Liebherr debut brand new 4-axle 120-tonne crane

Liebherr Ltm1120 4.1 Debut 1

Manufacturer Liebherr will unveil its new LTM 1120‑4.1 wheeled mobile telescopic crane on a four-axle carrier at the ConExpo construction equipment exhibition in March. The crane Liebherr describes as the most powerful 4-axle mobile crane ever will be launched at the vast US show which runs from 7 to 14 March in Las Vegas, Nevada. Its 66-metre telescopic boom, in seven sections (6 plus the base section), puts it on an equal footing with 200-tonne cranes, Liebherr said.

Tiong Woon receives Singapore’s first Grove GMK6300L-1

Tiong Woon Gmk6300l 1 First In Singapore

Tiong Woon Crane & Transport based in Singapore has taken delivery of the first Grove GMK6300L-1 all-terrain crane in the region. The 300-tonne capacity crane was put straight to work lifting replacement parts at Shell Jurong Island, Shell’s largest refinery in the Asia-Pacific region. At boom lengths ranging from 40 to 60 metres, it lifted … Read more

Record financial performance for Palfinger

Revenue at Palfinger Group for the full year 2019 was posted at €1,753.8 million (US$ 1,893.5 million), up 8.6 per cent from the €1,615.6 million ($ 1,744.3 million) of 2018. The Austria-based loader crane, aerial work platform and material handling equipment manufacturer reached a new record high in several areas. The new sales record was … Read more

KHL Group acquires 40% of Blu Coal Recruitment

Khl Acquires Blu Coal Recruitment

Global construction information publisher, KHL Group, acquired 40% of one of the fastest-growing construction recruitment consultants, Blu Coal, on 5 February 2020. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. The new company will be called Lawsons Recruitment after its founder, Nick Lawson. Lawsons, which was established four years ago by Nick and Alice Lawson, … Read more

Kneeland joins Maxim as the new chairman

Michael Kneeland New Maxim Chairman

US-based crane rental company Maxim Crane Works Holdings has appointed Michael Kneeland as Chairman of its board of directors. Kneeland, who remains in his position as Non-Executive Chairman of United Rentals, served as President and CEO of United from August 2008 to March 2018, and as CEO until May 2019. During that time, he led … Read more