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Liebherr reachstackers for Lyon

Liebherr reachstackers for Lyon

25. May 2018 | Comments (0)

French river port company Lyon Terminal has taken delivery of a Liebherr LRS 545 reachstacker, with another on order »

More Gottwalds for Winning Logistics

More Gottwalds for Winning Logistics

24. May 2018 | Comments (0)

Singapore based Winning Logistics has ordered two 100 tonne Konecranes Gottwald Model 8 floating cranes »

Gottwalds for Dover

Gottwalds for Dover

23. May 2018 | Comments (0)

UK's Port of Dover has ordered two Konecranes Gottwald G HMK 5506 mobile harbour cranes »

Fassis for Mobile Mini

Fassis for Mobile Mini

23. May 2018 | Comments (0)

UK portable accommodation company Mobile Mini has taken delivery of two 82m/tonne Fassi F820 loader cranes »

Fatal fall

Fatal fall

22. May 2018 | Comments (0)

A man died today after falling on the East Link light rail extension project from Bellevue to Redmond, Washington »

Truck crane drops boat

Truck crane drops boat

22. May 2018 | Comments (1)

A truck crane overturned while lifting a boat into the river in Ust-Kut, central Russia last week »

Konecranes Gottwald for Nigeria

Konecranes Gottwald for Nigeria

22. May 2018 | Comments (0)

Nigeria based First Index Project and Services has ordered a Konecranes Gottwald Model 2 mobile harbour crane »

Not a crane

Not a crane

21. May 2018 | Comments (0)

We have received several communications regarding a crane overturn at Phoenix Airport in Arizona earlier today »

Kuwait Airport contract for Mammoet

Kuwait Airport contract for Mammoet

21. May 2018 | Comments (0)

Mammoet has won the installation and heavy transport contract for the terminal construction project at Kuwait Airport »

Tat Hong acquired and will Delist

Tat Hong acquired and will Delist

21. May 2018 | Comments (0)

THSC Investments has 90.3% of Tat Hong and will compulsory purchase the rest taking the crane company private »

Scotland's first Grove GMK 5250L

Scotland's first Grove GMK 5250L

21. May 2018 | Comments (0)

Scottish rental company Stoddart Crane Hire has taken delivery of a 250 tonne Grove GMK 5250L All Terrain crane »

Two new HMF cranes

Two new HMF cranes

20. May 2018 | Comments (0)

Danish loader crane manufacturer HMF has unveiled two new cranes, the HMF 7020 and HMF 9520 »

AB 2000 acquired

AB 2000 acquired

18. May 2018 | Comments (0)

Scottish crane and equipment rental company AB 2000 has been acquired by the Quattro Group »

Vertikal Days pictorial review

Vertikal Days pictorial review

17. May 2018 | Comments (2)

Vertikal Days 2018 is now over and was the largest so far in terms of exhibitors and visitor numbers »

Six more Raimondis for Strictly

Six more Raimondis for Strictly

15. May 2018 | Comments (1)

Australia’s Strictly Cranes has sold four new Raimondi cranes and added two new cranes to its rental fleet »

Ladybird acquires Whitney Engineering

Ladybird acquires Whitney Engineering

15. May 2018 | Comments (0)

Whitney Engineering, the UK Dealer for Secatol lifting equipment, has been acquired by the Ladybird Crane Group »

Vertikal Days 2018 opens tomorrow

Vertikal Days 2018 opens tomorrow

15. May 2018 | Comments (0)

The first Vertikal Days at Donington Park opens tomorrow »

Tat  Hong extends deadline

Tat Hong extends deadline

14. May 2018 | Comments (0)

THSC Investments has extended its offer for Tat Hong from today until close of business on May 21st »

11 new Liebherrs for Mammoet Texas

11 new Liebherrs for Mammoet Texas

14. May 2018 | Comments (0)

Mammoet Americas is expanding its Texas based crane fleet and reorganising, with the addition of a new branch »

Crowland to distribute RIM Wizard

Crowland to distribute RIM Wizard

14. May 2018 | Comments (0)

Finland based RIM Wizard has appointed Crowland Cranes as its sole UK distributor »

Kran & Bühne online

Kran & Bühne online

14. May 2018 | Comments (0)

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

Vertikal Days effect

Vertikal Days effect

12. May 2018 | Comments (0)

Vertikal Days is this week, with the Vertikal team on site from Sunday the regular news service will inevitably suffer »

Second crane incident on Florida site

Second crane incident on Florida site

11. May 2018 | Comments (1)

A second near miss has occurred on a St Petersburg, Florida, job site in just over a month. »

First Kobelco CKE3000G in Europe

First Kobelco CKE3000G in Europe

11. May 2018 | Comments (0)

UK based Hawks Crane Hire has ordered Europe’s first 300 tonne capacity Kobelco CKE3000G crawler crane. »

Extended warranty on Grove cranes

Extended warranty on Grove cranes

11. May 2018 | Comments (0)

Manitowoc has announced an extended warranty program for its Grove GRT Rough Terrain cranes »

Parts issues for Terex Cranes

Parts issues for Terex Cranes

10. May 2018 | Comments (0)

Terex Cranes president Steve Filipov has written to customers regarding parts issues following the move to Roosendaal »

CPA seminar at Vertikal Days

CPA seminar at Vertikal Days

10. May 2018 | Comments (0)

The UK's Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) will host an open seminar on at Vertikal Days »

220t Demag for Ireland

220t Demag for Ireland

10. May 2018 | Comments (0)

Irish concrete specialist Concast Precast has taken delivery of a 220 tonne Demag AC 220-5 All Terrain crane »

Klaas for Crane Hire Solutions

Klaas for Crane Hire Solutions

10. May 2018 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Crane Hire Solutions has ordered a five tonne Klaas K900 RSX aluminium truck crane »

Manitex up more than 40%

Manitex up more than 40%

10. May 2018 | Comments (0)

US based crane and aerial lift manufacturer Manitex has reported a steep rise in first quarter sales. »

Vertikal Days a week away

Vertikal Days a week away

9. May 2018 | Comments (0)

By this time next week Vertikal Days should be in full swing at Donington Park, in the UK. »

The latest Cranes & Access is online

The latest Cranes & Access is online

9. May 2018 | Comments (0)

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

Indonesian parts supplier for Sparrows

Indonesian parts supplier for Sparrows

9. May 2018 | Comments (0)

UK based offshore crane company Sparrows Group has appointed Superkrane as its parts dealer in Indonesia »

220t Tadanos for Rossco

220t Tadanos for Rossco

9. May 2018 | Comments (0)

US based Rossco Crane & Rigging has taken delivery of two 220 tonne Tadano ATF 220G-5 All Terrain cranes »

Straightpoint becomes full LEEA member

Straightpoint becomes full LEEA member

9. May 2018 | Comments (0)

UK based load measurement equipment manufacturer Straightpoint has become a full member of the LEEA »

Strong pickup for Manitowoc

Strong pickup for Manitowoc

8. May 2018 | Comments (0)

Manitowoc Crane has reported a 26 percent rise in first quarter revenues as sales pick up. »

New UK finance company

New UK finance company

8. May 2018 | Comments (0)

A new company UK finance company Construction Plant Finance (CPF) is officially launching this month »

Tat Hong moves closer to takeover

Tat Hong moves closer to takeover

8. May 2018 | Comments (0)

Tat Hong has announced that THSC Investments now controls 84.2%of its shares 5.8% 90 percent threshold »

13th location for Sims

13th location for Sims

8. May 2018 | Comments (0)

US based rental company Sims Crane & Equipment, has opened a new location in Tallahassee, Florida »

Kato launches new city cranes

Kato launches new city cranes

4. May 2018 | Comments (0)

Kato has launched new versions of its city type All Terrain crane range, the 13t CR-130Rf and the 20t CR-200Rf »

Tadano Chile

Tadano Chile

3. May 2018 | Comments (0)

Tadano has established a new subsidiary company in Chile, which will replace Tadano Panama which is closing »

Liebherr crawlers for Integrated

Liebherr crawlers for Integrated

3. May 2018 | Comments (0)

Middle East based rental company Integrated Logistics has ordered two 300 tonne Liebherr LR 1300 crawler cranes »

New training pack from CM Labs

New training pack from CM Labs

3. May 2018 | Comments (0)

Canadian developer CM Labs Simulations has released a new Luffing Tower Crane (LTC) Training Pack »

New CEO for CPA

New CEO for CPA

2. May 2018 | Comments (1)

The UK’s Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) has appointed Kevin Minton as chief executive »

Intermat wrap up

Intermat wrap up

2. May 2018 | Comments (0)

Intermat was held last week in Paris and exceeded many exhibitors expectations, here is our final photo review »

Strong start for H&E

Strong start for H&E

2. May 2018 | Comments (0)

US sales and rental company H&E Equipment has posted a strong first quarter in terms of revenues and profit »

Terex Cranes up 19%

Terex Cranes up 19%

2. May 2018 | Comments (0)

Terex Cranes has reported first quarter revenues of $314 million, 19 percent up in the same period last year »

T H White acquires Outreach to form Palfinger UK

T H White acquires Outreach to form Palfinger UK

1. May 2018 | Comments (0)

UK Palfinger dealer T H White has acquired Outreach Truck, the Palfinger dealer in Scotland, becoming Palfinger UK »

Challenging year for Tadano

Challenging year for Tadano

1. May 2018 | Comments (0)

Tadano has published its full year results to the end of March, with steep declines in both revenues and profits »

New Terex Parts & Services president

New Terex Parts & Services president

1. May 2018 | Comments (0)

Terex has appointed Boris Schoepplein as president of Terex Parts & Services effective 1st June »

New wind speed sensor from Mantracourt

New wind speed sensor from Mantracourt

1. May 2018 | Comments (0)

UK based Mantracourt has launched the T24 Wireless Wind Speed sensing system for cranes and lifting equipment »

Another 500t Liebherr for NMT

Another 500t Liebherr for NMT

1. May 2018 | Comments (0)

UK rental company NMT Crane Hire has taken delivery of three Liebherr All Terrain cranes »

Coussens adds Liebherr

Coussens adds Liebherr

30. April 2018 | Comments (0)

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

35t Kato for B&A Cranes

35t Kato for B&A Cranes

30. April 2018 | Comments (0)

Welsh rental company B&A Cranes has taken delivery of a 35 tonne Kato CR-350Ri city type All Terrain crane »

New CEO for Kranlyft

New CEO for Kranlyft

28. April 2018 | Comments (0)

Kranlyft has appointed Jurgen Vater as chief executive of Kranlyft Group, based in Gothenburg, Sweden »

Kobelco hand over to Q

Kobelco hand over to Q

28. April 2018 | Comments (0)

Kobelco Cranes handed over the first of five new cranes to UK rental company Q Crane & Plant at Intermat »

Arcomet, Geda Matebat Reflex

Arcomet, Geda Matebat Reflex

27. April 2018 | Comments (0)

Arcomet and Geda have formed a tower crane hoist partnership, Matebat acquires Reflex and is working with Ascorel »

Liebherr for Meister

Liebherr for Meister

27. April 2018 | Comments (0)

German crane rental company Meister has taken delivery of a 60 tonne Liebherr LTM 1060-3.1 All Terran crane »

Bennetts rebrands

Bennetts rebrands

27. April 2018 | Comments (0)

UK tower crane rental company Bennetts has revealed a major rebrand of the company »

