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Wood transport enters a new dimension with SENNEBOGEN 830 E and trailer

Wood transport enters a new dimension with SENNEBOGEN 830 E and trailer A view over the log yard at Fiberboard in Baruth in the German province of Brandenburg provides optimism for the future. Gigantic proportions, logs as far as the eye can see, and in between them a green material handler steadily doing its rounds. …

Expert engineers work with Liebherr mobile construction cranes to tackle building retrofit

Expert engineers work with Liebherr mobile construction cranes to tackle building retrofit Three Liebherr mobile construction cranes have been in action as part of an administrative building retrofit in Neckarsulm. In addition to several steel elements, a MK 140 hoisted several air conditioning units onto the five-storey building. A MK 88 and a MK 100 …

Large 120 ton telescopic crawler crane ideal for small tunnels in Dubai

Large 120 ton telescopic crawler crane ideal for small tunnels in Dubai Dubai is spreading relentlessly into the arid desert region. The terrain is being developed through micro-tunneling projects that insert pipes in the dry earth – a 120-ton telescopic crawler crane from SENNEBOGEN lifts all of the equipment into the bore shafts. Hosting Expo …

SENNEBOGEN 830E quick change helps dismantle trucks at FW Thomas

SENNEBOGEN 830E quick change helps dismantle trucks at FW Thomas The right tool for every job – that’s what workers dream of. At scrap dealers F.W. Thomas they have been using a multi-functional tool since 2016, namely a SENNEBOGEN 830 E. From the scrap metal shears to the multi-shell grab, the attachments are changed frequently. …

Liebherr Tower Cranes conclude test phase for first high-tensile fibre ropes

Liebherr Tower Cranes conclude test phase for first high-tensile fibre ropes Working with Austrian rope manufacturer, Teufelberger, Liebherr has developed a new type of high-tensile fibre rope for hoisting applications which will increase the lifting capacity. During the development project, more than 100 different fibre rope prototypes, measuring around 70,000 metres in length, were developed. …

ALE expands Mega Jack 300 fleet and capabilities in Europe

ALE expands Mega Jack 300 fleet and capabilities in Europe ALE has expanded its Mega Jack 300 fleet, the next-generation jacking solution, throughout Europe for upcoming civils projects. Launched in 2018, the latest jacking innovation is a compact and versatile system that enables site optimisation and project efficiency. Offering a superior solution to traditional climbing …

SENNEBOGEN telescopic crane continues to impress at Grand Paris Express construction site

SENNEBOGEN telescopic crane continues to impress at Grand Paris Express construction site The Grand Paris Express, a large-scale project to construct a new super metro, is Europe’s largest infrastructure project to date. The SENNEBOGEN 673 E, part of ENCO’s fleet, is being used on the future driverless underground railroad network for the second time already. …

Liebherr showcasing their Construction Equipment at Bauma China 2018

Liebherr showcasing their Construction Equipment at Bauma China 2018 During Bauma China 2018, Liebherr presents a selection of its construction equipment and its component’s product ranges. The Liebherr stands at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) are located outdoors, booth No. B12 and indoors in hall N4, booth No. 524. From November 27-30, Liebherr …

Liebherr tower cranes build Axel Springer’s new building in Berlin

Liebherr tower cranes build Axel Springer’s new building in Berlin Together with its dealership, WASEL GmbH, Liebherr Tower Cranes has provided a full service package for the Axel Springer publishing company for the construction of its modern new building in Berlin. Liebherr tower cranes are building the “New Way of Work” showcase project in Germany …

750th Liebherr mobile construction crane goes to Heros

750th Liebherr mobile construction crane goes to Heros Liebherr has delivered its 750th mobile construction crane to Heros Kraanverhuur B.V. The Belgian-Dutch haulage contractor is a long-term customer of the construction machinery manufacturer and already uses a large number of Liebherr machines for its wide range of services. The landmark crane was handed over at …

11fountains Sperm Whale launched by SENNEBOGEN crawler crane

11fountains Sperm Whale launched by SENNEBOGEN crawler crane A curious sight for onlookers in Harlingen, Friesland, Holland: a 17-ton sperm whale fountain being lowered into the water at Harlingen harbor by a SENNEBOGEN 1100 E. Since the middle of the year, a life-size reproduction of a sperm whale, made from plastic and concrete, located off …

Polar research vessel RRS Sir David Attenborough relied on ALE

Polar research vessel RRS Sir David Attenborough relied on ALE ALE has utilised its experienced team and in-house design expertise to complete the heavylifting activities for the RRS Sir David Attenborough the new polar research vessel for Britain. As part of the primary contractor’s, Cammell Laird, full turnkey ship build of the high-profile polar vessel, …

JCB donates US$250,000 worth of machinery to Indonesian quake

JCB donates US$250,000 worth of machinery to Indonesian quake JCB today announced the donation of $250,000 worth of equipment to the Indonesian Quake and the Island of Sulawesi following the earthquake and tsunami which has killed more than 1,400 people. Two Loadall telescopic handlers complete with powerful grab attachments are on their way to the …

