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Changing the dynamics of tower crane training

Changing the dynamics of tower crane training

CM Lab Simulations has launched what it says is the world's first luffing tower crane simulator, promising to accelerate student operator training and reduce costs by up to 75%.

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Liebherr's turnover highest in history

Liebherr's turnover highest in history

Liebherr Group has announced the highest turnover in the Group's history, with total sales amounting to €9,845 million (AU$15,678.32 million).

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Civil engineering captures 25% of project pipeline

Civil engineering captures 25% of project pipeline

The number of new projects recorded by CoreLogic for the Cordell Construction monthly report over March was 1707, which is 4% higher than in February and 4.6% lower than the five-year monthly average of projects.

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All buildings talk. It's time we started listening

All buildings talk. It's time we started listeningLock icon2

Visit any Australian capital city today and you will quickly find yourself crane spotting.

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UK's largest flat-top crane working on Heathrow Airport hotel project

UK's largest flat-top crane working on Heathrow Airport hotel projectLock icon2

Rental company City Lifting supplies a Linden Comansa tower crane model 21LC750 with maximum load capacity of 50 tonnes for the construction of a hotel at Heathrow Airport's west of London.

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Mobile app aims to increase crane uptime

Mobile app aims to increase crane uptime

A new smartphone app available for iOS and Android devices promises to increase crane uptime by enabling customers to diagnose technical issues without third-party assistance, leading to faster repairs and maintenance.

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Australia & ASEAN agree to establish regional infrastructure pipeline

Australia & ASEAN agree to establish regional infrastructure pipeline

Australia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have agreed to establish a regional infrastructure pipeline during an ASEAN summit in Sydney, as the region seeks to balance rising Chinese influence.

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A fresh grip at 90

A fresh grip at 90Lock icon2

Wirtgen milling machines, Vögele pavers, and a Benninghoven mixing plant are rehabilitating the legendary Sachsenring race track in the Ore Mountains so that it continues to meet the requirements of the FIM (Fédération de Motocyclisme International) in the years to come.

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Safety best practices can make construction companies 670% safer

Safety best practices can make construction companies 670% saferLock icon2

U.S. construction industry trade association Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) recently released its 2018 Safety Performance Report to further the construction industry's understanding of how to make jobsites safer through its Safety Performance Evaluation Process (STEP).

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Manitowoc continues Grove legacy

Manitowoc continues Grove legacy

Manitowoc will soon launch a follow-up to the Grove GMK6300L all-terrain crane. Launched in 2010, the GMK6300L has since sold 400 units.

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