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
With the unplugged series, Liebherr recently launched the world’s first battery-powered crawler cranes. Only hours before the official unveiling in December 2020, the very first LR 1250.1 unplugged had its premiere at a jobsite in Oslo.
Preston Group recently took delivery of an 80t capacity SANY telescopic crawler, the first of its kind in Australia. The SANY SCC800TB dramatically increasing the capabilities of its SuperCrane fleet. The crane went straight to work on Melbourne’s Level Crossing Removal projects.
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 new runner option from Franna creates higher lift points where low headroom is an issue.
WA Universal Rigging and Cranes recently deployed its Grove GMK6400 to assist in the construction of the new helipad at Royal Perth Hospital. Read more
The biggest Tee-roff beams ever manufactured in Western Australia were installed as part of the METRONET Thornlie-Cockburn Link recently.
Verton’s Everest 6 was recently deployed during a mine shut down for Roy Hill Mining in Western Australia. Results were impressive with the shutdown finishing three days ahead of schedule.
Controlling the tip of the crane more efficiently and intuitively with Smart Control from Palfinger. Read more