CRANES & LIFTING

Celebrating three decades in style

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Pace Cranes officially opened their new facility in Sydney's southern suburb of Peakhurst on Thursday while celebrating the company's 30th anniversary.

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First tower goes up at Mt Gellibrand wind farm

First tower goes up at Mt Gellibrand wind farm

A 500-tonne crane has lifted up three base sections forming the first 61-metre tower to go up at ACCIONA's Mt Gellibrand wind farm in Victoria.

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Strictly Cranes erects new Raimondi luffing LR213 in Sydney suburb

Strictly Cranes erects new Raimondi luffing LR213 in Sydney suburb

NSW-based Strictly Cranes, official Raimondi Cranes agent, has erected the first ever LR213 luffing crane in a mixed-use residential and commercial development jobsite by ALAND, which is situated in Sydney's Liverpool and is scheduled to be onsite for approximately two years.

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First Konecranes NZ gantry crane installed for roofing specialist Metalcraft

First Konecranes NZ gantry crane installed for roofing specialist Metalcraft

Roofing specialist Metalcraft is benefitting from the safety and efficiency of the first ever Konecranes gantry crane with sway control in New Zealand, which was installed by Southern Cross Engineering.

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XCMG sets new record

XCMG sets new record

XCMG Hydraulics has set a new record with its hydraulic cylinder for large-tonnage excavators, with the machine clocking 9500 continuous working hours in the Pilbara region in Western Australia.

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65 and going strong

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Celebrating its 65th anniversary in October, crane manufacturer Sennebogen unveiled five new cranes at its head office in Straubing, southern Germany. Closer to home, managing director, head of sales Asia Pacific, Marco Burgmer told Cranes and Lifting the company's commitment to the region remains strong.

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Grove all-terrains a hit in Australia

Grove all-terrains a hit in Australia

The new range of Grove all-terrain cranes is proving to be a popular choice in Australia, with Manitowoc revealing that it has received close to 40 orders over the last 18 months.

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30 candles in the wind

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Paul Heeks has been around cranes for most of his life. Early in his career, he worked as marketing manager at tower crane icon Favco. At that time, Favco dabbled in mobile cranes without great success and tower cranes were a feast or famine proposition. Marine cranes were a core line, and sold around the world as well as onto oil platforms in Bass Strait.

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Pfeiffer cranes selected for Musselroe Wind Farm maintenance work

Pfeiffer cranes selected for Musselroe Wind Farm maintenance work

When a wind turbine at the Musselroe Wind Farm in Tasmania required a change of gearbox and generator, a Grove GMK6400 all-terrain crane turned out to be the perfect choice for the job.

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Latest updates to HMF cranes revealed

Latest updates to HMF cranes revealed

Sydney-based equipment supplier and manufacturer West-Trans Equipment has revealed the latest updates to their range of HMF cranes.

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