Italian terminal operator orders two Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Cranes

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Terminal Flavio Gioia S.p.A. (TFG) has ordered two eco-efficient Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Cranes for its terminal in Naples, bolstering its material handling capacity to keep up with demand. The first order was placed in March 2021, and the option for a second was exercised in August, reflecting the need to quickly ramp up business. … Read more

Liebherr LTM 1120-4.1 mobile crane with the long boom in action at a refinery

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At 66 metres, LTM 1120-4.1 has the longest telescopic boom in the 4-axle class Its outstanding lifting capacity and compact design makes the Liebherr 120 tonne crane  perfect for jobs in the petrochemicals industry  Mintor Srl specialises in the construction and assembly of industry plants  The requirements placed on mobile cranes for working in refineries … Read more

Paradiso takes delivery of Liebherr LG 1750 lattice boom mobile crane

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High demand in Italy and good experience with LG 1750 are the deciding factors LG 1750 offers optimised boom systems for different wind turbines   Paradiso focuses activities on renewable energy market   The crane rental company Fratelli Paradiso S.r.l. has taken delivery of a Liebherr LG 1750 lattice boom mobile crane. It is already the second … Read more

Lift24 as Polish dealer for Palazzani

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Italian spider lift manufacturer Palazzani has appointed sales and rental company Lift24 as the distributor for Poland Founded in 1999, Lift24 is based in Grójec, south of Warsaw, with six locations across Poland. The company has a rental fleet of spider, pick & carry, aluminium truck and loader cranes along with glass handling devices and … 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

Raimondi Cranes announces change in senior leadership effective immediately

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Eng. Ciano has commenced his one year sabbatical with the full support of the Raimondi Cranes Board of Directors  Eng. Borgna has already assumed the role of Acting Chief Executive Officer having worked closely with Eng. Ciano since joining Raimondi Cranes in March 2021  Raimondi Cranes SpA, European manufacturer of topless tower and luffing jib … Read more

Fedeli thrilled with the new Demag AC160-5

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Italian crane service provider Fedeli could barely wait to receive their brand new Demag AC160-5. “We were absolutely thrilled with the technical advantages offered by this crane, so we were dying to finally see it in our fleet” Filippo Fedeli during the handover His father Alessandro and his sister Irene, who manage the company and … Read more

Zoomlion strengthens European presence with advanced facility in Italy

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In the mid of last month, Chinese group Zoomlion Heavy Industry has increased its European presence with a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Solferino, northern Italy. The new plant will manufacture mobile cranes, assemble tower cranes, and act as a distribution hub for forklifts and aerial work platforms. Italian concrete machinery manufacturing sector company CIFA, … Read more

Grove GMK5250XL-1 joins Vernazza Autogru’s Fleet

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Customers were clamouring to book Vernazza Autogru’s new Grove GMK5250XL-1 months before the 250 t capacity five-axle all-terrain crane had even joined the Italian company’s rental fleet. When Diego Vernazza, general manager of Italian rental company Vernazza Autogru, first laid eyes on the new Grove GMK5250XL-1 at Bauma 2019, he knew he was onto a … Read more

Potain help construct Italy’s first zero-energy skyscraper

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A Potain MD 365 B L16 and MD 208 A are together constructing the 120 m GIOIA 22 “Shard of Glass” tower, UBI Banca’s new zero-energy headquarters in Porta Nuova, Milan. Contractor Colombo Costruzioni, working on behalf of Italy’s leading real estate investment, development and management company COIMA SRG, has deployed two Potain top-slewing tower … Read more

Genoa bridge final pier completed

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Salini Impregilo reported they have reached a milestone for the construction of Genoa bridge as they completed the installation of the bridge’s 18th and final pier. The construction was undertaken by PerGenova, a joint-venture between Salini Impregilo and Fincantieri. At the same time, the joint-venture has undertaken the raising of the first of the bridge’s … Read more

Potain Igo 50 helps renovate Mona Lisa’s resting place

A Potain Igo 50 self-erecting crane is repairing more than 4,000 square meters of the damaged roof on the Sant’Orsola, a 14th Century ex-monastery in Florence, Italy, that is thought to be the final resting place of Lisa Gherardini, better known as Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa. It has been derelict for more than 30 years; … Read more

Raimondi Cranes appoints first official Italian agent overseeing various territories

Raimondi Cranes SpA, established in 1863, has announced the appointment of Italasme Srl to represent the company across four key areas in Italy: Liguria, Lombardy, Piedmont, and the Aosta Valley. Headed by Davide Lama, Italasme has already commenced commercial activity, and has inaugurated its agency appointment with its first Raimondi MRT159 tower crane erection in … Read more

Manitowoc delivers landmark Grove GMK4100L-1 with serial number 100 at special ceremony

Manitowoc has sold its 100th Grove GMK4100L-1 all terrain crane The hugely popular four-axle crane was only launched in Q3 2016 Italian customer Sollevamenti Mancini took delivery of crane at a ceremony at Manitowoc’s factory in Wilhelmshaven, Germany [quads id=1] Manitowoc has delivered its 100th Grove GMK4100L-1 all-terrain crane, despite it only hitting the market … Read more

Potain tower cranes help construct new Serbian development

Six Potain tower cranes are helping construct a unique development in Serbia’s capital city, Belgrade. The development, named Belgrade Waterfront, is the first of its kind in the country and will see 1.8 million sq. m added to the city’s riverfront. It will feature over 6,000 residencies, as well as offices, hotels, shopping malls and … Read more

Tecno Gru orders 34 Terex RTs

Italian crane rental, sales and servicing company Tecno Gru ordered 34 rough terrain cranes from Terex Cranes over an eight-week period, which started in December 2017. [quads id=1] In December 2017 the order comprised: three Terex RT 45 cranes; three Terex RT 45L cranes; seven Terex Quadstar 1065 cranes; seven Terex Quadstar 1075 cranes; three … Read more

Recom Moritsch acquires GP Autolift

Recom Moritsch has acquired fellow Italian tower crane manufacturer GP Autolift, based in Samarate, Lombardy. All of the GP range will be rebranded as Recom Moritsch from now on, and there will be an integration of technologies. [quads id=1] With this acquisition, Recom Moritsch adds flat top cranes to its offering, which currently consists of luffing … Read more

Manitowoc Cranes debut Potain Hup 40-30 in Italy

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Manitowoc Cranes has officially launched the Hup 40-30 which was first shown as a prototype at Bauma 2016. The crane was unveiled during an event at Manitowoc’s factory in Niella Tanaro, Italy, with more than 320 guests. Deliveries of Hup 40-30 will start in early 2017. Potain has launched the second model from the new … Read more