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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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  • February 17 @ 7:00 pm

Wasel goes bigger

German crane rental company Wasel has taken delivery of a new 700t Liebherr LTM 1650-8.1 All Terrain crane and ordered a new 700t LR 1700 crawler

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  • February 17 @ 7:00 pm

First GTC-800 in Germany

German rental company Jaromin has taken delivery of the first 80t Tadano GTC-800EX telescopic crawler crane in the country

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  • February 17 @ 7:00 pm

Five RTGs Norfolk Southern

US railway transportation company Norfolk Southern has ordered five hybrid Konecranes rubber tyred gantry (RTG) cranes.

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  • February 17 @ 7:00 pm

10 Snorkels for Tyne & Wear

UK rental company Tyne & Wear Access has taken delivery of 10 Snorkel boom and scissor lifts.

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  • February 17 @ 7:00 pm

Zoomlion trading statement

Chinese crane, aerial lift and construction equipment manufacturer Zoomlion has issued an upbeat trading statement for the full year 2020

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  • February 16 @ 7:00 pm

Dewsbury adds to fleet

UK rental company Dewsbury & Proud has taken the first of three Liebherr All Terrain cranes

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  • February 16 @ 7:00 pm

Wind takes 650t crawler

A 650 tonne crawler crane overturned on a wind farm in Sweden last month and is now being recovered.

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  • February 16 @ 7:00 pm

New non-exec for Boom

Australian crane and access rental company Boom Logistics has appointed Kieran Pryke as an independent director

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  • February 16 @ 7:00 pm

More platforms for Johnson Arabia

Johnson Arabia has ordered 112 new aerial work platforms mostly for the company’s new location in Muscat, Oman

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  • February 16 @ 7:00 pm

66 RTs for Tecno Gru

Italian crane company Tecno Gru has placed an order for 66 Terex Rough Terrain cranes.

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  • February 16 @ 7:00 pm

Green lifts for Kranpunkten

Swedish rental company Kranpunkten has ordered more than 200 electric or hybrid powered aerial work platforms for 2021

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  • February 16 @ 7:00 pm

New Broderson

US crane manufacturer Broderson has launched the all new 18t IC-280-A carry deck crane

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  • February 15 @ 7:00 pm

Virtual launch events

With the ARA Show postponed Skyjack and Genie are planning virtual launch events for later this month

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  • February 15 @ 7:00 pm

Second HK 40 for MSG

German rental company MSG Krandienst has taken delivery of second 40t Tadano HK 40 truck crane

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  • February 15 @ 7:00 pm

Valla launches V110R

Manitex/Valla has launched a new 11 tonne V110R battery powered pick & carry crane

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  • February 15 @ 7:00 pm

More Haulottes for Alcamar

Spanish rental company Alcamar has taken delivery of a further 11 Haulotte scissor lifts.

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  • February 15 @ 7:00 pm

Better quarter for Genie

Terex has published its full year/fourth quarter results which show a solid pick up for Genie

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  • February 14 @ 7:00 pm

Time Versalift completes Ruthmann acquisition

Time Manufacturing has completed its acquisition of German manufacturer Ruthmann

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  • February 14 @ 7:00 pm

Palfinger PK 165 for Mallorca

Spanish crane and lift rental company Grúas Pol has taken delivery of a 125t/m Palfinger PK 165.002 TEC 7

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  • February 14 @ 7:00 pm

Further STSs for SEA-invest

Antwerp Container Terminal has ordered a further two Liebherr ship to shore cranes

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  • February 14 @ 7:00 pm

Three Palazzanis for Sicily

Italian rental company Mandalà Noleggi has taken delivery of three large Palazanni spider lifts

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  • February 14 @ 7:00 pm

Crane drops jib

The jib of a luffing tower crane working in Brooklyn, New York dropped yesterday after some form of failure

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  • February 11 @ 7:00 pm

More electric Faresins for O’Brien

UK rental company M O’Brien Plant Hire has ordered more Faresin 6.26 Full Electric compact telehandlers.

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  • February 11 @ 7:00 pm

Experience required

We have seen jobs advertised demanding experience where there is little, to no opportunity to acquire it

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  • February 11 @ 7:00 pm

Airo’s for Biderbost

Swiss aerial lift rental company Hebebühne Biderbost has taken delivery of five new Airo work platforms

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  • February 11 @ 7:00 pm

Point of Rental moves into Germany

US based rental software specialist Point of Rental is moving into the German market and opening a local office

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  • February 11 @ 7:00 pm

CoMet beefs up sales team

Italian truck mounted lift manufacturer CoMet has appointed Alessio Mazzari sales manager for Northern Italy and Switzerland.

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  • February 11 @ 7:00 pm

First LTM 1120 in Germany

Germany crane company Schwientek has taken the first Liebherr LTM 1120-4.1 All Terrain crane in the country

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  • February 11 @ 7:00 pm

New CFO for Alimak

Swedish based mast climber and hoist manufacturer Alimak has named Thomas Hendel as chief financial officer.

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  • February 10 @ 7:00 pm

Stephen Gray 1977-2021

We have received the tragic news that Stephen Gray an operator with UK Falcon Tower Cranes has died

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  • February 10 @ 7:00 pm

Crosby buys into Verton

Crosby the US based hook and rigging gear manufacturer has made a significant investment in Verton

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  • February 10 @ 7:00 pm

Palfinger acquires Barcelona distributor

Palfinger is to acquire its Barcelona based distributor Equipdraulic

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  • February 10 @ 7:00 pm

Nooteboom adds service partner

Dutch trailer manufacturer Nooteboom has appointed Hodel Betriebe as its service partner in Switzerland

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  • February 10 @ 7:00 pm

650t crawler for MCM

French crane rental company MCM Groupe Autaa has taken delivery of a 650 tonne Demag CC 3800-1 lattice boom crawler crane.

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  • February 10 @ 7:00 pm

10 Snorkels for SOOS

Spanish sales and rental company SOOS Maquinaria has taken delivery of 10 Snorkel S3219E scissor lifts

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  • February 9 @ 7:00 pm

Liebherr to introduce 700t crawler

We have received early details of Liebherr’s new 700 tonne LR 1700-1.0 lattice boom crawler crane

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  • February 9 @ 7:00 pm

Forsyth takes Rodger

Forsyth of Denny has acquired the Rodger crane hire business located in Earlston in the Scottish Borders

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  • February 9 @ 7:00 pm

HO expands crane operation

German towing and recovery company HO has taken delivery of a 200 tonne Tadano ATF 200-5.1 All Terrain crane.

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  • February 9 @ 7:00 pm

Open cabs for Snorkel teles

Snorkel telehandlers will in future be available with either open or enclosed cabs

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  • February 9 @ 7:00 pm

Eng luffer for Concrane

Canadian tower crane rental company Concrane Equipment has taken delivery of a Eng EDKH 185 hydraulic luffing tower/derrick crane.

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  • February 9 @ 7:00 pm

Strong finish for Manitowoc

Manitowoc has reported its fourth quarter and full year results, which show a strong pickup in the final three months of the year.

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  • February 8 @ 7:00 pm

Haulotte modestly optimistic

Haulotte has posted its full year revenues, which show a decent pick up in the fourth quarter, which it expects to continue in 2021

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  • February 8 @ 7:00 pm

50 Niftylift Hybrids for Speedy

UK rental company Speedy Powered Access has started taking delivery of 50 new Niftylift hybrid boom lifts

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  • February 8 @ 7:00 pm

Another Liebherr for MGA

UK rental company MGA Crane Hire has taken delivery of a 60 tonne Liebherr LTM 1060-3.1 All Terrain crane

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  • February 8 @ 7:00 pm

Comansa adds to 21LC series

Comansa has added two new flat top cranes to its 21LC series -the 21LC600 and the 21LC650 – with 20 or 25 tonne maximum capacities

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  • February 8 @ 7:00 pm

BigRentz boosts senior management team

US based rental network BigRentz has appointed Tom Belmont as COO and Jim Arabia as chief marketing officer

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  • February 8 @ 7:00 pm

Barge cranes for Guinea

Chinese’s Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard group has ordered two 100 tonne Konecranes Gottwald Model 8 floating cranes.

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  • February 8 @ 7:00 pm

Order intake pick up at Hiab

Hiab and Kalmar parent Cargotec has released its full year results with a solid pick up in order intake in the fourth quarter for Hiab

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  • February 7 @ 7:00 pm

Raimondi moves into Korea

Tower crane manufacturer Raimondi has appointed Korea’s Loan International as its distributor and delivered the first LR273 luffers

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  • February 7 @ 7:00 pm

New product development head for JLG

JLG has appointed Rob Messina as senior vice president of product development and product management.

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  • February 7 @ 7:00 pm

Five reconditioned Grove ATs for Locar

Brazilian rental company Locar Cranes and Intermodal Transport has purchased five reconditioned Grove All Terrain cranes

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  • February 7 @ 7:00 pm

Orders pick up at Hiab

Hiab and Kalmar parent Cargotec has released its full year results with a solid pick up in order intake in the fourth quarter for Hiab

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  • February 7 @ 7:00 pm

Schmidbauer swallows Mottinger

German crane rental company Schmidbauer has acquired Mottinger Kran und Transport, which is based in Regensburg, Bavaria.

