When TRT released the 25t TIDD PC25 pick and carry crane in 2013, it incorporated a number of safety features such as a Robway LMI system that automatically de-rated the lift chart for articulation and side slope, a ROPS cab with FOPS option, ABS drum brakes and an electro-hydraulic steering system that reduced the steering response as speed increased to overcome the problem of speed wobbles at speed. Greg Keane reports. Read more
In our previous article we looked at how to calculate the permissible wind speed to operate a crane based on three simple things – load mass, load chart wind speed and surface area of the load, writes Stuart Edwards. Read more
Ahead of Crane Association of New Zealand’s (CANZ) annual conference in July, chief executive Rod Auton discusses the work that CANZ has undertaken to date and its ongoing efforts into the future.
Gillespie Crane Services (Gillespies) won the 2017 Lift of the Year in the <20t category for its lift of a 13.4t cantilever roof as part of Delta Demolition’s demolition of the iconic Imax Theatre at Darling Harbour (Sydney), writes Greg Keane.
Andromeda Industries is increasing its range of Superflex slings to cater for heavier lifts.
Coastal Cranes Albany (Coastal) recently assisted in setting up barriers for the Albany Classic Motor Event run through the heart of the Albany (WA) CBD on the June long weekend each year; and removing the barriers afterwards. Greg Keane reports.
Australian Barge Hire (ABH) was formed in 2006; and is Australia’s largest provider of road-transportable modular jack-up barge. Greg Keane reports.
Material handling equipment specialist, Hiab, has launched a renewed range of loader cranes with a capacity from four to 11 tonne metres. The company says the range combines strength and reliability with ease of use for the operator. Jan Arreza reports.
Since the beginning of time, well, 1996, Metcalf Crane Services has lived by one motto: ‘getting the job done’. This attitude has built a strong foundation for the company driving growth over the years. Jacqueline Ong reports. Read more
Established in 1986, family-owned business Bentley Crane Hire has been able to stay on top in a crowded Western Australian market by providing its customers with service it claims is second to none. People are at the forefront of the company’s operations and over the years, Bentley has developed both a friendly and loyal working relationship with its clients, as well as a strong team environment for its employees, writes Jan Arreza. Read more