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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”
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
What’s new in pilot car certification?
Hannah Sundermeyer provides an in-depth update on the latest SC&RA pilot car initiatives and certification.
David Scales joins Chesterfield Trading sales team
Effective February 1, Scales will become a member of the sales team as a crane, wire rope and rigging specialist.
Huisman to build another 2,600 tonne crane
Second 2,600 tonne capacity offshore wind turbine installation vessel crane for Eneti via DSME
Custom Truck makes Canadian acquisition
US utility equipment specialist completes US$46.0 million acquisition of HiRail Leasing Group
New 300 tonne Liebherr with 90 metre boom
Liebherr announces 300 tonne mobile crane with 90 metre telescopic boom and 12 tonnes per axle
Top training practices for increased construction productivity
Zack Parnell discusses how top practices align with McKinsey & Company’s ‘Construction Productivity Imperative.’
97% of space booked for Bauma 2022
World’s largest construction trade fair confirms high level of participation
Mountain Crane acquires Olsen Crane & Rigging
Mountain Crane Service has expanded their presence with the purchase of Utah-based Olsen Crane & Rigging.
Heavyweight speakers join CATME programme
Participants from Saudi Aramco and Hareket added to the speaker programme
CraneFest auctions raise money for charity
Bidders at Link-Belt’s CraneFest 2021 donated $72,000 to three charities. 
Carlton Group acquires Crews Crane Training International
Carlton group acquired ES Hoisting Solutions in November. The acquisition of Crews Crane Training Internationl complements is a natural progression. 
Supreme Court blocks vaccine mandate
The U.S. Supreme Court issued a stay of the Biden Administration’s vaccine mandate for businesses of more than 100 employees. 
Dr. Tim Gerhardt joins Liebherr USA as managing director
Dr. Gerhardt will share executive responsibilities with Kai Friedrich, managing director for Liebherr USA, Co.
US construction firms predict strong 2022
Optimism high among US contractors, but challenges with a lack of skilled workers and supply chains remain 
Jean-Louis Olivier 1952–2022
SMIE founder and crane safety technology pioneer died on 8 January after a short and unexpected illness
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. 
American Equipment acquires Eastern Crane
Eastern Crane and Hoist is the fourth acquisition by American Equipment since it partnered with Rotunda in 2021
OSHA celebrates 50 years
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has released a video that commemorates the Administration’s 50 years in existence.
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