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  • February 7 @ 7:00 pm

Magni merges US operations

Magni is to merge Magni America Inc of Kansas into Magni America LLC, New Jersey, creating a single company

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  • February 7 @ 7:00 pm

Five 250/200t Grove ATs for Locar

Brazilian rental company Locar Cranes and Intermodal Transport purchased five Grove All Terrain cranes

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  • February 7 @ 7:00 pm

Under the rainbow

Tree surgeon Ian McClelland was trimming trees from his Hinowa Lightlift 26.14 spider lift when a rainbow appeared

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  • February 4 @ 7:00 pm

Haulotte’s new fleet management system

Haulotte has launched a new telematics based fleet management system – Sherpal – for its work platforms and telehandlers

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  • February 4 @ 7:00 pm

Multitel adds Czech & Slovak dealer

Multitel Pagliero has appointed Inreka Plošiny Servis as distributor for Czech Republic and Slovakia.

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  • February 4 @ 7:00 pm

Sälzer adds to Demag fleet

German crane rental company Sälzer Autokrane & Transporte has taken delivery of a 250t Demag AC 250-5 All Terrain crane

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  • February 4 @ 7:00 pm

Snorkel upgrades A62JRT

Snorkel has started production of its newly upgraded 62ft A62JRT articulated Rough Terrain boom lift

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  • February 3 @ 7:00 pm

Tadano moves into the red

Japanese manufacturer Tadano has reported lower nine month sales, with a steeper loss than originally forecast

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  • February 3 @ 7:00 pm

Environmental penalty for Tadano

Tadano has revealed that it has been holding discussions with the US EPA regarding environmental reporting issues prior to 2017

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  • February 3 @ 7:00 pm

Liebherr maritime ends year on high

Liebherr’s maritime crane division performed better than anticipated in 2020 with higher order intake than 2019

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  • February 3 @ 7:00 pm

Mammoet adds to Taiwan network

Mammoet has added a third location in Taiwan as part of its Joint Venture with Giant Heavy Machinery Services

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  • February 3 @ 7:00 pm

Two Spierings for HK Airport

Hong Kong based Gammon Construction has taken delivery of two of the first Spierings self erecting tower cranes in the region.

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  • February 3 @ 7:00 pm

Mec Xtra-Deck for booms

MEC Aerial Work Platforms has adapted its ‘Xtra-Deck’ option for boom lifts

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  • February 2 @ 7:00 pm

Genie Superlift for JMS

UK Based JMS has purchased a volume of new Genie Superlift Advantage Material Lifts

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  • February 2 @ 7:00 pm

Hydreco and Continental Hydraulics to merge

Italian hydraulic component manufacturer Duplomatic is to merge the US operations of Hydreco with US operation Continental Hydraulics

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  • February 2 @ 7:00 pm

Grove RTs for Wilhelm

US construction contractor F.A Wilhelm has taken delivery of two 51t Grove GRT655L Rough Terrain cranes.

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  • February 2 @ 7:00 pm

PM loader for AP

UK haulage company A P Hollingworth has taken delivery of a 49.3 tonne/metre PM 57.526 SP loader crane.

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  • February 2 @ 7:00 pm

Alta to distribute Tadano

US based Alta Equipment has added Tadano, Mantis and Demag cranes to its product line in Illinois and Indiana

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  • February 1 @ 7:00 pm

Dropped load

A tower crane working on the town hall in Herzogenaurach, Germany dropped a bundle of rebar steel onto the roof of a neighbouring building

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  • February 1 @ 7:00 pm

Bronto adds Backwatch systems

Backwatch Safety Products and Bronto Skylift UK have developed a camera, sensor and alarm system for the new TfL ‘Direct Vision Standard’

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  • February 1 @ 7:00 pm

46 Nanos for GSV

Danish rental company GSV has taken delivery of 46 JLG/Power Towers Nano SP low level work platforms

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  • February 1 @ 7:00 pm

First Böcker for Cork

Anglo Irish crane rental company Cork Crane Hire has taken delivery of its first Böcker aluminium truck crane with a 12 tonne AK 52

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  • February 1 @ 7:00 pm

Employee ownership for Horizon

UK rental company Horizon Platforms has announced that ownership of the company will transition to new Employee Ownership Trust,

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  • January 31 @ 7:00 pm

Ultra light self-propelled tracked boom

Almac has worked with Multitel Pagliero to develop new low weight self-propelled/levelling tracked boom lift

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  • January 31 @ 7:00 pm

New GM for Terex Cranes N.America

Terex Cranes has appointed Andreas Ernst as general manager cranes for the Americas.

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  • January 31 @ 7:00 pm

Point of Rental takes Rental Hosting

US based rental software developer Point of Rental has acquired Rental Hosting, a web design/hosting company

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  • January 31 @ 7:00 pm

Two GTC-1800EXs for Prangl

Austrian crane and access rental company Prangl has ordered two Tadano 156 tonne Tadano GTC-1800EX telescopic crawler cranes.

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  • January 31 @ 7:00 pm

Capex bounce back at United

United rentals has released its full year results and is forecasting capital expenditure to bounce back to 2019 levels or more in 2021

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  • January 31 @ 7:00 pm

Rigger seriously injured in crane incident

A rigger/ship fitter working at the Bath Iron Works shipyard in Maine was critically injured last Saturday, while working with one of the cranes on site

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  • January 29 @ 7:00 pm

Truck crane overturn

A truck crane overturned in Mesa, Arizona yesterday with the boom coming down on two mobile homes.

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  • January 29 @ 7:00 pm

José Antonio Eiriz 1959-2021

We have received the sad news that José Antonio Eiriz, owner and CEO of Spanish crane and aerial lift rental company Gruas Eiriz has died

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  • January 28 @ 7:00 pm

Tadano and Demag restructuring gathers pace

The restructuring programmes for Tadano Faun in Lauf and Tadano Demag in Zweibrücken will shortly be concluded, we spoke with CEO Jens Ennen to update onthe progress

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  • January 28 @ 7:00 pm

Fourth quarter pick up for Manitou

Manitou has reported a 24 percent fall in full year revenues for 2020, but saw a strong pick up in order intake during the fourth quarter

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  • January 28 @ 7:00 pm

UK’s first Palazzani 37+

UK access rental company Paramount Platforms has taken delivery of the UK’s first 37m Palazzani XTJ 37+ spider lift

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  • January 28 @ 7:00 pm

JCB staffs up

JCB is recruiting new staff as demand picks up and begins to return to pre Covid-19 levels

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  • January 28 @ 7:00 pm

PVE to build Electric crawlers

Dutch contractor VolkerWessels is working with Dutch crane and piling rental company PVE Cranes & Services to develop a range of electric crawler cranes

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  • January 27 @ 7:00 pm

Another new Demag

Tadano Demag has announced a new 80t long boomed four axle Demag All Terrain crane the AC 80-4

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  • January 27 @ 7:00 pm

Latest Cranes & Access online

The latest digital issue of Cranes & Access is now online and available to read or download.

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  • January 27 @ 7:00 pm

Riwal and Viktor Baumann team up

Crane company Viktor Baumann and aerial lift/telehandler rental company Riwal Deutschland have formed a partnership

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  • January 27 @ 7:00 pm

Dino 280RXT for Maxim Doménech

Spanish rental company Maxim Doménech has taken a new 86ft Dinolift 280RXT self-propelled Rough Terrain boom lift

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  • January 27 @ 7:00 pm

More electric Aichis for Doornbos

Dutch rental company Doornbos has taken another four 46ft battery electric Aichi SP14DJE telescopic boom lifts

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  • January 27 @ 7:00 pm

JLG recovery picks up

JLG has posted its first quarter results for the three months to the end of December

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  • January 26 @ 7:00 pm

William ‘Bill’ McKenna 1956 – 2021

We have received the sad news that William ‘Bill’ McKenna, of US crane and rigging supply company F&M Mafco has died

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  • January 26 @ 7:00 pm

Ahern Ireland adds to sales team

Snorkel and Xtreme distributor Ahern Ireland has appointed Sean Hopkins as field sales representative

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  • January 26 @ 7:00 pm

More Liebherrs for NTB

Bremerhaven’s NTB has taken delivery of four additional Liebherr ship to shore container cranes

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  • January 26 @ 7:00 pm

180t Grove for Polish refinery

Polish oil company Lotos Serwis has taken delivery of a new 180 tonne Grove GMK5180-1 All Terrain crane

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  • January 26 @ 7:00 pm

Fatal crane incident

A man died at a crane rental yard in Channelview, Texas on Monday when he was struck by a crane

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  • January 25 @ 7:00 pm

Sinoboom’s new UK initiative

Sinoboom has announced a partnership with UK based Pinnacle Platforms led by Tim White and Wayne Lawson

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  • January 25 @ 7:00 pm

LGMG appoints Nacelexpert

Chinese manufacturer LGMG has appointed Nacelexpert as its distributor for France

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  • January 25 @ 7:00 pm

1,000 Versalift VTLs

Versalift Denmark has built the 1,000th unit of its new VTL van mounted platform

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  • January 25 @ 7:00 pm

Neon Snorkels

UK access rental company Neon Hire Services has taken delivery of 10 Snorkel TM12 mast type lifts

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  • January 25 @ 7:00 pm

Another Tadano for Taurus

Austrian crane rental company Taurus Kran & Transport has taken delivery of a 220tTadano ATF 220-5.1 All Terrain crane

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  • January 25 @ 7:00 pm

Bucket truck overturn and recovery

A bucket truck being used to cut trees overturned on Friday in Montgomery County, Texas

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  • January 24 @ 7:00 pm

First Böcker for Marsden

UK rental company Marsden Crane Hire has taken delivery of its first Böcker aluminium truck crane

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  • January 24 @ 7:00 pm

Second Grove GMK5150L for Wiesbauer

German crane rental company Wiesbauer has taken a second 150 tonne Grove GMK5150L All Terrain crane

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  • January 24 @ 7:00 pm

Falcon unveils smaller spider range

Danish spider lift manufacturer Falcon has announced a new five model range of spider lifts with working heights from 13 to 27m

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  • January 21 @ 7:00 pm

Boom on fire

A number of you have sent us copies or links to a video of a boom lift that caught fire after getting too close to overhead power lines.

