Wiesbauer takes AC 100/4L for urban jobs

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“It’s almost as if the AC 100-4L (AC 4.100L-1) had been designed specifically for our jobs in the Stuttgart metropolitan area. With its compact design, it can get to places that are simply out of reach for other cranes,” explains Gerhard Füssinger, the manager of the Wiesbauer branch in Schwaikheim. Together with crane operators Uwe … Read more

Bronson Crane takes First Igo T 99 for N. America

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US-based sales and rental company Bronson Crane has purchased the first Potain Igo T 99 self-erecting tower crane to arrive in North America. Launched in June, the six-tonne T 99 has a maximum jib length of 48 metres and a 1.2-tonne jib tip capacity. With the jib in the horizontal position, it has an under … Read more

Kobelco crane sales dip in N. America

Japanese steel and machinery group Kobelco has published its half-year results for the period to the end of September. Sadly it no longer reports the crane performance separately, since the crane division was merged with the construction equipment business. The division achieved 20 percent growth in revenues to ¥194 Billion ($1.7 billion), although the company … Read more

Grove all-terrain overturned in Germany

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The four-axle Grove from the Armbruster Kran fleet overturned last week Tuesday after lifting a large electrical mast/pole/pylon in Schlaitdorf, southwest Germany. The mobile crane was lifting the eight-tonne, 18 metres long mast from a narrow single track road with minimal counterweight, short rigged outriggers and large ground mats bridging the road verge and the … Read more

Will Tadano ATF 600G-8 Be on Market?

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Tadano has officially shelved plans for its 600-tonne ATF 600G-8 all-terrain crane but has mentioned that they may still incorporate the unique triple boom technology in future products. Introduced in 2015 during Tadano’s Customer Day event at Nurnberg, the ATF 600G-8 has been displayed with its triple boom concept, which is said to provide a … Read more