Marmon Crane Services, a Berkshire Hathaway company, has announced the acquisition of Wollongong-based, family-owned WGC Crane Group by a newly created subsidiary Marmon Crane Australia. Financial terms were not disclosed.
The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator has published a mass and dimension exemption notice under the Heavy Vehicle National Law for Victorian Class 1 heavy vehicles.
National access equipment specialist, United Forklift and Access Solutions, has been crowned 2018 Rental Company of the Year by the Australian Hire and Rental Industry Association (HRIA, ).
CrewSafe, the newest assessment program developed by CICA, was launched in Western Australia on May 25, 2018.
Terex Corporation has reported a strong Q1 with sales of US$1.3 billion (AU$1.74 billion), a 25% growth compared to Q1 of 2017.
When TRT released the 25t TIDD PC25 pick and carry crane in 2013, it incorporated a number of safety features such as a Robway LMI system that automatically de-rated the lift chart for articulation and side slope, a ROPS cab with FOPS option, ABS drum brakes and an electro-hydraulic steering system that reduced the steering response as speed increased to overcome the problem of speed wobbles at speed. Greg Keane reports. Read more
Ahead of Crane Association of New Zealand’s (CANZ) annual conference in July, chief executive Rod Auton discusses the work that CANZ has undertaken to date and its ongoing efforts into the future.
Coastal Cranes Albany (Coastal) recently assisted in setting up barriers for the Albany Classic Motor Event run through the heart of the Albany (WA) CBD on the June long weekend each year; and removing the barriers afterwards. Greg Keane reports.
Material handling equipment specialist, Hiab, has launched a renewed range of loader cranes with a capacity from four to 11 tonne metres. The company says the range combines strength and reliability with ease of use for the operator. Jan Arreza reports.
Established in 1986, family-owned business Bentley Crane Hire has been able to stay on top in a crowded Western Australian market by providing its customers with service it claims is second to none. People are at the forefront of the company’s operations and over the years, Bentley has developed both a friendly and loyal working relationship with its clients, as well as a strong team environment for its employees, writes Jan Arreza. Read more