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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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