Heavy Lift Vessel Collision in Curaçao

Heavy Lift Vessel Collision In Curacao

At 13.30pm On 16th Feb, Sunday Morning In Curaçao, Panama Flagged Heavy Lift Vessel, Wish Way, Loaded With Two S-T-S Container Cranes Collided With The Juliana Bridge Connecting Both Sides Of The Channel Into St. Anna Bay.

Liebherr debut brand new 4-axle 120-tonne crane

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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

Potain MD 3200 crane expedites dam project in British Columbia, Canada

National Crane Responds To Customer Demand With Tractor Mounted Version Of The Nbt30h 2 Boom Truck

The largest Potain crane to ever be used in North America, an MD 3200 helps construction group AFDE to complete heavy lifts on the Site C Clean Energy project. The massive crane was positioned on a custom rail track system that enables it to receive oversized loads and move along the length of the job site.

Mammoet Completes Last Phase of Vercruz Terminal Expansion

Mammoet Completes Last Phase Of Vercruz Terminal Expansion 2

Mammoet Used 56 Axle Lines Of SPMT To Transport Two Ship-To-Shore (STS) Cranes And Ten Rubber-Tired Gantry Cranes (RTGs). The Completion Of The Crane Relocations Has Increased The Port’s Capacity To More Than 95 Million Tons.

Poland’s first Liebherr Fibre Crane

Liebherr First Fibre Towre Crane Poland

The first-ever tower crane with fibre rope for Poland, a 240 EC-B 10 Fibre, has been dispatched and delivered to the Polish company Mazur Zurawie Sp. z o. o. Representatives from Mazur travelled to Liebherr-Werk Biberach GmbH in Germany specifically for this much-anticipated event. The owner of the Polish crane hire company signed the purchase … Read more

Klaas reveals new truck crane

Klaas Reveals New Truck Crane 1

Crane and aerial lift manufacturer Klaas, part of Kranlyft Group, has introduced a new truck-mounted crane. The Klaas K1100 RSX has a main boom with a telescopic fly jib for a maximum lifting height of 60 metres and a capacity of 6 US tonnes. Despite being one of the larger truck-mounted cranes in its portfolio, … Read more

Terex announces tower and rough terrain crane to join its material processing segment

Terex Counterweight

Terex Corporation (NYSE: TEX) announced that it’s Tower and Rough Terrain Cranes businesses have become part of the Materials Processing (MP) segment.  Marco Gentilini, Vice President and General Manager of the Tower and Rough Terrain Cranes businesses, respectively based in Fontanafredda and Crespellano, Italy, reports to Kieran Hegarty, President of Materials Processing.  The changes, effective January 1, … Read more

Six Potain cranes assist in the construction of Ušće Tower 2 in Belgrade

Ferokov Zerjavi Kigo Beograd Usce Trgovski Center Beograd Cranes Potain[2]

Six Potain cranes are helping in the construction of Ušće Tower 2 in Belgrade, Serbia. Located along the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers, the new, luxurious skyscraper is being built next to the historic Ušće Tower, one of the tallest buildings in Serbia that were seriously damaged by air-strikes in 1999, during the … Read more

Here’s What No One Tells You About Warren Buffett And His Crane Business

Warren Buffett Marmon Crane Services

Warren Buffett, the successful American investment guru who is the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway has under the eyes of many, build a huge crane empire through its investment in Marmon Group. Though none of the companies which are under the huge investment is reported in the KHL IC50, it is believed that under … Read more

National Crane Signs Agreement to Provide Boom Trucks to CraneWorks Rentals

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CraneWorks Inc has rekindle its partnership with National Cranes more than 15 years later when they had their first business. CraneWorks Inc will now provide great range of National Cranes for rental to the North America market.

Manitowoc to launch Potain Hup M 28-22 with 80 km/h transport axle at Dach + Holz International 2020

Potain Hup M28 22 Dach Holz 2020 2

Potain will introduce Hup M 28-22 during the Dach + Holz International 2020 Expo. Main highlight will be that transport axles are make to travel up to 80km/h for the german market.

Gammon installs the heaviest DfMA Thermal Tanks in Hong Kong

Gammon Global Switch Data Centre Hong Kong 2

Gammon Construction’s Global Switch Data Centre (Phase 2) project in Tseung Kwan O includes the requirements to design and install a chilled-water thermal-energy storage system with a “Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DfMA)” approach. The chilled-water thermal-energy storage system provides resilience to ensure the chilled water remains available at all times, whether due to internal … Read more

Schuster Concrete Construction commissions first Potain MDT 809 in the US

Six Decades Strong: Antique Grove Rt Still Getting The Job Done

The construction contracting company is putting the crane to use to help build the “City Ridge” project, which is a redevelopment project in Washington D.C. One of Potain’s largest capacity cranes, this topless crane moves large amounts of material at a time and can be assembled and dismantled much quicker, expediting job-site work. First Potain … Read more

Demag launches CC 2800-2 crawler

Demag Cc2800-2

Terex’s Demag CC 2800-2 lattice boom crawler crane is the new updated replacement for its 600-tonne capacity CC 2800-1 model. (News was released in April 2019) The company’s latest addition to the Demag range was premiered at the Bauma 2019 exhibition in Germany. Terex said the underpinning idea was to further improve the performance of … Read more

BKL’s Grove GMK6400 gets heated up in Mainz

Boris Golz Fotografie Gmbh, 2019 5 Grove Gmk6400 Einhub Deckel Warmespeicher

A Grove GMK6400 all-terrain crane from BKL Frankfurt’s crane fleet was used to erect a storage tank on Ingelheimer Aue during the construction of a power plant with a heat storage system. With its powerful lifting capacity, the 6-axle crane was perfect for the demanding heavy lifting of the last component — the storage tank … Read more

Hubert Palfinger Senior: 1942-2020

Hubert Palfinger Senior, 1942-2020

We regret to report the death of Hubert Palfinger Senior, a former leader at the crane, aerial work platform and material handling equipment manufacturer Palfinger Group. He died on Sunday 19 January 2020, at the age of 77, after an emergency operation. A joint statement issued by the members of the company’s executive board, read, … Read more