A Potain self-erecting crane is helping to repair a 14th Century ex-monastery in Florence, Italy that is said to be the final resting place of Lisa Gherardini, also known as Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa.

Self-erecting crane helps renovate resting place of Mona Lisa

A Potain self-erecting crane is helping to repair a 14th Century ex-monastery in Florence, Italy that is said to be …
Ronco Group, specialising in construction equipment and engineering, was recently appointed as the regional dealer for SANY cranes. Cranes and Lifting magazine spoke to Ronco managing director, Robert Smith, about the development.

Ronco Group appointed Regional Dealer for SANY cranes

Ronco Group, specialising in construction equipment and engineering, was recently appointed as the regional dealer for SANY cranes. Cranes and …

Applications open for heavy vehicle safety funding

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) is calling for funding applications for programs that improve heavy vehicle safety on Australian …
A crawler crane has loaded gigantic oil platforms weighing up to 1200 tonnes each onto barges in just three hours.

Massive crawler crane used to lift oil platforms

A crawler crane has loaded gigantic oil platforms weighing up to 1200 tonnes each onto barges in just three hours.
Cranes have lifted 36 roof trusses into place on the North Queensland Stadium, signalling the construction works are nearing completion.

North Queensland Stadium roof lifted into place

Cranes have lifted 36 roof trusses into place on the North Queensland Stadium, signalling the construction works are nearing completion.

Product News

Nobles has announced the launch of its new range of Grade 100 lifting and lashing chain, components and slings, NOBLE10, available for local delivery around Australia.

Game “Chainger”: Nobles launch high quality Grade 100 chain lifting system

Nobles has announced the launch of its new range of Grade 100 lifting and lashing chain, components and slings, NOBLE10, …
Manitowoc is now taking orders for a new self-erecting crane, with first deliveries expected to be made by early 2020.

New self-erecting crane from Potain

Manitowoc is now taking orders for a new self-erecting crane, with first deliveries expected to be made by early 2020.
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 …

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 …

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Case Studies

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

Tutt Bryant Heavy Lift & Shift recently added a Link Belt TCC 1400 to its fleet for a remote application in Western Australia. Cranes and Lifting finds out more.

Tutt Bryant finds the missing link

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

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

The crane sector is steadily embracing the safety benefits and productivity gains digital camera systems offer. Cranes and Lifting finds out more from Jon Koval from Robway Systems.

The increasing importance of cameras on cranes

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

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

Most Popular Right Now

Potain cranes help realise Gaudi’s130 year old vision with the imminent completion of Barcelona’s Basilica Sagrada Familia.

Bringing a vision to life

It might have taken “crane personality couple” Ari and Marie Debner a few goes, but focussing on what they do best turned their business into the success it is today.

Debner Cranes: Playing to your strengths

CICA President’s report: Collaboration through passion

The Australian crane industry got right behind this year’s CICA Conference and Exhibition, and there were plenty of highlights.

2019 CICA Conference and exhibition review

AAT, a subsidiary of Qube, has purchased a Liebherr LPS 550 rail mounted harbour crane, the first of its kind for Queensland.

Qube buys new Liebherr for Port of Brisbane

Chevron Equipment Finance is one of Australia’s leading mobile and tower crane finance experts offering competitive rates and a professional Australia wide service.

Financing mobile and tower cranes made easy

Brent Young and Reece Johnson drive a dynamic, customer-focused crane business renowned for its versatility and project management abilities on Victoria’s major infrastructure projects. Cranes and Lifting reports.

Johnson & Young Cranes: Company culture key to lifting standards

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 …