ALE quickly mobilises largest-ever capacity cranes for Karbala Refinery in Iraq

ALE quickly mobilises largest-ever capacity cranes for Karbala Refinery in Iraq ALE has utilised the largest-ever capacity cranes in Iraq while performing the heavy lifting works at the Karbala Refinery Project. The quick mobilisation of the cranes has also enabled ALE to optimise the overall project schedule. As part of a bigger scope involving several …

SENNEBOGEN Crawler Cranes for THIBAULT SA and TBI in Paris

SENNEBOGEN Crawler Cranes for THIBAULT SA and TBI in Paris THIBAULT SA and TBI are two construction companies based in the town of Foucarmont in the Paris region Seine Maritime département run by the family of the same name. The two entities are complementary in their activities and offer their customers a wide range of solutions …

Efficiency and reduced risk using TLG1000 for inaugural bridge installation in Argentina

Efficiency and reduced risk using TLG1000 for inaugural bridge installation in Argentina ALE has demonstrated the TLG1000’s ability to perform high capacity lifts safely and securely during the installation of an elevated viaduct in Argentina. ALE was tasked with installing 538 concrete girders, weighing 230t each, over the San Martin railway in Buenos Aires. 534 …

Success for ALE and Conbit on half-way milestone on world’s largest wind farm

Success for ALE and Conbit on half-way milestone on world’s largest wind farm As part of a collaborative scope for one of the biggest offshore wind farm projects in the world, ALE and their Conbit operation have reached the half-way milestone for the marine transportation, sea-fastening, load-out and ballasting of over 100 transition pieces (TPs) …

KINSHOFER grapples with a new light, compact and flexible shell

KINSHOFER grapples with a new light, compact and flexible shell KINSHOFER, a leading global manufacturer of high-quality excavator and loader crane attachments, offers its D-Series grapples with a new light, compact and flexible shell, ideal for sorting and demolition. The attachments feature 360-degree endless rotation for precise positioning to give construction, demolition and recycling contractors …

ALE uses innovative Mega Jack to install Perth Bridge

ALE uses innovative Mega Jack to install Perth Bridge ALE has used its innovative Mega Jack system to lift both halves of the main arch of Matagarup Bridge in Perth, Australia. ALE executed the complex lifting and installation works for two 400t steel wishbones that form the large central arch of the bridge, with the …

Turf Tyres now available for JLG G5-18A Telehandlers

Turf Tyres now available for JLG G5-18A Telehandlers JLG Industries, a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, has announce the availability of 33″ x 16″ Turf Tyres. These tyres are designed to be turf-friendly and provide excellent traction and floatation with minimal ground disturbance. Turf Tyres will be available as an option …

Ziegler Group focuses on flexible Sawmill and logistics solutions

Ziegler Group focuses on flexible Sawmill and logistics solutions With its headquarters in Bavaria, the Ziegler Group is well established in the timber and sawmill sector, not only because it operates Europe’s largest sawmill, but also because the family-run company repeatedly draws attention with its forward-thinking innovations. These include a state-of-the-art log yard which opened …

JLG Industries introduces Fork-mounted extendable truss attachment

JLG Industries introduces Fork-mounted extendable truss attachment JLG Industries, a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, has announced the availability of the Fork-mounted Extendable Truss. This extendable truss was designed for lifting and placing objects around the job site. The attachment is available for JLG and SkyTrak telehandlers. The attachment is ideal …

Brieda Cabins’ operator stations achieve world-first ISO ergonomic certification

Brieda Cabins’ operator stations achieve world-first ISO ergonomic certification Brieda Cabins, a specialist in ergonomic cabins, control stations and desks for manned and remotely-operated cranes, has achieved a world-first certification to International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and European EN ergonomic standards for its container crane operator solutions. The certification covers the Brieda Dynamic Control Station …

RAM Tubulars orders Hyundai Forklift from new Hyundai distributor Bear Handling

RAM Tubulars orders Hyundai Forklift from new Hyundai distributor Bear Handling Aberdeen based, Bear Handling Ltd specialise in handling equipment across Scotland and the oil & gas industry – the company has recently been appointed as a Hyundai forklift distributor for the region. One of Bear Handling’s largest customers is RAM Tubulars, who is a …

New SENNEBOGEN 624 E taxi duty cycle crane proves its worth in France

New SENNEBOGEN 624 E taxi duty cycle crane proves its worth in France Speyser, a family-run company from Bas-Rhin, France, is widely known in eastern France for its expertise in special large-diameter and deep drilling operations. As a loyal partner of SENNEBOGEN, they reaffirmed their confidence in the machine manufacturer by investing in a completely …

JLG announces 3D BIM compatible models so you can choose the right equipment

JLG announces 3D BIM compatible models so you can choose the right equipment JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, announced today it has launched a BIM library on its website. BIM (building information modelling) is an intelligent 3d model-based process that gives architecture …

SENNEBOGEN compact pick and carry material handler showcased in Westerwald Forest

