Maximum safety when turning heavy loads

Demag has introduced a new standard function for its Universal Crane product range. With an optional package of features, crane installations can now be equipped with a load-turning function without any additional engineering. Demag says that the additional costs are modest and  the benefits are high. It is made possible, in part, by monitoring the […]

13/10/2020 - 12:00 pm

Palazzani enters minicrane market with Palcrane

Palazzani Industrie has entered the minicrane market with the introduction of the new RGP range and the presentation of the RPG2900 model “RPG 2900 has been developed after an accurate analysis of the market and of the different needs of our customers,” says Paola Palazzani, commercial director of Palazzani Industrie. “They were asking us for […]

29/09/2020 - 14:24 pm

Pre-engineered Spanmaster enclosed workstation crane systems

TC/American Crane Company has launched the Spanmaster pre-engineered, enclosed track, workstation cranes. Available in both freestanding and ceiling mounted designs, Spanmaster systems have a capacity range from 250lb to 4400lb. Most importantly, Spanmaster combines an ergonomic enclosed track bridge with a non-proprietary wide-flange or other runway systems and a range of motion features.  TC/American Crane […]

01/09/2020 - 13:09 pm

Combi-IMSC: tailor-made for midsized intermodal sites

Combilift, the Irish manufacturer of a wide range of handling solutions, first focussed its attention on the container sector in 2010 when it launched its Combi-SC Straddle Carrier range. It has since developed a number of variants of this economical and flexible alternative to other heavy handling equipment, the latest of which is the Combilift […]

12/08/2020 - 17:43 pm

Electric wheel brake for cranes under heavy duty

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 […]

04/08/2020 - 11:57 am

SPX650 – all the cranes you need

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 […]

03/08/2020 - 20:23 pm

Reid Lifting sets new benchmark with Porta Base launch

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 […]

23/06/2020 - 14:15 pm

Energy and data transmission connected in less than 60 minutes

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, […]

11/05/2020 - 14:42 pm

Mobile slewing jib crane available as modular system

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 […]

14/04/2020 - 12:33 pm

LiftWise Introduces Single Man Folding Baskets for Service Cranes

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 […]

13/01/2020 - 14:20 pm

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LHI October 2020

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