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High-rise construction - reaching for the sky
The cutting edge of construction equipment technology is speeding up high-rise construction, making taller and taller buildings viable.
Deadline extended to enter Tower Crane Index 2015
It’s that time of year to submit information for International Cranes and Specialized Transport magazine’s listing of the world’s largest tower crane-owning companies
Feature: Foundation construciton innovation
Constructing foundations can be technically challenging, but the pressure on time and costs remains for contractors. The latest equipment on the market attempts to address these issues, and a key focus is reducing fuel costs. Chris Sleight reports.
Feature: Cranes
Crane manufacturers have faced some tough times over the last year, but the new models keep coming, as do innovations to increase capacities and make cranes easier to use on site.
New counterfeit warning from Terex
Terex Cranes has issued a new warning about counterfeit versions of Terex crawler crane models, this time originating from South Korea
Manitowoc unveils flat top tower cranes for India
New 5 tonne capacity model will address the biggest market segment, while 10 tonne unit will target heavier duty high-rise construction work
Schwing Stetter enters Indian tower crane market
bC India exhibition sees launch of 5 tonne capacity model in partnership with parent company XCMG
Liebherr to build on Indian tower crane success
New tower crane model under development in Pune following introduction of 85 EC-B 5i flat-top in 2012
Liebherr supplies tower cranes to Kingdom Tower
World’s first 1,000 m tower to be built with the help of four HC-L luffing cranes
Liebherr’s heavy equipment focus
Large excavators, and loaders will be shown alongside a 300 tonne capacity all-terrain crane
New cranes from Sany
Latest products include the 600 tonne capacity SAC6000 all-terrain crane for wind farm work
New flat-top Potain tower cranes
Manitowoc will launch two new Potain flat top tower cranes at Bauma China
Caterpillar confirms its "de-tiering" strategy
Plans will enable Tier 4 interim machines to operate effectively in lesser-regulated areas of the world
IronPlanet launches online government surplus marketplace
GovPlanet is new platform for buying and selling used government assets including trucks, trailers, generators, wheeled loaders, cranes and dozers
High-rise construction
As the world’s 100th super-tall building tops out, suppliers to the high-rise construction sector are raising their game to ensure their technology keeps up with ambition.
Kobelco equipment revenues up +14%
Steady increase in excavator sales – including in China – while crawler crane revenues were up +47% compared to a year ago.
XCMG opens Brazilian factory
First factory outside China for equipment giant will make earthmoving equipment and cranes for the Brazilian and wider Latin American markets.
Changing cranes
Big is still beautiful in the heavy lift end of the cranes sector, but further down the weight categories there is a move towards more economical solutions as well as new types of lifting equipment.
Zoomlion’s product showcase
Manufacturer claims it will have over 10 new and improved products on its stand
High rise construction - the rise of the super skyscraper
Stronger, faster and more light-weight equipment is increasing efficiency in the high-rise construction sector, allowing developers to reach for the skies.
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