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Four U.S. tower crane companies make the world’s top 25
Annual global ranking reflects growth in the crane sector and a general confidence in the construction market, despite unprecedented economic challenges
Crane manufacturer Tadano names new CEO
Toshiaki Ujiie takes over from Koichi Tadano as president, CEO, and representative director of Tadano Ltd in Japan
Kobelco suspends excavator production in the U.S.
Issues with U.S. engine certification leads to temporary suspension of some equipment at U.S. plant
FAD Equipment launches online store
A new U.S. material handling equipment store has gone live at fadequipmentstore.com
Liebherr launches 700-tonne crawler crane
New 700-tonne capacity lattice boom crawler crane from Liebherr replaces LR 1600/2
New 80-tonne Demag AT crane
AC 80-4 added to Demag all-terrain crane line fitting in between 60- and 100-tonne capacity models
Uperio acquires P&J Arcomet
US tower crane specialist P&J Arcomet acquired by Uperio Group
Bay Ltd. expands fleet with Liebherr all-terrain cranes
US crane company takes delivery of 15 new Liebherr cranes in 2020, adding to the 45 already in their fleet
Crawler cranes: Track stars
Suitability for use on a wide range of job sites means continued demand for crawler cranes from rental houses around the world
Sarens’ Big Carl makes biggest lift yet
Sarens’ 5,500 USton capacity SGC-250 crane has completed a 634 USton lift at the Hinkley Point C nuclear power project in the UK
Mammoet completes Focus testing
Focus30 heavy lift crane from Mammoet completes testing and is ready to go to work
C.J. Shaughnessy tackles tricky job with Magni
C.J. Shaughnessy Mobile Crane Service rented a Magni RTH 5.25 from Empire Crane for a recent Cambridge job
Mega tower: the Mammoet LTC4000
Maximum freestanding height is often talked about in tower crane circles but a figure of 222 metres was probably unheard of – until now
Select Crane expands fleet with Wolff 166 B
Select Crane Sales recently took delivery of a Wolff 166 B model.
Mexico heavy haulers face Covid challenges
The global pandemic has created many challenges for heavy haul and rigging companies in Mexico
Tower cranes: moving along
Being part of long-term projects might mean that the tower crane sector has been less affected by the global Covid-19 situation or it might be that we still have some time to wait before we know its impact. Either way, plenty has been going on in the interim. Alex Dahm reports
US ends investigation into crane imports
The US Department of Commerce terminated the investigation following Manitowoc’s withdrawal of its application and request to stop the investigation
Department of Commerce terminates investigation into mobile crane imports
Following Manitowoc’s withdrawal of its application and request to stop the Article 232 investigation, the U.S. Department of Commerce terminated the investigation
Industrial crane market persists
While the market for industrial cranes is facing similar challenges as the rest of the equipment industry, OEMs and end-users are optimistic      
Electric crawler cranes new from Liebherr
Liebherr has introduced a pair of electric crawler cranes, tested and ready for production. Alex Dahm reports
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