CRANES & LIFTING

AFP freezes out drug dealers (video)

AFP freezes out drug dealers (video)

Last month, a sea cargo consignment containing two crane jibs destined for Adelaide were intercepted and further examination revealed 313kg of crystal methamphetamine (ice).

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JLG launches SmartLoad technology

JLG launches SmartLoad technology

The JLG 1644 high capacity telehandler is the company's first machine to feature SmartLoad Technology.

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Australian crane manufacturer descends on Holden site

Australian crane manufacturer descends on Holden site

Victorian-based Australian Crane and Machinery (ACM) is building a crane manufacturing facility on the former Holden automotive assembly site in Adelaide.

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Strong finish to the year, says Terex

Strong finish to the year, says Terex

Terex Corporation released its fourth quarter and full 2017 results this week, reporting a "strong finish to the year" with Q4 net sales of nearly US$1.1 billion (A$1.39 billion).

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Container cranes to arrive next month

Container cranes to arrive next month

Australia's largest stevedore, DP World Australia will take delivery of four new ZPMC quayside container cranes next month, for its Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne terminals.

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Strict road restrictions? No problem

Strict road restrictions? No problem

At the end of last year, Tassie crane rental company Cranes Combined received its latest Grove crane, which it says is both easier to move and meets local road restrictions.

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First Skyjack SJ85 AJ arrives in Australia

First Skyjack SJ85 AJ arrives in Australia

Botany Access is now home to Australia's first SJ85 AJ, Skyjack's newest articulating boom that was unveiled at the 2017 Vertikal Days event in England.

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Casar Australia now open for business

Casar Australia now open for business

Casar Australia has commenced operations in Arundel, Queensland, under the leadership of managing director, Cheryl Vogler.

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The tools to keep you safe

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From lightning protection to tyre management, Cranes and Lifting reports on the safety systems available in the market.

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Operating remotely piloted aircraft

Operating remotely piloted aircraft

Drones or Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPAs) have become more popular in the construction industry for surveillance, site /equipment inspections, ground surveying and general photography. CICA Vic/Tas Branch's latest Crane Safety Bulletin discusses the types of usage and highlights the rules and regulations and how to comply.

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