All Tower - Luffing Jib Articles

Krøll into the wind
Tower crane manufacturer Krøll and its US distributor have acquired shares in Clean Wind Energy Tower, Inc., a company developing an innovative type of wind-powered electricity generation system
Maxim expands Terex tower fleet
Leading crane rental company Maxim Crane in the USA is the first customer to purchase the new range of Terex transfer masts for its tower crane fleet
Weather vane your tower crane for Hurricane Irene
Tower crane owners on the US Eastern seaboard are urged to ensure that their cranes are properly set to weather vane safely in light of Hurricane Irene forecast for this weekend (27 and 28 August)
SC&RA tower crane webinar
Tower Cranes: How OSHA 1926.1400 Affects Operations is the next session of SC&RA's monthly webinar series
Liebherr launches 16 tonne luffer
The 180 HC-L 8/16 Litronic is a new 16 tonne capacity luffing jib tower crane from Liebherr in Germany. It replaces the 160 HC-L from which it is developed
New LCL 310 and LCL 280 tower cranes from Linden Comansa
Tower crane manufacturer Linden Comansa has introduced two new models of luffing-jib cranes.
Bauma launch for Manitowoc's Potain Igo T 130
Manitowoc launched its new Potain Igo T130 tower crane at the Bauma 2010 exhibition in Germany this week
Wilbert's 128 tonne capacity luffer
German manufacturer Wilbert launches a pair of new luffing jib models, including a new range-topper that beats even the already impressively large WT 1905L launched in April 2009
Linden Comansa launches luffer family
April's Bauma exhibition in Germany sees the launch of the first model of a new family of Linden Comansa luffing jib tower cranes
Linden Comansa: a force at WOC
Linden Comansa is the only tower crane company represented at World of Concrete in Las Vegas.
Tower crane training at Shady Grove
Manitowoc Crane Care has begun offering tower crane training at its Shady Grove facility in the USA
SC&RA submits letter to NYT regarding tower crane database proposal
The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association submitted a letter to the editor of the New York Times in the US in response to an article regarding a proposed tower crane database
Specialty Crane & Rigging is new Eagle West Equipment dealer
Eagle West Equipment appoints new dealer for the US state of California
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.
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.
Climbing higher
With the increase in high-rise building projects throughout North America, the demand for large-scale “European style” tower cranes has catapulted. ACT reports
The BIG climb
A number of different systems have been developed by manufacturers to raise tower cranes from one operating level to the next. While in the old days rope systems were used, sometimes even relying on the crane's hoisting winch, modern devices use one or more hydraulic rams.
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