Radius NFT agrees rental partnership with Potain

Radius NFT agrees rental partnership with Potain

26. April 2018 | Comments (0)

UK based Radius NFT has signed a rental partnership to rent Potain tower cranes in the UK »

250t Demag for Einhäupl

250t Demag for Einhäupl

26. April 2018 | Comments (0)

German rental company Einhäupl Autokran-Service has taken delivery of a 250t Demag AC 250-5 All Terrain crane »

MacGregor and CSSC Nanjing Luzhou joint venture

MacGregor and CSSC Nanjing Luzhou joint venture

26. April 2018 | Comments (0)

MacGregor and China State Shipbuilding Corporation's Nanjing Luzhou Machine have opened a joint venture »

New MD for SMIE

New MD for SMIE

25. April 2018 | Comments (0)

Tower crane anti-collision system manufacturer SMIE has appointed Jean-Charles Delplace as managing director »

Last chance for jobs

Last chance for jobs

25. April 2018 | Comments (0)

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

Wolffkran adds Paris depot

Wolffkran adds Paris depot

25. April 2018 | Comments (0)

Tower crane manufacturer Wolffkran has opened a new sales crane rental and service depot in France »

Manitowoc adds to Philippines team

Manitowoc adds to Philippines team

25. April 2018 | Comments (0)

Manitowoc has added two new Potain sales managers and one new Grove sales manager for the Phillipines »

First Comansa LCL700 in USA

First Comansa LCL700 in USA

25. April 2018 | Comments (0)

US based GLY Construction has taken delivery of the first Comansa LCL700 luffing jib tower crane in the Americas »

A few glimpses from Intermat

A few glimpses from Intermat

24. April 2018 | Comments (0)

Intermat has been a little on the quiet side, possibly due to train strikes, but offset by more international visitors than expected »

Lee Lifting adds Liebherrs

Lee Lifting adds Liebherrs

24. April 2018 | Comments (0)

UK based Lee Lifting has taken delivery of a 60t Liebherr LTM 1060-3.1 and ordered an MK 140 tower crane »

Chris Walters 1949 – 2018

Chris Walters 1949 – 2018

23. April 2018 | Comments (7)

We have received the sad news that UK crane veteran Chris Walters died suddenly on Thursday last week »

Liebherrs for Saudi

Liebherrs for Saudi

23. April 2018 | Comments (0)

Saudi Arabia based Rezayat Sparrow has taken delivery of two Liebherr All Terrain cranes, with 16 more on order »

Intermat opens tomorrow

Intermat opens tomorrow

22. April 2018 | Comments (0)

Intermat opens in Paris tomorrow and the Vertikal Team will be on site checking the latest new product introductions »

Trackunit completes Satrak acquisition

Trackunit completes Satrak acquisition

20. April 2018 | Comments (0)

Trackunit has now confirmed the closing of its acquisition of UK based telematics supplier Satrack. »

Jekko adds lithium power

Jekko adds lithium power

20. April 2018 | Comments (1)

Spider/pick & carry crane manufacturer Jekko has introduced a lithium battery pack for four smaller cranes »

US Terex dealer adds Demags

US Terex dealer adds Demags

20. April 2018 | Comments (1)

Renegar-Driggers, the Terex distributor for South eastern US and the Caribbean has ordered six Demags »

New Terex Utilities facility

New Terex Utilities facility

19. April 2018 | Comments (0)

Terex Utilities has announced plans to construct a new manufacturing facility in Watertown, South Dakota »

South Australian dealer for Grove/Manitowoc

South Australian dealer for Grove/Manitowoc

19. April 2018 | Comments (0)

Manitowoc has appointed WATM Crane Sales & Service as Grove and Manitowoc crane dealer for South Australia »

Crane overturn in Montreal

Crane overturn in Montreal

19. April 2018 | Comments (0)

A boom truck lifting roofing materials overturned in Montreal, Canada, yesterday, narrowly missing two trucks »

Palfinger announces new CEO

Palfinger announces new CEO

18. April 2018 | Comments (0)

Palfinger has appointed Andreas Klauser, 53, as its new chief executive, following an extensive search. »

Eco spider crane – with tracks

Eco spider crane – with tracks

18. April 2018 | Comments (0)

Japanese crane manufacturer Unic and distributor GGR will launch a tracked Eco spider crane at Intermat next week »

Intelligent Manufacturing line for XCMG

Intelligent Manufacturing line for XCMG

18. April 2018 | Comments (0)

Chinese crane manufacturer XCMG has initiated "the world’s first intelligent manufacturing production line" »

500t Liebherr for Regel

500t Liebherr for Regel

18. April 2018 | Comments (0)

German crane company Albert Regel has taken delivery of a 500t Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 All Terrain crane »

Gottwald for Italian terminal

Gottwald for Italian terminal

18. April 2018 | Comments (0)

Terminal San Giorgio, of Genoa, italy, has ordered a Konecranes Gottwald G HMK 7608 mobile harbour crane »

CPA publishes plating and testing details

CPA publishes plating and testing details

17. April 2018 | Comments (0)

Next month the UK exemption for the plating/inspection of truck mounted lifts and cranes on commercial chassis ends »

Roadcraft Kato

Roadcraft Kato

17. April 2018 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Roadcraft Crane Hire has taken delivery of a 13t Kato CR-130Ri city type All Terrain crane »

New Tadano for Saller

New Tadano for Saller

17. April 2018 | Comments (0)

German crane rental company Kranverleih Saller has taken delivery of a 70 tonne Tadano ATF 70G-4 All Terrain crane »

40,000 photos

40,000 photos

16. April 2018 | Comments (1)

Last month we uploaded the 40,000th photograph to the news section of the Vertikal.net website »

Vertikal Guide to Intermat is now online

Vertikal Guide to Intermat is now online

16. April 2018 | Comments (0)

The Vertikal Guide to Intermat 2018 is now online and available to read or download »

First Spierings for Emerson

First Spierings for Emerson

16. April 2018 | Comments (0)

UK based Emerson Crane Hire has taken delivery of a Spierings SK1265-AT6 self-erecting mobile tower crane »

Demag City for Switzerland

Demag City for Switzerland

13. April 2018 | Comments (0)

Swiss crane and heavy transport company Matthey-Petit has ordered a Demag AC 45 City crane »

Record year for Liebherr

Record year for Liebherr

12. April 2018 | Comments (0)

Liebherr has reported its results for 2017, with revenues up 9.3 percent to a record €9.84 billion »

First Russian Hups

First Russian Hups

12. April 2018 | Comments (0)

Russian rental company Topkran has taken delivery of four Potain Hup 40-30 self-erecting tower cranes »

Liebherr for Scholl

Liebherr for Scholl

12. April 2018 | Comments (0)

German rental company Karl Scholl has taken delivery of a 70 tonne Liebherr LTM 1070-4.2 All Terrain crane »

Kato for Welch

Kato for Welch

12. April 2018 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Welch Crane Hire has taken delivery of a 20t Kato CR-200Ri city type All Terrain crane »

Three injured in crane incident

Three injured in crane incident

11. April 2018 | Comments (0)

Three men were severely injured in Nantes, France, today when a crane touched overhead power lines »

Fassi for Scotland

Fassi for Scotland

11. April 2018 | Comments (0)

Scotland's Norpower Overhead Line Services has taken delivery of a Fassi F315A.2.22 6x6 loader crane »

Another Demag for City Lifting

Another Demag for City Lifting

11. April 2018 | Comments (0)

UK rental company City Lifting has taken delivery of a 220 tonne Demag AC 220-5 All Terrain crane »

CIS moves to new premises

CIS moves to new premises

10. April 2018 | Comments (0)

US based crane and rigging training company Crane Industry Services (CIS) has relocated to a larger facility »

Kato for Lee Lifting

Kato for Lee Lifting

10. April 2018 | Comments (0)

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

200t Grove to Italy

200t Grove to Italy

10. April 2018 | Comments (0)

Italian rental company Farioli has taken delivery of a 200 tonne Grove GMK5200-1 All Terrain crane »

New CEO for Huisman

New CEO for Huisman

9. April 2018 | Comments (0)

Dutch heavy crane and offshore manufacturer Huisman has appointed Theo Bruijninckx as chief executive »

250t Liebherr for Markewitsch

250t Liebherr for Markewitsch

9. April 2018 | Comments (0)

German crane and heavy transport company Gebrüder Markewitsch has taken delivery of a 250t Liebherr LTM 1250-5.1 »

New VP for Grove/Manitowoc

New VP for Grove/Manitowoc

6. April 2018 | Comments (0)

Manitowoc has appointed Mark Hooper as vice president, sales - North America distribution management for Grove »

IMCA issues revised lifting guidance

IMCA issues revised lifting guidance

6. April 2018 | Comments (0)

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has published revised Guidelines for Lifting Operations »

Crawler crane overturn captured on video

Crawler crane overturn captured on video

5. April 2018 | Comments (0)

A crawler crane rigged overturned on the site of the new police headquarters in St Petersburg, Florida yesterday »

Wind takes crane jib

Wind takes crane jib

5. April 2018 | Comments (0)

The luffing jib of a tower crane blew over the rear in strong winds in Mississauga, Toronto, Canada yesterday »

Hoeflon spiders for Mammoet

Hoeflon spiders for Mammoet

5. April 2018 | Comments (0)

Dutch international heavy lift company Mammoet has ordered two four tonne Hoeflon C10 spider cranes »

1,600t Demag for M-Kran

1,600t Demag for M-Kran

5. April 2018 | Comments (0)

Russia's M-Kran has ordered a 1,600t Demag CC 8800-1 crawler crane with the Boom Booster kit »

AMCS for Hinckley Point cranes

AMCS for Hinckley Point cranes

5. April 2018 | Comments (0)

AMCS Technologies is to provide anti collision systems for cranes at the Hinckley Point C power plant »

50t Linden Comansa delivered

50t Linden Comansa delivered

4. April 2018 | Comments (0)

The first 50 tonne Linden Comansa 21LC750 tower crane to arrive in the UK has been delivered to City Lifting »

New branch manager for Sims

New branch manager for Sims

4. April 2018 | Comments (0)

US crane rental company Sims Crane has appointed Bruce Holley as branch manager for Ocala, Florida »

48 Potains for Maxim

48 Potains for Maxim

4. April 2018 | Comments (0)

US based rental company Maxim Crane Works has ordered 48 new Potain top-slewing tower cranes »

Liebherr harbour crane for training

Liebherr harbour crane for training

4. April 2018 | Comments (0)

OCHA, the Belgian training centre for harbour crane operators, has taken delivery of a 42 tonne Liebherr LHM 120 »

Demags for Kuwait

Demags for Kuwait

3. April 2018 | Comments (0)

Kuwait rental company Jassim Transport & Stevedoring (JTC) has ordered six Demag All Terrain cranes »

Another Kato for Cambridge

Another Kato for Cambridge

3. April 2018 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Cambridge Crane Hire has taken delivery of a 20 tonne Kato CR-200Ri city type All Terrain crane »

Easter Monday

Easter Monday

2. April 2018 | Comments (0)

In case you wondered today is a public holiday in many parts of Europe = Easter Monday. »

Kran & Bühne online

Kran & Bühne online

30. March 2018 | Comments (0)

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

Liebherr to expand US facility

Liebherr to expand US facility

29. March 2018 | Comments (0)

Liebherr is investing $45 million in the expansion of its Newport News facility in Virginia, USA. »

