Following the release of key strategies during his Budget speech, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg visited Western Sydney synthetic sling manufacturer SpanSet, to learn first-hand what these strategies will mean to local industry.

Lift the economy: Buy Australian made

Following the release of key strategies during his Budget speech, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg visited Western Sydney synthetic sling manufacturer SpanSet, …
The first job for Melrose Crane and Riggings’ new Grove GMK5250 XL-1 was always intended to be a wharf crane dismantle scheduled to commence on the 20th of November 2020

Melrose Cranes’ bush beer recovery

The first job for Melrose Crane and Riggings’ new Grove GMK5250 XL-1 was always intended to be a wharf crane …
The LR 1200.1 unplugged and the LR 1250.1 unplugged are one of the world’s first battery-powered crawler cranes. Both are driven by electric engines with a system performance of 255 kW.

Liebherr launches the world’s first battery-powered crawler crane

The LR 1200.1 unplugged and the LR 1250.1 unplugged are one of the world’s first battery-powered crawler cranes. Both are …
Gleason Cranes Sales and Rentals recently won the five crane tender to supply Zoomlion rough terrains and a 150 Tonne All Terrain for the $5.1 billion Snowy Hydro 2.0 mega-hydropower project.

Snowy Hydro 2.0 makes crane selection

Gleason Cranes Sales and Rentals recently won the five crane tender to supply Zoomlion rough terrains and a 150 Tonne …
Following the successful launch of the SCX1000A-3 (100t), SCX1500A-3 (150t) and SCX2800A-3 (275t) crawler cranes, Tutt Bryant Equipment recently announced the release of the next significant SCX-3 model – the SCX1800A-3 175t class crawler crane.

New 175t capacity crawler added to HSC SCX-3 series

Following the successful launch of the SCX1000A-3 (100t), SCX1500A-3 (150t) and SCX2800A-3 (275t) crawler cranes, Tutt Bryant Equipment recently announced …

Product News

Franna recently announced that an emergency bridging key option is now available on new MAC 25-4 models and can be retrofitted to any MAC 25 model.

A new level of safety for the Franna MAC 25-4

Franna recently announced that an emergency bridging key option is now available on new MAC 25-4 models and can be …
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 …



 
 

NEWSLETTER

Case Studies

Controlling the load remotely

Two Ways headed south

Despite the difficult market conditions, SuperService has continued to build momentum, expand facilities and employ more technicians.

Super growth in Service

Safety

This is the first in a series of articles written by the Working at Height Association of Australia (WAHA), the peak industry body providing information and support for businesses needing to address working at height issues.

Working at Height Fall Arrest Harnesses

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

Feedback sought for NSW mental health guidelines

LIB expands production to meet demand

Events

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

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

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Despite the unwelcome interruptions caused by COVID, Tally and her Puppy Raiser Virginia have continued to work hard on training and Tally is on schedule with her development.

Two Way’s puppy progress

Elevating the access sector

Marr Contracting Pty Ltd (The Men From Marr’s), recently completed a word record lift during construction of 1915 Çanakkale Bridge, Gelibolu (Gallipoli), Turkey.

Men from Marrs complete world record lift

Grove GMK3050-2 heads to New Zealand

Improving safety in crane operations is a constant goal for the industry. The development of a wireless load controlling system demonstrates it is possible to eliminate personnel from being in close proximity to a suspended load.
Norwest Crane Hire, a division of the Norwest Group, continues its strong business growth trajectory in 2020, bolstered by its long-standing relationship with Liebherr Australia.

Reinforcing resources with Liebherr

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 …
THE TOP 100 CRANES LIST

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 …