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New Terex tower crane

New Terex tower crane

25. September 2017 | Comments (0)

Terex has unveiled a new 20 tonne flat top tower crane, the 470 tonne/metre CTT 472-20 »

Four new IMT loader cranes

Four new IMT loader cranes

25. September 2017 | Comments (0)

US based loader and service crane manufacturer and distributor IMT has unveiled four new loader cranes »

Unic for UK glazier

Unic for UK glazier

25. September 2017 | Comments (0)

UK glazing solutions company Vision Aluminium Systems has taken delivery of a Unic URW-295 spider crane »

Prangl celebrates

Prangl celebrates

22. September 2017 | Comments (0)

Austrian crane and access rental company Prangl celebrated its 50th anniversary last week at its new headquarters »

New Zealand's first Tadano TM-35100

New Zealand's first Tadano TM-35100

22. September 2017 | Comments (0)

New Zealand based rental company McLeod Cranes has taken delivery of a Tadano TM-35100 boom truck crane »

Fatal crane overturn

Fatal crane overturn

22. September 2017 | Comments (0)

Two men died when a Rough Terrain crane overturned at Pelican Island, Galveston, Texas on Wednesday »

Kran & Bühne online

Kran & Bühne online

22. September 2017 | Comments (0)

The latest digital version of Kran & Bühne magazine is now online and available to read or download »

A few more glimpses of JDL

A few more glimpses of JDL

21. September 2017 | Comments (0)

The JDL Beaune show continues today, and here are a few more stands and new product launches »

Tat Hong in play

Tat Hong in play

21. September 2017 | Comments (0)

Tat Hong shares soared yesterday causing the company to confirm that it has received an ‘approach’ »

Gottwald for Korean port

Gottwald for Korean port

21. September 2017 | Comments (0)

South Korea’s Pyeongtaek Dangjin Central Terminal has taken delivery of a 100t Gottwald G HMK 4406 crane »

Ramirent and NCC extend agreement

Ramirent and NCC extend agreement

21. September 2017 | Comments (0)

Finnish international rental company Ramirent has renewed its rental agreement with Swedish contractor NCC »

Ainscough adds mobile towers

Ainscough adds mobile towers

21. September 2017 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Ainscough Crane Hire has taken delivery of two mobile self-erecting tower cranes »

A brief glimpse of JDL Beaune

A brief glimpse of JDL Beaune

20. September 2017 | Comments (0)

JDL Beaune opened today in east France and there is plenty to see if you are interested in cranes and aerial lifts »

New president for Manitex

New president for Manitex

20. September 2017 | Comments (0)

US crane manufacturer Manitex has appointed Steve Kiefer as president North America »

Crane Safety 2017

Crane Safety 2017

19. September 2017 | Comments (1)

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers will hold its second Crane Safety confererence in London tomorrow »

More Potains for Rimasa

More Potains for Rimasa

19. September 2017 | Comments (0)

Indonesian rental company PT. Tanjungsari Prima Sentosa (Rimasa) has ordered four Potain MCT 205 tower cranes »

First German JF545

First German JF545

19. September 2017 | Comments (0)

German rental company Frankenlift has taken delivery of the first 15.5 tonne Jekko JF545 spider crane in Germany »

UK MOT exemption update

UK MOT exemption update

18. September 2017 | Comments (0)

Exemption from an annual road safety inspection for large truck mounted lifts and HGV mounted cranes is to end »

Liebherr crawler for GH Johnson

Liebherr crawler for GH Johnson

18. September 2017 | Comments (0)

UK rental company GH Johnson Crane Hire has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTR 1100 telescopic crawler crane »

More Liebherrs for Whyte

More Liebherrs for Whyte

18. September 2017 | Comments (0)

Scottish rental company Whyte Crane Hire has taken delivery of four large Liebherr All Terrain cranes »

Fatal crane collapse in Lódz

Fatal crane collapse in Lódz

18. September 2017 | Comments (3)

A crane operator died on Friday in Lódz, Poland, when the tower crane he was operating overturned rearwards »

New depot for Bryn Thomas

New depot for Bryn Thomas

15. September 2017 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Bryn Thomas Cranes has appointed Gary Brown as manager for its new depot in Newcastle »

GGR’s largest glazing robot

GGR’s largest glazing robot

15. September 2017 | Comments (0)

UK mini crane and glass handling specialist GGR has unveiled the Oscar 1400, its largest glazing robot to date »

Manitowoc proposes share reduction

Manitowoc proposes share reduction

14. September 2017 | Comments (0)

Manitowoc has announced plans for a reverse stock split, swapping four existing shares for one new share »

130t Liebherr for Küpers

130t Liebherr for Küpers

14. September 2017 | Comments (0)

German crane and access rental company J+B Küpers has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTM 1130-5.1 All Terrain crane »

Kalmar reachstackers for Fiji

Kalmar reachstackers for Fiji

14. September 2017 | Comments (0)

Fiji Ports Terminal has ordered three 45 tonne Kalmar DRF400-450 reachstackers and one empty container handler »

The latest Cranes & Access is online

The latest Cranes & Access is online

13. September 2017 | Comments (0)

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

Demag AC45 City coming soon

Demag AC45 City coming soon

13. September 2017 | Comments (0)

Terex has released a short video of its early City cranes, as it prepares to unveil a new AC45 City »

220t Demag for Italy

220t Demag for Italy

13. September 2017 | Comments (0)

Italian crane rental company Danese Autogru has taken delivery of a 220 tonne Demag AC 220-5 All Terrain crane »

Last chance for jobs

Last chance for jobs

11. September 2017 | Comments (0)

The latest issue of Cranes & Access will shortly go to print so if you are looking to recruit good people contact us now »

New MD for Wagenborg Nedlift

New MD for Wagenborg Nedlift

11. September 2017 | Comments (0)

Wagenborg has appointed Gerard Bastiaansen as managing director of Wagenborg Nedlift »

Liebherr opens California facility

Liebherr opens California facility

11. September 2017 | Comments (0)

Liebherr USA has opened a new location in Lodi, California for mobile, duty cycle and regular crawler cranes. »

Liebherr flagship for Movitram

Liebherr flagship for Movitram

11. September 2017 | Comments (0)

Colombian crane rental company Movitram Gruas has taken delivery of a 220 tonne Liebherr LTM 1220-5.2 »

Cranes down in Miami

Cranes down in Miami

10. September 2017 | Comments (0)

While the eye of Hurricane Irma missed Miami, high winds have brought down two tower cranes - and a third in Fort Lauderdale »

A few more glimpses of Platformers Days

A few more glimpses of Platformers Days

9. September 2017 | Comments (0)

Day two of Platformers Days started with light rain cleared up nicely, here are a few more new product photos »

Another tree overturn

Another tree overturn

9. September 2017 | Comments (5)

A crane overturned onto a home in Atlanta, Georgia on Thursday while removing a large oak tree »

250t Grove for AMP

250t Grove for AMP

8. September 2017 | Comments (0)

French crane rental company A.M.P has taken delivery of a new 250t Grove GMK5250L All Terrain Crane »

Hurricane danger for Miami tower cranes

Hurricane danger for Miami tower cranes

8. September 2017 | Comments (0)

As hurricane Irma barrels towards the Florida coast contractors dozens of tower cranes may face 185mph winds »

A brief glimpse of Platformers Days

A brief glimpse of Platformers Days

8. September 2017 | Comments (0)

Platformers Days opens later today and there is plenty to see, if you are interested in aerial lifts »

Böcker to go direct in UK

Böcker to go direct in UK

7. September 2017 | Comments (1)

Böcker has confirmed that it is to establish a distribution operation in the UK headed by Alan Peck. »

Unic spider for Norwegian airline

Unic spider for Norwegian airline

7. September 2017 | Comments (0)

Norwegian airline Air Shuttle has taken delivery of a four tonne Unic URW-547 spider crane »

Demags for Poland

Demags for Poland

6. September 2017 | Comments (0)

Polish rental company Crane Rental has ordered six new Demag cranes »

Nine Liebherrs for Eurogruas

Nine Liebherrs for Eurogruas

6. September 2017 | Comments (0)

Spanish crane rental company Eurogruas has taken delivery of five Liebherr cranes, with four more on order »

Another new Tadano GTC tele crawler

Another new Tadano GTC tele crawler

4. September 2017 | Comments (0)

Tadano Mantis has launched a new 35 ton.32 tonne GTC telescopic crawler crane, the smallest GTC so far »

Arcomet goes bigger

Arcomet goes bigger

2. September 2017 | Comments (0)

Belgian tower crane specialist Arcomet will unveil a new, larger self-erecting crane, the A50 Eco later this week »

300 tonne theft

300 tonne theft

1. September 2017 | Comments (3)

A 300 tonne All Terrain crane was stolen last night from the Hovago yard in Dordrecht, The Netherlands »

New Indonesian distributor for Potain

New Indonesian distributor for Potain

1. September 2017 | Comments (0)

Potain has appointed Mutlicrane Perkasa as the distributor for its tower cranes in Indonesia »

Deutz and Liebherr engine agreement

Deutz and Liebherr engine agreement

1. September 2017 | Comments (0)

Deutz has reached an agreement with Liebherr to globally distribute and service four Liebherr diesel engines »

Climbing turbine crane

Climbing turbine crane

31. August 2017 | Comments (0)

Dutch wind turbine manufacturer Lagerwey is testing its new climbing wind turbine crane. »

Oman petrochem contract for Mammoet

Oman petrochem contract for Mammoet

31. August 2017 | Comments (0)

Mammoet has won a heavy lift & transport contract for Oman’s largest petrochemical plant »

ALE expands in the Netherlands

ALE expands in the Netherlands

31. August 2017 | Comments (0)

ALE has taken a yard at the VDS Staalbouw facility in Flushing, south west Netherlands »

Crane Institute adds towers

Crane Institute adds towers

30. August 2017 | Comments (0)

US based Crane Institute Certification (CIC) has introduced a tower crane operator certification programme »

OSHA delays crane operator certification - again

OSHA delays crane operator certification - again

30. August 2017 | Comments (0)

US safety agency OSHA has delayed the implementation of mandatory crane operator certification until November 2018 »

New Liebherr for recovery

New Liebherr for recovery

30. August 2017 | Comments (0)

German crane rental and recovery company Autohaus Kreuzburg has taken delivery of a 60t Liebherr LTM 1060-3.1 »

Hiab extends continuous slew

Hiab extends continuous slew

30. August 2017 | Comments (0)

Hiab is introducing 360 degree continuous slew on its 30 to 40 tonne/metre loader cranes »

Terex RT 90 for Tecno-Gru

Terex RT 90 for Tecno-Gru

30. August 2017 | Comments (0)

Italian crane rental company Tecno-Gru has taken delivery of an 86 tonne Terex RT 90 Rough Terrain crane »

ALE and Cosco team up

ALE and Cosco team up

29. August 2017 | Comments (0)

UK based heavy lift and haulage group ALE has signed a memorandum of understanding China's Cosco »

Dropped boom in Sydney

Dropped boom in Sydney

29. August 2017 | Comments (1)

A crane working from a barge in Sydney Harbour dripped its boom into the water on Sunday »

Second 500 tonner for Global

Second 500 tonner for Global

29. August 2017 | Comments (0)

Scottish crane rental company Global Port Services has taken delivery of a 500 tonne Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 »

New Kato for CASS

New Kato for CASS

28. August 2017 | Comments (1)

UK rental company Crane and Support Services (CASS) has taken delivery of a 13 tonne Kato CR-130Ri »

Typhoon damages tower crane

Typhoon damages tower crane

25. August 2017 | Comments (1)

Typhoon Hato hit Hong Kong this week resulting in at least nine deaths and som tower crane damage »

Alan Peck to leave Kranlyft UK

Alan Peck to leave Kranlyft UK

25. August 2017 | Comments (0)

Kranlyft UK sales director Alan Peck is to leave the company at the end of this month »

Israeli dealer for Atlas

Israeli dealer for Atlas

25. August 2017 | Comments (0)

German loader crane manufacturer Atlas has appointed M. Bar Maintenance as its loader crane distributor for Israel »

First Maeda MC815C in UK

First Maeda MC815C in UK

25. August 2017 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Lift Minicranes has taken delivery of the first Maeda MC815C to arrive in the UK »

Three injured while rigging

Three injured while rigging

24. August 2017 | Comments (2)

Three men were injured while rigging a crane on a job in Shepherdsville, Kentucky yesterday. »

Tadano launches GR1100EX RT International

Tadano launches GR1100EX RT International

24. August 2017 | Comments (0)

Tadano has launched the international version of its 110 tonne GR-1200XL/GR-1100EX Rough Terrain crane »

Enerpac SL300 for Jozef Hermans

Enerpac SL300 for Jozef Hermans

24. August 2017 | Comments (0)

Dutch heavy lift company Jozef Hermans has taken delivery of its first Enerpac SL300 telescopic hydraulic gantry »

Terex Cranes adds Lebanese distributor

Terex Cranes adds Lebanese distributor

23. August 2017 | Comments (0)

Terex Cranes has appointed Farhat Service Center as a fully authorised distributor for Lebanon »

Another Liebherr for ESB

Another Liebherr for ESB

23. August 2017 | Comments (0)

German rental company ESB Kranverleih has taken delivery of a 70t Liebherr LTM 1070-4.2 All Terrain crane »

Liebherr for Dutch port

Liebherr for Dutch port

22. August 2017 | Comments (0)

Dutch terminal operator Kloosterboer has taken delivery of a Liebherr LHM 550 crane and LRS 545 reachstacker »

CICA Trainee of the Year

CICA Trainee of the Year

22. August 2017 | Comments (0)

Australia's CICA has announced the top trainees in its new Certificate III in Crane Operations »

New 140 t/m Wolffkran flat top

New 140 t/m Wolffkran flat top

17. August 2017 | Comments (0)

Wolffkran is replacing its Wolff 6015 Clear flat top tower crane range with the 6020 Clear. »

Lousberg joins Sram

Lousberg joins Sram

17. August 2017 | Comments (0)

Ex Terex Cranes president Ken Lousberg has joined bicycle manufacturer Sram as chief operating officer »

160t Demag for France

160t Demag for France

17. August 2017 | Comments (0)

French crane and access rental company SVMM has taken delivery of a 160 tonne Demag AC 160-5 All Terrain crane »

Slight improvement at Tat Hong

Slight improvement at Tat Hong

15. August 2017 | Comments (0)

Singapore based crane and equipment rental company Tat Hong has reported improved first quarter results »

Putzmeister CEO quits

Putzmeister CEO quits

15. August 2017 | Comments (0)

Gerald Karch CEO of Putzmeister, the Sany owned German concrete pump manufacturer has left the company »

New non-exec for Terex

New non-exec for Terex

15. August 2017 | Comments (0)

Terex has appointed Andra Rush, founder and chief executive of Rush Trucking, as a non-executive director »

Raimondi moves into NZ

Raimondi moves into NZ

14. August 2017 | Comments (0)

Tower crane manufacturer Raymondi has appointed Heavy Lift Designs (HLD) as its official agent of New Zealand »

New centre and director for Hiab

New centre and director for Hiab

14. August 2017 | Comments (0)

Hiab has acquired Walker & Company Hydraulic Services in the UK, and appointed Ian Mitchell as UK & Ireland director »

Crane overturns onto home

Crane overturns onto home

11. August 2017 | Comments (4)

A mobile crane overturned at a house in Campbell, California – south of San Jose - on Tuesday »

Kran & Bühne online

Kran & Bühne online

11. August 2017 | Comments (0)

The latest digital version of Kran & Bühne magazine is now online and available to read or download »

NRC adds SCX1500A-3

NRC adds SCX1500A-3

11. August 2017 | Comments (0)

NRC Plant has taken delivery of a 150 tonne SCX1500A-3 Hitachi Sumitomo crawler crane »

Demag AC 1000-9 for Steil

Demag AC 1000-9 for Steil

10. August 2017 | Comments (0)

German crane rental company Steil Kranarbeiten has ordered a Demag AC 1000-9 All Terrain crane »

New Demag for Scholpp

New Demag for Scholpp

9. August 2017 | Comments (0)

German rental company Scholpp Kran & Transport has taken delivery of a 220 tonne Demag AC 220-5 crane »

Boom collapse at Swedish windfarm

Boom collapse at Swedish windfarm

8. August 2017 | Comments (1)

The boom of a 750 tonne truck crane collapsed yesterday while lifting a turbine in Sweden. »

Manitowoc back to black

Manitowoc back to black

8. August 2017 | Comments (0)

Manitowoc Crane has posted a profitable second quarter and improved its full year forecasts »

Weyers leaves Manitowoc

Weyers leaves Manitowoc

8. August 2017 | Comments (0)

Larry Weyers executive vice president Manitowoc/Potain tower cranes has resigned and is leaving the company »

First Unic URW-706-2 for UK

First Unic URW-706-2 for UK

8. August 2017 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Coppard Plant Hire has taken delivery of the first new Unic URW-706-2 spider crane »

Sydney tower crane collapse

Sydney tower crane collapse

7. August 2017 | Comments (0)

A tower crane overturned in south Sydney, Australia yesterday crashing into the high rise building opposite »

Manitex rebounds

Manitex rebounds

7. August 2017 | Comments (0)

Crane manufacturer Manitex has reported a solid improvement in sales and order intake following its restructuring »

Liebherr Australia adds maritime cranes

Liebherr Australia adds maritime cranes

4. August 2017 | Comments (0)

Liebherr Australia has taken over the distribution of its maritime cranes for Australia, New Zealand and Oceania »

Tat Hong profit warning

Tat Hong profit warning

3. August 2017 | Comments (0)

Singapore based crane and equipment sales and rental group Tat Hong has issued a first quarter profit warning »

David Webb 1974 – 2017

David Webb 1974 – 2017

3. August 2017 | Comments (1)

We have received the tragic news that David Webb of Falcon Cranes has died following the tower crane collapse in June »

New location and crane for NMT

New location and crane for NMT

3. August 2017 | Comments (1)

UK rental company NMT Crane Hire has opened new headquarters and taken delivery of a Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 »

Weak start for Tadano

Weak start for Tadano

3. August 2017 | Comments (1)

Tadano has issued its first quarter results which show a sharp fall in crane sales, particularly in Europe. »

Camso acquires Omni Industrial Tire in Texas

Camso acquires Omni Industrial Tire in Texas

3. August 2017 | Comments (0)

Camso - formerly Camoplast Solideal - has acquired Omni Industrial Tire in Texas »

Eight more Link-Belts for Bragg

Eight more Link-Belts for Bragg

3. August 2017 | Comments (0)

California based Bragg Crane Service has ordered eight 100 tonne Link-Belt Cranes – six trucks cranes and two RTs »

Progress continues at Rami

Progress continues at Rami

3. August 2017 | Comments (0)

Finnish international rental group Ramirent has reported further growth in in the second quarter »

Tree stump pull overturns crane

Tree stump pull overturns crane

2. August 2017 | Comments (3)

A truck crane overturned in Anderson, South Carolina on Monday as it attempted to extract a tree stump »

Terex Cranes bounces back to profit

Terex Cranes bounces back to profit

2. August 2017 | Comments (0)

Terex Cranes has reported a positive second quarter in terms of profits and order intake. »

Bolivia’s first 400t Grove

Bolivia’s first 400t Grove

2. August 2017 | Comments (0)

Bolivian transport and installation company Alanoca has taken delivery of the first Grove GMK6400 crane in Bolivia »

Strong quarter for H&E

Strong quarter for H&E

31. July 2017 | Comments (0)

US crane and access distributor and rental company H&E has reported a solid second quarter. »

35t Kato for J&M

35t Kato for J&M

31. July 2017 | Comments (0)

UK rental company J&M Crane & Transport has taken delivery of a 35 tonne Kato CR-350Ri City type All Terrain crane »

Liebherr boosts 750 tonne lattice booms

Liebherr boosts 750 tonne lattice booms

31. July 2017 | Comments (0)

Liebherr has increased the length and capacity on the SX boom systems for the LR 1750/2 and LG 1750 cranes »

250t Demag to France

250t Demag to France

31. July 2017 | Comments (0)

French rental company Jagulak Sens Levage has taken delivery of a 250 tonne Demag AC 250-5 All Terrain crane »

Mobile tower crane tip

Mobile tower crane tip

29. July 2017 | Comments (6)

A mobile tower crane from the NMT fleet has tipped into a building in Reading, England this morning »

New Comansa CM luffer

New Comansa CM luffer

27. July 2017 | Comments (0)

Linden Comansa’s Chinese operation Comansa CM has launched a new 12t luffing jib crane, the CML165 »

Crane overturns at Swatch

Crane overturns at Swatch

27. July 2017 | Comments (0)

A two axle All Terrain crane overturned yesterday at the new Swatch headquarters being built in Biel, Switzerland »

Bradley joins USS

Bradley joins USS

26. July 2017 | Comments (0)

Ex Terex Cranes president and Terex CFO Kevin Bradley has joined US Steel as CFO »

Cranes & Access online

Cranes & Access online

26. July 2017 | Comments (0)

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

New Tadano dealer in Boston

New Tadano dealer in Boston

26. July 2017 | Comments (0)

Tadano has appointed Flaherty Equipment as a distributor for its Rough Terrain and All Terrain cranes »

PM adds US dealers

PM adds US dealers

26. July 2017 | Comments (0)

US based crane manufacturer Manitex has appointed two new dealers for its PM knuckle boom/loader crane range »

Atlas adds Finnish dealer

Atlas adds Finnish dealer

26. July 2017 | Comments (0)

German loader crane and excavator manufacturer Atlas has appointed Esa Puustinen as its Finnish distributor »

ALE acquires Conbit

ALE acquires Conbit

25. July 2017 | Comments (0)

UK heavy lift and transport company ALE has purchased Dutch offshore engineering and lifting contractor Conbit »

Liebherr MK 140 to Switzerland

Liebherr MK 140 to Switzerland

25. July 2017 | Comments (0)

Swiss crane rental company VHB has taken delivery of a Liebherr MK 140 mobile self-erecting tower crane »

Middle East expansion for Mammoet

Middle East expansion for Mammoet

24. July 2017 | Comments (0)

Dutch international crane and heavy group Mammoet has opened two new locations in the Gulf »

New glass robot from Bailey

New glass robot from Bailey

24. July 2017 | Comments (0)

US lifting equipment manufacturer Bailey Cranes has unveiled a new crane based glass lifting machine »

Fatal tower crane overturn in China

24. July 2017 | Comments (0)

A tower crane collapsed in Guangzhou, China, on Satruday killing seven and seriously injuring another two »

Another positive quarter for Hiab

Another positive quarter for Hiab

24. July 2017 | Comments (0)

Hiab has posted another positive quarter, sister company Kalmar had higher profits on lower revenues »

First 250t Demag in USA

First 250t Demag in USA

24. July 2017 | Comments (0)

US rental company Auburn Crane and Rigging has taken delivery of a 250 tonne Demag AC 250-5 »

Frankfurt tower crane incident

Frankfurt tower crane incident

21. July 2017 | Comments (0)

The jib of a luffing tower crane has flipped over the rear on a high rise site in Frankfurt Germany today »

Sales manager for Liftace reachstackers

Sales manager for Liftace reachstackers

21. July 2017 | Comments (0)

Konecranes has appointed Johan Bjerstedt as global sales manager for Konecranes Liftace reach stackers »

Strong quarter for United

Strong quarter for United

20. July 2017 | Comments (0)

US based United Rentals has reported a 12% rise in fourth quarter revenues and raised full year forecasts »

UK's first 250t Kobelco

UK's first 250t Kobelco

20. July 2017 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Hawks Crane Hire has taken delivery of the UK’s first 250 tonne Kobelco CKE2500G-2 crawler crane »

750t Liebherr for Wasel

750t Liebherr for Wasel

20. July 2017 | Comments (0)

German crane and heavy lifting contractor Wasel has taken delivery of a 750 tonne Liebherr LR 1750/2 crawler crane »

William O’Brien R.I.P.

William O’Brien R.I.P.

19. July 2017 | Comments (3)

We have just received the sad news that William ‘Willy’ O’Brien passed away last Saturday, following a short illness »

Top 30 rental companies

Top 30 rental companies

19. July 2017 | Comments (0)

Cranes & Access needs your help collecting data for its Top 30 UK/Ireland rental company guide »

Demag for Jaromin

Demag for Jaromin

19. July 2017 | Comments (0)

German crane rental company Autokran-Dienst Jaromin has taken delivery of a 250 tonne Demag AC 250-5 »

All change at Tadano Faun

All change at Tadano Faun

18. July 2017 | Comments (0)

Tadano has announced the departure of Tadano Faun CEO Alexander Knecht and GM sales & marketing Thomas Schramm »

Crane companies accused of bribes

Crane companies accused of bribes

18. July 2017 | Comments (0)

A South African investigative news outlet has accused Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries and Liebherr of paying kickbacks to the Gupta family »

Last chance for jobs

Last chance for jobs

18. July 2017 | Comments (0)

The latest issue of Cranes & Access will shortly go to print so if you are looking to recruit contact us now »

New manager at Empire Crane NJ

New manager at Empire Crane NJ

18. July 2017 | Comments (0)

US based distributor Empire Crane has promoted Karl Pitre to branch manager of its Bridgewater, NJ branch »

H&E to acquire Neff

H&E to acquire Neff

17. July 2017 | Comments (0)

US based rental company H&E Equipment Services is to acquire Miami based rental company Neff »

71 Liebherrs for German Army

71 Liebherrs for German Army

17. July 2017 | Comments (0)

The German army has ordered 33 four axle 20 tonne recovery cranes and 38 modified 90 tonne All Terrain cranes »

JV adds four Kobelco cranes

JV adds four Kobelco cranes

14. July 2017 | Comments (0)

The Bylor joint venture between Bouygues and Laing O'Rourke has ordered four Kobelco crawler cranes »

Samuel Ray Anthony 1958 - 2017

Samuel Ray Anthony 1958 - 2017

13. July 2017 | Comments (0)

We have just received the belated news that Sam Anthony CEO of Anthony Crane, passed away in June »

Fatal crane overturn

Fatal crane overturn

13. July 2017 | Comments (4)

Seven people died when a crane's boom landed on a passing mini bus in Guangdong province, China »

Liebherr for Breithaupt & Philipp

Liebherr for Breithaupt & Philipp

13. July 2017 | Comments (0)

German crane rental company Breithaupt & Philipp has taken delivery of a 250 tonne Liebherr LTM 1250-5.1 »

13 Terex luffers for Crane World

13 Terex luffers for Crane World

11. July 2017 | Comments (0)

Singapore tower crane specialist Crane World Asia has added 13 more Terex CTL 260-18 tower cranes to its fleet »

Sydney Cooper 1942 - 2017

Sydney Cooper 1942 - 2017

10. July 2017 | Comments (2)

We have received the sad news that crane veteran and ex Hewden depot manger Syd Copper has died »

Kato for Gearing

Kato for Gearing

10. July 2017 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Gearing Plant Hire has taken delivery of a 13 tonne Kato CR-130Ri City type All Terrain crane »

Bill Murray Memorial

Bill Murray Memorial

7. July 2017 | Comments (0)

The memorial event celebrate the lift of Bill Murray will be held in Uxbridge on September 2nd »

Gottwald for Spanish terminal

Gottwald for Spanish terminal

7. July 2017 | Comments (0)

Spanish terminal operator Noatum Terminal Castellon has taken delivery of a 125 tonne G HMK 6507 B »

180t Grove for Ivory Coast

180t Grove for Ivory Coast

6. July 2017 | Comments (0)

The Ivory Coast division of Sea-Invest - Petro Sea Logistics - has taken delivery of a 180t Grove GMK5180-1 »

First MK 140 for Sweden

First MK 140 for Sweden

6. July 2017 | Comments (0)

Crane rental company A-Lyft has taken delivery of Sweden's first Liebherr MK 140 mobile self-erecting tower crane »

Six Raimondi for Paris college

Six Raimondi for Paris college

5. July 2017 | Comments (0)

French contractor Cardinal Edifice has taken delivery of six new Raimondi tower cranes at Mines Paris Tech »

German optimism at Terex Cranes

German optimism at Terex Cranes

5. July 2017 | Comments (0)

Terex Cranes has agreed a four year deal with German employees as order intake gathers pace »

First Tadano for Central Mass

First Tadano for Central Mass

4. July 2017 | Comments (0)

US rental company Central Mass Crane Service has taken delivery of a 100 tonne Tadano ATF 100G-4 All Terrain crane »

Hovago adds to management team

Hovago adds to management team

3. July 2017 | Comments (0)

Netherlands based crane sales and rental specialist Hovago Cranes has added to its management team »

New office planned for Maxim

New office planned for Maxim

3. July 2017 | Comments (0)

US crane rental company Maxim Crane Works has made plans to build a $4.7 million office complex »

40t Terex for Horizon

40t Terex for Horizon

3. July 2017 | Comments (0)

Scotland's Horizon Reinforcing & Crane Hire has taken delivery of a 40 tonne Terex AC 40/2L »

Tudor van Hampton memorial

Tudor van Hampton memorial

1. July 2017 | Comments (0)

A memorial service for the late Tudor van Hampton, will be held next Saturday - July 8th »

Crane operator falls from crane

Crane operator falls from crane

30. June 2017 | Comments (0)

A crane operator employed by subcontractor Billington Structures has fallen from his crane in Cumbria, UK »

Crane operators’ strike hits Dublin

Crane operators’ strike hits Dublin

30. June 2017 | Comments (0)

A crane operators' strike brought two major construction sites in Dublin, Ireland to a standstill »

Two big Effers for Lifting Solutions

Two big Effers for Lifting Solutions

30. June 2017 | Comments (0)

New York based heavy lift company Lifting Solutions has taken delivery of two large capacity Effer cranes »

New ideas for wind turbine lifting

New ideas for wind turbine lifting

28. June 2017 | Comments (1)

International Heavy lift company Mammoet has launched new wind turbine erection and service cranes »

150t Grove to Merkel

150t Grove to Merkel

28. June 2017 | Comments (0)

German rental company Merkel Autokrane has taken delivery of a 150t Grove GMK 5150L All Terrain crane »

Tower crane erector injured

Tower crane erector injured

27. June 2017 | Comments (0)

A man was seriously injured yesterday after falling while erecting a tower crane in central Montreal, Canada »

New Demag AC300-6

New Demag AC300-6

27. June 2017 | Comments (0)

Terex has launched a new six axle 300t single engine All Terrain crane, the Demag AC 300-6 »

West-Africa sales manager for Magna

West-Africa sales manager for Magna

27. June 2017 | Comments (0)

Magna Tyres has appointed Muktar Barrie as sales manager for the Francophone countries of West Africa »

Liebherr for Eastern Crane

Liebherr for Eastern Crane

26. June 2017 | Comments (0)

UK crane rental company Eastern Crane Hire has taken delivery of its first Liebherr crane »

Demag AC 220 for Crane Works

Demag AC 220 for Crane Works

26. June 2017 | Comments (0)

US crane rental company CraneWorks has taken delivery of one of the first 220t Demag AC 220-5 in the USA »

Another Kato for City Lifting

Another Kato for City Lifting

23. June 2017 | Comments (0)

UK rental company City Lifting has taken delivery of a new 20 tonne Kato CR-200Ri city crane »

Kran & Bühne is online

Kran & Bühne is online

23. June 2017 | Comments (0)

The latest digital version of Kran & Bühne magazine is now online and available to read or download »

Another BG Lift for BMS

Another BG Lift for BMS

23. June 2017 | Comments (0)

Danish rental company BMS has taken delivery of a second Brennero/BG Lift CWE 525 spider crane »

Tadano confirms Coast Crane dealership under Maxim

Tadano confirms Coast Crane dealership under Maxim

22. June 2017 | Comments (0)

Tadano America and Maxim Crane Works have agreed to continue with Coast Crane as distributor »

Haydn Steele retires

Haydn Steele retires

22. June 2017 | Comments (1)

Haydn Steele, the safety, training and technical manager of the CPA in the UK is retiring today »

Fatal tower crane overturn in UK

Fatal tower crane overturn in UK

21. June 2017 | Comments (4)

A tower crane has overturned in Crewe, UK this evening killing two men and injuring the operator UPDATE (2) »

Spierings delivers 900th crane

Spierings delivers 900th crane

21. June 2017 | Comments (0)

Spierings has delivered its 900th self-erecting mobile tower crane to Swedish crane rental company BeMå-lyft. »

Terex upgrades 3800 Boom Booster kit

Terex upgrades 3800 Boom Booster kit

21. June 2017 | Comments (0)

Terex is extending the Boom Booster kit for the Terex Superlift 3800/ Demag CC 3800-1 crawler cranes »

First big Crawler for Egger

First big Crawler for Egger

21. June 2017 | Comments (0)

Swiss transport and heavy haulage contractor Emil Egger has taken delivery of a 1,000 tonne Liebherr LR 11000 crawler crane »

The latest Cranes & Access is online

The latest Cranes & Access is online

20. June 2017 | Comments (0)

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

W L. Murray 1930-2017

W L. Murray 1930-2017

20. June 2017 | Comments (6)

We have received the sad news of the death of mobile crane veteran Bill Murray, following a long illness. »

Kato Cranes spare parts in the UK

Kato Cranes spare parts in the UK

20. June 2017 | Comments (0)

Kranlyft has clarified the position regarding Kato cranes spare parts in the UK »

Mobile tower crane over

Mobile tower crane over

20. June 2017 | Comments (0)

A mobile self-erecting tower crane overturned in Bonn on Saturday, with the jib landing on the main station »

Crane overturn in Germany

Crane overturn in Germany

20. June 2017 | Comments (0)

truck crane overturned yesterday in the town of Westerkappeln North in North Rhine Westfalia, Germany »

Gruppo Effe liquidation

Gruppo Effe liquidation

19. June 2017 | Comments (0)

The crane fleet of Italian company Gruppo Effe is being auctioned following the failure of the company »

First LTR 1220 in India

First LTR 1220 in India

15. June 2017 | Comments (0)

Indian construction company NCC has taken delivery of the first Liebherr LTR 1220 crawler crane in India »

Five Demags for Kuwait

Five Demags for Kuwait

15. June 2017 | Comments (0)

Kuwait rental company Jassim Transport & Stevedoring has ordered five Demag All Terrain cranes »

Third LTM 1500-8.1 for King

Third LTM 1500-8.1 for King

15. June 2017 | Comments (0)

UK crane rental company King Lifting has taken delivery of its third 500 tonne LTM 1500-8.1 All Terrain crane »

Fatal crane incident in Adelaide

Fatal crane incident in Adelaide

14. June 2017 | Comments (0)

A man died last night after he fell under an articulated crane while working in an Adelaide street »

100th Liebherr LTM 1060-3.1

100th Liebherr LTM 1060-3.1

14. June 2017 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Berry Cranes took delivery of the 100th Liebherr LTM 1060-3.1 All Terrain crane in the UK »

Terex pick & carry sales pick up

Terex pick & carry sales pick up

14. June 2017 | Comments (0)

Terex Australia has booked a number of orders for new pick & carry cranes, including the Mac 25-4 and AT-22 »

Last chance for jobs

Last chance for jobs

13. June 2017 | Comments (0)

The latest issue of Cranes & Access will shortly go to print so if you are looking to recruit contact us now »

Crane veterans drive for charity

Crane veterans drive for charity

13. June 2017 | Comments (1)

Crane veterans Malcom Davies and Roger Miles have joined the XK Jaguar Round Britain Coastal Drive for Prostate Cancer UK »

Outriggerpads expands sales team

Outriggerpads expands sales team

12. June 2017 | Comments (0)

UK outrigger mat specialist Outriggerpads has appointed Bernadette Rock as field sales executive »

VP Mid Atlantic for Maxim

VP Mid Atlantic for Maxim

12. June 2017 | Comments (0)

Maxim Crane Works has promoted Monty Glover, Junior to vice president Mid-Atlantic region »

Crane overturn ?

