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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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CIMIC wins Singapore project

CIMIC wins Singapore project

CIMIC Group's Leighton Asia has been awarded an AU$470 million project in Singapore.

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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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Chinese enter golden age

Chinese enter golden ageLock icon

The Japanese and Koreans took their shot at crane manufacturing in the 60s and 80s respectively and have had success that continues today. But now, one company is convinced the Chinese will soon become a force to be reckoned with.

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New Potain dealer for Indonesia

New Potain dealer for Indonesia

Manitowoc has strengthened its operations in Southeast Asia with the appointment of Multicrane Perkasa as its new dealer for Potain cranes in Indonesia.

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Liebherr drilling rig completes lion's share of bored piles on new bridge

Liebherr drilling rig completes lion's share of bored piles on new bridge

Vietnamese ground engineering and foundations specialist contractor, Dua Fat Foundation Joint Stock Company, is relying on a Liebherr LB 36-410 rotary drilling rig to complete the lion's share of bored piling in 'waterlogged-ground' conditions on the Western approaches to a new road bridge over the River Cam in Haiphong.

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Scaling heights in Vietnam

Scaling heights in VietnamLock icon

Despite major fluctuations in the global economy in 2016, Vietnam, the breathtakingly beautiful Southeast Asian nation on the South China Sea, is experiencing a 6% per year growth of its economy.

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Tat Hong reports improved performance

Tat Hong reports improved performance

Singapore-based crane company Tat Hong has posted an improvement in its first quarter revenue, reporting better margins from its distribution division in Australia.

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Giants race against time to build refinery and petrochemical plants

Giants race against time to build refinery and petrochemical plants

Three of Mammoet's largest cranes will work together to ensure Petroliam Nasional Berhad's (PETRONAS) Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) is operational by 2019.

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