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How crane size is increasing to support the evolving wind energy market
The wind energy market is growing, and so is the equipment. With sizes increasing, new challenges have to be overcome to transport and install these massive monoliths of green energy
New 300 tonne Liebherr with 90 metre boom
Liebherr announces 300 tonne mobile crane with 90 metre telescopic boom and 12 tonnes per axle
Hardware and software: how the latest crane tech can boost safety and reliability
Hardware and software alike, the latest technology launched for the crane industry focuses on improving safety and reliability of operations. 
Wolff launches low top tower crane
New 800 tonne-metre Wolff 8076 Compact tops manufacturer Wolffkran’s saddle jib crane series
Burger Group: Covid fightback, new products and expansion plans
Chilean crane rental house Burger Group is in a growth phase. Stacy Burger explained the expansion and upcoming challenges to Cristián Peters, editor of ICST sister magazine Construcción LationAmericana (CLA)
Sarens dismantles “Goliath” gantry crane at historic shipyard
Sarens was tasked with the challenging take down of an iconic 2,200-ton overhead crane at Navy facility.
Second 1,600 tonne crane for FOWIC
Fred. Olsen Windcarrier upgrades Brave Tern turbine installation vessel with 1,600 tonne Huisman crane
How these spectacular lifts have raised the size and weights bar
Some spectacular lifts from recent months show the sheer sizes and weights that can now be accommodated. 
Grove all-terrain lights up St. Peter’s Square
Italian rental company I.B.A. Crane has installed the Vatican’s main Christmas tree in St. Peter’s Square. 
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
Comansa luffing jib at work on Waterloo high-rise
A Comansa LCL310 tops out on the 30-story Waterloo project in Austin.
Hybrid truck crane new from XCMG
Alternative power options for new 25 tonne capacity XCT 25 EV wheeled mobile crane from world’s largest crane maker
ITC conference opens in Nice
Albert Galoy focused on training and sustainability in his morning keynote presentation
Liebherr mobile crane gets updates
Changes to 110 tonne capacity five axle wheeled mobile crane include new software, gearbox and cab design
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
North American tower crane sector remains active
Despite economic and pandemic challenges, D.Ann Shiffler reports the tower crane market is holding up.
Another electric Liebherr crawler crane
The 160 tonne LR 1160.1 unplugged is the next electric crawler crane to be announced by manufacturer Liebherr
NessCampbell receives new Grove all-terrain
NessCampbell’s first Grove GMK5250XL-1 is hard at work in Oregon. 
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
A guide to wire rope replacement
Replacing wire rope on a crane is a comprehensive process that involves many factors.
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