On Global Lifting Awareness Day (GLAD), which takes place on 8 July 2021, the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) will be hosting a ‘Calendar of Content’ to ensure that the whole day, right across the globe, will be full of messages promoting Lifting on social media. The Association is encouraging companies, organisations and individuals that are part of the broad Lifting Industry to volunteer and produce their content for scheduling on the calendar. Read more
Marr’s awarded heavy lift contract on Sydney Metro Crows Nest Station. Read more
Patterson Crane Hire recently took delivery of another crane from Gleason Crane Sales and Rentals. Laurie Patterson has been buying cranes from Chris Logan for years and credits him as being an industry innovator.
The biggest Tee-roff beams ever manufactured in Western Australia were installed as part of the METRONET Thornlie-Cockburn Link recently.
Leading South Australian crane hire company, Load 28, are partnering with Starlight Children’s Foundation to help raise money for sick kids.
The new Potain MDT 489 topless crane from Manitowoc fills the gap between the manufacturer’s popular MDT 389 and new MDT 569 models and is ideal for large-scale construction and infrastructure projects, especially the installation of large, prefabricated components, as well as for shipyards and mines with heavy loads to handle.
Construction workers head off rising concern of suicide in wake of pandemic. Read more
Two Way Cranes has been running two Franna AT40s for some time and they are proving to be excellent all-rounders and popular with the project management team and also the operators.
The Industrial Internet-of-things technology helps turn crane braking systems into smart devices. Altra Motion’s Christian Klein and Rex Sinclair explain how the performance of Ship to Shore (STS) and container handling Rubber Tyred Gantry (RTG) cranes can benefit from the cloud.
The European Association of Abnormal Road Transport and Mobile Cranes (ESTA) Awards of Excellence 2021 are recognised as the leading award event for the European crane and heavy-lift industry.