Crane overturn ?

12. June 2017 | Comments (0)

A crane reportedly overturned two weeks ago, while working at Hull Docks in North East England »

Fatal crane incident in Korea

Fatal crane incident in Korea

9. June 2017 | Comments (1)

A crane tower collapse at the Ssangyong Oil Refinery in Ulsan, South Korea in late April killed one and injured four »

Coast Crane acquisition approved

Coast Crane acquisition approved

8. June 2017 | Comments (0)

Shareholders of Essex Rental have approved the acquisition of Coast Crane sby Maxim Crane Works »

NFT consolidates Abu Dhabi yards

NFT consolidates Abu Dhabi yards

8. June 2017 | Comments (0)

Abu Dhabi tower crane specialist NFT has moved two existing Abu Dhabi locations nto a single mega yard »

Revived LHM 180 to Croatia

Revived LHM 180 to Croatia

8. June 2017 | Comments (0)

Croatian manufacturer Petrokemija has taken delivery of a refurbished Liebherr LHM 180 mobile harbour crane »

Maxim opens new tower crane centre

Maxim opens new tower crane centre

8. June 2017 | Comments (0)

Maxim Crane's Davenport, Florida branch will become a centre for regional tower crane operations »

Crane overturn in Florida

Crane overturn in Florida

7. June 2017 | Comments (3)

A mobile crane overturned during an overnight storm on Monday in Delray Beach, Florida »

New GGR HQ under construction

New GGR HQ under construction

7. June 2017 | Comments (1)

UK mini crane and glass handling group GGR has begun construction on new headquarters »

Certain Teed contract for Sparrows

Certain Teed contract for Sparrows

7. June 2017 | Comments (0)

Sparrows group has won a contract for the inspection of all lifting equipment at CertainTeed’s US facilities »

UN Mobilkraner takes on Grove in Norway

UN Mobilkraner takes on Grove in Norway

6. June 2017 | Comments (0)

Denmark’s UN Mobilkraner has added Norway to its Grove crane distribution territory »

160t Demag for Action Lev

160t Demag for Action Lev

6. June 2017 | Comments (0)

French crane rental company Action Lev has taken delivery of a new Demag AC 160-5 All Terrain crane »

Kato for Coppard Plant

Kato for Coppard Plant

6. June 2017 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Coppard Plant Hire has taken delivery of a 13 tonne Kato CR-130Ri city-type All Terrain crane »

Manitowoc Crane Care boosts Asian team

Manitowoc Crane Care boosts Asian team

5. June 2017 | Comments (0)

Manitowoc has appointed Jerome Carre and Jenny Chong to its Potain Asia customer service team »

New 95 tonne AT for training centre

New 95 tonne AT for training centre

2. June 2017 | Comments (0)

The I.U.O.E. Local 150 training centre in Wilmington, Illinois has taken delivery of a new Liebherr LTM 1095 5.1 »

Whoops!

Whoops!

2. June 2017 | Comments (6)

A four axle crane overturned while setting up in Jacksonville Port, Florida earlier this week »

Six Terex cranes for Bahrain

Six Terex cranes for Bahrain

2. June 2017 | Comments (0)

Bahrain based contractor Modern Mechanical, Electrical and Transporting has ordered six Demag and Terex All Terrain cranes »

90t Kobelco to New Zealand

90t Kobelco to New Zealand

1. June 2017 | Comments (0)

New Zealand rental company Map Hire has taken delivery of a new 90 tonne Kobelco CKE900G-2 crawler crane »

New Demag for Wiesbauer

New Demag for Wiesbauer

1. June 2017 | Comments (0)

German crane rental company Wiesbauer has purchased a 500 tonne Demag AC 500-8 All Terrain crane »

New rigging/Heavy haul location for Maxim

New rigging/Heavy haul location for Maxim

31. May 2017 | Comments (0)

Maxim Crane has opened a new Heavy Transportation and Rigging location in Bithlo, Florida »

750t Liebherr to Russia

750t Liebherr to Russia

31. May 2017 | Comments (0)

Russian crane rental company Topkran has taken delivery of a 750 tonne Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 All Terrain crane »

City crane for Bremerhaven waterways

City crane for Bremerhaven waterways

30. May 2017 | Comments (0)

German waterway company Bremerhaven Waterways & Shipping Office takes delivery of a 50t LTC 1050-3.1 »

Three Terex cranes for Bothar

Three Terex cranes for Bothar

30. May 2017 | Comments (0)

Australia's Bothar Boring & Tunneling has purchased three Demag/Terex cranes as it expands in the Middle East »

Vertikal Days 2017 opens today

Vertikal Days 2017 opens today

24. May 2017 | Comments (0)

The first Vertikal Days at Silverstone opens today with a fantastic display of lift equipment »

Kato for Quinto

Kato for Quinto

22. May 2017 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Quinto Crane has purchased a 20t Kato CR-200Ri city type All Terrain crane »

Vertikal Days crane convoy

Vertikal Days crane convoy

22. May 2017 | Comments (0)

Sunday saw most of the big cranes arrive at Silverstone for this week’s Vertikal Days »

Vertikal Days Week

Vertikal Days Week

20. May 2017 | Comments (0)

Vertikal Days is almost upon us now and the Vertikal team will be on site all week reporting will be limited »

Malaysian contract for EnerMech

Malaysian contract for EnerMech

19. May 2017 | Comments (0)

UK engineering group EnerMech has won a five year contract to provide crane operators in Malaysia »

Terex updates Demag AC100-4L

Terex updates Demag AC100-4L

19. May 2017 | Comments (0)

Terex Cranes has updated its four axle 100 tonne Demag AC100-4L, with improved lifting performance »

Kran & Bühne online

Kran & Bühne online

18. May 2017 | Comments (0)

The latest digital version of Kran & Bühne magazine is now online and available to read or download »

750 tonner for Mediaco

750 tonner for Mediaco

18. May 2017 | Comments (0)

French crane and access rental company Medicao has ordered a Liebherr LG1750 lattice truck crane »

New Unic dealer for France

New Unic dealer for France

18. May 2017 | Comments (0)

Unic Cranes has appointed Everest Elevateurs as a distributor for its spider cranes in Eastern France »

Two Katos for Guernsey

Two Katos for Guernsey

18. May 2017 | Comments (0)

Guernsey based rental company Bob Froome & Sons has ordered two Kato City Type All Terrain cranes »

New dealer for Tadano America

New dealer for Tadano America

17. May 2017 | Comments (0)

Tadano America has appointed Exact Crane and Equipment as its dealer for Ohio, Michigan and Kentucky »

30 tonne Sennebogen tele crawler

30 tonne Sennebogen tele crawler

17. May 2017 | Comments (0)

As expected Sennebogen has confirmed a new 30 tonne telescopic crawler crane the 633 »

Vertikal Days opens in a week

Vertikal Days opens in a week

17. May 2017 | Comments (0)

This time next week the doors will open on Vertikal Days 2017 at the new venue of Silverstone »

Nine Demags for Norway

Nine Demags for Norway

17. May 2017 | Comments (0)

Norwegian rental company Nordic Crane Vest has ordered nine Demag All Terrain cranes »

First Liebherr reachstacker in India

First Liebherr reachstacker in India

17. May 2017 | Comments (0)

Indian shipping logistics company Bothra Shipping Services has taken delivery of a Liebherr LRS 545 reachstacker »

New Link-Belt tele crawlers for Pinnacle

New Link-Belt tele crawlers for Pinnacle

17. May 2017 | Comments (0)

North Carolina based Pinnacle Cranes has taken delivery of two new Link-Belt telescopic crawler cranes »

100th Spierings SK597-AT4

100th Spierings SK597-AT4

16. May 2017 | Comments (0)

German crane company MSG Krandienst has ordered a Spierings SK597-AT4 mobile self-erecting tower crane »

Revenues slump at Manitex

Revenues slump at Manitex

16. May 2017 | Comments (0)

Manitex, owner of PM/Oil &Steel has reported a steep drop in first quarter revenues, but with a reduced loss »

Crane too heavy for bridge

Crane too heavy for bridge

16. May 2017 | Comments (3)

A four axle truck crane plunged through a wooden bridge in Pottstown, Pennsylvania yesterday »

Kobelco merges in Japan and India

Kobelco merges in Japan and India

16. May 2017 | Comments (0)

Kobelco has announced further mergers of its Crane and Construction businesses, the latest being in Japan and India. »

14% slide for Tadano

14% slide for Tadano

12. May 2017 | Comments (0)

Tadano has published its full year results to the end of March, with a fall in revenues and steep decline in profit »

Unic 1 & 10  for Serviloc

Unic 1 & 10 for Serviloc

12. May 2017 | Comments (0)

French rental company Serviloc Nacelles has taken delivery of two more Unic spider cranes »

More 13 tonne Katos

More 13 tonne Katos

12. May 2017 | Comments (0)

Germany’s Mentner Krane and Emsley Crane Hire of the UK have added Kato CR-130Ri city cranes to their fleet »

The latest Cranes & Access is online

The latest Cranes & Access is online

11. May 2017 | Comments (0)

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

Mammoet acquires George Young

Mammoet acquires George Young

11. May 2017 | Comments (0)

Mammoet has acquired Philadpehia, Pennsylvania-based rigging and heavy haullage company George Young »

Second LTM 1500-8.1 for HKV Schmitz

Second LTM 1500-8.1 for HKV Schmitz

11. May 2017 | Comments (0)

German crane company HKV Schmitz & Partner has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 All Terrain crane »

Dock crane drops boom

Dock crane drops boom

10. May 2017 | Comments (1)

The boom of a dockside crane crashed to the ground in Falmouth, Cornwall, UK today following a mechanical failure »

Another 700t Demag for Michielsen

Another 700t Demag for Michielsen

10. May 2017 | Comments (0)

Belgian crane rental company Michielsens has ordered a 700 tonne Demag AC 700-9 All Terrain crane »

Hoeflons for Dolco

Hoeflons for Dolco

10. May 2017 | Comments (0)

Dutch rental company Dolco Verhuur has purchased two new three tonne capacity Hoeflon C6 spider cranes. »

Link Belt teams up with Stevenson

Link Belt teams up with Stevenson

10. May 2017 | Comments (0)

Link Belt has appointed Stevenson Sales & Service distributor in central/northern Illinois and northwest Indiana »

Large crawler crane incident

Large crawler crane incident

9. May 2017 | Comments (0)

A large lattice crawler crane has overturned this evening near Arcisate Varese in Northern Italy »

Strong start for Rami

Strong start for Rami

9. May 2017 | Comments (0)

Finnish international rental company Ramirent has reported a steep first quarter rise in revenues and profits »

Kenyan crane order for Isoli

Kenyan crane order for Isoli

9. May 2017 | Comments (0)

Italian truck mounted lift and recovery vehicle specialist Isoli has won an order from the Kenyan army »

A close one

A close one

9. May 2017 | Comments (0)

An unfortunate incident occurred yesterday in North East England while a crawler crane was lowering its boom and jib »

Second Liebherr tele crawler for Northern

Second Liebherr tele crawler for Northern

9. May 2017 | Comments (0)

US based contractor Northern Construction has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTR 1100 telescopic crawler crane »

Harbour crane collapse

Harbour crane collapse

8. May 2017 | Comments (0)

A large dock crane collapsed last Thursday at DP World terminal in Jebel Ali, UAE, injuring 10 people »

Challenging quarter for Manitowoc

Challenging quarter for Manitowoc

8. May 2017 | Comments (0)

Manitowoc Crane has reported a substantial drop in first quarter revenues, but also a significantly reduced loss »

250t Liebherr for Knoll

250t Liebherr for Knoll

8. May 2017 | Comments (0)

German crane rental company Knoll has taken delivery of a 250 tonne LTM 1250-5.1 All Terrain crane »

Two LHM 800s for UAE

Two LHM 800s for UAE

8. May 2017 | Comments (0)

Saqr Port Authority in the United Arab Emirates has ordered two 144 tonne Liebherr LHM 800 mobile harbour cranes »

GTC-800 for American Crane & Rigging

GTC-800 for American Crane & Rigging

5. May 2017 | Comments (0)

One of the first Tadano Mantis GTC-800s has been delivered to American Crane & Rigging of New York state »

Crane overturn in Michigan

Crane overturn in Michigan

5. May 2017 | Comments (6)

An incident in Charlevoix, Michigan left a crawler crane in a precarious position after it overturned »

Crane over in Taree NSW

Crane over in Taree NSW

4. May 2017 | Comments (0)

A man was injured yesterday when a four axle truck crane overturned on a site in Taree, New South Wales »

Liebherr slips back

Liebherr slips back

4. May 2017 | Comments (0)

Liebherr has published its results for 2016 with mobile and tower crane sales down 4.5 percent to €2.48 billion »

Tat Hong takes 100% of Vietnamese subsidiary

Tat Hong takes 100% of Vietnamese subsidiary

4. May 2017 | Comments (0)

Singapore based Tat Hong has acquired the outstanding 30 percent holding in Tat Hong Vietnam »

Herkules goes Terex

Herkules goes Terex

4. May 2017 | Comments (0)

Polish crane rental company Herkules has signed an agreement to acquire 15 Terex All Terrain cranes »

100t overturn

100t overturn

3. May 2017 | Comments (5)

A new 100t All Terrain crane overturned last week in Ireland when the road gave way while travelling to a Job. »

New commercial manager for Sims

New commercial manager for Sims

3. May 2017 | Comments (0)

US based Sims Crane has appointed Kaliope ‘Popi’ Fatolitis as commercial construction manager »

Last chance for jobs

Last chance for jobs

3. May 2017 | Comments (0)

The latest issue of Cranes & Access will shortly go to print so if you are looking to recruit good people contact us now »

Higher order intake at Terex Cranes

Higher order intake at Terex Cranes

3. May 2017 | Comments (0)

Terex cranes saw lower first quarter sales and a larger losses but order intake improved sharply »

Fatal crane incident in Korea

Fatal crane incident in Korea

2. May 2017 | Comments (0)

A luffing jib tower crane has collapsed at a shipyard operated in Geoje, South Korea resulting in five deaths »

Sennebogen 673 for UK

Sennebogen 673 for UK

1. May 2017 | Comments (0)

UK civil engineering contractor Moortown Group has purchased a 70 tonne Sennebogen 673 »

New Maeda mini crawler

New Maeda mini crawler

1. May 2017 | Comments (0)

Kranlyft has announced details of a new five tonne Maeda CC985 crawler crane, to be unveiled at Vertikal Days »

400t Liebherr for Clark Crane

400t Liebherr for Clark Crane

28. April 2017 | Comments (0)

Nashville based rental company Clark Crane has purchased two new Liebherr All Terrain cranes. »

New 50t Sennebogen crawler

New 50t Sennebogen crawler

27. April 2017 | Comments (0)

Sennebogen has announced a new 50t lattice crawler crane, the 1100 E the smallest model in its range »

Crane overturns in Ottawa

Crane overturns in Ottawa

27. April 2017 | Comments (0)

A crawler crane overturned in Ottawa, Canada yesterday while working on the city’s new Light Rail system »

Demag crawler for Chile

Demag crawler for Chile

27. April 2017 | Comments (0)

Chilean crane rental company Gruas Maule has ordered a 650 tonne Demag CC 3800-1 lattice boom crawler crane »

Another crawler crane overturn

Another crawler crane overturn

27. April 2017 | Comments (3)

A crawler crane overturned in Florence, Northern Alabama yesterday shutting down work on a new hospital »

500t Liebherr for Dietmar Flossdorf

500t Liebherr for Dietmar Flossdorf

26. April 2017 | Comments (0)

German crane rental company Dietmar Flossdorf has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 »

New VPs for Kalmar

New VPs for Kalmar

26. April 2017 | Comments (1)

Kalmar has appointed Thomas Malmborg as senior VP of services, and Stefan Hultqvist as VP forklift trucks »

Crane fatality in Dallas

Crane fatality in Dallas

25. April 2017 | Comments (1)

A man died yesterday, while another was injured after a truck crane overturned in downtown Dallas, Texas »

New Demag for Kawelke

New Demag for Kawelke

25. April 2017 | Comments (0)

German crane rental company Kawelke Kranverleih has taken delivery of a new 130 tonne Demag AC130-5 »

Ramirent and Zeppelin team up

Ramirent and Zeppelin team up

25. April 2017 | Comments (0)

Finland's Ramirent and Germany's Zeppelin have set up a partnership for the rental of cabins in Germany »

Fatal crane incident in Algeria

25. April 2017 | Comments (0)

Two men died and two were seriously injured on Sunday while dismantling a tower crane in Aïn Defla, to the South West of Algiers, Algeria. »

110th Liebherr for Damen

110th Liebherr for Damen

24. April 2017 | Comments (0)

Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards has ordered a new Liebherr CBG 350 marine crane »

Crane and access incident in Houston

Crane and access incident in Houston

24. April 2017 | Comments (0)

A crane overturned yesterday while lifting a large sign in Houston, Texas swiping the platform of the aerial lift »

Second Liebherr for McGovern

Second Liebherr for McGovern

24. April 2017 | Comments (0)

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

Maxim to take Coast

Maxim to take Coast

21. April 2017 | Comments (0)

Maxim Crane Works has agreed the acquisition of Coast Crane, currently owned by Essex Rental for $72.5 million »

Kalmar for Dutch terminal

Kalmar for Dutch terminal

21. April 2017 | Comments (0)

Dutch terminal operator Rotterdam Short Sea Terminal has ordered two Kalmar Ship To Shore cranes, with an option for two more »

Higher order intake for Manitex

Higher order intake for Manitex

20. April 2017 | Comments (0)

Manitex which owns Oil&Steel, Valla and PM has reported strong first order intake for its crane divisions »

Tadano America adds to sales team

Tadano America adds to sales team

20. April 2017 | Comments (0)

Tadano America has appointed to new regional business managers, Todd Elkins and Bob Krause. »

First Hups for Australia

First Hups for Australia

20. April 2017 | Comments (0)

The first Potain Hup self-erecting cranes in Australia have been delivered to Active Crane Hire of New South Wales »

Crane operator electrocuted

Crane operator electrocuted

19. April 2017 | Comments (0)

A crane operator died yesterday when his crane boom touched a power line on a wind farm in Vermont »

Four Liebherrs for Brazil

Four Liebherrs for Brazil

19. April 2017 | Comments (0)

Brazilian rental company Locar has taken delivery of four 250 tonne Liebherr LTM 1250-5.1 All Terrain cranes »

Demag AC220-5 for GSL

Demag AC220-5 for GSL

19. April 2017 | Comments (0)

Mexican crane rental company GSL has taken delivery of a new five axle 220t Demag AC 220-5 All Terrain crane »

Norman Kelsey 1941-2017

Norman Kelsey 1941-2017

18. April 2017 | Comments (4)

Norman Kelsey, former national service manager at Hewden Stuart Crane Hire, has died age 75 UPDATED 2 »

Mauro Masetti joins Raimondi

Mauro Masetti joins Raimondi

18. April 2017 | Comments (0)

Raimondi Cranes has appointed Mauro Masetti as commercial director, as part of its geographic expansion strategy »

New MD for Bernard Hunter

New MD for Bernard Hunter

18. April 2017 | Comments (1)

Scottish rental company Bernard Hunter Mobile Cranes has promoted Mark Rafferty to managing director »

Another Kato for NMT

Another Kato for NMT

14. April 2017 | Comments (0)

UK based NMT Crane Hire has taken delivery of a 35 tonne Kato CR-350Ri City type All Terrain crane »

70t Tadano for Hauck

70t Tadano for Hauck

14. April 2017 | Comments (0)

German construction company Hauck Hausbau has taken delivery of a 70 tonne Tadano ATF 70G-4 All Terrain crane »

Educating on power line dangers

Educating on power line dangers

13. April 2017 | Comments (0)

South Dakota based utility Black Hills is providing school children with training on overhead power line risks »

New dealers for Sennebogen

New dealers for Sennebogen

13. April 2017 | Comments (0)

Sennebogen has appointed Ascendum and JasminM as dealers for port cranes and telehandlers in Croatia/Bosnia »

Leavit acquires Pacific from Barnhart

Leavit acquires Pacific from Barnhart

13. April 2017 | Comments (0)

Canadian based Leavitt Cranes has acquired the assets of Pacific Tower Crane and Pacific Lift Equipment »

Liebherr opens Argentina base

Liebherr opens Argentina base

13. April 2017 | Comments (0)

Liebherr-Argentina has opened new offices in Buenos Aires as part of a major expansion programme »

12 more Demags for Integrated

12 more Demags for Integrated

13. April 2017 | Comments (0)

Integrated Logistics has ordered 12 new Demag cranes including AC130-5, AC160-5 and AC 300-6 All Terrain cranes »

New CEO for Wireco

New CEO for Wireco

12. April 2017 | Comments (0)

Kansas based wire rope manufacturing group WireCo has confirmed James O’Leary as chief executive »

Tasmania Crane overturn

Tasmania Crane overturn

12. April 2017 | Comments (0)

A two axle All Terrain crane overturned in Launceston, Tasmania when the ground gave way under an outrigger »

New dealer for Maeda USA

New dealer for Maeda USA

12. April 2017 | Comments (0)

Maeda USA has appointed Tanner’s Crane Service as dealer for Arkansas, with the delivery of two new cranes »

More Liebherrs for Commhoist

More Liebherrs for Commhoist

11. April 2017 | Comments (1)

UK crane and logistics company Commhoist has taken delivery of a 40 tonne Liebherr LTM 1040-2.1, part of a four unit order »

Ardent confirms new sales director

Ardent confirms new sales director

10. April 2017 | Comments (0)

UK based rental company Ardent Hire Solutions has confirmed the appointment of Leigh Webb as sales director »

Crawler crane incident report

Crawler crane incident report

10. April 2017 | Comments (2)

The investigation report into the sudden boom drop on a tele crawler crane in January has been released »

Five Demags for Sutch

Five Demags for Sutch

10. April 2017 | Comments (1)

UK rental company John Sutch Cranes has ordered five Terex All Terrain cranes »

Kran & Bühne online

Kran & Bühne online

10. April 2017 | Comments (0)

The latest digital version of Kran & Bühne magazine is now online and available to read or download »

Crane overturn in Vienna

Crane overturn in Vienna

7. April 2017 | Comments (2)

A three axle city type All Terrain crane overturned in a Vienna street on Monday damaging three vehicles »

Spierings for Franz Bracht

Spierings for Franz Bracht

7. April 2017 | Comments (0)

German crane rental company Franz Bracht Kranvermietung has taken delivery of a Spierings SK 1265-AT6 »

Belgian crane platform combination

Belgian crane platform combination

6. April 2017 | Comments (0)

Belgian transport service provider Publilux has taken delivery of a combination truck crane work platform vehicle »

Two Groves for Egypt

Two Groves for Egypt

6. April 2017 | Comments (0)

Egypt's Suez Shipyard Company has taken delivery of two Grove All Terrain cranes, a GMK4080-1 and GMK5130-2 »

Bulgarian dealer for Atlas

Bulgarian dealer for Atlas

5. April 2017 | Comments (0)

German loader crane manufacturer Atlas has appointed Atlas Maschinen Bulgaria as its Bulgarian distributor »

Southern Cranes & Access orders Liebherr

Southern Cranes & Access orders Liebherr

5. April 2017 | Comments (1)

Southern Cranes & Access has ordered five new Liebherr cranes plus an MK 140 mobile self-erecting tower crane »

120t Tadano Mantis approved for NY

120t Tadano Mantis approved for NY

4. April 2017 | Comments (0)

New York's Department of Buildings has approved the Tadano Mantis GTC 1200 telescopic crawler crane »

Sales director for Bryn Thomas

Sales director for Bryn Thomas

4. April 2017 | Comments (2)

UK rental company Bryn Thomas Cranes has appointed Colin Hodgson as sales director »

250t Demag for Sweden

250t Demag for Sweden

4. April 2017 | Comments (0)

Swedish crane rental company Vätterbygdens Kran has taken delivery of a 250 tonne Demag AC 250-5 All Terrain crane »

Tree too heavy for crane

Tree too heavy for crane

3. April 2017 | Comments (4)

A boom truck/crane overturned in Jacksonville, Florida on Saturday after lifting a tree section that was too heavy »

New Liebherr for Chamberlain

New Liebherr for Chamberlain

3. April 2017 | Comments (0)

UK based Chamberlain Crane Hire is taking delivery of a 70 tonne LTM 1070-4.2 All Terrain crane »

Liebherrs for Carribean

Liebherrs for Carribean

31. March 2017 | Comments (0)

Liebherr has delivered new a number of maritime cranes to Puerto Rico, Jamaica and the Bahamas »

The latest Cranes & Access is online

The latest Cranes & Access is online

31. March 2017 | Comments (0)

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

First Liebherr MK 140 for Ireland

First Liebherr MK 140 for Ireland

31. March 2017 | Comments (0)

Ireland based Crane Hire Ltd has taken delivery of a Liebherr MK 140 self-erecting mobile tower crane »

Sales director change at Ainscough

Sales director change at Ainscough

30. March 2017 | Comments (1)

UK crane company Ainscough has confirmed that sales director Leigh Webb is moving to Ardent Hire Solutions »

Marsh returns to Kato

Marsh returns to Kato

30. March 2017 | Comments (0)

UK crane company Marsh Plant Hire has taken delivery of a new 20 tonne Kato CR-200Ri »

New Tadano Mantis for Scott Macon

New Tadano Mantis for Scott Macon

30. March 2017 | Comments (0)

US based Scott-Macon Equipment has taken delivery of a new Tadano Mantis GTC-800 tele boom crawler crane »

Three Liebherrs for King

Three Liebherrs for King

30. March 2017 | Comments (0)

UK crane rental company King Lifting has taken delivery of two new Liebherr All Terrain cranes, with another to come »

More Hiabs for Finnish defence

More Hiabs for Finnish defence

30. March 2017 | Comments (0)

Hiab has received an order from Scania Finland for loader cranes and hooklifts for the Finnish Defence Forces »

Australian contract for Sparrows

Australian contract for Sparrows

29. March 2017 | Comments (0)

UK based offshore lifting specialist Sparrows Group has secured a major crane maintenance and inspection contract in Australia »

Another Liebherr for Crowland

Another Liebherr for Crowland

28. March 2017 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Crowland Cranes has purchased a 60 tonne Liebherr LTM 1060-3.1 All Terrain crane »

Liebherr tower for Horizon

Liebherr tower for Horizon

28. March 2017 | Comments (0)

Scotland's Horizon Reinforcing & Crane Hire has taken a Liebherr MK 88 Plus mobile self-erecting tower crane »

Holland Lift adds to sales team

Holland Lift adds to sales team

27. March 2017 | Comments (1)

Holland Lift has recruited Jacco Hartkoorn to its sales team where he will support export sales »

Two Liebherrs for Berry

Two Liebherrs for Berry

27. March 2017 | Comments (1)

UK rental company Berry Cranes has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTM 1040-2.1 with a LTM 1060-3.1 to come »

250t for Faroe Islands

250t for Faroe Islands

27. March 2017 | Comments (0)

Faroese construction company ArtiCon has taken delivery of a 250 tonne Grove GMK5250L All Terrain crane »

Last chance for jobs

Last chance for jobs

24. March 2017 | Comments (0)

The latest issue of Cranes & Access will shortly go to print so if you are looking to recruit good people contact us now »

Crane overturn in Texas

Crane overturn in Texas

24. March 2017 | Comments (1)

A large All Terrain crane overturned last night in Corpus Christi, Texas, while working on a Wal-Mart store »

New Irish crane company

New Irish crane company

24. March 2017 | Comments (0)

A new crane rental company has been established in Ireland with the name Bosslift, based in County Cavan »

New sales director for Cadman

New sales director for Cadman

23. March 2017 | Comments (3)

UK based Cadman Cranes has appointed Dave Dye as sales director, returning after a six year absence »

New Tadano for I&H

New Tadano for I&H

23. March 2017 | Comments (0)

German crane and access rental company I&H has taken delivery of a 220 tonne Tadano ATF 220G-5 All Terrain crane »

Three Liebherrs for Megalift

Three Liebherrs for Megalift

23. March 2017 | Comments (0)

German company Megalift has taken delivery of three Liebherr LTM 1250-5.1 cranes and ordered an LTM 11200-9.1 »

Third Kato for John Sutch

Third Kato for John Sutch

23. March 2017 | Comments (0)

UK rental company John Sutch Cranes has taken delivery of a 20 tonne Kato CR-200Ri city-type All Terrain crane »

London’s largest crane

London’s largest crane

22. March 2017 | Comments (1)

The 4,300 tonne AL.SK190 heavy lift crane is now fully rigged, tested and ready for work at Earls Court, London »

Demags for Croatia and Poland

Demags for Croatia and Poland

22. March 2017 | Comments (0)

Croatian heavy lift specialist Zagrebtrans and Polish rental company Crane Rental have ordered large Demag cranes »

Twin Liebherrs for Whyte

Twin Liebherrs for Whyte

21. March 2017 | Comments (0)

Scottish rental company Whyte Cargo Handlers has taken delivery of two Liebherr LTM 1130-5.1 All Terrain cranes »

25 Demags for Mediaco

25 Demags for Mediaco

20. March 2017 | Comments (0)

French rental company Mediaco has ordered 25 Demag All Terrain cranes »

Atlas unveils new crane

Atlas unveils new crane

20. March 2017 | Comments (0)

German loader crane manufacturer Atlas has unveiled a new 4.6 tonne/22 metre loader crane, the 290.2E »

Fire brings down tower crane

Fire brings down tower crane

17. March 2017 | Comments (0)

A massive fire in Raleigh, North Carolina last night, caused a tower crane on the project to collapse. »

More Tadano Mantis for Empire

More Tadano Mantis for Empire

17. March 2017 | Comments (0)

Empire Crane Company has ordered two new Tadano Mantis telescopic crawler cranes, including a new GTC-800 »

15 Demags for Sarens

15 Demags for Sarens

17. March 2017 | Comments (0)

Middle East heavy lift company Sarens Nass has ordered 15 Demag AC-130-5 All Terrain cranes »

Sennebogen switches dealers in Baltic states

Sennebogen switches dealers in Baltic states

16. March 2017 | Comments (0)

Sennebogen is changing its distributor network in the Baltic States, appointing Estonia based ScanBalt Crane »

New Tadano for Mann

New Tadano for Mann

16. March 2017 | Comments (0)

UK based rental company Mann Crane Hire has ordered a 50 tonne Tadano ATF 50G-3 All Terrain crane »

New director for EnerMech

New director for EnerMech

16. March 2017 | Comments (0)

Scottish mechanical engineering group EnerMech has appointed Chris Dixon as director of UK Mechanical Handling Services »

New RT for Groves

New RT for Groves

16. March 2017 | Comments (0)

US crane rental company Groves Equipment Rental has ordered a 51 tonne Grove GRT655L Rough Terrain crane »

Positive Conexpo for Terex Cranes

Positive Conexpo for Terex Cranes

16. March 2017 | Comments (0)

Terex Cranes has reported strong order intake for All Terrain, crawler and tower cranes at Conexpo »

Working the glitches out

15. March 2017 | Comments (1)

As we warned yesterday we migrated the Vertikal.Net website to a new server yesterday and all seemed to have gone well - even better than we had expected. BUT .... »

Crawler crane incident

Crawler crane incident

15. March 2017 | Comments (1)

UK contractor St James Group has reported a serious incident with a Hitachi-Sumitomo SCX400T telescopic crawler crane in London. »

Full year losses for Manitex

Full year losses for Manitex

15. March 2017 | Comments (0)

Manitex which also owns PM, Oil & Steel and Valla Cranes has reported lower sales and greater losses for 2016 »

First US Hup

First US Hup

15. March 2017 | Comments (0)

Bronson Crane has ordered the first Potain Hup 40-30 self-erecting tower crane in the USA »

Jekkos for Boels

Jekkos for Boels

14. March 2017 | Comments (0)

Netherlands-based international rental company Boels has purchased 21 Jekko SPX424 spider cranes »

18 Groves for Sanghvi

18 Groves for Sanghvi

14. March 2017 | Comments (0)

Indian crane rental company Sanghvi Movers has ordered 18 Grove GMK6300L All Terrain cranes »

Fatal load drop

Fatal load drop

14. March 2017 | Comments (2)

A man has died after he was struck by a load that fell from a crane in Staten Island, New York on Friday. »

Kalmars for Hamburg port

Kalmars for Hamburg port

14. March 2017 | Comments (0)

German logistics company Hamburger Hafen und Logistik has ordered 11 Kalmar diesel-electric straddle carriers »

Further Views of Conexpo

Further Views of Conexpo

13. March 2017 | Comments (1)

Conexpo is now over for another three years, here are a few more glimpses of this year’s international equipment show »

Further restructuring for Kobelco

Further restructuring for Kobelco

13. March 2017 | Comments (0)

Kobelco has announced further changes to its crane distribution organisation in South East Asia, »

250t Grove for Marlin

250t Grove for Marlin

13. March 2017 | Comments (0)

US rental company R.H. Marlin Crane Rental has taken delivery of a 250 tonne Grove GMK 5250L All Terrain crane »

