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Tadano celebrates 100th Birthday

Tadano has celebrated the 100th anniversary of its foundation on August 29th 1919, when Masuo Tadano left Takamatsu for Asahikawa, Hokkaido, to start a welding business that has evolved into


New CEO for Wolffkran

Wolffkran has appointed Duncan Salt as chief executive, replacing Peter Schiefer who will remain on the board of directors and operate as the board’s delegate. Salt has been head of

Steel Carriers Infrastructure adds Demag AC1000-9

Indian crane rental company Steel Carriers Infrastructure has taken delivery of the first 1,000-tonne capacity class Demag AC1000-9 wheeled mobile crane in the country. The application will include infrastructure, wind


Tadano up nearly 16%

Consolidated net sales at the crane and access platform maker Tadano were up 15.7 per cent to JPY40,376 million (US$ 366 million) in the April to June 2019 quarter, from



Kranark wins dealer relationship award at bauma 2019

Manitowoc has recognized its longstanding dealer, Kranark, during bauma 2019. Founded in 2013, Kranark provides both the sale, rental, and superior service of Grove cranes to companies across Russia.  During

Merger & Acquisitions


Zoomlion acquires Wilbert

Chinese crane manufacturer Zoomlion has confirmed the acquisition of German tower crane company Wilbert Turmkrane. The deal was to acquire 100 per cent of the German’s company equity that was

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Tadano completes Demag deal

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