New Potain cranes on display at bauma 2022

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Manitowoc will display five Potain cranes, including the new MDT 489 and Igo T 99. The company will use the show to highlight its extensive range of customer-focused technologies and services that enhance Potain ownership. At bauma 2022, Manitowoc will introduce two Potain tower cranes: A luffing jib crane and a topless crane. Delivering trademark … Read more

Another Liebherr LHM 800 for Esbjerg

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The Port of Esbjerg in Jutland, Denmark has ordered a second Liebherr LHM 800. It will be the seventh Liebherr mobile harbour crane at the port – Denmark’s largest. The new crane has a maximum capacity of 308 tonnes and will be used to handle the next generation of offshore wind turbines. The port has … Read more

Tadano teams up with HeavyGoods

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Tadano has become the first crane manufacturer to collaborate with German transport simulation software specialist HeavyGoods, uploading its entire European All Terrain product range to the HeavyGoods crane catalogue/platform. The benefit for users is that they don’t have to manually enter extensive crane datasets into the system. Instead, they can simply select preloaded items that … Read more

Another big LEC crane for Cosco

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Cosco Shipping (Qidong) Offshore has commissioned Netherlands-based heavy crane fabricator Huisman to design and build a new 2,600-tonne Leg Encircling Crane for installation on a new F-class jack-up vessel being built for offshore wind supplier Cadeler, which offers offshore turbine installation and maintenance services. The new vessel features a unique design, which allows it to … Read more

Four Tadano RTs for Geo-Transport

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Philippine contractor, ready mix concrete supplier and rental company – Geo-Transport & Construction – has taken delivery of four Tadano Rough Terrain cranes, a 110-tonne GR-1100EX-3 and three 80-tonne GR-800EX-3. The cranes were purchased through Tadano distributor Monark Equipment. The GR-1100EX-3 boasts a six-section 56 metres rounded profile main boom, topped by a 10.1 to … Read more

More Spierings electric cranes for Kuiphuis

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Dutch crane rental company Kuiphuis Kraanverhuur has ordered two more Spierings ‘e-Lift’ electric/hybrid self-erecting mobile tower cranes – a four-axle SK597-AT4 and a six-axle SK1265-AT6. The eLift system allows the crane to plug into a 16 or 32 Amp mains outlet with the power passing through a Lithium-ion battery ‘PowerPack’ which absorbs the peaks in … Read more

Three new Unics for KMB Stavebni Servis

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Czech sales and rental company KMB Stavebni Servis has taken delivery of three new Unic spider cranes. The company is also the official distributor for Unic in the Czech Republic. The three cranes include a one [email protected] metres URW-095 which is just 600mm wide with a maximum tip height of 11 metres, a 2.9 [email protected] metres URW-295-3 also with … Read more

Philippines first Tadano GR-1000EX-4

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Philippines engineering and construction services company Devex has taken delivery of a new Tadano GR-1000EX-4 Rough Terrain crane – the first to arrive in the country. The GR-1000EX-4 has a 51-metre five-section boom with a twin-cylinder telescope system – one cylinder extends the first section, while the other provides a synchronised extension of the others … Read more

New Liebherr 280 HC-L for BC tower block

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Canadian contractor Cambie Forming has taken delivery of a new 24-tonne Liebherr 280 HC-L 12/24 Litronic luffing jib tower crane. The new crane joins several 280 HC-Ls in the fleet and went straight to work on what will be a 56-storey, 182-metre residential Hillside East Tower 1 being built in Burnaby, British Columbia and part … Read more

Liebherr UK launch tele-crawler training course

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Liebherr Training Services in the UK has launched a new course to help tackle a shortage of trained telescopic crawler crane operators. The three-day course is geared exclusively to telescopic crawler cranes, and in particularly Liebherr LTR models, with hands-on training carried out on a 60-tonne LTR 1060 at the company’s Biggleswade, training facility in … Read more

Five Raimondi’s Flat-top tower cranes for new hospital

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Raimondi Cranes has delivered five new flat top tower cranes to the Santa Chiara Hospital Centre, a development consortium in Pisa, Italy, which when complete will be one of Europe’s largest medical facilities. The deal includes four, 12-tonne Raimondi MRT234s and one 10-tonne MRT189. The MRT234s feature 70-metre jibs with a 2.25-tonne jib tip capacity, … Read more

Singapore’s First Palfinger PK 135.002 TEC 7

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Singapore’s Lee Teck Lee Transport has taken delivery of the first Palfinger PK 135.002 TEC 7 to arrive in the city-state. The new 109 tonne/metre crane was unveiled in 2017 and has a maximum capacity of 30 tonnes at around 3.5 metres, or more practically 22.7 tonnes at 4.5 metres, and a maximum hydraulic radius of 22 … Read more

First Demag CC 2800-1 In Ecuador

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Ecuadorian joint venture company, Consorcio Noroccidental Atlas (CAN) has taken delivery of the first 600-tonne Tadano(Demag) CC 2800-1 NT to arrive in the country and is said to be the largest crane in Ecuador. CAN is a joint venture between Transportes Noroccidental and Grúas Atlas each with more than 50 years of experience in transportation … Read more

