International Cranes and Specialized Transport - September 2016
IC TOWER INDEX
A buoyant tower crane market in several parts of the world has helped bring some big changes in this year’s IC Tower Index of the world’s largest tower crane end user companies. IC reports.
SITE REPORT: TOWER CRANES
Simon Marr, managing director at Marr Contracting, spoke to Alex Dahm about the high capacity tower crane from his fleet chosen for the Sundrop Farms project in Australia.
Special correspondent Heinz-Gert Kessel discusses ways for tower cranes to overcome a range of challenges on super high rise tower construction projects.
SITE REPORT: MOBILE CRANES
A tight construction space and a limit on lifting capacity provided a challenge for contractor ADI in Tasmania when building a waste water
treatment plant. IC reports.
TOP LIFT 2016
Vote for your favourite lift over the last 12 months from our impressive selection of lifting projects around the world. The lift with the most votes will be crowned the Top Lift 2016 winner!
ROPES AND WINCHES
Katherine Weir spoke to crane manufacturers about the increasing interest in synthetic fibre hoist rope and Cris Seidenather at Lebus offers
advice on how easy winch refurbishment can be.
The fifth International Tower Crane (ITC) conference returns to London in 2017 and will take place on 10 and 11 May. See why you should reserve your place.