34 Terex RTs for Italy

34 Terex RTs for Italy

29. March 2018 | Comments (0)

Italian crane rental and sales company Tecno-Gru has ordered 34 Terex Rough Terrain cranes »

Manitex reports

Manitex reports

29. March 2018 | Comments (0)

Manitex has reported its full year numbers for 2017, and issued restated results for previous years »

ALE goes it alone in Canada

ALE goes it alone in Canada

28. March 2018 | Comments (0)

ALE has ended its Canadian joint venture with Roll-Lift and established its own Canadian operation »

Jekko SPK60.2

Jekko SPK60.2

28. March 2018 | Comments (0)

Jekko has started shipping the second generation version of its six tonne SPK60.2 mini crawler crane »

Crane drops load

Crane drops load

27. March 2018 | Comments (0)

A tower crane working in the city of London, UK, has dropped a pallet of bricks onto a pedestrian UPDATED »

The latest Cranes & Access is online

The latest Cranes & Access is online

27. March 2018 | Comments (0)

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

New regional manager at Manitex

New regional manager at Manitex

27. March 2018 | Comments (0)

Manitex has appointed Jerry Monahan as western regional business manager »

New HMF grab crane

New HMF grab crane

27. March 2018 | Comments (0)

Danish loader crane manufacturer HMF has unveiled a new crane designed for grab work »

Jekko for Frankenlift

Jekko for Frankenlift

27. March 2018 | Comments (0)

German rental company Frankenlift has taken delivery of a 2.4 tonne capacity Jekko SPX 424 spider crane »

Tree takes crane

Tree takes crane

27. March 2018 | Comments (0)

A truck crane overturned yesterday in Hanover, Massachusetts while removing a tree from a back yard »

Management changes at Trackunit

Management changes at Trackunit

27. March 2018 | Comments (0)

Danish telematics company Trackunit has announced a new appointments and management changes »

New Micro crane

New Micro crane

26. March 2018 | Comments (0)

Canadian manufacturer Microcranes has launched the M1 Global model lightweight modular mini crane »

Cargotec adds to executive board

Cargotec adds to executive board

26. March 2018 | Comments (0)

Hiab, Kalmar and MacGregor owner Cargotec has appointed Soili Mäkinen to its executive board »

450t Liebherr for BKL

450t Liebherr for BKL

26. March 2018 | Comments (0)

German crane company BKL Baukran Logistik has taken delivery of a 450t Liebherr LTM 1450-8.1 All Terrain »

Trackunit acquires Satrak

Trackunit acquires Satrak

26. March 2018 | Comments (0)

Danish telematics company Trackunit has acquired the UK based telematics provider Satrak »

Lanz adds to fleet

Lanz adds to fleet

26. March 2018 | Comments (0)

German rental company Lanz has added new cranes and a telehandler to its fleet with further units on order »

Wedding crane

Wedding crane

23. March 2018 | Comments (2)

Brendan O'Loughlin of AGD Equipment and partner Claire were wed last week and travelled to the reception by crane »

David James funeral

David James funeral

23. March 2018 | Comments (0)

We can now confirm the funeral details for UK crane and access veteran David James, who died earlier this month »

Demag crawlers for Kuwait

Demag crawlers for Kuwait

23. March 2018 | Comments (1)

Middle East based Integrated Logistics has ordered two 650t Demag CC 3800-1 lattice boom crawler cranes »

23 Terex cranes for Russia

23 Terex cranes for Russia

22. March 2018 | Comments (0)

The Demag/Terex distributor for Russia Kwintmadi has ordered 23 Demag and Terex cranes »

New 300t Grove

New 300t Grove

22. March 2018 | Comments (0)

Grove is to launch a new version of its six axle 300 tonne GMK6300L, the GMK6300L-1 »

Last chance for jobs

Last chance for jobs

21. March 2018 | 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 »

Groves for Nigeria

Groves for Nigeria

21. March 2018 | Comments (0)

Nigeria Liquid Natural Gas (NLNG) has taken delivery of two 130 tonne Grove GMK5130-2 All Terrain cranes »

Fatal crane incident in Morocco

Fatal crane incident in Morocco

21. March 2018 | Comments (0)

Two men died and another was critically injured yesterday when a tower crane collapsed in Casablanca, Morocco »

Genie XC booms for Saudi Arabia

Genie XC booms for Saudi Arabia

21. March 2018 | Comments (0)

Saudi Arabian rental company Bin Quraya has taken delivery of 10 125ft Genie SX-125 XC telescopic boom lifts »

750 tonner for Ireland

750 tonner for Ireland

20. March 2018 | Comments (0)

Irish rental company East Cork Crane Hire has taken delivery of a 750 tonne Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 All Terrain crane »

220t Tadano for Engel

220t Tadano for Engel

19. March 2018 | Comments (0)

German rental company Engel Krane has taken delivery of a 220 tonne Tadano ATF 220G-5 All Terrain crane »

Saudi order for Terex

Saudi order for Terex

19. March 2018 | Comments (0)

Saudi Arabian rental company ACT Crane & Heavy Equipment has ordered 10 Terex and Demag cranes »

TCA Lifting expands fleet

TCA Lifting expands fleet

16. March 2018 | Comments (0)

UK sales and rental company TCA Lifting has taken delivery of two new spider lifts a spider crane and a telehandler »

Soft ground causes crane overturn

Soft ground causes crane overturn

15. March 2018 | Comments (3)

A four axle truck crane overturned in Pruszków, on the south west side of Warsaw, Poland earlier today »

Five Liebherrs for Marsh

Five Liebherrs for Marsh

15. March 2018 | Comments (2)

UK crane and telehandler rental company Marsh Plant Hire has taken delivery of five Liebherr All Terrain cranes »

Custom Truck Terex order

Custom Truck Terex order

15. March 2018 | Comments (0)

US sales and rental company Custom Truck & Equipment has ordered 14 Terex cranes »

Two more Palazzanis for O.Mec

Two more Palazzanis for O.Mec

15. March 2018 | Comments (0)

Italian spider lift manufacturer Palazzani has delivered two 32 metre spider lifts to O.Mec in Italy »

Groves to Indonesia

Groves to Indonesia

14. March 2018 | Comments (0)

Indonesian rental company and contractor PT Saranabaja Perkasa has taken delivery of three Grove All Terrain cranes »

New chassis for Humma heavy duty cranes

New chassis for Humma heavy duty cranes

13. March 2018 | Comments (0)

Australia's Humma Cranes has launched a new chassis for its heavy duty Humma 55 »

Mammoet hits record height

Mammoet hits record height

13. March 2018 | Comments (0)

Mammoet has achieved a record on site lifting height for its PTC 200 DS crane of 217 metres »

More Demags for Wittrock

More Demags for Wittrock

9. March 2018 | Comments (0)

German rental company Wittrock Group has ordered another two 250t Demag AC 250-5 All Terrain cranes »

Another Jekko for Jaromin

Another Jekko for Jaromin

9. March 2018 | Comments (0)

German crane rental company Autokran-Dienst Jaromin has taken delivery of a 15.5t Jekko JF545 spider crane »

US crane prices set to rise

US crane prices set to rise

8. March 2018 | Comments (0)

Donald Trump’s threat to impose a 25% import tariff on steel is starting to put pressure on crane prices »

Elebia launches NEO hook

Elebia launches NEO hook

8. March 2018 | Comments (0)

Spanish lifting gear company Elebia has launched a 20 tonne capacity NEO automatic hook »

New T H White warranty package

New T H White warranty package

7. March 2018 | Comments (0)

UK Palfinger crane distributor T H White has announced a free extended warranty on Epsilon cranes »

Empire adds Demags

Empire adds Demags

7. March 2018 | Comments (0)

US based Empire Crane Company has ordered 14 new Demag All Terrain cranes »

New district managers for Link-Belt

New district managers for Link-Belt

7. March 2018 | Comments (0)

Link-Belt has appointed two district managers for the USA, Doug Newcomer and Kirk Erlinger »

More Demags for Wiesbauer

More Demags for Wiesbauer

6. March 2018 | Comments (0)

German crane rental company Wiesbauer has ordered two Demag All Terrain cranes »

Third LR 1250 for Dornseiff

Third LR 1250 for Dornseiff

6. March 2018 | Comments (0)

German rental company Dornseiff has taken delivery of a 250 tonne Liebherr LR 1250 crawler crane »

Crane overturn in Nashville

Crane overturn in Nashville

3. March 2018 | Comments (3)

An All Terrain crane overturned at a shopping mall on the south east side of Nashville, Tennessee on Thursday »

Icahn sells before Manitowoc shares plummet

Icahn sells before Manitowoc shares plummet

3. March 2018 | Comments (0)

Carl Icahn sold $31.3m worth of Manitowoc shares shortly before Donald Trump’s 25% tariff was announced »

Paul Evans 1965 - 2018

Paul Evans 1965 - 2018

2. March 2018 | Comments (0)

We have received the sad news that Paul Evans of Liebherr Great Britain passed away at home on Tuesday »

Two Liebherr 1450s for Ainscough

Two Liebherr 1450s for Ainscough

2. March 2018 | Comments (0)

UK crane rental company Ainscough is to take delivery of two 450 tonne Liebherr LTM 1450-8.1 All-Terrain cranes »

Strong fourth quarter for H&E

Strong fourth quarter for H&E

2. March 2018 | Comments (0)

US based H&E Equipment Services has reported a strong fourth quarter in terms of revenue and profit. »

Mammoet expands Mid East fleet

Mammoet expands Mid East fleet

2. March 2018 | Comments (0)

Mammoet Middle East has taken delivery of 35 new cranes, adding to its Middle Eastern fleet »

David James R.I.P

David James R.I.P

1. March 2018 | Comments (7)

We have just received the sad news that UK crane and access industry veteran David James has died »

150th Kran & Bühne online

150th Kran & Bühne online

1. March 2018 | Comments (0)

The 150th edition of Kran & Bühne magazine is now online and available to read or download »

Demags for Scholpp

Demags for Scholpp

1. March 2018 | Comments (0)

German rental company Scholpp Kran & Transport has taken delivery of three Demag All Terrain cranes »

10 cranes for M&M

10 cranes for M&M

1. March 2018 | Comments (0)

UK rental company M&M Mobile Crane Hire has taken delivery of seven cranes, with three more on order »

200t Grove for BFM

200t Grove for BFM

28. February 2018 | Comments (0)

German concrete company BFM has taken delivery of a 200 tonne Grove GMK 5200-1 All Terrain crane »

Grove crawler for Burger

Grove crawler for Burger

28. February 2018 | Comments (0)

Chilean rental company Burger Crane Company has taken delivery of a 120t Grove GHC130 telescopic crawler crane »

NM Group appoints new director

NM Group appoints new director

28. February 2018 | Comments (0)

NM Group (North Midland Construction) has appointed Robert Walsh as plant and transport director »

Shuttlelift RTG for Swan

Shuttlelift RTG for Swan

28. February 2018 | Comments (0)

UK based Swan Housing Associates has taken delivery of a 27 tonne/metre Shuttlelift SL 35II »

Grove for Düsseldorf Airport

Grove for Düsseldorf Airport

27. February 2018 | Comments (0)

Düsseldorf Airport in Germany has taken delivery of a 80 tonne Grove GMK 4080-1 All Terrain crane »

