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Palfinger’s assistance systems integrate mechanical extensions into the overload protection system and weigh loads directly on the crane to further increase efficiency, and can easily be activated by the crane operator via the radio remote control PALcom P7.
The systems can be used on three of Palfinger’s heavy-duty loader cranes (PK 135.002 TEC 7, PK 165.002 TEC 7, and PK 200002 L SH) and on all of its TEC 7 loader crane models. Read more
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Aptly named EcoLifts, the range features a patented stored-power lift/lower system and requires no batteries, on-site power, or hydraulics.
This game-changing feature means EcoLifts deliver trouble-free, clean, green operation with no need for hydraulic oil and no leak points. They have low maintenance requirements, run at a low total operating cost and offer the potential for 24/7 use. Read more
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A jack-up barge is designed for the support of cranes, excavators and other equipment for nearshore construction, drilling and maintenance works in port and harbours.
The current ABH fleet size comprises eight jack-up barges with deck capacities ranging from 10t to 250t. All of ABH’s jack-up barges are of modular design for flexible and efficient solutions; the modular jack-up barges can be containerised and are easily mobilised anywhere in Oceania.
Due to the modular design, the jack-up barge comprises multiple standardised floating pontoons that are coupled together through a pin/connector system. Modules are sized to allow them to be transportable by road or containerised for sea (or road) transport into 20′ or 40′ ISO containers. Read more
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Heavy lift and transportation specialist ALE claimed to have broken a world record by transporting the world’s heaviest evaporator, weighing 5134t, in Saudi Arabia.
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Hawks Crane Hire in the UK has ordered Europe’s first unit of the new 300t capacity Kobelco CKE3000G crawler crane. The Dartford-based company sealed the deal during the Intermat exhibition in Paris, France. Read more
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The Set Win Group in Hong Kong has taken delivery of its new 450t capacity Liebherr LTM 1450-8.1 wheeled mobile telescopic crane. Read more
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Japanese manufacturer Tadano is the leader in rough terrain cranes and truck cranes in Australia and over the past two years has quietly been building capacity that it believes will herald a new period of growth. Welcome to ‘One Tadano’. Read more
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Engineering company LiftWerx has partnered with Siemens Gamesa to develop the world’s highest capacity up-tower lifting device.
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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, ).
Gillespie Crane Services (Gillespies) won the 2017 Lift of the Year in the <20t category for its lift of a 13.4t cantilever roof as part of Delta Demolition’s demolition of the iconic Imax Theatre at Darling Harbour (Sydney), writes Greg Keane.