Longer Reads

SHOW GUIDE: The Utility Expo
A host of products and services will be shown at The Utility Show, formerly ICUEE, in Louisville, KY.
Telescopic boom lifts - the trends
Higher capacities and 100% electric models are the trend. And what lies ahead for 200ft models, or above?
Top 5 private equity rental acquisitions 2021
We pick out five prominent acquisitions that have occurred throughout the year
Top 10 tower crane companies 2021
Who are the new entrants and which firms head up International Cranes and Specialized Transport magazine’s annual list of the world’s largest tower crane-owning companies?
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.
What new tower crane models are shaking up the industry?
Tower crane news this year has been so prolific we already added an extra industry update to the programme in the June issue. Here is yet another raft of new models. Alex Dahm reports
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?
SHOW GUIDE: SC&RA Crane & Rigging Workshop
The 2021 SC&RA Crane & Rigging Workshop will be held in-person, September 14-16 in Chicago, IL.
How the rope is pushing new boundaries to meet crane power
Lifting safety starts with the crane’s rope, boosting new products and innovation
How construction change is spearheading move to zero carbon
The pace of change and innovation has accelerated sharply as the industry searches for the best routes to a more sustainable future
Is bigger better as remote controls with larger displays trend?
Remote control manufacturers focus on improvements, including bigger monitors to display machine information
Global expansion of wind turbine construction
Cranes are high in demand with global growth of wind farms 
Interview: Mammoet’s Pieter Jacobs on the quest for wind energy
Mammoet’s Pieter Jacobs discusses the future of the ever-evolving onshore wind energy
Mammoet maintains top spot in IC Transport 50 Index
Runaway leader Mammoet surges ahead again in latest IC Transport 50 Index
Pushing the limits for wind tower construction: design matters
Pushing the limits for wind tower construction, part two
Interview: Mammoet’s Erica Gray on adopting sustainability
Mammoet adopts sustainable practices aligned with its customer’s green aspirations
Palfinger attack highlights escalation in cyber crimes
What lessons does the Palfinger case have for the wider construction equipment industry?
Rough terrain market to see rebound
Hannah Sundermeyer compiles the latest rough terrain models to hit the North American market.
Page 1 of 9