New German manager for Gefran

New German manager for Gefran

27. February 2018 | Comments (0)

Italian automation components manufacturer Gefran has appointed Ralph Rohmann to its German team »

Hird rebrands and adds to fleet

Hird rebrands and adds to fleet

26. February 2018 | Comments (0)

UK sales and rental company Hird has taken delivery of a Valla 250E and changed its company name to Hird Ltd »

Kobelco delivers first 300 tonne crawler crane

Kobelco delivers first 300 tonne crawler crane

26. February 2018 | Comments (0)

Kobelco has delivered the first units of its new 300 tonne CKS3000 lattice boom crawler crane »

ARA Rental show wrap up

ARA Rental show wrap up

26. February 2018 | Comments (0)

This year’s Rental Show in New Orleans is over with most exhibitors reporting solid order intake and a positive result »

Böckers for NMT

Böckers for NMT

26. February 2018 | Comments (1)

UK rental company NMT Crane Hire has taken delivery of four new Böcker aluminium truck cranes »

Unic Cranes Europe appoints new sales manager

Unic Cranes Europe appoints new sales manager

26. February 2018 | Comments (0)

Unic mini Cranes Europe has appointed Thomas Meheust as its European sales manager »

Avijit (Bobby) Mazumder 1934 - 2018

Avijit (Bobby) Mazumder 1934 - 2018

24. February 2018 | Comments (0)

We have received the news of the death of Avijit ‘Bobby’ Mazumder of Indian crane/equipment company TIL »

RTL expands Terex fleet

RTL expands Terex fleet

23. February 2018 | Comments (0)

US crane sales and rental company RTL Equipment has ordered a number of Demag and Terex cranes »

The latest Cranes & Access is online

The latest Cranes & Access is online

22. February 2018 | Comments (0)

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

Five more Kobelcos for Q Crane

Five more Kobelcos for Q Crane

22. February 2018 | Comments (0)

UK-based Q Crane & Plant Hire has ordered five new Kobelco crawler cranes »

Trevor Ripley 1955 – 2018

Trevor Ripley 1955 – 2018

21. February 2018 | Comments (0)

We have heard the sad news that career crane operator Trevor Ripley of Emsley Crane Hire in the UK, has died »

Stolen crane recovered

Stolen crane recovered

21. February 2018 | Comments (0)

The 300 tonne six axle Liebherr LTM 1300-6.2 belonging to Hovago that was stolen in September has been recovered »

GGR launches new counterweight beam

GGR launches new counterweight beam

21. February 2018 | Comments (0)

UK mini crane and glass handling specialist GGR has unveiled the Libro 8000 counterweighted lifting beam »

Spanish Liebherrs

Spanish Liebherrs

21. February 2018 | Comments (0)

Spanish crane rental company Gruas Leman has taken delivery of three Liebherr All Terrain cranes »

New Hiab location

New Hiab location

21. February 2018 | Comments (0)

Hiab is opening a new factory installation and competence centre in Meppel, north east Netherlands »

Steve Barnett to retire

Steve Barnett to retire

20. February 2018 | Comments (1)

Steve Barnett, Manitowoc Cranes commercial director for the UK/Ireland and Scandinavia is to retire »

More Konecranes to Canada

More Konecranes to Canada

20. February 2018 | Comments (0)

Canada based Global Container Terminals has ordered 10 40 tonne Konecranes rubber tyred gantry cranes »

All-new luffer from Raimondi

All-new luffer from Raimondi

20. February 2018 | Comments (0)

Raimondi is launching an all-new 18 tonne capacity luffing jib tower crane, the LR330. »

44 Demags for Sarens

44 Demags for Sarens

19. February 2018 | Comments (0)

Belgian crane and heavy lifting specialist Sarens has ordered 44 Demag All Terrain cranes »

Crane rolls on bridge

Crane rolls on bridge

16. February 2018 | Comments (0)

A four axle All Terrain overturned on a bridge in Hexham, near Newcastle, NSW Australia, on Tuesday night »

Fire service Liebherr for Taiwan

Fire service Liebherr for Taiwan

15. February 2018 | Comments (0)

Taiwanese crane company Lian Zheng has taken delivery of a 70t Liebherr LTM 1070-4.2 fire service crane »

Another Tadano for Berres

Another Tadano for Berres

15. February 2018 | Comments (0)

German rental company Berres Kranverleih has taken delivery of a 70 tonne Tadano ATF 70G-4 All Terrain crane »

Ron Dogotch retires

Ron Dogotch retires

14. February 2018 | Comments (0)

Ron Dogotch, senior vice president of Tadano America is retiring after 25 years with the company »

Terex Cranes back in profit

Terex Cranes back in profit

14. February 2018 | Comments (0)

Terex Cranes has continued its recovery and posted a fourth quarter profit on flat sales »

Liebherr for Millennium

Liebherr for Millennium

14. February 2018 | Comments (0)

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

Demags for Canada

Demags for Canada

14. February 2018 | Comments (0)

Canadian sales and rental company Cropac Equipment has ordered four Demag All Terrain cranes »

Third crane plant fatality

Third crane plant fatality

13. February 2018 | Comments (0)

A man seriously injured in the fatal Shady Grove, crane incident on February 2nd has now died »

Last chance for jobs

Last chance for jobs

13. February 2018 | 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 »

Losses deepen at Tat Hong

Losses deepen at Tat Hong

13. February 2018 | Comments (0)

Singapore based Tat Hong, has reported its third quarter results with higher revenues but more red ink »

Jekkos to Hong Kong

Jekkos to Hong Kong

13. February 2018 | Comments (0)

Hong Kong sales and rental company Sanroc Group has taken delivery of three Jekko cranes »

250t Demag to Poland

250t Demag to Poland

13. February 2018 | Comments (0)

Polish crane rental company Transdzwig S.J. Zawadzcy has collected a new 250t Demag AC 250-6 from the factory »

New 12 tonne Böcker crane

New 12 tonne Böcker crane

12. February 2018 | Comments (0)

German crane manufacturer Böcker will launch the 12 tonne AK 52 truck mounted crane next week »

Spierings adds service partner in Denmark

Spierings adds service partner in Denmark

12. February 2018 | Comments (0)

Mobile self-erecting tower crane manufacturer Spierings has appointed Lissner as its service partner in Denmark »

Order intake soars at Manitowoc

Order intake soars at Manitowoc

9. February 2018 | Comments (0)

Manitowoc Cranes has published its full year results with a stronger fourth quarter and a surge in order intake »

New VP sales & marketing for Elliot

New VP sales & marketing for Elliot

9. February 2018 | Comments (0)

Boom truck and lift manufacturer Elliott Equipment has appointed Tom Vatter as VP sales & marketing »

MacGregor acquires business from TTS

MacGregor acquires business from TTS

9. February 2018 | Comments (0)

The MacGregor division of Cargotec has acquired the bulk of Norway's TTS Group for €87 million »

Kato for Casserly

Kato for Casserly

9. February 2018 | Comments (0)

UK crane rental company G Casserly & Sons has taken delivery of a 13t Kato CR-130Ri city type All Terrain »

Solid pick up at Rami

Solid pick up at Rami

8. February 2018 | Comments (0)

Finnish international rental company Ramirent has reported a very strong fourth quarter and full year »

Three new products from Klaas

Three new products from Klaas

8. February 2018 | Comments (0)

German aluminium crane and lift manufacturer Klaas will launch three new products at Dach + Holz »

Swiss Demags

Swiss Demags

8. February 2018 | Comments (0)

Swiss rental company Interkran has ordered two Demag All Terrain cranes, a 100t AC 100-4L and a 300t AC 300-6 »

500t Liebherr to Russia

500t Liebherr to Russia

7. February 2018 | Comments (0)

Russian rental company M-Kran has taken delivery of a 500 tonne Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 All Terrain crane »

Kito acquires in Finland

Kito acquires in Finland

6. February 2018 | Comments (0)

Japanese overhead crane and hoist manufacturer Kito, has acquired Finnish crane manufacturer Erikkila »

Text book recovery

Text book recovery

6. February 2018 | Comments (0)

Last week a 500t AT crane came off a road in Scotland - the recovery this weekend was captured on video »

Crane over in DC

Crane over in DC

6. February 2018 | Comments (0)

A telescopic crawler crane overturned on a job site in Washington DC last Thursday, the operator was unhurt »

Tadano expects Q4 upturn

Tadano expects Q4 upturn

5. February 2018 | Comments (0)

Tadano has published its third quarter results - with sales down 6.3% - and flagged an emissions issue in the USA »

Ainscough expands sales team

Ainscough expands sales team

5. February 2018 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Ainscough Crane Hire has appointed four new area sales managers »

Fatal incident at crane plant

Fatal incident at crane plant

2. February 2018 | Comments (0)

A fatal crane incident occurred this morning at the Manitowoc plant in Shady Grove Pennsylvania UPDATED »

Walking the boom

Walking the boom

2. February 2018 | Comments (0)

Spotted by a reader in Belgium, a man walking a horizontal telescopic boom with harness but no lanyard »

Collapsed verge

Collapsed verge

2. February 2018 | Comments (2)

A 500t All Terrain crane was left partially blocking an A road in Scotland yesterday, when the verge gave way »

H&E acquires in Florida/Alabama

H&E acquires in Florida/Alabama

1. February 2018 | Comments (0)

US based sales & rental company H&E Equipment is to acquire Florida based Rental Inc for $68.6 million »

First Jekko JF545 in the Netherlands

First Jekko JF545 in the Netherlands

1. February 2018 | Comments (0)

The first Jekko JF545 articulated spider crane to be delivered in the Netherlands has gone to work »

Topkran spends €42 million with Liebherr

Topkran spends €42 million with Liebherr

1. February 2018 | Comments (0)

Russian rental company Topkran has placed a €42 million order for eight Liebherr AT, crawler and lattice cranes »

Hüffermann cranes arrive in USA

Hüffermann cranes arrive in USA

1. February 2018 | Comments (0)

BMW of North America has purchased the first Hüffermann self-propelled electric crane in the USA »

Kran & Bühne online

Kran & Bühne online

1. February 2018 | Comments (0)

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

Zeppelin adds Grove in Poland

Zeppelin adds Grove in Poland

31. January 2018 | Comments (0)

Zeppelin Polska has been confirmed as the Grove distributor for Poland, following its acquisition of Intrac »

Spierings boosts German sales team

Spierings boosts German sales team

31. January 2018 | Comments (0)

Spierings has appointed Raimon van Dijk as sales engineer for southern Germany and Austria »

21 Liebherrs for Whyte

21 Liebherrs for Whyte

30. January 2018 | Comments (0)

Scottish rental company Whyte Crane Hire has taken delivery of two Liebherr AT cranes, with 19 more on order »

LHM 420 for Australian port

LHM 420 for Australian port

30. January 2018 | Comments (0)

Australian port logistics company Qube Ports has ordered a Liebherr LHM 420 mobile harbour crane »

New VP for Kranlyft

New VP for Kranlyft

29. January 2018 | Comments (0)

Kranlyft has appointed Jurgen Vater as vice president of the Kranlyft group, based in Gothenburg, Sweden »

Kranlyft adds Klaas cranes

Kranlyft adds Klaas cranes

29. January 2018 | Comments (0)

German manufacturer Klaas has appointed Kranlyft as its exclusive distributor for the UK, Ireland and Sweden »

