Crane collapsed on the expressway in Fort Lauderdale in Florida, hitting boom lift

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Two workers were hurt along with three firefighters and a police officer who were responding to the scene after an accident Monday morning (5 Dec) that involved a huge construction crane performing work on Interstate 95 in Fort Lauderdale, authorities said. The accident occurred shortly before 11 a.m. in the southbound lanes of I-95 between … Read more

Crane topples at Universal Studios Singapore, firm ordered to stop work

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An engineering firm has been instructed to cease all lifting operations and demolition activities after a crane toppled in Universal Studios Singapore on Saturday (3 Dec 2022).  The accident occurred at around 3.40 pm on Saturday, as the Sany crawler crane was hoisting away a steel structure that was part of an artificial tree being demolished. … Read more

Autokrane Schares gets Liebherr LTM 1650-8.1

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Autokrane Schares GmbH has reinforced its ranks with an LTM 1650-8.1 mobile crane. The 700- tonne crane is the fourth 8-axle model that the crane and heavy-haulage company from North Rhine-Westphalia has purchased from Liebherr since 2015. The new crane impresses with its high lifting capacities and technical innovations, which significantly expand its range of … Read more

Kenichi Sawada becomes the new CEO of Tadano Europe

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On January 1, 2023, Kenichi Sawada will take over the management of Tadano Europe. He thus succeeds Jens Ennen, who decided to pursue other opportunities. Kenichi Sawada, an internationally experienced manager and proven expert in the industry is taking over the management of Tadano Europe, having previously headed Tadano Faun GmbH in Germany.  As a … Read more

Liebherr LTM 1250-6.1 helps renovate the largest church in Hungary

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A Liebherr LTM 1250-6.1 mobile crane from the Austrian crane company Prangl GmbH was used during the restoration of Saint Adalbert’s Cathedral in Esztergom. Coincidentally, Esztergom is twinned with Ehingen, the headquarters of Liebherr mobile and crawler crane production – the LTM 1250-6.1 was also built there. During the restoration of Esztergom Cathedral, the 6-axle mobile … Read more

Liebherr expands rough terrain range with LRT 1130-2.1

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At Bauma 2022, Liebherr will showcase the most powerful rough-terrain crane on two axles on the market. The LRT 1130-2.1 has a maximum lifting capacity of 130 tonnes and extends  Liebherr’s range of rough-terrain cranes at the top end of this segment. Apart from its high performance, the designers particularly focussed on economical transport and … Read more

Roughter topples when unloading materials in Okinawa

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Around 10:00 a.m. on the 29th Nov 2022, there was an accident in which a Kato roughter overturned at the construction site of a multi-purpose indoor playground facility in the town of Kin, Okinawa Prefecture, which is proceeding with the development of the US military Gimbal training ground site. Fortunately, no casualties have been reported. … Read more

Liebherr debut LTM 1100-5.3 mobile crane at Bauma show

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At Bauma 2022, Liebherr will present a mobile crane that takes the combination of mobility,  economy and performance to a new level. The LTM 1100-5.3 offers a powerful 62-metre  telescopic boom and carries up to 16.9 tonnes of ballast with a 12-tonne axle load on public roads. The new crane also offers economical mobility worldwide, … Read more

Liebherr unveils fleet data  management for mobile and crawler cranes

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At Bauma 2022, Liebherr will unveil a fleet data management solution for its mobile and crawler cranes. In addition to the machine’s location, the system displays a range of additional real-time data, such as the fuel consumption, the current wind speed, the weight of the load on the hook and even when the crane’s next … Read more

Tadano launch AC 4.070-2 in Bauma tradeshow

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When developing its new AC 4.070-2 all-terrain crane, Tadano made sure to pursue some extremely ambitious goals: “To put it simply, we wanted to bring to life a powerful and cutting-edge 70-tonne crane that would deliver the best performance on the market in as many axle load configurations as possible. And to put it plainly, … Read more

Seghetti adds a used Liebherr  LTM 1100-4.2 mobile crane

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Seghetti S.r.l. has taken delivery of a used Liebherr LTM 1100-4.2 mobile crane. The Liebherr Italia S.p.a. repair centre carried out the inspection and reconditioning of the 100-tonne machine built in 2009 with professional staff and original Liebherr spare parts before delivery. The high lifting height of the LTM 1100-4-2, its fast availability and Liebherr’s … Read more

Port Houston orders 26 eco-efficient hybrid Konecranes RTGs

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Port Houston in Texas, USA, has ordered 14 hybrid Konecranes RTGs for its Barbours Cut Container Terminal and 12 hybrid Konecranes RTGs for its Bayport Container Terminal. The order supports the port’s expansion as it gets ready to receive larger container ships and higher volumes of container traffic. The order was booked in Q3 2022. The … Read more

CSP Spain orders 11 Konecranes hybrid RTGs

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The terminal operator COSCO SHIPPING Ports (Spain) Terminals, (CSP) has ordered 11 eco-efficient hybrid RTGs, with 6 machines for their terminal in Bilbao and 5 for their terminal in Valencia. The order was booked in Q3 2022. The value of the order is approximately 20 MEUR. The order supports CSP Spain’s sustainability efforts and boosts productivity at … Read more