SENNEBOGEN compact pick & carry material handler showcased in Westerwald Forest “A key piece of equipment in our sawmill and in the log yard,” is the glowing review given by Managing Director Bernd Koch in relation to the green SENNEBOGEN 723 material handler. This machine with a reach of 11 m and a 1.25 m² …

Brieda Cabins launch PEMA Crane Operator Health and Safety paper

Brieda Cabins launch PEMA Crane Operator Health and Safety paper Brieda Cabins, a specialist in ergonomic cabins, control stations and desks for manned and remotely-operated cranes, is pleased to announce the launch of a new information paper on Crane Operator Health & Safety by the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA). Brieda was lead author for …

New Holland to showcase Tractors, Combines, Foragers and Balers at FTMTA

New Holland to showcase Tractors, Combines, Foragers and Balers at FTMTA Visitors to the FTMTA Grass & Muck show in Ireland will be able to see demonstrations of a wide range of New Holland machinery including its latest tractors, foragers and balers as well as a selection of equipment from the agricultural construction range. FR920 …

KINSHOFER Multi-Quick Processors offers versatility and fast Jaw change

KINSHOFER Multi-Quick Processors offers versatility and fast Jaw change KINSHOFER, a leading global manufacturer of high-quality excavator and loader crane attachments, offers its Multi-Quick Processors, featuring best-in-class cycle times, power, jaw change-out times and power-to-weight ratio. The attachments allow demolition and recycling industry contractors to use one attachment with several jaw sets instead of buying …

Volvo introduces the EW240E their strongest and most innovative material handler

Volvo introduces the EW240E their strongest and most innovative material handler Building on its extensive experience, Volvo Construction Equipment has created its strongest and most innovative material handler yet – the EW240E. Specifically designed for the waste and recycling industries, the new EW240E material handler from Volvo Construction Equipment is a powerful and reliable partner …

Manitou Group developing the handling solutions of the future

Manitou Group developing the handling solutions of the future The Manitou Group, the world’s leading builder of rough-terrain handling equipment, will be at this year’s INTERMAT, the international exhibition for construction and infrastructure. To keep pace with a fast-growing sector, the group develops innovative solutions geared towards increasingly optimized total cost of ownership. Two new …

SENNEBOGEN presents their new 355 E Telehandler at IFAT 2018

SENNEBOGEN presents their new 355 E Telehandler at IFAT 2018 SENNEBOGEN will be presenting the completely redeveloped 355 E telehandler to the public for the first time at IFAT 2018. The machine also signals the launch of a new product line called Multi Line. The new model is much more than just a telehandler and …

New SENNEBOGEN 855 E Hybrid material handler is the perfect scrap handler

New SENNEBOGEN 855 E Hybrid material handler is the perfect scrap handler Living up to its reputation as a specialist in demanding material handling applications, SENNEBOGEN will be adding a new variant to its product portfolio in 2018. With its energy recovery system, the new 855 E Hybrid fits seamlessly into place between the existing …

ALE Engineers launch major bridge over highway in Spain

ALE Engineers launch major bridge over highway in Spain ALE has successfully completed a bridge launch in Spain using time and cost-effective methodology. The steel arch bridge, weighing 2,100 tonnes and measuring 200 metres long, was launched over the Júcar River in Cullera by ALE using SPMTS instead of traditional methods to avoid costly reinforcements. …

ALE bespoke lifting system saves time and money on Thames Tideway Project

ALE bespoke lifting system saves time and money on Thames Tideway Project ALE has completed the second phase of work on the Thames Tideway project in London, UK with the use of a time and cost-saving lifting system. The work was completed on behalf of FLO – the joint venture, comprised of Ferrovial Agroman and …

SENNEBOGEN telescopic crane to the rescue of derailed train in Switzerland

SENNEBOGEN telescopic crane to the rescue of derailed train in Switzerland In early January, winter storm Eleanor battered the village of Lenk in Switzerland, pushing a 19-tonne Montreux Oberland Bernois Railway (MOB) vehicle off its rails in the process. But now, the vehicle is back in action. It was a SENNEBOGEN 673 E crane that …

SENNEBOGEN material handler feeds LZR concrete plant in Bavaria

SENNEBOGEN material handler feeds LZR concrete plant in Bavaria The founding of sand and gravel excavating company “Lenz & Co” in 1906 laid the cornerstone for today’s LZR – Lenz Ziegler Reifenscheid GmbH in Kitzingen, Bavaria. Today, the family-owned company not only supplies ready-mixed concrete, but is also active in demolition and waste disposal. Since …

KINSHOFER’s X-LOCK Coupler provides fast and safe attachment exchanges

KINSHOFER’s X-LOCK Coupler provides fast and safe attachment exchanges KINSHOFER, one of the world’s leading sources of high-quality excavator and loader crane attachments, offers the X-LOCK Coupler, a safe and quick solution for exchanging excavator attachments on the jobsite. The tool allows the operator to exchange attachments safely from within the cab and features a …

SENNEBOGEN 870 E the perfect pipe handler for Mülheim Pipecoatings

SENNEBOGEN 870 E the perfect pipe handler for Mülheim Pipecoatings A total of seven SENNEBOGEN 870 material handlers are now successfully in operation as specialist equipment for pipe handling at the company Mülheim Pipecoatings. Every day the material handlers move hundreds of pipes up to 18 m (approx. 59 feet) in length and up to …

