ALE completes new bridge span on La Gaznata Viaduct

ALE has to install new bridge span on La Gaznata Viaduct

Heavy lifting and transport specialist ALE used a bespoke solution in Spain to install a 42-metre bridge for improved traffic flow and safety. In central Spain, the N-403 highway runs 178 km from Adanero in the north to Toledo in the south. Close to Ávila in the north where it crosses over the Burguillo reservoir … Read more

Terex sells Demag Mobile Cranes to Tadano

22 February 2019 – Terex Corporation has announced today that they have agreed to sell its Demag Mobile Cranes business to Tadano for an enterprise value of approximately US$ 215 million. The Demag Mobile Cranes business manufactures and sells all-terrain cranes and large crawler cranes. Included in the transaction are the manufacturing facilities in Zweibrucken, … Read more

History of Demag

Birth of Demag Demag was found in 1910 in Duisburg through the union of three companies: Marki Engineering Co., Duisberger Mechanical Engineering AG and the Benrather Engine Works Gmbh. Some of these firms had histories of crane building of more than one hundred years ago. The company became a prominent player in crane building when … Read more

Hand Signals You Need to Know During Crane Operations

Ask any crane operator and they will tell you that one of the main factors for a successful project is coordination. We would like to thanks Maxim Crane to share more information with us today on the mobile crane signals. [quads id=1] Working in-sync with your team on the ground is not only crucial for … Read more

FWX55 (55t)

Chinese crawler crane manufacturer Fuwa has secretly been working two and a half years to develop a range of state of the art lattice boom crawlers for customers all over the world. Fuwa launched a completely new series of crawler cranes, the FWX series at Bauma 2012 in Shanghai, China. The redesigned series replaces the … Read more

M&M Mobile Crane Hire adds three Liebherr Cranes

A photo of M&M Mobile Crane Hires's Liebherr LTM1050-3.1

M&M Mobile Crane Hire LTM1050-3.1 Source: KHL Crane rental specialist M & M Mobile Crane Hire has ordered three more Liebherr wheeled mobile telescopic cranes to add to its new depot in Kent, United Kingdom. They are a pair of LTM 1040-2.1s and an LTM 1090-4.1. [quads id=1] It opened the new depot in mid-2017 and … Read more

Choosing the right crane for your project

Maxim Crane Crawler Crane

Maxim Crane is a coast-to-coast provider of crane rental and lifting services and situated over 54 locations on different continents. Today, they are going to share with us some tips on choosing the right crane for your project. [quads id=1] Virtually all construction projects require the lifting, hauling or transportation of heavy materials – which … Read more

Link-Belt 248 HSL

If you are looking for a 180 tonnes capacity class crawler crane with a small foot print, Link-Belt 248 HSL might be the answer to your solution. The latest Tier 4 Final model has a tail swing of only 5.15 metres, allowing the crane to work in tight spaces. In addition, to provide better safety … Read more