New Tadano AC 250-5 all terrain closes the gap

“We were missing a middle child,” jokes Weiss Kranservice Junior Manager Dominik Magg while taking delivery of his new AC 250-5 crane in Zweibrücken. After all, his fleet already featured an AC 220-5 and an AC 300-6. The company’s most recent acquisition was handed over by Tadano Sales Manager Hans Asam.

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Concerns regarding changes to the Fibre Rope Sling standard

The Lifting and Rigging Industries, as well as the public, should be aware that a draft Australian Standard for “Textile slings for general purpose lifting operations made from fibre ropes – High modulus polyethylene (HMPE)” is currently open for public comment.

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How safe is your tower crane signage?

City skylines countrywide now feature tower cranes with large illuminated signage at night, promoting the construction firm and development company responsible for the project. Peter Sachr from Sachr Sign Co., with 45 years experience in the sign industry, is asking, “Is your crane signage safe? Is your crane sign compliant? Are you covered in case of a crane sign accident?”

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