International Cranes and Specialized Transport - February 2016
Several types of wheeled mobile crane, all with telescopic booms, are competing for buyers in the capacity range between about 25 and 60
tonnes. It is a market sector in transition. Ian Vallely reports.
More than half a million visitors are expected to descend on Munich, Germany, in April for the giant Bauma construction equipment exhibition.
IC presents its initial preview of the show.
After 23 years at Terex, Ron DeFeo is stepping down as chairman and CEO, making way for John Garrison, former Bell Helicopter CEO. DeFeo
talked to Mike Hayes, editor of IC sister magazine International Construction, about the company’s past, present and future.
SITE REPORT: BELGIUM
Heavy lift and specialized transport company ALE helped increase the height and alter the track centre distance of four container cranes at the Port of Antwerp in Belgium. IC reports.
Two major issues are having a profound impact on industrial crane technology in sectors such as manufacturing, mining and power generation. IC investigates.
TRANSPORTATION EVENT PREVIEW
What to see at the SC&RA Specialized Transportation Symposium in March and why it has become a “must-attend” event for those in the specialized transport industry. Mike Chalmers reports.
SITE REPORT: EGYPT
A 1,220 tonne refinery vessel was one of many loads transported through Egypt on a 247 km road trip that was a record for Mammoet using self propelled modular transporter. IC reports.