Finnish truck mounted platform rental companies Jalo & Jalo and Janneniska are to step up their co-operation.

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  • February 19 @ 7:00 pm

Atlanta tower crane mishap

News is coming in of an unstable tower crane in the centre of Atlanta, Georgia.

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  • February 18 @ 7:00 pm

New CEO for Tadano

Tadano chief executive Koichi Tadano will move to chairman from the start of April, with Toshiaki Ujiie taking over as chief executive

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  • February 18 @ 7:00 pm

Caught on video

Toronto’s auditor general has issued videos of tree contractors committing serious safety breaches including contacting overhead lines

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  • February 18 @ 7:00 pm

AMC boosts sales team

UK spider crane rental company AMC has expanded its sales team with four new appointments

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  • February 18 @ 7:00 pm

Palfinger back on track

Palfinger has resumed normal operations following a serious cyber attack at the end of last month

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  • February 18 @ 7:00 pm

Green telehandlers for Sunbelt

The UK based division of Sunbelt Rentals has purchased a trial number of Faresin 6.26 Full Electric compact telehandlers

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  • February 18 @ 7:00 pm

Tadano Faun/Demag plan approved

Tadano Demag/Tadano Faun creditors have overwhelmingly voted to accept the company’s plan of reorganisation

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  • February 17 @ 7:00 pm

Jerome ‘Jake’ Liptak 1937-2021

We have received the belated news that Jerome ‘Jake’ Liptak a co-founders of ALL Erection & Crane Rental has died

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  • February 17 @ 7:00 pm

21 Liebherr ATs for All

US crane and access rental group ALL has ordered 21 new cranes from Liebherr, topped by a 700t LTM 11650-8.1, for delivery this year

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  • February 17 @ 7:00 pm

Crane travel overturn

A crane operator was badly hurt when his crane rolled on a road near Stuarts Point New South Wales, Australia

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