Bragg adds 400t Liebherr

Bragg adds 400t Liebherr

13. March 2017 | Comments (0)

US based rental company Bragg Crane Service has ordered two 400 tonne Liebherr LTM 1400-7.1 All Terrain cranes »

Eight Liebherrs for US Crane and Rigging

Eight Liebherrs for US Crane and Rigging

13. March 2017 | Comments (0)

US rental company US Crane and Rigging has ordered eight Liebherr All Terrain cranes »

Upgrading Vertikal.Net

12. March 2017 | Comments (0)

In order to maintain performance, cope with an ever larger database and maintain the latest security updates, Vertikal.Net is migrating to a new server on Tuesday March 14th at 14:00 GMT. »

A treehouse crane

A treehouse crane

10. March 2017 | Comments (0)

From May, Canopy & Stars at Crane 29 in Bristol, UK, will be a one bedroom treehouse in a crane available to guests »

New Tadano for Bob Francis

New Tadano for Bob Francis

10. March 2017 | Comments (0)

North Wales-based Bob Francis Crane Hire has ordered a 220 tonne Tadano ATF 220-G5 All Terrain crane »

Link-Belt approves Samson

Link-Belt approves Samson

9. March 2017 | Comments (0)

Link-Belt has announced that it has approved Samson's new K-100 synthetic hoist rope on its range of cranes »

More new products and pics from Conexpo

More new products and pics from Conexpo

9. March 2017 | Comments (0)

Haulotte and JLG held launches yesterday for their latest new products and a few other glimpses from the show »

Potain MDT 219 for Bigge

Potain MDT 219 for Bigge

9. March 2017 | Comments (0)

US based Bigge Crane & Rigging has ordered a 10 tonne Potain MDT 219 flat top city tower crane »

A few photos from Day one Conexpo

A few photos from Day one Conexpo

8. March 2017 | Comments (0)

Following our pre-show overlook here are a few more photos from a busy first day at Conexpo. »

Spierings for Cork

Spierings for Cork

8. March 2017 | Comments (0)

UK/Irish crane rental group Cork Crane Hire has taken delivery of a Spierings SK1265-AT6 mobile tower crane »

Conexpo opens today

Conexpo opens today

7. March 2017 | Comments (0)

Conexpo opens later today in Las Vegas with some interesting new products, here are a few shots from build up »

UK crane and platform exemption to end

UK crane and platform exemption to end

6. March 2017 | Comments (0)

The UK is preparing legislation to require smaller cranes and all truck mounted lifts to be subject to annual inspections »

Hewden auction sell out

Hewden auction sell out

6. March 2017 | Comments (0)

On Friday, what was dubbed as "the world's largest crane auction" was held at Newark Showground in Nottinghamshire, UK »

Double crane fatality

Double crane fatality

6. March 2017 | Comments (1)

Two by standers were killed on Friday when an articulated pick & carry tractor crane overturned in India »

Prangl adds to senior management team

Prangl adds to senior management team

6. March 2017 | Comments (0)

Austrian crane and access company Prangl has promoted Gerhard Eisenkölbl to become a Geschäftsführer of the company »

Conexpo week

Conexpo week

6. March 2017 | Comments (0)

In case you missed it this is Conexpo week and the Vertikal team will be out in force in Las Vegas - but other news reporting may suffer a little »

Tough first year for Herc

Tough first year for Herc

6. March 2017 | Comments (0)

Herc Rentals – previously Hertz – has reported its full year results with slightly lower revenues and a shift into the red »

New Liebherr offshore crane

New Liebherr offshore crane

6. March 2017 | Comments (0)

Liebherr has won a contract to supply a 3,000 tonne HLC 295000 heavy-lift marine crane to Belgium's Deme »

500 tonner overturn

500 tonner overturn

6. March 2017 | Comments (1)

Reports are coming in of a 500 tonne All Terrain crane overturning on Friday in Qatar during rigging »

250t Demag for Poland

250t Demag for Poland

6. March 2017 | Comments (0)

Polish crane rental company Corleonis has taken delivery of a 250 tonne Demag AC 250-5 All Terrain crane »

Demag name on smaller ATs

Demag name on smaller ATs

3. March 2017 | Comments (1)

Terex Cranes is to apply the Demag name to some smaller All Terrain cranes, staring with the AC 55-3 and AC 60-3 »

German port adds Gottwald

German port adds Gottwald

3. March 2017 | Comments (0)

Germany’s HHLA Frucht- und Kühl-Zentrum has taken delivery of a Gottwald G HMK 4406 Mobile Harbour Crane »

Another tough quarter for H&E

Another tough quarter for H&E

2. March 2017 | Comments (0)

US sales and rental company H&E Equipment has reported a fall in both full year and quarterly revenues and profits »

More Raptor 184s for City

More Raptor 184s for City

2. March 2017 | Comments (0)

UK based City Lifting has taken delivery of its second Raptor 184 articulating luffing tower crane »

New Kato for Global Energy Group

New Kato for Global Energy Group

2. March 2017 | Comments (0)

UK energy company Global Energy Group has taken delivery of a 35 tonne Kato CR-350Ri city-type All Terrain crane »

The Vertikal Guide to Conexpo

The Vertikal Guide to Conexpo

1. March 2017 | Comments (0)

The Vertikal Guide to Conexpo 2017, in Spanish and English is now online and available to download »

160t Demag for MSG

160t Demag for MSG

1. March 2017 | Comments (0)

German heavy lift company MSG Krandienst has taken delivery of a 160 tonne Demag AC 160-5 »

Sims Crane adds to Orlando team

Sims Crane adds to Orlando team

1. March 2017 | Comments (0)

US rental company Sims Crane has appointed Richard ‘Rick’ DeCarlo as senior manager of business affairs »

Tat Hong loses director

Tat Hong loses director

28. February 2017 | Comments (0)

Singapore crane rental group Tat Hong has announced the resignation of non executive director Tse Po Shing »

New 30 tonne Grove telescopic crawler

New 30 tonne Grove telescopic crawler

28. February 2017 | Comments (0)

Grove has unveiled its latest and smallest telescopic crawler crane to date - the 30 tonne GCH30 »

Crane overturn in Texas

Crane overturn in Texas

28. February 2017 | Comments (0)

A crane went over yesterday in Irving, Texas while carrying out a lift on a site in the Las Colinas area of the town »

New Shuttlelift carrydeck crane

New Shuttlelift carrydeck crane

27. February 2017 | Comments (0)

Manitowoc is launching a new 13.6 tonne Shuttlelift carry deck crane - the SCD15 – at the Rental show today »

Sarens orders 18 Demag ATs

Sarens orders 18 Demag ATs

27. February 2017 | Comments (0)

Belgian crane and heavy lifting specialist Sarens has ordered 18 Demag All Terrain cranes »

Five Unics for Duma

Five Unics for Duma

27. February 2017 | Comments (0)

Belgian rental company Duma Rent has taken delivery of five Unic spider cranes »

New Liebherr for Sönke Jordt

New Liebherr for Sönke Jordt

27. February 2017 | Comments (0)

German crane rental company Sönke Jordt has taken delivery of a 250 tonne Liebherr LTM 1250-5.1 All Terrain crane »

Three Terex's for Southern

Three Terex's for Southern

24. February 2017 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Southern Cranes & Access has taken delivery of three Terex All Terrain cranes »

New 58t crane from JMG

New 58t crane from JMG

23. February 2017 | Comments (0)

Italian manufacturer JMG Cranes has launched the MC580 58 tonne battery electric pick & carry crane »

Seven more Demag crawlers for Sanghvi

Seven more Demag crawlers for Sanghvi

23. February 2017 | Comments (1)

Indian crane rental company Sanghvi Movers has ordered seven 650 tonne Demag CC 3800-1 crawler cranes »

New Spierings for Schmidbauer

New Spierings for Schmidbauer

22. February 2017 | Comments (0)

German crane rental company Schmidbauer has taken delivery of a Spierings SK 597-AT4 self-erecting tower crane »

Dock crane collapse

Dock crane collapse

22. February 2017 | Comments (0)

The boom of a dockside crane collapsed at the port of Ashdod, Israel on Sunday dropping onto the deck of a ship »

100 Hiabs for China

100 Hiabs for China

22. February 2017 | Comments (0)

Hiab has received an order of 100 light range loader cranes from a Chinese wind turbine manufacturer »

Further declines at Terex Cranes

Further declines at Terex Cranes

21. February 2017 | Comments (0)

Terex Cranes has posted its full year results with further falls in revenues and substantial losses »

250t Grove for Hewitt

250t Grove for Hewitt

21. February 2017 | Comments (0)

UK rental company J. Hewitt Crane Hire has taken delivery of a 250 tonne Grove GMK5250L All Terrain crane »

Demag upgrades 500 tonner

Demag upgrades 500 tonner

20. February 2017 | Comments (0)

Terex Cranes has upgraded its 500 tonne Demag AC 500-8 All Terrain crane »

Tadano for steel erector

Tadano for steel erector

20. February 2017 | Comments (0)

German steel erector and crane rental company A. Preun has taken delivery of a 50 tonne Tadano ATF 50-3 »

Israel tower crane collapse

Israel tower crane collapse

17. February 2017 | Comments (2)

A tower crane came down across a road in Bat Yam, Israel, seriously injuring the operator and three others »

100t Demag for Küpers

100t Demag for Küpers

17. February 2017 | Comments (0)

German crane services company J+B Küpers has taken delivery of a 100 tonne Demag AC 100-4L All Terrain crane »

Strong quarter for Rami

Strong quarter for Rami

17. February 2017 | Comments (0)

Finnish international rental group Ramirent has published its full year results with a strong fourth quarter pick up »

The latest Cranes & Access is online

The latest Cranes & Access is online

17. February 2017 | Comments (0)

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

Manitowoc adds sales director for Brazil

Manitowoc adds sales director for Brazil

17. February 2017 | Comments (1)

Manitowoc has appointed Rene Porto as its new sales director for its Brazilian division »

New Comansa luffer

New Comansa luffer

17. February 2017 | Comments (0)

Spanish tower crane manufacturer Linden Comansa has launched a new LCL700 luffing jib tower crane. »

Mexican dealer for Jekko

Mexican dealer for Jekko

16. February 2017 | Comments (0)

Italian spider and mini crawler crane manufacturer Jekko has appointed Eurogruas as distributor for Mexico »

Two Groves for Vernazza

Two Groves for Vernazza

15. February 2017 | Comments (0)

Italian rental company Vernazza Autogru has taken delivery of two Grove All Terrain cranes »

250t Demag for Wiemann

250t Demag for Wiemann

14. February 2017 | Comments (0)

German crane rental company Hubert Wiemann & Co Autokrane has taken delivery of a Demag AC 250-5 »

New CFO for Terex

New CFO for Terex

14. February 2017 | Comments (0)

Terex has appointed John Sheehan as chief financial officer to replace Kevin Bradley who is leaving the company »

Gary Wayne Spickler 1938 – 2017

Gary Wayne Spickler 1938 – 2017

13. February 2017 | Comments (1)

We have just received the news that Gary Spickler a senior VP with Grove for many years has died »

Spence Crane Hire adds three Liebherrs

Spence Crane Hire adds three Liebherrs

13. February 2017 | Comments (0)

UK crane rental company Spence Crane Hire has purchased three Liebherr All Terrain cranes »

250t Demag for Canada

250t Demag for Canada

13. February 2017 | Comments (0)

Canadian crane rental company Kerr Crane Service has taken delivery of a Demag AC 250-6 All Terrain crane »

Fatal tower crane incident

Fatal tower crane incident

13. February 2017 | Comments (0)

A man died on Saturday in Dubai, while attempting to separate two tower cranes that had collided in strong winds »

New CEO for Link Belt

New CEO for Link Belt

10. February 2017 | Comments (0)

Link-Belt CEO Chuck Martz is retiring in April after 42 years he will be replaced by CFO Melvin Porter »

Another Liebherr for Marsh

Another Liebherr for Marsh

10. February 2017 | Comments (0)

UK based rental company Marsh Plant has taken delivery of a 60 tonne Liebherr LTM 1060-3.1 All Terrain crane »

Crane option for Palfinger NX platforms

Crane option for Palfinger NX platforms

10. February 2017 | Comments (2)

Palfinger has announced a new Crane Mode option for its Jumbo class NX truck mounted work platforms. »

Terex Explorer for Jaromin

Terex Explorer for Jaromin

10. February 2017 | Comments (0)

German crane rental company Autokran-Dienst Jaromin has taken delivery of a Terex Explorer 5500 All Terrain crane »

Outriggerpads launches Smartstore storage

Outriggerpads launches Smartstore storage

10. February 2017 | Comments (0)

UK based Outriggerpads has launched Smartstore for storing, transporting and handling mats »

Executive Hire Show

Executive Hire Show

9. February 2017 | Comments (0)

The Executive Hire Show opened its doors yesterday at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, UK »

The latest Kran & Buhne is on line

The latest Kran & Buhne is on line

9. February 2017 | Comments (0)

The latest digital version of Kran & Bühne magazine is now online and available to read or download »

Sparrows lands 103 crane deal

Sparrows lands 103 crane deal

9. February 2017 | Comments (0)

UK based offshore company Sparrows has won a contract for 103 cranes for the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm »

Strong year for Hiab

Strong year for Hiab

8. February 2017 | Comments (0)

Loader crane manufacturer Hiab has reported strong growth on revenues, order intake and profitability for 2016 »

Fibre rope for AT

Fibre rope for AT

8. February 2017 | Comments (0)

Swedish rental company Lambertsson Kran has taken delivery of a Grove GMK4100L-1 crane with Samson fibre rope »

250t Liebherr for JNK

250t Liebherr for JNK

8. February 2017 | Comments (0)

Indian crane and access rental company JNK Lifters has taken delivery of a 250 tonne Liebherr LTM 1250-5.1 »

Seven Groves for MSG

Seven Groves for MSG

8. February 2017 | Comments (0)

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

New director for Terex

New director for Terex

7. February 2017 | Comments (0)

Terex has appointed Matthew Hepler as a main board director representing Marcato Capital Management »

Crane operator fatality

Crane operator fatality

7. February 2017 | Comments (1)

A crane operator has died in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, when his crane with trailing boom was involved in a road accident »

Tudor Van Hampton 1977- 2017

Tudor Van Hampton 1977- 2017

4. February 2017 | Comments (2)

We have received the tragic news this morning that Tudor Van Hampton managing editor at ENR has died »

Tower crane collapse in Dubai

Tower crane collapse in Dubai

3. February 2017 | Comments (0)

A tower crane came down in Dubai earlier today as exceptionally strong winds hit the city »

15 Liebherr RTs for All

15 Liebherr RTs for All

3. February 2017 | Comments (0)

US crane group All Erection & Crane Rental has ordered 15 Liebherr 90 tonne LRT 1090-2.1 Rough Terrain cranes »

700t Demag for India

700t Demag for India

3. February 2017 | Comments (0)

Indian crane rental company Steel Carriers has taken delivery of a Demag AC700 All Terrain crane »

Major losses in China for Kobelco

Major losses in China for Kobelco

2. February 2017 | Comments (0)

Kobelco has released its third quarter results with lower sales and some major losses within the Kobelco Construction business as it dissolves local joint ventures in China. »

Manitex for Chasse Steel

Manitex for Chasse Steel

2. February 2017 | Comments (0)

American metal ssupplier SL Chasse Steel has taken delivery of a 30 tonne Manitex 30102C boom truck crane »

Jekko for EasyJet

Jekko for EasyJet

2. February 2017 | Comments (0)

British based airline EasyJet has taken delivery of a 7.5 tonne Jekko SPX1275 spider crane from TCA Lifting »

30% revenue dip for Manitowoc

30% revenue dip for Manitowoc

1. February 2017 | Comments (0)

Manitowoc posted full year results with a 30 percent fall in fourth quarter revenues but reduced losses »

Potain MDT 389s for Egypt

Potain MDT 389s for Egypt

1. February 2017 | Comments (0)

Egyptian contractor Hassan Allam Sons has taken delivery of four Potain MDT 389 L12 tower cranes, the first in the Middle East »

New Tadano manager for Eastern USA

New Tadano manager for Eastern USA

31. January 2017 | Comments (0)

Tadano America has appointed Lance Rydbom as regional business manager for the east coast USA »

Prangl back in Vienna after 36 years

Prangl back in Vienna after 36 years

31. January 2017 | Comments (0)

Austrian crane and access rental company Prangl has moved into its new headquarters in Vienna »

Hewden cranes in unreserved auction

Hewden cranes in unreserved auction

30. January 2017 | Comments (0)

130 cranes from the Hewden fleet will be sold at an unreserved auction on 3rd March in the UK. »

Crane training for Axiál

Crane training for Axiál

30. January 2017 | Comments (0)

Hungarian sales and rental group Axiál is investing in a training and certification programme »

New generation RT from Linkbelt

New generation RT from Linkbelt

27. January 2017 | Comments (0)

Link-Belt will launch the all new 70 tonne 75RT at Conexpo, the first of a new generation of Link Belt Rough Terrain »

Two Demags for Kavanagh

Two Demags for Kavanagh

27. January 2017 | Comments (0)

Irish crane rental company Kavanagh Crane Hire has taken delivery of two Demag All Terrain cranes »

Crane jib collapse

Crane jib collapse

27. January 2017 | Comments (0)

The jib of a boom truck dropped into the street damaging a University building in Springfield yesterday »

New Kato for Cambridge

New Kato for Cambridge

26. January 2017 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Cambridge Crane Hire has taken delivery of a 35 tonne Kato CR-350Ri city-type All Terrain crane »

Greenpeace occupies tower crane

Greenpeace occupies tower crane

25. January 2017 | Comments (1)

Seven Greenpeace protesters have scaled a tower crane near the White House and installed a massive banner »

Crane off road

Crane off road

25. January 2017 | Comments (5)

We have managed to track down this year’s first example of a crane overturning on a narrow country road »

Manitex considers ASV sale

Manitex considers ASV sale

24. January 2017 | Comments (0)

US based crane group Manitex International has announced that it is considering strategic alternatives for A.S.V »

Three Demag 220s for Singapore

Three Demag 220s for Singapore

23. January 2017 | Comments (0)

Mobile Cranes Asia (MCA) has ordered three 220 tonne Demag AC 220-5 All Terrain cranes »

Crane overturns in Japan

Crane overturns in Japan

23. January 2017 | Comments (2)

Strong winds are blamed for the boom collapse on a crawler crane at the Takahama nuclear power station, Japan »

New 1,000 tonner for UK

New 1,000 tonner for UK

20. January 2017 | Comments (0)

Osprey Heavy Lift is rebuilding a 1,000 tonne Liebherr LTM 1800D originally owned by Phillips Crane & Rigging »

Crane causes serious accident

Crane causes serious accident

20. January 2017 | Comments (0)

A man was seriously injured yesterday when his van collided with a crane pulling leaving a site in Gembloux, Belgium »

Three Groves for Ivory Coast

Three Groves for Ivory Coast

20. January 2017 | Comments (1)

Ivory Coast based Petro Sea Logistics – a division of Belgium’s Sea Invest - has purchased three Grove All Terrain cranes »

Flexible Driver Hire & Crewit JV

Flexible Driver Hire & Crewit JV

20. January 2017 | Comments (0)

Specialist operator supply company Flexible Driver Hire has joined with Crewit Resourcing, to form Crewit Technical »

Knuckle pile driver

Knuckle pile driver

20. January 2017 | Comments (0)

German foundation and sheet piling contractor Göllnitz Umwelttechnik is using an Atlas AK300.2V loader crane for piling work »

Penny crane for GAP

Penny crane for GAP

19. January 2017 | Comments (0)

UK rental company GAP Hire Solutions has taken delivery of a PH510 loader crane from Penny Hydraulics »

Six Kobelcos for Ward & Burke

Six Kobelcos for Ward & Burke

18. January 2017 | Comments (0)

Irish/UK contractor Ward & Burke has purchased six Kobelco crawler cranes four CKE900G-2 and two CKE1350G-2 »

Huisman creates bearing record

Huisman creates bearing record

17. January 2017 | Comments (0)

Huisman has produced the world’s largest bearing type slew ring at its facility in Xiamen, China »

Terex for Quinto

Terex for Quinto

17. January 2017 | Comments (1)

UK based rental company Quinto Crane and Plant Hire has taken delivery of two Terex AC 40/2L All Terrain cranes »

More crawler cranes for Weldex

More crawler cranes for Weldex

16. January 2017 | Comments (2)

UK-based crane rental company Weldex has ordered eight Liebherr and eight Hitachi crawler cranes »

New Singapore platform standards

New Singapore platform standards

16. January 2017 | Comments (0)

Singapore has unveiled two new codes of practice for work at height platforms SS 616:2016 and SS 617:2016 »

Loyalty app software launch

Loyalty app software launch

16. January 2017 | Comments (0)

Point of Rental Software has launched what it claims is the first Customer Rewards app in the rental industry »

New Liebherr 1090

New Liebherr 1090

13. January 2017 | Comments (0)

Liebherr will unveil a brand new four axle All Terrain crane at Conexpo - the LTM1090-4.2. »

Demag for Sutch

Demag for Sutch

13. January 2017 | Comments (0)

UK rental company John Sutch Cranes has taken delivery of a 100 tonne Demag AC 100-4L All Terrain crane »

The latest Cranes & Access is online

The latest Cranes & Access is online

12. January 2017 | Comments (0)

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

Terex to close China plant

Terex to close China plant

12. January 2017 | Comments (1)

Terex Cranes is to close its plant in Jinan, China which was scheduled to build the new LC 300 lattice crawler crane »

Grove cranes for Thai power

Grove cranes for Thai power

12. January 2017 | Comments (0)

Thai electric utility Provincial Electricity Authority has ordered eight Grove GMK2035E All Terrain cranes »

Socage acquires Manotti

Socage acquires Manotti

11. January 2017 | Comments (0)

Italian truck mounted lift manufacturer Socage has acquired Manotti Autogru as a going concern. »

Jekko crawler for Jaromin

Jekko crawler for Jaromin

10. January 2017 | Comments (0)

German crane rental company Autokran-Dienst Jaromin has taken delivery of a six tonne Jekko SPK60 crane »

Hird relocates and expands

Hird relocates and expands

10. January 2017 | Comments (0)

UK crane and access company Hird has moved its Doncaster depot to a large new facility and expanded its fleet »

New GM for Palfinger Asia

New GM for Palfinger Asia

9. January 2017 | Comments (0)

Palfinger Asia Pacific has promoted James Liu to general manager, replacing Staffan Meijer who has a new role »

Mounting the roundabout

Mounting the roundabout

9. January 2017 | Comments (3)

Spotted in the UK on Saturday a large All Terrain crane that due to fog and ice ran into a large roundabout »

City Lifting acquires Vertical Transportation

City Lifting acquires Vertical Transportation

6. January 2017 | Comments (1)

UK based City Lifting has confirmed the acquisition of tower crane and hoist specialist Vertical Transportation »

Wincanton orders Hiab loaders

Wincanton orders Hiab loaders

6. January 2017 | Comments (0)

UK transport and logistics company Wincanton has placed a €1 million order for 15 tonne/metre Hiab L-HiPro 145 cranes »

14 Hiabs to France

14 Hiabs to France

4. January 2017 | Comments (0)

French logistics and rental company Guisnel has ordered 14 Hiab loader cranes »

Hewden cranes on the block

Hewden cranes on the block

3. January 2017 | Comments (3)

Administrators for UK rental company Hewden have commissioned Euro Auctions to sell its assets, including 127 cranes »

Last chance for jobs

Last chance for jobs

3. January 2017 | Comments (0)

The latest issue of Cranes & Access will shortly go to print so if you are looking to recruit good people contact us now »

Crane operator charged

Crane operator charged

3. January 2017 | Comments (0)

A crane operator has been charged with manslaughter following a fatal incident in near Sacramento, California in 2014 »

Terex director retires

Terex director retires

2. January 2017 | Comments (0)

Terex non-executive director Chris Andersen has resigned but will continue in an advisory role »

Man falls from crane

Man falls from crane

2. January 2017 | Comments (0)

A man was rushed to hospital after falling 21 metres from a luffing jib tower crane in Honolulu, Hawaii on Saturday »

Happy New Year

Happy New Year

31. December 2016 | Comments (0)

We wish you a very happy, healthy, safe and prosperous year in 2017 »

Litchev retires from Manitex

Litchev retires from Manitex

31. December 2016 | Comments (0)

Lubomir ‘Bob’ Litchev, president of manufacturing operations at Manitex International is to retire today »

Mecca crane unlicensed

Mecca crane unlicensed

29. December 2016 | Comments (0)

A defendant in the trial over the fatal crane incident at the Grand Mosque, Mecca claims the crane was unlicensed »

Crane overturns in Texas

Crane overturns in Texas

29. December 2016 | Comments (0)

A Rough Terrain crane overturned in Arlington Texas yesterday pulling power lines down onto the Highway »

Elliott Equipment doubles warranty

Elliott Equipment doubles warranty

28. December 2016 | Comments (0)

US boom truck manufacturer Elliott Equipment has announced standard two year warranty on all cranes »

Tat Hong announces rights issue

Tat Hong announces rights issue

28. December 2016 | Comments (0)

Singapore based crane group Tat Hong is planning to issue 125.8 million new shares priced at a discounted rate of 33 cents »

Manitex offloads CVS

Manitex offloads CVS

28. December 2016 | Comments (0)

Manitex has sold its CVS Ferrari port handling business to BP NEIP III for $5 million in cash »

Fire platform over traffic

Fire platform over traffic

27. December 2016 | Comments (9)

Spotted in Scarborough, UK, the local Fire Brigade setting up its aerial work platform over live traffic »

Ainscough promotes Winter

Ainscough promotes Winter

23. December 2016 | Comments (11)

UK based rental company Ainscough Crane Hire has appointed Andrew Winter as operations director Heavy Cranes »

Seven Kalmars for Algeria

Seven Kalmars for Algeria

23. December 2016 | Comments (0)

Algeria’s Port of Oran has ordered seven Kalmar E-One² 45 tonne Rubber Tyred Gantry Cranes »

31 big Terex cranes for Integrated

31 big Terex cranes for Integrated

22. December 2016 | Comments (0)

Kuwait based Integrated Logistics has taken delivery of a new Demag CC 3800-1 crawler crane and 30 ATs »

Manitex sales jump and management changes

Manitex sales jump and management changes

22. December 2016 | Comments (0)

Manitex COO Andrew Rooke has moved to a new role as CEO of ASV, as the company issues a positive update »

New VP manufacturing for Link Belt

New VP manufacturing for Link Belt

22. December 2016 | Comments (0)

Link Belt has promoted Paul Culler to vice president, manufacturing, from the start of the new year »

New crane makes it 40

New crane makes it 40

22. December 2016 | Comments (0)

UK based NMT Crane Hire has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTM 1060-3.1 All Terrain crane taking its fleet to 40 units »

Liebherrs to Buenos Aires

Liebherrs to Buenos Aires

21. December 2016 | Comments (0)

Argentinean crane rental company Grúas Moviles Mix has taken delivery of two Liebherr All Terrain cranes »

Yoder & Frey merges with Euro Auctions

Yoder & Frey merges with Euro Auctions

21. December 2016 | Comments (0)

US equipment auctioneer Yoder & Frey is to merge with Northern Irish equipment auctioneer Euro Auctions »

A close call

A close call

21. December 2016 | Comments (8)

A crawler crane lost stability on a job site at a construction site in Durham, UK, last week, and began to overturn »

First of two Katos for Mammoet

First of two Katos for Mammoet

20. December 2016 | Comments (0)

Mammoet UK has taken delivery of the first of two 13 tonne Kato CR-130Ri city cranes »

Windhoist acquires Forsyth of Denny

Windhoist acquires Forsyth of Denny

20. December 2016 | Comments (2)

International wind/lifting specialist Windhoist/McNally has acquired Scottish crane rental company Forsyth of Denny »

Speedy acquires Lloyds British

Speedy acquires Lloyds British

19. December 2016 | Comments (0)

UK based rental company Speedy Hire has acquired Lloyds British Testing from the administrator PwC »

Last chance to participate

Last chance to participate

19. December 2016 | Comments (0)

Time is running out on your chance to participate in our annual rental rate survey »

Crane overturn at port

Crane overturn at port

19. December 2016 | Comments (0)

A Rough Terrain crane overturned at Port Townsend, Washington, on Friday injuring the operator »

14 Tadanos for Ejar Saudi

14 Tadanos for Ejar Saudi

19. December 2016 | Comments (0)

Dubai based Ejar Cranes and Equipment has taken 14 Tadano cranes for its new Saudi Arabian rental fleet »

Crane leaves the road

Crane leaves the road

17. December 2016 | Comments (2)

A five axle crane left the road last week in Clatteringshaws in the Galloway Forest Park west of Dumfries »

New Liebherr facility in Saudi

New Liebherr facility in Saudi

15. December 2016 | Comments (1)

Liebherr has opened a new purpose built facility and offices in Dammam, Saudi Arabia »

Lightweight Service Crane from ALE

Lightweight Service Crane from ALE

15. December 2016 | Comments (0)

ALE has launched a Lightweight Service Crane at an event held at its Breda office in the Netherlands »

15 Groves for Maxikraft

15 Groves for Maxikraft

14. December 2016 | Comments (0)

German crane rental company Maxikraft has ordered 15 new Grove All Terrain cranes »

Another Kato for B&A

Another Kato for B&A

14. December 2016 | Comments (0)

Welsh rental company B&A Cranes has taken delivery of a 20 tonne Kato CR-200Ri city-type All Terrain crane »

First Liebherr for Stoddart

First Liebherr for Stoddart

13. December 2016 | Comments (0)

Scottish rental company Stoddart Crane Hire has taken delivery of its first Liebherr crane, a 60 tonne LTM 1060-3.1 »

Christmas tree proves too heavy

Christmas tree proves too heavy

12. December 2016 | Comments (1)

A large crane overturned while loading the Christmas tree for famous Piazza Duomo in Milan,Italy this year »

Near miss in Seoul

Near miss in Seoul

12. December 2016 | Comments (6)

An All Terrain crane overturned onto a busy highway in Seoul, South Korea a week ago, while setting up »

Crane operator blamed for NY incident

Crane operator blamed for NY incident

10. December 2016 | Comments (4)

Operator error has been blamed as the sole cause of the fatal crawler crane overturn in Manhattan in February. »

New Liebherr for Horizon

New Liebherr for Horizon

9. December 2016 | Comments (0)

Scotland-based Horizon Reinforcing & Crane Hire has taken delivery of the UK's first Liebherr LTM 1250-5.1 »

Kobelco consolidates Middle East operations

Kobelco consolidates Middle East operations

9. December 2016 | Comments (0)

Kobelco has announced the merger of it crane and excavator operations in the Middle East into a new company »

Jekko moves into Korea

Jekko moves into Korea

9. December 2016 | Comments (0)

Italian spider, pick & carry and mini crawler crane manufacturer Jekko has opened a South Korean operation »

Crane overturn on highway ramp

Crane overturn on highway ramp

8. December 2016 | Comments (2)

A truck mounted crane with trailing boom overturned on an exit ramp from California Route 56 yesterday »

Terex to restructure German crane production

Terex to restructure German crane production

7. December 2016 | Comments (1)

Terex Cranes is to close its production facility in Bierbach, Germany, part of the company’s Zweibrücken operations »

Lloyds British Testing in administration

Lloyds British Testing in administration

7. December 2016 | Comments (0)

UK-based lifting equipment specialist Lloyds British Testing has gone into administration. »

Konecranes sells Stahl

Konecranes sells Stahl

7. December 2016 | Comments (0)

Konecranes has sold its Stahl Crane Systems business to Columbus McKinnon for €224 to €230 million »

Gottwald for Japanese port

Gottwald for Japanese port

7. December 2016 | Comments (0)

Japanese port terminal Port of Otake has ordered a diesel-electric Terex Gottwald G HMK 2204 crane »

Kobelco merges in USA

Kobelco merges in USA

7. December 2016 | Comments (0)

Kobelco Construction USA and Kobelco Cranes North America will merge at the end of this year »

First Liebherrs for Sims

First Liebherrs for Sims

6. December 2016 | Comments (0)

US based Sims Crane & Equipment has purchased four Liebherr cranes in a deal worth over $10 million »

New distributor for IMT

New distributor for IMT

6. December 2016 | Comments (0)

Iowa Mold Tooling (IMT) has appointed Carco Industries as distributor for the Pacific Northwest - USA »

New Tadano facility in Canada

New Tadano facility in Canada

5. December 2016 | Comments (0)

Tadano America will open its new facility in Leduc, south of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada this week »

Sales for new Comansa CM luffer

Sales for new Comansa CM luffer

2. December 2016 | Comments (0)

Comansa’s booked the first orders for its new CML190 luffing tower crane at Bauma China »

Big Demags for Turkey

Big Demags for Turkey

2. December 2016 | Comments (0)

Turkish rental company Coskun Vinç has ordered two Demag ATs, an AC 220-5 and AC 500-8 »

Buckner adds 500t Liebherr crawler

Buckner adds 500t Liebherr crawler

2. December 2016 | Comments (0)

US crane rental company Buckner Heavylift Cranes has taken delivery of a 500 tonne Liebherr LR 1500 »

Kran & Bühne online

Kran & Bühne online

1. December 2016 | Comments (0)

The latest digital version of Kran & Bühne magazine is now online and available to read or download »

Another new Link-Belt crawler

Another new Link-Belt crawler

1. December 2016 | Comments (0)

Link-Belt will launch a new 117 tonne 228 HSL lattice crawler crane at Conexpo next March »

Fatal tower crane incident

Fatal tower crane incident

1. December 2016 | Comments (0)

Five people were killed on Tuesday when a tower crane collapsed at a site in Bangkok, Thailand »

Srini Kadaba moves on

Srini Kadaba moves on

1. December 2016 | Comments (2)

Srini Kadaba divisional manager of Kanoo Machinery in Saudi Arabia is leaving the company after 30 years »

Human resources VP for Rami

Human resources VP for Rami

1. December 2016 | Comments (0)

Finnish rental company Ramirent has appointed Ulrika Dunker as executive vice president for human resources »

Another Liebherr for Dewsbury

Another Liebherr for Dewsbury

30. November 2016 | Comments (0)

UK crane rental company Dewsbury & Proud Crane Hire has taken delivery of its fourth 60 tonne Liebherr crane »

