Marmon Crane Services expands with acquisition of Joyce Crane

Marmon Crane Services, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, announced in 10th April 2019 the acquisition of Joyce Crane. Financial terms were not disclosed. Based in Longview, Texas and with four additional locations in Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana, Joyce Crane serves the heavy-duty lifting and rigging needs of customers including refineries, petrochemical companies, and power and … Read more

US Vice President Mike Pence visits Manitowoc, urges Congress to ratify USMCA

United States Vice President Mike Pence addressed more than 1,000 Manitowoc employees at an event hosted by the company at its manufacturing facility in Shady Grove, Pennsylvania. The Vice President called on Congress to ratify the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and highlighted how the new trade deal will add $68 billion to the U.S. economy … Read more

Jaso launches the largest tower

Jaso looks into the future for Prefabricated Prefinished Volumetric Construction (PPVC) that is gaining tractor in Singapore and looking to venture into this sector. Spanish manufacturer Jaso is launching its largest crane to date, the J1400 top-slewing tower. The 64-tonne capacity low top J1400 can have a jib up to 80 m. It has a … Read more

Arcomet & Matebat merged under a new name – Uperio

1st April 2019 – Belgian tower crane specialist Arcomet and French tower crane rental company Matebat are finally to merge, under the new name – Uperio. Philippe Cohet the chairman of Matebat and chief executive of Arcomet, will retain his leadership role over the merged business, as well as the rest of the group. The … Read more

Tadano completes Demag deal

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Tadano has paid $215 million for a deal which was officially completed today, one month later than originally planned. The deal was announced in February 2019 with a completion date planned for end June. The transaction will combine two of the top four mobile crane manufacturers in the world together to create a business that … Read more

Coppard Plant Hire take first Maeda MC405CRM-E-3 in UK

UK rental company Coppard Plant Hire has taken delivery of the first 3.83 tonnes Maeda MC405CRM-E-3 spider crane in the country. The crane can lift its maximum capacity at a radius of 2.7 metres, while its maximum radius is 16 metres. The updated model, delivered by Kranlyft UK, features an EU stage V compliant engine … Read more

Enerpac with new self-locking cube jack

Illustrations of SCJ-50 jack

The Self-Locking Cube Jack offers a new compact and portable hydraulic solution for incremental lifting and lowering of heavy loads. The SCJ-50 Cube Jack uses a base lifting frame and self-aligning, lightweight steel cribbing blocks to provide high-capacity and stabilized lifting – offering a safer, controlled and more efficient alternative to climbing jacks with wooden … Read more

Raimondi Cranes presents new high-performance luffer with the heaviest lifting capacity

The Raimondi LR372 is now the heaviest lifting crane in the company’s luffing range. Model’s design engineering builds on the innovations applied in the LR330. The first two LR372s will be delivered to Raimondi’s official South Korean agent immediately. Raimondi Cranes has unveiled the latest heavyweight addition to its advanced luffing range, the LR372. Equipped … Read more