International Cranes and Specialized Transport - May 2016
From new ranges to detailed technical innovations, there have been some interesting developments in the articulating or knuckle boom crane sector. Alex Dahm reports.
INTERVIEW: BARRY PENNYPACKER
In an exclusive interview since starting with Manitowoc Cranes at the beginning of the year, Barry Pennypacker shares his vision for the company. D.Ann Shiffler reports.
As we say farewell to Bauma, Munich, for another three years, we look back on some highlights of the biggest show in the industry’s calendar.
SITE REPORT: TRANSPORT
Barnhart Crane & Rigging traversed land and sea to deliver two turbines and two generators to a power plant in Maryland, USA. IC reports.
FEATURES OPERATOR ASSISTANCE DEVICES
Katherine Weir investigates the blurry line between devices that assist the crane operator and those that intervene.
SITE REPORT: POWER LIFTING
Overhead crane operator Whiting Corp saved a nuclear generating station in Michigan, USA millions of dollars in a major lift and rotation project. IC reports.
MINI CRAWLER CRANES
The mini market is keeping capacity low while offering a selection of added features to entice new buyers. Katherine Weir reports.
The largest crane and heavy transport party in Europe welcomed more
than 500 delegates at the Bayerischer Hof hotel in Munich, Germany, to celebrate the ESTA Awards winners in 10 categories. IC reports.