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Battersea crane collapse case finally gets to court
Wednesday, 18 Feb, 2015 – 7:57 | No Comment
Battersea crane collapse case finally gets to court

More than eight years after two men were killed by a collapsing tower crane in Battersea, the case is finally set to reach court.

Crane dropped in tandem lift
Thursday, 12 Feb, 2015 – 7:45 | No Comment
Crane dropped in tandem lift

Two ship cranes dropped a large mobile telescopic crane they were lifting in tandem at Fremantle port in Australia on Tuesday.

Steady as she goes
Wednesday, 11 Feb, 2015 – 8:04 | No Comment
Steady as she goes

Last week a mobile crane lifted a Bristol Bloodhound missile over the London rooftops and into the Hayward Gallery, as part of an exhibition which opens today.

Highclimber
Friday, 6 Feb, 2015 – 7:53 | No Comment
Highclimber

Climbing a tall tower crane in windy conditions is a risky business, but sometimes you have no choice

Record number of ESTA Awards entries
Tuesday, 3 Feb, 2015 – 8:47 | No Comment
Record number of ESTA Awards entries

The final deadline for the 2015 ESTA Users’ Night and Awards has passed with the association receiving the highest-ever number of entries. More than 70 entries were received.

Mobile crane arm swings out, three vehicles damaged
Monday, 2 Feb, 2015 – 13:58 | No Comment
Mobile crane arm swings out, three vehicles damaged

The mobile crane experienced a hydraulics failure, causing the support leg to be extended outwards as it was travelling along.

CICB Expands Rigger, Signal Person Certification Training
Friday, 30 Jan, 2015 – 9:07 | No Comment
CICB Expands Rigger, Signal Person Certification Training

Crane Inspection & Certification Bureau has expanded its national certification training/exam programs to Oklahoma, Louisiana, CICBWyoming, Georgia, and South Carolina, in order to meet demands for certified riggers and signal persons.

Crane makers want more time to meet emissions regulations
Friday, 30 Jan, 2015 – 8:51 | No Comment
Crane makers want more time to meet emissions regulations

Mobile crane producers including Liebherr and Terex are lobbying Brussels for more time before they have to meet the proposed Stage V emissions regulations.

Liebherr tower crane elevator
Monday, 26 Jan, 2015 – 10:08 | No Comment
Liebherr tower crane elevator

Liebherr is to launch an innovative self-contained tower crane elevator at Intermat dubbed the LiUP.
The two man elevator rides on the inside of larger towers and on the outside of smaller ones, it uses a …

Liebherr to Debut 5-Axle Mobile Crane
Monday, 26 Jan, 2015 – 9:46 | No Comment
Liebherr to Debut 5-Axle Mobile Crane

Liebherr will be showing its new 160-tonne mobile crane LTM 1160-5.2 at the Intermat 2015 in Paris, France. This crane on a five-axle chassis was presented to the public for the first time at the …