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Court rules Sany infringed Manitowoc patent
Wednesday, 23 Jul, 2014 – 8:16 | No Comment
Court rules Sany infringed Manitowoc patent

Administrative law judge David P. Shaw of the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) has issued an initial determination in the patent infringement and trade secrets case filed by Manitowoc against Sany cranes.

CPA updates tower crane guidance
Wednesday, 23 Jul, 2014 – 8:03 | No Comment
CPA updates tower crane guidance

The UK’s Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) has published a good practice guide for tower cranes working alongside railways.

Crane fire in Michigan
Monday, 21 Jul, 2014 – 8:11 | No Comment
Crane fire in Michigan

A five axle All Terrain crane caught fire on the I-75 Interstate in Bay City, Michigan, on Friday, closing two south-bound lanes for several hours.

Potain tower cranes assist with $3.8bn dam build
Monday, 21 Jul, 2014 – 8:02 | No Comment
Potain tower cranes assist with $3.8bn dam build

A team of 19 Potain tower cranes are helping to build the 1,285MW Xayaburi Dam in Laos.

Lucky escape as crane overturns
Friday, 18 Jul, 2014 – 7:55 | No Comment
Lucky escape as crane overturns

A 220 tonne All Terrain crane overturned in Germany this morning landing on a house and trapping a man in the small town of Dettelbach, to the east of Würzburg– in northwest Bavaria.

NCCCO Kicks Off Boom Truck Operator Certification Program
Thursday, 17 Jul, 2014 – 7:58 | No Comment
NCCCO Kicks Off Boom Truck Operator Certification Program

The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) now offers the first phase of its CCO certification program specifically designed for boom truck operators.

Crawler takes out power lines
Wednesday, 16 Jul, 2014 – 8:13 | One Comment
Crawler takes out power lines

A lattice boom crawler crane being transported on a barge in Oldenburg, Germany has overturned after coming into contact with overhead power lines.

Truck mount overturn
Tuesday, 15 Jul, 2014 – 8:10 | No Comment
Truck mount overturn

A mid-size truck mounted lift overturned last night in Bournemouth Gardens, in southern England, while working on the Bournemouth Balloon a tethered helium balloon attraction.

Tower crane pad gives way
Monday, 14 Jul, 2014 – 8:47 | No Comment
Tower crane pad gives way

A tower crane crashed onto the roof of apartment block in Vienna on Saturday after part of the slab it was sitting on broke away.

CIC earns ANSI accreditation
Thursday, 10 Jul, 2014 – 9:00 | No Comment
CIC earns ANSI accreditation

Crane Institute Certification (CIC) announces that it achieved accreditation for four of its crane operator certification programs.