Pintsch Bubenzer has launched a new, environmentally friendly electric wheel brake – the BRBe – for electric overhead traveling (EOT) cranes at ports and steel mills, and other heavy duty applications. The BRBe is currently available for cranes with wheels from 500mm (19.68in) to 1000mm (39.37in) diameter and wheel flange widths from 160mm (6.29in) to […]
Jekko has launched the latest addition to its range, SPX650, the 5t minicrane with a maximum reachable height of 23.5m (with jib) which includes several innovations and which Jekko expects to become a flagship model. Because of the experience gained over the last two years with SPX532 and SPX1280, Jekko could combine the best features […]
Reid Lifting is launching Porta Base, a brand new lightweight, portable solution for safely lifting people and goods in confined spaces, and for façade and roof top maintenance. Previewed at last year’s LiftEx event in Milton Keynes where it generated a huge amount of interest, it sets what Reid are calling ‘a new benchmark’ in […]
Guiding energy safely on long traverses and at a low cost was the goal behind the development of the autoglide 5 from igus. The new energy chain system is specifically designed for horizontal use in intralogistics and on crane systems. The energy supply is quickly installed, as it does not require a guide trough, instead, […]
Germany-based Vetter Krantechnik has revised its established mobile slewing jib crane and now is able to offer a completely new concept with a number of advantages. Different transport options and quick commissioning are notable features, turning the mobile crane into a flexible assistant. In this respect, the standard locking device of the jib arm ensures […]
The Diversified Products brand LiftWise has introduced its Single Man Folding Basket for service cranes. The basket is attached to the crane head using an adaptor that is specifically built for each customer’s make and model of crane. It provides fall arrest and fall protection, while helping to eliminate the need for ladders or climbing […]
After the launch of the JF365 Jekko has introduced a further, model with greater lifting capacity, which remains within the overall dimensions of a “non-oversized” transporter. The new crawler crane features all the characteristics of the F990 by Fassi. “That’s how the JF990 has been developed as a winning bet,” says Alberto Franceschini, export sales […]
Palazzani launched showed a prototype of the Mini Crane RPG 2000 at Bauma 2019, the machine showed at GIS was at a more advanced production stage. Designed to be easily usable, transportable and manoeuvrable, the RPG 2000 allows the operator to lift loads in narrow spaces or difficult access, where a truck-mounted crane cannot operate. […]
Global Track Australia has built a functional radial crane – believed to be a world first. Douglas (Greg) McKay designer and director of the company says, “I developed the radial system from needing a crane to go around a corner in my [Ningbo] China factory. “I thought of the radial crane concept when I first […]
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In this month's issue
VR simulation training.
Joel Cox, THE INSIDER, says keep testing.
Celebrating Forklift Truck Safety Day.
Brett Woodland, AWRF president brings technical expertise to sales.