New Kato for Bernard Hunter

New Kato for Bernard Hunter

30. November 2016 | Comments (0)

Scottish crane rental company Bernard Hunter Cranes has taken delivery of a New Kato CR-200Ri »

SafeWork tower crane safety alert

SafeWork tower crane safety alert

30. November 2016 | Comments (0)

SafeWork NSW has issued a tower crane erection and dismantling bulletin following an incident in September »

Decline continues at Essex/Coast Crane

Decline continues at Essex/Coast Crane

29. November 2016 | Comments (0)

The remaining part of Essex Rental - Coast Crane has reported further declines in during the third quarter. »

American distributor for FB Gru

American distributor for FB Gru

29. November 2016 | Comments (0)

FB Gru has appointed Canadian Professional Crane as its distributor for the USA, Canada and Lebanon »

300t Liebherr for Kavanagh

300t Liebherr for Kavanagh

29. November 2016 | Comments (0)

Irish crane rental company Kavanagh Crane Hire has taken delivery of a new 300 tonne Liebherr LTM 1300-6.2 »

New recycling crane from Hiab

New recycling crane from Hiab

29. November 2016 | Comments (0)

Hiab will launch its new Jonsered 1500RZ recycling crane in Lyon, France this week »

Large PM for Singapore

Large PM for Singapore

28. November 2016 | Comments (0)

PM Asia has sold a 108 t/m PM 150SP loader crane to transport company Ecobix in Singapore »

ALE signs nuclear deal in China

ALE signs nuclear deal in China

28. November 2016 | Comments (0)

ALE has signed a strategic co-operation agreement with one of China’s largest lifting operators »

New depot for Ainscough

New depot for Ainscough

28. November 2016 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Ainscough Crane Hire has opened a new depot in Ipswich, in eastern England »

Self-erector overturn in Germany

Self-erector overturn in Germany

28. November 2016 | Comments (0)

A self-erecting tower crane overturned on Tuesday last week in Rheine to the north of Münster, Germany »

Vertikal.net offline

27. November 2016 | Comments (0)

Earlier today many of you reported that Vertikal.net was offline, it seems we experienced a domain issue which was quickly sorted »

Crane roll traps two

Crane roll traps two

26. November 2016 | Comments (0)

Two men were trapped under a 45 tonne truck crane in the hills near Bakersfield, California yesterday »

3,400 tonne capacity jib progresses

3,400 tonne capacity jib progresses

25. November 2016 | Comments (0)

ALE is progressing with the fabrication of its new 100 metre long, 3,400 tonne capacity heavy duty jib »

Day two Bauma China

Day two Bauma China

24. November 2016 | Comments (0)

Day two Bauma China was wetter and colder but we trudged around the show to find new ideas and products »

Ainscough close to Select deal

Ainscough close to Select deal

23. November 2016 | Comments (0)

We can finally confirm that UK rental company Ainscough is in talks to acquire the Select mobile crane fleet »

The latest Cranes & Access is online

The latest Cranes & Access is online

23. November 2016 | Comments (0)

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

Dual fatality from falling load

Dual fatality from falling load

23. November 2016 | Comments (2)

Two men were killed in New York City yesterday after a beam was dropped during a lift, landing on the crane cab »

Second 200t Liebherr for Emerson

Second 200t Liebherr for Emerson

23. November 2016 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Emerson Crane Hire has purchased a 200 tonne Liebherr LTM 1200-5.1 All Terrain crane »

220t Tadano for Lee

220t Tadano for Lee

23. November 2016 | Comments (0)

UK crane rental company Lee Lifting has taken delivery of a 220 tonne Tadano ATF 220G-5 All Terrain crane »

Wet cold and windy Bauma China

Wet cold and windy Bauma China

22. November 2016 | Comments (2)

Bauma China opened to its usual chaotic first day, in spite of very wet and cold weather - here is a glimpse of the show »

Ashtead acquires Hewden

Ashtead acquires Hewden

22. November 2016 | Comments (10)

UK/US rental group Ashtead has acquired the Hewden name along with its powered access and lifting gear assets »

Hiab opens HiVision orders

Hiab opens HiVision orders

22. November 2016 | Comments (0)

Hiab is now taking orders for its camera-based HiVision control system for its Loglift and Jonsered forestry cranes »

New 32t Elliott boom truck

New 32t Elliott boom truck

22. November 2016 | Comments (0)

American boom truck and platform manufacturer Elliott Equipment has unveiled a new 36 ton BoomTruck »

Hewden situation tightens

Hewden situation tightens

21. November 2016 | Comments (0)

According to national news reports, UK based Hewden has appointed EY as an advisor, possibly leading to administration »

City Lifting on the BBC

City Lifting on the BBC

18. November 2016 | Comments (1)

UK rental company City Lifting has helped Children In Need at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London »

Martin Williams acquires Penman

Martin Williams acquires Penman

18. November 2016 | Comments (0)

UK commercial vehicle builder Martin Williams (Hull) has acquired the defence manufacturer Penman Engineering »

Mid East manager for Terex Cranes

Mid East manager for Terex Cranes

18. November 2016 | Comments (0)

Terex Cranes has appointed Jörg Müller as senior sales manager for the Middle East »

250t Grove for Australia

250t Grove for Australia

18. November 2016 | Comments (0)

Australian rental company Turner and Central Crane Services has taken delivery of a Grove GMK 5250L »

New Tadano manager for W. Canada

New Tadano manager for W. Canada

17. November 2016 | Comments (0)

Tadano America has appointed Justin Andrews as regional business manager for Western Canada »

Crane over in Florida

Crane over in Florida

17. November 2016 | Comments (1)

A four axle All Terrain crane overturned while working on a tower in North Port, Florida yesterday »

Gottwald for Italian port

Gottwald for Italian port

17. November 2016 | Comments (0)

Italian terminal operator Spinelli has ordered a 150 tonne Terex Gottwald Model 8 G HMK 8610 mobile harbour crane »

Twin Liebherrs for Bryn Thomas

Twin Liebherrs for Bryn Thomas

17. November 2016 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Bryn Thomas Cranes has taken delivery of two Liebherr LTM 1040-2.1 All Terrain cranes »

500th Kobelco for Sin Heng

500th Kobelco for Sin Heng

16. November 2016 | Comments (0)

Singapore based Sin Heng Heavy Machinery has taken delivery of its 500th Kobelco crawler crane »

Another poor quarter for Tat Hong.

Another poor quarter for Tat Hong.

15. November 2016 | Comments (0)

Singapore international crane company Tat Hong has reported further steep falls in revenues and deeper losses. »

250t Link Belt tele crawlers for ALL

250t Link Belt tele crawlers for ALL

15. November 2016 | Comments (0)

US crane and access rental company ALL Erection has ordered six Link-Belt TCC-2500s tele crawler cranes »

23 Kalmars for South Africa

23 Kalmars for South Africa

15. November 2016 | Comments (0)

South African terminal operator Transnet Port Terminals Durban Pier 2 has ordered 23 Kalmar straddle carriers »

Rental rates: have your say

Rental rates: have your say

14. November 2016 | Comments (0)

We are currently conducting the annual Cranes & Access rental rates survey, and would like your input »

Liebherr delivers 1,500th LTM 1070

Liebherr delivers 1,500th LTM 1070

14. November 2016 | Comments (0)

German based Ley-Krane has taken delivery of the 1,500th Liebherr LTM 1070-4.2 All Terrain crane »

Losses mount at Manitex

Losses mount at Manitex

11. November 2016 | Comments (0)

Crane and access manufacturer Manitex has reported a rough third quarter in terms of sales and profits »

New sales manager for Empire

New sales manager for Empire

11. November 2016 | Comments (0)

Empire Crane has promoted Katie Pharoah to sales manager, with responsibility to manage the sales team »

Last chance for jobs

Last chance for jobs

11. November 2016 | Comments (0)

The latest issue of Cranes & Access will shortly go to print so if you are looking to recruit good people contact us now »

Profit slump for Tadano

Profit slump for Tadano

11. November 2016 | Comments (0)

Tadano has reported a weak first half compared to last year, with lower sales and a steep drop in profitability. »

Three LHM 550s delivered

Three LHM 550s delivered

11. November 2016 | Comments (0)

Liebherr has delivered three LHM 550 mobile harbour cranes, one to Helsingborg, Sweden, two to St Petersburg »

Four Gottwalds for Ership

Four Gottwalds for Ership

11. November 2016 | Comments (0)

Spanish maritime company Ership has taken delivery of three Terex mobile harbour cranes, with a fourth arriving soon »

Three Tadanos for Davies

Three Tadanos for Davies

10. November 2016 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Davies Crane Hire has taken delivery of three Tadano All Terrain cranes »

Foundation crane fatalities

Foundation crane fatalities

9. November 2016 | Comments (0)

A foundation crane overturned on Friday near Klang, Malaysia, landing on a car, killing the two occupants »

Second Liebherr LTC for NMT

Second Liebherr LTC for NMT

9. November 2016 | Comments (0)

UK based NMT Crane Hire has taken delivery a new 50t Liebherr LTC 1050-3.1 LTC city type crane its second LTC »

Senior appointments at Terex Cranes

Senior appointments at Terex Cranes

8. November 2016 | Comments (0)

Terex Cranes has appointed Ingo Nöske and Ascan Klein as directors within its design and engineering group »

Spider lift left dangling

Spider lift left dangling

8. November 2016 | Comments (0)

A spider lift is dangling around 50 storeys above a street in Sydney, following the failure of a derrick crane UPDATED »

Negative quarter for H&E

Negative quarter for H&E

7. November 2016 | Comments (0)

US based sales and rental company H&E Equipment has reported lower third quarter revenues and profits »

60t Liebherr for Crowland

60t Liebherr for Crowland

7. November 2016 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Crowland Cranes has taken delivery of a new 60 tonne Liebherr LTM 1060-3.1 All Terrain crane »

Tat Hong profit warning

Tat Hong profit warning

7. November 2016 | Comments (0)

Singapore based crane and access group Tat Hong has issued a first half profit warning »

Two Terex's for Malaysian port

Two Terex's for Malaysian port

7. November 2016 | Comments (0)

Malaysian port operator Sabah Ports has ordered two Terex ship-to-shore cranes »

From Brazil to Colombia

From Brazil to Colombia

4. November 2016 | Comments (0)

Colombian crane rental company Potenco has taken delivery of a second hand Liebherr LTM 1100-4.1 from Brazil »

Modulift adds Mexican distributor

Modulift adds Mexican distributor

4. November 2016 | Comments (0)

Modular spreader beam manufacturer Modulift has appointed Cargo Lift as its first distributor in Mexico »

Link Belt 227 tonne tele crawler

Link Belt 227 tonne tele crawler

4. November 2016 | Comments (0)

Link Belt is to launch its largest telescopic crawler crane so far - the 227 tonne TCC-2500 - at Conexpo next March »

First Igo 50 for Philippines

First Igo 50 for Philippines

3. November 2016 | Comments (0)

Manitowoc Phillipines has added a Potain Igo 50 self-erecting tower crane to its fleet, the first in the country »

22 Terex's for Indian port

22 Terex's for Indian port

3. November 2016 | Comments (0)

Indian port terminal Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals has ordered 22 Terex gantry cranes »

New Terex for Dewsbury

New Terex for Dewsbury

2. November 2016 | Comments (0)

UK crane and access specialist Dewsbury & Proud has taken delivery of a 40 tonne Terex AC 40/2L crane »

Fatal crane unloading

2. November 2016 | Comments (0)

The owner of an equipment company near Holland, Michigan died yesterday, after the crane he was unloading slipped off the side of the trailer »

Weak quarter for Manitowoc

Weak quarter for Manitowoc

1. November 2016 | Comments (1)

Manitowoc Crane has reported its full third quarter results, with sharply lower revenues and profits. »

Raimondi adds German agent

Raimondi adds German agent

1. November 2016 | Comments (0)

Raimondi has appointed Kwitek Krane as the official agent for its full range of tower cranes in southern Germany »

One use for an old crane

One use for an old crane

1. November 2016 | Comments (0)

Spotted online by one of our readers, a video of an old crawler crane being used for an innovative application »

Crane overturns at university

Crane overturns at university

1. November 2016 | Comments (2)

A truck crane overturned onto buildings at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign yesterday »

Sennebogen for Water authority

Sennebogen for Water authority

1. November 2016 | Comments (0)

Germany's Eberswalde Water and Shipping Authority has taken delivery of a Sennebogen 630 HD crawler crane »

Tough quarter for Terex Cranes

Tough quarter for Terex Cranes

31. October 2016 | Comments (0)

Terex Cranes has reported a slower third quarter than anticipated with lower sales and an operating loss. »

New 300t Terex crawler

New 300t Terex crawler

31. October 2016 | Comments (0)

Terex will launch a new 300 tonne LC 300 lattice boom crawler crane at Conexpo in March »

Modified Fassi for Advanté

Modified Fassi for Advanté

31. October 2016 | Comments (0)

UK temporary accommodation supplier Advanté has added a new Fassi F820 loader crane to its fleet »

Hewden debt restructuring

Hewden debt restructuring

31. October 2016 | Comments (1)

UK crane, access and telehandler rental company Hewden is looking to re-finance its debt or find a new owner »

Tough half for Kobe

Tough half for Kobe

31. October 2016 | Comments (0)

Kobe Steel has reported a tough first half for Construction Equipment which now includes Kobelco cranes »

New Palfinger location

New Palfinger location

31. October 2016 | Comments (0)

Palfinger has officially opened its new €4 million service and support location in Ilsfeld, near Stuttgart, Germany »

Palazzanis for Canada

Palazzanis for Canada

28. October 2016 | Comments (0)

Canadian rental company Up And Down Lifting Solutions has taken delivery of three Palazzani tracked spider lifts »

First Chinese luffer from Comansa

First Chinese luffer from Comansa

28. October 2016 | Comments (0)

Comansa’s Chinese operation Comansa CM will launch its first luffing jib tower crane at Bauma China next month »

Mixed quarter for Palfinger

Mixed quarter for Palfinger

27. October 2016 | Comments (0)

Palfinger has reported record third quarter revenues, but lower profits, although year to date still looks positive »

New flagship for Jaromin

New flagship for Jaromin

27. October 2016 | Comments (0)

German crane rental company Autokran-Dienst Jaromin has taken delivery of a 250 tonne Liebherr LTM 1250-5.1 All Terrain crane »

Rami clean up

Rami clean up

26. October 2016 | Comments (0)

Ramirent has warned that it is taking some substantial write downs which will affect its third quarter results »

Filipov back at Terex Cranes

Filipov back at Terex Cranes

26. October 2016 | Comments (1)

Terex has appointed Steve Filipov as president Terex Cranes, replacing Ken Lousberg who is leaving »

Kato acquires IHI

Kato acquires IHI

25. October 2016 | Comments (0)

IHI has agreed to transfer all the shares in its crane and excavator business IHI Construction Machinery, to Kato »

Cost reductions at MacGregor

Cost reductions at MacGregor

25. October 2016 | Comments (0)

Cargotec is looking to make annual savings of €25 million in its struggling MacGregor division. »

Vertex opens in St Petersburg

Vertex opens in St Petersburg

24. October 2016 | Comments (0)

Russian aerial lift distributor and rental company Vertex has opened a new location in St Petersburg »

SAIE goes Biennial

SAIE goes Biennial

24. October 2016 | Comments (0)

Italian construction exhibition SAIE - the Bologna Fair -will not be held in 2017 but will now run every other year »

UK first for Road Rail Cranes

UK first for Road Rail Cranes

21. October 2016 | Comments (0)

UK rail crane specialist Road Rail Cranes has taken delivery of the first Demag AC 100-4L All Terrain crane »

Liebherr confirms Rough Terrains

Liebherr confirms Rough Terrains

20. October 2016 | Comments (4)

Liebherr has officially confirmed that it will launch two Rough Terrain cranes at Conexpo LRT 90 and 100 tonnes »

Preliminary numbers from Manitowoc

Preliminary numbers from Manitowoc

19. October 2016 | Comments (0)

Manitowoc has issued a preliminary set of numbers for the third quarter as the final results are not yet completed »

Launch day for Wong Fong

Launch day for Wong Fong

19. October 2016 | Comments (0)

Palfinger’s dealer in Singapore Wong Fong Industries has launched the PK 165.002 TEC 7 and new premises »

The latest Cranes & Access is online

The latest Cranes & Access is online

18. October 2016 | Comments (0)

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

Buckled crane boom

Buckled crane boom

18. October 2016 | Comments (4)

A 1,200 tonne crane lost its boom yesterday while lifting a rotor into position at a wind farm in Missouri »

First Böcker for Diamond

First Böcker for Diamond

18. October 2016 | Comments (1)

UK rental company Diamond Contract Lifting has taken delivery of a new Böcker AK35-3000 truck mounted crane »

LHM 600 for Jamaica

LHM 600 for Jamaica

18. October 2016 | Comments (0)

Jamaican terminal operator Kingston Wharves has ordered a 208 tonne Liebherr LHM 600 mobile harbour crane »

Zoomlion drops 15%

Zoomlion drops 15%

17. October 2016 | Comments (0)

Chinese crane manufacturer Zoomlion has reported lower revenues and higher losses during the first half »

Raymond adds 200t Grove

Raymond adds 200t Grove

17. October 2016 | Comments (0)

USA contractor Raymond Excavating has taken delivery of a 200 tonne Grove GMK5200-1 All Terrain crane »

Appeals court finds in favour of Manitowoc vs Sany

Appeals court finds in favour of Manitowoc vs Sany

14. October 2016 | Comments (0)

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled in favour of Manitowoc in its patent infringement and trade secrets misappropriation lawsuit against Sany »

Crane over

Crane over

14. October 2016 | Comments (17)

An All Terrain crane overturned today in Hinckley, Leicestershire, UK, while lifting roof trusses onto a new home »

100th LTM 1750 goes to Dufour

100th LTM 1750 goes to Dufour

14. October 2016 | Comments (0)

Belgian company Dufour Transports et Manutention has taken delivery of the 100th Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 All Terrain crane »

100t Tadano for Lee

100t Tadano for Lee

14. October 2016 | Comments (1)

UK crane rental company Lee Lifting has taken delivery of a 100 tonne Tadano ATF100G-4 All Terrain crane »

Day two of JDL Med

Day two of JDL Med

14. October 2016 | Comments (0)

Day two of JDL Med saw frighteningly high winds, but the rain did not come, and visitor turnout was up »

Two burnt by crane shock

Two burnt by crane shock

14. October 2016 | Comments (2)

A boom truck working on a construction site in North East of Atlanta contacted power lines burning two men »

100th 250t Grove delivered

100th 250t Grove delivered

13. October 2016 | Comments (0)

German rental company Armbruster Autokran-Vermietunghas has taken delivery of a Grove GMK 5250L All Terrain crane »

JDL Med 2016

JDL Med 2016

13. October 2016 | Comments (0)

The JDL Med crane and access show opened in Marseille yesterday, here are the first glimpses »

New Tadano for J&M

New Tadano for J&M

13. October 2016 | Comments (0)

UK crane company J&M Crane & Transport has taken delivery of a 70 tonne Tadano ATF 70G-4 crane »

Cargotec appoints new manager

Cargotec appoints new manager

12. October 2016 | Comments (0)

Hiab and Kalmar owner Cargotec has appointed Pekka Rouhiainen as investor relations manager »

JDL Med 2016 opens today

JDL Med 2016 opens today

12. October 2016 | Comments (0)

JDL Med opens today in Marseille, France with a wide range of aerial lifts and cranes on display. »

Kalmar appoints new Americas team

Kalmar appoints new Americas team

12. October 2016 | Comments (0)

Reach stacker and port crane manufacturer Kalmar has appointed four new members to its management team »

ML Holdings acquires Winslow Crane

ML Holdings acquires Winslow Crane

11. October 2016 | Comments (0)

ML Holdings Company Crane Group has acquired Winslow Crane Service of Denver from the Winslow family. »

SWC adds two Tadanos

SWC adds two Tadanos

11. October 2016 | Comments (0)

UK steel erector Steel Work Construction has taken delivery of two new 70 tonne Tadano ATF 70G-4 All Terrain cranes »

Five Hiab's for Noblet Cotra

Five Hiab's for Noblet Cotra

10. October 2016 | Comments (0)

French rental company Noblet Cotra has ordered five Hiab new 15t/m X-HiDuo 158 loader cranes »

Last chance for jobs

Last chance for jobs

10. October 2016 | Comments (0)

The latest issue of Cranes & Access will shortly go to print so if you are looking to recruit good people contact us now »

A runaway crane in Brussels

A runaway crane in Brussels

8. October 2016 | Comments (0)

A crane crashed into a building this morning in Brussels as it was preparing for a lift in the city centre »

Retractable windsail for tower cranes

Retractable windsail for tower cranes

7. October 2016 | Comments (1)

UK based Select Plant Hire and IDC have developed a new windsail for luffing jib cranes in tight urban locations »

Manitowoc restructures in Asia/Mid East

Manitowoc restructures in Asia/Mid East

7. October 2016 | Comments (0)

Manitowoc has made two senior sales and support management appointments in Asia and the Middle East »

Activist investor takes a pop at Terex

Activist investor takes a pop at Terex

7. October 2016 | Comments (0)

Activist investor Richard McGuire of Mercato Capital claims Terex has room to slash costs and sell assets »

66 Palfinger cranes for Alstom

66 Palfinger cranes for Alstom

7. October 2016 | Comments (0)

Palfinger Marine has won a contract for 66 5.6 tonne PSM 400 cranes for the Merkur offshore wind farm »

Two Terex AT's for Leggat

Two Terex AT's for Leggat

7. October 2016 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Leggat Plant has taken delivery of two 40 tonne Terex AC 40/2L All Terrain cranes »

Tower crane weather vane alert

Tower crane weather vane alert

5. October 2016 | Comments (0)

With Hurricane Mathew heading for the USA, it is a good time to check tower cranes are in weather vane mode »

Global product managers for Terex Cranes

Global product managers for Terex Cranes

5. October 2016 | Comments (0)

Terex has appointed Frank Schröder and Suresh Natarajan as directors of product management »

Swinging load injury

4. October 2016 | Comments (0)

A man was seriously injured on a construction site in Moissy-Cramayel on the south east side of Paris in France, yesterday »

5,000 tonner completes first lifts

5,000 tonner completes first lifts

4. October 2016 | Comments (0)

ALE’s AL.SK350 crane has complete its inaugural lifts, installing 40 modules weighing up to 3,000 tonnes »

57m Palfinger for Wilson

57m Palfinger for Wilson

4. October 2016 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Wilson Access has taken delivery of a new 57 metre Palfinger P570 truck mounted lift »

Rivertek opens new UK facility

Rivertek opens new UK facility

3. October 2016 | Comments (0)

Irish crane distributor Rivertek Services opened its new UK facility with an open day »

Media info online

Media info online

3. October 2016 | Comments (0)

The Vertikal Press 2017 media pack, including our 2017 editorial calendars, is now online and available to download »

Crawler overturns on soft ground

Crawler overturns on soft ground

3. October 2016 | Comments (4)

A 600 tonne crawler crane overturned last month at the Dow Chemical plant in Plaquemine, Louisiana. »

Fatal lifting

Fatal lifting

30. September 2016 | Comments (0)

A man was killed last night in the town of Warrenpoint, Northern Ireland, after a sling slipped from a load being lifted by an excavator. »

New Potain Hup self-erecting crane

New Potain Hup self-erecting crane

30. September 2016 | Comments (0)

Potain has launched the new Hup 40-30 following the launch of the Hup 32-27 at Bauma. »

Updated credit line for Rami

Updated credit line for Rami

30. September 2016 | Comments (0)

Finnish international rental company Ramirent has signed a new €75 million syndicated loan »

Enerpac appoints UK gantry dealer

Enerpac appoints UK gantry dealer

30. September 2016 | Comments (0)

Enerpac has appointed Pooler-LMT its UK agent for gantries, SPMTs and strand jacks »

Pink crane helps charity

Pink crane helps charity

30. September 2016 | Comments (0)

Phoenix Crane Rental will be bringing its pink Terex T 340-1 truck crane to the Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer »

Fatal crane incident

Fatal crane incident

30. September 2016 | Comments (0)

A man died yesterday a lattice crane boom and hook block crashed down onto him in Buffalo, New York »

Hiab's new recycling crane

Hiab's new recycling crane

29. September 2016 | Comments (0)

Loader crane manufacturer Hiab has launched the new Jonsered 1200RS crane at the IAA in Hanover »

Senior management changes at Spierings

Senior management changes at Spierings

29. September 2016 | Comments (1)

Leo Spierings has regained 100% of the crane company that bears his name and appointed two new directors »

New premises for Felbermayr

New premises for Felbermayr

28. September 2016 | Comments (0)

Austrian heavy lift and transport company Felbermayr has opened a new site in Sulzemoos, Germany »

Two Terex's for Chile

Two Terex's for Chile

28. September 2016 | Comments (0)

Terex has delivered two new diesel-electric Terex Gottwald G HMK 8410 mobile harbour cranes to customers in Chile »

Potain luffers from China

Potain luffers from China

27. September 2016 | Comments (0)

Potain is launching new Chinese MCR 295 luffing tower cranes for Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Africa and South America »

Two shocked in Seattle

Two shocked in Seattle

27. September 2016 | Comments (2)

Two men were badly burned yesterday after a crane touched an overhead power line in Seattle, Washington »

Who services Compact Crane?

Who services Compact Crane?

26. September 2016 | Comments (1)

A reader with a three axle CTT city type AT crane is struggling to find anyone who can work on it »

Voluntary road inspection scheme for UK cranes

Voluntary road inspection scheme for UK cranes

26. September 2016 | Comments (0)

The CPA has written to the Department for Transport this week, stating that members will adopt voluntary road test and inspections »

Three crane erectors injured

Three crane erectors injured

26. September 2016 | Comments (1)

Three men were injured when a tower crane’s luffing jib dropped as they were in the process of removing it »

New UK depot for Rivertek

New UK depot for Rivertek

23. September 2016 | Comments (0)

Kato distributor Rivertek Services is set to open its new UK facility near Cannock in Staffordshire »

Crane overturn in Tel Aviv

Crane overturn in Tel Aviv

23. September 2016 | Comments (0)

A truck crane overturned in Tel Aviv, Israel yesterday on the construction site for the light rail system »

Sims Crane expands safety team

Sims Crane expands safety team

23. September 2016 | Comments (0)

Sims Crane & Equipment of Florida has appointed David Wessin as South Florida safety director. »

APF 2016 Forestry Show

APF 2016 Forestry Show

22. September 2016 | Comments (0)

The UK’s biannual International Forestry Exhibition - APF 2016 - took place last weekend »

New Ormig electric crane

New Ormig electric crane

22. September 2016 | Comments (0)

Ormig has officially launched the 60 tonne battery electric pick & carry crane seen at Bauma earlier this year »

Crane fire and explosion

Crane fire and explosion

22. September 2016 | Comments (0)

An All Terrain crane caught fire last night on the M40 motorway in the UK followed by several explosions »

Fourth Potain MCR 160 for Corpinsa

Fourth Potain MCR 160 for Corpinsa

22. September 2016 | Comments (0)

Panamanian rental company Corpinsa has taken delivery of its fourth 10 tonne Potain MCR 160 luffing jib crane »

Raimondis for Russia

Raimondis for Russia

22. September 2016 | Comments (0)

Russian contractor Akvilon-Invest has taken delivery of two Raimondi flat top MRT111 tower cranes »

Grove RTs for Indonesia

Grove RTs for Indonesia

21. September 2016 | Comments (0)

Indonesian mining company PT Freeport Indonesia has taken delivery of three Grove Rough Terrain cranes »

750 tonne crawler for Fanger

750 tonne crawler for Fanger

21. September 2016 | Comments (0)

Swiss rental company Fanger Kran has taken delivery of a 750 tonne Liebherr LR 1750/2 crawler crane »

Sarens wins biggest contract to date

Sarens wins biggest contract to date

21. September 2016 | Comments (1)

Belgian crane and heavy lifting specialist Sarens has signed a contract for the largest project in its history »

Alimak sells US rental operations

Alimak sells US rental operations

20. September 2016 | Comments (0)

Mastclimber and hoist manufacturer Alimak has sold its US rental business to Bigge Crane and Rigging »

New branch for Sims

New branch for Sims

20. September 2016 | Comments (0)

Sims Crane & Equipment rental of Florida has opened a new location in Titusville, on Florida’s east coast »

Arcomet celebrates 60

Arcomet celebrates 60

20. September 2016 | Comments (0)

Tower crane rental company and manufacturer Arcomet celebrated its 60th anniversary on Friday »

First 250t Grove in Asia

First 250t Grove in Asia

19. September 2016 | Comments (0)

Asiagroup Leasing has taken delivery of the first 250 tonne Grove GMK5250L All Terrain crane to arrive in Asia »

First LR-11350 P-Boom in SE Asia

First LR-11350 P-Boom in SE Asia

16. September 2016 | Comments (0)

Indonesian contractor GTA has ordered a second 1,350t Liebherr LR 11350 crawler crane this one with PowerBoom »

Kran & Bühne online

Kran & Bühne online

16. September 2016 | Comments (0)

The latest digital version of Kran&Bühne magazine is now online and available to read or download »

Maxim gets Essex Crane assets

Maxim gets Essex Crane assets

14. September 2016 | Comments (0)

We now have confirmation that Maxim Crane Works has purchased the Essex Crane Rental fleet and three locations »

New Link-Belt 298 Series 2

New Link-Belt 298 Series 2

14. September 2016 | Comments (0)

Link Belt has launched the new 226 tonne 298 Series 2 lattice crawler crane, replacing the 298 HSL »

250t Grove for Dornseiff

250t Grove for Dornseiff

14. September 2016 | Comments (0)

German rental company Dornseiff has taken delivery of a 250 tonne Grove GMK 5250L All Terrain crane »

Two Terex Gottwalds for ABP

Two Terex Gottwalds for ABP

13. September 2016 | Comments (0)

British port operator ABP has purchased two Terex Gottwald G HMK 2204 mobile harbour cranes »

New 24,000 tonne ultra-lift crane

New 24,000 tonne ultra-lift crane

12. September 2016 | Comments (0)

Mammoet and Stoof are developing a new 24,000 tonne capacity ultra heavy-lift crane »

1,200 tonner for SE Levage

1,200 tonner for SE Levage

12. September 2016 | Comments (0)

French crane rental company S.E Levage has taken delivery of a 1,200 tonne Liebherr LTM 11200-9.1. »

The latest Cranes & Access is online

The latest Cranes & Access is online

10. September 2016 | Comments (0)

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

Annual crane memorial

Annual crane memorial

10. September 2016 | Comments (0)

Phillippi Equipment of Egan Minnesota has set up its annual memorial to all those whose lives have been taken by terrorism »

Fassi buys into Jekko

Fassi buys into Jekko

9. September 2016 | Comments (0)

Italian loader crane company Fassi has purchased a stake in the Italian spider and mini crane manufacturer Jekko »

New 10/12 tonne Comansas

New 10/12 tonne Comansas

9. September 2016 | Comments (0)

Tower crane manufacturer Comansa CM has announced the new CM1600 series of flat-top tower cranes »

First Euro4 Tadano ATF 130G-5

First Euro4 Tadano ATF 130G-5

9. September 2016 | Comments (0)

The first 130 tonne Euro4 Tadano ATF 130G-5 in the UK has been delivered to Steve Foster Cranes. »

Heavy Iron adds Tadano

Heavy Iron adds Tadano

8. September 2016 | Comments (0)

Tadano America has appointed Heavy Iron Cranes as distributor in North & South Carolina and parts of Georgia »

Crane over in South of France

Crane over in South of France

8. September 2016 | Comments (0)

A three axle truck crane overturned during a lift on Tuesday in Cap d'Agde, south of Montpellier in Southern France »

Tat Hong acquisition off

Tat Hong acquisition off

8. September 2016 | Comments (0)

Tat Hong has advised that the take-over approach it had received back in March has been dropped »

Crawler product manager for Liebherr USA

Crawler product manager for Liebherr USA

8. September 2016 | Comments (0)

The mobile crane division of Liebherr USA has appointed Jim Strobush as product manager, crawler cranes »

World's largest capacity crane test?

World's largest capacity crane test?

