Contract won to supply 16 waste to energy cranes

Clean technology operator Hitachi Zosen Inova has purchased 16 cranes for four new waste to energy plants in Moscow, Russia.

Antarctica: Where the rough gets tough

A new RT540E Grove rough terrain crane was recently transported to Antarctica for use in loading and unloading cargo and …
A1A Software has released a new mobile app for crane operators to make it easier for them to access critical information while on the go or at the job site.

A1A launches new app for crane operators

A1A Software has released a new mobile app for crane operators to make it easier for them to access critical …
Kevin Ball, group safety manager for Smithbridge Group/Universal Cranes and Standards Australia Committee Member, discusses the importance of planning lifts involving multiple cranes.

How to plan for a multi-crane lift

Kevin Ball, group safety manager for Smithbridge Group/Universal Cranes and Standards Australia Committee Member, discusses the importance of planning a …
MAX Cranes’ 1200 tonne Liebherr LTM 11200-9.1 was engaged to assist UGL to change out the B3 air rotor at AGL’s Torrens Island Power Station. Tight access, low clearance and a confined set up area was not an issue for the 1200.

Max Cranes wins the 20 tonne plus category for CICA lift of the year

Max Cranes’ 1200 tonne Liebherr LTM 11200-9.1 was engaged to assist UGL to change out the B3 air rotor at AGL’s …

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

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

WorkSafe Victoria begin height safety blitz

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

Events

Brad Marshall, Cranes and Lifting magazine, Andrew Winstanly, William Keogh, David Hartigan, John Halliday and Matthew Doidge from Field Engineers

Walz Group and Field Engineers win CICA Project of the Year

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

Multimodal supply chain event, MEGATRANS, will be returning to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on 1-3 April 2020.

MEGATRANS to return in 2020

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To meet the specialised requirements of the crane industry, TRT has developed a range of purpose-built crane trailers as well as lightweight crane support trailers, designed to securely transport cranes, counterweights and other crane components.
It’s been six months since Tadano Oceania took over the sales and service of Demag products. Anthony Grosser, managing director, Tadano Oceania, provides insights on the integration progress and how customer loyalty has been one of the most pleasing aspects during the transition.

Strong start for Tadano Demag in Oceania

Heavy lifting company Mammoet has expanded its regional structure and appointed new Regional Managing Directors following the acquisition of ALE.

Mammoet restructures global business, new APAC director

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

In this series of reports, Cranes and Lifting speaks to each of the CICA state chairmen to discuss the challenges they face over the next 12 months. Bart Sutherland, CICA chairman NT, speaks about some of the challenges facing CICA Members in the Northern Territory.

CICA NT: Managing a downturn

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

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 …