Skyjack launches the Elevate solution to disrupt Telematics

Skyjack launches the Elevate solution to disrupt Telematics Skyjack is disrupting the telematics industry with its newest service: Elevate, a fully customized solution designed specifically for off-highway rental fleets. Launched at The 2018 Rental Show, Skyjack’s Elevate solution leaves behind the legacy of on-road telematics and breaks down the barriers to adoption, by providing our …

Skyjack launches mobile game to reinforce load capacity guidelines

Skyjack launches mobile game to reinforce load capacity guidelines Skyjack is leveraging gaming technology to educate and raise awareness around load capacity and safety with their first mobile game, CAPACITIES. Launching February 20th, the game combines interactive fun that requires players to divert falling balls from overloading Skyjack mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs). ““We hope …

New JLG 400SC Crawler Boom Lift showcased at The Rental Show

New JLG 400SC Crawler Boom Lift showcased at The Rental Show JLG Industries, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, is showcasing the new JLG 400SC Crawler boom lift at booth #4413 during The Rental Show 2018. This 40-foot lift features tracks instead of conventional wheels for use on various terrain. …

JLG Industries launches digital resource centre DIRECTACCESS

JLG Industries launches digital resource centre DIRECTACCESS JLG Industries, a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, today launched JLG® DirectAccess. Accessible at www.jlg.com/en/direct-access, this new digital property is designed to provide equipment owners and operators with a wide-range of information to help them better understand their access equipment, the industry, its regulations …

JLG hosts QA on changing ANSI Standards at the Rental Show

JLG hosts QA on changing ANSI Standards at the Rental Show JLG Industries and a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, will host a series of live question-and-answer sessions on changes to standards issued by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) at The Rental Show 2018. …

S-60 stiffleg derrick is the number one choice for bridge elevation project

S-60 stiffleg derrick is the number one choice for bridge elevation project The American model S-60 stiffleg derrick may be an old boy in the lifting world, but it can still out-perform many newer crane models. The unit, supplied by industrial equipment sales and rental company, F&M Mafco, is unloading pre-cast concrete bridge segments from …

SENNEBOGEN 825 handles long-range timber handling with comfort at Holzwerk Obermeier

SENNEBOGEN 825 handles long-range timber handling with comfort at Holzwerk Obermeier ‘We need a material handler!’  has long been something that they’ve agreed about at the Holzwerk Obermeier timber yard in Schwindegg, Upper Bavaria. But a lot of thought had to be put into what the optimum solution for the wide range of tasks was. A …

Skyjack showcases new technology and unveils new products at The Rental Show

Skyjack showcases new technology and unveils new products at The Rental Show Skyjack is hosting a press conference at the largest equipment rental show in North America. The Rental Show takes place February 18-21 in New Orleans Louisiana, and will house products and services from over 700 manufacturers and suppliers of rental equipment. Skyjack will …

New SENNEBOGEN 70 tonne crane offers maximum versatility

New SENNEBOGEN 70 tonne crane offers maximum versatility With 65 years of experience in the design and construction of cranes, SENNEBOGEN machines have been winning over customers all over the world for decades. The duty cycle cranes are designed specifically for the highest requirements of heavy-duty use. The SENNEBOGEN 670 in the E-series is a …

SENNEBOGEN 673 R-HD E-series updated with the successful 70 tonne telescopic crane

SENNEBOGEN 673 R-HD E-series updated with the successful 70 tonne telescopic crane The SENNEBOGEN 673 R-HD crane has been a favorite among customers all over the world for five years. Now the company is launching an updated model with new features that really make a difference. Because there is always room for improvement. For more …

SENNEBOGEN debuts 817 E compact material handler for the waste industry

SENNEBOGEN debuts 817 E compact material handler for the waste industry Developed specifically for the needs of the recycling and waste industry, the 817 E-series is SENNEBOGEN’s smallest material handler to date. The first machines are now proving successful in applications in the field, testament to the merits of the particularly compact and agile design …

SMT Africa supplies Sennebogen Green Line to Northern, Western and Central Africa

SMT Africa supplies Sennebogen Green Line to Northern, Western and Central Africa SMT Africa signed a dealership agreement with Sennebogen to cover Northern, Western and Central Africa. The deal, signed at the end of 2017, sees SMT Africa supply Sennebogen Green Line material handling equipment for applications including Port, Recycling and Mining. Sennebogen, one of …

A grab is so much more than just an appendage

A grab is so much more than just an appendage Performance – carrying out a defined task in a specific amount of time. Whether you are at work, at home or on the sports field, there are always two ways of optimizing performance: Get faster, or work more efficiently with optimized components. Just as, in …

Hinowa Lightlift tracked aerial platform wins Intermat Innovation Award

Hinowa Lightlift tracked aerial platform wins Intermat Innovation Award Hinowa, manufacturer of tracked aerial platforms, tracked minidumpers, tracked forklifts and undercarriages with a 30 years experience is amongst the winners of the Intermat Innovation Awards 2018 for their new tracked aerial platform Lightlift 33.17 Performance IIIS, in the category of lifting, handling and transportation. A …

