News from one of our readers in the Netherlands of the 1,200 tonne Gottwald AK912 owned by ALE that keeps on going.
Looking back at older cranes and crane technology.
Trier-based Steil Kranarbeiten GmbH & Co. KG used their Superlift 3800 crane to build a bridge in Luxemburg only two days after the same machine was used to erect a wind turbine in the Hunsrück mountain range.
Crane Institute Certification (CIC) in the USA has added a specific designation for friction crane operators to its training certification cards.
The New York City authorities have announced new legislation that limits the age of cranes operating in its jurisdiction.
The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) today made available a new CCO certification program for service truck crane operators.
An old bulk un-loader crane collapsed while it was being dismantled in Portland, Oregon.
Manitowoc is to launch the 165 tonne MLC165 lattice-boom crawler crane at Bauma designed for the global market. With a maximum 84 metre main boom length it has the option of a fixed or luffing jib.
A crane rental company in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada has been issued with a $10,000 traffic fine after police officers spotted one of its 50 tonne Rough Terrain cranes travelling on public roads, in South Edmonton on Wednesday.
A tower crane is reported to have collapsed near to the fairway of the Alcaidesa golf course near Sotogrande, Spain, due to neglect. No one was hurt in the incident and property damage was minor.