Australian construction adopts technology in response to COVID-19

A new survey has found 26 per cent of owners, 24 per cent of subcontractors and 20 per cent of …
Leading heavy lift crane specialists The Men From Marr’s (Marr Contracting Pty Ltd) have collaborated with tech start-up BuildAI to fast-track artificial intelligence (AI) on work sites and take the construction industry into the future.

Fast tracking AI in construction

Two of Australia’s most innovative companies join forces to take the construction industry into the future.
On October 1st 2020, Sinoboom Australia officially launched operations on a national basis. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Sinoboom Intelligent Equipment, this is the latest step in the parent company’s global marketing and support strategy. Jason Rigby, Sales Director for Sinoboom Australia, spoke to Cranes and Lifting about the launch and explained what the local market can expect to see from the brand.

Sinoboom launches intelligent MEWPs locally

On October 1st 2020, Sinoboom Australia officially launched operations on a national basis. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Sinoboom …
TRT has appointed Marc Baumback to the role of country manager for TRT Australia starting at the role on 12 October 2020.

TRT announces new country manager for Australia

TRT has appointed Marc Baumback to the role of country manager for TRT Australia starting at the role on 12 October …

What to look for in a quality database in B2B Marketing

Not all databases are created equal in B2B marketing. Prime Creative Media offers this latest complimentary resource in our Engine …

Product News

The first Potain Hup C 40-30 crawler mounted self-erecting cranes have been deployed on a project in Switzerland.

Potain Hup C 40-30 cranes make global debut

The first Potain Hup C 40-30 crawler mounted self-erecting cranes have been deployed on a project in Switzerland.
Liebherr unveiled its new LTM 1120-4.1, the most powerful four-axle all-terrain crane the manufacturer has ever built, during ConExpo using the slogan “There’s nothing more on four.”

Liebherr launches strongest ever four-axle all-terrain

Liebherr unveiled its new LTM 1120-4.1, the most powerful four-axle all-terrain crane the manufacturer has ever built, during ConExpo using …
A new Manitowoc crawler crane continues the momentum of its popular predecessor, the MLC100-1, increasing the capacity to 150t and adding a host of new features.

Manitowoc launch new MLC150-1 crawler crane

The new Manitowoc MLC150-1 crawler crane continues the momentum of its popular predecessor, the MLC100-1, increasing the capacity to 150t …
Manitowoc has revealed the latest model to join its MDT topless crane range, the Potain MDT 569, designed for easy transport and quick operation.

Manitowoc announces new Potain MDT 569 tower crane

Manitowoc has revealed the latest model to join its MDT topless crane range, the Potain MDT 569, designed for easy …



 
 

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Case Studies

With a clear understanding her business has to work around the demands of mobile and tower cranes companies, Casey-Lee Powell has built Red Radio Solutions into the “go-to” supplier for the crane industry. Cooper Heavy Industries were one of Red Radio’s first customers.

24/7 radio solutions for mobiles and tower cranes

Cranes and Lifting learns how a lift manager utilises 3D Lift Plan to realise time and cost savings by using two cranes instead of one larger one.

3D lift plans save money

Ten years ago, Ross Johnson and a group of investors saw a niche in the Victorian lifting and rigging equipment section. Today, Dynamic Rigging Hire is Melbourne’s leading name in lifting and rigging equipment rental. Cranes and Lifting explains.

Dynamic approach to rigging

Safety

This is the first in a series of articles written by the Working at Height Association of Australia (WAHA), the peak industry body providing information and support for businesses needing to address working at height issues.

Working at Height Fall Arrest Harnesses

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

Feedback sought for NSW mental health guidelines

LIB expands production to meet demand

Events

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

Outstanding Achievement Award winners, Mark Gilbert, WGA and Mark Kuhn, Max Cranes

Recognising excellence in the South Australian crane industry

During the CICA NSW Excellence Awards night, individuals were recognised for their outstanding contributions to the crane industry.

CICA NSW celebrates excellence

Most Popular Right Now

Mike Davis recently clocked off for the last time, after 45 years of operating cranes on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales. Geraldine Yabsley, managing director of Mid Coast Cranes, says the company’s “family first culture” encourages staff to stay with the business for the long haul.

Mid Coast North putting family first

Lift of the Month: Send your submission

Gleason Cranes Sales and Rentals recently won the five crane tender to supply Zoomlion rough terrains and a 150 Tonne All Terrain for the $5.1 billion Snowy Hydro 2.0 mega-hydropower project.

Snowy Hydro 2.0 makes crane selection

Following the successful launch of the SCX1000A-3 (100t), SCX1500A-3 (150t) and SCX2800A-3 (275t) crawler cranes, Tutt Bryant Equipment recently announced the release of the next significant SCX-3 model – the SCX1800A-3 175t class crawler crane.

New 175t capacity crawler added to HSC SCX-3 series

South Coast engineering firm CREW adds a TIDD articulated pick and carry to its crane fleet, catering to Tier One builders and contractors.

New TIDD for CREW NSW

Victorian glass handling specialist J A & SON, dramatically grows the business with the help of Maeda mini crawler cranes.

Mini crawlers a cut above the rest

Association News

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 …
THE TOP 100 CRANES LIST

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 …
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 …