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  • January 21 @ 7:00 pm

Oil & Steel strengthen sales team

Italian truck mounted and spider lift manufacturer Oil & Steel has appointed Roberto Veronesi as export sales manager

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  • January 21 @ 7:00 pm

Four Snorkel telehandlers for UK

UK rental company Independent Hire has taken delivery of four 2,600kg/5.79 metre Snorkel SR626 compact telehandlers.

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  • January 21 @ 7:00 pm

Steil takes first Tadano GTC-1800EX

German crane rental company Steil Kranarbeiten has taken delivery of the first Tadano GTC-1800EX telescopic crawler crane to be shipped

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  • January 21 @ 7:00 pm

JLG EC520AJ for Xtra

Dutch rental company Xtra Materieel has taken a new 52ft JLG EC520AJ electric articulated boom lift, one of the first in the Netherlands

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  • January 20 @ 7:00 pm

Canadian dealer for Bronto

Bronto Skylift has appointed sales and rental company Tri-Lift as its second distributor in Canada

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  • January 20 @ 7:00 pm

Nagano booms for HRK

Finnish rental company HRK has taken delivery of two new 60ft Nagano 20ATuj tracked articulated boom lifts

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  • January 20 @ 7:00 pm

Canadian dealer forBronto

Bronto Skylift has appointed sales and rental company Tri-Lift as its second distributor in Canada

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  • January 20 @ 7:00 pm

71 cranes delivered to German army

The German Federal Ministry of Defence has taken delivery of the final units in a 71 crane order

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  • January 20 @ 7:00 pm

Kuiphuis adds new location

Dutch crane rental company Kuiphuis Kraanverhuur has acquired J&H Kraanverhuur

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  • January 19 @ 7:00 pm

First JLG EC520AJS for Riwal

Dutch international rental group Riwal has taken its first JLG EC lithium battery boom lift – a 52ft EC520AJ

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  • January 19 @ 7:00 pm

Four, Five, Six axle Groves for MSG

German heavy lift and haulage company MSG Krandienst has taken delivery of three new Grove All Terrain cranes

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  • January 19 @ 7:00 pm

2020 OK for Bravi

Italian aerial lift manufacturer Bravi says that it closed 2020 with a very marginal increase in revenues, compared to 2019

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  • January 18 @ 7:00 pm

Manufacturers reps for Sinoboom N.A

Sinoboom North America has appointed seven new independent manufacturer representatives in the USA.

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  • January 18 @ 7:00 pm

110t Liebherrs for Sarens Benelux

Sarens Benelux has taken several five axle 110 tonne Liebherr LTM 1110-5.1 All Terrain cranes

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  • January 18 @ 7:00 pm

André Martin 1924 – 2021

We have received the sad news that André Martin, a veteran of the French crane rental industry and founder of Transport Martin Levage, has died

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  • January 18 @ 7:00 pm

Omega Morgan buys Sarens out of JV

Omega Morgan has acquired Sarens stake in the companies Joint Venture – Omega Morgan Sarens

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  • January 18 @ 7:00 pm

2,600t wind crane for OIM

Huisman is to build a 2,600t Leg Encircling Crane for OIM Wind’s BT-220IU Wind Installation Vessel

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  • January 17 @ 7:00 pm

New boom option for Liebherr LTC 1050-3.1

Liebherr has introduced a 31 metre rope telescoped boom option for its 50t LTC 1050-3.1 city type All Terrain crane

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  • January 17 @ 7:00 pm

Shorter faster boom option for Liebherr LTC 1050-3.1

Liebherr has introduced a 31metre rope telescoped boom option for its 50t LTC 1050-3.1 city type All Terrain crane

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  • January 17 @ 7:00 pm

New GM for Merlo UK

Merlo UK has appointed Shaun Groom as general manager

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  • January 17 @ 7:00 pm

Tower crane frightener

A video shows what can happen when a tower crane lifts a large panel in high winds

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  • January 14 @ 7:00 pm

Demags for Sarens Australia

Sarens has purchased three five and six axle Demag All Terrain cranes for its Australian operation

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  • January 14 @ 7:00 pm

Scanclimber appoints RentEase

Finnish mastclimber and hoist manufacturer Scanclimber has appointed RentEase as its distributor for India

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  • January 14 @ 7:00 pm

All electric JLG scissor enters production

JLG has started production of the electric ‘Davinci’ AE1932 scissor lift that it unveiled at Conexpo last March

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  • January 13 @ 7:00 pm

More detail on new Magni TH

Magni has provided more details on its new fixed frame telehandlers, some of which were announced in December

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  • January 13 @ 7:00 pm

New strategic plan for Manitou

Manitou has updated its five year ‘New Horizons 2025’ strategy and merged its two main product divisions

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  • January 13 @ 7:00 pm

Dromad adds more spiders

Irish rental company Dromad Hire has taken delivery of three new Hinowa Lightlift spider lifts

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  • January 13 @ 7:00 pm

Five CTEs for lighting specialist

Polish lighting specialist Energa Oświetlenie has taken five 20m CTE B-Lift 20 JHV truck mounted platforms

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  • January 13 @ 7:00 pm

Dozen Snorkels for S.I.M

Spanish rental company S.I.M has taken delivery of 12 Snorkel scissor and boom lifts

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  • January 13 @ 7:00 pm

Sarens Siba targets mining

Sarens Siba has opened a depot in Brits, South Africa to win more business from mining companies in the region

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  • January 12 @ 7:00 pm

Kalmar forms JV with Nokia

Kalmar is to expand its collaboration with Nokia, with the formation of a new research Joint Venture

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  • January 12 @ 7:00 pm

Sarens targets SA mining

Sarens Siba has opened a depot in Brits, South Africa to win more business from mining companies in the region

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  • January 12 @ 7:00 pm

New Finnish dealer for Bobcat

Bobcat has appointed Wihuri Technical Trade as the exclusive Bobcat distributor for Finland

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  • January 12 @ 7:00 pm

New chairman for HTA

The UK’s Heavy Transport Association (HTA) has appointed Marcus Gough of Ainscough as chairman

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  • January 12 @ 7:00 pm

Grove RT for shipbuilder

UAE shipbuilding and repair company Albwardy Damen has taken a 51t Grove GRT655L Rough Terrain crane

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  • January 12 @ 7:00 pm

38ft Snorkels for Arslift

Russian access rental company Arslift, has taken delivery of 10 new 38ft Snorkel A38E electric boom lifts

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  • January 12 @ 7:00 pm

Skycrane drops load into street

A helicopter crane dropped a large air conditioning unit into the street in Oakland, California on Saturday

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  • January 11 @ 7:00 pm

Demag 220 for Dunagep

Hungarian crane rental company Dunagep has taken delivery of a new 220 tonne Demag AC 220-5

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  • January 11 @ 7:00 pm

New 25m Multitel

Multitel Pagliero has launched a new 25 metre truck mounted lift, the MJE 250, the first unit in a new MJ range.

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  • January 11 @ 7:00 pm

Samoter moves to 2023

Italian construction exhibition SaMoTer scheduled for March has moved to 2023, due to ongoing Covid-19 concerns

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  • January 10 @ 7:00 pm

All Electric telehandler for Thomas

UK based Thomas Plant Hire has taken delivery of A new Faresin 6.26 Full Electric telehandler

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  • January 10 @ 7:00 pm

Philippine tower crane incident

A tower crane jib dropped 23 floors at a site on the south side of Manila in the Philippines yesterday

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  • January 10 @ 7:00 pm

AED moves Summit to May

US association AED has postponed its 2021 Summit until May 24th to the 26th

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  • January 7 @ 7:00 pm

John Chandler returns to JCB

JCB has appointed John Chandler as sales director for its access division

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  • January 7 @ 7:00 pm

Final call for 2020 rates & views

We are calling on all rental companies for their views on rates and prognosis for 2021

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  • January 7 @ 7:00 pm

European sales director for JCB

JCB has appointed John Chandler as European sales director of its access division

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  • January 7 @ 7:00 pm

Haulottes for Hinkley

UK contractor Bylor has ordered 83 Haulotte aerial lifts for Hinkley Point C

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  • January 7 @ 7:00 pm

Herc acquires in Texas

US company Herc Rentals has acquired Houston, Texas based Champion Rentals.

