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Potain MCT 135 to be added to Indian production lines due to growing demand
The Potain MCT 135 tower crane is currently built at the Manitowoc plant in Zhangjiagang, China
XCMG completes 600 tonne tower crane
Record-breaking 15,000 tonne-metre flat top tower crane announced in December now completed and tested
Crosby to acquire Kito
Lifting and rigging giant Crosby Group to acquire Japan’s Kito Corporation
Record-breaking year for equipment sales
Demand for equipment was maintained throughout 2021, although some areas have seen a drop in sales
Tadano suspends crane production
Component shortages precipitate temporary production stoppage at four crane factories in Germany and Japan
Tadano to develop electric RT crane
The company said it will launch the world’s first electric rough terrain crane to market by late 2023
Top ten most expensive cities for construction
What is the most expensive city in the world to build in? 
CATME opens with van Gelder keynote
Mammoet CEO says a new approach to contracts for the renewables sector is needed
CATME Dubai conference programme completed
Events on 22-23 March will feature speakers from Mammoet, Saudi Aramco, Hareket, Sarens, Wolffkran, Cometto and others
Tadano announces 12 tonne hydraulic loader cranes
Three 22 tonne-metre straight boom loader cranes are new from Tadano for international markets
Paul van Gelder: lifting industry has important role in renewables
Mammoet CEO will use CATME speech to argue that renewable energy facilities have to be built “a lot faster”
Heavyweight speakers join CATME programme
Participants from Saudi Aramco and Hareket added to the speaker programme
XCMG announces 600 tonne tower crane
Another new giant tower crane lays claim to being the largest in the world, at 15,000 tonne-metres
Sany completes 4,500 tonne crawler crane
World record claimed for new 4,500 tonne capacity crawler crane rated at more than 98,000 tonne-metres
CATME conference confirmed for Dubai in March 2022
Paul van Gelder, Mammoet CEO, will be the keynote speaker at the third CATME in Dubai, UAE, on 22 and 23 March 2022
Zoomlion shows 450 tonne tower crane
New giant 12,000 tonne-metre flat top tower crane for bridge construction lifts 450 tonnes and has a maximum lifting height of 400 metres
Tadano to use solar power on Japanese site
Generating solar power at new Japanese crane factory will reduce CO2 emissions by 18 per cent
How covid, carbon and construction tech is changing Bauma
Lucy Barnard speaks to exhibition organisers and major OEMs about the future of construction trade shows
Kanson adds three all terrain cranes to Hong Kong fleet
Trio of 100 tonne capacity Grove GMK4100L-1 all terrain cranes join Kanson Crane & Heavy Transport fleet in Hong Kong
China approves Cargotec and Konecranes merger
Another step closer to merger as China gives approval and Phase II review continues in Europe
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