Comansa 21LC1400 new large-capacity Flat-Top tower crane

The tower crane manufacturer has announced the addition of a new model to its extensive range of large-capacity Flat-Top cranes: the new 21LC1400, a crane that will be available from September 2019. It will come in two versions, with maximum load capacities of 50 or 66 tonnes The 21LC1400 is expected to be used mainly … Read more

Comansa celebrates the launch of the 21CM750 – largest manufactured in Hangzhou, China

The launch of the new flat-top tower crane 21CM750 crane took place on 27 November 2019, in Hangzhou, China. Comansa will also start manufacturing 21CM750 at its factory in China, mainly to meet the needs of the Asian market, which increasingly demand heavier load cranes. More than one hundred guests attended the event, including the leader of … Read more

Flat top tower crane snapped

The top of a flat top tower crane – jib, cab, counter jib – broke free from its tower at a site at Smeaton Grange near Campbelltown on the southwest side of Sydney, Australia on Sunday. It may be mistaken in the initial assumption that the Terex Comedil CTT 561 has collapsed during its erection, … Read more

Liebherr LTM 1060-3.1 for Marsden

Wigan, UK-based Marsden Crane Services has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTM 1060-3.1 mobile crane. The 60-tonne LTM 1060-3.1 all-terrain crane has a three-axle chassis, six-wheel steering system and a 48-metre boom. The crane was specified with Liebherr’s variable support base VarioBase, which Liebherr said improves efficiency for crane jobs by increasing the load capacity.  … Read more

First Demag AC 45 City crane in Ireland

Irish crane hire company Kavanagh Crane Hire has taken delivery of the first-ever Demag AC 45 City crane in Ireland. According to Demag, part of the Tadano Group, Kavanagh has a history of being early adopters of Demag cranes. It said Kavanagh was also the first company in Ireland to use: the 250-tonne Demag AC … Read more

ABP invests US$3 million in Mantsinen crane

Associated British Ports (ABP) has invested in a new energy-efficient Mantsinen crane costing US$3 million (£2.3 million). The organisation procured the Mantsinen 120M wheeled model to handle the wide range of cargo coming through the port. Andrew Harston, Regional Director at ABP Wales & Short Sea Ports, said, “Our operations support a diverse range of … Read more

Manitowoc to showcase best-in-class cranes at Excon 2019

Increase in high-rise construction and trend for faster building times sees the growing demand for cranes with increased lifting capacities. Manitowoc to display one of the first Potain MCT 205 from its India factory in Pune, alongside one of its popular Grove GMK6300L all-terrain cranes. Manitowoc will showcase two best-in-class cranes from Potain and Grove … Read more

Liebherr LR13000 load oil platforms in Mexico

Mexican crane and heavy haulage contractor Eseasa used its Liebherr 3,000 tonne capacity LR 13000 crawler crane to load seven oil platforms onto barges at the port city of Tampico, Mexico, on the Gulf of Mexico for Mexican oil group Pemex. The platforms weighed up to 1,200 tonnes and were positioned on the barges using … Read more

Mammoet expands port presence

Heavy lift and transportation specialist Mammoet has announced a collaboration with deep water marine terminal Port of Coeymans. The port is located ten miles south of Albany, in the state of New York, and 100 miles north of New York City. The port is owned by Carver Companies, which has interests in the construction, mining, … Read more