Wolffkran debut WOLFF 8076 Compact

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According to the European Architectural Barometer, every third construction project in Europe uses prefabricated parts. A trend with significant implications for the tower crane industry calling for higher capacity cranes. WOLFFKRAN’s answer to this is its new WOLFF 8076 Compact. The latest member of the WOLFF pack has a maximum jib radius of 80 meters … Read more

Double World Record Breakthrough For XCMG! First XCA1800 and XCC2000 are delivered!

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In the past ten years, China’s wind power industry has developed rapidly and the installation capacity has also ranked first in the world. As the superpower country has announced their stance to reach peak carbon emissions before 2030 and carbon neutrality before 2060, wind power, as a clean energy source, still has huge development potential … Read more

Double Drive Hybrid Crane from XCMG – XCT25_EV Plug-In

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The Chinese manufacturer, XCMG, has announced that the world’s first truck crane with hybrid technology, XCMG XCT25_EV has become popular all over the world. Using the cutting-edge technology platform, the industry’s first mobile crane with hybrid technology can be powered by diesel engine and electricity, through their patented technology gearbox powertrain. The 25-tonne hybrid crane … Read more

Maeda unveiled the CC1485 mini crawler electric prototype

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Maeda has unveiled a fully electric six tonne CC1485 mini crawler crane prototype. The company partnered with Deutz to replace the CC1485’s diesel engine with a 360v/40kW lithium-ion battery pack. As with the standard model, the crane features an 18.5-metre boom and can be supplied with a five-metre hydraulic jib, a two-tonne searcher hook or … Read more

Engineered for the future, built on experience – Liebherr upgrades LTM 1110

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The LTM 1110-5.2 marks Liebherr’s launch of the 3rd generation of the LICCON crane control  system  The new driver’s cab has the very latest design, ergonomy and comfort features Zero wear manoeuvring with the ZF TraXon DynamicPerform gearbox   1 becomes 2 because of 3 – the Liebherr LTM 1110-5.1 mobile crane has become the  LTM … Read more

Sany Premiered World’s Largest Crawler – SCC45000A

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Chinese crane manufacturer claimed to have unveiled the largest crawler crane in the world with its 4,500-tonne SCC45000A. The 4,500-tonne monster has a maximum load moment of 98,000 tonne/metres in its twin-boom configuration. It features a 126.5 metre main boom plus a 15.5 to 48.5 metre fixed jib, while a 30.5 to 108.5 luffing jib … Read more

Zoomlion Makes World’s Largest Tower Crane That Can Lift The Equivalent of 300 Cars

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On the 25th of October, a ceremony was held at Zoomlion’s Changde tower crane smart factory to celebrate the rolling off of the world’s largest tower crane – W12000-450. According to Zoomlion, a Chinese manufacturer based in Changde, Hunan Province, construction projects are getting taller and wider, and parts are getting heavier, which is why … Read more

Potain’s leading MCT 385 topless crane gets an upgrade

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Potain is launching two new MCT 385A cranes; updates to the popular MCT 385, the first topless model from the company’s plant in Zhangjiagang, China The upgraded models boast a number of improvements in working height, lift capacity and load curve The newly engineered 75 m jib shows greatest improvement at longer jib lengths while … Read more

Grove presents two new five-axle all-terrain cranes at customer events in Wilhelmshaven

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At 68.7 m, the Grove GMK5150XL offers a boom length that most 220 t capacity cranes cannot compete with; plus it has stronger load charts than its GMK5150L-1 sibling. The GMK5120L, as a new member of the Grove five-axle family, boosts the versatility of taxi cranes to new levels; the 120 t machine offers an … Read more

Manitowoc to exhibit latest Shuttlelift crane at The ARA Show

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Manitowoc returns to The ARA Show, which will take place Oct. 17 – 20, 2021 in Las Vegas. Manitowoc will show its SCD15 carrydeck crane that features a redesigned, lighter platform, a larger cab with easy to operate proportional lever controls and full-color, graphical RCL. The crane boasts a compact footprint, long reach and hefty … Read more

