CRANES & LIFTING

The right documentation for the job

The right documentation for the job

Having the right documentation with you and your equipment at all times can be difficult and inconvenient, but in this day and age, you simply can't afford not to.

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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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Charges laid on crane driver

Charges laid on crane driver

After a detailed and lengthy investigation, a crane driver has been charged with manslaughter over the death of a construction worker in 2016.

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Teamwork for difficult Coffs Harbour precast job

Teamwork for difficult Coffs Harbour precast jobLock icon2

Coffs City Cranes (CCC) was engaged by builder R&D Spagnolo to erect 34 tilt-up panels at the Wet Seal Development in Forge Drive, Coffs Harbour (NSW).

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Crane industry spreads the safety message in SA

Crane industry spreads the safety message in SA

The South Australian branch of the Crane Industry Council of Australia (CICA) is looking to build awareness in the building and civil construction industries of actions taken by CICA nationally to develop and evolve standards.

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RLB Crane Index: decline in residential offset by commercial

RLB Crane Index: decline in residential offset by commercial

This week, Rider Levett Bucknall released its Q2 2018 RLB Crane Index, which revealed a decline in the number of residential tower cranes in the country.

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Delicate lift goes without a hitch

Delicate lift goes without a hitch

In order to relocate a historic church in Tasmania, Cranes Combined turned to the Grove GMK5150L all-terrain crane.

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Adopting digital technology - a noble cause?

Adopting digital technology - a noble cause?Lock icon2

How many times have we heard the terms "traditional" and "conservative" used to described the lifting and rigging industry in the context of digitalisation? Far too many times. But what does it take for the sector to jump on the digital revolution band wagon and is it worth it?

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A boom to meet your heavy-lifting needs

A boom to meet your heavy-lifting needs

Genie has launched a new boom, the telescopic S-85 XC boom, which it says is designed to perform in heavy-lifting applications.

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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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