Hyundai’s compact 160D-9L heavy forklift perfect for heavy duty applications

Hyundai’s compact 160D-9L heavy forklift perfect for heavy duty applications Hyundai Construction Equipment newest all-round heavy-duty diesel forklift – the compact but powerful 160D-9L, fills the gap between the 160D-9 and 180D-9 and offers an increased load capacity, extra safety, cost-effectiveness and operator comfort. The new 160D-9L has a lift capacity of 16000 kg’s (16 …

Spanish scrap recycler relies on versatile SENNEBOGEN Material Handlers

Spanish scrap recycler relies on versatile SENNEBOGEN Material Handlers As a family enterprise, the Spanish scrap metal recycling company Toferla S.L. has been growing steadily since 1953 by buying and selling scrap and metal. For their material handling, the company utilizes two SENNEBOGEN 825. During the founding period of the company, scrap had to be …

Zlompol celebrates 25th birthday with a SENNEBOGEN material handler

Zlompol celebrates 25th birthday with a SENNEBOGEN material handler Zlompol Sp.J., based in Tarczyn in Poland, has been handling scrap for 25 years. The company started off using classic earthwork diggers, moved on to material handlers, and is now using a modern SENNEBOGEN 8100 EQ balance material handler. The balanced machine with a reach of …

Liebherr LTM 1090-4.2 mobile crane a first for BMS

Liebherr LTM 1090-4.2 mobile crane a first for BMS Danish crane and heavy haulage contractor BMS took delivery of the very first LTM 1090-4.2 in mid-December 2017. Liebherr first unveiled the 90-tonne crane in March of the same year at the Conexpo in Las Vegas. The new 4-axle crane is extremely flexible since it can …

Hitachi Sumitomo SCX800A-3 crawler crane allows extra flexibility for BRUN

Hitachi Sumitomo SCX800A-3 crawler crane allows extra flexibility for BRUN A Swiss contractor, GEBR BRUN AG, has invested in a new Hitachi Sumitomo SCX800A-3 to replace one of its existing crawler cranes. With a KH180-3 now being superseded by the latest model, the company’s fleet will remain at five with three other KH180-3s and one …

JLG to feature 1644 high capacity Telehandler at World of Concrete

JLG to feature 1644 high capacity Telehandler at World of Concrete JLG Industries will bring the newest addition to its line of high capacity telehandlers—the JLG® 1644—to booth #C7264 at World of Concrete January 23-26 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The booth will also feature the SkyTrak 8042 telehandler and the JLG 400S telescopic …

Mikron Hidrolik lifts Turkey into the future

Mikron Hidrolik lifts Turkey into the future Mikron Hidrolik is a fast-growing Turkish company that manufactures mobile cranes and materials handling equipment. The company began operations in the 1990s repairing upper structures and material handling equipment from a small workshop. Within a couple of years, they expanded into manufacturing light mobile cranes. In the year …

KINSHOFER introduces new series of Hydraulic Mobile Shear

KINSHOFER introduces new series of Hydraulic Mobile Shear KINSHOFER, one of the world’s leading sources of high-quality excavator and loader crane attachments, introduces the DXS Series of hydraulic mobile excavator shear. The line features industry-leading in its size class power-to-weight ratios, jaw opening sizes, cycle times and hydraulic efficiency. The attachment series, which debuts with …

250th Liebherr MK 88 mobile construction crane goes to BKV

250th Liebherr MK 88 mobile construction crane goes to BKV Liebherr has supplied the 250th MK 88 to Barneveldse Kraanverhuur (BKV). The Dutch crane contractor is a long-term customer of the construction machine manufacturer and already uses a large number of Liebherr machines for its wide range of work. The handover of the landmark crane …

Liebherr luffing jib cranes support Bangkok new Three Neighbourhood development

Liebherr luffing jib cranes support Bangkok new Three Neighbourhood development Thai Obayashi is using two Liebherr 160 HC-L cranes and a Liebherr 125 HC-L to construct the Samyan Mitrtown project, near the soon to be opened MRT subway extension. Main contractor Thai Obayashi Corp is using three Liebherr luffing jib tower cranes for the construction …

JLG Telehandlers and smartload technology capture RER Innovative Product Awards

JLG Telehandlers and smartload technology capture RER Innovative Product Awards JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, earned top honors in two categories of Rental Equipment Register’s (RER) annual Innovative Product Award competition. The JLG® 1644 and 1732 high capacity telehandlers placed first in …

Liebherr NC-B top-slewing cranes swing into action

Liebherr NC-B top-slewing cranes swing into action After the launch of the NC-B series last year, the cranes are already working on several construction sites. The smaller one of them is the Balewadi Techpark in Pune, India. The larger one is the NC-B 9-62 that will be exhibit at the booth OD 50 at Excon …