7. September 2016 | Comments (0)

The 354,000 tonne/metre ALE AL.SK350 has been rigged and successfully load tested for the first time »

New CEO for Ainscough

New CEO for Ainscough

7. September 2016 | Comments (10)

UK crane rental company Ainscough has appointed Janet Entwistle as CEO after the resignation of Robin Richardson »

Kobelco CKS900 for the Philippines

Kobelco CKS900 for the Philippines

7. September 2016 | Comments (0)

Philippine contractor C.M. Pancho has taken delivery of the first Kobelco CKS900 to arrive in the country. »

Spierings crawler for Sweden

Spierings crawler for Sweden

6. September 2016 | Comments (0)

Sweden's Skårs Gräv & Byggservice has taken delivery of a Spierings SK2400-R tracked tower crane »

Crane fatality

Crane fatality

6. September 2016 | Comments (0)

A man died on Sunday in Boston, Massachusetts while breaking down a large All Terrain crane »

Cadman Cranes acquired

Cadman Cranes acquired

2. September 2016 | Comments (1)

UK rental company Cadman Cranes has been acquired by precast concrete manufacturer Milbank Concrete Products »

Upgraded Klaas flagship

Upgraded Klaas flagship

2. September 2016 | Comments (0)

German aluminium crane manufacturer Klaas has improved its largest truck mount crane/platform, the K1000 RSX »

Last chance for jobs

Last chance for jobs

2. September 2016 | Comments (0)

The latest issue of Cranes & Access will shortly go to print so if you are looking to recruit good people contact us now »

Interlocking Multi Mats

Interlocking Multi Mats

1. September 2016 | Comments (0)

Outrigger mat supplier Outriggerpads has launched a new interlocking version of its Multi Mat system »

Ritchie takes Iron Planet

Ritchie takes Iron Planet

31. August 2016 | Comments (0)

Auctioneer Ritchie Bros has acquired 100% of online competitor Iron Planet for $785.5 million. »

New director for Tat Hong

New director for Tat Hong

31. August 2016 | Comments (0)

Tat Hong has appointed the CEO of its Australia operations, Chen Wei Ng, to its group board of directors »

Scott Macon adds Tadano RT and ATs

Scott Macon adds Tadano RT and ATs

31. August 2016 | Comments (0)

Tadano has appointed Scott-Macon Equipment as a full line distributor for the states of Texas and Oklahoma »

Terex Quaymate for South America

Terex Quaymate for South America

31. August 2016 | Comments (0)

Uruguayan port operator Somasol has purchased a Terex Quaymate M50 mobile harbour crane, the first in South America »

Nordic manager for ALE

Nordic manager for ALE

30. August 2016 | Comments (0)

International heavy lift specialist ALE has appointed Paul Karlsen as commercial manager Scandinavia »

Life of a salesman

Life of a salesman

30. August 2016 | Comments (2)

With the summer on the wane life for Europe’s sales reps returns to normal, here's a video for you »

Ingo Schiller joins Tadano

Ingo Schiller joins Tadano

30. August 2016 | Comments (0)

Ingo Schiller has joined Tadano America as executive vice president reporting to president Yo Kakinuma »

Four Liebherr crawlers for Topkran

Four Liebherr crawlers for Topkran

29. August 2016 | Comments (0)

Russian crane rental company Topkran has taken delivery of four new crawler cranes from Liebherr »

Earthquake standard for tower cranes

Earthquake standard for tower cranes

26. August 2016 | Comments (0)

ISO has published its new standard for tower cranes working in areas at risk of earthquakes, »

Sparrows/ SapuraKencana partner

Sparrows/ SapuraKencana partner

25. August 2016 | Comments (0)

Sparrows Offshore and SapuraKencana Technology are forming a partnership in Malaysia to provide crane services »

Essex Crane sale imminent

Essex Crane sale imminent

25. August 2016 | Comments (0)

Essex Rental Corp has announced that it is close to divesting its Essex Crane Rental business »

Banksman shocked

Banksman shocked

25. August 2016 | Comments (0)

A banksman guiding a load in Phoenix, Arizona, yesterday was badly burnt when it touched a power line »

Fatal tower crane incident

Fatal tower crane incident

24. August 2016 | Comments (0)

A tower crane collapsed yesterday in Béjaïa northern Algeria killing one man and seriously injuring the operator »

Magna Tyres appoints UK distributor

Magna Tyres appoints UK distributor

24. August 2016 | Comments (0)

Magna Tyres has appointed the crane and port tyre wholesaler City 1st as its distributor in the UK »

60th LTC 1050-3.1 delivered

60th LTC 1050-3.1 delivered

24. August 2016 | Comments (0)

Liebherr has delivered its 60th LTC 1050-3.1 50 tonne city type All Terrain crane just 12 months after production began »

Terex Gottwald for Congo

Terex Gottwald for Congo

23. August 2016 | Comments (0)

The first of two new Terex Model 5 mobile harbour cranes has arrived at in the Democratic Republic of Congo »

Near miss in Russia

Near miss in Russia

23. August 2016 | Comments (0)

A truck crane overturned in Yoshkar-Ola, in Russia’s Mari El Republic, last week, while lifting over traffic, »

New Demags for MSG

New Demags for MSG

22. August 2016 | Comments (0)

Germany's MSG Krandienst has taken delivery of two new Demag cranes, an AC700-9 and an AC500-8 »

First Böcker spider crane in UK

First Böcker spider crane in UK

19. August 2016 | Comments (1)

Lift Mini Cranes has taken delivery of the first Böcker RK36-2400 spider crane in the UK »

Sparrows and Spie form alliance

Sparrows and Spie form alliance

19. August 2016 | Comments (0)

Offshore lifting specialist Sparrows and SPIE Oil & Gas Services have signed a global collaboration agreement »

US ambassador at Liebherr

US ambassador at Liebherr

19. August 2016 | Comments (0)

John Emerson, the United States Ambassador to Germany has visited the Liebherr marine crane factory in Rostock »

Leaning tower of Leeds

Leaning tower of Leeds

18. August 2016 | Comments (0)

A reader in the UK spotted a couple of men using a mobile scaffold tower to put banners up in a street in Leeds »

Ramirent streamlines management team

Ramirent streamlines management team

18. August 2016 | Comments (0)

Ramirent is simplifying its senior management team limiting it to executive vice presidents »

ALE completes first phase of Doha metro

ALE completes first phase of Doha metro

18. August 2016 | Comments (0)

UK based ALE has moved almost 1,500 heavy loads to complete the first phase of the new Doha metro project »

Grove for DCH

Grove for DCH

18. August 2016 | Comments (0)

Canadian crane and transport company DCH Crane has taken delivery of a 250 tonne Grove GMK5250L All Terrain crane »

Fire causes crane boom drop

Fire causes crane boom drop

17. August 2016 | Comments (0)

A crawler crane caught fire yesterday in Florida and as a result dropped its lattice boom »

More Tadano's for Peterson

More Tadano's for Peterson

17. August 2016 | Comments (0)

Shetland Isles based oil & gas company Peterson has taken delivery of two Tadano All Terrain cranes »

Raimondi cranes for Dublin

Raimondi cranes for Dublin

16. August 2016 | Comments (0)

Irish Cranes & Lifting has taken six new Raimondi tower cranes for a major project in Dublin’s Docklands »

Kobelco for training college

Kobelco for training college

15. August 2016 | Comments (0)

The CITB has added a Kobelco CKE900G crane to its fleet at the National Construction College in Bircham Newton »

Further falls for Tat Hong

Further falls for Tat Hong

15. August 2016 | Comments (0)

Singapore based crane rental company Tat Hong has reported lower first quarter revenues and a deeper loss »

Second Spierings for Kranexpressen

Second Spierings for Kranexpressen

15. August 2016 | Comments (0)

Swedish rental company Kranexpressen has taken delivery of its second Spierings SK599-AT5 mobile tower crane »

Swinging hook makes news

Swinging hook makes news

12. August 2016 | Comments (1)

A heavy gust sent the headache ball of a crane into the window of 3 World Trade Centre in New York yesterday »

Babcock adds Sennebogen

Babcock adds Sennebogen

12. August 2016 | Comments (0)

Babcock Equipment, the South African sales & rental company has added Sennebogen cranes and handlers to its range »

Vertikal Days on the move

Vertikal Days on the move

10. August 2016 | Comments (0)

Vertikal Days will move to a new venue for 2017 in order to gain more space to grow, along with improved facilities »

Turkish giant

Turkish giant

10. August 2016 | Comments (0)

The 4,300 tonne ALE AL.SK190 heavy lift crane has performed its first lifts at a petrochemical plant in Turkey »

Tough quarter at Manitowoc

Tough quarter at Manitowoc

9. August 2016 | Comments (0)

US based crane manufacturer Manitowoc has reported its first half results with another tough quarter. »

Baldwins to lose transport licence

Baldwins to lose transport licence

8. August 2016 | Comments (7)

Directors at UK rental company Baldwins have had their right to hold a transport licence revoked »

Manitowoc to relocate crawler production

Manitowoc to relocate crawler production

8. August 2016 | Comments (0)

Manitowoc has announced plans to relocate all of its crawler crane manufacturing to the Grove plant in Shady Grove »

New Spierings for Wagenborg

New Spierings for Wagenborg

8. August 2016 | Comments (0)

Dutch international heavy lift specialist Wagenborg has taken delivery of a Spierings SK597-AT4 tower crane »

Kran & Bühne online

Kran & Bühne online

8. August 2016 | Comments (0)

The latest digital version of Kran & Bühne magazine is now online and available to read or download »

Manitex goes negative

Manitex goes negative

5. August 2016 | Comments (0)

Crane and access equipment manufacturer Manitex has reported a substantial second quarter loss on lower revenues »

Hewden invests in Ground-Guards

Hewden invests in Ground-Guards

5. August 2016 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Hewden has purchased £500,000 of MultiTrack Trackway mats from Ground-Guards »

An even bigger selfie stick

An even bigger selfie stick

5. August 2016 | Comments (1)

We close the week with another selfie stick story, following the record claimed by Hewden on Monday »

Fatal Canberra crane overturn

Fatal Canberra crane overturn

5. August 2016 | Comments (2)

A man died yesterday evening when an articulated pick & carry crane overturned on a jobsite in Canberra, Australia »

Profits dip at Ramirent as revenues rise

Profits dip at Ramirent as revenues rise

4. August 2016 | Comments (0)

Finnish international rental company Ramirent has reported positive first half revenue growth, but a dip in profits »

Top 30 rental companies

Top 30 rental companies

4. August 2016 | Comments (0)

It’s that time again when Cranes & Access collects data for its Top 30 UK/Ireland rental companies guide »

Essex cranes to be auctioned

Essex cranes to be auctioned

4. August 2016 | Comments (0)

Lenders to US based Essex Crane Rental are to auction off some of its cranes. following a default »

Sales and profits slide at Tadano

Sales and profits slide at Tadano

3. August 2016 | Comments (0)

Japanese crane maker Tadano has issued a first quarter results showing lower revenues and falling profits »

New flagship crane for United Crane

New flagship crane for United Crane

3. August 2016 | Comments (0)

US rental company United Crane and Rigging has taken delivery of a new 350 ‘flagship’ crane »

UK dealer for Raimondi

UK dealer for Raimondi

2. August 2016 | Comments (1)

Raimondi tower cranes has appointed Bennetts Cranes as its dealer for the UK market. »

Terex Cranes dips 15%

Terex Cranes dips 15%

2. August 2016 | Comments (0)

Terex Cranes has reported a 15 percent drop in first half revenues along with an operating loss »

The world's highest selfie?

The world's highest selfie?

1. August 2016 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Hewden teamed up with CarFest North to take what it describes as "the world's biggest selfie" »

Tougher quarter for H&E

Tougher quarter for H&E

1. August 2016 | Comments (0)

US crane and access sales and rental company H&E Equipment has reported lower second quarter revenues and profits »

1,000th Liebherr LTM 1130-5.1

1,000th Liebherr LTM 1130-5.1

1. August 2016 | Comments (0)

Liebherr has delivered the 1,000th LTM 1130-5.1 130 tonne All Terrain crane to Austrian contractor Alfred Trepka »

13 Groves for Kuwait

13 Groves for Kuwait

1. August 2016 | Comments (0)

Kuwaiti oil contractor Arabi Enertech has taken delivery of 13 new Grove All Terrain cranes for an oil and gas project »

Sennebogens for Algeria

Sennebogens for Algeria

29. July 2016 | Comments (0)

Algerian bridge contractor Sapta has taken delivery of four Sennebogen crawler cranes for a project in Algiers »

Tower crane emergency

Tower crane emergency

29. July 2016 | Comments (0)

The emergency services were called to a tower crane that had started to list in Hamburg, Germany yesterday »

New Hawaiian dealer for Link-Belt

New Hawaiian dealer for Link-Belt

28. July 2016 | Comments (0)

Link-Belt Cranes has appointed Doc Bailey Cranes & Equipment as an authorised distributor for Hawaii »

New Kato for John Sutch

New Kato for John Sutch

27. July 2016 | Comments (0)

UK rental company John Sutch Cranes has taken delivery of a 35t Kato CR-350Ri city type All Terrain crane »

Manitex agrees new credit facility

Manitex agrees new credit facility

27. July 2016 | Comments (0)

Crane and access equipment manufacturer Manitex has agreed a new $45 million three year credit agreement »

24 Groves for Orascom

24 Groves for Orascom

27. July 2016 | Comments (0)

Egyptian contractor Orascom Construction has added 24 new Grove Rough Terrain cranes to its fleet »

Crane overturn

Crane overturn

26. July 2016 | Comments (12)

A 250 tonne crane belonging to UK based Ainscough Crane Hire overturned in the yard on Sunday »

Fimi open day

Fimi open day

26. July 2016 | Comments (0)

Italian distributor Fimi held a two day ‘open house’ last week with Grove cranes and Power Towers platforms »

Two 300 tonners for Taiwan

Two 300 tonners for Taiwan

25. July 2016 | Comments (0)

Taiwan-based crane and heavy haulage contractor Chi Deh has added two 300 tonne Liebherr's to its fleet »

Kenz Figee acquired

Kenz Figee acquired

25. July 2016 | Comments (0)

Dutch offshore lifting specialist Kenz Figee has been acquired by Dutch investment company MeeMaken, »

Last Grove for Marsh

Last Grove for Marsh

23. July 2016 | Comments (0)

UK based crane rental company Marsh Plant has taken delivery of the last Grove GMK 3055 All Terrain crane »

Fourth Liebherr for Certified

Fourth Liebherr for Certified

22. July 2016 | Comments (0)

USA based Certified Crane and Rigging has taken delivery of a new 350 tonne Liebherr LTM 1350-6.1 »

New Tadano for Macsalvors

New Tadano for Macsalvors

22. July 2016 | Comments (0)

UK crane rental company Macsalvors has taken delivery of a three axle Tadano ATF50G All Terrain crane »

Lighter big Fassi

Lighter big Fassi

21. July 2016 | Comments (0)

Italian crane manufacturer Fassi has started shipping its new 160 tonne/metre articulated loader crane »

Runaway crane

Runaway crane

21. July 2016 | Comments (0)

A five axle All Terrain crane ran away on Tuesday in a street in Heiligenhaus, near Dusseldorf. »

New lightweight crane

New lightweight crane

21. July 2016 | Comments (0)

UK crane manufacturer Penny Hydraulics and Mackworth Vehicle Conversion Specialists have developed a new crane »

Terex Cranes to close Waverly

Terex Cranes to close Waverly

20. July 2016 | Comments (0)

Terex Cranes is closing its production facility in Waverly, Iowa and transferring production to a Terex plant in Oklahoma. »

Crane comes down in NY

Crane comes down in NY

20. July 2016 | Comments (0)

A large brand new crawler crane dropped its boom across a seven lane bridge yesterday on the new Tappan Zee bridge project in New York. »

Palfinger Asia celebrates 10 years

Palfinger Asia celebrates 10 years

20. July 2016 | Comments (0)

Singapore based Palfinger Asia Pacific has celebrated its 10th anniversary late last month »

Liebherr for Argentina

Liebherr for Argentina

20. July 2016 | Comments (0)

Argentinian rental company Gruas Londres has taken delivery of a 200 tonne Liebherr LTM 1200-5.1 »

New dealer for Link-Belt

New dealer for Link-Belt

20. July 2016 | Comments (0)

Link-Belt Cranes has appointed Doggett Crane Services as an authorised distributor for Louisiana »

New Luffer from Raimondi

New Luffer from Raimondi

19. July 2016 | Comments (0)

Raimondi Cranes has started shipping the first five ‘pre-orders’ for a new 14 tonne LR213 luffing jib tower crane »

New chairman for Boom

New chairman for Boom

19. July 2016 | Comments (0)

Australian crane rental company Boom Logistics has appointed Max Findlay as non-executive director and chairman elect »

New Liebherr for McGovern

New Liebherr for McGovern

19. July 2016 | Comments (0)

UK rental company McGovern Contract Lifting & Crane Hire has purchased an LTM 1040-2.1 All Terrain crane »

Manitowoc opens Wilhelmshaven test centre

Manitowoc opens Wilhelmshaven test centre

18. July 2016 | Comments (0)

Manitowoc is putting the final touches to its new Product Verification Centre in Wilhelmshaven, Germany »

Three Unics for Schmidbauer

Three Unics for Schmidbauer

18. July 2016 | Comments (6)

German crane rental company Schmidbauer has added three Unic spider cranes to its fleet »

Liebherr ships first LHM800s

Liebherr ships first LHM800s

18. July 2016 | Comments (0)

Liebherr has shipped the first two 308 tonne LHM 800 mobile harbour cranes to Montecon in Uruguay »

Fatal crane fall

Fatal crane fall

16. July 2016 | Comments (0)

An electrician working on a crane at the Port of Fernandina in Florida died yesterday after the cab broke away »

Sitting in the sling

Sitting in the sling

14. July 2016 | Comments (1)

Spotted in we assume India an example of a primitive form of powered access using a crane and sling »

Tower crane operator rescue system

Tower crane operator rescue system

14. July 2016 | Comments (0)

Artic Crane and City Lifting have developed and launched a new operator rescue system for tower cranes »

The latest Cranes & Access is online

The latest Cranes & Access is online

14. July 2016 | Comments (0)

The latest digital issue of Cranes & Access magazine is on-line and available to read or download »

Crane overturn

Crane overturn

14. July 2016 | Comments (2)

An operator was trapped in his crawler crane cab after it completely overturned in Medford, Massachusetts last week »

Ruthmann T540 for Spain

Ruthmann T540 for Spain

13. July 2016 | Comments (0)

Grúas Romaní has taken delivery of a new 54 metre Ruthmann T540 truck mounted lift »

Arcomet UK and Skyline merge

Arcomet UK and Skyline merge

13. July 2016 | Comments (0)

The long rumoured joint venture between the UK’s Skyline Tower Cranes Services and Belgium’s Arcomet is official »

Crane overturn in Copenhagen

Crane overturn in Copenhagen

13. July 2016 | Comments (4)

A massive articulated crane overturned in the Nordhavn area of Copenhagen, Denmark, yesterday, »

Crane cuts Seattle power

Crane cuts Seattle power

13. July 2016 | Comments (0)

10,000 people in Seattle, Washington, were left without power last night after a loader crane tangled with power lines »

Danfoss to acquire White Motor

Danfoss to acquire White Motor

13. July 2016 | Comments (0)

Danish hydraulics & control systems manufacturer Danfoss is to acquire US hydraulic motor manufacturer White »

New depot for Bryn Thomas

New depot for Bryn Thomas

12. July 2016 | Comments (0)

Bryn Thomas Cranes has opened a new facility in Manchester, North West England »

New safety director at Severfield

New safety director at Severfield

12. July 2016 | Comments (0)

Severfield has appointed Phillipa Recchia as group health safety and environmental director »

Colourful Effer for Belgium

Colourful Effer for Belgium

11. July 2016 | Comments (0)

Belgian construction material supply company ServiMat has taken delivery of a new Effer 685 6s loader crane »

New Grove RT for Peru

New Grove RT for Peru

11. July 2016 | Comments (0)

SSK - a Sigdo Koppers company- has taken delivery of a new 80 tonne Grove RT890E Rough Terrain crane »

Nordic Crane splits

Nordic Crane splits

11. July 2016 | Comments (0)

The owners of Nordic Crane, Kynningsrud and Stangeland, have decided to split the business into two »

Jekko for Xtra

Jekko for Xtra

8. July 2016 | Comments (0)

Dutch rental company Xtra Materieel has taken delivery of a new Jekko SPX424 spider crane »

Two Manitowocs for SSLC

Two Manitowocs for SSLC

8. July 2016 | Comments (0)

SSLC has purchased two new Manitowoc MLC650s for the construction of the new Champlain Bridge »

Another Terex for Bruns Schwerlast

Another Terex for Bruns Schwerlast

8. July 2016 | Comments (0)

German heavy lift rental company Bruns Schwerlast has taken delivery of its 36th Terex crane »

First six axle Spierings for Scotland

First six axle Spierings for Scotland

7. July 2016 | Comments (0)

Bernard Hunter has taken delivery of a new six axle Spierings SK 1265-AT6 crane, the first to arrive in Scotland. »

Close call in UK

Close call in UK

7. July 2016 | Comments (1)

A Manitowoc Ringer crane working on a barge in London almost overturned yesterday in a serious incident »

£286,000 for crane hire fatality

£286,000 for crane hire fatality

7. July 2016 | Comments (0)

A-Lift Crane Hire and Premier Roofing have been fined over £286,000 for the death of A-lift's Peter Smith »

First Liebherr for Birmingham

First Liebherr for Birmingham

7. July 2016 | Comments (0)

Birmingham Crane Hire has taken delivery of its first Liebherr crane, a new 60 tonne LTM 1060-3.1 All Terrain »

Rami YIT partnership for Tripla

Rami YIT partnership for Tripla

6. July 2016 | Comments (0)

Ramirent has agreed a multi-year partnership agreement for YIT’s Tripla project »

Camso acquires Eurowheel

Camso acquires Eurowheel

6. July 2016 | Comments (0)

Tyre and wheel manufacturer Camso formerly Camoplast Solideal has acquired Belgium's Eurowheel »

Last chance for jobs

Last chance for jobs

6. July 2016 | Comments (0)

If you need a crane, access or telehandler person, or are looking for a job the deadline for C&A is fast approaching »

Tower crane overturn

Tower crane overturn

6. July 2016 | Comments (11)

A self-erecting tower crane overturned yesterday in Unterlangenegg, central Switzerland »

Missing crane operator appeal UPDATED

Missing crane operator appeal UPDATED

5. July 2016 | Comments (0)

In the UK police are becoming increasingly concerned over the disappearance of tower crane operator Paul Ingleton UPDATED »

Tat Hong abandons tower crane float

Tat Hong abandons tower crane float

5. July 2016 | Comments (0)

Singapore crane group Tat Hong has announced that it is dropping plans to list its Chinese tower crane rental business »

Rental software merger

Rental software merger

5. July 2016 | Comments (3)

US based Point of Rental and UK based Syrinx/Higher Concept Software, have announced a merger. »

Crane operator accused

Crane operator accused

5. July 2016 | Comments (1)

A crane operator faces negligence charges for unsafely placing a pallet of blocks onto a platform, leading to an injury »

Pfeifer sends Explorer 5500 to Ireland

Pfeifer sends Explorer 5500 to Ireland

4. July 2016 | Comments (0)

Quinn Crane Hire has taken delivery of a new 130 tonne Terex Explorer 5500 from Netherlands based Pfeifer »

Ashtead takes Lion Trackhire

Ashtead takes Lion Trackhire

4. July 2016 | Comments (0)

Ashtead’s UK operation, A-Plant has confirmed the acquisition of temporary roadway supplier Lion Trackhire »

Liebherr AT for Cuba

Liebherr AT for Cuba

4. July 2016 | Comments (0)

The Cuban division of Dutch based Womy Equipment, has taken delivery of a 220 tonne Liebherr All Terrain crane »

Three Liebherr’s for Southern

Three Liebherr’s for Southern

1. July 2016 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Southern Cranes & Access has taken delivery of three new Liebherr All Terrain cranes »

Working together

Working together

1. July 2016 | Comments (0)

We found this photo in our archive and thought it was ideal to close the week in these challenging times »

First LR 1750/2 in the USA

First LR 1750/2 in the USA

1. July 2016 | Comments (1)

US based W. O. Grubb Crane Rental has taken delivery of the first 750 tonne Liebherr LR 1750/2 in the USA »

Interlift expands to Hewden depots

Interlift expands to Hewden depots

30. June 2016 | Comments (1)

Lifting gear and materials handling specialist, Interlift is adding six new locations to its UK network »

City Lifting takes first Böcker

City Lifting takes first Böcker

30. June 2016 | Comments (1)

London, UK based City Lifting has taken delivery its first Böcker AK 46/6000 truck mounted crane »

Hiab switches to distributor for Singapore/Malaysia

Hiab switches to distributor for Singapore/Malaysia

29. June 2016 | Comments (0)

Hiab has appointed Mulitco as its exclusive distributor in Singapore and Malaysia »

Galizia for Sangwin

Galizia for Sangwin

29. June 2016 | Comments (0)

Sangwin has taken delivery of a new 15 tonne Galizia G150 pick and carry crane »

KBW extends project capacity

KBW extends project capacity

29. June 2016 | Comments (0)

The owner of Raimondi cranes - KBW- has formed a partnership with Greek consulting engineer Salfo & Associates »

Grove GMK6300L for Austria

Grove GMK6300L for Austria

28. June 2016 | Comments (0)

Kran-Mitterhauser has taken delivery of a new 300 tonne Grove GMK6300L All Terrain crane »

Christopher J. Dawe R.I.P

Christopher J. Dawe R.I.P

27. June 2016 | Comments (0)

We have received the sad news of the death of Christopher J. Dawe a long time export manager for Linden Comansa »

New MD for Sutch

New MD for Sutch

27. June 2016 | Comments (0)

John Sutch Cranes has appointed Hayley Sutch as managing director -designate- and opened a third depot »

Terex cranes champion welder

Terex cranes champion welder

27. June 2016 | Comments (0)

An apprentice from Terex Cranes Germany, Elias Sutter has won the world championship arc welding title »

TVH acquires GDI

TVH acquires GDI

24. June 2016 | Comments (0)

TVH has acquired GDI group, the French supplier of replacement glass and accessories for cabs »

Kran & Bühne online

Kran & Bühne online

24. June 2016 | Comments (0)

The latest digital version of Kran & Bühne magazine is now online and available to read or download »

Three 160 tonners for Franz Bracht

Three 160 tonners for Franz Bracht

23. June 2016 | Comments (0)

German crane rental company Franz Bracht has taken delivery of its third Liebherr LTM 1160-5.2 in six months »

A final road trip

A final road trip

23. June 2016 | Comments (3)

Yesterday was the funeral of the last of the Sparrow bothers - Gordon with a crane leading the cortege »

Thailand takes first Terex CC6800

Thailand takes first Terex CC6800

22. June 2016 | Comments (0)

The Crane - a subsidiary of Chu Kai - has taken delivery of a new 1,250 tonne capacity Terex CC6800 »

The 2016 Stars of the Future Winners

The 2016 Stars of the Future Winners

22. June 2016 | Comments (0)

The UK’s CPA presented the annual Stars of the Future apprenticeship awards last week at Vertikal Days »

Terex Crossover for Guay

Terex Crossover for Guay

22. June 2016 | Comments (1)

Guay has taken delivery of a 73 tonne Terex Crossover 8000 truck crane on a commercial chassis »

Vertikal Days EU Referendum

Vertikal Days EU Referendum

22. June 2016 | Comments (3)

During Vertikal Days visitors voted in or out of the EU, if you missed the result posted on twitter here it is »

Yanmar acquires Terex Schaeff

Yanmar acquires Terex Schaeff

21. June 2016 | Comments (1)

Yanmar Holdings has acquired the Terex /Schaeff compact construction equipment division in Germany for around $60 million. »

AT loses tyre

AT loses tyre

21. June 2016 | Comments (1)

The driver of an All Terrain crane managed to keep his vehicle on the road after losing a front tyre in Austria »

Crane hits boom lift

Crane hits boom lift

21. June 2016 | Comments (3)

A boom truck overturned in Oxnard, California yesterday striking a truck mounted work platform injuring its occupant »

Crane overturn delays refinery sale

Crane overturn delays refinery sale

21. June 2016 | Comments (0)

A 270 tonne lattice truck crane overturned yesterday at the Exxon Mobil refinery in Torrance, California. »

50t National for Crane Services

50t National for Crane Services

21. June 2016 | Comments (0)

Crane Services has taken delivery of a new 50 tonne National Crane NBT55 truck crane »

KBW and Ascorel team up

KBW and Ascorel team up

20. June 2016 | Comments (0)

KBW - owner of Raimondi cranes and safety equipment manufacturer Ascorel have formed a Middle East JV »

Palfinger bids for TTS

Palfinger bids for TTS

20. June 2016 | Comments (0)

Crane and access manufacturer Palfinger has made a bid for publicly quoted Norwegian company TTS »

New Tadano for Wales

New Tadano for Wales

20. June 2016 | Comments (0)

N&A James has taken delivery of a new 130 tonne Tadano ATF130G-5 All Terrain crane »

Another Terex for Stoddart

Another Terex for Stoddart

20. June 2016 | Comments (0)

Stoddart Crane Hire has taken delivery of a new 100 tonne Terex AC 100/4L All Terrain crane »

Record revenues for Liebherr

Record revenues for Liebherr

20. June 2016 | Comments (0)

Liebherr has reported a 4.7 percent rise in revenues, with solid growth in both mobile and tower crane divisions, »

Skanska buys Rami tower cranes

Skanska buys Rami tower cranes

18. June 2016 | Comments (0)

Ramirent has signed a five year deal with Skanska Maskin which will acquire Rami’s larger tower cranes in Sweden »

Two in the ditch

Two in the ditch

17. June 2016 | Comments (3)

Two cranes ended up in a ditch alongside a narrow road near Kinlet, in Shropshire, UK, this week. »

More pictures from Vertikal Days

More pictures from Vertikal Days

16. June 2016 | Comments (3)

Despite horrendous weather forecasts the sun and the visitors were out in force at Vertikal Days »

Vertikal Days set ready to go

Vertikal Days set ready to go

14. June 2016 | Comments (0)

In spite of a steady heavy rain at Haydock Park this morning the sun showed up this afternoon »

Damp start to Vertikal Days build up

Damp start to Vertikal Days build up

14. June 2016 | Comments (0)

Yesterday started out wet at Vertikal Days, as bigger equipment arrived on site at Haydock Park, it dried out later, and the show is far more advanced than is normal for Monday »

Fatal crane overturn in Alabama

Fatal crane overturn in Alabama

14. June 2016 | Comments (3)

A crawler crane overturned at a site northwest of Birmingham, Alabama yesterday, killing the operator. »

Vertikal Days week is underway

Vertikal Days week is underway

13. June 2016 | Comments (0)

The Vertikal Days sign is up on the entrance to Haydock Park and the build began yesterday. »

Cranes & access Fast Track

Cranes & access Fast Track

13. June 2016 | Comments (1)

Two companies in our sector feature in the UK Fast Track list of companies with the fastest export growth »

Three Tadanos for Steve Foster

Three Tadanos for Steve Foster

13. June 2016 | Comments (0)

UK crane rental company Steve Foster has purchased three Tadano All Terrain cranes from 40 to 130t »

220T Tadano for Davies

220T Tadano for Davies

10. June 2016 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Davies crane hire has taken delivery of its new Tadano ATF 220G-5 All Terrain crane »

Two new VPs for Talbert

Two new VPs for Talbert

10. June 2016 | Comments (0)

Talbert, the transport and crane boom trailer manufacturer has promoted Jim Hall and Jamie Myers to VPs »

Tadano AT recall

Tadano AT recall

9. June 2016 | Comments (0)

Australia's ACCC has issued a recall notice for a total of seven Tadano All Terrain cranes over braking issues »

Three Katos for City

Three Katos for City

9. June 2016 | Comments (0)

UK crane rental company City Lifting has added three new Kato city type Rough Terrain cranes to its fleet »

Lightweight crane for sign work

Lightweight crane for sign work

9. June 2016 | Comments (0)

Swarco has taken delivery of a Penny Hydraulics PH270L telescopic crane »

400t Grove for Ameco

400t Grove for Ameco

8. June 2016 | Comments (0)

Ameco Chile has taken delivery of a new 400 tonne Grove GMK6400 All Terrain crane »

Boom truck over on tree job

Boom truck over on tree job

8. June 2016 | Comments (5)

A large boom-truck overturned in Irondequoit, near Rochester, New York, on Monday evening »

Maeda for Kran Saller

Maeda for Kran Saller

8. June 2016 | Comments (0)

Kran Saller has taken delivery of a new 2.82 tonne Maeda MC285-2 spider crane, the first of three Maeda cranes »

Four more Unics for Norway

Four more Unics for Norway

8. June 2016 | Comments (0)

Kranentreprenøren has taken delivery of four new Unic spider cranes as part of a fleet expansion programme »

Crane overturn in Brisbane

Crane overturn in Brisbane

7. June 2016 | Comments (0)

A five axle All Terrain crane has overturned in the centre of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia this morning »

Superlift 3800 for Schmidbauer

Superlift 3800 for Schmidbauer

7. June 2016 | Comments (0)

Schmidbauer has taken delivery of a new 650 tonne Terex Superlift 3800 lattice boom crawler crane »

First mobile for Balmer

First mobile for Balmer

7. June 2016 | Comments (0)

Balmer has purchased a new 180 tonne Liebherr LTM 1160-5.2 All Terrain crane - it's first ever mobile crane »

New sales director for Hewden

New sales director for Hewden

6. June 2016 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Hewden has appointed Patrick Jelly as sales and marketing director »

New forestry crane from Hiab

New forestry crane from Hiab

6. June 2016 | Comments (0)

Hiab has announced two new loader cranes designed for forestry applications - the Loglift 140Z and 150Z »

Latest Böckers for Berry Cranes

Latest Böckers for Berry Cranes

6. June 2016 | Comments (0)

UK-based rental company Berry Cranes has taken delivery of two of the recently introduced Böcker aluminium cranes »

IronPlanet appoints GovPlanet EU managing director

IronPlanet appoints GovPlanet EU managing director

3. June 2016 | Comments (0)

IronPlanet has appointed David Shouesmith as managing director of its European government business »

Raimondi unveils new MRT159

Raimondi unveils new MRT159

2. June 2016 | Comments (0)

Italian manufacturer Raimondi Cranes has launched the new MRT159 flat-top tower crane. »

Liebherr consolidates in USA

Liebherr consolidates in USA

2. June 2016 | Comments (0)

Liebherr is bringing most of its business in the USA together under a single corporation- Liebherr USA. »

The latest Cranes & Access is online

The latest Cranes & Access is online

2. June 2016 | Comments (0)

The latest digital issue of Cranes & Access magazine is on-line and available to read or download »

20 orders for Liebherr LR1500

20 orders for Liebherr LR1500

2. June 2016 | Comments (0)

Liebherr has already sold 20 units of its new 500 tonne LR1500 crawler crane, since its launch in April »

Terex truck crane for Bigg

Terex truck crane for Bigg

2. June 2016 | Comments (0)

US based recovery service Michael Bigg has taken delivery of a new 73 tonne Terex T780 truck crane. »

Gordon Sparrow 1933 – 2016

Gordon Sparrow 1933 – 2016

1. June 2016 | Comments (14)

It is with great sadness that we report the death today of Gordon Sparrow, the last of the three Sparrow brothers »

Tat Hong drops 13%

Tat Hong drops 13%

31. May 2016 | Comments (0)

Singapore based crane and equipment group Tat Hong has reported its full year results with lower revenues and profits. »

Crane overturns on dock

Crane overturns on dock

31. May 2016 | Comments (1)

A Rough Terrain crane overturned on the dockside at Port-en-Bessin-Huppain in Normandy, France, on Thursday »

New president for Kalmar

New president for Kalmar

30. May 2016 | Comments (1)

Cargotec has promoted Antti Kaunonen, senior vice president, Automation and Project division to president »

Zoomlion terminates Terex bid

Zoomlion terminates Terex bid

27. May 2016 | Comments (0)

Zoomlion has terminated its bid for Terex, leaving the sale of the Terex port/ industrial crane business to Konecranes to proceed »

Crane collapses into street

Crane collapses into street

26. May 2016 | Comments (0)

Two passers-by were injured earlier today, when a tower crane collapsed in Makati City, in the Philippines. »

130 tonner for Empting

130 tonner for Empting

26. May 2016 | Comments (0)

German crane and transport company Empting has taken delivery of a new LTM 1130-5.1 All Terrain crane »

Grove for Chile mine

Grove for Chile mine

26. May 2016 | Comments (0)

Rental company MPM has taken delivery of a new 130 tonne five axle Grove GMK5130-2 All Terrain crane »

Crane Roll

Crane Roll

25. May 2016 | Comments (6)

A six axle All Terrain crane left a single track road and rolled into a field in Scotland earlier this week »

Record acquisition for Palfinger

Record acquisition for Palfinger

25. May 2016 | Comments (0)

Palfinger is to acquire Norwegian lifeboat specialist Harding from Herkules Capital- its largest acquisition ever »

Two Quaymates for Korea

Two Quaymates for Korea

25. May 2016 | Comments (0)

C J Korea Express has ordered two new 50 tonne Terex Quaymate M50 mobile harbour cranes »

Last chance for jobs

Last chance for jobs

25. May 2016 | Comments (0)

If you need a crane, access or telehandler person, or are looking for a job the deadline for C&A is fast approaching »

Tat Hong sells Training division

Tat Hong sells Training division

24. May 2016 | Comments (0)

Tat Hong has agreed the sale of Tat Hong Training Services Pte Ltd to Sun Ho Tony Ng for a total of S$410,000 in cash »

Unic for Iceland

Unic for Iceland

24. May 2016 | Comments (0)

Iceland based rental company Smakranar has taken delivery of a new Unic URW-706 spider crane »

Three new Groves for Dewsbury & Proud

Three new Groves for Dewsbury & Proud

24. May 2016 | Comments (0)

Dewsbury & Proud has taken delivery of three new 60 tonne Grove GMK3060 All Terrain cranes »

Access Alliance meets

Access Alliance meets

24. May 2016 | Comments (0)

The Access Alliance held its first meeting of 2016 last week at IAPS’ headquarters in Telford, Shropshire. »

Crane operator’s widow asks for clemency

Crane operator’s widow asks for clemency

24. May 2016 | Comments (1)

A truck driver who caused the death of a crane operator has been spared jail thanks to an appeal from the widow »

Quinto expands fleet

Quinto expands fleet

23. May 2016 | Comments (1)

UK based rental company Quinto Crane and Plant Hire has added three new cranes to its fleet »

1,000 tonner for Prangl

1,000 tonner for Prangl

20. May 2016 | Comments (0)

Austrian crane and access rental company Prangl has taken delivery of a new nine axle Terex AC 1000-9 »

Runaway crane

Runaway crane

20. May 2016 | Comments (0)

A man escaped with his life in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, yesterday after a truck crane collided with his car »

New Terex for Altida

New Terex for Altida

20. May 2016 | Comments (0)

UK crane rental company Altida has taken delivery of a new 100 tonne Terex AC100/4L All Terrain crane »

Crane overturn in Sydney

Crane overturn in Sydney

19. May 2016 | Comments (0)

A crane overtuned this morning at an electricity sub station in Kellyville in north west Sydney, Australia. »

Rigging or load? – that is the question

Rigging or load? – that is the question

19. May 2016 | Comments (2)

US rental company Sims Crane & Equipment is appealing a decision on whether a spreader beam is a load or rigging »

New GM for Tadano America

New GM for Tadano America

19. May 2016 | Comments (0)

Tadano America has appointed Ken Butz as general manager of sales, he joins the company from Manitowoc »

Two Vallas for Rapid

Two Vallas for Rapid

18. May 2016 | Comments (0)

UK lifting and rigging company Rapid Response Solutions has taken delivery of two new Valla pick & carry cranes »

Chester Zerillo 1945 -2016

Chester Zerillo 1945 -2016

17. May 2016 | Comments (0)

We have received the sad news that Chester Zerillo of Empire Crane Company has died following a short illness »

Crane operators to the rescue

Crane operators to the rescue

17. May 2016 | Comments (3)

Two crane operators from UK based J Hewitt Crane Hire rescued a family of three from an overturned car yesterday »

Modest rise for Tadano

Modest rise for Tadano

16. May 2016 | Comments (0)

Tadano has published its provisional full year results with increased revenues and a small rise in profits. »

Tower crane drops jib

Tower crane drops jib

16. May 2016 | Comments (2)

A tower crane jib came crashing down onto the building it was working on in Charlotte Street, London this morning. »

Crane operator injured

16. May 2016 | Comments (0)

A loader crane operator has suffered life threatening injuries after he was crushed by the load he was placing in Munich »

Konecranes buys Terex port/Material Handling

Konecranes buys Terex port/Material Handling

16. May 2016 | Comments (0)

Konecranes will acquire Demag overhead and Gottwald port cranes from Terex and end merger talks »

Tat Hong acquisition approach

Tat Hong acquisition approach

16. May 2016 | Comments (0)

Singapore based rental group Tat Hong has confirmed that it is still in talks with a possible acquirer. »

Second Tadano ATF 400G-6 for Wagenborg

Second Tadano ATF 400G-6 for Wagenborg

16. May 2016 | Comments (0)

Wagenborg has taken delivery of a second 400 tonne six axle Tadano ATF 400G-6 All Terrain crane. »

Who needs outrigger mats?