220t Tadano for France

220t Tadano for France

29. January 2018 | Comments (0)

French rental company ATM Levage has taken delivery of a 220 tonne Tadano ATF 220-G5 All Terrain crane »

Demags for CraneWorks

Demags for CraneWorks

26. January 2018 | Comments (0)

US sales and rental company CraneWorks has ordered eight Demag All Terrain cranes »

First UK LTM 1450-8.1

First UK LTM 1450-8.1

25. January 2018 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Baldwins Crane Hire has taken delivery of a 450 tonne Liebherr LTM 1450-8.1 »

NY Boom truck overturn

NY Boom truck overturn

25. January 2018 | Comments (0)

A boom truck overturned in Flushing, New York city yesterday while lifting steel beams. »

New director for Schmidbauer

New director for Schmidbauer

25. January 2018 | Comments (0)

Ex Bayern Munich chairman Karl Hopfner has joined the board of German crane rental company Schmidbauer »

New light range Effers

New light range Effers

24. January 2018 | Comments (0)

Effer has launched two new light range loader crane models, the 7.6 t/m 80.2 and the 11.5 t/m 125 »

Potain hydraulic luffer goes into production

Potain hydraulic luffer goes into production

24. January 2018 | Comments (0)

Potain is launching the MCH 125 hydraulic topless luffing jib crane, first seen as a prototype at Bauma China in 2016 »

New CEO for Trojan Battery

New CEO for Trojan Battery

24. January 2018 | Comments (0)

Trojan Battery has appointed Neil Thomas as chief executive, succeeding Jeff Elder who has retired »

GHCs for Indian port

GHCs for Indian port

24. January 2018 | Comments (0)

Indian port terminal Paradip Port has taken delivery of three 100 tonne GHC100 mobile harbour cranes »

Two new directors for BKL

Two new directors for BKL

23. January 2018 | Comments (0)

Southern German crane rental company BKL has appointed two new directors to its senior management team »

Crane overturn in Brisbane

Crane overturn in Brisbane

23. January 2018 | Comments (0)

A 25 tonne articulated pick & carry crane overturned this morning outside a shopping centre in Brisbane, Australia »

Mammoet adds 250t Grove

Mammoet adds 250t Grove

23. January 2018 | Comments (0)

Mammoet Germany has taken delivery of a 250 tonne Grove GMK 5250L All Terrain crane »

Link Belt Top five

Link Belt Top five

22. January 2018 | Comments (0)

Link-Belt Cranes has announced its top five North American distributors for 2017 »

Hitachi Sumitomo for Swiss contractor

Hitachi Sumitomo for Swiss contractor

22. January 2018 | Comments (0)

Swiss contractor, Gebr Brun has taken delivery of a new 80 tonne Hitachi Sumitomo SCX800A-3 crawler crane »

Terex RT 90s for Italy

Terex RT 90s for Italy

22. January 2018 | Comments (0)

Italian rental company Vernazza Autogru has ordered two 86 tonne Terex RT 90 Rough Terrain cranes »

Big crawler over

Big crawler over

19. January 2018 | Comments (1)

Strong winds overturned a 650t crawler crane on a wind farm in the Kirtorf area of central Germany yesterday »

King opens Hinkley division

King opens Hinkley division

19. January 2018 | Comments (0)

UK crane rental company King Lifting has opened a new division to service the Hinkley, Point C power station »

42 Manitex cranes for Cropac

42 Manitex cranes for Cropac

18. January 2018 | Comments (0)

Canadian sales and rental company Cropac Equipment has ordered 42 new Manitex cranes/boom trucks »

Mi-Jack to distribute Grove and Manitowoc

Mi-Jack to distribute Grove and Manitowoc

18. January 2018 | Comments (0)

Mi-Jack Canada has been appointed as a dealer for Manitowoc and Grove cranes in Alberta and Saskatchewan »

Mammoet adds Spanish partners

Mammoet adds Spanish partners

18. January 2018 | Comments (0)

Mammoet has confirmed two new partnerships with Spanish heavy transport specialists Arbegui and Transmodal »

25 Liebherrs for 25 years

25 Liebherrs for 25 years

18. January 2018 | Comments (0)

Dubai based Al Faris Equipment Rentals has ordered 25 Liebherr cranes to mark the company's 25th anniversary »

Nigerian mega contract for Mammoet

Nigerian mega contract for Mammoet

17. January 2018 | Comments (0)

Mammoet has won the contract to provide heavy lifting & transport for construction of Africa’s biggest refinery »

Sangwin's first Liebherr

Sangwin's first Liebherr

17. January 2018 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Sangwin Plant Hire has taken delivery of a 40 tonne Liebherr LTM 1040-2.1 All Terrain crane »

3D printed crane hook

3D printed crane hook

17. January 2018 | Comments (0)

Dutch equipment manufacturer Huisman has manufactured the world's first 3D printed offshore crane hook »

LHM 420s for Ems Ports

LHM 420s for Ems Ports

17. January 2018 | Comments (0)

German terminal operator Ems Ports Agency & Stevedoring has taken delivery of two Liebherr LHM 420s »

Manitowoc to relocate to Milwaukee

Manitowoc to relocate to Milwaukee

16. January 2018 | Comments (0)

Manitowoc Cranes is to relocates its corporate headquarters from Manitowoc, Wisconsin to Milwaukee. »

Raimondi LR213 arrives in UK

Raimondi LR213 arrives in UK

16. January 2018 | Comments (0)

Raimondi tower cranes has erected the first LR213 luffing jib tower crane to arrive in UK »

Wind takes gantry down

Wind takes gantry down

16. January 2018 | Comments (0)

Strong winds brought down a large gantry crane at the Damen ship repair yard in Schiedam, the Netherlands »

220t Demag for Mediaco

220t Demag for Mediaco

15. January 2018 | Comments (0)

French rental company Mediaco has taken delivery of a 220 tonne Demag AC 220-5 All Terrain crane »

First LTM 1090-4.2 to BMS

First LTM 1090-4.2 to BMS

15. January 2018 | Comments (0)

Danish rental company BMS has taken delivery of the very first 90 tonne Liebherr LTM 1090-4.2 »

Magna begins Dutch production

Magna begins Dutch production

15. January 2018 | Comments (0)

Magna Tyres has begun production at its new OBO Tyres factory in Hardenberg, eastern Netherlands »

Benny Sarens 1952 - 2017

Benny Sarens 1952 - 2017

12. January 2018 | Comments (0)

We have received the sad news that Benny Sarens of the Belgian heavy lift company has died »

Tat Hong may go private

Tat Hong may go private

12. January 2018 | Comments (0)

The Ng family and Standard Chartered Private Equity (Singapore) have made a formal bid to acquire Tat Hong »

The latest Cranes & Access is online

The latest Cranes & Access is online

12. January 2018 | Comments (0)

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

Tower crane overturn

Tower crane overturn

12. January 2018 | Comments (0)

A tower crane overturned in the German town of Werneck, to the south east of Frankfurt on Wednesday »

Crane overturn in Austin

Crane overturn in Austin

11. January 2018 | Comments (0)

A man was injured when a crane overturned in Austin, Texas yesterday, the incident was captured on video »

Faymonville for Wiesbauer

Faymonville for Wiesbauer

11. January 2018 | Comments (0)

German crane rental company Wiesbauer has taken delivery of two Faymonville Multimax low loaders »

Crane Fire UK

Crane Fire UK

11. January 2018 | Comments (0)

A City type All Terrain crane caught fire on the M25 motorway in the UK yesterday. »

Potain for Malaysia

Potain for Malaysia

11. January 2018 | Comments (0)

Malaysian construction company CB Construction has taken delivery of a 12 tonne Potain MC 310 K12 tower crane »

HMF Germany adds to sales team

HMF Germany adds to sales team

10. January 2018 | Comments (0)

HMF Germany has appointed Hartwig Müller-Bardey as western area sales manager »

Palfinger for Kier

Palfinger for Kier

10. January 2018 | Comments (0)

UK highways maintenance company Kier Highways has taken delivery of a Palfinger PK 19.001 SLD5 »

New owner for Hirschmann

New owner for Hirschmann

9. January 2018 | Comments (0)

Hirschmann Mobile Machine Control Solutions (MCS) has been acquired by the German based WIKA Group »

The verge and ditch season is here

The verge and ditch season is here

9. January 2018 | Comments (0)

This time of year we receive numerous reports of cranes sliding into ditches, the first of 2018 occurred in France »

Kato for Marsden

Kato for Marsden

9. January 2018 | Comments (1)

UK rental company Marsden Crane Services has ordered a 13 tonne Kato CR-130Ri city type All Terrain crane »

Michael ‘Mick’ Donovan 1953 - 2018

Michael ‘Mick’ Donovan 1953 - 2018

8. January 2018 | Comments (0)

We have received the sad news that Mick Donovan group crane manager at Bowmer & Kirkland died last Thursday »

Last chance for jobs

Last chance for jobs

8. January 2018 | 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 »

First Canadian 100t Grove

First Canadian 100t Grove

8. January 2018 | Comments (0)

Canadian rental company R&D Crane Rental has taken delivery of a 100t Grove TMS9000-2 truck crane »

First Jost 68.4s

First Jost 68.4s

5. January 2018 | Comments (0)

UK tower crane company Bennetts has taken delivery of the first Jost JTL 68.4s hydraulic luffing jib crane »

Tadano acquires Waterland

Tadano acquires Waterland

4. January 2018 | Comments (0)

Tadano has acquired its Benelux distributor Waterland Trading in a deal concluded this week »

Fatal tower crane overturn

Fatal tower crane overturn

4. January 2018 | Comments (1)

A tower crane overturned on to apartments in Nieuwport, Belgium last Wednesday night, killing a woman »

Demag AC 700-9 for Japan

Demag AC 700-9 for Japan

4. January 2018 | Comments (0)

Japanese crane rental company Aoki Juki has ordered a 700 tonne Demag AC 700-9 All Terrain crane »

Ranger Lifting opens in Melbourne

Ranger Lifting opens in Melbourne

3. January 2018 | Comments (0)

Australian lifting gear supplier Ranger Lifting is to open a new facility in Melbourne, Victoria, this month »

Cryptocurrency trojans

Cryptocurrency trojans

3. January 2018 | Comments (0)

A couple of readers encountered a bitcoin/Cryptocurrency Trojan risk warning yesterday with Google Chrome »

250t Grove for Kranlogistik

250t Grove for Kranlogistik

2. January 2018 | Comments (0)

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

Happy New Year

Happy New Year

1. January 2018 | Comments (0)

As 2017 bows out, we wish you great happiness and prosperity for 2018, and thank you for the support you have given us in 2017 »

300 tonne Kobelco crawler

300 tonne Kobelco crawler

28. December 2017 | Comments (0)

Kobelco has announced a new 300/350 tonne crawler crane, the CKE3000G for Europe and CKE3300-2 for N.America »

Last chance to have your say

Last chance to have your say

28. December 2017 | Comments (0)

This is the very last opportunity to input your confidential thoughts on 2017 and for 2018 in terms of expectations and rental rates »

Gottwalds for Indonesia

Gottwalds for Indonesia

27. December 2017 | Comments (0)

Indonesian port operator Pelindo 3 has ordered five Konecranes Gottwald mobile harbour cranes »

