In late 2020, Wadonga based Dunn’s Twin City Cranes (DTCC) were issued with a Prohibition Notice by Worksafe Victoria. DTCC successfully appealed the notice and consultation with the regulator has allowed CICA to form a steering committee and discussions with Work Safe Victoria around lifting personnel using work boxes have begun.
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In the early hours of May 8th, Borger Cranes, South East Queensland division, setup its Liebherr LTM1500-8.1, 500t capacity crane in Brisbane’s CBD to dismantle a tower crane for Hutchison Builders.
Improving safety in crane operations is a constant goal for the industry. The development of a wireless load controlling system demonstrates it is possible to eliminate personnel from being in close proximity to a suspended load.
A Liebherr duty cycle machine doesn’t miss a beat in a sand quarrying application.
DTB Equipment has deployed a Liebherr HS 895 HD duty cycle machine to help manage the excavations of a giant Victorian sand quarry in Lang, Lang Victoria It hasn’t missed a days’ work in three years.
Western Sydney Airport (WSA) recently announced it is far exceeding its local employment target through the construction phase of one of the biggest infrastructure projects in Australia.
Queensland Crane Hire and Rigging completes an environmentally sensitive lift with three Franna MAC 25 Superlifts. The environmentally sensitive lift meant there was to be no chance of oil or spillage or contaminants entering the creek and contaminating the system.
Sarens in Australia recently announced the addition of three new cranes to support its heavy lifting and heavy transport operations.
La Grange Crane Service has entered the Oak Brook Commons tower crane construction project in this year’s 3D Lift Plan Of The Year competition.