Do crane companies genuinely understand the liabilities they face when signing a contract and who’s responsible if something goes wrong? Cranes and Lifting finds out more.

Who’s responsible when something goes wrong?

Do crane companies genuinely understand the liabilities they face when signing a contract and who’s responsible if something goes wrong? …
TRT has unveiled a new central tyre inflation (CTI) system ideal for cranes in Australia and New Zealand.

TRT launches crane tyre inflation system in Australia

TRT has unveiled a new central tyre inflation (CTI) system ideal for cranes in Australia and New Zealand.
The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) is urging businesses to promote safety during National Safe Work Month.

NHVR urges crane companies to be safety champions

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) is urging businesses to promote safety during National Safe Work Month.
A crane service provider has added a new Demag AC 300-6 all terrain to its fleet to help erect and dismantle tower cranes.

New Demag AC 300-6 to grow crane fleet

A crane service provider has added a new Demag AC 300-6 all terrain to its fleet to help erect and …
The tender to build a $50 million railcar manufacturing facility, which will incorporate multiple cranes, has been released to the market.

Tenders out to build crane-equipped $50M railcar manufacturing facility

The tender to build a $50 million railcar manufacturing facility, which will incorporate multiple cranes, has been released to the …

Product News

SANY is coming and in a big way

Chinese heavy equipment manufacturer SANY Heavy Industries has been supplying equipment into the Australian crane sector for some time. Crane …
Five new tools have been released for specific lift planning activities in A1A Software’s 3D Lift Plan.

Five new tools released to help plan on the go lifts

Five new tools have been released for specific lift planning activities in A1A Software’s 3D Lift Plan.
Dana SAC Australia has released the Brevini BWE Series winch range, ideal for use in mining, construction and material-handling applications and in other mobile machinery.

New Brevini winches improve safety, efficiency of construction, material handling vehicles

Dana SAC Australia has released the Brevini BWE Series winch range, ideal for use in mining, construction and material-handling applications …
Manitowoc has unveiled a new topless tower crane, the Potain MCT 325, at the company’s factory in Zhangjiagang, China.

Manitowoc releases Potain MCT 325 tower crane

Manitowoc has unveiled a new topless tower crane, the Potain MCT 325, at the company’s factory in Zhangjiagang, China.

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Case Studies

Borger Cranes first for New South Wales

Crane hire business ends quest for truck mounted crane

Borger Cranes recently completed a complex lift for NSW Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) involving the removal of timber truss spans from the Old Sportsman Bridge in Lawrence.

Borger barges trusses in bridge dismantle

Safety

BlokCam is a wireless camera system that provides view and sound to the crane operator enhancing safety on construction sites. Cranes and Lifting finds out more about its uses.

BlokCam: A system to reduce lifting hazards

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

WorkSafe Victoria targets cranes in safety blitz

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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CICA President Report: Improving safety

The management of the Two Way business is run by Frank Zammit and his family but their success revolves around listening to their customers.

CICA Member Profile: Two Way Cranes

Manitowoc Cranes has appointed a new sales director for Brazil and has charged him with furthering the Manitowoc Way.

Queensland approves $350M Banana Range Wind Farm

A1A Software LLC announces the winners of its 2018 Lift Plan of the Year Competition. Cranes and Lifting reports.

A1A Software announces award winning Lift Plans

New Zealand’s largest electrical transformer manufacturer, Etel, recently installed a conveying and lifting system featuring remote controlled KITO electric hoists and trolley units.

KITO PWB transforms manufacturers painting process

Association News

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 …
More than 200 delegates attended one of the Crane Association of New Zealand's most successful annual conference to date. Cranes and Lifting was there to catch the highlights.

Crane Association of New Zealand 2019 Conference overview

More than 200 delegates attended one of the Crane Association of New Zealand’s most successful annual conference to date. Cranes …
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 …