Cranes & Lifting News

Liebherr offshore cranes BOS 2600 get purchased for offshore deployment.

Two Liebherr cranes deployed for offshore lifting

Two new offshore Liebherr BOS 2600 cranes have been acquired by an integrated energy company located in Canada.

Grove’s tall order crane completes Dutch high-rise project

Dutch transportation and lifting company, Gaffert, dispatched its new GMK5250XL-1 all-terrain crane to complete Dutch office development.

NSW Government reveals future infrastructure investment

The NSW Government has allocated $119.4 billion in funding toward its infrastructure over the next four years in its 2024-25 …
Magruber purchases four new rough terrain cranes, the GR-350XL from Tadano.

Four new rough terrain cranes acquired

Mexican crane hire company, Magruber, has bolstered its fleet by investing in four new Tadano GR-350XL rough terrain cranes.
A 300-tonne crane, the Grove GMK6300L-1, salvages a Boeing 767 at the Istanbul Airport.

300-tonne crane rescues stricken aircraft

A 300-tonne crane has been deployed to help salvage a FedEx plane that landed without its front landing gear at …

Product News

Liebherr LTM 1400-6.1 all-terrain mobile crane launched

Liebherr launches LTM 1400-6.1

Liebherr has launched the most powerful six axle crane on the market, the LTM 1400-6.1, at its customer festival in …
XCMG Machinery Launches Premium G2 Crane Brand, Integrating the Whole Process of Product Application, Maintenance, Operation, and Management to Reduce the Energy Cost while Improves Overall Capability.

XCMG unveils environmentally friendly, efficient machinery

XCMG has officially unveiled its latest G2 series of cranes at its sixth XCMG International Customer Festival.
Tomahawk Cranes purchases a new battery electric Maeda mini crawler crane through Pace Cranes.

New battery electric Maeda for Tomahawk Cranes

Tomahawk Cranes is a Melbourne based family business owned and operated by Tom and Amy Miljko; starting in 2018, the …
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.

Association News

Standards Australia hosts International ISO Technical Committee 96.

Standards Australia hosts International ISO Technical Committee 96

In mid-April, 50 plus ISO TC 96 Committee representatives from around the world, arrived in Sydney to attend a week-long …
The panel discusses Verification of Competency licenses at the CICA industry day.

VOCs scrutinised at NSW CICA industry day

The Crane Industry Council of Australia has gone in depth on Verification of Competency (VOC) licenses at its New South …
The CICA Crane Lift Supervisor course deals with the gaps in the industry around training for high-risk licenses including Dogging and Rigging.

CICA Crane Lift Supervisor course hits regional New South Wales

Early April saw Gunnedah’s GBP Crane and Haulage host the two-day CICA Crane Lift Supervisor Course. Derek Hamilton was the …

Engineers Australia reveals program for “must-attend” climate conference

Engineers Australia has announced the speaker and panel lineup for the 2024 Climate Smart Engineering Conference set to be held …

CICA CEO REPORT: about the Crane Code of Practice

CICA has been working with the NHVR to put together a Mobile Crane Code of Practice, and I wanted to …