Crane Equipment News

First pictures of Jaso’s latest hydraulic luffing jib tower crane
The new J198HPA will be one of the biggest hydraulic luffing cranes in the market
Detailing North America’s latest breakbulk projects
Wind components, vessels and modules, ACT rounds up several significant breakbulk cargo projects.
Construction continues on Florida high-speed rail
Julian Leek and Mary Kanian report on the Brightline high speed rail project to Orlando International Airport.
TNT Crane & Rigging refinances loans
TNT closed on a $385 million asset-based lending revolving credit loan and a $119 million 2 lien term loan to pay off debt. 
Demand for telecrawlers continues to grow
The once niche market telescopic crawler is now a rental fleet mainstay. 
Manitowoc’s most iconic crane
D.Ann Shiffler asks, which was Manitowoc’s most iconic crawler crane: the 3900 or the 4100?
Vestas approves wind blade transport system for manufacturers
Following the success of a trial loading operation performed in Denmark in mid-July, Germany-based Doll’s wind blade transport system has been certified by Vestas
Manitowoc upgrades Grove TMS9000-2
Repower of the popular crane with new Cummins X12 Tier 4 Final engine offers an extra 25 bhp.
Is bigger better as remote controls with larger displays trend?
Remote control manufacturers focus on improvements, including bigger monitors to display machine information
‘Record’ construction sales predicted for 2021
Off-Highway Research says construction equipment sales of US$110 billion to occur this year
Fontaine unveils California legal extendable trailers
The four new Xcalibur extendable models are 53 feet in the closed position and 90 feet fully opened.
Manitowoc acquires Aspen Equipment’s assets
CEO Aaron Ravenscroft said the acquisition of Aspen will position Manitowoc closer to its end markets and complement its pending acquisition of H&E Equipments crane business.
DICA establishes global presence
DICA’s outrigger pads and crane pads are in use on all seven continents and in more than 50 countries.
ACT EXCLUSIVE: Detailing the new Link-Belt 120|HT truck crane
Link-Belt is putting the finishing touches on a new 120-ton truck crane that was designed be a game changer.
ALL purchases Liebherr LR 11000 crawler
The Liebherr LR 11000 lattice boom crawler features a 1,200-ton capacity and 551 feet of main boom.
Global expansion of wind turbine construction
Cranes are high in demand with global growth of wind farms 
Moving long turbine blades with Faymonville
New equipment for transporting the longest wind turbine blades now available from Faymonville
Pushing the limits for wind tower construction: design matters
Pushing the limits for wind tower construction, part two
North America’s top tower crane owning companies
The ACTTowerCrane50 survey sees modest growth as projects regain momentum amid a market recovery.
Elkins appointed Link-Belt product manager
Brian Elkins has been named product manager for rough terrain cranes at Link-Belt Cranes.
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