Cranes & Lifting News

How to craft a B2B marketing strategy for 2021: A guide on getting the most value for marketing dollars

Many B2B companies are now considering how to invest their marketing budgets for 2021. With so much up in the …
This year will see the 40th anniversary of the CICA conference. To help celebrate this landmark event, Cranes and Lifting Magazine is running a series of articles based on interviews with CICA Life Members.

Vale Bob Way

A message from Brandon Hitch, Chief Executive Officer, The Crane Industry Council of Australia

Billion-dollar Clarke Creek wind farm construction to begin next year

Construction will begin next year on the billion-dollar Clarke Creek wind farm, creating 350 jobs, following a sales deal with …
Holding Redlich examines the workplace schemes the Federal Government has introduced to assist businesses dealing with the impact of the pandemic.

Managing your workforce through the COVID pandemic

Holding Redlich examines the workplace schemes the Federal Government has introduced to assist businesses dealing with the impact of the …

Advancing Manufacturing Taskforce established

An Advancing Manufacturing Taskforce has been established to investigate, promote and advocate for policies that create local, national and international …

Product News

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 …
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 …

   

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Case Studies

TRT’s focus on people is leading industry wide innovation and standards for the Pick and Carry crane in Australia. Cranes and Lifting reports.

Leading from the front

2020 sees Gladstone based Matherson Crane Hire celebrate 40 years in business. To mark this milestone it ordered a Liebherr LTM 1120-4.1.

Jewel in Matherson Crane Hire’s crown

CICA Wind Guidance Note Revision

Safety

Bluehats is a peer support program based on educating and training people to look after and support each other.

Supporting mental health through Bluehats

MATES in Construction look out for each other

Mental health and mental wellbeing are oft used terms, but many in a male dominated industry like the crane sector dismiss it saying, “it won’t impact me”.

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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A sophisticated parts and service hub will support Tadano Oceania customers and grow business in Australia and New Zealand.

Market responds to Components Exchange Program

Heavy lifting company Mammoet has signed a deal with Australian technology company Verton to introduce its load management system to an international network of clients.

Mammoet signs agreement with Verton

During last year’s Bauma, Liebherr launched a new Flat-Top series. Three of the eight units are equipped with fibre rope and therefore have “fibre” added to their product title. The first unit from the series is headed to Auckland, New Zealand. Cranes and Lifting explains.

New Fibre crane headed to New Zealand

Barbara and Danny Toohey, the team behind Komp Cranes

CICA Member Profile: Komp Cranes

Thomas Schnittger, Engineering Manager, Konecranes Australia explains the advances in preventative maintenance that can save crane operators time and money.
The Jarlway name will be new to some, but to many it is a brand that has been steadily building its reputation throughout the tower crane sector for the past few years. Cranes and Lifting reports.

Building the Jarlway brand

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 …
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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 …