CRANES & LIFTING

Terex's tower crane family grows

Terex's tower crane family grows

Terex has added a versatile and robust flat top crane to its tower crane offering, just months after launching its hammerhead tower crane at CONEXPO-CON/AGG.

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Potain builds record-breaking bridge

Potain builds record-breaking bridge

The foundations to one of the world's longest suspension bridges are being laid by Manitowoc's Potain cranes in Wuhan, China.

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Tadano gains ground in Thailand

Tadano gains ground in ThailandLock icon

Tadano's first direct in Thailand was in 2012, when it set up its manufacturing subsidiary. This year, to respond to the needs of the Thai market, the Japanese crane manufacturer has set up a joint venture with its Thai truck loader crane distributor Italthai Industrial Co., Ltd. (ITI), effective from May 2017.

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Towering achievement for Sydney Metro Northwest

Towering achievement for Sydney Metro NorthwestLock icon

The two towers for Sydney Metro's iconic cable-stayed railway bridge over Windsor Road at Rouse Hill were erected recently.

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Fatalities decline globally for MEWPs

Fatalities decline globally for MEWPsLock icon

The fatal injury rate (FIR) for mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) declined in 2016, despite the fact that the total MEWP rental fleet and the number of rental days worldwide increased significantly over the same period

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Another crane accident in NSW

Another crane accident in NSW

A crane accident on Friday in Sydney's inner northwest is one of several incidents across NSW that have been reported in the media in the last few months.

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Magni shows off HTH range

Magni shows off HTH range

With the expansion and development of access equipment offering increased opportunity globally to a myriad of industries, Magni claims its HTH range represents generation-leading standards in design, safety and productivity.

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SP load cells provide data for ship-to-shore crane project

SP load cells provide data for ship-to-shore crane project

Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) provided 16 wireless compression load cells from Straightpoint to perform benchmark weighing as 10 ship-to-shore cranes were raised 10m by Shanghai Zhenhua Port Machinery Company (ZPMC) at Port of Los Angeles in August.

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Making tricky jobs easy

Making tricky jobs easy

Kennards Hire is giving its customers the ability to reach new heights with introduction of its latest all-terrain access equipment from Aspac - the Athena HE.

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United launches Haulotte telescopic boom

United launches Haulotte telescopic boomLock icon

United Forklift and Access Solutions is introducing its new Haulotte telescopic boom, which features a range of advanced safety and sustainability innovations.

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