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 blocks. It will feature 2,000 apartments covering 200,000sqm condominiums, rental apartments, offices, shops, restaurants, a medical centre and school. In the centre of the district will … Read more

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 operate at 360° with a 2t load. A hydraulic jib with three extensions results in a maximum height of 26.6m and a maximum reach of … Read more

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 series of tests conducted in conjunction with TÜV NORD and the engineering partner IAV. The crane performed comparably to a commercial truck on NOx and … Read more

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 alongside a foundation excavation for a new office building when it lost stability and tipped into the excavation severely damaging the boom. The crane operator … Read more

Integrated Logistics Company works on Kuwait International Terminal 2


The contract for the construction of the new Terminal 2 Kuwait International Airport (KIA) was awarded to Limak Construction, based in Ankora, Turkey. Work on the project started in May 2017 and is due to be completed and fully operational by 2023. Integrated Logistics Company is supplying around 60% of the total project equipment requirement … Read more

Huisman Signs With Jan De Nul for 5,000t Tub Mounted Crane


Huisman has been awarded a contract for the design, engineering, construction and delivery of a 5,000mt Tub Mounted Crane (TMC) on board Jan De Nul Group’s newest offshore installation vessel. The Huisman crane will be built in Huisman’s own production facility in Xiamen, P.R. of China and installed at the shipyard CMHI Haimen. The special … Read more

Liebherr LR1400/2 head to Egypt


Egypt’s Specialized Contracting Company Cranes, based in Cairo, has purchased a used LR1400/2 crawler crane from Liebherr. Accordingly to Liebherr, the 400-tonne LR1400/2 crawler crane will be mainly used in power plant projects, erection of wind farms and construction of bridges for the new motorway network. The LR1400/2 crawler crane has already been deployed to … Read more