Cranes & Lifting News

WA’s biggest manufactured bridge beams installed on METRONET

The biggest Tee-roff beams ever manufactured in Western Australia were installed as part of the METRONET Thornlie-Cockburn Link recently.

Barney the Starlight Crane, brightening the lives of sick children

Leading South Australian crane hire company, Load 28, are partnering with Starlight Children’s Foundation to help raise money for sick …

New Potain MDT 489 topless crane offers high capacity with low operating costs

The new Potain MDT 489 topless crane from Manitowoc fills the gap between the manufacturer’s popular MDT 389 and new …

Doubling efforts to prevent suicide in construction

Construction workers head off rising concern of suicide in wake of pandemic.

Franna AT40s prove good all rounders

Two Way Cranes has been running two Franna AT40s for some time and they are proving to be excellent all-rounders …

Product News

SPT Mini cranes land down under

Jones Equipment Sales recently announced it had been appointed as the national distributor for the SPT range of mini cranes.

Great things come in small packages

Compact size, powerful lifting ability and a long 48m main boom are the DNA of the Grove GMK 3060L-1, the …

BIG YEAR FOR TIDD

TRT Australia experienced a very strong finish to 2020. Marc Baumback was appointed to the role of country manager in …

Crane Fires – What is your Risk Mitigation?

United Safety were responsible for the installation of the fire suppression system which features in the new Zoomlion 150t all …



 
 

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Case Studies

SpanSet feels the need for speed

Humma the quiet performer

Melrose Cranes dismantle container handling cranes

Safety

Maximising over head cranes uptime and safety

Managing the risk of falls in the workplace

Crosby Group acquires BlokCorp

Events

Nominations are closing soon for the upcoming 2020 Women in Industry Awards, which aim to acknowledge outstanding women from a range of industries, including construction.
Comansa

Comansa showcases new cranes at CONEXPO

CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020, the largest trade show in North America for construction, concrete, aggregates, and related industries is just over one month away from opening, with more than 2.5 million square feet of equipment set to be on display in Las Vegas from March 10-14.

New crane technology arrives in Vegas for CONEXPO 2020

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Association News

Call for lifting terminology consistency

Lifting terminology in the crane industry can be confusing. Some are clearly defined in Australian Standards with others derived from …
Cranes and Lifting magazine has launched a new initiative that will provide every crane hire business the opportunity to showcase the premier cranes in its fleet.

Cranes and Lifting launches 2020 SHOWCASE

Cranes and Lifting magazine has launched a new initiative that will provide every crane hire business the opportunity to showcase …
With over 35 years of experience across diverse industry sectors, Wallbridge Gilbert Aztec (WGA) has developed an award-winning engineering and project management team offering a wide range of consulting services.

Recognising heavy lifting excellence

With over 35 years of experience across diverse industry sectors, Wallbridge Gilbert Aztec (WGA) has developed an award-winning engineering and …
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Have your say on the cranes industry

With restrictions starting to lift, Cranes & Lifting is undertaking an industry sentiment survey, to help companies understand where the industry …
In this series of reports, Cranes and Lifting speaks to each of the CICA state chairman to discuss the challenges they face over the next 12 months. The first interview is with Jeff Wilson, chairman of CICA NSW.

CICA NSW: Onwards with fortitude

In this series of reports, Cranes and Lifting speaks to each of the CICA state chairman to discuss the challenges …