New Spierings eLift for Dutch’s Kuiphuis

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Dutch crane rental company Kuiphuis has taken delivery of a new electric/hybrid powered six-axle Spierings SK1265-AT6 eLift mobile self-erecting tower crane. The new 10-tonne crane has a 60-metre jib and a 37.2-metre high tower, with the jib luffed to 30 degrees above horizontal it offers a maximum tip height of 66 metres. It can operate … Read more

Konecranes reports strong first-half performance

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Finnish port crane and material handling manufacturer Konecranes has reported strong first-half performance. Total revenues for the six months were €1.46 billion, 0.7 per cent down on last year, although order intake jumped 19 per cent to €1.57 billion. Pre-tax profits increased 16 per cent to €67.8 million. The order book at the end of … Read more

Cargotec reports strong first half, Hiab as the star performer

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Cargotec, the owner of Hiab, Kalmar and MacGregor, has reported a strong first half. Hiab was the star performer for the period, with a first-half revenue boost of 11 per cent to €603 million. Its order intake, however, leapt 80 per cent to €933 million, leaving an order book at the end of June of … Read more