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Terex tower luffers in Sweden

Three Terex luffers are being used for the construction of the Karlastaden mixed city development in Gothenburg, Sweden. The Karlastaden development by Serneke Group will cover 32,000sqm and ten city

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Jekko launches the new SPX1280

Jekko has launched the new SPX1280 mini crane, which will replace the SPX1275. The new machine has a maximum lifting capacity of 8t and in pick & carry mode can

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Liebherr cranes beat trucks on emissions

Liebherr had proven that even large vehicles such as the five-axle LTM 1160-5.2 with a road weight of 60t can meet the high on-road Euro VI c standard in a

Accidents

Link-Belt TCC-450 overturned in Kirkland

The 40-tonne Link-Belt TCC-450 overturned in Kirkland, near Seattle, Washington, trapping the operator in his cab. The crane, a 40-tonne Link-Belt TCC-450 owned by foundation drilling contractor Kulchin, was working

Events

100 Potain crane orders for Valente
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Manitowoc celebrates 100 Potain crane orders by Valente

Manitowoc has recognized long-term partner Valente for having completed 100 Potain crane orders. The impressive milestone was celebrated during a special ceremony at Batimat 2019.  Established in 1979, Valente is

Sany booth at BICES 2019 in Beijing, China.
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Sany display new emission cranes in BICES 2019

On 4th of September 2019, the 15th BICES exhibition goes on the way in Beijing, China and Sany have displayed 36 different products at their 2,800 m2 exhibition booth. The

Wind Energy

avtokran tjumen purchase liebherr lr1500
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Avtokran-Tjumen adds Liebherr

Russian crane company Avtokran-Tjumen has added a new Liebherr LR 1500 crawler crane to its fleet for wind energy works. The 500 tonner is at work constructing wind turbines on the Adygeyskaya WES wind energy construction project in the Republic

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SGRE to build on floating wind energy success

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will supply 11 of its SG 8.0-167 DD wind turbines for what it claims to be the world’s largest floating offshore wind farm, Hywind Tampen. The floating wind farm will be located off the coast

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Merger & Acquisitions

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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

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