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Terex launches its biggest luffer
Thursday, 17 Apr, 2014 – 8:24 | No Comment
Terex launches its biggest luffer

On Tuesday, Terex unveiled its largest luffing tower crane – the 1,600 tonne metre, 66 tonne maximum capacity CTL 1600-66 – at a customer event at its test facility near Fontanafredda in Italy.

Fatal tower crane collapse in Malaysia
Wednesday, 16 Apr, 2014 – 8:17 | No Comment
Fatal tower crane collapse in Malaysia

A tower crane operator died after his crane collapsed on a high rise building site in Ara Damansara, Malaysia on Tuesday.

Potain tower cranes work on Europe’s largest mall
Tuesday, 15 Apr, 2014 – 7:39 | No Comment
Potain tower cranes work on Europe’s largest mall

An 11-strong fleet of Potain tower cranes is helping to build Europe’s largest shopping mall in Russia. Once completed, Avia Park will occupy an area equivalent to 65 football fields at 463,000m2.

Fatal boom truck overturn
Monday, 14 Apr, 2014 – 7:43 | No Comment
Fatal boom truck overturn

Two men died on Saturday when a boom truck with platform overturned in Bourne, Massachusetts while installing new power lines.

OSHA Advisors to Meet About Cranes & Derricks Rule
Friday, 11 Apr, 2014 – 8:05 | No Comment
OSHA Advisors to Meet About Cranes & Derricks Rule

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will hold a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) May 7-8, in Washington, D.C. Work groups will meet May 7 and the full committee will meet May 8.

Terex launches mobile harbour crane
Wednesday, 9 Apr, 2014 – 8:04 | No Comment
Terex launches mobile harbour crane

Terex Port Solutions has launched its first mobile harbour crane – the Terex Quaymate M50.

American Crane: Lifting the Future of Spaceflight
Tuesday, 8 Apr, 2014 – 8:19 | No Comment
American Crane: Lifting the Future of Spaceflight

From manufacture to completion, a space transport vehicle is made to launch and orbit, never to fall. One of these would be a billion-dollar space capsule weighing 10 tons.

Sims Crane Opens Tampa Bay Chapter of Construction Angels
Monday, 7 Apr, 2014 – 8:11 | No Comment
Sims Crane Opens Tampa Bay Chapter of Construction Angels

Sims Crane has invited the public to the inaugural fundraiser for the Tampa Bay Chapter of Construction Angels, a 501(c)(3) non-profit that helps with financial support for families of construction-industry employees killed on the job.

Liebherr Telescopic Mobile Crane
Friday, 4 Apr, 2014 – 8:26 | No Comment
Liebherr Telescopic Mobile Crane

Kiel, April 2nd 2014: the number of heavy cargo and project loads being handled in Kiel using the port’s efficient port cranes or RoRo ramps is on the rise. The latest example has been what is currently the most up-to-date telescopic mobile crane to be built by the firm of Liebherr

Crane snags overhead lines
Monday, 31 Mar, 2014 – 8:02 | No Comment
Crane snags overhead lines

The slings of a tower crane working alongside an electrified rail line in Cologne (Köln), Germany got caught up in the overhead power lines