Cranes and Lifting continues the series of profiles on CICA life members with an interview with industry stalwart John Gillespie from Gillespies Crane and Access.
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CICA Life member: John Gillespie

Cranes and Lifting continues the series of profiles on CICA life members with an interview with industry stalwart John Gillespie …
Melrose Cranes & Rigging is a family-owned Sydney company with brothers Gregg and Tony Melrose at the helm. Ensuring the crane fleet is contemporary and utilised to the maximum, for over 20 years, is a fair juggling act. Gregg Melrose provides the following insights into how he has managed to do just that.
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Link Belt adds diversity to Melrose fleet

Melrose Cranes & Rigging is a family-owned Sydney company with brothers Gregg and Tony Melrose at the helm. Ensuring the …
The New SCX2800A-3 crawler is the latest model from HSC Cranes to be released in the successful SCX-3 series.
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Performance and efficiency redefined

The New SCX2800A-3 crawler is the latest model from HSC Cranes to be released in the successful SCX-3 series.
All Terrain Services expands its mini crane capabilities with the purchase of a new Sennebogen telescopic crawler.
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Expanding the fleet with the new Sennebogen

All Terrain Services expands its mini crane capabilities with the purchase of a new Sennebogen telescopic crawler.
Victorian-based crane contractor MCG Cranes recently took delivery of a refurbished Liebherr LTM 1350-6.1 mobile crane mainly for the construction and deconstruction its fleet of tower cranes.
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As good as new used Liebherr delivered to MCG

Victorian-based crane contractor MCG Cranes recently took delivery of a refurbished Liebherr LTM 1350-6.1 mobile crane mainly for the construction …

Product News

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.0
Instead of using a helicopter, Palfinger’s PCC 115.002 crawler crane was able to navigate through almost impassable terrain to remove nine lift supports.

Palfinger tests crawler crane over ‘impassable’ alpine terrain

Instead of using a helicopter, Palfinger’s PCC 115.002 crawler crane was able to navigate through almost impassable terrain to remove … 0
Superior Cranes is a medium sized crane hire business based in Brisbane’s suburb of Gumdale, has upped its game with the purchase of the Grove GMK5150L all terrain.

Superior Cranes extends its capabilities

Superior Cranes is a medium sized crane hire business based in Brisbane’s suburb of Gumdale, has upped its game with … 0
A Colombian crane rental company has purchased the country’s first Grove GMK5250L to help modernise the country’s crane fleets.

Colombian crane hire company modernises fleet

A Colombian crane rental company has purchased the country’s first Grove GMK5250L to help modernise the country’s crane fleets.0

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Case Studies

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

Cosmo Cranes has installed a Terex Internal Climbing System HD12 (for use with a CTL 340-24 luffing jib tower crane) which is a first for the Australian crane industry and only the second time it’s been employed in the world.

Internal stacker crane: an Australian-first

Safety

WorkSafe Victoria targets cranes in safety blitz

Robway Safety is using data collection technology to improve operator behaviour and awareness.

Using data to boost crane safety

Events

RaycoWylie making headway in Australia

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

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

Most Popular Right Now

TRT: In for the long haul

A children’s book ideal for young crane families has just been launched, called a Construction of Cranes, written by Margaret Robson Kett.

A Construction of Cranes

Queensland approves $128M wind farm

The first Sennebogen 830 Trailer E-series material handler has been rolled out in Australia as part of a partnership between the Pedersen Group and Sennebogen.

Sennebogen and Pedersen partner to deliver Australian first

Two crane barges are scheduled to leave Sydney Harbour to salvage an upturned barge and sewage truck that have become submerged just off Great Mackerel Beach, NSW.

Barge cranes to salvage capsized barge and sewage truck

UAA’s chief services officer, George Grasso, who have been providing insurance coverage to Melrose Cranes for over 16 years talks about fleet value and risk factors in cranes

UAA has Melrose Cranes covered

Crane access changes inbound for NSW and TAS