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Stafford acquires Soima
Portuguese tower crane manufacturer bought by tower crane specialist Stafford Crane Group
UltraWis CEO joins ITC conference line-up
Lior Avitan will be a panellist on the round-table on remote control of tower cranes at ITC in Nice, France on 2 December
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
In Memoriam: Greg Etue
Tadano Mantis Regional Business Manager Greg Etue passed away on August 25th.
Higher capacity trolleys for heavy lifts
Enerpac has improved its ETR-Series Trolley System with higher capacity trolleys and swivel plates to accommodate header beams and lifting systems
How the rope is pushing new boundaries to meet crane power
Lifting safety starts with the crane’s rope, boosting new products and innovation
Palfinger posts strong post-pandemic growth
Revenue and profit come back strongly for Austrian crane and access platform maker despite several challenges
Liebherr in Ehingen switches to HVO fuel
Mobile crane manufacturer in Ehingen, Germany, switches to HVO fuel alternative to diesel claimed to be climate-neutral
Albert Galoy added to ITC conference programme
Tower crane veteran and president of DLR Tower Crane Commission in France will ask what the future holds for crane rental
China approves Cargotec and Konecranes merger
Another step closer to merger as China gives approval and Phase II review continues in Europe
Is bigger better as remote controls with larger displays trend?
Remote control manufacturers focus on improvements, including bigger monitors to display machine information
‘Record’ construction sales predicted for 2021
Off-Highway Research says construction equipment sales of US$110 billion to occur this year
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
Moving long turbine blades with Faymonville
New equipment for transporting the longest wind turbine blades now available from Faymonville
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
Video: Mammoet’s approach to sustainability in lifting and transport
Erica Gray, global sustainability manager at Mammoet, explains the company’s strategic approach to reducing negative environmental impact
What do mast elevators bring to a tower crane jobsite?
The Potain Cab-IN internal mast elevator was developed following the French R.495 tower crane recommendation.
Double Tadano AT upgrade
Tadano announces upgrade of 110 and 120 tonne all terrain models, following last month’s upgrade of the 70 tonner
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