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.
Ronco is the national distributor of Scheuerle specialist heavy transport vehicles, as well as other brands from the TII Group such as Nicolas and Kamag. It recently announced the availability of the Scheuerle SPMT Light in Australia. Greg Keane reports.
SA-based company Load 28 was an entrant in both the Innovation Award and the Lifting Award <20t category of the 2017 CICA awards, being runner-up in both those categories but striking a chord with attendees of the Adelaide crane conference by being the People’s Choice in the Innovation Award, writes Greg Keane.
Transiidikeskuse, an Estonian stevedoring service provider with a container terminal located in Muuga Harbour, part of the Port of Tallinn on the Baltic Sea, and ultracapacitor manufacturer, Skeleton Technologies, have equipped a rubber tyre gantry (RTG) crane with a graphene ultracapacitor-powered kinetic energy recovery system (KERS) that they claim reduces the RTG’s fuel consumption and CO2 emissions by 34%.
A pair of pair of Huisman cranes, the main one of which will lift 2500t, will be fitted to Jumbo’s new DP2 Heavy Lift Crane Vessel (HLCV).
Russian crane service provider M-Kran has placed an order with Terex Cranes for a 1600t capacity Demag CC 8800-1 lattice boom crawler crane with a Boom Booster Kit. Read more
A new smartphone app launched by Manitowoc is now available for iOS and Android devices. The app promises to increase crane uptime by enabling customers to diagnose technical issues without third-party assistance, leading to faster repairs and maintenance.
A new tower crane has been added to ALE’s fleet, which the company said will offer cost and times savings for those in the wind sector.
Manitowoc will soon launch a follow-up to the Grove GMK6300L all-terrain crane that was launched in 2010.
In January, Manitowoc launched its first hydraulic luffing jib crane, the Potain MCH125 and for Active Crane Hire, the new machine was a perfect fit to its fleet, writes Jacqueline Ong.