Cranes & Lifting News

Liebherr HS 8200 duty cycle crawler crane works on an airport in Greenland.

Liebherr crawler crane’s hot performance in Arctic conditions

A Liebherr HS 8200 duty cycle crawler crane has been deployed in Greenland to help construct two new airports.
Niftylift's machinery is focused on reducing carbon footprints for EWPs.

Lowering carbon footprints with Niftylift

Niftylift was the first Elevated Work Platform (EWP) manufacturer to introduce the hybrid Power Plant concept to reduce carbon. Niftylift’s …
Universal Cranes wins CICA Photo of the Year.

Universal Cranes wins CICA Photo of the Year

Universal Cranes took out the coveted CICA Photo of the Year for a complex lift of a Geodesic Dome Roof.
UAA covers Advanced Cranes with its mobile plant insurance.

Advanced safety and reassurance with UAA’s mobile plant insurance

Advanced Cranes & Rigging CEO, Jonathan Goode, discusses the Victoria-based crane hire company’s relationship and experiences with leading mobile plant …
Cranepower's emission free tower crane generator, the CP-300.

Powering Electric Tower Cranes emission free

Last year, New Zealand engineering and manufacturer firm Cranepower launched into Australia the CP-300 UPS, which provides intelligent power management …

Product News

Manitowoc Potain has launched two new luffing jib tower cranes for urban construction and residential projects.

Manitowoc announces the launch of two new cranes

Manitowoc has announced the release of two new Potain luffing jib tower cranes with the launch of the MR 309 …
Uplift Cranes purchases a new XCMG telescopic crawler crane, the XGTC100.

XCMG’s ‘Uplifting’ machinery

Queensland-based Uplift Cranes has bought a new 100-tonne telescopic crawler crane from XCMG after experiencing the machine before buying it. …
Erne Lifting is bringing its load-stabilising technology, the Vita Load Navigator, to Australia.

Erne Lifting to provide free demo of latest load stabilising technology

Erne Lifting has announced it will be providing a free demonstration of its latest load stabilising technology to arrive Down …
TRT crane outrigger pads purchased by Nowra Cranes.

Nowra Cranes puts on the ‘pads’ with TRT

Shoalhaven-based crane hire company Nowra Cranes has purchased TRT’s Crane Outrigger Pads. Director Cliff Wilson elaborates on the reasons for …

Association News

Net Zero 2050: The opportunities and challenges for the crane industry

CICA CEO, Brandon Hitch, discusses the central role cranes are playing in the push to Net Zero 2050, covering the …
MATES Big Lap has been launched to raise awareness for mental health awareness.

MATES Big Lap 2024 launched to raise mental health awareness

MATES in Construction has announced the return of MATES Big Lap 2024, an initiative designed to raise mental health awareness …
2024 CANZ Conference

New Zealand prepped for action-packed 2024 CANZ Conference

The Crane Association of New Zealand has officially launched its itinerary for its upcoming 2024 CANZ Conference.

CICA launches Cross Hire agreement template

The Crane Industry Council of Australia (CICA) has officially launched its Cross Hire agreement template to its membership.

Australian Construction Achievement Award finalists announced

The four finalists have been announced for the 2024 Australian Construction Achievement Award.