XCMG delivers the second unit of XGT15000-600S for a mega bridge project

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XCMG sent off the second unit of XGT15000-600S, the world’s largest tower crane jointly developed by XCMG and China Railway Major Bridge Engineering Co., Ltd. (MBEC), on December 8 from its smart manufacturing base in Xuzhou, China. It will serve in the construction project of Changtai Yangtze River Bridge, the world’s largest diamond-type cable-stayed bridge. The XGT15000-600S is a super … Read more

XCMG delivers their first 180-ton loader crane – SQZ8000

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XCMG has recently delivered the country’s first SQZ8000 knuckle boom crane and also their 111,111th truck-mounted product, marking two milestones together in the handover ceremony. The crane was delivered to Nantong Ruihua Large-scale Lifting and Handling Co., Ltd. XCMG SQZ8000 folding arm crane is currently the largest tonnage folding arm truck crane in China. The 4.5-meter standard lifting … Read more

Sany Crawler Moves 128-year-old Banyan Tree In China

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The 128-year-old ancient banyan tree is located in Baijiang Village, Shitan Town, Zengcheng District. The original location is in the way of the planned route of the newly built Guangzhou (Xintang)-Shanwei Railway. In order to meet the needs of railway construction, the ancient banyan tree needs to be relocated and protected. The “new home” is … Read more

XCMG XCA2600 Sets New Wind Power Hoisting Record

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XCA2600 lifted and installed an 8.5MW wind turbine recently in the Changyi Wind Farm in Weifang, Shandong Province, setting the hoisting record of the largest onshore wind power generator and a new milestone for the high-quality development of China’s manufacturing industries. The XCA2600, the world’s first all-terrain crane to have a 10-axle chassis, has a lower crane body … Read more

XCMG XCA2600 – The World’s Largest All-Terrain Passed Its First Load Test

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XCA2600, the world’s largest tonnage all-terrain crane developed by XCMG, has successfully completed the first test to lift a 173-ton weight, ahead of being delivered to a wind farm in China the following month. The XCA2600 is equipped with three core technologies: high-performance flexible boom, super-lifting and independent suspension. As well as hoisting a weight of 173 tons, … Read more

KGA Group (NBTC) orders new Tadano CC 88.1600-1 crawler crane

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The people at NBTC are thoroughly familiar with the qualities of Tadano cranes: “We not only have numerous Tadano all terrain cranes in our fleet, but also three lattice boom crawler cranes, two CC 38.650-1 and a CC 24.400-1, that have demonstrated their incredible reliability and powerful performance characteristics time and time again for years … Read more

Two Potain MCR 295 luffing jib cranes selected for One Central Saigon project

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One of the future architectural highlights of Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1 is taking shape thanks to the compact dimensions and internal climbing capabilities of a pair of Potain MCR 295 luffing jib tower cranes. Sold by Potain distributor Minh Chi to Newtecons, one of Vietnam’s biggest contractors, the cranes were delivered to the job site in March … Read more

Montarent inks order for 15 Potain self-erecting cranes on day one of bauma 2022

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Dutch crane manufacturing, sales, and rental company Montarent signed an order for 15 new Potain self-erecting cranes at bauma 2022. There are 12 Igo MA 21 cranes and three Igo 32 cranes in the order. Montarent provides specialized, highly mobilized self-erecting cranes for international sales and rental. It equips each crane with a customized self-propelled chassis. Customers … Read more

Manitowoc launches new version of Potain MCT 565 for short-jib applications

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Manitowoc has introduced the Potain MCT 565 A, a more compact yet equally high-performance version of the 32 t capacity MCT 565 M32 – the second-largest topless crane produced at its Zhangjiagang, China facility, after the Potain MCT 805. Launched at bauma China 2018 in three versions with maximum loads of 20, 25, and 32 t, the … Read more

First Grove GMK6400-1 in North America goes to Heaton Erecting in Georgia

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Heaton Erecting, a provider of professional crane, rigging, and transportation services to the Atlanta, Georgia, construction market, has taken delivery of North America’s first Grove GMK6400-1.  The new flagship six-axle, 450 USt (400 t) all-terrain crane, which was supplied by Manitowoc dealer Ring Power Crane, expands Heaton’s growing fleet of Grove cranes at an opportune moment, with … Read more

Raimondi Middle East deploys two luffers in Jumeirah Lake Towers

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Two new Raimondi LR213s were installed for the construction of a 40-storey mixed-use tower and will remain onsite for approximately two years. Raimondi Middle East has erected two LR213 luffing jib cranes for the construction of one of the latest high-rise development clusters in Dubai. Two new Raimondi LR213s were installed in one of Dubai’s … Read more

Four-crane pick delivers new Toronto bridge

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A Manitowoc Model 16000 crawler crane and three Grove all-terrain cranes combined to lift a 466.6 t bridge section onto a self-propelled transporter for later unloading and installation. The lift was performed by R&D Crane, a sister company of the bridge fabricator and part of the Nova Scotia, Canada-based Cherubini Group. Canada’s Cherubini Bridges and … Read more

Sin Heng’s Grove crane fleet expands again with GMK4100L-2

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Sin Heng Heavy Machinery Limited has taken delivery of a Grove GMK4100L-2 all-terrain crane, further reinforcing and expanding the capabilities of its predominantly Grove mobile crane fleet. With a minimum width of 2.55 m and 11.18 m chassis length, the GMK4100L-2 adds the benefit of compact design to its 100 t capacity and 89 m maximum tip height, … Read more