Hiab cyclone hydraulic oil tank

Hiab cyclone hydraulic oil tank

22. December 2017 | Comments (0)

Hiab has introduced a cyclone oil tank for its loader and forestry cranes which is said to reduce oil usage »

Baldwins regains licence and invests

Baldwins regains licence and invests

22. December 2017 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Baldwins has regained its transport licence, purchased five Nooteboom trailers and an LTM1450 »

Australian acquisition for Kalmar

Australian acquisition for Kalmar

21. December 2017 | Comments (0)

Kalmar has acquired the port services business of Inver Engineering, with completion due prior to year end »

Big AT overturn in Orlando

Big AT overturn in Orlando

21. December 2017 | Comments (0)

A five axle All Terrain crane overturned in Orlando, Florida in the early hours of yesterday morning »

New facility for Pace

New facility for Pace

21. December 2017 | Comments (0)

Australian crane distributor Pace Cranes is celebrating its 30th anniversary with the opening of a new facility »

250th MK 88 delivered

250th MK 88 delivered

20. December 2017 | Comments (0)

Dutch crane rental company BKV has taken delivery of the 250th Liebherr MK 88 mobile self-erecting tower crane »

Demag for Mayer

Demag for Mayer

20. December 2017 | Comments (0)

German rental company Mayer Autokran-Vermietung has taken delivery of a 160t Demag AC 160-5 »

Another legal victory for Manitowoc vs Sany

Another legal victory for Manitowoc vs Sany

20. December 2017 | Comments (0)

Manitowoc Crane has won another stage in its legal battle with Sany for stealing trade secrets. »

Wind takes crane

Wind takes crane

19. December 2017 | Comments (0)

A tower crane overturned last Thursday in the town of Germering, Bavaria, near Munich »

More Liebherrs for Emerson

More Liebherrs for Emerson

19. December 2017 | Comments (1)

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

Terex order for Mammoet

Terex order for Mammoet

19. December 2017 | Comments (0)

Mammoet has ordered 14 Terex/Demag cranes, including 10 All Terrain cranes topped by a 500 tonner »

Steve Foster adds Liebherrs

Steve Foster adds Liebherrs

18. December 2017 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Steve Foster Cranes has taken delivery of two Liebherr All Terrain cranes »

Tadano for Fricke-Schmidbauer

Tadano for Fricke-Schmidbauer

18. December 2017 | Comments (0)

German rental company Fricke-Schmidbauer has taken delivery of a 130 tonne Tadano ATF 130G-5 All Terrain crane »

250t Grove for Italy

250t Grove for Italy

18. December 2017 | Comments (0)

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

Wisconsin Tadano dealer

Wisconsin Tadano dealer

18. December 2017 | Comments (0)

Tadano has appointed Reynolds Equipment as a dealer for its cranes in Wisconsin »

Kobelco to merge European ops

Kobelco to merge European ops

15. December 2017 | Comments (0)

As part of its Global reorganisation Kobelco is merging its European crane and excavator companies in Europe »

Kristopher "Kyle" Lewis 1960-2017

Kristopher "Kyle" Lewis 1960-2017

15. December 2017 | Comments (0)

We have confirmed the sad news that US tower crane entrepreneur Kyle Lewis, of Sun Crane has died »

750t Liebherr for Finland

750t Liebherr for Finland

15. December 2017 | Comments (0)

Finnish crane rental company J. Helaakoski has purchased the first 750 tonne Liebherr LTM1750-9.1 in Finland »

Grove for Schaak

Grove for Schaak

15. December 2017 | Comments (0)

German crane rental company Schaak Kran & Transporte has taken delivery of a 150 tonne Grove GMK5150L »

New sales manager for Link-Belt

New sales manager for Link-Belt

15. December 2017 | Comments (2)

Link Belt has appointed Mike Ogle as manager North American sales, Skeeter Collins moves to major accounts »

100t Tadano for Fischer

100t Tadano for Fischer

14. December 2017 | Comments (0)

German rental company Otto Fischer has taken delivery of a 100 tonne Tadano ATF 100G-4 All Terrain crane »

Tat Hong consolidates Sarawak/Brunei

Tat Hong consolidates Sarawak/Brunei

14. December 2017 | Comments (0)

Tat Hong has merged Brunei based Tat Hong Crane into its wholly owned Tat Hong Crane Rental (Sarawak) »

Crane operator fights back

Crane operator fights back

14. December 2017 | Comments (0)

The operator of the crane that overturned in Manhattan, last year has launched lawsuit against the investigators »

COO for Manitex

COO for Manitex

13. December 2017 | Comments (0)

Manitex International has promoted its president Steve Kiefer to chief operating officer »

New Tadano for M&M

New Tadano for M&M

13. December 2017 | Comments (0)

UK rental company M&M Crane Hire has taken delivery of a 130 tonne Tadano ATF 130G-5 All Terrain crane »

Liebherr RTs for Wasel

Liebherr RTs for Wasel

13. December 2017 | Comments (0)

German crane and heavy lifting contractor Wasel has taken delivery of two Liebherr Rough Terrain cranes »

New Terex sales director

New Terex sales director

12. December 2017 | Comments (0)

Terex Cranes has appointed Bill Cox as sales director North American operations, replacing Mark Phillippi »

Crane overturn in Maryland

Crane overturn in Maryland

12. December 2017 | Comments (1)

A 90t Rough Terrain crane overturned in Williamsport, Maryland on Friday at the C&O Canal National Historical Park »

RTGs for Canadian terminal

RTGs for Canadian terminal

11. December 2017 | Comments (0)

Canada based Halterm Container Terminal has ordered three Konecranes rubber tyred gantry (RTG) cranes »

Teamwork pays

Teamwork pays

9. December 2017 | Comments (0)

We just loved this clip and it imparts an important message, but even if you don’t think so it is the weekend »

Crane operator trapped

Crane operator trapped

9. December 2017 | Comments (0)

A lattice crawler crane overturned yesterday at a Bangkok Metro site injuring the operator. »

10th location for Kirby-Smith

10th location for Kirby-Smith

8. December 2017 | Comments (0)

Kirby-Smith Machinery opened its new Kansas City branch on Wednesday with an open house event »

David Jacobi funeral

David Jacobi funeral

7. December 2017 | Comments (0)

We have received details of the funeral from the family of David Jacobi who died last week. »

First 150t Grove for South Germany

First 150t Grove for South Germany

7. December 2017 | Comments (1)

German rental company Hermann Kranverleih has taken delivery of a 150 tonne Grove GMK5150L All Terrain crane »

Kato for Savage

Kato for Savage

6. December 2017 | Comments (0)

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

Crane over at maltings

Crane over at maltings

5. December 2017 | Comments (1)

A five axle crane overturned at the Holland Malt plant in Eemshaven, the Netherlands yesterday »

Mammoet expands Texas site

Mammoet expands Texas site

5. December 2017 | Comments (0)

Mammoet USA has expanded its site at the Port of Freeport in Texas, USA »

First German AC 300-6

First German AC 300-6

4. December 2017 | Comments (0)

German crane rental company Eschbach has ordered the first Demag AC 300-6 All Terrain crane in Germany »

More Liebherrs for Marsh

More Liebherrs for Marsh

4. December 2017 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Marsh Plant Hire has taken delivery of four 40 tonne Liebherr LTM 1040-2.1 All Terrain cranes »

Kran & Bühne online

Kran & Bühne online

4. December 2017 | Comments (0)

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

Gottwald for Venice

Gottwald for Venice

4. December 2017 | Comments (0)

Italian based Terminale Intermodale Venezia has ordered a 125t Konecranes Gottwald G HMK 6507 »

New sales rep for Sims

New sales rep for Sims

1. December 2017 | Comments (0)

Florida based rental company Sims Crane & Equipment has appointed Craig Corbett as Orlando sales rep »

Cramo and Rami consider future of Fortrent

Cramo and Rami consider future of Fortrent

1. December 2017 | Comments (0)

Ramirent and Cramo are exploring strategic options for their Russian joint venture company Fortrent »

Potain orders for NFT

Potain orders for NFT

1. December 2017 | Comments (0)

Abu Dhabi based Potain distributor NFT has delivered a number of Potain cranes to contractors in Kuwait »

David Jacobi  1960-2017

David Jacobi 1960-2017

30. November 2017 | Comments (12)

We have received the sad news that David Jacobi of Ainscough Heavy Cranes has passed away after a short illness »

The latest Cranes & Access is online

The latest Cranes & Access is online

30. November 2017 | Comments (0)

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

Rami to quit cabin rental?

Rami to quit cabin rental?

30. November 2017 | Comments (0)

Finnish rental group Ramirent is considering exiting the temporary space business to focus on equipment »

New Palfinger loader crane

New Palfinger loader crane

30. November 2017 | Comments (0)

Palfinger has added the 109 tonne/metre PK 135.002 TEC 7 to its heavy-duty loader crane »

Liebherr crawlers for Select

Liebherr crawlers for Select

30. November 2017 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Select Plant Hire has taken delivery of two 60 tonne Liebherr LTR 1060 crawler cranes »

Four new cranes for Sutch

Four new cranes for Sutch

30. November 2017 | Comments (1)

UK rental company John Sutch Cranes has invested £3.7 million in new cranes, including a six axle Spierings »

Italian Groves

Italian Groves

29. November 2017 | Comments (0)

Italian crane rental company Baldini has ordered three new Grove All Terrain cranes »

Liebherrs for Central

Liebherrs for Central

29. November 2017 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Central Crane Hire (Hull) has taken delivery of two Liebherr All Terrain cranes »

Last chance for jobs

Last chance for jobs

28. November 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 »

Three new Hyva cranes

Three new Hyva cranes

28. November 2017 | Comments (0)

Dutch loader crane manufacturer Hyva has launched three new cranes, extending its range to 165 tonne/metres »

Terex towers for Loga

Terex towers for Loga

28. November 2017 | Comments (0)

French tower crane rental company Loga has taken delivery of seven Terex CTT 132-6 flat top tower cranes »

Tasmanian Grove

Tasmanian Grove

27. November 2017 | Comments (0)

Tasmanian rental company Cranes Combined has taken delivery of a 150 tonne Grove GMK5150L All Terrain crane »

Lifting over pedestrians

Lifting over pedestrians

24. November 2017 | Comments (0)

Spotted in the UK a crane lifting large sheets into the upper floor of a London building over an open walkway »

Hans Aarse to retire – maybe

Hans Aarse to retire – maybe

24. November 2017 | Comments (0)

Crane and access industry veteran Hans Aarse is to step down from his role at IPAF after 12 years of service »

Groves for Davies Crane Hire

Groves for Davies Crane Hire

24. November 2017 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Davies Crane Hire has taken delivery of two Grove All Terrain cranes »

Kalmar RMGs for Spain

Kalmar RMGs for Spain

24. November 2017 | Comments (0)

Spanish terminal operator Noatum Container Terminal Bilbao has ordered two 41 tonne Kalmar RMG cranes »

BKL moves south

BKL moves south

23. November 2017 | Comments (0)

German crane rental company BKL Baukran Logistik is opening a new location in Rosenheim, south east of Munich »

Tadanos for Steil

Tadanos for Steil

22. November 2017 | Comments (0)

German crane rental company Steil Kranarbeiten has taken delivery of three Tadano All Terrain cranes »

