Worker dies after lorry crane topples in Singapore

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A 49-year-old worker died on Friday (27th May) after being pinned under a large metal cylindrical pipe when a lorry crane toppled on its side. In response to CNA’s queries, a Ministry of Manpower (MOM) spokesperson said on Sunday that it was alerted to the incident at 18 Defu Avenue 2 at about 1.55pm. “A lorry crane toppled on its side … Read more

Bold Tern Upgrading at Keppel Fels

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Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Bold Tern has arrived in Singapore, where it will be upgraded with a new 1600-tonne crane to enable the installation of next-generation wind turbines and foundations weighing up to 1,500 tonnes. The hull and jacking system modifications are well underway, preparing the vessel for the installation of the new main crane. The vessel … Read more

Migrant Worker Passes Away After Crane Accident In Singapore

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Last Saturday (11 Dec), a construction worker from Bangladesh, Isalm Robiul, passed away due to an accident at HomeTeamNS Bedok clubhouse worksite. At the time of the accident, the steel bars were being lifted by a tower crane, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) told The Straits Times. The fatal incident occurred at a worksite in … Read more

Konecranes to supply 6 cranes to Singapore’s Tuas Nexus – Integrated Waste Management Facility (IWMF)

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Konecranes has won a contract to supply 6 Waste-to-Energy (WtE) cranes to Singapore’s Tuas Nexus – IWMF. The order, booked in August 2021, underscores Konecranes’ commitment to helping customers and industries grow and transform so they run more efficiently, sustainably, and safely. Tuas Nexus – IWMF is Singapore’s first integrated facility to treat incinerable waste, … Read more

Potain MCT 565 cranes to lead development on two new prestigious projects in Singapore

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The contractors on each project have trusted Potain and Manta Equipment for years to deliver their onsite lifting needs For these projects, the crane’s high capacity combined with jib lengths from 50 m to 65 m were key considerations in their selection. There are currently eight Potain MCT 565 tower cranes split among two high … Read more

Firefighters rescued an injured worker from a tower crane

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A worker who injured his leg while working 70m above the ground in a tower crane was rescued by Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) officers on Friday evening (Nov 12). Specialists from SCDF’s elite Disaster Assistance and Rescue Team (Dart) and firefighters from the Central Fire Station were alerted at about 8.45 pm and deployed to … Read more

Mammoet on Linde Upgrade Project in Singapore

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Linde, located at Jurong Island, Singapore is currently undergoing a series of projects to integrate a new complex within its existing facility. As such, Mammoet was hired to lift and install over a hundred components for the plant’s gasification facility upgrade. The items to be installed included pipe racks, rotating equipment (turbines, generators), e-containers, columns … Read more

MCA appointed as Grove’s Singapore support team

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Mobile Crane Asia (MCA) has been appointed as the Grove parts and service provider for Singapore. The company will provide round the clock service support for all Grove All Terrain cranes throughout Singapore, through it its team of mobile engineers. It will also keep an extensive stock of spare parts at its head office. MCA … Read more

Hiap Heng takes second delivery of Tadano ATF 220G-5 in Singapore

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Singapore-based crane and logistics distributor Hiap Heng Heavy Equipment Co. Pte Ltd. added another Tadano crane to its growing fleet with the delivery of a second Tadano ATF 220G-5. Tadano Asia Pte Ltd and its local distributor Multico Equipment & Parts Pte Ltd provided delivery of the 220-ton capacity all-terrain crane to Hiap Heng Heavy … Read more

Domestic crane rental to benefit Singapore’s exception framework

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Singapore’s agency Enterprise Singapore released a new framework called Exception Handling Framework (EHF) to allow local crane companies and crane owners to continue use of cranes of age 15 years and above. Large Demand from public sector According to the report from their Building and Construction Authority (BCA), the total estimated construction demand for 2021 … Read more