Liebherr MK 88 Plus mobile construction crane works day and night

Liebherr MK 88 Plus mobile construction crane works day and night Hoisting bridge elements through two overhead cables was the most difficult part of the job. A Liebherr MK 88 Plus mobile construction crane dismantled a cable bridge at night. The job was completed within a few hours thanks to the lighting concept of Liebherr …

Manitou scoops the Étoile du Design Made in France prize

Manitou scoops the Étoile du Design Made in France prize The Manitou group, the global leader in all-terrain handling, has won the “Étoile du Design Made In France” prize at the Étoiles du Design ceremony held at the Pompidou Centre in Paris. Awarded by APCI (Agency for the Promotion of Industrial Creation), this prize recognizes …

Cat GSV-Series Grapples feature design refinements to increase performance and durability

Cat GSV-Series Grapples feature design refinements to increase performance and durability The new Cat® GSV520 and GSV520 GC orange-peel grapples, designed with features to enhance strength, reliability, and durability, incorporate new easy-loading tines and vertical cylinders that create a profile to facilitate greater material swing and more efficient bulk-material handling. The new grapples, purpose-built for …

New Cat wheeled Material Handlers get application-specific design

New Cat wheeled Material Handlers get application-specific design The new range of Cat® wheel material handlers (MH3022, MH3024, MH3026) maintains the Caterpillar purpose-built philosophy for these machines, while reflecting engineering refinements that tailor them more precisely to specific industrial applications. Further improvements for these 2018 models include features that support rapid return-on-investment and enhance overall …

Liebherr wins two design awards for their earthmoving machines

Liebherr wins two design awards for their earthmoving machines Liebherr has received the 2018 German Design Award in the “Excellent Product Design” category for its T46-7 telescopic handler and its XPower® L 550 to L 586 wheel loaders. The expert judges were impressed by the optimal visibility and the dynamic appearance of the telescopic handler, …

Trio of Liebherr mobile cranes scales mountains to erect wind turbines

Trio of Liebherr mobile cranes scales mountains to erect wind turbines Austrian crane and heavy haulage contractor Felbermayr has erected a wind farm on a range of medium-height mountains in Styria. The 13 turbines made by Enercon were completed over the summer months. Transporting the turbine components to the site at an altitude of 1700 …

JCB celebrates 40 years of Loadall Telescopic Handler production

JCB celebrates 40 years of Loadall Telescopic Handler production JCB is celebrating a major milestone in its long record of innovative machine design – the 40th anniversary of the Loadall telescopic handler. First launched on October 20th 1977 the machine mechanised lifting and loading tasks on building sites more usually carried out by a small …

Three’s not necessarily a crowd at Collier Quarrying & Recycling

Three’s not necessarily a crowd at Collier Quarrying & Recycling Another Volvo L220H loading shovel has been delivered to Collier Quarrying & Recycling, a division of the Collier Group, located at Cowdenbeath in Fife, and takes up re-handling duties at the company’s Goat Hill Quarry along with two L220H’s that were delivered at the end …

JCB Hydradig versatility fits the bill at Hadley Recycling

JCB Hydradig versatility fits the bill at Hadley Recycling Hadley Recycling and Waste Management seeks to divert as much waste from landfill and into recycling and renewable energy as possible. At its busy transfer station, located just outside Theale in Berkshire, the company processes each week approximately 1,000 tonnes of mixed waste including mixed construction …

SENNEBOGEN celebrates 65 years of growth 

SENNEBOGEN celebrates 65 years of growth In 1952, company founder Erich Sennebogen Sr. put his heart and soul into founding a company that, today, could not be more innovative, more international, or more interesting. 65 years later, the company has an impressive employee headcount and the production facilities have also grown considerably. In 2017, SENNEBOGEN …

ALE’s largest and smallest cranes operate in London at the same time

ALE’s largest and smallest cranes operate in London at the same time As part of ALE’s largest crane fleet, the AL.SK190 was working for specialist contractor Keltbray on the Earls Court project, whilst the company’s most compact crane, the Lightweight Service Crane, was working in Stratford to lift building maintenance unit (BMU) components. The AL.SK190 …

ALE completes concrete Aqueduct launch in Córdoba, Argentina

ALE completes concrete Aqueduct launch in Córdoba, Argentina ALE has successfully completed the incremental launch of a concrete aqueduct of 11,200t in the Province of Córdoba, Argentina. ALE started launching the aqueduct, comprised of 44 voussoir sections, in August 2015 reaching a total length of 1,100m and was completed in a period of eight months. …

JCB Loadalls under Starter’s Orders for British Grand Prix role at Silverstone

JCB Loadalls under Starter’s Orders for British Grand Prix role at Silverstone A fleet of JCB machines is under starter’s orders to take on a starring role at the British Grand Prix. Fourteen JCB Loadall telescopic handlers left the JCB World HQ in Rocester, Staffordshire, this morning on trucks bound for Silverstone in Northampton ahead …

Berger Grundbautechnik relies on two SENNEBOGEN cranes to dig diaphragm walls on German Motorway project