Rental rates: have your say

Rental rates: have your say

22. November 2017 | Comments (0)

Have your say on current UK rental rate trends and developments, anonymously or not »

New Fassi unveiled

New Fassi unveiled

21. November 2017 | Comments (0)

Fassi has launched the new F395A/RA xe-dynamic medium duty crane line at the Transport-CH exhibition in Bern »

Another Liebherr for Birmingham

Another Liebherr for Birmingham

21. November 2017 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Birmingham Crane Hire has taken delivery of a 40tLiebherr LTM 1040-2.1 All Terrain crane »

Manitex on notice

Manitex on notice

20. November 2017 | Comments (0)

Manitex has received a Letter Notice from the Nasdaq Stock Market, regarding the late filing of its results »

Revenues boost for Tat Hong

Revenues boost for Tat Hong

20. November 2017 | Comments (0)

Singapore based Tat Hong has reported a more positive set of numbers for the second quarter and first half »

Synthetic rope for German Grove

Synthetic rope for German Grove

20. November 2017 | Comments (0)

Germany based Auto-Klug has taken delivery of a 100t Grove GMK4100L-1 with K-100 synthetic rope »

Tadano adds western US dealer

Tadano adds western US dealer

20. November 2017 | Comments (0)

Tadano has appointed Bigge Crane & Rigging as its dealer for Arizona, New Mexico, Utah and Colorado »

900 tonner for Hebo

900 tonner for Hebo

20. November 2017 | Comments (0)

Hebo Maritiemservice is expanding its heavy floating crane fleet with the addition of a new 900 tonne sheerleg »

Jekko adds Swedish dealer

Jekko adds Swedish dealer

17. November 2017 | Comments (0)

The Italian spider/mini crawler crane manufacturer Jekko has agreed a distribution partnership with Hüllert Maskin »

Another Grove to Stena Line

Another Grove to Stena Line

17. November 2017 | Comments (0)

UK based Stena Line Ports has taken delivery of a 45 tonne Grove RT550E Rough Terrain crane »

Welsh Maeda

Welsh Maeda

17. November 2017 | Comments (0)

Welsh rental and machinery movement company Portacover has taken delivery of a Maeda LC785 mini crawler crane »

Rusch wins Abu Dhabi contract

Rusch wins Abu Dhabi contract

16. November 2017 | Comments (0)

Rusch Middle East has won a contract for the replacement and refurbishment of 23 overhead cranes »

More Kobelcos for Hawks

More Kobelcos for Hawks

16. November 2017 | Comments (0)

UK crane rental company Hawks Hire has ordered two new Kobelco crawler cranes »

130t Tadano for Horizon

130t Tadano for Horizon

15. November 2017 | Comments (0)

Scotland’s Horizon Reinforcing and Crane Hire has taken delivery of a 130 tonne Tadano ATF 130G-5 crane »

Groves to Australia

Groves to Australia

15. November 2017 | Comments (0)

Australian rental company Borger Cranes has taken delivery of three Grove All Terrain cranes »

Steil adds 500t Liebherr

Steil adds 500t Liebherr

15. November 2017 | Comments (0)

German crane rental company Steil Kranarbeiten has taken delivery of a 500t Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 »

Demag goes Urban

Demag goes Urban

14. November 2017 | Comments (0)

German rental company Detlef Urban has taken delivery of a 100 tonne Demag AC 100-4L All Terrain crane »

Maeda for Owen

Maeda for Owen

14. November 2017 | Comments (0)

UK based Owen Fabrications has taken delivery of a 2.82 tonne Maeda MC285CRM-E-2 spider crane »

Wolff for American

Wolff for American

14. November 2017 | Comments (0)

US based rental company American Crane & Rigging has taken delivery of a 20t WolffKran W8033.20 tower crane »

Private Equity bid for Tat Hong

Private Equity bid for Tat Hong

13. November 2017 | Comments (0)

Tat Hong has revealed Standard Chartered Private Equity (Singapore) as the company interested in acquiring it »

Saez for training

Saez for training

13. November 2017 | Comments (0)

The National Construction Training Centre in Ireland has taken delivery of a five tonne Saez TL50 tower crane »

BBL adds 250t Grove

BBL adds 250t Grove

13. November 2017 | Comments (0)

German rental company BBL Baumaschinen has taken delivery of a 250 tonne Grove GMK5250L All Terrain crane »

First Hups for south east Asia

First Hups for south east Asia

13. November 2017 | Comments (0)

Potain has delivered the first two four tonne Hup 32-27 self-erecting tower cranes to Thailand and Malaysia »

Malcolm Lawton 1935-2017

Malcolm Lawton 1935-2017

10. November 2017 | Comments (3)

We have received the sad news that Malcolm Lawton of Scott Greenham and PTP has died »

30 year achievement

30 year achievement

10. November 2017 | Comments (1)

John Miller has celebrated 30 years with Grove/Manitowoc, having joined Grove Coles in 1987 »

Tadano dealer adds GR-1200XL

Tadano dealer adds GR-1200XL

10. November 2017 | Comments (0)

US based sales and rental company Scott-Macon Equipment has taken delivery of a new 110t Tadano GR-1200XL »

Two Gottwalds for Singapore

Two Gottwalds for Singapore

10. November 2017 | Comments (0)

Singapore based Winning Logistics has ordered two 100 tonne Konecranes Gottwald Model 8 floating cranes »

OSHA confirms crane operator certification postponement

OSHA confirms crane operator certification postponement

9. November 2017 | Comments (0)

OSHA has confirmed that the deadline for crane operators to be certified in the USA has been postponed »

Funeral for crane fan

Funeral for crane fan

9. November 2017 | Comments (9)

A young UK crane enthusiast suffering from Autism and epilepsy had a crane tribute at his funeral »

Ortner to leave Palfinger

Ortner to leave Palfinger

8. November 2017 | Comments (0)

Palfinger chief executive Herbert Ortner has announced that he will leave the company at the end of the year »

Kalmar adds VP global terminal operators

Kalmar adds VP global terminal operators

8. November 2017 | Comments (0)

Kalmar has appointed Guenter Schmidmeir as senior vice president, global terminal operators »

Scholpp acquires IndustrieMontagen Thüringen

Scholpp acquires IndustrieMontagen Thüringen

8. November 2017 | Comments (0)

German lifting and moving group Scholpp has acquired the business and assets of IndustrieMontagen Thüringen »

Further decline at Tadano

Further decline at Tadano

7. November 2017 | Comments (0)

Tadano has published its half year results showing a further decline in sales and profits. »

Progress continues at Manitowoc

Progress continues at Manitowoc

7. November 2017 | Comments (0)

Manitowoc Cranes has reported a strong pick up in sales for the third quarter while cutting last year's losses »

Link-belt announces RTC-80160 Series II

Link-belt announces RTC-80160 Series II

7. November 2017 | Comments (0)

Link-Belt has upgraded its three axle 135t RTC-80150 Rough Terrain crane to the 145t RTC-80160 Series II »

First Gottwald Model 8 crane in Spain

First Gottwald Model 8 crane in Spain

7. November 2017 | Comments (0)

European Bulk Handling Installation (EBHI) has taken delivery of a 100t G HSK 8420 B portal harbour crane »

450t Liebherr for Sarens Australia

450t Liebherr for Sarens Australia

6. November 2017 | Comments (0)

Sarens Australia has taken delivery of a new 450 tonne Liebherr LTM 1450-8.1 All Terrain crane »

Terex Explorer for Benson

Terex Explorer for Benson

6. November 2017 | Comments (0)

USA rental company Benson Crane Service has taken delivery of a 130t Terex Explorer 5500 All Terrain crane »

Fatal crane rigging incident

6. November 2017 | Comments (0)

A man died while rigging a crane for a lift on a radio tower near Fayetteville, Arkansas last Thursday. »

Nesco acquires Bethea

Nesco acquires Bethea

3. November 2017 | Comments (0)

US based utility equipment rental company Nesco has acquired Bethea Tool and Equipment »

Speedy Expo

Speedy Expo

2. November 2017 | Comments (3)

Today is the second day of the Speedy Expo 2017, which is taking place at the Exhibition Centre in Liverpool, UK »

City AT overturn

City AT overturn

2. November 2017 | Comments (9)

A city type All Terrain crane has overturned onto a home in Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK this morning »

New Grove GMK4090

New Grove GMK4090

2. November 2017 | Comments (0)

Manitowoc has announced a new four axle Grove All Terrain crane, the 90t GMK4090, upgrading the GMK4080-1 »

New engineering VP for Link-Belt

New engineering VP for Link-Belt

2. November 2017 | Comments (0)

Link Belt Cranes has announced the retirement of VP of engineering Don Moore at the end of this year »

Elebia launches C5 clamp

Elebia launches C5 clamp

2. November 2017 | Comments (0)

Spanish lifting gear company Elebia has launched the 5,000kg C5 automatic lifting clamp »

2018 media pack online

2018 media pack online

1. November 2017 | Comments (0)

The Vertikal Press 2018 media pack is now online and available to download »

New Liebherrs for Cadman

New Liebherrs for Cadman

1. November 2017 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Cadman Cranes has taken delivery of two Liebherr All Terrain cranes »

New Grove dealers in Asia

New Grove dealers in Asia

1. November 2017 | Comments (0)

Manitowoc has appointed two new full-line Grove crane dealers in Hong Kong and Vietnam »

Another good quarter for Terex Cranes

Another good quarter for Terex Cranes

31. October 2017 | Comments (0)

Terex Cranes has posted a positive set of third quarter numbers in terms of revenue growth and reduced losses »

New Raimondi flat top

New Raimondi flat top

31. October 2017 | Comments (0)

Raimondi Cranes has launched an all new 12 tonne capacity flat top tower crane, the MRT234 »

New Hoeflon location

New Hoeflon location

31. October 2017 | Comments (0)

Dutch spider crane manufacturer Hoeflon Compactkranen has opened its new headquarters in Barneveld »

Solid quarter for H&E

Solid quarter for H&E

31. October 2017 | Comments (0)

US based sales and rental company H&E Equipment Services has posted a positive set of third quarter results »

Coroner calls for lower speed limits for artic cranes

Coroner calls for lower speed limits for artic cranes

30. October 2017 | Comments (1)

A report on a fatal traffic incident involving a Franna AT 20 is highly critical and calls for changes in the law »

Kobelco crane sales slip

Kobelco crane sales slip

30. October 2017 | Comments (0)

Kobe Steel, owner of Kobelco has published its half year financials, which show lower crane sales »

Another record for Palfinger

Another record for Palfinger

30. October 2017 | Comments (0)

Palfinger has posted a new nine month revenue record at the third quarter stage »

Potains for Mantis

Potains for Mantis

30. October 2017 | Comments (0)

The UK division of Mantis Cranes has taken delivery of two four tonne Potain Hup 40-30 self erecting tower cranes »

Tree takes crane

Tree takes crane

28. October 2017 | Comments (3)

A crane overturned near Newark, New Jersey yesterday while lifting a tree segment from a back yard »

Crane operator seriously injured

Crane operator seriously injured

28. October 2017 | Comments (0)

A crane operator was rushed to hospital in Tampa, Florida yesterday after a large steel pile swung into his cab »

Demag launches AC45 City

Demag launches AC45 City

27. October 2017 | Comments (0)

Terex Cranes has unveiled the new Demag AC45 City today, and new or upgraded 55,60, 80,100 and 300 tonne ATs »