Who needs outrigger mats?

14. May 2016 | Comments (7)

Spotted in the past week in N. Ireland a crane set up with an apparent disregard for basic safety »

Another acquisition for Hewden

Another acquisition for Hewden

13. May 2016 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Hewden has acquired the generator rental business of Firefly the hybrid generator manufacturer »

New Grove carry decks

New Grove carry decks

13. May 2016 | Comments (0)

Grove is upgrading its line of carry deck cranes with Tier 4 Final engines »

Entrec acquires HighMark Crane

Entrec acquires HighMark Crane

12. May 2016 | Comments (0)

Canadian crane and haulage company Entrec has acquired HighMark Crane of Edmonton »

ALE launches new widening trailer in the UK

ALE launches new widening trailer in the UK

12. May 2016 | Comments (0)

ALE has announced a range of widening trailers that can be widened to 4.3 metres »

Fire leaves crane stranded

Fire leaves crane stranded

12. May 2016 | Comments (0)

A large crane with extended boom caught fire on Tuesday in the Somme region of North France »

Synthetic rope for Middle East

Synthetic rope for Middle East

12. May 2016 | Comments (0)

A Grove RT880E is the first crane in the Middle East to be fitted with Samson’s K-100 synthetic rope »

Crane victim’s widow sues for $600 million

Crane victim’s widow sues for $600 million

12. May 2016 | Comments (0)

The widow of the man killed in the crawler crane incident in New York in February is suing the city for $600 million »

Fifth GMK6400 for Mediaco

Fifth GMK6400 for Mediaco

11. May 2016 | Comments (0)

Mediaco has purchased another 400 tonne six-axle Grove GMK6400 All Terrain crane »

Tower crane fall in Belgium

Tower crane fall in Belgium

10. May 2016 | Comments (2)

A tower crane collapsed onto a school in Belgium yesterday trapping and seriously injuring the operator UPDATED »

Another 220t Tadano  for Crowland

Another 220t Tadano for Crowland

10. May 2016 | Comments (0)

Crowland Cranes has taken delivery of a new 220 tonne ATF 220G-5 All Terrain crane »

UK’s biggest vacuum lifter?

UK’s biggest vacuum lifter?

9. May 2016 | Comments (0)

Spider crane and glass handling specialist GGR has unveiled the 6,000 kg Hydraulica 6000 vacuum lifter »

Manitou goes direct in Malaysia

Manitou goes direct in Malaysia

9. May 2016 | Comments (0)

Manitou has opened a new direct sales and rental operation in Sungai Buloh, Malaysia called ‘The Manitou Centre’ »

300T Grove for Modern

300T Grove for Modern

9. May 2016 | Comments (0)

Indian crane rental company Modern Cranes, has taken delivery of a new 300 tonne, six axle Grove GMK6300L. »

Saudi Binladin reinstated

Saudi Binladin reinstated

6. May 2016 | Comments (0)

Authorities have cleared Saudi Binladin Group, to start tendering for public building projects in the Kingdom again. »

Flat sales at Manitex

Flat sales at Manitex

6. May 2016 | Comments (0)

US based crane and access manufacturer Manitex has reported a slight rise in first quarter revenues, but higher profits. »

The latest Cranes & Access is online

The latest Cranes & Access is online

5. May 2016 | Comments (0)

The latest digital issue of Cranes & Access magazine is on-line and available to read or download. »

Manitowoc edges up

Manitowoc edges up

5. May 2016 | Comments (0)

Manitowoc Cranes saw an improvement in first quarter revenues, although profits tanked due to debt rescheduling »

More Alimaks for Bigge

More Alimaks for Bigge

5. May 2016 | Comments (0)

Alimak has extended its exclusive distribution partnership with U.S based Bigge Cranes »

Crane stops trains

Crane stops trains

4. May 2016 | Comments (0)

An All Terrain left the road between Attadale and Stormferry in north west Scotland yesterday teetering over a rail track »

Sales rise at H&E

Sales rise at H&E

4. May 2016 | Comments (0)

US based H&E Equipment reported a solid rise in revenues while profits slipped back »

Modest rise for Rami

Modest rise for Rami

4. May 2016 | Comments (0)

Ramirent has posted its first quarter results which show a solid improvement in both revenues and profits »

Crane worker killed in Canada

Crane worker killed in Canada

4. May 2016 | Comments (1)

A man died after he was hit in the head by a crane on the site near Blackfalds in Alberta Canada. »

New CFO for Manitowoc

New CFO for Manitowoc

4. May 2016 | Comments (1)

Manitowoc has appointed David Antoniuk as chief financial officer, effective the end of this month. »

Six Liebherrs for Ideal Crane

Six Liebherrs for Ideal Crane

4. May 2016 | Comments (0)

Ideal Crane Rental has purchased six new Liebherr cranes - four self-erecting tower cranes and two crawlers »

New Potain/Grove distributor for Iceland

New Potain/Grove distributor for Iceland

3. May 2016 | Comments (0)

Kraftvélar has been appointed as exclusive distributor for Grove and Potain cranes in Iceland »

First LTM 1300 for Chicago

First LTM 1300 for Chicago

3. May 2016 | Comments (0)

Atlas Crane Service has taken delivery of Chicago’s first 300 tonne LTM 1300-6.2 All Terrain crane »

New Liebherr for Griebel & Mahncke

New Liebherr for Griebel & Mahncke

3. May 2016 | Comments (0)

Griebel & Mahncke Schwertransporte has taken delivery of a new 95 tonne Liebherr LTM 1095-5.1 All Terrain crane »

Turkish crane overturn

Turkish crane overturn

3. May 2016 | Comments (9)

A five axle All Terrain crane, overturned in the coastal town of Sarköy, Turkey, yesterday »

Apollo to acquire and merge Maxim and Amquip

Apollo to acquire and merge Maxim and Amquip

2. May 2016 | Comments (0)

Apollo Global Management is to acquire US based crane rental companies AmQuip - and Maxim Crane Works »

Close call in Montreal

Close call in Montreal

29. April 2016 | Comments (1)

A crane has dropped a pallet of roof tiles through the roof of a children’s day care centre in Canada »

Terex to reduce headcount

Terex to reduce headcount

29. April 2016 | Comments (0)

Terex is to cut jobs as part of a restructuring programme to make cost savings of around $60 million »

Not necessarily a crane

Not necessarily a crane

28. April 2016 | Comments (0)

A man has died on the Queensferry Crossing in Scotland after supposedly being struck by the boom of a crane »

New credit line for Rami

New credit line for Rami

28. April 2016 | Comments (0)

Finnish international rental group Ramirent has signed a €175 million five year syndicated credit facility agreement »

Profits halved at Kobelco Cranes

Profits halved at Kobelco Cranes

28. April 2016 | Comments (0)

Kobelco Cranes has reported a weaker fourth quarter, which left full year revenues slightly higher, but lower profits »

Strong start for Palfinger

Strong start for Palfinger

27. April 2016 | Comments (0)

Palfinger has reported a strong start to the year, with higher revenues and a substantial lift in profitability »

Terex Cranes slips back

Terex Cranes slips back

27. April 2016 | Comments (0)

Terex Cranes has reported a fall in revenues, along with a steep fall in profits for the first quarter »

New tracked self-erecting tower crane

New tracked self-erecting tower crane

27. April 2016 | Comments (1)

Kuiphuis Kraanverhuur has added a new seven tonne HRP477R crawler mounted self-erecting tower crane to its fleet »

Enerpac extends jack-up reach

Enerpac extends jack-up reach

27. April 2016 | Comments (0)

Enerpac has received an order from Burkhalter to extend the height of its 2,000 tonne jack-up system »

TRT expands in Queensland

TRT expands in Queensland

27. April 2016 | Comments (0)

TRT has acquired B&N Crane Repairs, and been appointed distributor for Grove cranes in Queensland »

Third Wolff for Titan Crane

Third Wolff for Titan Crane

27. April 2016 | Comments (0)

New York based Titan Crane & Rigging has purchased its third Wolffkran 355B luffing jib tower crane »

Six Liebherrs for AB2000

Six Liebherrs for AB2000

27. April 2016 | Comments (0)

Scottish crane rental company AB2000 has purchased six new Liebherr cranes - five All Terrain and one city type »

Outrigger beam pinning – a reminder

Outrigger beam pinning – a reminder

26. April 2016 | Comments (1)

CICA has issued a reminder more cranes have variable outrigger settings many still need outrigger beams to be pinned »

350 tonner for Scholpp

350 tonner for Scholpp

26. April 2016 | Comments (0)

Scholpp Kran & Transport has taken delivery of a new 350 tonne six-axle Liebherr LTM 1350-6.1 All Terrain crane »

Baldwins take UK’s first GMK5250L

Baldwins take UK’s first GMK5250L

26. April 2016 | Comments (1)

UK based rental company Baldwin Crane Hire has purchased the first two Grove GMK5250L All Terrains in the UK »

250 Hiab cranes for India

250 Hiab cranes for India

25. April 2016 | Comments (0)

Hiab has received an order for 250 units of its 088 loader cranes from Ashok Leyland for the Indian army. »

New Liebherr for Zimmermann

New Liebherr for Zimmermann

25. April 2016 | Comments (0)

Zimmermann Autokrane has taken delivery of a new four axle 100 tonne Liebherr LTM 1100-4.2 All Terrain crane »

Last chance for Jobs

Last chance for Jobs

25. April 2016 | Comments (0)

If you need a crane, access or telehandler person, or are looking for a job our print deadline is fast approaching »

Kaspersky anti virus

Kaspersky anti virus

22. April 2016 | Comments (0)

A few Kaspersky anti-virus users have reported that it has incorrectly flagged vertikal.net as being infected with a Trojan? »

So which is the real Krake?

So which is the real Krake?

22. April 2016 | Comments (0)

It is acknowledged that the first All Terrain crane was the Demag Krake of 1956 but what did it look like? »

Crane rental company threatened

Crane rental company threatened

22. April 2016 | Comments (1)

An Irish crane rental company, has pulled its equipment from a wind farm site after receiving serious threats »

Queens Award for GGR

Queens Award for GGR

21. April 2016 | Comments (0)

UK based spider crane and glass handling equipment specialist GGR has won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise. »

1,250 tonne Kobelco crawler

1,250 tonne Kobelco crawler

21. April 2016 | Comments (0)

As we reported during Bauma, Kobelco has been testing its biggest crane to date, the all new 1,250 tonne SL16000J-H »

Crane operator falls

Crane operator falls

20. April 2016 | Comments (1)

A crane operator fell around 15 metres from a tower crane in Gençay South of Poitiers in France yesterday »

Crane rolls in Germany

Crane rolls in Germany

20. April 2016 | Comments (0)

A two axle All Terrain crane rolled into a field yesterday after leaving the B95 road on the German Czech border »

Scott-Macon buys at Bauma

Scott-Macon buys at Bauma

19. April 2016 | Comments (0)

US rental company Scott-Macon Equipment has ordered two new Tadano Mantis telescopic crawler cranes »

New 8t Maeda for Hird

New 8t Maeda for Hird

19. April 2016 | Comments (1)

UK-based mini crane rental company Hird has purchased the first eight tonne Maeda MC-815 »

New 50 tonner for Ellis

New 50 tonner for Ellis

19. April 2016 | Comments (0)

UK based Ellis Crane Hire has taken delivery of a new 50 tonne Tadano ATF 50G-3 All Terrain crane »

Catapulted from the platform

Catapulted from the platform

18. April 2016 | Comments (1)

A man was injured in Forest Park, Illinois when a utility pole struck his platform and bounced him out of the bucket »

Terex acquires CVS terminal tractors

Terex acquires CVS terminal tractors

18. April 2016 | Comments (0)

Terex Port Services has acquired the assets of the CVS Ferrari terminal tractor product line from Manitex. »

A little more Bauma

A little more Bauma

18. April 2016 | Comments (0)

As promised here are a few more photos from Bauma 2016, which add to our earlier coverage »

Another record Bauma

Another record Bauma

17. April 2016 | Comments (0)

Bauma ended today in the wet, but the organisers say that 580,000 visitors attended from 200 countries »

Bulgarian Crane collapse

Bulgarian Crane collapse

15. April 2016 | Comments (0)

Three people were injured when a tower crane came down onto a filling station in Sofia, Bulgaria, on Thursday »

Fatal gantry crane collapse

Fatal gantry crane collapse

15. April 2016 | Comments (1)

A gantry crane collapsed onto construction worker’s accommodation in Dongguan, China »

Major crane deals at Bauma

Major crane deals at Bauma

15. April 2016 | Comments (0)

Bigge ordered 12 new Terex RT90 Rough Terrain cranes, while Hovago added five 500 tonne Liebherr LR1500 »

Big crawler crane order for Bragg

Big crawler crane order for Bragg

14. April 2016 | Comments (0)

US based rental company Bragg Crane Service has purchased three big Liebherr crawlers, »

Liebherr Rough Terrain cranes

Liebherr Rough Terrain cranes

13. April 2016 | Comments (1)

Bauma is always good for announcements, first glimpses of new ideas and products, but also rumours. »

A little more Bauma

A little more Bauma

13. April 2016 | Comments (0)

Tuesday was busy at Bauma with heavy rain in the morning followed by a far better afternoon. »

Bauma ride fails

Bauma ride fails

12. April 2016 | Comments (2)

Two people had to be rescued after an aerial crane ride broke down on the perimeter of Bauma »

Manitowoc split towers and mobiles

Manitowoc split towers and mobiles

12. April 2016 | Comments (0)

Manitowoc Cranes has split its business into two distinct divisions of Tower cranes and Mobiles/Crawlers »

Potain replaces Igo with Hup

Potain replaces Igo with Hup

12. April 2016 | Comments (0)

Potain unveiled the first models in its innovative Hup self-erecting tower crane range at Bauma yesterday »

400 tonner for Burt

400 tonner for Burt

12. April 2016 | Comments (0)

US based Burt Crane & Rigging has taken delivery of a new 400 tonne, seven axle Liebherr LTM 1400-7.1 »

Bigge celebrates its Centenary at Bauma

Bigge celebrates its Centenary at Bauma

11. April 2016 | Comments (0)

US based Bigge Crane and Rigging of San Leandro, California is celebrating its 100th year in business at Bauma. »

Demag branding details

Demag branding details

11. April 2016 | Comments (0)

Terex has confirmed the details of its new Demag branding which will apply to larger AT and Lattice cranes »

Demag mobile again

Demag mobile again

11. April 2016 | Comments (0)

The Demag name is to appear on mobile cranes again, the announcement is due later this morning at Bauma »

A few glimpses of Bauma build up

A few glimpses of Bauma build up

10. April 2016 | Comments (0)

Here are just a few advance glimpses from Bauma which opens to visitors in the morning »

15 years of Vertikal.net

15 years of Vertikal.net

8. April 2016 | Comments (4)

With Bauma due to open on Monday Vertikal.net is celebrating its 15th anniversary having launched at Bauma 2001. »

Tadano establishes subsidiary in France

Tadano establishes subsidiary in France

8. April 2016 | Comments (0)

Tadano has established a wholly owned distribution subsidiary in France - Tadano France »

First tracked Böcker crane picture

First tracked Böcker crane picture

8. April 2016 | Comments (0)

Böcker is set to launch a new tracked spider crane/access platform at Bauma »

17 more Kobelco cranes for Mammoet

17 more Kobelco cranes for Mammoet

8. April 2016 | Comments (0)

Dutch international heavy lift company Mammoet has ordered 17 new Kobelco crawler cranes »

Fatal load drop in Illinois

Fatal load drop in Illinois

7. April 2016 | Comments (0)

A crane dropped a beam on to two boom lifts in Des Plaines, Illinois, on Tuesday killing one and injuring three »

New mini cranes from Brennero

New mini cranes from Brennero

7. April 2016 | Comments (1)

Italian manufacturer Brennero Gru will unveil new tracked mini cranes at Bauma »

New Tadano for Berry

New Tadano for Berry

7. April 2016 | Comments (0)

UK based rental company Berry Cranes has taken delivery of a new four axle 70 tonne Tadano ATF 70G-4L »

Four Groves for Mammoet

Four Groves for Mammoet

7. April 2016 | Comments (0)

Mammoet has purchased four new 45 tonne Grove RT550E Rough Terrain cranes »

New regional sales manager for Talbert

New regional sales manager for Talbert

6. April 2016 | Comments (0)

Talbert the US based trailer and trailing boom dolly manufacturer has appointed Jim Eller as western sales manager »

ALE plans 8,000 tonne crane

ALE plans 8,000 tonne crane

6. April 2016 | Comments (0)

UK-based heavy lift and transport company ALE has announced plans for an 8,000 tonne heavy lift crane »

Ramirent agrees deal with JM

Ramirent agrees deal with JM

6. April 2016 | Comments (0)

International rental company Ramirent has signed a ‘frame agreement’ with JM in Sweden »

Cranes and access for Russian aerospace

Cranes and access for Russian aerospace

6. April 2016 | Comments (0)

Academician MF Reshetnev (JSC/ISS) has taken delivery of 15 new JLG lifts and one new Valla 25E »

Brian Sylvester 1943-2016

Brian Sylvester 1943-2016

5. April 2016 | Comments (4)

We have received the sad news that UK crane operator, technician and salesman Brian Sylvester has died »

More Tadanos for Emsley

More Tadanos for Emsley

5. April 2016 | Comments (1)

UK rental company Emsley Crane Hire has taken delivery of two new 40 tonne Tadano ATF 40G-2’s »

More Palfinger Sanys for Yapi Merkezi

More Palfinger Sanys for Yapi Merkezi

5. April 2016 | Comments (0)

Turkish contractor Yapi Merkezi has placed a follow up order with Palfinger Sany worth $3.2 million »

Crane overturn in Texas

Crane overturn in Texas

5. April 2016 | Comments (4)

A Rough Terrain crane overturned on Highway 99, near West Belfort, to the west of Houston yesterday. »

New Grove dealer for Hungary

New Grove dealer for Hungary

4. April 2016 | Comments (0)

Sales and rental company Axiál has been appointed as the new Grove mobile crane distributor for Hungary »

Vertikal Bauma is now online

Vertikal Bauma is now online

4. April 2016 | Comments (0)

The Vertikal Guide to Bauma 2016 is now online and available to read or download »

Pick & carry overturn

Pick & carry overturn

4. April 2016 | Comments (9)

An articulated pick & carry crane have overturned this morning on a site in Melbourne, Australia »

Liebherr to unveil 450 tonner

Liebherr to unveil 450 tonner

1. April 2016 | Comments (0)

It would appear that Liebherr’s mystery eight axle All Terrain will be the 450 tonne LTM 1450-8.1. »

Fatal load drop

1. April 2016 | Comments (0)

A man died yesterday on a job site near Kapar, Malaysia when a crane dropped a generator that it was lifting »

Zoomlion profit plunge

Zoomlion profit plunge

31. March 2016 | Comments (0)

Chinese crane and construction equipment manufacturer Zoomlion has reported a 95.5 percent fall in pre-tax profits »

Another Böcker in UK

Another Böcker in UK

31. March 2016 | Comments (0)

Steve Foster Crane Hire has purchased a new Böcker AK44-4000 »

100t Terex  for Duffy

100t Terex for Duffy

31. March 2016 | Comments (0)

Duffy Crane & Hauling has taken delivery of a new 100 tonne Terex AC100/4L All Terrain crane »

Zoomlion appoints P&J Arcomet

Zoomlion appoints P&J Arcomet

31. March 2016 | Comments (0)

Zoomlion has confirmed the appointment of P&J Arcomet as its exclusive tower crane distributor for N America »

New eight tonne Maeda

New eight tonne Maeda

30. March 2016 | Comments (0)

Maeda is to launch an all new eight tonne capacity spider crane at Bauma »

Indian Ocean spider

Indian Ocean spider

30. March 2016 | Comments (0)

Unic Cranes Europe has agreed a partnership with material handling and rental company DMP »

New Tadano for Mann

New Tadano for Mann

30. March 2016 | Comments (0)

UK based rental company Mann Crane Hire has taken delivery of a new 40 tonne Tadano ATF 40G-2 »

Female engineer takes award

Female engineer takes award

30. March 2016 | Comments (2)

Katie Long has won Best Apprentice of the Year for under 25s in the UK’s 2016 Woman in Construction awards »

New sales manager for IMT

New sales manager for IMT

30. March 2016 | Comments (0)

US based loader crane manufacturer/distributor IMT has promoted Tom Wallace to sales manager. »

Potain for Multi-crane

Potain for Multi-crane

30. March 2016 | Comments (0)

Multi-Crane International has taken delivery of a new 12 tonne Potain MDT 308 flat top tower crane »

Iraqi contract win for ALE

Iraqi contract win for ALE

29. March 2016 | Comments (0)

ALE has won an exclusive supply contract for the Karbala Refinery Project in Central Iraq »

Schot expands fleet

Schot expands fleet

29. March 2016 | Comments (0)

Dutch heavy lifting and haulage company Schot Verticaal Transport has ordered 12 new Liebherr cranes »

Storm takes crane jib

Storm takes crane jib

28. March 2016 | Comments (4)

The jib of a luffing tower crane was blown over the back last night as strong winds hit London in the UK. »

Senior management changes at Tat Hong

Senior management changes at Tat Hong

24. March 2016 | Comments (1)

Tat Hong deputy managing director Sun Ho ‘Tony’ Ng is resigning, effective the end of the month »

Terex to seek binding offer from Zoomlion

Terex to seek binding offer from Zoomlion

24. March 2016 | Comments (0)

Terex has confirmed the $31 increased offer from Zoomlion and will hold talks to seek a binding offer »

Liebherr delivers 500th LTM 1500-8.1

Liebherr delivers 500th LTM 1500-8.1

24. March 2016 | Comments (0)

German crane rental and heavy haulage company Riga Mainz has taken delivery of the 500th LTM 1500-8.1 »

New Grove for Telekrane

New Grove for Telekrane

23. March 2016 | Comments (0)

Telekrane Engl has taken delivery of a new 60 tonne Grove GMK3060 All Terrain crane »

Six Terex RTG’s for Egypt

Six Terex RTG’s for Egypt

23. March 2016 | Comments (0)

Alexandria Container and Cargo Handling has ordered six Terex diesel-electric rubber-tyred gantry cranes »

Second LTM 1500-8.1 for King

Second LTM 1500-8.1 for King

23. March 2016 | Comments (0)

UK crane rental company King Lifting has taken delivery of its second new 500 tonne Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 »

The latests digital C&A is online

The latests digital C&A is online

22. March 2016 | Comments (0)

The latest digital issue of Cranes & Access magazine is on-line and available to read or download. »

Crane owner barred

Crane owner barred

22. March 2016 | Comments (3)

Christopher Etheridge the owner of UK based D & R Pike Crane Hire has been disqualified as a director »

Cargotec appoints new CFO

Cargotec appoints new CFO

22. March 2016 | Comments (0)

Hiab and Kalmar owner Cargotec has appointed Mikko Puolakka as chief financial officer »

First new crane for WaveTrade

First new crane for WaveTrade

21. March 2016 | Comments (0)

WaveTrade has taken delivery of a new 60 tonne Liebherr LTM 1060-3.1, the company’s first new crane »

Three more truck mounts for Prolift

Three more truck mounts for Prolift

21. March 2016 | Comments (0)

Prolift Access has purchased three new 21 metre Zed21.JH mounted on 3.5 tonne Nissan NT400 chassis »

Second 300 tonner for Regel

Second 300 tonner for Regel

21. March 2016 | Comments (0)

Albert Regel has taken delivery of its second 300 tonne, six axle Liebherr LTM 1300-6.2 »

11 new Tadanos for JTC

11 new Tadanos for JTC

21. March 2016 | Comments (0)

Qatar based crane rental company JTC has taken delivery of 11 new Tadano cranes. »

Manitowoc Crane to restructure

Manitowoc Crane to restructure

18. March 2016 | Comments (2)

Manitowoc Crane is planning further cost reductions in order to match current demand levels and improve efficiency »

Hanging in the trees

Hanging in the trees

18. March 2016 | Comments (0)

Spotted this week in the UK a boom lift and crane being used to trim a large tree, but not in a good way »

Palfinger Sany to test EU market

Palfinger Sany to test EU market

18. March 2016 | Comments (0)

Palfinger Sany has announced that it is ready to launch its mobile crane products in Europe »

National accounts promotion at Ainscough

National accounts promotion at Ainscough

18. March 2016 | Comments (1)

UK rental company Ainscough Crane Hire has promoted Vince Ramsden to head of national accounts. »

Kran & Bühne Digital

Kran & Bühne Digital

17. March 2016 | Comments (0)

The latest digital version of Kran & Bühne magazine is now online and available to read or download »

Cadman Cranes adds LTM 1160-5.2

Cadman Cranes adds LTM 1160-5.2

17. March 2016 | Comments (0)

UK-based Cadman Cranes has taken delivery of a new Liebherr 180 tonne LTM 1160-5.2 All Terrain crane »

Falcon hit with £850,000

Falcon hit with £850,000

16. March 2016 | Comments (0)

UK based Falcon Crane Hire has been handed down fines of £750,000 plus costs of £100,000 »

LTC 1050-3.1 for Waligora

LTC 1050-3.1 for Waligora

16. March 2016 | Comments (0)

German mover Waligora has taken delivery of a Liebherr 50 tonne LTC 1050-3.1 City-type AT »

Terex Port to cut 240 jobs

Terex Port to cut 240 jobs

16. March 2016 | Comments (0)

Terex is planning to cut 240 jobs at its industrial crane and port divisions in Germany »

Zoomlion ups its offer for Terex

Zoomlion ups its offer for Terex

15. March 2016 | Comments (0)

Chinese crane company Zoomlion has raised its takeover bid for Terex by a dollar a share, taking it to $31 »

Last chance for Jobs

Last chance for Jobs

15. March 2016 | Comments (0)

If you are looking to recruit a crane, access or telehandler person or looking for a new job don't miss the deadline »

Fourth Kobelco for Q Crane

Fourth Kobelco for Q Crane

15. March 2016 | Comments (0)

Q Crane & Plant Hire has taken delivery of its fourth Kobelco crawler crane in 12 months »

New York to revert to normal crane rules

New York to revert to normal crane rules

15. March 2016 | Comments (0)

New York city looks set to drop its recently introduced rules for crawler cranes working in the city »

Isoli goes with TVH in Benelux

Isoli goes with TVH in Benelux

14. March 2016 | Comments (0)

Isoli has appointed TVH Equipment as its exclusive distributor in Belgium and Luxemburg »

Kalmar RTGs for Egypt

Kalmar RTGs for Egypt

14. March 2016 | Comments (0)

Kalmar has sold four 41 tonne Kalmar E-One2 ’s to Damietta Container & Cargo Handling Company »

Jekko goes with JT

Jekko goes with JT

14. March 2016 | Comments (0)

Italian spider and pick & carry crane manufacturer Jekko has appointed JT Cranes as UK distributor »

GGR’s training centre takes shape

GGR’s training centre takes shape

14. March 2016 | Comments (0)

GGR Group will open a new training centre this summer, with the new structure now watertight »

Acquisitions save Manitex

Acquisitions save Manitex

11. March 2016 | Comments (0)

Manitex has published its full year results with revenues up more than 50 percent thanks to PM and ASV »

Crane company steps in

Crane company steps in

11. March 2016 | Comments (1)

A Vancouver crane company has been in the news after offering jobs to two homeless men sent from Saskatchewan »

Crane collapse in North Sea

Crane collapse in North Sea

10. March 2016 | Comments (0)

A crane boom collapsed yesterday on the Murchison Platform between Norway and UK, no one was injured »

Full suit of Katos for Reeds

Full suit of Katos for Reeds

9. March 2016 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Reeds (Bray) Cranes has purchased the full range of new Kato CityRange cranes »

Lifting a thousand bags

Lifting a thousand bags

8. March 2016 | Comments (3)

Mammoet has devised a safer and more rapid solution for unloading bulk bags from ships »

Wind takes self-erector

Wind takes self-erector

8. March 2016 | Comments (0)

A self-erecting tower crane overturned onto a house near Lausanne in Switzerland on Friday. »

First Liebherr for Crowland

First Liebherr for Crowland

8. March 2016 | Comments (0)

UK rental company, Crowland Cranes has purchased its first Liebherr, a 50 tonne LTC 1050-3.1 »

Crane operator fatality

7. March 2016 | Comments (0)

A crane operator working on a highway construction job in Arkansas died last week while carrying out a lift »

Ahern Deutschland expands

Ahern Deutschland expands

7. March 2016 | Comments (0)

Ahern Deutschland has appointed a new sales representative and realigned its sales territories into three »

Eric Echart leaves Manitowoc

Eric Echart leaves Manitowoc

7. March 2016 | Comments (0)

Eric Etchart has formally retired from Manitowoc in order to pursue a number of other business interests »

Crawler crane overturn

Crawler crane overturn

6. March 2016 | Comments (2)

A crawler crane on foundation work overturned on Friday in West Palm Beach, Florida, after the drill bit caught »

Manitowoc splits

Manitowoc splits

4. March 2016 | Comments (1)

Manitowoc has completed the spin-off of Manitowoc Foodservice as an independent public company »

Gary Kennedy 1954-2016

Gary Kennedy 1954-2016

4. March 2016 | Comments (2)

We have received the sad news that Gary Kennedy sales office manager at RaycoWylie in the UK has died »

Bauma build up

Bauma build up

4. March 2016 | Comments (0)

The on site build up for Bauma is underway if you want to take a look you can log on to the web cam »

Administration for Quality Contract Lifting

Administration for Quality Contract Lifting

3. March 2016 | Comments (3)

UK based crane rental company Quality Contract Lifting was placed into administration yesterday. »

