Articles by Alex Dahm

Electric crawler cranes new from Liebherr
Published on: 01 December, 2020
Liebherr has introduced a pair of electric crawler cranes, tested and ready for production. Alex Dahm reports
Casler joins Select Crane Sales
Published on: 30 November, 2020
Alexandra Casler appointed to lead Select Crane Sales in Northeast USA
Mammoet launches 6,614-ton mega crane
Published on: 24 November, 2020
The SK6,000 is a new 6,614-ton capacity super heavy lift crane from Mammoet, to join the existing SK190 and SK350, and the SK10,000 announced in 2019
New dates announced for SC&RA events
Published on: 19 November, 2020
First quarter 2021 live SC&RA events in the USA are being moved to dates later in the year
NFS Leasing boosts Longhorn
Published on: 18 November, 2020
Longhorn meets demand for more lifting capability in New York with the help of NFS Leasing
Brand new Demag all terrain crane
Published on: 13 November, 2020
Demag says its brand new 496 ton (450 tonne) capacity all terrain crane sets new standards on seven axles. Alex Dahm reports
Orders up, sales down at Manitowoc
Published on: 06 November, 2020
Sales decline 20.6 percent for Manitowoc in third quarter 2020 from the same period a year earlier while orders were up 10.5 percent in the same quarter
Liebherr launches 150 tonne mobile crane
Published on: 20 October, 2020
Manufacturer Liebherr describes its new LTM 1150-5.3 all terrain crane as “the jewel in your fleet”
Tadano initiates restructuring
Published on: 12 October, 2020
Protective Shield Proceedings set in motion by Tadano for its German subsidiaries
LaPrairie buys Entrec divisions
Published on: 05 October, 2020
Crane and transport company LaPrairie has acquired two divisions of fellow Canadian business Entrec Corporation.
ESTA Awards and market update video
Published on: 30 September, 2020
Video now available of the full ESTA Awards & Market Update online event held September 24, including the winners of all ten awards
ESTA Awards 2020 winners announced
Published on: 28 September, 2020
Winners of the annual ESTA Awards were announced in the ESTA Awards and Market Webinar event held 24 September
Maxim offer to improve cash flow
Published on: 17 September, 2020
Using cash to buy high interest bonds will give Maxim Crane Works more than $10 million a year to reinvest and grow its crane rental business
Otto Rettenmaier 1926-2020
Published on: 06 August, 2020
Transporter Industry International Group founder Otto Rettenmaier dies at 93
Tower crane collapse in London: updated
Published on: 09 July, 2020
Crane owner issues statement after one person killed and four injured as luffing jib tower crane comes down in London, UK
Modulift and Pewag join forces
Published on: 06 July, 2020
Agreement announced between lifting, rigging, chain and other equipment manufacturers Modulift and Pewag
Elevon opens for wind logistics
Published on: 30 June, 2020
New ALS and Norsea company Elevon dedicated to supporting the wind energy industry in Europe, USA, Asia and further afield
Palfinger forecast in 2020
Published on: 24 June, 2020
Positive result forecast for crane and access equipment manufacturer Palfinger despite Covid-19.
WingMax for the longest blades
Published on: 22 June, 2020
Faymonville‘s new WingMax trailer is designed for the increasingly prevalent wind turbine blades more than 230 feet long
Mammoet on Covid-19 and the way ahead
Published on: 22 June, 2020
Paul van Gelder, Mammoet CEO, discusses the Covid-19 pandemic and the way forward with Alex Dahm, editor of International Cranes and Specialized Transport magazine
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