Manitowoc will unveil six new cranes and several new lifting technologies at bauma 2019

Manitowoc will debut six new models from its Grove and Potain lines at bauma 2019 in Munich, Germany. It will also present a technology pavilion that highlights a significant number of customer-focused innovations. While six cranes will be unveiled at the show, several additional models on display will give visitors the chance to see more … Read more

Van Noort proposed for ESTA role

Wouter van Noort from Mammoet has been proposed as the new president of the crane section at ESTA. ESTA is the European Association of abnormal road transport and mobile cranes. Van Noort, Mammoet Europe managing director since the end of 2017, has joined the ESTA Board as the new representative of the Dutch crane association … Read more

BKL’s LTM1450-8.1 dismantle tower crane on first job

The eight axle LTM 1450-8.1 was delivered in February and its first job was to dismantle the 75-meter high tower crane. Set up was done in less than two hours by a crew from BKL Ingolstadt. Full use was made of the 85 m boom without the need for any extra equipment, Liebherr said. Erection … Read more

Linden Comansa’s CUBE cab receives iF prize

BigD, the Spanish industrial design studio who conceived the cabin, decided to submit the project to the prestigious iF Awards, and the commitment to improve the working conditions of the crane operator was the winner in the section on vehicles and automotive, which fitted best to tower cranes. The award was presented last March 9 … Read more

Dornseiff gets Liebherr LR 1250

For a factory expansion project, specialist contractor Dornseiff Autokrane und Schwertransporte also expanded its fleet, with the addition of a new Liebherr LR 1250 crawler crane. The 250 tonne lattice boom machine was put straight to work on a jobsite for the works expansion of lighting manufacturer Osram in Regensburg, Germany. It was rigged with … Read more

Auto-Klug take Germany’s first Grove GMK4100L-1 with synthetic rope

Auto-Klug GMK4100L-1 working in Germany

Germany-based crane provider, Auto-Klug, has taken delivery of the first Grove GMK4100L-1 all terrain crane equipped with a K-100 synthetic rope in Germany. The GMK4100L-1 was delivered to the company’s Bindlach branch in southeast of Germany, where it plans to use the crane for a wide range of lifting applications that supports its transport operations. … 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

LTM1750-9.1 completed five wind turbines in Dagebull, Germany

LTM1750-9.1 lifting the rotor star while LTM1200/1 is used as auxiliary crane for tilting. Heavy load contractor Kran Saller GmbH based in Deggendorf in Bavaria has erected five wind turbines at a wind farm in Dagebull, Germany, near the Danish border using a Liebherr LTM1750-9.1 nine-axle mobile crane. Each wind turbine, manufactured by Senvion Wind … Read more