Turbines to be erected at Granville Harbour Wind Farm

The first wind turbine at the $280 million Granville Harbour Wind Farm is expected to be erected later this month …
Palfinger has released a new augmented reality app that enables users to see its latest models in the real world.

New app uses augmented reality to showcase cranes

Palfinger has released a new augmented reality (AR) app that enables users to see its latest models in the real …
Nobles has announced the launch of its new range of Grade 100 lifting and lashing chain, components and slings, NOBLE10, available for local delivery around Australia.

Game “Chainger”: Nobles launch high quality Grade 100 chain lifting system

Nobles has announced the launch of its new range of Grade 100 lifting and lashing chain, components and slings, NOBLE10, …
Manitowoc is now taking orders for a new self-erecting crane, with first deliveries expected to be made by early 2020.

New self-erecting crane from Potain

Manitowoc is now taking orders for a new self-erecting crane, with first deliveries expected to be made by early 2020.

Tower crane utilisation remains solid

According to the Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) Q3 2019 Crane Index, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane’s inner-city cranes have risen from …

Product News

A crane service provider has added a new Demag AC 300-6 all terrain to its fleet to help erect and dismantle tower cranes.

New Demag AC 300-6 to grow crane fleet

A crane service provider has added a new Demag AC 300-6 all terrain to its fleet to help erect and …

SANY is coming and in a big way

Chinese heavy equipment manufacturer SANY Heavy Industries has been supplying equipment into the Australian crane sector for some time. Crane …
Five new tools have been released for specific lift planning activities in A1A Software’s 3D Lift Plan.

Five new tools released to help plan on the go lifts

Five new tools have been released for specific lift planning activities in A1A Software’s 3D Lift Plan.
Dana SAC Australia has released the Brevini BWE Series winch range, ideal for use in mining, construction and material-handling applications and in other mobile machinery.

New Brevini winches improve safety, efficiency of construction, material handling vehicles

Dana SAC Australia has released the Brevini BWE Series winch range, ideal for use in mining, construction and material-handling applications …

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Case Studies

Tutt Bryant Heavy Lift & Shift recently added a Link Belt TCC 1400 to its fleet for a remote application in Western Australia. Cranes and Lifting finds out more.

Tutt Bryant finds the missing link

Borger Cranes first for New South Wales

Crane hire business ends quest for truck mounted crane

Safety

BlokCam is a wireless camera system that provides view and sound to the crane operator enhancing safety on construction sites. Cranes and Lifting finds out more about its uses.

BlokCam: A system to reduce lifting hazards

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) is urging businesses to promote safety during National Safe Work Month.

NHVR urges crane companies to be safety champions

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) is urging businesses to promote safety during National Safe Work Month.

WorkSafe Victoria targets cranes in safety blitz

Events

The 2019 Women in Industry Awards celebrated the women who lead, energise and inspire in their respective roles across various sectors including the crane industry.

CICA Project Engineer wins Women in Industry award

Discussion topics have been announced for the International Tower Crane (ITC) conference, in Vienna on 26-27 of June.
For over 30 years, Robway has developed and manufactured a range of safe load indicators and line-tension monitoring equipment for all types of cranes and heavy lifting equipment.

Robway safety equipment leading the way

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A crawler crane has loaded gigantic oil platforms weighing up to 1200 tonnes each onto barges in just three hours.
Cranes have lifted 36 roof trusses into place on the North Queensland Stadium, signalling the construction works are nearing completion.
With a new Service Manager and Smartphone App, Manitowoc is ramping up its service and support for Grove and Potain. Cranes and Lifting finds out more.
Almost 20 years ago, Gary West purchased the second Humma ever manufactured. Today, it’s operating as well as ever and he’s added another three to his fleet.

20-year-old pick and carry still humming along

Mini Cranes NZ started with one man and a spider crane. Today, there’s a crew of eight and eleven spider and mini cranes in the fleet. Cranes and Lifting investigates.

Mini cranes are big in NZ

The Melrose cranes fleet is under continual review with additions catering to the changing demands of the construction sector. Cranes and Lifting finds out more.

Evolution continues for Melrose Cranes

The CICA South Australian “Cranes for a Cause” Day was an event that will be long remembered by the community, organisers and everyone who participated on the day.

CICA Cranes for a Cause makes wishes come true

Association News

Diamond Valley Mobile Cranes is a family-owned and run business. Its origins date back to 1968 when it started with one man, Martin Kienhuis, and one crane.

Nothing rough about this diamond

Diamond Valley Mobile Cranes is a family-owned and run business. Its origins date back to 1968 when it started with …
More than 200 delegates attended one of the Crane Association of New Zealand's most successful annual conference to date. Cranes and Lifting was there to catch the highlights.

Crane Association of New Zealand 2019 Conference overview

More than 200 delegates attended one of the Crane Association of New Zealand’s most successful annual conference to date. Cranes …
Jeff Brundell

Managing the big ones – CICA Life Member: Jeff Brundell

In the latest CICA Life Member profile, Cranes and Lifitng interviews Jeff Brundell who offered a different historical insight into …

Return of delegations: what it means to the crane sector

Return of Delegations is a project currently being led by the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR), supported by Roads and …

CICA life member profile: Bob Parker

2019 will see the 40th anniversary of the CICA conference. To help celebrate, Cranes and Lifting will be running a …
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