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  • January 7 @ 7:00 pm

New Genie dealer for Morocco

Genie has appointed Hydraumac as its aerial lift and telehandler distributor for Morocco

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  • January 7 @ 7:00 pm

Manitex cuts debt

Manitex has paid off $15.5 million of debt along with $2 million of PM’s European debt

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  • January 6 @ 7:00 pm

Hiab Germany adds location

Hiab Germany has acquired its sales and service partner in Cologne, FNS ahrzeugbau und Nutzfahrzeugservice Köln

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  • January 6 @ 7:00 pm

New Denka dealer in US

Rothlehner has appointed Service One Access as the distributor for Denka Lift in the USA

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  • January 6 @ 7:00 pm

Uperio ups stake in P&J Arcomet

French international tower crane group Uperio has raised its stake in US tower crane company P&J Arcomet from 50 to 100%

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  • January 5 @ 7:00 pm

P&J Arcomet takes 100% Uperio

French international tower crane group Uperio has raised its stake in US tower crane company P&J Arcomet from 50 to 100%

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  • January 5 @ 7:00 pm

Time Versalift acquires Ruthmann

US based aerial lift manufacturer Time Manufacturing/Versalift is to acquire German truck and track mounted lift manufacturer Ruthmann

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  • January 5 @ 7:00 pm

Crane operator fined

A crane operator in New York has been fined $1,600 for operating a tower crane without a valid licence

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  • January 5 @ 7:00 pm

New VP for Custom

Custom Equipment has confirmed the appointment of Marshall Shaver as vice president of sales and marketing

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  • January 5 @ 7:00 pm

Dolan rejoins Case

Case Construction Equipment has appointed Terry Dolan of Custom Equipment as head of sales and marketing North America

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  • January 5 @ 7:00 pm

Sinoboom Australia facility opens

Sinoboom Australia has opened its new premises in Melbourne

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  • January 4 @ 7:00 pm

Haulottes for PPH

UK access rental company PPH Access Platform Hire has started taking delivery of eight Haulotte boom and scissor lifts

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  • January 4 @ 7:00 pm

Tadano for J&M

UK rental company J&M Crane & Transport has taken delivery of a 100 tonne Tadano ATF-100-4.1 All Terrain crane

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  • January 4 @ 7:00 pm

CEO change at Custom

Terry Dolan, the CEO of scissor lift manufacturer Custom Equipment, is stepping down from his executive role

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  • January 3 @ 7:00 pm

Electric Manitous for Naboen

Manitou has delivered its largest order to date for its new 60ft 200 ATJ E to Norway’s Naboen

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  • January 3 @ 7:00 pm

Bluelift for City Wide

US maintenance company City Wide Building Services has taken delivery of a Bluelift B85 spider lift

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  • January 3 @ 7:00 pm

Artic upgrades Raptor

Artic Cranes has upgraded its Raptor 84 articulating tower crane with the first unit going to Skårs Gräv & Byggservice

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  • January 3 @ 7:00 pm

Here’s to a better year – hopefully

Normally at this time, we ask our readers if they think the new year will be better, the same, or worse than the one just ended? This year it is hard to imagine that many will believe that 2021 will be worse than 2020. But..

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  • December 31 @ 7:00 pm

Wishing you a happy New Year

The New Year celebrations have already ended in Oceania and moved through Asia and have already reached the Middle East ……. Although it is the end of a year with a difference.

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  • December 30 @ 7:00 pm

Ft Lauderdale shock

A man was hospitalised after coming into contact with an overhead powerline on Tuesday in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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  • December 30 @ 7:00 pm

More Alimak hoists for Morrow

US based tower crane and hoist rental company Morrow Equipment has ordered 36 Alimak construction hoists

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  • December 30 @ 7:00 pm

2,200t/m Huisman for US

US based Keppel AmFELS has ordered a 2,200t/m Huisman leg encircling crane for energy provider Dominion Energy.

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  • December 30 @ 7:00 pm

Brontos for Dutch fire stations

The Netherlands’ Safety Region of Ijsselland has ordered three Bronto Skylift F32RPX fire rescue platforms.

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  • December 30 @ 7:00 pm

Magni to extend fixed frame telehandler range

Magni Telehandlers will shortly announce an extension to its fixed frame telehandler range with four new models

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  • December 30 @ 7:00 pm

Electric telehandler orders for JCB

JCB has already booked a number of orders for its new 525-60E battery electric telehandler

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  • December 29 @ 7:00 pm

Three Groves for Neeb

German crane rental company Neeb has taken delivery of three new Grove All Terrain cranes from local distributor KranAgentur Werner

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  • December 29 @ 7:00 pm

Werner Gronau 1958 -2020

We have received the sad news that Werner Gronau, technical director of Kiloutou Germany has died following a short illness.

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  • December 29 @ 7:00 pm

Hire Safe Dinglis

UK sales and rental company Hire Safe Solutions has started taking delivery of 11 Dingli scissor and boom lifts

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  • December 28 @ 11:50 pm

CTE upgrades ZED 20

CTE has launched the latest generation of its 20 metre ZED 20 truck mounted platform

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  • December 28 @ 7:00 pm

New Marketing manager for Co.me.t

Italian truck mounted lift manufacturer Comet has appointed Elena Fogli as marketing and communication manager

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  • December 28 @ 7:00 pm

First AT5 Spierings for Finland

Finnish formwork company Turun Elementtinostot has taken delivery of the first five axle Spierings mobile tower crane in the country

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  • December 28 @ 7:00 pm

33m Falcon for Slagelse

Danish rental company Slagelse Lift has taken delivery of a new 33 metre Falcon FS330Z Vario spider lift

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  • December 28 @ 7:00 pm

New GM for GMG

California, USA, based aerial lift supplier GMG has appointed Lance Sullivan as general manager

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  • December 27 @ 7:00 pm

Alta takes Vantage

US based Alta Equipment Group is to acquire New York state based distributor Vantage Equipment

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  • December 27 @ 7:00 pm

15 Liebherrs for Bay

US based Bay has almost received the final of 15 new Liebherr All Terrain cranes as part of a fleet expansion project

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  • December 23 @ 7:00 pm

Borgman acquires AWP

US private equity company Borgman Capital has acquired Wisconsin based rental company AWP

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  • December 23 @ 7:00 pm

New COO for H&E

US based H&E Equipment Services has named John Engquist Jr as president/chief operating officer

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  • December 23 @ 7:00 pm

Palfinger to invest €40m

Palfinger is using a government supported investment funding to invest around €40 million in up to 10 different projects

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  • December 23 @ 7:00 pm

Next stage for Tadano Demag/Faun

Tadano Demag & Tadano Faun submitted their restructuring plan to the court, marking a key stage in the restructuring programme for the two companies

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  • December 22 @ 7:00 pm

Next stage for Tadano Demag/Faun restructure

Tadano Demag & Tadano Faun submitted their restructuring plan to the court, marking a key stage in the restructuring programme for the two companies

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  • December 22 @ 7:00 pm

Versalift strengthens international team

Versalift International has appointed Peter Nørgaard Tipsmark as sales director Europe and Martin Sloth as product manager

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  • December 22 @ 7:00 pm

60t for Spence

UK crane rental company Spence Crane Hire has taken delivery of a 60 tonne Liebherr LTM 1060-3.1

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  • December 22 @ 7:00 pm

New location for Bella

UK rental company Bella Access has opened a new depot in Kettering, Northamptonshire

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  • December 22 @ 7:00 pm

ABP takes Kato

UK port operator Associated British Ports has taken delivery of a 25 tonne Kato CR-250v city crane

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  • December 22 @ 7:00 pm

Electric telehandlers hotting up

The market for battery electric telehandlers appears to be getting a good deal more serious

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  • December 21 @ 7:00 pm

Electric telehandlers get serious

The market for battery electric telehandlers appears to be hotting up getting a good deal more serious

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  • December 21 @ 7:00 pm

Palfinger and Sany to unravel cross shareholdings

Palfinger is negotiating the and end to the cross shareholding deal it has with Chinese manufacturer Sany

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  • December 21 @ 7:00 pm

Mammoet’s Focus30 is ready

Mammoet’s 2,500 tonne class Focus 30 crane has completed its test programme

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  • December 21 @ 7:00 pm

More Niftys for Rami

Finnish rental company Ramirent has added a further four more Niftylift hybrid boom lifts to its new eco fleet

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  • December 21 @ 7:00 pm

Electric Faresins for O’Brien

UK rental company M O’Brien Plant Hire has taken delivery of two Faresin 6.26 Full Electric telehandlers

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  • December 21 @ 7:00 pm

Kiloutou Germany adds to fleet

Kiloutou has taken delivery three Ruthmann truck mounted platforms and three Bluelift spider lifts

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  • December 21 @ 7:00 pm

Sinoboom adds to Eu sales team

Chinese aerial lift manufacturer Sinoboom has appointed Daniele Lanzini as regional manager for Italy and the Balkans

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  • December 20 @ 7:00 pm

Manitou upbeat

Manitou is holding a shareholders meeting today and has issued an upbeat forecast for 2021

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  • December 20 @ 7:00 pm

Fatal crane incident in Va

A crane operator died in an incident in the small town of Franklin, Virginia last week

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  • December 20 @ 7:00 pm

Magni adds to US sales team

Italian telehandler manufacturer Magni has appointed Anthony Obi as a US regional sales manager

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  • December 20 @ 7:00 pm

Upgraded GMK 3060 for Ellis

UK based Ellis Crane Hire has taken delivery a 60 tonne Grove GMK 3060L All Terrain crane

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  • December 20 @ 7:00 pm

France Elévateur updates Topy 11

French manufacturer France Elévateur has updated its 11m Topy 11 telescopic truck mount platform.

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  • December 20 @ 7:00 pm

Festive fun

We have received a festive video involving a wide range of lifting equipment that captures the imagination

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  • December 18 @ 11:20 am

Spierings ships new e-Lift cranes

Spierings has shipped the first ‘eLift’ hybrid versions of its four and six axle self-erecting mobile tower cranes

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  • December 17 @ 7:00 pm

Sales VP for Able

US based rental company Able Equipment has appointed industry veteran Robert Veshosky as VP sales

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  • December 17 @ 7:00 pm

AER acquires Mainline

AER Rents, part of O’Flaherty Holdings group, has acquired Derbyshire based Mainline Hire group

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  • December 17 @ 7:00 pm

Intermat 2021 cancelled

Intermat has “cancelled” the 2021 exhibition due to be held in April next year, due to ongoing uncertainties

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  • December 16 @ 7:00 pm

New CTE spider lift

CTE has unveiled an all new 16 metre spider lift, the Traccess 160

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  • December 16 @ 7:00 pm

£11.2 million fine for Vp

The UK competition authority CMA has completed its investigation into collusion by three rental companies

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  • December 16 @ 7:00 pm

100t Kobelco for FKL

UK rental company FKL Plant has taken delivery of a 100 tonne Kobelco CKE900G-3 crawler crane.