New boom inserts expand MLC300 reach for wind turbine work

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As wind turbines grow taller, Manitowoc expands its MLC300 boom insert options to increase boom lengths for greater reach. The new Wide Boom Plus inserts boost the MLC300’s flexibility to complete more jobs with the crane Manitowoc is expanding its boom insert offering with the new Wide Boom Plus kit for its MLC300 lattice-boom crawler … Read more

Construction crane falls over at Edmonton building site

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Edmonton fire crews and police responded after a construction crane fell over in Edmonton Tuesday afternoon (2nd August 2022). Just before 2 p.m., emergency crews were called to 120 Street and 102 Avenue in the community of Oliver. Photos from the scene show the crane collapsed into the construction site. EPCOR is reporting two power outages in … Read more

Crane Falls Off Bridge In Odisha As Cable Snaps While Lifting Truck

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In a chilling incident, a towing crane crashed into the water while lifting a truck which had already fallen off the bridge. The incident took place in Odisha’s Talcher town and its video is going viral on social media.  According to local media reports, two cranes were working on the bridge to lift a truck on … Read more

Four labourers fall to death while dismantling a tower crane in India

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Four labourers died and one was seriously injured after they fell off the 17th floor of a residential society while completing construction work in Gurgaon’s sector 77 on Tuesday evening (2nd August 2022). Officials said legal action will be taken against the contractor for alleged negligence and not adhering to safety norms. According to police, … Read more

Alpine crane job on constricted site

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Liebherr LR 11000 crawler crane replaces railway bridges in the Swiss Alps Increased central ballast means no need for a derrick boom or suspended ballast First bridge replacement completed after a few hours   A Liebherr LR 11000 crawler crane has installed a 176-tonne railway bridge not far from the fashionable spa and holiday resort of … Read more

New Tadano AC 4.080-1 All Terrain Crane rounds out Schmidbauer fleet

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As far as Maik Harting, Head of Crane Planning at the Schmidbauer headquarters in Munich, is concerned, the current Tadano AC 4.080-1 perfectly bridges the space between three-axle and five-axle cranes: “Its innovative engineering makes this 80-tonne unit an enormously powerful machine with extraordinary performance – it’s more compact than other four-axle cranes in its class … Read more

Boom crane collapses at Libramont Agricultural Fair

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On Sunday (31st July 2022), the boom crane of an exhibiting company’s truck crashed several metres high at the Libramont Agricultural Fair in the province of Luxembourg. The incident occurred at around 18:00, near the conclusion of the day’s event. Although no injuries were reported, the fall did cause considerable material damage. “A work and … Read more

5 workers die after crane cable snaps in Telangana irrigation project

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Palamuru Ranga Reddy lift irrigation scheme accident: Police said five men sustained serious injuries and were rushed to the Osmania general hospital about 100km away but were declared, brought dead. Five labourers were killed and two sustained injuries when a cable pulling them out of the 100-feet-deep tunnel they were working on snapped at a … Read more

Two new Liebherr mobile cranes for Poloniato

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Partnership with Liebherr since 1998  Two new Liebherr 5-axle cranes: LTM 1110-5.1 and LTM 1150-5.3 for Poloniato S.r.l. Worldwide high mobility, long boom and good Liebherr service were decisive for the purchase  of the two cranes  Italian crane company Poloniato S.r.l. is closing the gap between the 100- to 160-tonne cranes in its fleet with … Read more

Moment TikTok star died in freak crane accident caught on horrific video

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The harrowing moment a crane operator and rising TikTok star died during a freak accident on 26th July 2022 was captured in a horrifying video that’s now going viral online. The disturbing incident occurred Tuesday while Elvira Demidova, 31, was using a crane to load concrete in Tymen, a major oil hub in Siberia. A … Read more

New Tadano AC 5.250-1 All Terrain Crane for Nordic Crane

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“The 70-meter-long main boom and the compact design make the Tadano AC 5.250-1 an incredibly versatile crane,” says Nordic Crane Regional Manager Victor Callbo while explaining the reason why his company decided to purchase the crane. And the planned range of projects for AC 5.250-1 reflects his comment: The Scandinavian crane experts will be using … Read more

Herkules strengthens crane  fleet with Liebherr LG 1750  lattice boom mobile crane

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New Liebherr-LG 1750 lattice boom mobile crane for Herkules S.A.  LG 1750: combines the flexibility of a crawler crane with the mobility of a mobile crane Mobility, capacity and Liebherr service are key selling points   The Polish crane and heavy transport company Herkules S.A. has taken delivery of a new Liebherr LG 1750. The lattice boom … Read more

Supreme Court overturns acquittal; orders retrial of Makkah Haram crane crash case

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Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court has overturned the acquittal of the defendants in the Grand Mosque crane crash case and ordered a retrial of the case, Okaz/Saudi Gazette has learnt. The court’s order came seven years after the Haram crane accident, which claimed the lives of 108 people and injured another 238 when a crane involved in the Haram … Read more

Truck Crane Tipped Over Onto Building Under Construction in Dorchester

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A crane toppled onto a building at a construction site in Boston’s Dorchester neighbourhood Tuesday morning (26th July 2022). The incident was reported shortly before 10 a.m. at East Cottage and Dorchester avenues. Surveillance video showed the crane toppled over while lifting trusses from a truck to the second story of the building when the … Read more