A recent load sent to a gold mine in the Pilbara region of Western Australia provided a challenge that was a little out of the norm. A stockpile reclaimer 5.3 metres wide, 5 metres high, 13 metres long and weighing approximately 42 tonnes is the largest item designed and built to date by MCS, and was an over-dimensional load requiring transport on a platform trailer with dolly, and a police escort.
Australia’s construction pipeline remains strong, with 1,926 new construction projects reported for September, and the value of new commercial construction projects for September estimated to be $32 billion, which is the highest monthly figure since July 2013.
A major infrastructure project in Sydney has leveraged the benefits of Yale Ergo 360 ratchet lever hoists, suited to pulling, securing and lifting, featuring manufacturer Columbus McKinnon’s (CM) patent-pending crank handle.
COMANSA is adding two more models to its already wide range of luffing-jib cranes and will launch them officially at the upcoming Bauma China trade show, to be held in Shanghai from November 27 to 30.
In this article Matthew Coad, executive general manager – solutions, Upstream speaks exclusively to Inside Construction about how construction companies can be more efficient during this construction boom.
UAE-based Abu Dhabi Terminals has selected Konecranes to be the supplier of an Automated Stacking Crane (ASC) system for the second phase of the building of its container terminal in Khalifa Port.
A new 50-tonne capacity model completes the Tadano Mantis GTC series of five telescopic boom crawler cranes from 35 to 120 tonnes capacity.
Konecranes has modernised the rotary crane at the German research organisation DLR’s test facility for rocket engines in Lampoldshausen.
Haulotte have completed the delivery of over 400 machines for Coates Hire, valued at over $7 million, and includes 350 Optimum 8ACs, 36 Compact DX scissor lifts, and 20 HA16 RTJ PRO articulating booms.
Intsite, the first behind the world’s first autonomous cranes, has received $1.3 million in funding from Israeli company Terra Venture Partners, the Israel Innovation Authority, as well as other investors.