Tag: heavy lift

Liebherr Shows Impressive Lifting Capability

Around 3,000 people from all over the world were expected over two days at the Liebherr-Werk Ehingen factory in Germany on 13 and 14 June. This was the fifth Customer Open Days event since 1999. Read More

Manitowoc Offers Fixed Jib for 16000 Crawler Crane

Manitowoc Cranes, Manitowoc, Wis., released a fixed jib option for its 440-ton Manitowoc 16000 crawler crane. Typically used in offshore oil platform fabrication yards, on transportation and infrastructure projects, and in refineries and petrochemical facilities, this Read More

NYC Orders Lighter Crane Loads After WTC Accident

New York City is ordering contractors to lighten the weight carried by cranes across the city on the heels of an accident at the World Trade Center last month in which a crane cable snapped, dropping thousands Read More

IDB Supports Four Wind Farms

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a US$ 150 million loan to Argentinean renewable energy company Impsa to support the construction of four wind farms – three in Brazil and one in Uruguay. The Read More

“The Hulk” Takes on Trademark Nitrogen

 Officials at fertilization production plant Trademark Nitrogen Corporation turned to Sims Crane when they needed help lifting a tank that was no longer in use.  Sims flagship crane “The Hulk”, a Grove GMK7550 mobile crane Read More

Wind turbines blow through Vancouver

Pieces of the global wind energy market are moving through Vancouver. Through July, trucks and rail cars will haul the enormous wind-energy components — including blades, generators and towers — from the Port of Vancouver Read More

Job Profile- Port Everglades Part 1

Port Everglades in Ft. Lauderdale, FL is one of the deepest ports in all of Florida that has a huge influx of tourists each week as they board any one of the almost 20 cruise Read More

SC&RA Elects Slate of Officers for 2011-2012

During the recent Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association’s (SC&RA) annual conference in San Diego, Calif., the association elected David Lowry, Bennett International Group, McDonough, Ga., as president.   Joining Lowry as officers for the 2011-2012 term are Read More

World’s largest offshore mast crane installed

Installing the mast was a four day project Huisman has installed the world’s largest offshore mast crane onboard the heavy lift ship Seven Borealis, says the company. The Netherlands-based lifting, drilling and subsea specialist said Read More