500th Self-erect tower crane for Potain’s Belgium dealer

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Belgian equipment distributor Belgium Lifting Equipment (BLE) has sold its 500th Potain self-erecting tower crane, a Hup 40-30 to Rocherath based construction company AS Bau. The four-tonne Hup 40-30 features a three-section telescopic tower/mast to provide a range of hook heights from 25.6 to 30 metres, with a 40-metre jib and a 1,000kg jib tip … Read more

Eisele takes fourth Tadano ATF 220 All Terrain

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German crane rental company Eisele has taken delivery of its fourth 220 tonne Tadano ATF 220-5.1 All Terrain crane. The five-axle ATF 220-5.1 has a 68 metre, seven section main boom plus a luffing swingaway extension providing a maximum tip height of 108 metres. It offers axle loads of 12 tonnes with its counterweight removed … Read more

Cadeler partnered Cosco for two wind turbine installation vessels

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Cadeler has partnered with Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry for the construction of two wind turbine installation vessels. Oslo, Norway-listed Cadeler has signed a newbuild contract with Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry for the construction of two new X-class wind turbine installation vessels. Cadeler said the vessels are worth US$325.5 million each, up from a previously estimated … Read more

Strabag deploy Potain largest topless in Germany

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Strabag has deployed Germany’s first Potain MDT 809 tower crane, which, with a capacity of up to 40 t and 80 m of the jib, is the largest topless crane ever to be built by Manitowoc. The Austrian contractor required the giant crane to meet its capacity and reach requirements for the FAIR particle accelerator … Read more

Klema expands fleets with Liebherr LTM1110-5.1

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LTM 1110-5.1 closes the gap between 100 and 130 tonnes  The Liebherr 110 tonne crane’s great flexibility in action was the main reason behind the  purchase decision Klema and Liebherr have a strong, long term partnership Klema Kranverleih GmbH based in Oberschleissheim has taken delivery of a new Liebherr LTM 1110-5.1 mobile crane. The new 110-tonne … Read more

Wagenborg adds 29 new Liebherr cranes

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Dutch international heavy lift crane rental company Wagenborg Nedlift has formulated a fleet replacement programme with Liebherr, in order to make the fleet more environmentally friendly and sustainable over the next few years. The programme has kicked off with the delivery of a 450 tonne LTM1450-8.1 All Terrain, while a new 700 tonne LTM1650-8.1 is … Read more

Fatal crane accident in Canada

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A man has died following an incident involving a crane on a site in Barrie, Ontario, Canada. The incident occurred on Thursday at a building site in the town, which is due north of Toronto. According to police and fire officials the crane “collapsed”, but other information we have received suggests that it involved the … Read more