Spierings for Thomas and Ainscough

Spierings for Thomas and Ainscough

3. March 2016 | Comments (1)

Dutch mobile tower crane manufacturer Spierings delivered two new six axle SK1265-AT6 in the UK last month. »

Green Stickers for foundation cranes

Green Stickers for foundation cranes

3. March 2016 | Comments (0)

The Crane Industry Council of Australia has partnered with the Piling & Foundation Specialists Federation »

First UK project for Mega Jack 800

First UK project for Mega Jack 800

3. March 2016 | Comments (0)

Heavy transport and lifting company ALE is preparing for the Mega Jack 800’s first UK project »

Crane collapse on bridge job

Crane collapse on bridge job

2. March 2016 | Comments (0)

The boom of a ringer crane collapsed on Feb 19th while working on a bridge on the Ohio River »

Sennebogens for Seaway

Sennebogens for Seaway

2. March 2016 | Comments (0)

Dutch international Oil and gas contractor Seaway Heavy Lifting has purchased two Sennebogen crawler cranes »

New hydraulics company

New hydraulics company

2. March 2016 | Comments (0)

A new company - Integrated Hydraulics Solutions (IHS) - has opened in Sheffield, UK »

Nic Hamilton to host Vertikal Days awards

Nic Hamilton to host Vertikal Days awards

1. March 2016 | Comments (0)

This year's Stars of the Future apprentice awards will be held at Vertikal Days with Nic Hamilton the host »

Two tower crane falls in France

Two tower crane falls in France

1. March 2016 | Comments (2)

A tower crane collapsed on a job site on the south side of Nantes, France, on Thursday »

New York forms crane panel

New York forms crane panel

1. March 2016 | Comments (0)

New York has appointed a ‘technical working group’with the aim of introducing new rules for crawler cranes »

Near miss in UK

Near miss in UK

1. March 2016 | Comments (0)

A large All Terrain crane suffered an outrigger beam failure on a job in Southern England last week. »

Boom truck overturn in Texas

Boom truck overturn in Texas

1. March 2016 | Comments (0)

A boom truck overturned on a highway in Beaumont, Texas on Saturday while installing overhead gantry beams »

Falcon pleads guilty

Falcon pleads guilty

29. February 2016 | Comments (3)

UK based Falcon Crane Hire has pleaded guilty to charges relating to the Battersea tower crane collapse in 2006, after charges against MD Doug Genge were dropped. »

More port cranes to Hutchison

More port cranes to Hutchison

29. February 2016 | Comments (0)

Terex Port Solutions is to supply two more Terex ship-to-shore cranes to TICTS Hutchison Port Holdings »

Outriggerpads expands Hi Viz range

Outriggerpads expands Hi Viz range

29. February 2016 | Comments (1)

IAPS owned Outriggerpads has expanded its Hi Viz range with two new spreader plates »

H&E slips

H&E slips

29. February 2016 | Comments (0)

US based sales and rental company H&E Equipment has reported lower full year revenues and profits »

Sales manager for Magna in France

Sales manager for Magna in France

29. February 2016 | Comments (0)

Crane/Off Road tyre supplier Magna Tyres has appointed Christophe Cantou as sales manager for the South of France »

Getting ready for the Oscars

Getting ready for the Oscars

26. February 2016 | Comments (5)

The annual Academy Awards/the Oscars will be announced this weekend and a telehandler is helping set up »

Five new Spierings for Mammoet

Five new Spierings for Mammoet

26. February 2016 | Comments (0)

Mammoet Nederland has placed an order for five new four axle Spierings SK 597-AT4 mobile tower cranes »

New Grove GMK 4100L

New Grove GMK 4100L

26. February 2016 | Comments (0)

Grove will launch a more compact 100t GMK 4100L All Terrain crane, the with improved capacities »

Double fatality in man basket

Double fatality in man basket

26. February 2016 | Comments (3)

Two men in a man basket died when the jib of a luffing tower crane collapsed in Opole, Poland »

Terex pushes Zoomlion for more

Terex pushes Zoomlion for more

25. February 2016 | Comments (0)

Terex has told Zoomlion that it will need to improve its $3.3 billion offer if it is to drop its merger with Konecranes »

Five Liebherr ATs for Bryn Thomas

Five Liebherr ATs for Bryn Thomas

25. February 2016 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Bryn Thomas Cranes has purchased five new Liebherr All-Terrain cranes »

New Spierings for Quinto

New Spierings for Quinto

24. February 2016 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Quinto Crane and Plant has taken delivery of a four axle Spierings SK 597-AT4 »

Liebherrs for Kiesabbau Wiedemann

Liebherrs for Kiesabbau Wiedemann

24. February 2016 | Comments (0)

Dragline rental company Kiesabbau Wiedemann has taken delivery of four Liebherr duty cycle cranes »

Six Groves for Nordic

Six Groves for Nordic

24. February 2016 | Comments (0)

Norwegian crane rental company Nordic Crane has taken delivery of six new Grove All Terrain cranes »

Change at the top for Rami

Change at the top for Rami

23. February 2016 | Comments (0)

Ramirent has appointed a new chief executive, Tapio Kolunsarka who will replace Magnus Rosén »

Tower crane fire and collapse in Melbourne

Tower crane fire and collapse in Melbourne

23. February 2016 | Comments (1)

A tower crane jib came down in Melbourne, Australia today following a fire in the engine compartment »

More senior appointments at Hewden

More senior appointments at Hewden

23. February 2016 | Comments (0)

UK crane, access and telehandler rental company Hewden has made several senior appointments »

New VP engineering for Trojan

New VP engineering for Trojan

23. February 2016 | Comments (0)

US based Trojan Battery has appointed Michael Everett as senior vice president of engineering »

New York crane rules affecting construction

New York crane rules affecting construction

22. February 2016 | Comments (0)

Construction companies in New York are being affected by the Cities stricter rules on the use of crawler cranes »

Maeda launches new mini crane

Maeda launches new mini crane

22. February 2016 | Comments (0)

Maeda has unveiled its new six tonne capacity CC1485S-1 mini crawler crane. »

Crane operator fired for refusing high wind working

Crane operator fired for refusing high wind working

22. February 2016 | Comments (2)

A crane operator in Israel has lost her job after refusing to work in strong winds that reportedly put her at risk »

Terex suspends work on Konecranes deal

Terex suspends work on Konecranes deal

20. February 2016 | Comments (0)

Terex has suspended all integration work on its merger with Finland's Konecranes »

Ritchie Bros acquires Mascus

Ritchie Bros acquires Mascus

19. February 2016 | Comments (0)

Ritchie Bros has acquired online equipment listing service Mascus International Holding »

Five new Liebherrs for ALL

Five new Liebherrs for ALL

19. February 2016 | Comments (0)

The ALL crane and access rental group has ordered five new Liebherr All Terrain cranes »

Manitowoc adds Columbian service centre

Manitowoc adds Columbian service centre

19. February 2016 | Comments (1)

E McAllister has been appointed to handle after sales support for Manitowoc and Grove cranes in Columbia »

Another fatal load drop

Another fatal load drop

19. February 2016 | Comments (2)

A man was killed and one injured when a sling broke as a crane lifted a generator in Hannover, NJ yesterday »

Rescue crane overturn

Rescue crane overturn

18. February 2016 | Comments (1)

A wrecker crane overturned yesterday in Mason City, Iowa, while removing a burnt out trailer on the highway »

Another AC700 for Wiesbauer

Another AC700 for Wiesbauer

18. February 2016 | Comments (0)

German crane rental company Wiesbauer has taken delivery of its new 700 tonne Terex AC700 »

Tough quarter for Terex Cranes

Tough quarter for Terex Cranes

17. February 2016 | Comments (0)

Terex Cranes has reported another tough quarter in terms of both revenues and profits »

Three Böckers for Graham Jones

Three Böckers for Graham Jones

17. February 2016 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Graham Jones Crane Hire has purchased three Böcker truck mounted cranes »

Zoomlion confirms Terex bid

Zoomlion confirms Terex bid

17. February 2016 | Comments (0)

Chinese crane and equipment manufacturer Zoomlion has confirmed its $3.3 billion bid for Terex this morning »

The latest Cranes & Access is online

The latest Cranes & Access is online

16. February 2016 | Comments (0)

The latest digital issue of Cranes & Access magazine is on-line and available to read or download »

Fatal load drop

Fatal load drop

16. February 2016 | Comments (0)

A man died yesterday on a building site in Weybridge, UK when a load of steel was dropped during unloading »

Tat Hong slips into the red

Tat Hong slips into the red

16. February 2016 | Comments (0)

Singapore based crane rental company Tat Hong has posted a loss in the quarter to the end of December »

First MLC650 in Korea

First MLC650 in Korea

15. February 2016 | Comments (0)

South Korean rental company Shinui Petra has taken delivery of the first Manitowoc MLC650 in the country »

New company for Ron Defeo

New company for Ron Defeo

15. February 2016 | Comments (0)

Ex-Terex chief executive Ron Defeo has taken up a new full time job as chief executive of Kennametal »

Sparrows & Miguel

Sparrows & Miguel

12. February 2016 | Comments (0)

Oil & gas lifting services provider Sparrows Group has extended its operations to Trinidad and Tobago »

Hiab & Kalmar soar

Hiab & Kalmar soar

12. February 2016 | Comments (0)

Hiab/Kalmar owner Cargotec has reported a strong year and fourth quarter for the two companies »

Strong pick up for Rami

Strong pick up for Rami

12. February 2016 | Comments (0)

Finnish international rental company Ramirent has reported a strong fourth quarter almost doubling profits »

India’s first Terex Explorer 5800

India’s first Terex Explorer 5800

12. February 2016 | Comments (0)

H N Construction of Bokaro Steel City, India, has taken delivery of a new Terex Explorer 5800 All Terrain crane »

Last chance for Jobs

Last chance for Jobs

11. February 2016 | Comments (0)

If you are looking to recruit a crane, access or telehandler person or looking for a new job don't miss the deadline »

Tadano up eight

Tadano up eight

11. February 2016 | Comments (0)

Tadano has released its third quarter results with an eight percent YTD rise in both sales and profits »

Huisman CEO departs

Huisman CEO departs

11. February 2016 | Comments (0)

Dutch heavy crane manufacturer Huisman has announced the immediate departure of CEO André Meijer »

New Valla crawler

New Valla crawler

11. February 2016 | Comments (0)

Manitex Valla has delivered the first units of an all new nine tonne pick & carry crawler crane, the 90TRX »

Manitou takes Man’go to OZ

Manitou takes Man’go to OZ

10. February 2016 | Comments (1)

Manitou is launching its new 33ft Man’go 12, 4x4 articulated boom lift in Australia »

Genie updates  GTH-844

Genie updates GTH-844

9. February 2016 | Comments (0)

Genie has unveiled an updated version of its 3.6 tonne/13.36 metre North American GTH-844 telehandler »

Excavator does not make a good crane

Excavator does not make a good crane

9. February 2016 | Comments (2)

An excavator being used as a crane to lift a large suspended load overturned into Tampa Bay, Florida »

Mammoet sells salvage business

Mammoet sells salvage business

9. February 2016 | Comments (0)

Mammoet has sold its Salvage business to Koole Contractors, which will rebrand as Koole Mammoet Salvage »

Ainscough drivers strike again

Ainscough drivers strike again

9. February 2016 | Comments (1)

Crane operators at UK rental company Ainscough were out on strike yesterday in their second one day stoppage »

ALE takes 240 Scheuerle SPMTs

ALE takes 240 Scheuerle SPMTs

8. February 2016 | Comments (0)

ALE has taken delivery of 240 Scheuerle Self Propelled Modular Transporters (SPMTs) axle lines »

Big Crawler for Hanchang

Big Crawler for Hanchang

8. February 2016 | Comments (0)

South Korean based Hanchang Heavy Equipment has taken delivery of an Liebherr 11000 crawler crane »

Tat Hong releases Chinese crane results

Tat Hong releases Chinese crane results

8. February 2016 | Comments (0)

Tat Hong Holdings has released results for its Chinese tower crane rental business prior to flotation »

Link Belt HTT for Bauma

Link Belt HTT for Bauma

5. February 2016 | Comments (0)

Link Belt will launch its new 100 tonne HTT-86110 Telescopic Truck Terrain crane at bauma »

New records for Palfinger

New records for Palfinger

5. February 2016 | Comments (0)

Palfinger has posted its results for 2015, showing a strong improvement in both revenues and profits. »

Large crawler overturns in Manhattan

Large crawler overturns in Manhattan

5. February 2016 | Comments (11)

A large crawler crane has overturned in Lower Manhattan, New York this morning, killing one person and injuring two others »

Crane roll and rescue

Crane roll and rescue

5. February 2016 | Comments (0)

A five axle All Terrain ran off the road and rolled down a bank on the island of Usedom in Northern Germany »

New Grove dealer for Indonesia

New Grove dealer for Indonesia

5. February 2016 | Comments (0)

PT SH Machinery Indonesia has been appointed as Grove All Terrain crane distributor for Indonesia »

New crane catches fire

New crane catches fire

5. February 2016 | Comments (1)

A new All Terrain crane caught fire and was badly damaged on the A9 road near Trockau, Bavaria. »

Link Belt’s top 5

Link Belt’s top 5

5. February 2016 | Comments (0)

Link Belt has announced its top five distributors for 2015, based sales and marketing of Link-Belt cranes »

Heavy lift record

Heavy lift record

5. February 2016 | Comments (0)

The world's largest self-propelled single boom crane vessel has achieved a new heavy lift record. »

Fatal fall from crane

4. February 2016 | Comments (0)

An electrician at a GM plant in Ohio fell to his death from the overhead crane he was working on this Tuesday »

27 straddle carriers for New Jersey

27 straddle carriers for New Jersey

4. February 2016 | Comments (0)

New Jersey-based Maher Terminals has ordered 27 Kalmar ESC350 straddle carriers »

New fibre rope crane from MacGregor

New fibre rope crane from MacGregor

4. February 2016 | Comments (0)

MacGregor has introduced a fibre-rope crane for the offshore industry in partnership with Parkburn »

Jekko pipe manipulator

Jekko pipe manipulator

3. February 2016 | Comments (0)

Italian mini crane manufacturer Jekko has launched a new pipe manipulator attachment for its SPX 1040 »

Australian partner for Parker

Australian partner for Parker

3. February 2016 | Comments (0)

Parker Hannifin has appointed EnerMech Australia as distributor in the Australian oil and gas sector »

Revenues rise at Kobelco Cranes

Revenues rise at Kobelco Cranes

2. February 2016 | Comments (0)

Kobe Steel has published third quarter results with higher revenues but lower profits in the Crane business »

Kalmar to shift stacking cranes to China

Kalmar to shift stacking cranes to China

2. February 2016 | Comments (0)

Kalmar has announced plans to move its Automatic Stacking Crane production to China »

UK's first  Liebherr LTC 1050-3.1

UK's first Liebherr LTC 1050-3.1

1. February 2016 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Lee Lifting Services has added the UK’s first LTC 1050-3.1 to its fleet »

Ainscough strike goes ahead

Ainscough strike goes ahead

1. February 2016 | Comments (19)

The first one day strike at UK crane rental company Ainscough has begun with pickets outside some depots »

Sennebogen dragline for RDR in NZ

Sennebogen dragline for RDR in NZ

1. February 2016 | Comments (0)

Pace Cranes has delivered a Sennebogen dragline to Rangitata Diversion Race Management in New Zealand. »

Manitowoc Crane to raise $250 million

Manitowoc Crane to raise $250 million

29. January 2016 | Comments (0)

Manitowoc is to raise $250 million to pay off corporate debt prior to the spin off of its food service division »

Record year for Liebherr

Record year for Liebherr

29. January 2016 | Comments (0)

Liebherr has issued its full year revenues, prior to the publication of its annual report in June »

Manitowoc mothballs Brazilian plant

Manitowoc mothballs Brazilian plant

29. January 2016 | Comments (0)

Manitowoc has suspended crane production at its Passo Fundo plant in Brazil, »

First new Kato in Scotland

First new Kato in Scotland

29. January 2016 | Comments (0)

Scotland's Horizon Reinforcing & Crane Hire has taken delivery of a new 35 tonne Kato CR-350Ri »

Digital Kran & Bühne

Digital Kran & Bühne

29. January 2016 | Comments (0)

The latest digital version of Kran & Bühne magazine is now online and available to read or download, »

First Liebherr for Central

First Liebherr for Central

29. January 2016 | Comments (0)

UK based Central Crane Hire (Hull) has taken delivery of its first Liebherr a 60 tonne three axle LTM 1060-3.1 »

Manitowoc ends 19% down

Manitowoc ends 19% down

28. January 2016 | Comments (0)

Manitowoc Crane has published its full year results, revenues fell 19 percent with a steeper drop in profits »

Softer quarter for United

Softer quarter for United

28. January 2016 | Comments (0)

United Rentals has ended the year with revenues up almost three percent, while profits were over 13 percent higher. »

Tat Hong goes negative

Tat Hong goes negative

27. January 2016 | Comments (0)

Singapore based crane group Tat Hong has indicated that it will report a loss for the third quarter. »

ALE plans 3,400 tonne capacity jib

ALE plans 3,400 tonne capacity jib

27. January 2016 | Comments (0)

ALE plans to build a 3,400 tonne capacity, heavy-duty jib for its ultra-heavy lift AL.SK190 and AL.SK350 cranes »

Fatal crane overturn

Fatal crane overturn

27. January 2016 | Comments (5)

A lattice truck crane overturned yesterday in American Fork, Utah, resulting in the death of a banksman »

Zoomlion bids for Terex

Zoomlion bids for Terex

26. January 2016 | Comments (0)

Terex has confirmed that it has received an unsolicited acquisition proposal from Chinese crane makler Zoomlion »

First Liebherr for Coussens

First Liebherr for Coussens

25. January 2016 | Comments (0)

UK crane rental company Coussens of Bexhill has taken delivery of its first new Liebherr crane an LTM 1160-5.2 »

Ainscough operators to strike

Ainscough operators to strike

25. January 2016 | Comments (96)

Operators at UK crane rental company Ainscough have voted for strike action and rejected a two year pay offer »

Business development manager for Straightpoint

Business development manager for Straightpoint

22. January 2016 | Comments (0)

UK based load weighing company Straightpoint has appointed David Mullard as business development manager »

Unintended luffing

Unintended luffing

22. January 2016 | Comments (2)

As two cranes lowered an oil drilling platform the weight of the load caused some unintended consequences »

Soft Texas verge

Soft Texas verge

21. January 2016 | Comments (0)

A truck transporting a Rough Terrain crane overturned in Victoria, Texas on Tuesday »

21 new cranes for Hewden

21 new cranes for Hewden

20. January 2016 | Comments (1)

UK rental company Hewden has started taking delivery of 21 new Tadano cranes, ranging up to 220 tonnes »

Grove to launch new RT at Bauma

Grove to launch new RT at Bauma

20. January 2016 | Comments (0)

Grove will unveil a new 90 tonne Rough Terrain crane, the GRT8100 at bauma in April »

Rostock takes the lead for Liebherr Maritime

Rostock takes the lead for Liebherr Maritime

19. January 2016 | Comments (0)

Liebherr is centralising design, sales and customer service for maritime cranes at its Rostock plant in Germany »

12 heavy lift cranes order for MacGregor

12 heavy lift cranes order for MacGregor

18. January 2016 | Comments (0)

Marine crane manufacturer MacGregor has won an order for 12 450 tonne heavy-lift cranes »

First UK Liftace 5-31 reach stacker

First UK Liftace 5-31 reach stacker

18. January 2016 | Comments (0)

The Port of Blyth has taken delivery of the first Terex Liftace 5-31 reachstacker in the UK »

Crane hits power lines

Crane hits power lines

18. January 2016 | Comments (0)

Two men died and two burned in Lahore, Pakistan yesterday when a crane's boom touched a power line »

Tony Green 1933 – 2016

Tony Green 1933 – 2016

15. January 2016 | Comments (3)

We have received the news that Tony Green of lifting gear supplier Taunton Lifting Services has died UPDATED »

Dropped boom

Dropped boom

15. January 2016 | Comments (0)

A barge mounted crawler crane in New York dropped its boom in the early hours Thursday morning »

Crane on stilts

Crane on stilts

15. January 2016 | Comments (3)

A photo sent in by a UK reader shows a self-erecting tower crane with a natural base with a difference »

Another Kobelco CKE135G for BPH

Another Kobelco CKE135G for BPH

15. January 2016 | Comments (0)

UK-based BPH Equipment has received its sixth 135 tonne Kobelco CKE1350G lattice boom crawler crane »

Crane overturn in Gdansk

Crane overturn in Gdansk

15. January 2016 | Comments (1)

A dockside crane overturned in Gdansk, Poland yesterday, injuring the crane operator and another man »

Hewden acquires Interlift

Hewden acquires Interlift

14. January 2016 | Comments (0)

UK crane, access and telehandler rental company Hewden has acquired lifting gear supplier Interlift »

Crane off road

Crane off road

14. January 2016 | Comments (0)

An All Terrain crane ran onto the verge of a road in Suffolk, UK, causing significant traffic disruption yesterday. »

13 big Manitowocs for Maxim

13 big Manitowocs for Maxim

14. January 2016 | Comments (0)

US based Maxim Crane is taking delivery of 13 new Manitowoc crawler cranes, including five 16000 eight MLC 650 »

Crane boom over the road

Crane boom over the road

14. January 2016 | Comments (0)

The boom of a Rough Terrain crane slewed over the side as it was being transported down I-69, in Indiana »

Crane overturns in San Diego

Crane overturns in San Diego

14. January 2016 | Comments (0)

A Rough Terrain crane overturned at a road construction site on Route 15 in San Diego yesterday »

Crane operator injured in Brussels UPDATED

13. January 2016 | Comments (0)

A crane operator was reported to have been badly injured in Brussels on Tuesday »

Tree takes crane out

Tree takes crane out

13. January 2016 | Comments (2)

A truck crane overturned in Anderson Indiana yesterday while removing a tree at Anderson University »

Clean fuel for Mammoet Netherlands

Clean fuel for Mammoet Netherlands

13. January 2016 | Comments (0)

Dutch heavy lift company Mammoet is switching from diesel to Shell GTL fuel on its cranes and trucks »

The latest Cranes & Access is online

The latest Cranes & Access is online

12. January 2016 | Comments (0)

The latest digital issue of Cranes & Access magazine is on-line and available to read or download. »

Four 500t Liebherrs for Amquip

Four 500t Liebherrs for Amquip

12. January 2016 | Comments (1)

US based AmQuip Crane Rental has ordered four new 500 tonne Liebherr LR 1500 crawler cranes »

OSHA settles fatal overturn

OSHA settles fatal overturn

12. January 2016 | Comments (0)

OSHA has settled with Mass Bay Electrical over a fatal crane/platform overturning incident in 2014 »

Link Belt upgrades HTC-3140

Link Belt upgrades HTC-3140

12. January 2016 | Comments (0)

Link Belt is upgrading its 120 tonne HTC-3140 and long boom HTC-3140LB truck cranes »

One Stop Rigging

One Stop Rigging

11. January 2016 | Comments (0)

Danish company Fyns Kran Udstyr has launched a concept, it is calling One Stop Rigging – OSR for short »

Leaning tower rescued

Leaning tower rescued

11. January 2016 | Comments (1)

A tower crane had to be quickly dismantled yesterday as it began to lose stability near Zurich, Switzerland »

New COO for Ringpower

New COO for Ringpower

11. January 2016 | Comments (0)

Ringpower Corp, the Florida based crane dealer has appointed David Alban as chief operating officer »

Auburn Crane to the rescue

Auburn Crane to the rescue

8. January 2016 | Comments (0)

17 miners stuck 275 metres down a lift shaft in Lansing, New York were rescued on Wednesday night by a crane »

New branch for H&E

New branch for H&E

7. January 2016 | Comments (0)

H&E Equipment has opened a new branch in Benicia, California, on the north east side of San Francisco, »

Lomma files for bankruptcy

Lomma files for bankruptcy

7. January 2016 | Comments (0)

New York crane owner James Lomma has filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in face of $96 million compensation claim »

Crane boom down

Crane boom down

7. January 2016 | Comments (1)

A crawler crane boom came down onto a barge from which another crane was working in Florida yesterday. »

CE version of Smart-Rig crane

CE version of Smart-Rig crane

6. January 2016 | Comments (0)

US based Smart-Rig Cranes has introduced a CE certified version of its S1 micro crane, the S1 Global. »

Crane collapse on Thai bridge

Crane collapse on Thai bridge

5. January 2016 | Comments (0)

A tower crane lost its jib this morning on a bridge construction near Ayutthaya in Thailand injuring 13 »

Liebherr Canada expands

Liebherr Canada expands

4. January 2016 | Comments (1)

Liebherr Canada has opened its expanded facility in Burlington, Ontario and promoted Tim Petersen to MD »

Kevin Parkes takes over at Finning UK

Kevin Parkes takes over at Finning UK

4. January 2016 | Comments (0)

Ex Hewden CEO Kevin Parkes will take over as MD of Finning UK/Ireland at the start of next month »

Who recognises this crane?

Who recognises this crane?

2. January 2016 | Comments (3)

A reader has sent us a photograph of a truck mounted crane on a Foden chassis, but who made the superstructure? »

Happy New Year

Happy New Year

1. January 2016 | Comments (1)

We wish you all a very happy, healthy, safe and fantastically prosperous year in 2016. »

CIT to provide Sany finance

CIT to provide Sany finance

31. December 2015 | Comments (0)

CIT Equipment Finance has signed a finance programme supply agreement with Sany America »

Manitex sells Load King

Manitex sells Load King

31. December 2015 | Comments (0)

Manitex has sold its Load King trailer division to Utility One Source, for $6.5 million in cash »

KBW forms new partnership

KBW forms new partnership

29. December 2015 | Comments (0)

KBW, the owner of Raimondi tower cranes has formed a partnership with Brazilian company Progen »

New CEO for Manitowoc Cranes

New CEO for Manitowoc Cranes

28. December 2015 | Comments (0)

Manitowoc Cranes has appointed Barry L. Pennypacker as chief executive, effective immediately »

Manitou appoints Walter Payton

Manitou appoints Walter Payton

28. December 2015 | Comments (0)

Manitou has appointed Chicago based Walter Payton as a dealer for its full range of telehandlers »

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

24. December 2015 | Comments (0)

For many, probably most, of our readers the Christmas celebrations are upon us, and we will all certainly be joining in »

Tower crane fire in Singapore

Tower crane fire in Singapore

24. December 2015 | Comments (0)

A tower crane in Singapore burst into flames this morning after it was apparently struck by lightning »

Outrigger safety alert

Outrigger safety alert

23. December 2015 | Comments (0)

WorkCover Queensland has issued a safety alert highlighting the risks of inadequate support under outrigger feet »

Bonfiglioli acquires O&K Antriebstechnik

Bonfiglioli acquires O&K Antriebstechnik

23. December 2015 | Comments (0)

Bonfiglioli has acquired a majority stake in German crawler crane transmission manufacturer O&K Antriebstechnik »

Baldwins hit for £900,000

Baldwins hit for £900,000

22. December 2015 | Comments (6)

UK based Baldwins Crane Hire has been fined £700,000 plus £200,000 in costs after being found guilty of corporate manslaughter for the death of its operator Lindsay Easton »

New head of manufacturing at Ace

New head of manufacturing at Ace

22. December 2015 | Comments (0)

US overhead crane company Ace has promoted Kevin Beavers to vice president of crane manufacturing. »

Another tree another crane

Another tree another crane

22. December 2015 | Comments (1)

A truck mounted crane overturned in Plymouth, Massachusetts yesterday while lifting tree sections »

Wynne takes Rentalresult

Wynne takes Rentalresult

21. December 2015 | Comments (0)

US based rental software supplier Wynne Systems has acquired rentalresult owner Result Group »

Kobelco to merge Cranes and Construction

Kobelco to merge Cranes and Construction

21. December 2015 | Comments (0)

Kobelco Construction Machinery and Kobelco Cranes have announced the decision today to merge the businesses »

400 tonner for Mammoet Deutschland

400 tonner for Mammoet Deutschland

21. December 2015 | Comments (0)

Mammoet Deutschland has taken delivery of a new 400 tonne Liebherr All Terrain crane »

40 years with Liebherr

40 years with Liebherr

21. December 2015 | Comments (0)

Contractor Anton Schick has taken delivery of a new Liebherr LTM 1160-5.2 All Terrain crane »

40 years of BPH

40 years of BPH

19. December 2015 | Comments (0)

UK crawler and foundation crane specialist BPH Equipment has celebrated its 40th anniversary this week »

Bigger Jekko pick & carry crane

Bigger Jekko pick & carry crane

18. December 2015 | Comments (1)

Jekko has introduced a new electric pick & carry crane, the five tonne Minipicker MPK50 »

More Tadano ATs for Sims

More Tadano ATs for Sims

18. December 2015 | Comments (0)

Florida, US based Sims Crane & Equipment has taken delivery of 17 new Tadano ATF All Terrain cranes »

Comansa launches new 21LC450

Comansa launches new 21LC450

18. December 2015 | Comments (0)

Comansa has launched a new 21LC450 flat top tower crane and made changes to the LC2100 series »

New Jekko dealer for Denmark

New Jekko dealer for Denmark

18. December 2015 | Comments (0)

Jekko has appointed Tvis Vognmands Forretning as its spider crane dealer for Denmark. »

Mammoet expands US crane fleet

Mammoet expands US crane fleet

17. December 2015 | Comments (0)

Dutch international heavy lift company Mammoet is expanding its US rental fleet with a $100 million investment »

Five guilty of Mecca crane disaster

Five guilty of Mecca crane disaster

17. December 2015 | Comments (0)

Five senior technical and engineering officials are likely to be charged in Mecca crane overturn »

Ramirent announces management changes

Ramirent announces management changes

16. December 2015 | Comments (0)

Ramirent is changing its senior management structure and has confirmed the appointment of Pierre Brorsson CFO »

Last chance to participate

Last chance to participate

16. December 2015 | Comments (0)

Time is running out to participate in our annual rental rate survey, forms are on on-line »

Fassi extends small crane range

Fassi extends small crane range

15. December 2015 | Comments (0)

Fassi has continued to upgrade its small crane range with the launch of two new models »

Tower crane operator fatality

Tower crane operator fatality

14. December 2015 | Comments (0)

A luffing jib tower crane operator has died in his cab after suffering a cardiac arrest on a site in London »

New ATs for Floßdorf

New ATs for Floßdorf

14. December 2015 | Comments (0)

German crane and heavy haulage contractor Dietmar Floßdorf has added two new Liebherr All Terrain cranes »

A miraculous escape

A miraculous escape

11. December 2015 | Comments (4)

Two men survived a high speed collision with the counterweight from a foundation crane in Singapore »

Leaving the road abruptly

Leaving the road abruptly

11. December 2015 | Comments (0)

A crane left the road yesterday near Coucourde between Lyon and Avignon, blocking the D74 »

Bauma acquires CTT

Bauma acquires CTT

11. December 2015 | Comments (0)

Messe München owner of bauma - has acquired the big Russian equipment exhibition - CTT Expo »

Essex Crane to delist

Essex Crane to delist

11. December 2015 | Comments (0)

US crane rental company Essex has decided to delist its shares and withdraw registration with the SEC »

Hewden exits cabin hire

Hewden exits cabin hire

10. December 2015 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Hewden has sold its cabin hire/portable accommodation business to the Warnick group, for an undisclosed sum. »

Guylain Turgeon joins Equippo

Guylain Turgeon joins Equippo

10. December 2015 | Comments (0)

Ex Ritchies senior executive Guylain Turgeon has joined Swiss online equipment trader Equippo as a partner »

Modulift adds to distribution network

Modulift adds to distribution network

10. December 2015 | Comments (0)

Modulift has appointed Green Line Colombia and Saudi Dutest to sell its products in Columbia and Saudi Arabia »

Two Liebherr luffers for MoMA Tower

Two Liebherr luffers for MoMA Tower

9. December 2015 | Comments (0)

The first of two Liebherr 710 HC-L luffing tower cranes is on the MoMA Tower jobsite in New York City. »

Imperial Crane snaps up Speedway

Imperial Crane snaps up Speedway

9. December 2015 | Comments (0)

US crane rental company Imperial Crane Services has acquired Speedway Crane, of Joliet, Illinois »

TII acquires Tratec

TII acquires Tratec

9. December 2015 | Comments (0)

The German based TII group, has acquired the civilian products of Indian trailer manufacturer Tratec »

Unic 706 goes nuclear

Unic 706 goes nuclear

8. December 2015 | Comments (0)

UK nuclear management contractor Magnox has taken delivery of a new Unic URW-706 spider crane »

10 Terex Gottwald harbour cranes to India

10 Terex Gottwald harbour cranes to India

8. December 2015 | Comments (0)

Terex Port Solutions has taken orders for 10 diesel-electric harbour cranes from seven customers in India. »

Brisbane to Sydney by bike

Brisbane to Sydney by bike

8. December 2015 | Comments (1)

Sebastian Wilkinson has cycled the 1,200km from Brisbane to Sydney in just under five days for Charity »

Self-erecting overturn

Self-erecting overturn

8. December 2015 | Comments (0)

A self-erecting tower crane overturned yesterday on a building site in Nussloch, near Heidelberg, Germany »

New Palfinger dealer in Israel

New Palfinger dealer in Israel

8. December 2015 | Comments (0)

The Ha'argaz group has taken over the distribution of Palfinger cranes in Israel »

Georgia crane college opens

Georgia crane college opens

8. December 2015 | Comments (0)

West Georgia Technical College has opened its new crane training centre in partnership with Crane Industry Services »

New director for ALE UK

New director for ALE UK

7. December 2015 | Comments (1)

Heavy lift and transport company ALE has appointed Darren Adams as its new director for the UK business »

Six further LR1300 for Bhoir

Six further LR1300 for Bhoir

7. December 2015 | Comments (0)

Indian crane and offshore company Bhoir has ordered six new 300t Liebherr LR1300SX crawler cranes »

Brisbane crane acrobatics

Brisbane crane acrobatics

7. December 2015 | Comments (0)

A man climbed the lattice boom and jib of a truck crane on Saturday night in Brisbane, Australia »

Ainscough acquires Specialist Crane

Ainscough acquires Specialist Crane

5. December 2015 | Comments (8)

UK crane rental company Ainscough has acquired Specialist Crane Hire Ltd, in an all share deal »