SinHeng takes Singapore first Grove GMK5250XL-1

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Singapore based sales and rental company Sin Heng Heavy Machinery has taken delivery of the first 250 tonne Grove GMK5250XL-1 All Terrain crane in the country. The five axle GMK5250XL-1 features an eight section 78.5 metre main boom – the longest in its class – topped by an 18 metre bi-fold swingaway extension that can … Read more

Sennebogen Telescopic Crawler For Sewerage Project In Singapore

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With their flexibility, strength, and easy operation, telescopic crawler cranes are delivering on their promise of getting the job done, especially in fast-paced and demanding job sites. They are the ideal machine for Pick & Carry applications. More and more companies are increasingly relying on telescopic crawler cranes to accomplish the lifting, moving, and positioning … Read more

Blue Water Ship MENCK’s Hammer and Ram

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Recently, leading pile driving specialist and close client MENCK entrusted Blue Water Shipping with the transport and assembly of a 187 tons heavy hydraulic hammer and the 175 tons heavy ram weight. Blue Water’s scope included receiving of the ram weight from Japan and receiving the MHU3500S hydraulic hammer from Hamburg, Germany. It also included … Read more

Konecranes completes MHE Demag deal

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Port and overhead manufacturer Konecranes has acquired the remaining 50 per cent of its overhead/industrial crane joint venture, MHE-Demag, for approximately €147 million. Established as a joint venture between Demag Cranes and Jebsen & Jessen in 1986, Singapore based MHE-Demag provides industrial cranes, hoists and services throughout Southeast Asia under the MHE and Demag brands. … Read more

Singapore’s first Potain MCR 295 builds CapitaSpring skyscraper

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The latest model in Potain’s MCR line of luffing jib cranes is helping to build one of the tallest buildings in the country’s financial district. The crane was one of the few units with the capacity and working height needed to complete the high-rise landmark. Singapore construction company Dragages Singapore is using a Potain MCR … Read more

Tower crane collapsed at new TTSH rehab hub in Singapore

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The luffing jib of a tower crane working at Novena construction site of the new TTSH rehab hub collapsed early this morning. It was reported that one of the workers died on the spot while the second worker succumbed to his injuries in the hospital. Kajima Overseas Asia was the main contractor for this construction … Read more

Tiong Woon add 20 units of 64 tons Yongmao Tower Crane

It is yet another big Bauma China 2018 held in Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). As one of the top 10 tower crane manufacturer in the world, YONGMAO showcased the China largest flat-top tower crane, STT3930-200T (Tip load of 79.11tons @ 50m jib, 200tons @ 21m radius) in the exhibition, which will be used … Read more

A Mobile crane crashed into a bank in Singapore

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A mobile crane has crashed into a bank branch in Woodlands Centre Road early Wednesday morning (24th February 2016) after the driver lost control while making a turn. The driver has escaped unhurt, according to the police officers at the scene. A motorcycle was seen wedged under the vehicle, but no one was injured in … Read more

Singapore Suffered Multiple Crane Accidents in Two Consecutive Weeks

There were at least 5 major crane-related accidents that have occurred in Singapore for the past two weeks that has raised concerns over the safety of lifting operations performed. Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower and WSHC is taking serious concerns over these accidents as comparing to a total of 12 cranes accidents in 2014, the figure … Read more

Singapore MOM wants to use datalogger to curb operators of dangerous lifting

There is a news published in the internet news today that singapoer’s Ministry of Manpower intended to use datalogger to make sure that operators stick to the safety rules. Data logger, which has a similar functions as Black Boxes in the airplanes are used to record data of the movement and activities during usage of … Read more

Crawler Crane Flipped Over at Construction Site Defu Lane 10

Even before the recovery of the Tower Crane at collapsed at National Art Gallery last week which left two workers dead and four others injured, another accident had happened again today at Defu Lane. The crawler tower crane collapsed at 1.30pm on 8th October, leaving the operator trapped inside the operator’s cabin. However, later news … Read more