BKL’s Grove GMK6400 gets heated up in Mainz

Boris Golz Fotografie Gmbh, 2019 5 Grove Gmk6400 Einhub Deckel Warmespeicher

A Grove GMK6400 all-terrain crane from BKL Frankfurt’s crane fleet was used to erect a storage tank on Ingelheimer Aue during the construction of a power plant with a heat storage system. With its powerful lifting capacity, the 6-axle crane was perfect for the demanding heavy lifting of the last component — the storage tank … Read more

Hubert Palfinger Senior: 1942-2020

Hubert Palfinger Senior, 1942-2020

We regret to report the death of Hubert Palfinger Senior, a former leader at the crane, aerial work platform and material handling equipment manufacturer Palfinger Group. He died on Sunday 19 January 2020, at the age of 77, after an emergency operation. A joint statement issued by the members of the company’s executive board, read, … Read more

Birch joins Mammoet board

Michael Birch, Mammoet chief commercial officer

Michael Birch, a director at ALE, has joined the executive board of Mammoet, the world’s largest international heavy lift and transport specialist. His move follows the completion earlier in January of Mammoet’s acquisition of ALE, a UK-based international heavy lift and transport specialist. Birch has more than 30 years of experience in the heavy transport … Read more