Berger Grundbautechnik relies on two SENNEBOGEN cranes to dig diaphragm walls on German Motorway project Berger Grundbautechnik GmbH is using two SENNEBOGEN duty cycle cranes simultaneously in Berlin. Within the framework of the preparatory works for the planned BAB 100 motorway, a SENNEBOGEN 690 HD and 6130 HD duty cycle crane are digging diaphragm walls …

SENNEBOGEN expands into rental market with launch of SENNEBOGEN Vertriebs GmbH & Co KG

SENNEBOGEN expands into rental market with launch of SENNEBOGEN Vertriebs GmbH & Co KG SENNEBOGEN Rental & Used offers its customers an interesting portfolio of material handlers and cranes with its extensive rental park and attractive range of used machines. The company thus supports customers and distributors by providing machines at short notice for bridging …

Van Dalen Metals Recycling upgrades with SENNEBOGEN equipment and technology

Van Dalen Metals Recycling upgrades with SENNEBOGEN equipment and technology The Dutch scrap recycling company Van Dalen Metals Recycling & Trading in Moerdijk has been using two new SENNEBOGEN 835 Mobile material handlers since early 2016. The family-owned enterprise founded in 1947 now operates eight locations in the Netherlands and Great Britain, where they process …

Manitou unveils two new rotating telehandlers, the MRT 3050 and MRT 2470

Manitou unveils two new rotating telehandlers, the MRT 3050 and MRT 2470 The Manitou group introduced its new rotating telehandlers, the MRT 3050 and MRT 2470, at a relatively unexpected presentation. In front of an audience of 200 people gathered at the Group’s headquarters, the marketing teams gave a presentation that was broadcast on all …

New John Deere severe duty forklifts tackle heavy lifting

New John Deere severe duty forklifts tackle heavy lifting Pallet forks are staple attachments when it comes to getting more versatility and productivity from compact equipment, and now, John Deere has an option for material-handling jobs of every scale with the new severe-duty pallet forks, the latest additions to the ever-expanding line up of Worksite …

SENNEBOGEN 30 ton telescopic crawler crane extends its reach

SENNEBOGEN 30 ton telescopic crawler crane extends its reach 30-ton load capacity, and tried and tested full-power boom: the new SENNEBOGEN 633 telescopic crawler crane expands the product range with a further pick & carry crane. Alongside its small storage space, the new addition also meets customer requests for higher maneuverability and efficiency with the …

Manitou acquires Terex Equipment, buying its way into the India marketplace

Manitou acquires Terex Equipment, buying its way into the India marketplace The Manitou group, world-leader in all-terrain equipment and material-handlers has finalized the acquisition of Terex Equipment Private Limited (TEPL) in India. Founded in 2003, Terex Equipment is well known for the design, manufacture and distribution of construction equipment, mostly backhoe loaders and skid steer loaders and had a 30 …

SENNEBOGEN to feature timber handling solutions at the world’s largest forestry fair in Sweden

SENNEBOGEN to feature timber handling solutions at the world’s largest forestry fair in Sweden The world’s largest forestry trade fair, Elmia Wood will open its doors from 7 to 10 June 2017. Every four years, the demo fair attracts guests from all over the world to Sweden. SENNEBOGEN, together with the Swedish sales and service partner …

Everything else is just old scrap! Modern recycling with electric drive always in balance

Everything else is just old scrap! Modern recycling with electric drive always in balance At their Espenhain site Scholz Recycling GmbH & Co KG recently introduced a SENNEBOGEN 8130 EQ in scrap recycling. The responsible people are impressed by the balance principle and are counting on the most modern technology for effective material handling for the …

SENNEBOGEN announce their smallest Crawler Crane, the 50 ton 1100 E

SENNEBOGEN announce their smallest Crawler Crane, the 50 ton 1100 E With a 50-ton load capacity the SENNEBOGEN expand its Crawler Crane product range with a further robust lattice boom crane. Crawler cranes are always required for heavy lifting work, large assembly work during building construction, or in the construction of wind turbines. Every building site …

 Sennebogen 825 E-Series Material Handler scores high marks in Germany

 Sennebogen 825 E-Series Material Handler scores high marks in Germany The new 825 E material handler complements the Sennebogen product family as a new standard machine for multiple uses. One of the first machines of the new E-Series was scrutinized in February in Regensburg, Germany by RVR – Rohstoffverwertung Regensburg GmbH. At first glance, the “rookie” is …

Sennebogen announces new dealerships in Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina

Sennebogen announces new dealerships in Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina Starting with April 1st 2017, Sennebogen is further strengthening its sales and service network in Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina by appointing Ascendum Hrvatska d.o.o. and JasminM d.o.o. as dealers for GreenLine material handling machines. Ascendum gradevinski strojevi Hrvatska d.o.o. and Jasmin M d.o.o. will be the contact partners …

Altec announces two new tank-track mounted Cranes for off-road lifting work

Altec announces two new tank-track mounted Cranes for off-road lifting work The new Altec AC40-152S and AC45-127S cranes deliver the superior performance of their chassis-mounted variants, but now paired with a tank-track machine base to allow customers to access hard-to-reach jobsites. The new Prinoth T22 tracked base has many great features like the Tier 4 Final engine and straight-frame style …

