Tag: mobile crane

New System Prevents Tower & Mobile Crane Collisions

AMCS Technologies has developed the world’s first anti-collision system of its kind used between tower and mobile cranes working at the same site. Headquartered in France, AMCS provides crane technology and safety solutions. The new Read More

Tadano & Demag Debut First Telecrawler Since Merger

Terex Corporation sold its Demag Mobile Cranes division to Tadano in early 2019, and their first telecrawler crane manufactured since the merger was recently introduced. The new Tadano GTC-2000 telescopic boom crawler crane was designed Read More

July 6th, 2020 | Tags: , , , ,

LEGO Technic Releases New Mobile Crane Kit

It’s been over 40 years since LEGO Technic released their first mobile crane. The 855-1: Mobile Crane was a 512-parts design that was quite simple but functional for young builders back in 1977. It was Read More

April 9th, 2020 | Tags: , ,

Wind Energy Prompts Need for Crane Services

The wind power generation market has seen mostly steady growth in the United States during the last three decades. A direct result of this trend is the increased demand for cranes and vertical access equipment Read More

April 29th, 2019 | Tags: , , ,

Asking the Proper Questions Before a Crane Lift

When a crane operator arrives at a job site, asking the right questions and communicating with others will help everyone be more prepared. Such as, who is the lift director, what are their requirements for Read More

Liebherr Delivers 30,000th Mobile Crane

After the delivery of an LTM 1500-8.1, Liebherr-Werk Ehingen GmbH can now boast the proud total of 30,000 mobile cranes supplied to customers. The Liebherr’s 550-ton crane was supplied to the Mexican company Grupo DPH, Read More

July 10th, 2014 | Tags: , , ,

All terrain cranes are increasing in capacity and flexibility

The six-axle ranges are now fully formed across most of the main manufacturers as they look towards filling the gulf between the 500 and 600 tonne capacity class. Euan Youdale reports A Liebherr LTM 1350-6.1 Richi Weiningen 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

Link-Belt Introduces 100-Ton Truck Crane

  Link-Belt’s new 100-Ton Truck Crane Link-Belt Construction Equipment Co., Lexington, Ky., has added the new 100-ton HTC-86100 hydraulic truck crane to its product line. The 86100 has a completely new carrier frame design that Read More

New Grove six-axle hefts heavy iron

Metal fabricator BMM Ispat plans to use the 300t six-axle GMK6300 for lifting steel plant components such as 40t furnaces and 8–16t columns. The plant is currently expanding its production of sponge iron, a scrap Read More

Tri-Gas Fueling the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, Feb. 26th, 2011

Ft. Lauderdale, FL – February 26, 2011 – Sims Crane & Equipment Co. sent a 165-ton DEMAG along with a 40-ton Terex mobile crane, to pick and tilt two large tanks for Tri Gas at Read More

Cool Video

I came across this pretty cool video of the making of the new Lexus commercial called “the chain”, where they use a mobile crane to lift five of their vehicles with the first one supporting Read More