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A message from John Murphy, CEO of Prime Creative Media

As Australia’s largest B2B publisher we have been looking at how we can best support our many industries through the …
The tender to build a $50 million railcar manufacturing facility, which will incorporate multiple cranes, has been released to the market.

Work begins on $46M crane-equipped railcar manufacturing plant

Work is underway to construct a $46 million railcar manufacturing facility, which will include three specialised cranes.
Liebherr Components has entered a strategic partnership with a US manufacturer to produce common rail systems for the on and off highway market.

Liebherr enters into strategic partnership

Liebherr Components has entered a strategic partnership with a US manufacturer to produce common rail systems for the on and …
Maitowoc has launched a new Grove all-terrain crane, the GMK6400-1, at CONEXPO 2020 with a virtual reality booth and tour.

Grove launches GMK6400-1 at CONEXPO

Maitowoc has launched a new Grove all-terrain crane, the GMK6400-1, at CONEXPO 2020 with a virtual reality booth and tour.
Palfinger has launched two new crane models in the 60 metre-tonne segments, the PK 55.002 TEC 5 and the PK 58.002 TEC 7.

Palfinger unveils two new crane models

Palfinger has launched two new crane models in the 60 metre-tonne segments, the PK 55.002 TEC 5 and the PK …

Product News

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 …
Manitowoc has announced the launch of the MHR 175 tower crane, one of two new machines to debut at the CONEXPO 2020 trade show in Las Vegas, USA. 

Potain launches latest tower crane, focus on highrise and homebuilding

Manitowoc has announced the launch of the MHR 175 tower crane, one of two new machines to debut at the …
A Brisbane crane hire business is confident the purchase of a TIDD PC28 will provide a significant advantage with Tier One builders and the major construction sites where safety is a major focus

Brisbane crane hire business adds new TIDD to fleet

A Brisbane crane hire business is confident the purchase of a TIDD PC28 will provide a significant advantage with Tier …
The first Potain MCT 325 topless cranes in Australia have been sold and delivered to Active Crane Hire, according to Manitowoc.

First MCT 325 cranes sold in Australia

The first Potain MCT 325 topless cranes in Australia have been sold and delivered to Active Crane Hire, according to …

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Case Studies

UAA bridges gap with Singapore

Hoist and lifting specialist, KITO PWB, recently announced it was extending warranties on a number of its Kito hoist products. Cranes and Lifting finds out more.

Extended peace of mind

Membrey’s Transport and Crane Hire place a major emphasis on maintenance and  nothing but the best lubricants are required.

Maintaining Membrey’s fleet

Safety

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

WorkSafe Victoria begin height safety blitz

Melrose Cranes recently hosted a safety and awareness open day, designed to highlight the latest developments in safety features and technology for articulated, pick and carry cranes.

Melrose host pick and carry safety day

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

The real and hidden costs of tower crane anti-collision systems

Events

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

Brad Marshall, Cranes and Lifting magazine, Andrew Winstanly, William Keogh, David Hartigan, John Halliday and Matthew Doidge from Field Engineers

Walz Group and Field Engineers win CICA Project of the Year

The Franna AT 22 arrived in the US at the end of 2018 and had generated a lot of interest in the North American crane market. This interest has prompted the company to exhibit the articulated pick and carry crane at Conexpo 2020.

First time Franna at CONEXPO 2020

Most Popular Right Now

Exploring new markets, Borger Cranes adds a 750t Liebherr to its fleet, reflecting the demand from industry sectors for higher capacity cranes. Cranes and Lifing explains.
Small to medium businesses to benefit from $66B stimulus package
Mark Lock, sales director, Franna, recently took time to speak to Cranes and Lifting, sharing his reasons for joining the company and provided insights into Franna’s global product vision.

New role with an expanded vision

The CICA technical committee has developed a guidance note on single crane multi-hook lifting to address key risks with planning and conducting lifting operations with a single crane and dual hook.

CICA guidance note single crane dual hook operation

Change abounds, but is it in the right areas?

Pace Cranes recently announced the return of Patrick Mardaymootoo as service manager.

Keeping pace with service demands

A new Liebherr LPS550 rail mounted harbour crane has been erected at the Port of Brisbane for Australian Amalgamated Terminals (AAT), a subsidiary of Qube.

AAT builds Liebherr harbour crane at Port of Brisbane

Association News

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 …
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 …