CRANES & LIFTING

The importance of swept path analysis

The importance of swept path analysis

In a recent CICA Crane Safety Bulletin, CICA liaison officer VIC/TAS branch John Humphries, discussed the hazards to the general public of boom dolly's on all-terrain cranes and demonstrated with graphics the work of the swept path analysis.

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The challenges of working in PNG

The challenges of working in PNG

High up in the rugged and remote highlands of Papua New Guinea, miners and contractors prize reliability and uptime in the machinery they deploy for vital production, construction and maintenance tasks. It's crucial to any job that machinery is in prime operating and safety condition.

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Picking the right machine

Picking the right machine

Sydney-based crane and rigging company Melrose Cranes & Rigging, has recently taken delivery of three new TIDD PC25s.

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CONEXPO: Rising in a competitive market

CONEXPO: Rising in a competitive market

The Cranes and Lifting team is back from Vegas and what an experience CONEXPO-CON/AGG has been. Just the sight of cranes reaching toward the sky was a feast for the senses.

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Genie SX-180 cuts costs and boosts efficiency at Tasmanian wind farm

Genie SX-180 cuts costs and boosts efficiency at Tasmanian wind farm

North-western Tasmanian wind-farm operator Woolnorth Wind Farm Holding's says their recent choice to switch to the Genie SX-180 boom lift for servicing its turbines has significantly reduced the company's maintenance and running costs, as well as machine downtime.

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Cranes and Lifting (March): Building bridges in Tasmania

Cranes and Lifting (March): Building bridges in Tasmania

Road access is a problem that constantly plagues the crane sector. It's an issue that affects every crane owner across Australia because it's complicated and more often than not it doesn't make sense why certain rules apply in certain jurisdictions.

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Liebherr unveil new machines at ConExpo

Liebherr unveil new machines at ConExpo

At ConExpo last week, Liebherr announced it had extended its mobile crane product range with an additional series of rough-terrain cranes in the 90-tonne and 100-tonne classes that will be available in Australia.

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CONEXPO: voice of customer

CONEXPO: voice of customer

It wasn't easy to miss the Manitowoc crane company stand at this year's CONEXPO-CON/AGG. It not only housed the biggest cranes at the show but it was buzzing with news that the company was back - and more innovative than ever.

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Cranes collide at Cairns Performing Arts Centre site

Cranes collide at Cairns Performing Arts Centre site

Two cranes have collided at the Cairns Performing Arts Centre construction site and the accident may cause delays in the delivery of the $66.5 million theatre project.

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Going where no boom has gone before

Going where no boom has gone before

Genie has launched the SX-135XC self-propelled telescopic boom lift, which boasts expanded outreach and "exceptional" range of motion.

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