Liebherr sells third LR13000

Liebherr sells third LR13000

4. December 2015 | Comments (0)

Liebherr has sold its third 3,000 tonne LR 13000 crawler crane, the crane will ship to Mexico in the spring »

Ainscough adds new regional director

Ainscough adds new regional director

4. December 2015 | Comments (21)

Anna Kingan has joined UK based Ainscough Crane Hire as operations director for the new South East Region »

New Böcker cranes for 2016

New Böcker cranes for 2016

3. December 2015 | Comments (0)

Böcker is planning to add three new aluminium cranes to its product line for 2016. »

8 large Tadano RTs for Bragg

8 large Tadano RTs for Bragg

3. December 2015 | Comments (0)

US based rental company Bragg Crane Service has taken delivery of eight new Tadano GR-900XL RT cranes »

NY accepts CCO certifications

NY accepts CCO certifications

2. December 2015 | Comments (0)

The New York City Department of Buildings has approved the CCO Rigger and Signalman certifications »

Baldwins guilty of corporate manslaughter

Baldwins guilty of corporate manslaughter

1. December 2015 | Comments (23)

UK crane rental company Baldwins Crane Hire has been found guilty of corporate manslaughter »

Terry Marnock to retire

Terry Marnock to retire

1. December 2015 | Comments (8)

Terry Marnock is to retire from Kranlyft at the end of this year after 35 years with the company »

Kran & Bühne online

Kran & Bühne online

30. November 2015 | Comments (0)

The latest digital version of Kran & Bühne magazine is now online and available to read or download »

Digital VP for Cargotec

Digital VP for Cargotec

30. November 2015 | Comments (0)

Cargotec - owner of Hiab, Kalmar and MacGregor, has appointed Lasse Eriksson as vice president, digitalisation »

JMG crane for Mechstroymost

JMG crane for Mechstroymost

30. November 2015 | Comments (0)

Russian construction company Mechstroymost has purchased its first pick & carry crane,a JMG »

IMC buys 30 cranes from Prangl

IMC buys 30 cranes from Prangl

30. November 2015 | Comments (0)

German used equipment sales company IMC has purchased 30 used cranes from Austria's Prangl »

New Record for Hi-Viz

New Record for Hi-Viz

27. November 2015 | Comments (1)

UK contractor Balfour Beatty and Abbeyfield School have broken the World Record for people wearing hi-viz vests »

Cranes & Access is online

Cranes & Access is online

27. November 2015 | Comments (0)

The latest digital issue of Cranes & Access magazine is on-line and available to read or download »

Marlboro takes LTM 1300

Marlboro takes LTM 1300

27. November 2015 | Comments (0)

South Africa-based Marlboro Crane Hire has taken delivery of a Liebherr 300 tonne LTM 1300-6.2 »

Tilbury takes second LHM 550

Tilbury takes second LHM 550

26. November 2015 | Comments (0)

Forth Ports has purchased a second Liebherr LHM 550 mobile harbour crane for The Port of Tilbury, London. »

New record for Tadano

New record for Tadano

25. November 2015 | Comments (0)

Tadano has issued its second quarter results with half year revenues exceeding ¥100 billion for the first time »

Crawler crane over in Virginia

Crawler crane over in Virginia

25. November 2015 | Comments (0)

A crawler crane overturned yesterday on the site of a new elementary school in Manassas, Virginia »

Kalmar RTG cranes for Casablanca

Kalmar RTG cranes for Casablanca

25. November 2015 | Comments (0)

Marsa Maroc has ordered seven Kalmar rubber-tyred gantry cranes for a new container terminal in Casablanca. »

Soft ground overturn

Soft ground overturn

24. November 2015 | Comments (2)

A crane overturned at a refinery owned by Suncor in Commerce City, Colorodo on Saturday »

Terex Crawler for McCrossin

Terex Crawler for McCrossin

24. November 2015 | Comments (0)

Pennsylvania based contractor McCrossin has taken delivery of an 80 ton (72.5 tonnes) Terex HC 80 crawler crane »

Hewden restructures sales & marketing

Hewden restructures sales & marketing

23. November 2015 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Hewden has appointed a new sales & marketing director and three new sales directors »

New Kato for Coussens

New Kato for Coussens

23. November 2015 | Comments (0)

Crane rental company Coussens of Bexhill has taken one of the first Kato CR-200Ri city cranes »

Link Belt opens Training and QA Centre

Link Belt opens Training and QA Centre

23. November 2015 | Comments (0)

Link Belt has opened its new Training and Quality Assurance Centre in Lexington, Kentucky »

Refugees occupy tower cranes

Refugees occupy tower cranes

20. November 2015 | Comments (2)

Eight refugees occupied two tower cranes at a construction site in Brussels earlier this week »

Luffing jib for Jekko SPX1275CDH

Luffing jib for Jekko SPX1275CDH

20. November 2015 | Comments (0)

Dutch crane rental company Saan has purchased the first Jekko SPX1275CDH with hydraulic luffing jib »

Crane finds lost septic tank

Crane finds lost septic tank

20. November 2015 | Comments (0)

A crane lifting trees in New Hampshire yesterday overturned when an outrigger broke into an underground tank »

State of the art crane for Newport

State of the art crane for Newport

20. November 2015 | Comments (0)

UK based ABP has purchased a new Liebherr LHM 180 mobile harbour crane for the port of Newport »

Fatal tower crane collapse in Vietnam

Fatal tower crane collapse in Vietnam

19. November 2015 | Comments (0)

A tower crane collapsed into a busy street in Hai Phong, Vietnam, yesterday killing a man on a motor bike »

Profits halved at Tat Hong

Profits halved at Tat Hong

18. November 2015 | Comments (0)

Tat Hong has reported another tough quarter to the end of September, with profits more than halved »

Off to the South Pole

Off to the South Pole

17. November 2015 | Comments (0)

A ship carrying a LiuGong TC250-4 truck crane to China’s Zhongshan station in Antarctica, has left Shanghai »

Steady third quarter at Lavendon

Steady third quarter at Lavendon

17. November 2015 | Comments (0)

UK based international rental company Lavendon has issued a positive third quarter trading statement »

Crane knocks man from platform

Crane knocks man from platform

16. November 2015 | Comments (0)

A man was seriously injured yesterday in St. Paul im Lavanttal, Austria after he fell from a work platform »

Crane operator fatality

Crane operator fatality

16. November 2015 | Comments (0)

A man operating a free standing tower crane died today in Mecca when it overturned onto him »

Solidarité

Solidarité

14. November 2015 | Comments (0)

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Tower crane comes knocking

Tower crane comes knocking

13. November 2015 | Comments (0)

A tower crane counterweight collided with a high rise hotel yesterday in Cleveland, Ohio »

Fifth AC700 for Wiesbauer

Fifth AC700 for Wiesbauer

13. November 2015 | Comments (0)

German crane rental company Wiesbauer has taken delivery of its fifth 700 tonne Terex AC700 »

Flying through the air with the greatest of ease

Flying through the air with the greatest of ease

13. November 2015 | Comments (1)

Spotted in Kortrijk Belgium last week, a young man riding a pallet suspended from a crane »

500 tonner for King

500 tonner for King

13. November 2015 | Comments (0)

UK crane rental company King Lifting has taken delivery of a new 500 tonne Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 »

Sennebogen adds third UK dealer

Sennebogen adds third UK dealer

13. November 2015 | Comments (0)

Sennebogen has appointed the Molson Group to handle its Green line of timber/recycling material handlers »

A glimpse of LiftEx 2015

A glimpse of LiftEx 2015

12. November 2015 | Comments (0)

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association is holding its annual conference this week in Liverpool, UK »

First Manitowoc MLC 650 in Australia

First Manitowoc MLC 650 in Australia

12. November 2015 | Comments (2)

The first Manitowoc MCL650 in Australia has been delivered to Tutt Bryant Heavy Lift & Shift »

Virgin Valla

Virgin Valla

12. November 2015 | Comments (0)

Virgin Atlantic purchased a Valla 1725-48ES pick & carry crane for aircraft maintenance work at Gatwick »

Crane crushes toilet

Crane crushes toilet

12. November 2015 | Comments (2)

A crawler crane overturned yesterday on a site in East Lansing, Michigan while placing concrete »

Saudi clarifies crane rules

Saudi clarifies crane rules

11. November 2015 | Comments (1)

Saudi Arabia has issued new rules for tower cranes and crawler/mobile cranes with luffing jib combinations »

Fatal hook incident

Fatal hook incident

9. November 2015 | Comments (0)

A crane operator has died after he was hit in the head by a hook block in the South Tyrol region of Italy »

New premises for Felbermayr

New premises for Felbermayr

9. November 2015 | Comments (0)

Felbermayr, the Austrian based heavy lift and transport company has broken ground on new premises near Munich »

Tat Hong tower crane float

Tat Hong tower crane float

9. November 2015 | Comments (0)

Tat Hong has called an EGM to seek approval for the flotation of its Chinese tower crane business -Tat Hong Equipment Service »

The Pylon Men

The Pylon Men

6. November 2015 | Comments (0)

A short British film from 1966 – The Pylon Men - shows how things have changed. »

Blue Hat takes on Tadano

Blue Hat takes on Tadano

6. November 2015 | Comments (0)

Blue Hat Crane of Kansas City has become a Tadano dealer and opened new headquarters »

Mixed quarter for Manitex

Mixed quarter for Manitex

5. November 2015 | Comments (0)

Manitex the US-based boom truck, crane and aerial lift manufacturer has reported a reasonably positive quarter »

New National Crane

New National Crane

5. November 2015 | Comments (0)

Manitowoc has launched the all new National NBT30H-2 boom truck targeted at the tree care business »

Patrick Van Seumeren 1968 -2015

Patrick Van Seumeren 1968 -2015

4. November 2015 | Comments (0)

We have received the sad news that former chief operating officer of Mammoet Patrick Van Seumeren has died »

OSHA fines to rise

OSHA fines to rise

4. November 2015 | Comments (0)

OSHA fines will increase for the first time since 1990 , following a provision of the latest budget bill »

Red ink continues at Essex

Red ink continues at Essex

4. November 2015 | Comments (0)

US based Essex Crane Rental has reported another quarter of rising losses, but sees light at the end of the tunnel »

Third quarter profits slide at Rami

Third quarter profits slide at Rami

4. November 2015 | Comments (0)

Ramirent has posted a sharp fall in third quarter profits on slightly higher revenues. »

Three Liebherr's for Ács-Gép

Three Liebherr's for Ács-Gép

4. November 2015 | Comments (0)

Hungarian crane rental company Ács-Gép Holding has expanded its mobile crane fleet »

Big B Crane takes First Terex HC 285

Big B Crane takes First Terex HC 285

3. November 2015 | Comments (0)

Big B Crane has added a 260 tonne Terex HC 285 crawler crane, the first of its type in the USA. »

First Isle of Wight Bocker

First Isle of Wight Bocker

3. November 2015 | Comments (0)

Isle of Wight-based Island Crane Hire has taken delivery of a Bocker AK35-3000 on a MAN TGM 8.18 chassis »

Manitowoc 31000 completes first job outside of Korea

Manitowoc 31000 completes first job outside of Korea

3. November 2015 | Comments (0)

Chunjo Construction has used its 2,300 tonne Manitowoc 31000 on a project in Vietnam »

Crane driver killed in motorway crash

Crane driver killed in motorway crash

3. November 2015 | Comments (1)

A crane driver was killed after a collision on the M4 motorway near Cardiff, South Wales »

New GM for United Crane

New GM for United Crane

3. November 2015 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, Maryland based United Crane & Rigging has appointed Joe Mirabile, Jr. as general manager »

Baldwin’s trial progresses

Baldwin’s trial progresses

3. November 2015 | Comments (0)

The corporate manslaughter trial of UK crane company Baldwins has been hearing from the prosecution »

Canadian-Irish crane operator certification

Canadian-Irish crane operator certification

2. November 2015 | Comments (2)

Canadian and Irish crane operator certification bodies have agreed the mutual recognition of credentials »

The 2016 Vertikal Media Pack is online

The 2016 Vertikal Media Pack is online

2. November 2015 | Comments (0)

Just in case you miss it, our 2016 media pack is online and available to check out or download. »

Big Manitex for Burt

Big Manitex for Burt

2. November 2015 | Comments (0)

Burt Crane & Rigging of Albany, New York, has taken delivery of a Manitex 50128S boom truck »

Higher revenues, lower profits at Kobelco

Higher revenues, lower profits at Kobelco

30. October 2015 | Comments (0)

Kobelco Cranes has published, half year numbers with higher revenues, but lower profits »

Empire adds Kobelco

Empire adds Kobelco

30. October 2015 | Comments (0)

Empire Crane Company has been appointed as an authorised dealer for Kobelco Cranes North America. »

Better quarter for H&E

Better quarter for H&E

29. October 2015 | Comments (0)

H&E Equipment Services has released its third quarter results with a strong pick up in rental activity and rates »

Manitowoc Crane drops 20%

Manitowoc Crane drops 20%

28. October 2015 | Comments (0)

Manitowoc cranes has reported its third quarter results with revenues, order book and profits all dropping. »

Glen Tellock quits Manitowoc

Glen Tellock quits Manitowoc

28. October 2015 | Comments (0)

Glen Tellock has resigned as chief executive of Manitowoc to pursue other interests »

Crane strikes Hong airport bridge

Crane strikes Hong airport bridge

28. October 2015 | Comments (0)

A floating crane being towed by a tug struck the Kap Shui Mun Bridge in Hong Kong on Friday »

Crane overturns in Denver

Crane overturns in Denver

28. October 2015 | Comments (0)

A five axle All Terrain crane has overturned in downtown Denver Colorado this morning, injuring one »

Mammoet expands UK crane fleet

Mammoet expands UK crane fleet

28. October 2015 | Comments (0)

Mammoet the international heavy lifting and transport company has added five new cranes to its UK rental fleet »

Anna Hyvönen to leave Rami

Anna Hyvönen to leave Rami

28. October 2015 | Comments (0)

Anna Hyvönen executive vice president of Ramirent North Central Europe is to leave the company »

Mobile Portal harbour crane for Rotterdam

Mobile Portal harbour crane for Rotterdam

28. October 2015 | Comments (0)

The Kramer Group has taken delivery of a new Terex-Gottwald G HRK 2304 mobile portal harbour crane »

Berry goes first

Berry goes first

27. October 2015 | Comments (1)

UK rental company Berry Cranes has purchased the first of the new 1.5m crane mats from Outriggerpads »

ALE opens first office in China

ALE opens first office in China

26. October 2015 | Comments (0)

ALE, the UK based lifting and heavy transport group has opened its first branch in China in Tianjin »

Tower crane jib down in Tel Aviv

Tower crane jib down in Tel Aviv

25. October 2015 | Comments (0)

The luffing jib of a tower crane blew over the back in strong winds in Tel Aviv, Israel this morning. »

Two Terex cranes for Kelley Equipment

Two Terex cranes for Kelley Equipment

23. October 2015 | Comments (0)

US based rental company Kelley Equipment has added an eight axle Terex AC 500-2 to its fleet »

Liebherr opens for service in Colombia

Liebherr opens for service in Colombia

23. October 2015 | Comments (0)

Liebherr has opened a new mobile crane sales and service location in Colombia, South America »

Kran & Bühne is on line

Kran & Bühne is on line

23. October 2015 | Comments (0)

The latest digital issue of the German language magazine Kran& Bühne is now on line and available to download »

Lucky escape in crane brake failure

Lucky escape in crane brake failure

22. October 2015 | Comments (0)

A truck mounted crane overturned onto parked cars yesterday in Oradell, near Newark, New Jersey. »

Electric crane from Wagenborg

Electric crane from Wagenborg

22. October 2015 | Comments (0)

Dutch crane and rigging company Wagenborg has introduced a compact articulated electric crawler crane »

Crane brings down boom lift

Crane brings down boom lift

22. October 2015 | Comments (2)

A man fell around 18m after his aerial lift was struck by an overturning crane yesterday in Columbus, Ohio »

New Tadano ATF70G-4 for Horizon

New Tadano ATF70G-4 for Horizon

22. October 2015 | Comments (0)

Scottish rental company Horizon Reinforcing & Crane Hire has purchased a Tadano ATF 70G-4 All Terrain crane »

C&A Online

C&A Online

21. October 2015 | Comments (0)

The latest digital issue of Cranes & Access magazine is on-line and available to read or download »

Another tough quarter for Terex Cranes

Another tough quarter for Terex Cranes

21. October 2015 | Comments (0)

Terex Cranes has reported slightly lower third quarter revenues with a steep fall in profits for the period »

20th Liebherr for Astro

20th Liebherr for Astro

21. October 2015 | Comments (1)

US rental company Astro Crane Service has added a new 70 tonne Liebherr LTM 1070-4.1 to its fleet »

Six new Liebherrs for Scholpp

Six new Liebherrs for Scholpp

20. October 2015 | Comments (1)

German crane company Scholpp Kran & Transport of Stuttgart has ordered six new Liebherr All Terrain cranes »

Riding the nose

Riding the nose

20. October 2015 | Comments (0)

Spotted in Pune, India a man riding the boom nose of a tractor type pick & carry crane »

New Kato for Sutch

New Kato for Sutch

20. October 2015 | Comments (0)

UK rental company John Sutch Cranes has taken delivery of a new 20 tonne Kato CR-200Ri city crane »

200 tonner for Cork Crane Hire

200 tonner for Cork Crane Hire

20. October 2015 | Comments (1)

UK/Irish crane rental group Cork Crane hire has taken delivery of a new 200 tonne Liebherr LTM 1200-5.1 »

Fatal shipyard crane collapse

Fatal shipyard crane collapse

19. October 2015 | Comments (0)

A crane collapsed on Saturday at a ship at the Longshan Shipyard, ship repair yard in Zhoushan. China. »

Two more Kobelco Cranes for Murphy

Two more Kobelco Cranes for Murphy

19. October 2015 | Comments (0)

UK contractor Murphy Group has purchased two new Kobleco crawler cranes, a CKE1350G and CKE900G »

Crane boom collapse in Atlanta

Crane boom collapse in Atlanta

16. October 2015 | Comments (0)

A crawler crane boom came down on the site of a multi-storey car park in Buckhead, Atlanta, yesterday »

Ron DeFeo retires

Ron DeFeo retires

15. October 2015 | Comments (2)

Terex has appointed John L. Garrison, Jr. as chief executive, replacing Ron Defeo from the start of November »

Manitowoc downgrades forecasts

Manitowoc downgrades forecasts

15. October 2015 | Comments (0)

Manitowoc has announced preliminary third quarter results, and updated its full-year forecasts »

Spider cranes for rent

Spider cranes for rent

13. October 2015 | Comments (0)

German access, fork truck and telehandler rental company Butsch & Meier has entered the spider crane market »

Dutch crane mess cleared

Dutch crane mess cleared

12. October 2015 | Comments (1)

The two cranes that overturned in August in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands have been removed »

New crane training college

New crane training college

10. October 2015 | Comments (0)

West Georgia Technical College and CIS have formed a partnership to provide crane training courses »

Crane operator rescued

Crane operator rescued

9. October 2015 | Comments (1)

A crane operator who suffered a heart attack was rescued with a tower crane in Stockton, California, yesterday »

Grove GMK4100L for Hird

Grove GMK4100L for Hird

9. October 2015 | Comments (0)

UK crane and access company Hird has taken delivery of its 100 tonne Grove GMK4100L All Terrain crane »

Basic superlift?

Basic superlift?

9. October 2015 | Comments (2)

We have received two photos of a truck crane working with the support of another »

Articulated Maeda for City Lifting

Articulated Maeda for City Lifting

8. October 2015 | Comments (0)

UK crane rental company City Lifting has taken delivery of the first MK1033CWE-1 spider crane in the UK »

Gatwick Plant acquired

Gatwick Plant acquired

8. October 2015 | Comments (1)

UK based lifting and specialist transport company Gatwick Plant has been acquired by R Swain & Sons »

Kalmar cranes for Colombia

Kalmar cranes for Colombia

8. October 2015 | Comments (0)

Colombian terminal operator Port of Cartagena has ordered 23 Kalmar RTGs and 79 terminal tractors »

750 tonne Liebherr for Whyte

750 tonne Liebherr for Whyte

8. October 2015 | Comments (1)

Scottish crane rental company Whyte Crane Hire has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 crane »

Truck crane overturn

Truck crane overturn

8. October 2015 | Comments (0)

A four axle truck crane working on a site in Singapore overturned on Monday afternoon »

Health checks for crane operators

Health checks for crane operators

8. October 2015 | Comments (1)

Singapore is to require health checks for crane operators over 50, and has simplified the certification requirements for mini crane operators »

Two offshore cranes for Brazil

Two offshore cranes for Brazil

7. October 2015 | Comments (0)

Jurong Shipyard, a subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine, has ordered two Liebherr board offshore cranes »

Tadano to build new crane plant

Tadano to build new crane plant

6. October 2015 | Comments (0)

Tadano has applied for planning permission to build new production facility in Japan »

400 tonner for Babcock

400 tonner for Babcock

6. October 2015 | Comments (0)

Babcock Plant Services has taken delivery of a new 400 tonne six axle Tadano ATF400-6 All Terrain crane »

Crane fire in Germany

Crane fire in Germany

5. October 2015 | Comments (0)

A four axle All Terrain crane caught fire near Bremerhaven, Germany, early on Friday morning, »

Essex cuts back

Essex cuts back

5. October 2015 | Comments (0)

Essex Rental is to lay-off around eight percent of its workforce as part of a cost reduction plan »

Italy alive and kicking at GIS

Italy alive and kicking at GIS

5. October 2015 | Comments (0)

GIS, the Italian cranes and access show, proved that the Italian market is coming to life again »

New Jekko mini crawler crane

New Jekko mini crawler crane

3. October 2015 | Comments (0)

Jekko is to launch an all new six tonne SPK60 mini crawler crane with articulated telescopic luffing jib »

Kobe cuts forecasts

Kobe cuts forecasts

1. October 2015 | Comments (0)

Kobe Steel, owner of Kobelco Cranes has cut its recent earnings forecasts by 58 percent »

Hartela to transfer equipment to Ramirent

Hartela to transfer equipment to Ramirent

1. October 2015 | Comments (0)

The Hartela construction group has signed a letter of intent to transfer its equipment operations to Ramirent »

First heavy-lift LHM 800

First heavy-lift LHM 800

1. October 2015 | Comments (0)

The Port of Bronka has taken delivery of the first heavy-lifting Liebherr LHM 800 harbour crane »

Baldwins trial to go ahead

Baldwins trial to go ahead

30. September 2015 | Comments (0)

The UK will begin the prosecution of Baldwins Crane Hire for corporate manslaughter in October »

Boom Booster for Superlift 3800

Boom Booster for Superlift 3800

30. September 2015 | Comments (0)

Terex has developed a Boom Booster kit for its 650 tonne Superlift 3800 crawler crane »

Trailer crane overturn

Trailer crane overturn

30. September 2015 | Comments (0)

An aluminium trailer crane overturned yesterday in Saint-Hubert, Southern Belgium »

AB2000 relocates

AB2000 relocates

29. September 2015 | Comments (0)

UK rental company AB2000 has relocated its Inverness depot to larger premises nearby Nairn, Scotland. »

Wider availability for Samson KZ-100

Wider availability for Samson KZ-100

29. September 2015 | Comments (0)

Samson has confirmed that its KZ-100 synthetic rope, is now available from certain Samson distributors »

Foundation crane tips

Foundation crane tips

28. September 2015 | Comments (0)

Reports of a“construction crane going over” in New York city today was in fact a foundation piling rig »

New products from Alimak

New products from Alimak

28. September 2015 | Comments (0)

Alimak Hek launched several new products at a recent customer/dealer day in France »

More Sennebogens for Antartica

More Sennebogens for Antartica

28. September 2015 | Comments (0)

The British Antarctic Survey has ordered two 40 tonne Sennebogen 643 telescopic crawler cranes »

Sennebogen expands facility

Sennebogen expands facility

25. September 2015 | Comments (0)

Sennebogen has announced further investments in its production facility in Staubing, Germany »

First LTM 1400 in Michigan

First LTM 1400 in Michigan

24. September 2015 | Comments (0)

US crane rental company McNally-Nimergood has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTM 1400-7.1 All Terrain crane »

NMT acquires transport company

NMT acquires transport company

24. September 2015 | Comments (0)

UK based crane rental company NMT Crane Hire has finalised the purchase of Bedford based Wildman Transport »

Liebherr clears Mecca crane

Liebherr clears Mecca crane

23. September 2015 | Comments (0)

Liebherr has inspectred and cleared the LR11350 that went over in Mecca on Sept 11th of any technical faults »

Kenneth Barnes 1934-2015

Kenneth Barnes 1934-2015

23. September 2015 | Comments (2)

We have received the sad news that Ken Barnes MD of Grayston Crane Hire in the 1970s/1980s died yesterday »

Huisman celebrates China milestone

Huisman celebrates China milestone

23. September 2015 | Comments (0)

Huisman has delivered the 100th crane manufactured at its production facility in Zhangzhou, China. »

First Liebherr Crawler for Crane Service

First Liebherr Crawler for Crane Service

23. September 2015 | Comments (0)

US crane rental company Crane Service has taken delivery of its first Liebherr crawler crane, an LR1300SX »

Ex-Terex CFO penalised

Ex-Terex CFO penalised

23. September 2015 | Comments (0)

Joseph F. Apuzzo, Terex CFO from 1999 to 2002, has been fined $100,000 for fraudulent deals with United Rentals »

Further expansion at Lift

Further expansion at Lift

22. September 2015 | Comments (0)

UK-based mini crane rental company Lift has added another 3.83 tonne Maeda MC405 CRME to its rental fleet »

NMT takes another Böcker

NMT takes another Böcker

22. September 2015 | Comments (0)

UK-based crane rental company NMT has taken delivery of its second Böcker truck mounted aluminium crane. »

New Spierings unveiled

New Spierings unveiled

22. September 2015 | Comments (0)

Spierings has revealed its completely redesigned SK597-AT4 which will replace the SK 498-AT4. »

Seven die in crane incident

Seven die in crane incident

21. September 2015 | Comments (0)

Seven men were killed last Monday in the Bihar region of India, after the boom of a small crawler crane came down »

Kran & Bühne is online

Kran & Bühne is online

21. September 2015 | Comments (0)

The latest edition of our German crane and access magazine Kran & Bühne is now available »

Self-erector tips

Self-erector tips

21. September 2015 | Comments (2)

A self-erecting tower crane overturned onto a building in Ingolstadt, Germany, on Friday »

Fifth Terex 3800 for Steil

Fifth Terex 3800 for Steil

18. September 2015 | Comments (0)

German crane rental company Steil has taken delivery of its fifth Terex Superlift 3800 crawler crane »

Verticaaldagen in a new format

Verticaaldagen in a new format

18. September 2015 | Comments (0)

This year’s Verticaaldagen in the Netherlands has moved to Gorinchem to combine with two existing events »

Mammoet and Sankyu JV

Mammoet and Sankyu JV

17. September 2015 | Comments (0)

Netherlands based Mammoet is to form a joint venture in Singapore with Sankyu of Japan. »

City Lifting takes first GMK6400 in UK

City Lifting takes first GMK6400 in UK

17. September 2015 | Comments (0)

UK based City Lifting has purchased the first 400 tonne Grove GMK6400 crane in the UK. »

Negligence and weather caused Mecca crane overturn

Negligence and weather caused Mecca crane overturn

16. September 2015 | Comments (2)

A report into last week’s crane accident in Mecca blames a combination of negligence and strong winds »

ADMA renews offshore crane contract

ADMA renews offshore crane contract

16. September 2015 | Comments (0)

Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company has renewed its contract with Offshore lifting services company Sparrows »

In memory of Simon Wilkinson

In memory of Simon Wilkinson

16. September 2015 | Comments (0)

Sebastian Wilkinson is planning to cycle from Brisbane to Sydney in five days to raise money for cancer charities »

Crane slew ring  bolts shear

Crane slew ring bolts shear

16. September 2015 | Comments (3)

The superstructure of a boom truck broke free yesterday while lifting a tree near Cincinnati, Ohio. »

The latest Cranes & Access is on line

The latest Cranes & Access is on line

15. September 2015 | Comments (0)

The latest issue of Cranes & Access magazine is on-line and available to read or download »

New CEO at Samson

New CEO at Samson

15. September 2015 | Comments (0)

Crane rope manufacturer Samson has appointed Andrea Sturm as its new chief executive »

30,000 photos

30,000 photos

14. September 2015 | Comments (0)

We uploaded the 30,000th photograph to the Vertikal.Net database earlier today all of which can be viewed »

Two new Groves for Nostokonepalvelu

Two new Groves for Nostokonepalvelu

14. September 2015 | Comments (0)

Finnish crane rental company Nostokonepalvelu is taking delivery of two new Grove All Terrain cranes »

Death toll in crawler crane overturn exceeds 100

Death toll in crawler crane overturn exceeds 100

11. September 2015 | Comments (2)

A crawler crane has overturned onto the Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia killing over 100 people UPDATED »

Platformers better than ever

Platformers better than ever

11. September 2015 | Comments (0)

Platformers Days opened in Hohenroda, Germany this morning to bright sun and a record number of exhibitors with several worldwide new product launches. Here is just a brief glimpse »

A tribute to victims of terrorism

A tribute to victims of terrorism

11. September 2015 | Comments (0)

Today is September 11th - 14 years on from the destruction of New York's Twin Towers. A company in Minnesota is paying tribute with two veteran cranes to all those who have died from such acts »

Wind crawler overturn

Wind crawler overturn

11. September 2015 | Comments (0)

A narrow track crawler crane overturned on a wind farm in the Emsland region of North West Germany yesterday »

New Hybrid port crane for Vienna

New Hybrid port crane for Vienna

11. September 2015 | Comments (0)

Hafen Wien Vienna harbour - has taken delivery of a new 84 tonne Liebherr LHM280 mobile harbour crane »

Rough Terrain crane overturn

Rough Terrain crane overturn

11. September 2015 | Comments (0)

A Rough Terrain crane overturned on Tuesday in Dayton, Ohio while pouring concrete injuring the operator »

Report raises tower crane concerns

Report raises tower crane concerns

11. September 2015 | Comments (0)

A coroner’s report on the tower crane fire/jib collapse in Sydney in 2012 has made a number of recommendations »

Palfinger moves into new HQ

Palfinger moves into new HQ

10. September 2015 | Comments (0)

Palfinger has completed the move into its new 8,500 square metre headquarters building in Salzburg, Austria. »

Jobs jobs jobs

Jobs jobs jobs

9. September 2015 | Comments (0)

If you are looking for staff or looking for a job, the next C&A magazine is due to print shortly - don't miss the deadline »

Four STSs for St. Petersburg

Four STSs for St. Petersburg

9. September 2015 | Comments (0)

Fenix Container Terminal has ordered four Liebherr ship to shore cranes for its Port of Bronka in St. Petersburg »

New LTM1300 for King

New LTM1300 for King

8. September 2015 | Comments (0)

UK crane rental company King Lifting has taken delivery of a new 300 tonne Liebherr LTM1300-6.2 All Terrain »

Kato returns

Kato returns

7. September 2015 | Comments (0)

Japan’s second crane manufacturer Kato is planning a return to the Europe with its City type All Terrain cranes »

100t Tadano for County Lifting

100t Tadano for County Lifting

3. September 2015 | Comments (0)

UK crane and transportation company County Lifting has taken delivery of a Tadano ATF100G-4 All Terrain crane »

New Link Belt truck crane

New Link Belt truck crane

3. September 2015 | Comments (0)

Link Belt will shortly launch a new truck mounted crane the 90 tonne HTC-86110, »

Crane causes building collapse

Crane causes building collapse

3. September 2015 | Comments (2)

A crane placing steelwork apparently caused the collapse of a steel structure in Smithfield, Rhode Island »

New self-erector from Arcomet

New self-erector from Arcomet

2. September 2015 | Comments (0)

Belgian tower crane specialist Arcomet has announced unveiled a new self-erecting tower crane at Matexpo today »

Manitowoc files separation forms

Manitowoc files separation forms

2. September 2015 | Comments (0)

Manitowoc has formally filed SEC papers starting the separation of its Cranes and Foodservice businesses. »

Falling jib injures two

Falling jib injures two

1. September 2015 | Comments (0)

A tower crane jib dropped onto two construction workers earlier today on the south side of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. »

New CFO for Eberspächer UK

New CFO for Eberspächer UK

1. September 2015 | Comments (0)

Cab heater and AC manufacturer Eberspächer has appointed Steve Cranfield as UK chief financial officer »

Boom truck overturn

Boom truck overturn

28. August 2015 | Comments (0)

A boom truck overturned onto an apartment block in Hollywood, Florida, yesterday due to poor outrigger set up »

1,200 Hiab cranes for India

1,200 Hiab cranes for India

26. August 2015 | Comments (0)

Hiab has won an order for 1,200 loader cranes from Tata Motors India, for an army truck contract »

Cranes Service takes 4

Cranes Service takes 4

26. August 2015 | Comments (0)

US crane rental company Crane Service, part of ML Holdings Crane group, has taken delivery of four new cranes »

Crane takes dip in Gold Coast

Crane takes dip in Gold Coast

26. August 2015 | Comments (0)

A crane operator had a lucky escape yesterday after his crane crashed through a motorway barrier »

New Terex cranes for NMT

New Terex cranes for NMT

26. August 2015 | Comments (0)

UK based NMT has taken delivery of its fifth new Terex crane as it boosts the fleet at its new Birmingham depot »

First Wolff 700 in USA

First Wolff 700 in USA

25. August 2015 | Comments (0)

Maxim Crane Works has taken delivery and installed the first Wolffkran 700 B luffing jib crane in the USA »

First Manitowoc MLC650

First Manitowoc MLC650

25. August 2015 | Comments (0)

The first 650 tonne Manitowoc MLC650 has been delivered to Bigge Crane and Rigging »

Tower crane failure

Tower crane failure

24. August 2015 | Comments (0)

A tower crane broke in two on Friday in Kreuth –Plötzlich, Southern Bavaria, Germany. »

Ritchie Bros crane sale

Ritchie Bros crane sale

21. August 2015 | Comments (0)

Auctioneers Ritchie Bros will sell off over 200 used mobile cranes in September and October, »

Three fall from crane

Three fall from crane

20. August 2015 | Comments (0)

Three men were injured after falling from a “crane cradle” at Lisahally Docks in Derry/Londonderry, N. Ireland »