Tadano’s Demag integration strategy

Tadano Demag Logo

Japanese crane manufacturer Tadano has released details regarding how it is integrating the Demag mobile crane brand into its company structure five months after its purchase from Terex Corporation. Tadano is retaining the Demag name as a stand-alone brand, saying that the Demag models help fill gaps in its existing all-terrain line-up and adds lattice … Read more

J. Helaakoski Oy adds Liebherr LTM1750-91 to the fleet – largest in Finland

Finnish crane and transport contractor J.Helaakoski Oy has significantly extended its range of services upwards by purchasing a Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1. Previously a 500-tonne machine was the company’s most powerful crane. Helaakoski decided to buy a used crane straight from the manufacturer Liebherr. The Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 is now also the most powerful mobile crane … Read more

Shimizu Begins Construction of the World’s Largest Self-Propelled SEP (Self-Elevating Platform) Vessel

Shimizu invested an estimated 50 billion yen for the world’s largest Self-Elevating Platform (SEP) vessel that is capable of transporting and crane to install ultra-large-scale offshore wind turbines. Construction of the vessel started in August 2019. Shimizu plans to bring in orders for the construction of offshore wind farms, a market estimated to be over … Read more

Ten students injured when crane collapses in Bangkok

19 June 2019 – Ten female students of Assumption Convent School in Bangkok have sustained injuries after a crane collapsed on a building site adjacent to the school in the morning. Police and emergency responders arrived to find a tower crane has crashed onto the roof of a school from the condominium that is being … Read more