Palfinger Marine secures 151 cranes orders in Germany

PSM400 Working on Platform

Palfinger Marine scored large in Germany with a total of 151 crane orders from two offshore wind farm projects. [quads id=1] Palfinger Marine will deliver 32 hydraulic foldable knuckle boom cranes type PK40002M to be installed in the nacelles, and 32 electro-hydraulic straight boom cranes type PSM400 to be mounted on the platforms. Both cranes … Read more

Liehberr Develops Manipulator 100

Liebherr Manipulator 100 with Crossbar

Liebherr Maritime Cranes has developed the Manipulator 100, a manipulator for its ram luffing knuckle boom crane series. The Manipulator 100 can work safely with loads up to 100 tonnes and help to extend the service life of its offshore cranes, Liebherr said. [quads id=1] The Manipulator 100 can be used either with a hook … Read more

Ley-Krane took delivery of the first Liebherr LTM1450-8.1

A photoshoot of Ley-Krane owners with Liebherr for the handing over ceremony of the world's first Liebherr LTM1450-8.1.

Gummersbach-based crane contractor Ley-Krane GmbH und Co. KG has taken delivery of the first Liebherr 1450-8.1 in October 2017. The crane company is located to the east of Cologne and employs 30 personnel, running a fleet over 200 aerial lifts and 15 mobile cranes ranging from 50 to 450 ton. The company was established in … Read more

Sarens unveils three new SGC heavy lift cranes

Side View of Sarens SGC-140

Sarens Group of Wolvertem, Belgium is proud to introduce three Sarens Giant Crane (SGC) during the unveiling of SGC-140 on 13th October 2017. Sarens will be adding three new SGC to their existing fleet with the 90,000 tonne-metre SGC-90 set to be debut in 2018 and 250,000 tonne-metre SGC-250 available in 2019. The SGC-140 was … Read more

Demag AC100/4L redesigned

Terex Cranes has announced that, following consultation with its customers, it has redesigned the Demag AC 100-4L all terrain crane to improve lifting performance, especially when working with steep main boom positions. The main change is that the crane now features the Demag IC-1 Plus control system as standard. The four-axle crane has also incorporated … Read more

Manitowoc to launch GRT880 in ConExpo 2017

Manitowoc is set to display their newest roughter, GRT880 at its booth for CONEXPO 2017 after an introduction was also made during BAUMA Germany 2016. This crane is fitted with several class-leading capabilities and Manitowoc’s Crane Control System (CCS). Product manager for Manitowoc’s rough terrain crane, Paul Cutchall, has mentioned that through the advancement of … Read more

National Crane launches dual-rated NBT40-1 Series

Image Credit: Manitowoc Cranes New from National Crane is the NBT40-1 Series of boom trucks that are available with an aerial lift configuration. When equipped with this aerial package, this series of three new models—the NBT36-1, the NBT40-1 and the NBT45-1—is aimed at the utility market and will enable companies to perform both crane lifting … Read more

Sany Export First Unit of SAC6000 to Overseas Market to Qatar

The ceremony was held on 25th October 2016 at Sany’s Ningxiang Industrial Park in Changsha, China to mark the special occasion of handing over the first unit of SAC6000 that is set to be delivered to a customer in Qatar. Sany’s heavy lifting division general manager, Mr. Sun Xin Liang handed over the keys to … Read more

Liebherr re-enter Rough Terrain Crane market

After being inactive on the roughter market for almost two decades, Liebherr has announced the launch of two new rough terrain cranes. The new models are aimed largely at the North American market, which currently represents almost 50% of the global RT crane market. The two new models, LRT 1090-2.1 (90 ton) and LRT 1100-2.1 … Read more

Manitowoc Moves Aways from Hometown, Concentrates Manufacturing in Shady Grove

It was a surprised move by the new president and CEO, Barry Pennypacker to make a huge decision to move the production line in Manitowoc to Shady Grove. The company has commented that the decisions will “optimise it manufacturing footprint, reduce cost and expand margins”. Furthermore, the initiative is expected to generate an annualised pre-tax … Read more