The Crane Owner Panel at the 2018 CICA conference gave valuable insight into the challenges the crane sector faces today. Cranes and Lifting was there to get all the details.
CICA provides an overview of why there is a need to train crane operators to futureproof the industry and the training available out there. Read more
How Universal Cranes removed and replaced a chiller unit from the
28th floor of a Brisbane hotel using innovative suspended load management technology, a custom-built half container and a Liebherr LTM1350.
A1A Software got its start by developing the well-known lift planning program 3D Lift Plan. Now, it offers other business management tools specific to the needs of crane and construction equipment owners.
The partnership between Nobles and high performance crane rope manufacturer Bridon-Bekaert Ropes has been quickly and positively embraced with strong growth experienced in the mobile, tower and port crane sectors. Read more
Crane accidents, especially crane fires can be making news headlines almost immediately in today’s digital age. There is a perception that once these fires get started nothing can be done to stop them. Firestorm’s Kieran McHatton explains this isn’t the case. Read more
Despite the construction sector’s ‘mega boom cycle’, financial institutions are showing a reluctance to lend money in the face of the Royal Commission into the Banking sector. According to Mark Whitla, that’s the type of environment Heavy Equipment Financing Australia thrives on. Read more
For 20 years, a tower crane has been fundamental to a global, scientific network studying the world’s great rainforests. The Liebherr 91EC enables scientists to study everything from the forest floor to the tops of the canopy. Read more
South Australian crane hire company, Crane Services sought the expertise of GBA Projects to help transition the business from a crane hire to a crane contracting business. Cranes and Lifting magazine spoke to Andrew Munckton from Crane Services and Matt Betros from GBA Projects about the relationship. Read more
Manitowoc’s new generation Grove all terrains are stronger, lighter and feature an emissions compliant single engine. John Stewart walks Cranes and Lifting through the range and highlights how well it has been received. Read more