A 500-tonne crane has lifted five massive roof canopies into place at Sydenham Station, as part of a major construction operations for the Sydney Metro project.

Sydenham Station uses 500t crane for major upgrade

A 500-tonne crane has lifted five massive roof canopies into place at Sydenham Station, as part of a major construction …
The final girder on the $19.5 million Green Bridge project has been lifted into place for the City of Gold Coast.

Final 67 tonne girder lifted onto Green Bridge

The final girder on the $19.5 million Green Bridge project has been lifted into place for the City of Gold …
An 80-year old Kurrajong tree has been craned to the Bert Wright Park to clear the way for the Bayswater Station upgrade project, Perth.

Kurrajong tree lifted to new home for METRONET

An 80-year old Kurrajong tree has been craned to the Bert Wright Park to clear the way for the Bayswater …
Insurance, like most other aspects of the crane industry, is based on traditional business values. It makes a difference when you have a proactive and experienced insurance broker working on your behalf with the right insurance underwriter.

How hard is your insurance working for you?

Insurance, like most other aspects of the crane industry, is based on traditional business values. It makes a difference when …

US Navy awards $70M crane contract

A crane company has won a $70 million (US$46 million) US Navy million contract to deliver a 175 t portal …

Product News

A Brisbane crane hire business is confident the purchase of a TIDD PC28 will provide a significant advantage with Tier One builders and the major construction sites where safety is a major focus

Brisbane crane hire business adds new TIDD to fleet

A Brisbane crane hire business is confident the purchase of a TIDD PC28 will provide a significant advantage with Tier …
The first Potain MCT 325 topless cranes in Australia have been sold and delivered to Active Crane Hire, according to Manitowoc.

First MCT 325 cranes sold in Australia

The first Potain MCT 325 topless cranes in Australia have been sold and delivered to Active Crane Hire, according to …
The arrival of the Tadano Aerial Work Platform range in Australia is set to bring new levels of comfort, efficiency and safety to local aerial operators.

Bringing comfort and safety to a new high

The arrival of the Tadano Aerial Work Platform range in Australia is set to bring new levels of comfort, efficiency …

3D lift planning on the go

A1A Software recently launched a suite of web tools which enable 3D lift planning for on-the-go decision making.

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Case Studies

Hoist and lifting specialist, KITO PWB, recently announced it was extending warranties on a number of its Kito hoist products. Cranes and Lifting finds out more.

Extended peace of mind

Membrey’s Transport and Crane Hire place a major emphasis on maintenance and  nothing but the best lubricants are required.

Maintaining Membrey’s fleet

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

Safety

Melrose Cranes recently hosted a safety and awareness open day, designed to highlight the latest developments in safety features and technology for articulated, pick and carry cranes.

Melrose host pick and carry safety day

Tower cranes remain a constant presence on the skylines of major cities. Cranes and Lifting examines the real and hidden costs of adopting anti-collision systems

The real and hidden costs of tower crane anti-collision systems

The crane sector is steadily embracing the safety benefits and productivity gains digital camera systems offer. Cranes and Lifting finds out more from Jon Koval from Robway Systems.

The increasing importance of cameras on cranes

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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TRT appointed Kobelco Crane distributor

A Potain Igo T 85 A self-erecting crane is being used to expand the Museum of New and Old Art (Mona) in Hobart, Tasmania.
The Franna AT 22 arrived in the US at the end of 2018 and had generated a lot of interest in the North American crane market. This interest has prompted the company to exhibit the articulated pick and carry crane at Conexpo 2020.

First time Franna at CONEXPO 2020

Liebherr continues to make a significant commitment to its customers by offering a range of training courses. Cranes and Lifting spoke to Ben Deurer, technical trainer and Sandra Burger, training coordinator for the Mobile Crane division to find out more.

The importance of understanding your crane

A Palfinger employee in Greece has tied the knot with his wife in front of three unusual witnesses, the PK 92002 SH, PK 85002 and PK 74002 loader cranes.

Palfinger employee celebrates wedding with a twist

In the wake of the bushfires that continue to devastate the country, Cranes and Lifting is urging the crane industry to come together to support national initiatives contributing to relief efforts.

Crane community called on to support bushfire relief effort

Marine contracting requires a specialised crane fleet. Brady Marine & Civil discuss the reasons behind the purchase of new 500t crawler crane.

Liebherr 500t crawler to marine construction specialist

Association News

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 …
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 …