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Industries News

Current industry news (source: vertikal.net/en)

Current industry news from the world of aerial work platforms

Growth slows at Manitou

18. Oktober 2019 — Telehandler and aerial lift manufacturer Manitou has reported slower third quarter sales growth [...]

Kran & Bühne online

18. Oktober 2019 — The latest digital version of Kran & Bühne magazine is now online and available to download [...]

Fines and criminal investigation for crane incident

18. Oktober 2019 — Three companies have been issued fines for their role in fatal tower crane collapse in Seattle in April [...]

Tadano for Austria

18. Oktober 2019 — Austrian crane rental company Kran Mitterhauser has taken delivery of a 220t Tadano ATF 220G-5 All Terrain crane, with a 400t ATF 400G-6 on order [...]

Liebherr towers for Japan

18. Oktober 2019 — Japanese crane rental company Cranetal Noda has taken delivery of five Liebherr 53 K/J tower cranes [...]

Manitou opens training centre

18. Oktober 2019 — Manitou has opened a new training centre at its location in Ancenis, western France [...]

25 years of Versalift UK

17. Oktober 2019 — Versalift UK has celebrated the 25th anniversary of its incorporation with a special factory event [...]

500t crawler for Avtokran-Tjumen

17. Oktober 2019 — Russian heavy lifting company Avtokran-Tjumen has taken delivery of a 500 tonne Liebherr LR 1500 crawler crane [...]

300t Demag for speedboat company

17. Oktober 2019 — Italian speedboat manufacturer Offshore CN has taken delivery of a 300 tonne Demag AC 300-6 All Terrain crane [...]

Diversified becomes ProLift Rigging

17. Oktober 2019 — US based Diversified Industrial Rigging has changed its name to ProLift Rigging Co. and opened a new branch [...]

Last chance for jobs

16. Oktober 2019 — The latest issue of Cranes & Access will go to print early next week, so if you are looking to recruit then please contact us [...]

Palfinger for Eco-Pan

16. Oktober 2019 — UK ‘concrete washout’ company Eco-Pan has taken delivery of a Mercedes 8x2/4 Arocs 3245 truck with a Palfinger PK 42002 SH High Performance loader crane [...]

A better cribbing block

16. Oktober 2019 — UK based outrigger mat specialist Outriggerpads has launched a new range of composite cribbing and jacking blocks [...]

First French Leo35T plus

16. Oktober 2019 — French rental company Joly Location has taken delivery of a 35 metre Teupen Leo35T plus spider lift, the first in France [...]

Scissor lift fall

16. Oktober 2019 — A man was seriously injured after falling from a platform at a YMCA in Wichita Falls, Texas, yesterday [...]

Growth slows at Haulotte

15. Oktober 2019 — Haulotte has published details of its third quarter revenues showing slower growth than expected [...]

Neotec for Furrer + Frey

15. Oktober 2019 — The German subsidiary of the Swiss overhead line construction company Furrer + Frey has taken delivery of a 53ft Neotec Skyrailer 400 boom lift [...]

New National tractor mount

15. Oktober 2019 — US distributor Western Pacific has taken delivery of the first 27.2 tonne National Crane NBT30H-2 TM tractor mounted boom truck [...]

North American manager for Airpes

15. Oktober 2019 — Spanish lifting equipment manufacturer Airpes has appointed Tad Dunville as general manager, North America [...]

Sunbelt takes King

14. Oktober 2019 — Ashtead’s North American operation, Sunbelt Rentals has acquired aerial lift rental company King Equipment [...]

11 Snorkels for Coalci

14. Oktober 2019 — Spanish rental company Coalci has taken delivery of 10 Snorkel TM12 mast lifts and an S3010P push-around lift [...]

Instant UpRight launch

14. Oktober 2019 — Aluminium tower manufacturer Instant UpRight hosted a launch event for its new facility in Venlo, the Netherlands last week [...]

It was not a crane!

12. Oktober 2019 — A high hire rise building under construction in New Orleans, collapsed this morning, with news services blaming it on a“construction crane” [...]

Mobile self-erector collapse

12. Oktober 2019 — A mobile self-erecting tower crane collapsed onto a new industrial plant in Schramberg-Sulgen, Germany yesterday [...]

New 34m platform from Rosenbauer

11. Oktober 2019 — Fire and recovery vehicle manufacturer Rosenbauer has launched a new version of the B34 truck mounted platform, the B34 2.0 [...]