120t Tadano RTs for Bigge

120t Tadano RTs for Bigge

27. October 2017 | Comments (0)

US based Bigge Crane and Rigging has taken delivery of two 120 tonne Tadano GR-1200XL Rough Terrain cranes »

Kran & Bühne online

Kran & Bühne online

27. October 2017 | Comments (0)

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

Grove for Trinity House

Grove for Trinity House

27. October 2017 | Comments (0)

UK maritime charity Trinity House has taken delivery of a 60 tonne Grove RT765E-2 Rough Terrain crane »

Grove RTs for Philippines

Grove RTs for Philippines

26. October 2017 | Comments (0)

Filipino rental company MDC Equipment Solutions, has taken four 30t Grove RT530E-2 Rough Terrain cranes »

Clarks back in cranes

Clarks back in cranes

25. October 2017 | Comments (0)

The former owners of Scotland’s Port Services Group, Paul and Steve Clark, are back into the heavy crane business »

Liebherr flagship for Ley-Krane

Liebherr flagship for Ley-Krane

25. October 2017 | Comments (2)

German rental company Ley-Krane has taken delivery of a 450 tonne Liebherr LTM 1450-8.1 All Terrain crane »

LHM 800 to Chile

LHM 800 to Chile

25. October 2017 | Comments (0)

Chile's Terminal Pacífico Sur Valparaiso (TPS) has taken delivery of a 154t Liebherr LHM 800 mobile harbour crane »

700t Demag for Kuwait

700t Demag for Kuwait

24. October 2017 | Comments (0)

Kuwait rental company Jassim Transport & Stevedoring has taken delivery of a 700t Demag AC 700-9 »

Cummins acquires Brammo

Cummins acquires Brammo

23. October 2017 | Comments (0)

Engine manufacturer Cummins has acquired the assets of Oregon based Brammo »

New CEO and CFO for Mammoet

New CEO and CFO for Mammoet

20. October 2017 | Comments (0)

Mammoet has appointed a new chief executive and financial officer as Jan Klein moves to a new role »

Another Grove for Alanoca

Another Grove for Alanoca

20. October 2017 | Comments (0)

Bolivian transport and installation company Alanoca has taken delivery of a 300 tonne Grove GMK6300L »

Kato for Steve Foster

Kato for Steve Foster

19. October 2017 | Comments (0)

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

More Tadanos for Roger Miles

More Tadanos for Roger Miles

19. October 2017 | Comments (1)

UK used equipment company Roger Miles Plant Sales has taken delivery of two Tadano All Terrain cranes »

Three Raimondis for Sydney waterfront

Three Raimondis for Sydney waterfront

19. October 2017 | Comments (0)

Australian property developer Piety THP has taken delivery of three 10 tonne flat-top Raimondi tower cranes »

Dermot O’Leary 1946- 2017

Dermot O’Leary 1946- 2017

18. October 2017 | Comments (0)

Dermot O’Leary co-founder and managing director of Irish company Crane Hire Limited, has died, age 71 »

The latest Cranes & Access is online

The latest Cranes & Access is online

18. October 2017 | Comments (0)

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

Tadano launches new range of truck cranes

Tadano launches new range of truck cranes

18. October 2017 | Comments (0)

Tadano has unveiled a range of three new truck cranes, the 75t GT-750EL, 60t GT-600EL and 30t GT-300EL »

Link Belt moves on Egypt

Link Belt moves on Egypt

18. October 2017 | Comments (0)

Link-Belt Cranes has appointed EGYMEC Engineering Company as the sole Link-Belt distributor for Egypt »

Tadano Mantis GTC1200 for AGK

Tadano Mantis GTC1200 for AGK

17. October 2017 | Comments (0)

Massachusetts, USA based ACK Marine & General Contracting has purchased a new 120 tonne Tadano Mantis GTC1200 »

Three Liebherrs for Kavanagh

Three Liebherrs for Kavanagh

17. October 2017 | Comments (0)

Irish rental company Kavanagh Crane Hire has taken delivery of three new Liebherr All Terrain cranes »

First LR 11000 in Spain

First LR 11000 in Spain

16. October 2017 | Comments (0)

Spanish heavy lifting company Transportes y Grúas Aguado has taken delivery of a 1,000t Liebherr LR 11000 »

Car upends tower crane

Car upends tower crane

16. October 2017 | Comments (0)

A tower crane overturned in Mersch, Luxembourg on Friday night, after a car slammed into its base »

UK orders for Hiab

UK orders for Hiab

16. October 2017 | Comments (0)

Hiab has received orders for 30 X-HiPro loader cranes from UK based MV Commercial and Lawrence Vehicles »

John Oliver Cliff - 1942-2017

John Oliver Cliff - 1942-2017

13. October 2017 | Comments (0)

We have received the sad news that John Cliff of Tadano Mantis passed away yesterday »

Terex Comedils go Dutch

Terex Comedils go Dutch

13. October 2017 | Comments (0)

Dutch tower crane rental and sales company Stravers Torenkranen has ordered 22 Terex Comedil tower cranes »

Bigger Tadano territory for Coastline

Bigger Tadano territory for Coastline

13. October 2017 | Comments (0)

Tadano North America has expanded the dealer territory of Coastline Equipment to include Nevada and Idaho. »

Another Liebherr for King

Another Liebherr for King

13. October 2017 | Comments (1)

UK crane rental company King Lifting has taken delivery of a 130 tonne Liebherr LTM 1130-5.1 All Terrain crane »

New president and chairman for CPA

New president and chairman for CPA

13. October 2017 | Comments (5)

The UK’s Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) has appointed Brian Jones as president for a term of five years »

750t crane fire

750t crane fire

12. October 2017 | Comments (0)

A 750 tonne crane caught fire this morning on the northbound side of the M6 motorway in Cumbria, UK »

Crane operator fall

Crane operator fall

12. October 2017 | Comments (1)

A crane operator is critically ill after his boom truck overturned in Miami, Florida yesterday »

Marsden's first new crane

Marsden's first new crane

11. October 2017 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Marsden Crane Services has taken delivery of a 60 tonne Liebherr LTM 1060-3.1 »

Fatal tower crane fall

Fatal tower crane fall

10. October 2017 | Comments (0)

A man died yesterday after falling from the top of a tower crane at a site in Fort De France in Martinique »

More RTGs for India

More RTGs for India

10. October 2017 | Comments (0)

India’s Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals has ordered 18 40 tonne Konecranes Noell Rubber Tired Gantry cranes »

Penny Hydraulics expands

Penny Hydraulics expands

10. October 2017 | Comments (0)

UK loader crane manufacturer Penny Hydraulics has opened a new manufacturing facility at its Derbyshire site »

Russian order for Hiab

Russian order for Hiab

9. October 2017 | Comments (0)

Russian timber processing group ULK has ordered 40 Hiab Loglift F96ST forestry cranes »

Tower over in Poland

Tower over in Poland

7. October 2017 | Comments (1)

A luffing jib tower crane came down in Opole, Poland on Thursday night after strong winds hit the area »

Biggest GIS so far

Biggest GIS so far

6. October 2017 | Comments (1)

The Giornate Italiane del Sollevamento - Italian Lifting Days in English – is currently underway in Piacenza »

Kato for Sark

Kato for Sark

6. October 2017 | Comments (0)

The government of Sark in the Channel Islands has taken delivery of a 20 tonne Kato CR-200Ri city type crane »

Mammoet expands in Australia

Mammoet expands in Australia

6. October 2017 | Comments (0)

Netherlands based heavy lift group Mammoet has opened two new locations in Australia. »

Deutz acquires Italian dealer

Deutz acquires Italian dealer

6. October 2017 | Comments (0)

German engine manufacturer Deutz has acquired its Italian dealer IML Motori »

CraneWorks order for Manitex

CraneWorks order for Manitex

5. October 2017 | Comments (0)

Texas based CraneWorks has placed a $12 million order with Manitex for 31 truck cranes and boom trucks »

Wind takes boom down

Wind takes boom down

5. October 2017 | Comments (4)

The boom of a large crawler crane came down in strong winds last week at a gas plant in Jazan, Saudi Arabia »

Collett sets up in Ireland

Collett sets up in Ireland

5. October 2017 | Comments (0)

UK transport and heavy lift company Collett has set up a new subsidiary company, Collett (Ireland) »

Kalmar RTGs for Thailand

Kalmar RTGs for Thailand

5. October 2017 | Comments (0)

Thai terminal and logistics company BMT Pacific has ordered four 40t Kalmar SmartPower RTG cranes »

More Liebherrs for Bryn Thomas

More Liebherrs for Bryn Thomas

4. October 2017 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Bryn Thomas Cranes has taken delivery of a 90t Liebherr LTM 1090-4.1, with others on order »

Schramm rejoins Terex Cranes

Schramm rejoins Terex Cranes

4. October 2017 | Comments (2)

Thomas Schramm has rejoined Terex Cranes to head its sales and support in Europe and the Middle East. »

First Liebherr

First Liebherr

4. October 2017 | Comments (0)

UK rental company Ellis Crane Hire has taken delivery of its first Liebherr crane, an LTM 1040-2.1 All Terrain »

Binladin staff acquitted

Binladin staff acquitted

3. October 2017 | Comments (0)

A court in Saudi Arabia has acquitted those charged with negligence in the 2015 Mecca crane overturn »

Western Pacific adds PM loader cranes

Western Pacific adds PM loader cranes

3. October 2017 | Comments (0)

Manitex has appointed Western Pacific Crane & Equipment as a PM articulated loader crane range »

Five new Sennebogen cranes

Five new Sennebogen cranes

2. October 2017 | Comments (0)

Sennebogen unveiled five new cranes at the company's 65th anniversary celebrations in Straubing »

K-Motion heading to China

K-Motion heading to China

29. September 2017 | Comments (0)

Chinese transport and logistics company Kunming Tianfu Logistics has taken delivery of a Kalmar Gloria reachstacker »

Crane runs into boom truck

Crane runs into boom truck

27. September 2017 | Comments (0)

A lattice boom truck crane ran into a truck carrying a boom section yesterday in Chihuahua, northern Mexico »

Raimondi MRT223 for Irish Cranes

Raimondi MRT223 for Irish Cranes

27. September 2017 | Comments (0)

Irish Cranes & Lifting has taken delivery of a new Raimondi MRT223 flat top tower crane. »

Crane overturns on barge

Crane overturns on barge

27. September 2017 | Comments (1)

A lattice crawler crane working from a barge overturned yesterday on a bridge project in Daytona Beach, Florida »

Kalmars for ANL

Kalmars for ANL

27. September 2017 | Comments (0)

Australian shipping company ANL has ordered six units of Kalmar’s 10 tonne DCG80-100 empty container handler »

Alimak hoists for Maxim

Alimak hoists for Maxim

26. September 2017 | Comments (0)

Maxim Crane Works is adding Alimak construction hoists to its fleet as part of a new strategic alliance »

New Liebherrs for Rothmund

New Liebherrs for Rothmund

26. September 2017 | Comments (0)

German crane rental company Rothmund Kran & Montage has taken delivery of three Liebherr cranes »

Crane fire closes motorway

Crane fire closes motorway

25. September 2017 | Comments (0)

Last night an All Terrain crane caught fire near Junction 21 on the M62 in north west England »

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 »