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ABH barges designed for lifting projects

ABH barges designed for lifting projects

A jack-up barge is designed for the support of cranes, excavators and other equipment for nearshore construction, drilling and maintenance works in port and harbours. The current ABH fleet size comprises eight jack-up barges with deck capacities ranging from 10t to 250t. All of ABH’s jack-up barges are of modular design for flexible and efficient …

XL Superflex slings - the beginning of a new era

XL Superflex slings – the beginning of a new era

New maximum capacities will be 80t in a straight lift and 330t cradled. These larger slings will retain the ultra-flexible nature of the original product by using the same wire rope construction. The decision to do this was made two years ago when the company designed, assembled, and commissioned a new 30m-long mechanical braider to …

Residents evacuated; work to dismantle crane continues

Residents evacuated; work to dismantle crane continues

The Raimondi crane, owned and operated by crane rental company Clark Cranes, was working on a Rescom construction site in Richmond when the incident occurred. Clark Cranes’ Michael Clark told 3AW radio that the jib was not left in the correct position which then allowed it to move freely in windy conditions. “Overnight they need to be …

Advancing with Lampson

Advancing with Lampson

Nor is the core of Manitowoc crawler cranes and Grove rough terrain cranes, supplemented at the top end by its proprietary Transi-Lift cranes and in the core crawler crane sizes by its proprietary Millennium series remanufacture of the 4100 and now the 4600 series cranes. Complementing these are a substantial heavy haulage fleet and specialist …

The power of nine

The power of nine

Together, Mildura Cranes and Access, Saunders Wrecking and Crane Hire, Sunraysia Crane and Rigging, A&G Engineering, and Inland Cranes, offered nine cranes for the job – a two-stage process that was completed all in the one day. The cranes included four GT600s, a 50t Tadano, two ATF40s, a Zoomlion, and a Tadano T200. Together, they …

The impact of tyres on pick and carry crane safety

The impact of tyres on pick and carry crane safety

Of recent times, all local manufacturers of these cranes have focused on improving the safety of these machines. Some contractors have banned their use on site, and there is a need to demonstrate that new features address safety concerns in order to have these bans reconsidered or prevent them from becoming more widespread. However, there …

     

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