King Lifting Fleet Boost with Delivery of Liebherr Cranes

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The first of two Liebherr LTM 1230-5.1 All Terrain cranes ordered by King Lifting has already been delivered and set to work. The second will be handed over to the Avonmouth based crane rental company, after being displayed on the Liebherr stand at Peterborough next month. Other cranes already handed over are the 130t LTM … Read more

Markel Corporation Announces Majority Investment in Buckner

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Markel Corporation (“Markel”) (NYSE: MKL) and CBP, Inc. (“Buckner”) announced on Thursday, 19 August, that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Markel to acquire a majority interest in Buckner. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close in the third quarter of 2021. Additional terms were not disclosed. … Read more

Wagenborg lifts sunken vessel in Weser River

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On the 15th August, the Polish inland, motor freight vessel, West Oder 1, collided with the Dutch inland vessel Timbo in the Weser river near Nienburg, Germany. Unfortunately, the Polish vessel subsequently sank. Wagenborg was called on to salvage the sunken vessel. The divers inspected the underwater hull of the West Oder early in the … Read more

Brazilian terminal orders three new Konecranes Gen 6 Mobile Harbour Cranes

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Contract marks first order for new, revamped Konecranes Gottwald’s mobile harbor crane portfolio New Generation 6 is engineered for electric power and can run on battery power, cutting fuel and maintenance costs and helping customers meet their low-carbon targets Konecranes has won an order to deliver three of its new eco-efficient Generation 6 Konecranes Gottwald … Read more

Duo Demag crawlers lift 700-tonne refinery column

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“This kind of project is not something you see every day in Germany,” says Stefan Schmidbauer, the managing director of the crane service provider of the same name. And he is definitely right. Lifts that depend on a 1,600-tonne crane such as the CC 8800-1 are really not a frequent thing – and in this … Read more

Tadano expands Flex Base system to the Demag AC 130-5

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Adding even more value to the Tadano crane line, the five-axle Demag AC 130-5 all-terrain crane now features the stepless variable outrigger system, Flex Base. This exclusive system offers more flexibility and a competitive edge when working in confined spaces by calculating crane capacity based on each outrigger’s extension point, rather than a fixed position. … Read more

Robert Baran Crane Group orders 10 Tadano all-terrain and crawler cranes

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Tadano AC and CC cranes have long been a mainstay at the construction projects carried out by Polish crane service provider Robert Baran Crane Group. And this is not about to change any time soon – quite the opposite, in fact! After all, Baran is beefing up its already extensive Tadano fleet with its most … Read more

New Demag AC 45 City for Mikschl Autokrane

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For Roland Mikschl, the managing director of the Aichach-based crane service provider of the same name, a fleet without City cranes is utterly inconceivable: “That’s why we’re now replacing our Demag AC 40 with its new and even better successor, the AC 45 City. Just as if we were doing a rotation of sorts,” he … Read more

Leitl adds Liebherr LTC1050-3.1 to its crane fleet

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Leitl purchases LTC 1050-3.1 compact crane for jobs inside industrial buildings and on constricted sites  Elevating cab delivers improved visibility of the site   Leitl only uses Liebherr mobile cranes  LK Leitl GmbH & Co. Kran KG based in Eggenfelden has extended its fleet with the purchase of a  Liebherr LTC 1050-3.1 compact crane. The company plans … Read more