Sennebogen telescopic crane simplifies buoy maintenance in Germany

Sennebogen telescopic crane simplifies buoy maintenance in Germany The Tönning Water and Shipping Authority ensures safety on the North Sea waterways along the western coast of northern Germany. This also includes maintaining the navigation aids that mark the shipping lanes in the water in the form of conical, jade, or spar buoys and weigh up to …

Manitou Group recognized at the “Grands Prix de l’Export” awards ceremony in France

Manitou Group recognized at the “Grands Prix de l’Export” awards ceremony in France The Manitou Group, global market leader in all-terrain handling equipment, has been awarded the “Pépite à l’Export” prize at the “Grands Prix de l’Export” awards ceremony organized by BFM Business. This third edition recognizes the most ambitious companies, which went the farthest in …

The second-hand machine website used.manitou.com is moving up a gear

The second-hand machine website used.manitou.com is moving up a gear More user-friendly Facilitated adverts publication Booming second-hand market The world leader in all-terrain handling, the Manitou group is rolling out a new version of its website used.manitou.com. A marketplace for used handling machines, the website has a new layout for a more intuitive browsing experience …

Sennebogen introduces 9300 E port mobile crane

Sennebogen introduces 9300 E port mobile crane With the new port mobile crane from the Straubing crane manufacturer, port operators are given a new, high-quality alternative for container handling on the market. Similarly, the mobile port crane shall present an interesting solution for all ports which handle mass or general goods with ships up to …

JCB Apprentices build one-of-a-kind Loadall to mark National Apprentice Week

JCB Apprentices build one-of-a-kind Loadall to mark National Apprentice Week A JCB Loadall telescopic handler built entirely by the company’s 68 apprentices is going on show to celebrate national training opportunities for young people. The stylish machine was unveiled in the visitor centre at the JCB World HQ during National Apprenticeship Week. Learners from JCB sites …

Sennebogen 718 Material Handler cleaning up Germany’s Autobahn

Sennebogen 718 Material Handler cleaning up Germany’s Autobahn Hälbich Dienstleistungs GmbH from the county of Rosenheim in Germany provides its clients a variety of services centred around wood and nature. What these services actually provide is exhibited by a new E-series Sennebogen 718 clearing the embankments along autobahn A8. The A8, the autobahn from Munich to …

Electric Sennebogen material handlers a big hit at Biewer Industrie in Germany

Sennebogen electric material handlers a big hit at Biewer Industrie Recycling in Germany Biewer Industrie GmbH based in Hilden, Germany, lives by their motto “Our life is aluminium” as they take care of the recycling and treatment of waste metal. Central to this process are two new Sennebogen 818 electric material handlers which sort and load the materials and supply the processing facilities. …

Thomas Armstrong invests in sturdy design and technology from Sennebogen

Thomas Armstrong Aggregates invests in sturdy design and reliable technology from Sennebogen Gravel extraction with Sennebogen 655 duty cycle crane. In 2016, AGD Equipment, a UK sales and service partner for Sennebogen Maschinenfabrik GmbH, delivered a Sennebogen 655 dragline excavator to Thomas Armstrong Aggregates Ltd. Fitted with a 27-metre boom and two powerful 160 kilonewton …

Britain’s leading hire company buys 160 JCB telescopic handlers

JCB Loadall milestone starts year on a high with a massive order JCB has kicked off 2017 with a bang as it celebrates not just 40 years of telescopic handler production, but a massive order from one of the industry’s most prominent users of the machines. Nixon Hire is buying more than 160 market-leading Loadall telescopic handlers …

Sennebogen announce 860 E-Series Material Handlers for scrap handling and ports

Sennebogen announce energy efficient 860 E-Series Material Handlers for scrap handling and ports With the change over to the current E-series, the proven concept of the Sennebogen 860 is transferred to a new generation. Thanks to the innovative Sennebogen Green Hybrid energy recovery system, the new material handlers for port use and the sophisticated handling of scrap …

Sennebogen 640 Crane proves valuable in St. Petersburg

Close quarters make the SENNEBOGEN 640 duty cycle crane ideal for the public works in St. Petersburg VodoKanalStroy is the name of the public corporation that provides water and sewer services to the millions of residents of St. Petersburg. The corporation has several SENNEBOGEN machines in use for the wide range of public works and sewer …

US Army awards JCB with a US$142 Million order for 1,600 forklifts

The US Army has placed a $142 Million order for more than 1,600 light-capability rough terrain forklifts for deployment on tasks around the world. Duties will include loading and unloading aircraft and shipping containers. The new 527-58M forklift is engineered from JCB’s range of commercial Loadall telescopic handlers. Chief executive Graeme Macdonald said, “This order …

How China is building its bridges

How China is building its bridges China’s heavy machinery industry is progressing in leaps and bounds as this video shows. The 580 tonne SLJ900/32 is 91.8 metres long, 7.4 metres wide and 9 meter’s tall. Watch the video to see how the self contained machine spans the supports and places its cargo with precision.