Zoomlion to debut four new crane models

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Zoomlion is set to debut four new cranes between 100, 130 and 300 metric ton capacity class. There will be a new all-terrain crane model from each capacity and a 110 tonnes hydraulic truck crane. Although not much of the information has been released, good to know the general specification of these new cranes. ZAT3000A863 … Read more

Maeda debut second electric crane

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Maeda has the prototype of its latest electric-powered spider crane with its 2.98 tonnes MC305CB-3 on the Kranlyft stand at Vertikal Days. Joining the MC285CB-3, electric powered version of MC285C-3 launched last year, the MC305CB-3 features a five-section main boom which can handle 790kg at a height of 12.5 metres and 260 at its maximum … Read more

Link-Belt launch 110-tonne truck crane – 120 | HT

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Link-Belt will launch a new 120 US ton/110-tonne four-axle truck crane this autumn/fall with the introduction of the 120|HT. The all-new crane, which is expected to take over from the current HTC series HTC-86110, features an all-new air suspension system, which is said to provide an ultra-smooth top road speed of 62mph/100kph. The suspension and … Read more

Zoomlion debut ZRT851 rough terrain

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In order to further expand the market and explore the overseas markets, Zoomlion has launched a new off-road rough terrain crane ZRT851. The rough terrain crane combines the advantages of a truck crane and an all-terrain crane. It can both hoist and travel with loads and is suitable for lifting and hoisting operations in various complex … 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

Maiden Project Debut For Ainscough’s Liebherr LTM1650-8.1

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Ainscough Crane Hire was quick to put their first Liebherr LTM 1650-8.1 into its first project since the 650-tonne mobile crane arrived in the UK earlier this year. The LTM 1650-8.1 was deployed to work on lifting precast beams on the new Bletchley Flyover, which forms part of one of the most prestigious projects in … Read more

Double Tadano all-terrain crane upgrade: AC 4.110-1 and AC 5.120-1

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Mobile crane manufacturer Tadano is betting on being on the cutting edge of things, and so the company recently decided to upgrade more than just the name of its four-axle and five-axle cranes in the 100-tonne to 120-tonne class. The manoeuvrable AC 4.110-1 now has a larger lifting capacity despite there not being any changes … Read more

Manitowoc to showcase latest Grove mobile cranes at GIS

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Manitowoc will be showcasing the latest Grove mobile crane innovations at the eighth edition of the Italian lifting show GIS, taking place October 7-9 in Piacenza, Italy. GIS is the biggest Italian event dedicated to the users of mobile cranes, aerial work platforms, telehandlers, forklift trucks, overhead travelling cranes, port and industrial handling equipment, and … Read more

Grove GHC110 to Manitowoc’s telescopic crawler lineup

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The 110 USt-capacity telecrawler outperforms its closest competitors across all load charts. The GHC110 offers 100% pick-and-carry capability across its standard 0.6°, 1.5° and 4° load charts, providing best-in-class lifting performance. Its innovative undercarriage has three track spans for lifting in symmetrical and asymmetrical positions. With the launch of the Grove GHC110, Manitowoc has added a crucial … Read more

New MCT 135 complements Potain topless tower crane lineup for Asia

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Two options are available, with either a 6 t or 8 t maximum capacity The MCT 135 meets growing customer demand for smaller topless cranes  Its compact, versatile design enables operation in close proximity to other cranes. Manitowoc’s facility in Zhangjiagang, China, is continuing to respond to customer demand for powerful yet compact and cost-effective … Read more

Konecranes launched its sixth gen mobile harbour crane

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Konecranes has launched its sixth generation series of mobile harbour cranes, 15 years after introducing its fifth generation. The latest ESP (Electric, Smart, Powerful) range will initially include six models with lifting capacities up to 200 tonnes and radii up to 64 metres. They will be available in two or four rope grab variations with … Read more

Potain introduces Igo T 99 self-erecting tower crane

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Potain unveiled the new Igo T 99 self-erecting tower crane this afternoon, with a 6-tonne maximum capacity at up to 15 metres radius. The new crane will fits into the gap between the 6-tonne Igo T 85 A and the 8-tonne T 130, featuring same type of telescopic tower/mast, but fully hydraulic jib. It has … Read more