International Cranes and Specialized Transport - July 2013
CECE calls for standard tower crane licence, Manitowoc files complaint with ITC against Sany, Liebherr invests US$66 million in Killarney, Terex lowers profit forecast on softening demand, SPMT milestone for Kamag and Sarens.
June saw the global stock markets come off the boil, but the prospect of a credit crunch in China sent IC’s Share Index into a nose-dive. Chris Sleight reports.
ALL TERRAIN CRANES
Using one engine instead of two is a growing trend in all terrain cranes. Laura Hatton finds out more about this and other AT developments.
Demand and potential in Latin America has encouraged investment from manufacturers and service providers. Laura Hatton reports.
SPECIALIZED TRANSPORT NEWS
A roundup of news from the sector.
Austria-based specialized transport and lifting company Felbermayr used a specially adapted vessel to transport a 294 tonne generator from Austria to Hungary. IC reports.
An introduction to a new series of practical how-to articles that will appear regularly in IC.
Expansion and development projects throughout the energy sector are having a positive impact on crane manufactures and rental companies alike. Laura Hatton reports.
Wind turbine erection at the Hyndburn wind farm in the UK was a challenge met by the team at Dan McNally Limited. David Weston reports.
Affordability and ease of transport are just some factors influencing the use of gantry cranes. Laura Hatton reports.
An impressive turnout for the second Cranes and Transport Latin America conference confirmed the value of the event for the leading industry figures operating in the region. Alex Dahm was there.
Comment from Joel Dandrea, SC&RA executive vice president.
The association continues to promote international membership value, most recently at the Cranes and Transport Latin America conference in Brazil.