Cranes & Lifting News

Consistently Innovative: The Customer Days at Liebherr

The Australian crane sector was well represented at last week’s Liebherr Customer Days.
McKay United deploys two Grove cranes on the Level Crossing Removal Project new Parkdale Station.

McKay United deploys Groves for LXRP dual lifts

McKay United has deployed two of its Grove all-terrain cranes to complete a series of dual lifts on the new …
Scania is using hydrogen units to reduce emissions in the Pilbara.

Hydrogen unit significantly reduces emissions on Scania trucks

Scania has announced it is partnering with quarrying company Holcim and hydrogen company HYDI to reduce emissions on its heavy …
Modulift Spreader beams lift modules on the Princess Elisabeth renewable energy project.

Modulift spreader beams excel on “world-first” energy project

UK-based specialist lifting equipment manufacturer, Modulift, has supplied a two of its spreader beams to contribute toward a “world-first” energy …
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 …

Product News

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.
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 …

Association News

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 …
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Critical nature of a safe workplace

Workplace safety is a critical issue that affects not only workers but also their colleagues, families and communities.