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  • December 16 @ 7:00 pm

Demag for Canisius

German crane rental company Canisius has taken delivery of a 100 tonne Demag AC 100-4L

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  • December 16 @ 7:00 pm

Haulottes for Cannon

UK rental company Cannon Access has taken delivery of four 46ft Haulotte HA16 RTJ Pro articulated booms.

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  • December 16 @ 7:00 pm

Manitou to shut Waco plant

Manitou is to close its plant in Waco, Texas and consolidate North American production in South Dakota

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  • December 15 @ 7:00 pm

Three Palfingers for Biberger

German rental company Biberger Arbeitsbühnen has purchased three Palfinger telescopic truck mounted lifts

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  • December 15 @ 7:00 pm

First MRH 175 for England

UK rental company Radius has received the first Potain MRH 175 hydraulic luffing jib tower crane in England

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  • December 15 @ 7:00 pm

Second 33m Falcon for Spiderlift

UK rental company Spiderlift has taken delivery of its second 33 metre Falcon FS330Z Vario spider lift to its fleet.

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  • December 15 @ 7:00 pm

Further Gottwalds for Goeyvaerts

Belgian rental company Goeyvaerts has ordered a further four Konecranes Gottwald mobile harbour cranes

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  • December 15 @ 7:00 pm

Oshkosh to acquire Pratt Miller

JLG owner Oshkosh is to acquire Pratt Miller which specialises in advanced engineering

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  • December 14 @ 7:00 pm

Tadano for Wiemann

German rental Hubert Wiemann Autokrane has taken delivery of a 45t Demag AC 45 City All Terrain crane

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  • December 14 @ 7:00 pm

33m Platform Basket for Bahrain

Bahraini distributor M.H. Al Mahroos has taken the first Spider 33.15 spider lift in the country

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  • December 14 @ 7:00 pm

Oz director for LEEA

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) has appointed Steven Flint as regional director Australia

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  • December 14 @ 7:00 pm

Sarens enters Estonia

Sarens has opened a new location in Estonia to improve its coverage of the Baltic states and Northern Europe

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  • December 13 @ 7:00 pm

Franna moves into W. Africa

Terex has appointed Paterson Simons as a distributor for its Franna pick & carry cranes throughout western Africa

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  • December 13 @ 7:00 pm

Upgraded Nagano big basket boom

Japanese tracked platform manufacturer Nagano has built an upgraded version of the 31ft Z11Auj

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  • December 13 @ 7:00 pm

Crane and access ballet

A time lapse video of the removal of the buckled, twisted scaffold from Notre Dame de Paris shows a ballet of cranes and access – a key part of the rebuild

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  • December 10 @ 7:00 pm

Domis takes electric JCB

UK construction company Domis Construction has taken delivery of one of the first all electric JCB 525-60E telehandlers.

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  • December 10 @ 7:00 pm

Discover targets access

Canadian based battery supplier Discover Battery has expanded its European operation in order to target the access market

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  • December 10 @ 7:00 pm

New Klaas for Edins

Swedish rental company Edins Kranar has taken the first Klaas K1003 truck mounted crane in the country

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  • December 10 @ 7:00 pm

61 Genies for Schmidt

German rental company Schmidt Rental has started taking delivery of 61 Genie scissor and boom lifts

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  • December 9 @ 7:00 pm

Palfinger Smart Plus line

Palfinger has updated its Smart Line of truck mounted platforms into the ‘Smart Plus’ range

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  • December 9 @ 7:00 pm

Integrated SPMT ballast trailer

Liebherr and Kamag have developed an interface for SPMT trailers to be used as derrick ballast trailers

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  • December 9 @ 7:00 pm

Bobcat switches London coverage

Bobcat UK is to change its coverage in London and south east England appointing Versatile Equipment

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  • December 9 @ 7:00 pm

First JLG 1850SJ in India

JLG has delivered the first 185ft 1850SJ to India with the sale to local dealer T V Sundram Iyengar & Sons

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  • December 9 @ 7:00 pm

Rental Rates 2020

We are calling on all rental companies for their views on rental rates and for their prognosis for 2021

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  • December 8 @ 7:00 pm

Maxim names Richmond VP

US based rental company Maxim Crane Works has appointed George ‘Jigger’ Tanner as vice president of it new Virginia operation

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  • December 8 @ 7:00 pm

UpRight podiums for One Stop

UK rental company One Stop Hire has taken delivery of eight Instant UpRight X400WS adjustable podium platforms

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  • December 8 @ 7:00 pm

450t Liebherr for Wagenborg Nedlift

Dutch heavy lift, transport and rigging group Wagenborg Nedlift has taken delivery of a new 450 tonne eight axle Liebherr LTM1450-8.1

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  • December 8 @ 7:00 pm

Premier to offer VR PAL+

UK rental company Premier Platforms has become one of the first training centres to offer IPAF’s new virtual PAL+ course

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  • December 8 @ 7:00 pm

New Dica blocks

Dica USA has launched new Jack and Roll blocks designed to replace the use of scrap wood when blocking heavy equipment.

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  • December 8 @ 7:00 pm

Vp posts loss

UK rental group Vp, owner of telehandler rental company UK Forks, Higher Access and MEP has posted a first half loss

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  • December 7 @ 7:00 pm

Ashtead recovery gathers pace

Ashtead, owner of Sunbelt Rentals in the USA, UK and Canada has reported its half year results which show that revenues have almost returned to normal.

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  • December 7 @ 7:00 pm

Hydraulic luffer for Select

US based Select Crane Sales has taken delivery of a Wolff 166 B hydraulic luffing jib tower crane

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  • December 7 @ 7:00 pm

BrandSafway acquires Big City Access

US based scaffold, suspended platform and mastclimber supplier BrandSafway has acquired the assets of Texas based Big City Access

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  • December 7 @ 7:00 pm

Able takes GAR Equipment

US based Able Equipment Rental has acquired New Jersey based GAR Equipment

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  • December 7 @ 7:00 pm

Wolff hydraulic luffer for Select

US based Select Crane Sales has taken delivery of a Wolff 166 B hydraulic luffing jib tower crane

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  • December 7 @ 7:00 pm

Six Electric Telehandlers for Flannery

UK based Flannery Plant Hire has taken six new Faresin 6.26 Full Electric telehandlers

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  • December 7 @ 7:00 pm

10 Genie’s for 1.2.3

Dutch rental company 1.2.3 Machineverhuur has ordered 10 new Genie aerial lifts from distributor HDW

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  • December 6 @ 7:00 pm

10 Genie’s for 123

Dutch rental company 1.2.3 Machineverhuur has ordered 10 new Genie aerial lifts from distributor HDW

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  • December 6 @ 7:00 pm

Cargotec merger approved

The Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority has approved the planned merger between Konecranes and Cargotec.

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  • December 6 @ 7:00 pm

Large Fassis for Collett

UK’s Collett has taken delivery of a further two 115 tonne/metre Fassi F1150RA.2.26 loader cranes.

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  • December 6 @ 7:00 pm

Demolition overload

A seven axle All Terrain crane overturned in Spain on Friday the crane a seven axle Liebherr from the Aguilar rental fleet was working on the demolition of a large steel and concrete cistern

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  • December 4 @ 7:00 pm

Ira ‘Dean’ Riley 1940 – 2020

Sad news has just reached us of the death of Dean Riley, the former Grove sales training manager

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  • December 4 @ 3:50 pm

US crane tariffs investigation terminated

The US Commerce Department has terminated the Section 232 investigation into mobile crane imports

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  • December 3 @ 7:00 pm

Christmas light gamble

Spotted in Texas two gardeners turning their hand to Christmas light installation

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  • December 3 @ 7:00 pm

Two Tadano for Heinrichs

German crane rental company Heinrichs has taken delivery of two new Tadano All Terrain cranes

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  • December 3 @ 7:00 pm

Nesco to acquire Customer Truck One Source

US based utility platform and boom truck rental company Nesco is to acquire Custom Truck One Source

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  • December 3 @ 7:00 pm

Haulotte to build new plant in China

Haulotte is to build a second factory in China to expand the range of products it manufactures there

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  • December 3 @ 7:00 pm

New cab for Grove ATs

Grove three axle All Terrain cranes are getting an all new carrier cab – Cab2020

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  • December 3 @ 7:00 pm

200 Genie booms for Gerken

German rental company Gerken has started taking delivery of 200 Genie XC – Xtra Capacity – telescopic boom lifts, which make up a €12 million order.

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  • December 2 @ 7:00 pm

Unimog Versalifts for Powergrid

UK’s Northern Powergrid has taken seven Versalift LT-56-NEs mounted on Mercedes Unimog chassis

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  • December 2 @ 7:00 pm

Liebherr’s 40,000th mobile crane

Polish energy company PGE GiEK has taken delivery of the 40,000th Liebherr mobile crane, a 100 tonne LRT 1100-2.1

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  • December 2 @ 7:00 pm

Boom failure ends crane’s life

A crane collapse in Costa Rica makes painful viewing and almost certainly ends the career a veteran crane

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  • December 1 @ 7:00 pm

Bobcat to brand Magni 360s

Bobcat has teamed up with Italy’s Magni to launch a full range of Bobcat branded 360 degree telehandlers

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  • December 1 @ 7:00 pm

UK’s first new Naganos

UK access rental company JMS has taken delivery of the first two Nagano crawler mounted boom lifts to arrive in the UK

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  • December 1 @ 7:00 pm

UK first for PAS

UK rental company Powered Access Services (PAS) has taken delivery of five 53ft Genie GS-5390 RT scissor lifts with Stage V engines

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  • December 1 @ 7:00 pm

New marketing manager for Star

UK rental company Star Platforms has appointed Nichola Howard as marketing manager

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  • December 1 @ 7:00 pm

The latest Cranes & Access

The latest digital issue of Cranes & Access is now online and available to read or download.

