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

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

Four were killed after a tower crane collapsed in Navi Mumbai, and 2 others critical

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The accident occurred after the tower crane used to transport construction materials atop the housing project collapsed from the 14th floor and landed on them. In a tragic incident, four persons including two labourers, one crane operator and a car driver, died due to a crane accident Navi Mumbai on Tuesday evening (26th June). They … Read more

50 tonne concrete slab falls off girder in India

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The incident happened on the day when UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visited Meerut and inspected the project site at Bhainsali along with Shri Vinay Kumar Singh, MD, NCRTC and other officials. A 50-tonne concrete slab which was being lifted into place using a launching gantry fell off the under-construction Modinagar site of the Regional … Read more

Popular Potain MCT 135 added to the production line at the Pune factory

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The Potain MCT 135 tower crane was launched in 2021 and is built at the Manitowoc plant in Zhangjiagang, China After enjoying commercial success in many emerging markets, the crane will now also be built in Pune, India The units built in India will serve the growing demand in the local market for topless tower … Read more

Fatal 500-tonne crane accident in Mumbai

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A 500-tonne mobile crane overturned while lifting a concrete bridge section into position on 16th Jan, at the Mumbai Metro Line 6 in Kanjurmarg, North East Mumbai, killing the operator. The deceased crane operator has been identified as Lovedeep Ravindra Singh, 35, who was working for the Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (MMRDA). According to … Read more

Sarens Lift Dome for Shopping Mall in Kerala, India

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Sarens was asked by their client NV Brothers Engineering Pvt. Ltd for Shapoorji Polanji and Prestige to assist in the construction of the Prestige Forum Mall in Kerala, India. On the site, the dome of the mall had to be lifted and installed. Space constraint was a major challenge. Sarens suggested deploying the CC2600H (K4580) … Read more

Mammoet Deploys Two PTC Ring Cranes To India For HPCL Rajasthan Refinery

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Mammoet continues to provide client L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering with heavy lifting services for the construction of its Barmer oil refinery and petrochemical complex in Rajasthan, India. Mammoet and L&T have a long-term relationship, dating back to 2012, which saw Mammoet lift a 750t chemical reactor with the in-house designed PTC35-DS 1600te ring crane. The most … Read more

Comansa overcomes the logistical challenges for the Indian railway project

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A Comansa 21CM550 tower crane is working on the construction of the first cable-stayed railway bridge in India, which is considered an engineering wonder. A 25-ton 21CM550 tower crane is working on the construction of Anji Khad Bridge, the first cable-stayed railway bridge in India, 331 metres above the river. This is a milestone project for the Indian railway and it’s viewed … Read more

8 Worse Crane Accidents You Should Know In July/August 2021

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1. Fatal Crane Accident in Canada 3rd July 2021 – A man has died due to a crane collapsed involving a crane on the site in Barrie, Ontario, Canada. The man, Corey Philips, 52, was declared dead at the scene. RIP. He was an employee of North Steel and was working under the main contractor … Read more

Verton Appoint Dal-Lago As GCC & India Distributor

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Australian remote-controlled lifting beam manufacturer Verton has appointed Dal-Lago as its distributor for the Gulf states and India. Dal-Lago is a leading precast concrete company, owned by Italy’s DLC Consulting, with offices in Milan, Dubai and Hyderabad, India. Liyakat Ali Syed, Dal-Lago head of international market operations for Australia, India and the GCC, said: “This … Read more

Five Crane-related fatalities in India

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There were two fatal lifting activities reported last week news came in over last weekend of two fatal lifting related incidents in India. Fire Truck Collapsed at Madhya Pradesh The first incident occurred on Saturday in Gwalior, south of Agra, in Madhya Pradesh. Three employees of the Gwalior municipal corporation died, and one was seriously … Read more

Manitowoc to showcase best-in-class cranes at Excon 2019

Increase in high-rise construction and trend for faster building times sees the growing demand for cranes with increased lifting capacities. Manitowoc to display one of the first Potain MCT 205 from its India factory in Pune, alongside one of its popular Grove GMK6300L all-terrain cranes. Manitowoc will showcase two best-in-class cranes from Potain and Grove … Read more

Kandla Cargo takes delivery of refurbished LTM1750.9.1

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Kandla Cargo Handlers, based in Mumbai / India, took delivery of a refurbished LTM 1750-9.1 in April this year. The nine axle crane is the largest machine in the fleet of the crane rental company now and will be used mainly for industrial and wind power installations. After the training on the LTM 1750-9.1, the … Read more

Steel Carriers Infrastructure adds Demag AC1000-9

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Indian crane rental company Steel Carriers Infrastructure has taken delivery of the first 1,000-tonne capacity class Demag AC1000-9 wheeled mobile crane in the country. The application will include infrastructure, wind energy, refineries, offshore, petrochemical and oil & gas. The new crane will help to minimise downtime at refineries during the turnaround and maintenance works, the … Read more

Potain MCT 85 at work on a new temple in India

Mumbai-based construction company, Bhanu Construction is using a Potain MCT 85 crane to ensure on-time construction of a new temple in the town of Shirdi, India. The town is a spiritual center of India and most famous for being the home of Shirdi Sai Baba.  Darshan Bhanushali, director of Bhanu Construction, said: “The Potain MCT 85 … Read more

Tadano ties up with India’s Escorts to manufacture high capacity cranes

Image: Autos Components India Japan’s Tadano Ltd entered a joint venture with India’s leading engineering conglomerate, Escorts Ltd in August 2018 to manufacture high capacity mobiles cranes in India. The former holds 51% stake while the latter holds 49%. [quads id=1] The joint venture will be having an initial investment of 60 crore (est. USD … Read more

India-Based H N Construction buys first Terex Explorer 5800 for India’s market

Terex Cranes India’s Saeesh Nevrekar (left) and Narendra Wahile (center) congratulating H N Construction’s Vidyanand Singh H N Construcion Pvt of Bokaro Steel City, India has taken delivery of a Terex Explorer 5800 all terrain crane, the first of its kind in the country. The company’s Terex Explorer 5800 crane is a five-axle, all-wheel steer … Read more