Australian tower crane specialist Strictly Cranes used a 350-tonne capacity mobile crane to dismantle a 100m-high Raimondi LR213 luffing jib crane belonging to developer-builder Aland.
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Strictly Cranes dismantles Raimondi crane for Aland

Australian tower crane specialist Strictly Cranes used a 350-tonne capacity mobile crane to dismantle a 100m-high Raimondi LR213 luffing jib … 20
Material handling experts MHE-Demag is revolutionising its business approach in the overhead crane industry with the launch of its new Demag V-type crane.
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MHE-Demag revolutionises customer experience with the new V-type crane

Material handling experts MHE-Demag is revolutionising its business approach in the overhead crane industry with the launch of its new … 3
With the recent lifting of the final turbine, Windhoist have completed work on the 180MW Mount Emerald wind farm, having successfully raised and installed 16 Vestas V112 x 84mhh and 37 V112 x 90mhh wind turbines on the Far North Queensland wind farm project.
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Windhoist completes work on Mount Emerald wind farm

With the recent lifting of the final turbine, Windhoist have completed work on the 180MW Mount Emerald wind farm, having successfully … 16
For more than a decade, Australian Crane and Machinery (ACM) has supplied the Australian market with high quality industrial and insulated truck-mounted EWPs – a service backed up by experience.
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Built by excellence

For more than a decade, Australian Crane and Machinery (ACM) has supplied the Australian market with high quality industrial and … 7
Hydraulic loader crane manufacturer Palfinger has launched its first crane mounted on a crawler chassis at the IAA Commercial Vehicles exhibition in September in Hannover, Germany. 
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Palfinger launch first crawler crane

Hydraulic loader crane manufacturer Palfinger has launched its first crane mounted on a crawler chassis at the IAA Commercial Vehicles … 16

Product News

Manitowoc Cranes has updated its smartphone app, which helps customers diagnose technical issues on their cranes.

Manitowoc updates its diagnostic mobile app for cranes

Manitowoc Cranes has updated its smartphone app, which helps customers diagnose technical issues on their cranes.0 7

RaycoWylie making headway in Australia

RaycoWylie is synonymous with crane safety systems. Cranes and Lifting spoke to the Australian and international teams.0 12
Cranes and Lifting looks at how Tadano Oceania is embracing innovation and bringing the next generation of crane control and safety technology to the industry.

Tadano Oceania continues ITS focus on improving productivity, efficiency and safety

Cranes and Lifting looks at how Tadano Oceania is embracing innovation and bringing the next generation of crane control and safety … 0 17
The Titan Group of Companies (Titan) has introduced one of the world’s largest Electric Luffing Tower cranes to Australia, establishing a new benchmark in crane performance, environmental responsiveness and operational safety.

TITAN delivers Australia’s largest Electric Luffing Tower crane

The Titan Group of Companies (Titan) has introduced one of the world’s largest Electric Luffing Tower cranes to Australia, establishing … 0 18

   

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Case Studies

MacGregor has announced its fibre-rope offshore crane is now approaching the final stages of construction.
New Zealand’s Tower Cranes NZ recently added a new versatile 5-axle, 130-tonne capacity class Demag crane to its fleet, which is equipped for efficient transportation and operation, while offering outstanding manoeuvrability on jobsites.

Tower Cranes NZ expand fleet with new Demag all-terrain

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How the firm undertook its award-winning lift and install of a curtain facade in Adelaide.

Load 28 wins under 20-tonne lift at CICA awards

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Safety

Crane supply company 600 Cranes has assisted in the installation of safety barriers on Melbourne’s West Gate Bridge, with the company supplying a Tadano ZE290 truck-mounted crane to complete the John Holland-led project.
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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Nobles demonstrates state of the art crane simulator

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Events

How Universal Cranes’ M16000 lifted the largest ever bridge beams in Queensland to take out a top industry award.

Universal Cranes wins CICA +20-tonne lift of the year award

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‘Raising the Bar’ at the CICA Conference 2018

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CICA, in collaboration with TAFE NSW, is offering the Construction Crane Operations Traineeship – an ideal way to begin a career in the crane industry.

Traineeship – opens doors to endless possibilities

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Most Popular Right Now

Belgian company Sarens has unveiled the world’s largest crane – the SGC-250, which will be used to perform all the major lifts at the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant in the UK.

Crane technology for nuclear construction projects

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A new ship unloader and conveyor system that features a state-of-the-art crane is being constructed at the Port of Newcastle.

Port of Newcastle Bulk Terminal upgrade progresses

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Lifting profits: how to keep crane operating costs down

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Experienced engineer Jamie Shelton shares with Cranes and Lifting the key elements to hiring and keeping the right employees in the fast-moving construction sector.

Recruiting and retaining the right staff in construction

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Melbourne-based crane hire company, Moorabbin Mobile Cranes, have decided to hand over the reigns to the business to Membrey’s Transport & Crane Hire as of 29 October, 2018.

Membrey’s acquires Moorabbin Mobile Cranes

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Cranes and Lifting talks to Liebherr’s Andrew Esquilant about his rich history in the crane sector.

Andrew Esquilant inducted into CICA Hall of Fame

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Cranes and Lifting talks to Gillespie Cranes and Edwards Heavy Lift Engineering about their work on a major Sydney infrastructure project and the innovation that won them a top industy award.

Joint winners of the CICA innovation award

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Association News

Pace Cranes is bringing major technological advancements to Australian shores first by hosting the global launch of the new MAEDA spider crane, the MC285C-3.
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Pace Cranes hosts global launch of next generation spider crane

Pace Cranes is bringing major technological advancements to Australian shores first by hosting the global launch of the new MAEDA spider crane, … 8
A delegation from the Terex mobile cranes dealer visited the CICA exhibition and conference to gain better insights into the Australian crane industry.
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Indonesian crane dealer gains insights into Australian learnings

A delegation from the Terex mobile cranes dealer visited the CICA exhibition and conference to gain better insights into the … 17
LSM Technologies’ Peter Woodford tells Jan Arreza why operators should be adopting a risk management approach to develop a documented tyre management plan.
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Better monitoring of tyres will mitigate serious risks

LSM Technologies’ Peter Woodford tells Cranes and Lifting why operators should be adopting a risk management approach to develop a … 15
The Level Crossing Removal Authority (LXRA) was set up by the Victorian Government to manage a program of removing level crossings to improve road safety and traffic flow.
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World first on Skye Road level crossing replacement project

The Level Crossing Removal Authority (LXRA) was set up by the Victorian Government to manage a program of removing level … 7
Overdimensional Lift & Shift (ODLS) was contracted to receive and deliver a new 250-tonne Hitachi generator/stator from the ship’s hook at the Port of Melbourne to the Loy Yang B Power Station in Traralgon South - a travel distance of approximately 180 kilometres.
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Taking power to Loy Yang

Overdimensional Lift & Shift (ODLS) was contracted to receive and deliver a new 250-tonne Hitachi generator/stator from the ship’s hook … 15