International Cranes and Specialized Transport - January 2013

TNT acquires Southway Crane & Rigging, Ainscough sold, Sany launches 550 ton crawler crane, Manitowoc on coal power station, Record for XCMG’s 4,000 ton class crawler, IC welcomes new assistant editor.

China Report
While China has seen a huge fall in crane sales, new product development has continued at an astonishing rate and GDP growth is still around 7%. Alex Dahm reports.

Site Report
Four Linden Comansa tower cranes are helping to renovate the Jornalista Mário Filho stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in time for the FIFA World Cup 2014 and the 2016 Olympic Games. IC reports.

Crane Rental Survey
The annual IC crane rental survey aims to provide a clear and comprehensive picture of what’s been happening in the global market over the last 12 months. It also offers insight into what may happen next in the crane rental market. IC reports.

Specialized Transport
A roundup of news from the sector.

Training and Certification
Road transport firms need well-trained drivers to run their fleets. As Tim Maughan finds, training and licence processes differ greatly, in different parts of the world.

Wire Rope
You may know the importance of fleet angles, but do you know the best ways to correct them? Cris Seidenather, managing director of Lebus International Engineers, explains how.

BC India Preview
The second BC India construction equipment show runs from 5 to 8 February 2013 at the Bandra Kurla Complex in Mumbai. This year, with more exhibitors and visitors, the show promises to be bigger and better than before. IC reports.

Int. Cranes and Specialized Transp January 2013 Articles