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. Read more
CICA member Komp Cranes has stuck to what they know best, running smaller cranes and servicing the lighter end of the lifting in Melbourne. Read more
Gone are the days where a fault would present itself, and then you’d call in a technician to fix it. The crane would be isolated and taken offline until the issue was identified and then repaired, creating costly downtime for busy facilities involved in manufacturing, materials handling, food and beverage, power generation, mining and a huge range of other industries that just cannot afford unnecessary downtime. Read more
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. Read more
Vale Bob Parker, CICA Life Member, friend and major contributor to the Australian crane industry. Read more
Holding Redlich examines the workplace schemes the Federal Government has introduced to assist businesses dealing with the impact of the pandemic. Read more
Having spent most of his life around cranes and now manager of engineering at Boom Logistics, Nick Morris is well placed to comment on the positives and challenges facing the crane industry in Victoria. Read more
Bluehats is a peer support program based on educating and training people to look after and support each other. Read more
Construction workers are six times more likely to die from suicide than an accident at work. For young workers, the facts are that they are well over two times more likely to take their own lives than other young Australian men.
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”.