In the last few months, Genie has released a range of innovative new products and safety systems, all of which have a particular focus on hybrid systems and operator safety, in light of market demand for more multi-faceted and environmentally-friendly machines for the construction industry.
Thirty years after becoming an underwriting agency, Underwriting Agencies of Australia (UAA) remains true to its heritage as a mobile plant and machinery specialist, and the company now plans to take over the international market by taking its expertise to the world.
Max Crane & Equipment Hire (SA) Pty Ltd (Max Cranes) recently announced that it will be taking delivery of a 1200-tonne Liebherr LTM 11200-9.1 AT crane in October 2018. This will be the largest AT crane owned and permanently based in Australia, and will allow contractors to plan and design around the availability of this crane and its impact on construction time and costs.
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.