Western Australian robotic technology company Fastbrick Robotics recently announced the successful completion of Dynamic Stabilisation Technology (DST) for Hadrian X construction robot, which is the worlds first end-to-end bricklaying robot.
A year after debuting its JF545 articulated crawler crane model, Italian crane manufacturer Jekko has launched its lighter and more compact model, the JF365.
FARO, global source for 3D measurement and imaging solutions for construction building information modelling (BIM), have announced the release of SCENE 2018 – a tightly integrated software platform specifically designed for the FARO Focus Laser Scanner product family.
COMANSA has launched to the worldwide market the 21LC1050 – a new model high-capacity tower crane designed to work in projects in which it is necessary to lift heavy loads.
Liebherr presented its latest innovation for the offshore crane market – the RL-K 2600 with a lifting capacity of up to 50-tonnes, which is the latest in its ram luffing knuckle boom crane series – at the ONS (Offshore North Sea) exhibition 2018 in Norway.
Hydrulic loader crane manufacturer Palfinger has launched its first range of all-rounder cranes mounted on a crawler chassis, which will initially be available in three variants of around 50 to 115 tonne-metres.
Norwegian company Kolberg Caspary Lautom AS has launched a gyro-based stabilisation device called YawSTOP, which enables rotation-free and rotation-controlled lifting and loading of shipping cargo by cranes in a bid to make handling these goods in a more efficient, reliable and safe way.
Bobcat have introduced a new solution for heavy-lift handling applications with the announcement of a new 7.5m 4.3 tonne telehandler – the TL43.80HF, which offers more capacity, without sacrificing the relatively compact dimension of machines in this product sector.
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According to the Crane Inspection and Certification Bureau (CICB), approximately 80 crane-related deaths occur every year. Of all crane-related incidents 90% are due to human error, 50% results in a fatality, and 40% involve someone being struck by the crane or an object that the crane is lifting or moving.
A solution for modernising cranes is developed by PaR Systems and called EXPERTOPERATOR, which was designed to help operators by reducing load sway by 95%. PaR is a global manufacturer of advanced automation, robotic and specialty material handling solution. Read more