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  • November 30 @ 7:00 pm

Liebherr unveils electric crawlers

Liebherr has announced the introduction of its first battery electric crawler cranes, the 200t LR 1200.1- Unplugged and 250t LR 1250.1e lattice units

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  • November 30 @ 7:00 pm

Pink scissors for good cause

Turkish company Fatih Nakliyat Treyler’s has taken delivery of three pink ELS scissor lifts as part of its campaign to stop violence against women

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  • November 30 @ 7:00 pm

Felbermayr’s new Engineered Solutions division

Austrian crane, rigging and heavy moving company Felbermayr has launched an Engineered Solutions division, and recruited Kees Kompier to head it

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  • November 30 @ 7:00 pm

Quick Reach orders LGMG

UK rental company Quick Reach has ordered an initial four 53ft LGMG SR1623 Rough Terrain scissor lifts

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  • November 30 @ 7:00 pm

Changes for AMC

UK based spider/mini crawler crane rental company A Mini Crane Hire has changed its name

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  • November 30 @ 7:00 pm

Pink scissors for Elimination of violence against women

Turkish company Fatih Nakliyat Treyler’s has taken delivery of three pink ELS scissor lifts, part of a large order and campaign to stop violence against women

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  • November 30 @ 7:00 pm

New CEO for Trackunit

Trackunit’s chief executive Joergen Raguse has moved to vice chairman and will be replaced by Soeren Brogaard

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  • November 29 @ 7:00 pm

Three AC55-3 for Haegens Kraanverhuur

Dutch crane rental company Haegens Kraanverhuur has taken delivery of three 55 tonne Demag AC 55-3 All Terrain cranes

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  • November 29 @ 7:00 pm

Three more Liebherr LTRs for Select

UK based Select Plant Hire has taken delivery of three Liebherr LTR telescopic crawler cranes, a 60t LTR 1060, 100t LTR 1100 and 220t LTR 1220

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  • November 29 @ 7:00 pm

Zoomlion’s 217ft boom lift

Zoomlion has unveiled the prototype of a 217ft self-propelled boom lift, the ZT68J at Bauma China, with a 67.7m working height

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  • November 27 @ 7:00 pm

Bridge wipe out

A large All Terrain crane has caused significant damage to an old bridge on the A-85 road in the village of Auchraw, Scotland

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  • November 27 @ 7:00 pm

RentItOnline acquired by Point of Rental

Rental equipment online booking engine and app supplier RentItOut has been acquired by Point of Rental

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  • November 26 @ 7:00 pm

New operations director for Hertz Dayim

Hertz Dayim Equipment Rental has announced that its operations director John Cable will be leaving the business and be replaced by regional manager Imtiyaz Abedi.

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  • November 26 @ 7:00 pm

Schuch in for Liebherr

German crane rental company Schuch has taken delivery of three Liebherr All Terrain cranes

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  • November 26 @ 7:00 pm

IPAF develops operator apps

IPAF has teamed up with Trackunit to develop and deliver a new operator’s app – ePAL – with digital IPAF PAL Card, logbook, and operator safety guides

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  • November 25 @ 7:00 pm

Singapore tower crane failure – Learning Report

A tower crane jib came down in November last year on a jobsite in Singapore,

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  • November 25 @ 7:00 pm

Borger Cranes acquires Kelly Green

Australian rental company Borger Cranes has acquired Kelly Green Crane Hire and celebrates 40 years in business

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  • November 25 @ 7:00 pm

New director for LG UK

Lifting Gear UK has appointed Colin Naylor as sales and marketing director

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  • November 25 @ 7:00 pm

Two Liebherrs for McGovern

UK rental company McGovern Crane Hire has taken delivery of two Liebherr All Terrain cranes, a 60t LTM 1060-3.1 and 50t LTM 1050-3.1

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  • November 25 @ 7:00 pm

Larger SK from Mammoet

Mammoet has unveiled a few details of the SK6,000, a 6,000t version of the ALE SK containerised heavy lift crane concept

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  • November 24 @ 7:00 pm

Window cleaning fatality

A man cleaning windows from a self-propelled boom lift that overturned last week in Groningen, the Netherlands has died

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  • November 24 @ 7:00 pm

Three new booms from LGMG

Chinese manufacturer LGMG has launched a number of new boom lifts at Bauma China this week

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  • November 24 @ 7:00 pm

Another fatal crush incident

Singapore’s Workplace Safety and Health Council has issued an ‘Accident Notification’ regarding a fatal crushing incident

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  • November 24 @ 7:00 pm

Sherman Ward (Bud) Bushnell 1921-2020

We have received the sad news that Genie founder Bud Bushnell has died, having passed away on 14th of November, at the age of 99

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  • November 24 @ 7:00 pm

Dana unveils electric drive range

Drive train manufacturer Dana has launched a new range of direct electric drive systems for aerial work platforms in China

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  • November 24 @ 7:00 pm

Crane swallowed

A man was injured when the ground beneath a telescopic crawler crane opened up and almost swallowed it on a site in Toronto, Canada on Monday

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  • November 24 @ 7:00 pm

Order for 50 GRT8100s

Saudi Arabian Fahad S Al Tamimi and Partners (Tamimi Rentals) has started taking delivery of 50 new Grove Rough Terrain cranes

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  • November 24 @ 7:00 pm

Two more Chinese Snorkels

Snorkel is to add two new Chinese built aerial lifts to its range at bauma China today

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  • November 23 @ 7:00 pm

Jekko goes direct in Germany

Italian spider and mini crawler crane manufacturer Jekko has opened a new German subsidiary Jekko Deutschland

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  • November 23 @ 7:00 pm

Sinoboom unveils new hybrid boom

Bauma China opened its doors this morning in Shanghai with Sinoboom launching an all new 60ft hybrid articulated boom lift, the AB18HJ

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  • November 23 @ 7:00 pm

Another new location for Bigge

US based Bigge Crane and Rigging has opened a new branch in Rock Hill, South Carolina

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  • November 23 @ 7:00 pm

Palazzani for Titocci

Italian sales and rental company Titocci has taken delivery of a 37 metre Palazzani XTJ 37+ spider lift

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  • November 23 @ 7:00 pm

Two more Sino Snorkels

Snorkel is to add two new Chinese built aerial lifts to its range at Bauma China today

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  • November 23 @ 7:00 pm

Sarens expands in Zambia

Sarens has opened a new depot in Chingola, northern Zambia near the border of the Demoncratic Republic of Congo

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  • November 23 @ 7:00 pm

Maxim to open in Virgina

Maxim Crane Works is opening a “state of the art facility” in Richmond, Virginia, the fifth location to be added to the Maxim network in 2020.

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  • November 22 @ 7:00 pm

Sennebogen for Fussey

UK based sheet piling company Fussey Piling has taken delivery of a 50 tonne Sennebogen 653E telescopic crawler crane

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  • November 22 @ 7:00 pm

Snorkel recovery begins

Snorkel’s third quarter results have been published showing a strong pick up compared to the second quarter

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  • November 22 @ 7:00 pm

450 tonne napkin order

German crane rental company Wiesbauer has ordered the first 450 tonne Demag AC 450-7 All Terrain crane

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  • November 22 @ 7:00 pm

One to make you wince

Mammoet has released an amazing video of how it moved a fully rigged 600t Manitowoc 18000 between turbine pads – on wheels

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  • November 19 @ 7:00 pm

Three Raimondis for Mevaco

Belgian construction company Mevaco has taken delivery of three Raimondi MRT159 flat top tower cranes

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  • November 19 @ 7:00 pm

New Liebherr LR 1800-1.0 for MaxiKraft

German crane rental company MaxiKraft has taken delivery of an 800 tonne Liebherr LR 1800-1.0 lattice crawler crane

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  • November 19 @ 7:00 pm

A close call – Crane all at sea

Video footage and inspection photographs from Vietnam show the risks of simply placing a big crawler crane on a barge and sending it out to sea

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  • November 19 @ 7:00 pm

Maltech adds new GSRs

Austrian rental company Maltech Arbeitsbühnen has taken delivery of some of the first new GSR B-Model series of 3.5t truck mounted lifts

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  • November 19 @ 7:00 pm

Wacker Neuson CEO to depart

Wacker Neuson chief executive Martin Lehner will leave the business when his current contract expires at the end of March for personal reasons.

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  • November 18 @ 7:00 pm

New CEO for Oshkosh

Oshkosh has announced that its chief executive Wilson Jones will retire in April and be replaced by chief operating officer John Pfeifer

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  • November 18 @ 7:00 pm

15 more Genie hybrid booms for Acces

French rental company Acces Industrie has taken a five 60ft Genie Z-60 FE and the first 10 45ft Genie Z45 FE hybrid articulated booms in France

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  • November 18 @ 7:00 pm

Bronto fire platform for Texel

The Texel fire brigade in the Wadden Islands off the Dutch coast has taken delivery of a 32m Bronto F32RPX truck mounted fire rescue platform

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  • November 18 @ 7:00 pm

Speedy picks up the pace

UK rental company Speedy has released its half year figures for the six months to the end of September

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  • November 18 @ 7:00 pm

HMF Dealer for New Zealand

Danish loader crane manufacturer HMF cranes has appointed Crane Sales NZ as its distributor for New Zealand

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  • November 18 @ 7:00 pm

Crush fatality in Ontario

A man working from a boom lift died after he was crushed between the platform guardrail and an overhead beam

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  • November 17 @ 7:00 pm

Fatal Swiss crush incident

A man has died following an entrapment/crushing incident in Uzwil halfway between Winterthur and St Gallen.

