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Combining Cargotec and Konecranes will make a 鈧 7 billion a year crane business

Cargotec and Konecranes to merge

Finland鈥檚 crane makers Cargotec and Konecranes have agreed to merge their businesses

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Sarens Installs Six Lock Doors on Leie River in Belgium

Six 43-Tonne Doors Installed for De Vlaamse Waterweg Seine-Schelde Project

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Sarens Installs Six Lock Doors on Leie River in Belgium

Six 43-Tonne Doors Installed for De Vlaamse Waterweg Seine-Schelde Project


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WDS speaker doubles up at ESTAs

Fagioli, a presenter at World Demolition Summit, takes two awards including one for Morandi Bridge

ESTA AWARDS and market update 2020

ESTA Awards 2020 winners announced

Winners of the annual ESTA Awards were announced in the ESTA Awards and Market Webinar event held 24 September

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Self erector serves residential project

Quasius Construction deployed a Potain Igo T 85 A self erecting tower crane to build the 7 Penn Apartments complex in Wisconsin, USA

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TopLift 2020: against the odds

Our annual TopLift competition gives you the opportunity to vote on your favourite lift from our selection of ten impressive lifts featured in the magazine over the last year.


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Mammoet aids refinery turnaround

New installations at Saudi Aramco鈥檚 Riyadh refinery are part of a wider upgrade in Saudi Aramco鈥檚 commitment to drive greater energy efficiency

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Kobelco celebrates 90th anniversary

Japanese demolition equipment manufacturer introduced its electric mining shovel in 1930

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Mammoet teams up with Verton

Heavy lift and transport specialist Mammoet has partnered with Verton Australia to introduce its equipment to customers

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Jekko hits 2000th crane landmark

Manufacturer Jekko鈥檚 SPX650 mini crane delivered to new French distributor ATN Platforms was a landmark unit

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Tech boost for wind turbine installation

Turbine maker Vestas teams with tech firm Verton on remote-control orientation solution


Apple to build supersized onshore wind turbines

Tech giant says green investment plans will make it carbon neutral across its business by 2030

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Behind to see ahead: SCRA news July 2020

Looking back to see what might be ahead in the time of Covid-19. Mike Chalmers reports the findings of a recent survey on the impact of Covid-19

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Into high gear: SCRA news June 2020

The Association stays nimble within a complex moment. Mike Chalmers reports

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SC&RA virtual reality crane and rigging workshop show guide

The SC&RA Virtual Reality Crane & Rigging Workshop offers educational sessions, virtual networking and live Q&A


How video-tech brings fleets into the modern era: SCRA comment July 2020

Trucking companies the world over are realising the benefits of data analytics in connection with video


SC&RA names Job of the Year winners

SC&RA announced the winners of its 2020 Job of the Year Awards during an online award presentation

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Transport 50 deadline extended

There is still time to submit entries for this year鈥檚 Transport 50 (T50) listing of the world鈥檚 largest specialized transport companies but act quickly

All terrain cranes: all together

All terrain cranes: all together

It was a good year for all terrain crane sales with the number of units up nearly 20 per cent in 2019. Manufacturers must be largely up to date with their range renewal programmes as new models have been thin on the ground recently but there are still some interesting developments. Alex Dahm reports

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Manitowoc forges ahead under new leadership

Aaron Ravenscroft, Manitowoc president and CEO, is prepared for market obstacles and he is looking forward to better times, writes D.Ann Shiffler


Dockside lifting: extended upgrade

Retrofits, refurbishments and relocations: dockside cranes can have a working life that extends far beyond their first use or their legacy technology. ICST reports

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Wind power transport: turbine moves

Increasing efficiency, accommodating ever larger and heavier components, all while reducing environmental impact, are key themes in wind turbine transport. Alex Dahm reports

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Loader cranes: keeping busy

If any crane can be described as ubiquitous then it is the articulating or knuckle boom hydraulic truck mounted loader crane. Many are helping to keep things moving while the world is in lockdown. ALEX DAHM rounds up news from the sector

Tutt Bryant in Australia moving a ferry with Scheuerle SPMT

More mixed: Transport 50 in 2020

Back to normal growth and few surprises in the 2020 ranking of the world鈥檚 largest specialized transport companies



Welti-Furrer purchases crane trio

Swiss lifting specialist Welti-Furrer adds three new Liebherr wheeled mobile telescopic cranes to its rental fleet

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Incana expands fleet with new Demag

A new Demag AC 500-8 has found a place in the growing fleet of Soci茅t茅 R茅unionnaise de Transports Incana (S.R.T.I.)

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Laso Transportes continues investment

Portugal鈥檚 Laso Transportes is maintaining its budgeted investment programme for 2020 regardless of Covid-19

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Manitex Valla cranes for Coll猫

Coll猫 Rental and Sales orders 30 cranes from Manitex Valla in one of the Italy-based industrial crane maker鈥檚 largest deals

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Crane boom tangle injures 22

Sixteen people were hospitalised after the hoist ropes and-or booms of a tower crane and a lattice crawler crane became entangled on a jobsite in Texas, USA


Maxim offer to improve cash flow

Using cash to buy high interest bonds will give Maxim Crane Works more than US$10 million a year to reinvest and grow its crane rental business

ESTA AWARDS and market update 2020

ESTA awards & market webinar: register free now

Register now for the free, online ESTA Awards & Market Update on 24 September. Speakers include Wil Sarens (CEO, Sarens) and Atul Arya (chief energy strategist, IHS Markit)


Hyva dealers appointed for Ireland

Crane manufacturer Hyva appoints Ballinlough and S.M. Components as dealers for the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, respectively

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Third 100 tonner for Pompeano

Pompeano Antonio & Figli takes delivery of its third Demag AC 100-4L all terrain crane


Barnhart acquires Days Machinery Movers

Barnhart Crane and Rigging in the USA has announced its acquisition of Days Machinery Movers, including all personnel and equipment

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International Cranes and Specialized Transport is the official magazine of the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association.

The partnership gives readers and advertisers a strategic advantage, plus access to exclusive information and industry events.

world crane guide 2019-20

The most comprehensive crane reference guide in the world. KHL鈥檚 World Crane Guide is produced by International Cranes and Specialized Transport from data supplied by crane manufacturers and is the definitive reference source for equipment buyers in the crane and lifting industry.


Professionals in the tower crane industry should save the date for the free Tower Cranes North America (TCNA) conference, which will be held in virtual format on October 22. Online registration is now open.

The event is must-attend for tower crane owners, users, distributors and manufacturers and will address key issues including fleet management, crane inspections, safety, and risk mitigation.

The speakers and topics are:

  • Mike Heacock, vice president, sales at Morrow Equipment Company: Business cycles in the tower crane market
  • Kenneth D. Simonson, chief economist, Associated General Contractors of America (AGC): Forecasts for construction activity levels
  • Jeff Haynes, National Construction Practice Leader, USI Insurance Services: Tower crane insurance and risk mitigation
  • Mike Walsh, president, Dearborn Engineers & Constructors, Inc: Safe assembly & disassembly of tower cranes
  • Round-table on crane inspections: Chris Smith (corporate service manager, Morrow), JR Moran (director of crane operations, Brasfield & Gorrie), Jeffrey Hammons (president, JHam Group Consulting).
  • Stephen Jehle, president, P&J/Arcomet: Rental companies and contractual obligations
The virtual format will allow attendees to chat to follow attendees and sponsors and ask questions of the speakers.

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