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Grove GMK6300 at work on German silo demolition
A Grove all terrain crane helped with the demolition of six silos at a site in Germany
Safety expansion in Spain
French tower crane safety device manufacturer AGS has set up AGS BTP Iberica division. The company has had a presence in Spain for a number of years through a distributor
A very green haul
How do you move a 150-year-old, 448-ton oak tree? Very carefully. ACT reports
Challenging hangar demolition
On a tight schedule and with planes landing and taking off around the clock, Able Rigging crews demolished two hangars at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York.
Lifting people is the subject of new guidelines
Represented by the FEM, crane manufacturers have set out their position on using their products to lift people.
Wooden windmill works for BKF
An historic windmill in the Netherlands recently benefited from intervention by modern equipment from crane rental house BKF
Rosyth goliath crane testing
The new 1,000 tonne capacity gantry crane at the Rosyth Dockyard in Scotland, UK, has been assembled and is undergoing load testing prior to starting work in September
Dam towers
A trio of Potain tower cranes are being used on a hydroelectric dam expansion project in the USA
Maxikraft Terex CC 6800 goes offshore
A series of unique challenges had to be overcome when crane and transport operator Maxikraft removed the rotor and nacelle of a 5 MW wind turbine at a height of 90 metres - offshore
Deman in demand at Belgium port
Nova & Hesse-Noord Natie Stevedoring (NHS) installed two Deman electric overhead travelling (EOT) cranes in its new Antwerp, Belgium warehouse
Desert delivery
Turkish haulage operator Çaba transported a 600 tonne amine absorber unit 1,300 km across the Karakum desert in Turkmenistan to a flue gas desulphurisation plant
Tall order for Essex
A barge-mounted Manitowoc 888 Ringer crawler crane, belonging to Essex Crane Rental Corp., helped replace a navigational lock gate at the John Day Dam on the Columbia River, USA
Dam supports
Ten Manitowoc cranes are working on the construction of a remote dam in South Africa. The De Hoop ('The Hope') Dam will be 81 m tall and stretch more than 1 km over the Steelpoort River in Limpopo, South Africa
Gastel Żurawie in tandem bunker lift
An historic military bunker had to be moved in Poland to make way for a new road. Crane rental company Gastel Żurawie met the challenge using a pair of lattice boom crawler cranes
Liebherr combination serves US port
A pedestal mounted Liebherr LR 1280 is providing increased capacity at the Port of Natchez, near the city of New Orleans, USA
Comansa takes the high road
Linden Comansa is helping to construct the Mexico Tuxpan highway which will link the country's capital city with the coast town of Tuxpan, in the Gulf of Mexico
Sea & Shore provides coastal care
Sea & Shore Projects used a Liebherr crawler crane to carry out coastal protection work in the harbour of Tristan da Cunha Island in the south Atlantic Ocean
Military support from Potain
Twelve Potain self erecting tower cranes and Grove all terrain cranes shared the majority of lifting work on a €50 million (US$70 million) redevelopment of a remote military training base in Bulgaria
Liebherrs go to work in Seattle
Four Liebherr duty cycle crawler cranes, type HS 895 HD, HS 885 HD and two HS 855 HD with hydrofraise, are hard at work in Seattle on Contract U220.
Presidential appointment for GGR
GGR group helped install a luxury swimming pool for the president of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sheikh Khalifa in the Empty Quarter desert
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