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  • November 17 @ 7:00 pm

JCB launches electric telehandler

JCB has launched a totally new all electric six metre/2.5 tonne compact telehandler, the 525-60E at a virtual press conference today

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  • November 17 @ 7:00 pm

Moog for Prague

Czech rental company Sico Rent has taken delivery of a Moog MB70-1/S underbridge inspection platform

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  • November 17 @ 7:00 pm

Platform Basket for Arborists

UK tree surgeon Thompson Tree Services and rental company Cutting Edge have each taken delivery of 19m Platform Basket Spider 20.95 spider lifts

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  • November 17 @ 7:00 pm

Full spec Liebherr

UK/Irish crane rental group Cork Crane Hire has taken delivery of a 230 tonne Liebherr LTM 1230-5.1 All Terrain crane

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  • November 17 @ 7:00 pm

A new 450t Demag

Tadano Demag is officially launching the new seven axle 450 tonne Demag AC 450-7 with the aim to set new standards for seven axle All Terrain cranes.

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  • November 16 @ 7:00 pm

Gottwald for the Azores

Porto da Praia da Vitória has taken delivery of a new Konecranes Gottwald mobile harbour crane

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  • November 16 @ 7:00 pm

Liebherr for Lenz-Kran

German crane rental company Lenz-Kran has taken delivery of a 110 tonne Liebherr LTM 1110-5.1 All Terrain crane

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  • November 16 @ 7:00 pm

Aichi ships first all-electric tele booms

Japanese manufacturer Aichi has delivered the first units of its new all electric 46ft telescopic boom lift, the SP14DJE

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  • November 16 @ 7:00 pm

Fatal trailer lift incident

A man using a trailer lift to install Christmas lights in Tocina near Seville, Spain died on Friday after the top boom failed

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  • November 15 @ 7:00 pm

Senior sales changes at JLG Europe

JLG has appointed Etienne Bourcier as key account sales director, replacing Walter van Winckel who is retiring

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  • November 15 @ 7:00 pm

Sudhir acquires Star Platforms

UK powered access rental company Star Platforms has been acquired by the Indian manufacturer and rental company Sudhir Power.

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  • November 15 @ 7:00 pm

GSR updates 22 & 23m telescopics

Italian truck mounted lift manufacturer GSR has updated its 3.5 tonne telescopic truck mounted lift range with new 22 and 23m models

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  • November 15 @ 7:00 pm

First ATF 100-4.1 in England

UK rental company Sangwin Plant Hire has taken delivery of a 100 tonne Tadano ATF 100-4.1 All Terrain crane

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  • November 15 @ 7:00 pm

10 Snorkels for City Hire

UK rental company City Hire has taken delivery of 10 Snorkel S3010P push around scissor lifts

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  • November 15 @ 7:00 pm

CSCS approval for PASMA

PASMA has gained Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) approval for its Partner Card Scheme.

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  • November 15 @ 7:00 pm

Fatal telehandler plunge

A man has died after the telehandler he was operating fell off a bridge in Missouri on Tuesday

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  • November 13 @ 7:00 pm

Telehandler electrocution

A farm hand was electrocuted yesterday while using a telehandler in the town of Gerang Gerung in Victoria Australia

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  • November 12 @ 7:00 pm

Speedy Powered Access

UK rental group Speedy, has merged its powered access acquisitions into a single operation

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  • November 12 @ 7:00 pm

Face palm

We have received a video of a man topping a palm tree which almost ended in disaster.

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  • November 12 @ 7:00 pm

LTM 1110-5.1 for Cadman Cranes

UK rental company Cadman Cranes has taken delivery of a 110 tonne Liebherr LTM 1110-5.1 All Terrain crane

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  • November 12 @ 7:00 pm

More Skyjacks for Hainan Airlines

Skyjack has delivered the latest versions of its electric scissor and articulating boom lifts to Hainan Airlines in China

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  • November 12 @ 7:00 pm

LTM 1150-5.1 for Cadman Cranes

UK rental company Cadman Cranes has taken delivery of a 110 tonne Liebherr LTM 1150-5.1 All Terrain crane

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  • November 12 @ 7:00 pm

Sennebogens for AWV

Austrian waste management company AWV Liezen has taken delivery of two heavy duty Sennebogen 355 E telehandlers

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  • November 12 @ 7:00 pm

LEEA adds to board

The UK based Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) has added Martin Halford to its board of directors.

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  • November 12 @ 7:00 pm

TMC adds to Power-Pad range

UK outrigger mat and lifting gear supplier TMC Lifting Supplies has launched the Mod Lite aluminium outrigger mats

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  • November 12 @ 7:00 pm

New 77.5m Multitel ready to go

Multitel is ready to ship the first unit of its all new 77.5 metre truck mounted lift – the MJ 775

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  • November 11 @ 7:00 pm

Innovator picks Tadano

German technician and innovator Hans-Georg Krause has chosen a new Tadano ATF 100G-4 All Terrain crane for his recovery business

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  • November 11 @ 7:00 pm

More Haulottes for Vertex

Russian rental company Vertex has taken delivery of 24 Haulotte boom and scissor lifts

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  • November 11 @ 7:00 pm

All electric Sarens SGC

Sarens has introduced an electric version of its SGC heavy lift crane in the form of the 1,650 tonne SGC-90

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  • November 11 @ 7:00 pm

New ops manager for Versalift UK

Versalift UK has promoted engineering manager Tom Johnson to the role of operations manager

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  • November 10 @ 7:00 pm

The Poppy Factory

UK rental company Star Platforms donated a 30ft Skyjack SJ30 ARJE articulated boom lift to The Poppy Factory.

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  • November 10 @ 7:00 pm

CPL teams up with Rivus

UK aerial lift distributor and installer CPL has agreed a service partnership with Rivus Fleet Solutions

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  • November 10 @ 7:00 pm

First LTM 1650-8.1 in Germany

German rental comapny BKL Baukran Logistik has taken the first 700t Liebherr LTM 1650-8.1 All Terrain crane in Germany

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  • November 10 @ 7:00 pm

Updates to Versalift VTX240

Van and truck mounted lift manufacturer Versalift International has introduced its third generation version of its 24 metre VTX240 truck mounted platform.

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  • November 10 @ 7:00 pm

Haulotte unveils Pulseo scissors

Haulotte has launched the latest addition to its Pulseo Electric product range with the 43ft HS15E and 53ft HS18E Rough Terrain scissor lifts

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  • November 9 @ 7:00 pm

New director for Manitou

Manitou has appointed Alexandra Matzneff as a non-executive director, replacing Carole Lajous who has resigned

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  • November 9 @ 7:00 pm

UK’s first 110t Liebherr

UK crane rental company ABA has taken delivery of the first 110 tonne Liebherr LTM 1110-5.1 -in the UK

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  • November 9 @ 7:00 pm

Skyreach to offer Hy-Brid Lifts

Custom Equipment/Hy-Brid Lifts has appointed Skyreach Equipment as distributor for the mid-Atlantic region

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  • November 9 @ 7:00 pm

16 Demags for Saudi

Saudi Arabian rental company ACT Crane & Heavy Equipment has started taking delivery of 16 Demag All Terrain cranes

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  • November 9 @ 7:00 pm

New FD for IPAF

IPAF – the International Powered Access Federation – has appointed Amanda Beckett as head of finance

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  • November 9 @ 8:20 am

Profit boost for Herc

US rental company Herc – previously Hertz Equipment – has reported a strong third quarter in terms of profits

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  • November 8 @ 7:00 pm

First 26m Hinowas for Advanced

UK rental company Advanced Access Platforms has taken delivery of two 26 metre Hinowa Bi-Energy/Hybrid Lightlift 26.14 Performance IIIS spider lifts.

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  • November 8 @ 7:00 pm

Two new Liebherrs for Würzburger

German rental company Würzburger Kranverleih und Bergungsdienst has taken delivery of two new Liebherr All Terrain cranes

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  • November 8 @ 7:00 pm

Double boom lift fatality

A 135ft boom lift overturned in strong winds in Bethany Beach, Delaware this week, killing the two men in the platform

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  • November 6 @ 7:00 pm

Five injured in Indian tower crane collapse

A tower crane came down onto several homes and a temple in the Alipore district of Calcutta, India on Thursday

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  • November 5 @ 7:00 pm

Point the Way

Point of Rental’s employee led charitable donation group ‘Point the Way’ has gained US 501 charity status.

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  • November 5 @ 7:00 pm

More Haulottes for Coates

Australian rental company Coates Hire has taken delivery of a further $7 million worth of Haulotte boom and scissor lifts

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  • November 5 @ 7:00 pm

First Sinoboom units in Spain

Spanish rental company Malcop has taken delivery of the first Sinoboom scissor lifts in Spain

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  • November 5 @ 7:00 pm

New director for Clow

UK ladder and access equipment manufacturer Clow Group has promoted Stuart Anderson to technical director

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  • November 5 @ 7:00 pm

Two million PAL Cards

IPAF has issued its two millionth PAL card (Powered Access Licence)

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  • November 4 @ 7:00 pm

Wacker Neuson holds steady

German telehandler and equipment manufacturer Wacker Neuson has reported its third quarter results

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  • November 4 @ 7:00 pm

Genie E-Drive for slab scissor lifts

Genie has announced a new AC direct electric wheel motor drive system – E-Drive – for its GS slab electric scissor lift range

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  • November 4 @ 7:00 pm

Positive third quarter signs for Manitowoc

US based crane group Manitowoc has reported a relatively positive third quarter pick up

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  • November 4 @ 7:00 pm

Liebherrs for Marsden

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

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  • November 4 @ 7:00 pm

Custom Comet for Italy

Italian health and fitness equipment manufacturer Technogym has taken delivery of two custom-built rail mounted Comet platforms.

