The Industrial Internet-of-things technology helps turn crane braking systems into smart devices. Altra Motion’s Christian Klein and Rex Sinclair explain how the performance of Ship to Shore (STS) and container handling Rubber Tyred Gantry (RTG) cranes can benefit from the cloud.
The European Association of Abnormal Road Transport and Mobile Cranes (ESTA) Awards of Excellence 2021 are recognised as the leading award event for the European crane and heavy-lift industry.
The Crosby Group recently announced it had acquired BlokCorp and launched a Technology Solutions business unit specializing in market-leading camera & alert systems for a safer and more efficient lifting industry.
Improving safety in crane operations is a constant goal for the industry. The development of a wireless load controlling system demonstrates it is possible to eliminate personnel from being in close proximity to a suspended load.
Illinois crane specialists take top honours in 3D lift plan of the year contest.
The new Demag AC 450-7 is as compact as a six-axle crane but with significantly better performance. Setting new standards on seven axles – certainly not a humble goal for the engineers at Tadano Demag but the crane manufacturer from Zweibrücken now offers a new seven-axle machine that makes a compelling case with a series of forward-looking solutions and impressive technical specifications.
Manitowoc introduces state-of-the-art driver’s cab “cab2020” on Grove three-axle all terrain cranes.
New rubber tyred gantry simulator provides unique operator training for full range of loads.
Gleason Cranes recently announced it had been appointed the National Distributor for US leading brand of rubber tyred gantry cranes, Travelift.
Terex Cranes recently introduced its TRT 90—the latest model in the Terex Rough Terrain (TRT) product range.