Cranes & Lifting News

Pont Colbert bridge lifted and installed by Sarens in France

Sarens loads out 840-tonne Pont Colbert bridge amid challenging tide conditions

Global engineered heavy lifting company, Sarens, has loaded out the 840-tonne, 136-year-old Pont Colbert bridge in Dieppe, France.

Sany reveals massive Australian revenue in 2023 financial report

Sany has reported an AUD 3.5 billion revenue in the Australian and Asian markets, marking a growth of 11.1 per …
MCT Equipment launches Magni by LIFTR, a heavy telehandler designed for mining.

MCT Equipment launches new heavy telehandler

MCT Equipment and CME Boilermaking Services has announced the launch of Magni by LIFTR, unveiling the HTH 16.10U heavy telehandler.
Mammoet breaks record for heaviest load transported in Lithuania by shifting a Residue Hydrocracking Unit for ORLEN.

Mammoet breaks record for heaviest load transported

Mammoet has showcased its extensive transport and engineered heavy lifting capabilities by shifting and installing a 1500-tonne Residue Hydrocracking Unit …
Metcalf Cranes deploys a Demag crawler crane on Victoria's Big Build.

Metcalf deploys 650-tonne Demag for overpass installation

Metcalf Cranes has deployed its Tadano Demag CC.3800-1 to lift a colossal overpass into place in Geelong, Victoria.

Product News

HSC launches redesigned crawler cranes.

HSC reveals redesigned crawler cranes

Japanese crane manufacturer, Sumitomo Heavy Industries Construction Cranes (HSC), has released new designs of its SCX1000A-3 and SCX1800A-3 crawler cranes.
Cranepower's CP 300 UPS units are helping decarbonise the construction industry.

Game changing technology powering cranes

Powering electric tower cranes, hoists and other types of electric construction equipment is going to become increasingly sustainable, thanks to …
Enhanced Franna MAC25 pick and carry cranes operate on the North East Link Project.

Efficiency is safety on the North East Link with enhanced Franna MAC25

North East Link Crane Operator Shauna Burgess discusses the enhanced safety features on the Franna MAC25 cranes custom-ordered by the …
Wasel Kranverleih has purchased a new Liebherr rough terrain crane, the LRT 1130-2.1.

Best-in-show rough terrain crane thrives in open-pit mine

German crane hire company, Wasel, has purchased a new LRT 1130-2.1 rough terrain crane and immediately deployed the machine to …

Association News

various multi color soft slings such as red green yellow blue purple violet gray brown of flat webbing sling or polyester belt for lift and move heavy workpiece or etc in industrial

CICA spotlights soft slings compliance issues

CICA has published its latest safety bulletin, examining soft slings (endless round slings) and potential compliance issues with some products …
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Major international manufacturer to exhibit at LiftEx Australia

Ketten Wälder’s cromox products will be on exhibition at LEEA’s upcoming LiftEx Australia set to be held on the Gold …
The CICA industry day covered a lot of issues pertinent to the crane industry.

Training, crane incidents, IR laws on agenda at CICA industry day

Situated just next to Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport at Essendon Field’s Hyatt Place where the inaugural ‘Cranes in Wind’ forum was …
Team builder working adjust pillar with crane lifting prefabricated pillar concrete for installation in project house construction site. Steel formwork support.

50-hour, five day work week in construction receives strong support

An average 50-hour week over five days has strong support and does not appear to adversely affect site productivity, according …

Dynamic Leaders Program launched by CICA

The Crane Industry Council of Australia (CICA) has officially launched the ‘Dynamic Leaders Program’ to the crane industry.