CRANES & LIFTING

Crane associations unite

Crane associations unite

There is no denying that Western Australia and the Northern Territory are the pin-up boys for road access.

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Pick and carry crane named finalist in Swedish Steel Prize

Pick and carry crane named finalist in Swedish Steel Prize

Italy's JMG Cranes has been named a finalist in the Swedish Steel Prize for its MC58, a new pick and carry crane.

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Super 'T' beams lifted into place

Super 'T' beams lifted into place

The first elevated rail beams are now in place in Noble Park, as part of the project to remove every level crossing between Caulfield and Dandenong, in Victoria.

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2017 International Crane Stakeholders assembly meeting held at ConExpo

2017 International Crane Stakeholders assembly meeting held at ConExpo

The annual meeting of the International Crane Stakeholders Assembly (ICSA) was held at CONEXPO in Las Vegas recently.

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NSW company now the proud owner of Australia's first Potain Hup cranes

NSW company now the proud owner of Australia's first Potain Hup cranes

The first two Manitowoc Potain Hup self-erecting cranes to land in Australia have been delivered to NSW-based Active Crane Hire.

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Metal recycler incorporates crane company

Metal recycler incorporates crane company

Over in Singapore, listed metal recycler Union Steel Holdings will now be able to offer crane services, including winch lifting solutions, and other specialised construction and related activities.

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Case study: Straightpoint and HES work together on monorail crane system project

Case study: Straightpoint and HES work together on monorail crane system project

In Melbourne, Hoisting Equipment Specialist Pty Ltd (HES) recently installed two monorail crane systems at an electrical substation before turning to load cell supplier Straightpoint to complete commission and handover to the end user.

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 Industry partnership sets new standards in safety

Industry partnership sets new standards in safety

As we all know, safety is the number one issue on the agenda when it comes to cranes. Major inspections occur on a weekly basis, and are generally carried out with due diligence.

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New concept standardises hoist and crane control

New concept standardises hoist and crane control

J D Neuhaus (JDN) has developed an innovative and robust new concept for controlling hoists and cranes.

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This is how you move a 3000t wind farm substation (video)

This is how you move a 3000t wind farm substation (video)

Last year, record levels of renewable energy capacity were added globally at investment levels 23% lower than 2015, i.e. it is getting cheaper to install and roll out clean energy technology. The consensus is that the renewable energy market is set to grow and as it does, it will no doubt drive demand for transport and lifting.

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