The CICA Technical Committee explains recent changes to wind load calculations.
A Liebherr LTM 1450-8.1 mobile crane has become the flagship for a German based crane hire company, after becoming the largest and most powerful crane in the fleet. Read more
Japanese crane company Tadano has completed its $315 million (USD 215 million) acquisition of Terex’s Demag Mobile Crane business. Read more
The Liebherr Group has achieved more than €10 billion ($15.7 billion) in annual turnover for the first time in the company’s history. Read more
The NSW Government has established two new changes to regulations to provide mobile cranes greater access to the NSW road network. Read more
Greg Buchanan, founder of Buchanan Mobile Cranes, has a boilermaking background and the cranes were initially something that evolved out of the need to install or erect the steelwork that he fabricated. While the crane work is now a significant business in its own right, steel fabrication and engineering complement the crane business and there are many niche projects that require both areas of expertise.
Greg’s son James developed an early interest in cranes, from around the age of eight as he recalls. With the business and family home co-located on acreage at Moorooduc, it was easy for James to help out after school and on weekends. It was a great learning environment: nothing was forced but neither was anything sugar-coated. As James says: “Every day was a school day.” Read more