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  • November 4 @ 7:00 pm

New Platform Basket arrives down under

Platform Basket has launched its latest new model, the 19 metre 2095, in Australia.

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  • November 4 @ 7:00 pm

Hiabs for Wincanton

UK transport and logistics company Wincanton has taken delivery of 14 Hiab 145DLL-1 HiPro loader cranes.

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  • November 4 @ 7:00 pm

Possible dual scissor lift fatality

A fatal industrial incident occurred in Bingley, Bradford, UK last Thursday, which looks as though it involved a scissor lift

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  • November 3 @ 7:00 pm

Bridge bashed

A truck mounted platform became jammed under a low bridge in Clermont-Hérault, France on Friday

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  • November 3 @ 7:00 pm

New FD for Loxam Powered Access

Loxam Powered Access Division has appointed Chris Thomas as finance director

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  • November 3 @ 7:00 pm

Business development manager for BSH

UK based battery dealer Battery Service Hub has appointed Stuart Parker as business development manager.

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  • November 3 @ 7:00 pm

LoadLift from Penny

UK loader crane manufacturer Penny Hydraulics has launched its 100kg Lightweight LoadLift

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  • November 3 @ 7:00 pm

Almac moves into Ireland

Italian tracked lift manufacturer AlmaCrawler has appointed Irish service and inspection company Inspectec as its distributor

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  • November 3 @ 7:00 pm

More Citys for MaxiKraft

German crane rental group MaxiKraft has taken delivery of three 45 tonne Demag AC 45 City All Terrain cranes

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  • November 3 @ 7:00 pm

New territory manager for Select

US based Select Crane Sales has appointed Alexandra Casler as territory manager for the north east

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  • November 3 @ 7:00 pm

Ahern bond discussions

Rumours have been circulating in the past week regarding the possible refinancing of Ahern Rentals bonds

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  • November 2 @ 7:00 pm

Trump rally overturn

A scissor lift overturned during a Trump rally on Sunday while it was being used to support a large flag.

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  • November 2 @ 7:00 pm

Green Dinglis for Advanced

UK based Advanced Access Platforms has ordered a dozen electric Rough Terrain scissor lifts from Chinese manufacturer Dingli

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  • November 2 @ 7:00 pm

Potain for Iozzino

Italian construction contractor Iozzino Costruzioni Generali has taken delivery of a 10 tonne Potain MDT 219 flat top city tower crane.

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  • November 2 @ 7:00 pm

Bronto fire platform for Cyprus

Limassol fire brigade of Cyprus has taken delivery of a 60 metre Bronto Skylift F60RLX truck mounted fire platform

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  • November 2 @ 7:00 pm

130 tonne Sennebogen for Bachl

German construction company Karl Bachl has taken delivery of a 130 tonne Sennebogen 6133E telescopic crawler crane.

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  • November 2 @ 7:00 pm

CTE unveils new B-Lift 27.2

CTE has launched the all new version of its 27 metre B-Lift 27 telescopic truck mounted lift – the B-Lift 27.2

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  • November 2 @ 7:00 pm

IPAF Summit goes virtual

IPAF has confirmed that next year’s summit and awards planned for London next March will now be held online

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  • November 1 @ 7:00 pm

New Nordic dealers for Unic

Unic Cranes Europe has appointed ANK Cranes as its distributor for Norway and Sweden

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  • November 1 @ 7:00 pm

New chairman for CPA crane group

The UK rental association – the CPA – has appointed Peter Gibbs of Ainscough as chairman of its Crane Interest Group

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  • November 1 @ 7:00 pm

Secondary guarding Information Sheet

Australia’s EWPA – is publishing new guidance today on selection and use of secondary guarding systems for aerial work platforms

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  • November 1 @ 7:00 pm

Recovery continues at Palfinger

Palfinger has published is third quarter results with the company continuing to perform relatively well given the pandemic

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  • November 1 @ 7:00 pm

Cliff face stabilisation boom

Norwegian distributor Hybeko has introduced a custom built cliff face stabilisation platform based on the 85ft Genie S-85 XC boom lift

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  • November 1 @ 7:00 pm

NZ platform overturn

Two people were seriously injured last week when an aerial work platform overturned near Hastings, New Zealand

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  • October 30 @ 7:00 pm

Ritchie Bros acquires Rouse Services

Ritchie Bros. is to acquire market intelligence and data provider Rouse Services for $275 million

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  • October 29 @ 7:00 pm

The best advice you never got

We have just discovered a recording by Baz Luhrmann that offers advice to youngsters but which is beautiful no matter your age

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  • October 29 @ 7:00 pm

Sinoboom adds Nordic manager

Sinoboom Europe has appointed Thomas Wolke as regional manager for the Nordic & Baltic region

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  • October 29 @ 7:00 pm

21 K38Ps for Access Hire Nationwide

UK rental company Access Hire Nationwide has purchased 21 Klubb K38P 13.8 metre van mounted platforms

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  • October 29 @ 7:00 pm

Another Liebherr for Johnston

Scottish crane rental company Johnston Rigging has taken delivery of a new 60 tonne Liebherr LTM 1060-3.1

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  • October 29 @ 7:00 pm

Manitou recovers

French telehandler and aerial lift manufacturer Manitou has posted its third quarter sales numbers, which show a decent bounce back

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  • October 28 @ 7:00 pm

JLG ends year on a low

JLG and its parent Oshkosh have published their full year and fourth quarter results with sharply lower sales.

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  • October 28 @ 7:00 pm

Profit rebound for Konecranes

Port crane and material handling manufacturer Konecranes has reported a strong growth in profitability on lower revenues

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  • October 28 @ 7:00 pm

Two Demags for Mikschl

German crane rental company Mikschl has taken delivery of two new three axle Demag All Terrain cranes

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  • October 28 @ 7:00 pm

Haulotte opens new branch in Wuhan

Haulotte has opened a new office in Wuhan China, with 30 guests from local rental companies witnessing the official opening

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  • October 28 @ 7:00 pm

Solar powered Hiab

UK based Connetts Farm taken delivery of a solar powered Hiab T-CLX 018-2 trailer mounted loader crane

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  • October 27 @ 7:00 pm

Situation eases at Terex/Genie

Terex has reported its third quarter results which indicate a slow but steady return towards pre-covid performances.

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  • October 27 @ 7:00 pm

Three 250t Demags for Dufour

Belgian crane rental company Dufour has taken delivery of three 250 tonne Demag AC 250-5 All Terrain cranes

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  • October 27 @ 7:00 pm

Europe’s largest quayside crane

Norway’s Wergeland and PSW Group have ordered a 2,600 tonne/metre Huisman Skyhook crane

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  • October 27 @ 7:00 pm

René Otto Clément

We have received the sad news that access industry veteran René Clément, founder and former owner of Swiss company Axeo, in Cugy, Vaud, has died in Brazil.

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  • October 26 @ 7:00 pm

Don Kenny to leave Loxam /Nationwide Platforms

Dan Kenny, currently chief executive of Loxam’s Powered Access Division and until until recently MD of UK based Nationwide Platforms will leave the company at the end of the Year

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  • October 26 @ 7:00 pm

Crane accident closes road

A three axle All Terrain crane overturned on the A-140 road in Suffolk, England yesterday closing the road.

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  • October 26 @ 7:00 pm

Manitou to ship under sail

Manitou has formed a partnership with Ro-Ro shipping line Neoline with the aim to move to more environmentally friendly forms of transport including sail powered ships

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  • October 26 @ 7:00 pm

Double appointment at Quick Reach

UK access rental company Quick Reach has appointed Robert Dillon as sales and business director and Katrina McMahon as business development manager for the north

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  • October 25 @ 7:00 pm

Mobile Mini has expanded its sales team

Loader crane operator Mobile Mini UK has appointed Chris Fay as head of sales and marketing along with three new national account managers

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  • October 25 @ 7:00 pm

New UK sales company

Richard Martin – previously director of Skyking – has set up a new access sales company in the UK called Independent Access Sales.

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  • October 25 @ 7:00 pm

Mammoet takes first Liebherr LTM 1650-8.1

Dutch international heavy lift and transport group Mammoet has taken delivery of the first production version of the 700t Liebherr LTM 1650-8.1

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  • October 25 @ 7:00 pm

Hiab recovery continues

Hiab and Kalmar owner Cargotec has reported its third quarter results, with recovery continuing at both operations.

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  • October 25 @ 7:00 pm

New Ascendant truck mount

UK based Ascendant Access has launched a new truck mounted platform, the 20 metre A20-15TJ mounted on a 3.5 tonne Iveco Chassis

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  • October 25 @ 7:00 pm

Tower crane down in Munich

A tower crane collapsed in Munich on Wednesday seriously injuring the crane operator, and a construction worker

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  • October 22 @ 6:00 pm

New QHS&E director for Ainscough

John Lowton has returned to Ainscough Crane Hire Quality, Health, Safety & Environment (QHSE) director

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  • October 22 @ 6:00 pm

Ladder platform

Spotted somewhere in the USA, a linesman using a bucket truck and a ladder from the basket to his work.

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  • October 22 @ 6:00 pm

New controls for Hy-Brid Lifts

Low level scissor lift manufacturer Custom Equipment has introduced new CANbus ‘Intelligent Controls’ on its Hy-Brid Pro Series models,

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  • October 22 @ 6:00 pm

New 60 tonner for Schlamann

German crane and access rental company Schlamann-Autokrane has taken delivery of a new 60t Liebherr LTM 1060-3.1

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  • October 22 @ 6:00 pm