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

Compliance blitz begins for NSW crane operators

New South Wales crane operators are being put on notice as SafeWork inspectors begin a compliance blitz across the state …

Emerging from COVID-19 with confidence

Business confidence is a key driver as the economy emerges from the COVID-19 storm. But it seems federal and state …

Unique crane removed as Crown Sydney tops out

Construction works on Crown Sydney has reached a new milestone following the removal of Marr Contracting’s 390D crane with a …
Operating a boom crane in North America’s most densely populated setting comes with a significant amount of responsibility, which is why a New York Crane license is one of the most difficult of its kind to obtain in the country.

New York City crane operators equipped with crane simulators

Operating a boom crane in North America’s most densely populated setting comes with a significant amount of responsibility, which is …
A giant launching gantry crane has been erected to help build a new elevated road at Footscray Road as part of the West Gate Tunnel Project.

Gantry crane erected to deliver elevated road for West Gate Tunnel

A giant launching gantry crane has been erected to help build a new elevated road at Footscray Road as part …

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

2020 sees Gladstone based Matherson Crane Hire celebrate 40 years in business. To mark this milestone it ordered a Liebherr LTM 1120-4.1.

Jewel in Matherson Crane Hire’s crown

CICA Wind Guidance Note Revision

Boom Logistics received delivery of its new Liebherr LTM1750-9.1, a 750t capacity crane, to complete this lift in Melbourne’s CBD. It’s the largest capacity crane seen on Melbourne’s streets.

Safety

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

Melbourne construction scaled back to 25%

A continued rise in crane accidents is driving change throughout the insurance sector, says UAA.

Accidents cost everyone

Lendlease has recently implemented a new system that allows for safe and convenient access to crane towers from the sides of a building at Sydney’s Barangaroo precinct.

Events

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

A new lifting innovation designed for the Metro Tunnel Project and jointly developed by John Holland, Edwards Heavy Lift and RUD won the 2019 CICA Innovations Award.

Lifting innovation wins CICA award

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Working towards a safer industry

It has taken the local market a while to grasp the benefits of the Shuttlelift range of mobile gantry cranes, but according to distributor Pace Cranes, that’s about to change.

Shuttlelift is making inroads

An all-new 75t Link-Belt TCC-800 telescopic crawler crane made its debut at ConExpo 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Link-Belt launches new crawler model

New Zealand engineering and manufacturing firm TRT, takes Cranes and Lifting behind the scenes, providing insights into the reasons behind the success of the TIDD pick and carry range.

Design and engineering philosophy driving success

Reducing past due payments by 60 per cent

Franna – A Terex brand in partnership with local dealer MSM Group LLC have successfully delivered three pick and carry cranes to Mongolian mine OyuTolgoi

MAC 25s headed underground in Mongolia

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 …
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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 …
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 …