All Cranes Articles

Link-Belt expansion
Link-Belt has opened its expanded production facilities in Lexington, Kentucky, USA
AEM product support seminar
AEM to host product support seminar in October. "Teaming Up to Serve" is the theme of the 2008 product support seminar offered by the US's Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM).
Stichter named crane manager
Rick Stichter has been named crane manager for Southern Industrial Constructors/Southern Crane
Bigge orders a dozen Liebherr crawlers
Bigge Crane & Rigging has ordered 12 new crawlers for delivery in 2009, to add to its 25 Liebherr LR series crawler cranes
Record Ritchie auction in Brisbane
Cranes and trucks sold for extremely high prices and there was massive interest in the 24 and 25 June Ritchie Bros. auction in Brisbane, Australia, writes Brent Stacey.
New 90 tonne Fushun crawler
A 90 tonne capacity lattice crawler crane with luffing jib is new from Fushun Excavator Corporation in China. The QUY90 is the smallest model available with a luffing jib and the largest that can be transported with its crawler tracks still mounted.
Judge halts enforcement of crane safety law
A judge in Florida, US, has issued an order to temporarily halt enforcement of portions of a tower crane safety ordinance passed by the Miami-Dade County Commission in April 2008.
NYC accident investigation continues
The city of New York City Department of Buildings in the US is investigating the cause of a tower crane accident that killed two workers on 30 May 2008. According to news reports, the investigation could slow down or halt construction projects with tower cranes in Manhattan until the machines are determined to be operationally safe.
Crane topples at US mine
Two ironworkers were injured, one of them critically, following a crane accident at a US coal mine in north east Wyoming.
Exports bring strong growth at Yongmao
Booming exports have been credited for a 135% revenue leap at tower crane manufacturer Yongmao Holdings Ltd in China.
Crane Rental purchases 31000
Florida, US-based Crane Rental Corporation has ordered a 2,535 US ton (2,300 tonne) capacity Manitowoc Model 31000 crawler crane
Liebherr developing XXL crawler crane
An “XXL” crawler crane, with more than 2,000 tonnes lifting capacity, is under development at Liebherr, IC exclusively reveals.
Crane Rental makes inaugural lift with Model 18000
Crane Rental Corp. recently completed the inaugural lift with its second Manitowoc 18000 crane. The crane was shipped from the factory directly to a St. Petersburg, FL jobsite in early February. Assembly of the crane was completed within a week and work began the next day.
Imperial logs big Link-Belt order
Bridgeview, IL-based Imperial Crane Services and Link-Belt Cranes distributor McAllister Equipment have worked closely for the last two years to meet the lift requirements of one of Imperial's largest industrial customers.
Contiga takes deliver of new Shuttlelift gantry
Contiga, a Norwegian-based supplier of prefabricated concrete and steel solutions in Scandinavia, recently took delivery of its fifth Shuttlelift ISL gantry crane.
Liebherr developing XXL crawler
Germany: An “XXL” crawler crane, with more than 2,000 metric-tons (2,240 tons) lifting capacity, is under development at Liebherr.
Wolffkran introduces latest in clear series
The WOLFF 6015clear topless saddle jib crane, by Wolffkran, rounds off the company's line of flat top tower cranes. The prototype of the model was assembled on the factory premises in Heilbronn at the end of February.
Lewis Crane shows Chinese crawlers, mobile cranes
Lewis Equipment hosted its Crawlers and BBQ event for customers and prospective customers at its yard in Houston in April.
Truck crane popularity growing
Has the truck crane market been rejuvenated? A resounding “yes” appears to be the answer. ACT reports
500 US ton Liebherr does duty in a hole
After nine months of planning, All Crane Rental of Pennsylvania used its 500 US ton capacity LTM 1400-7.1 Liebherr to help a general contractor retube a major boiler to restore power at a power plant in Masontown, PA, in the US
Page 83 of 85