Valla launches new 11t electric mobile crane

Italian manufacturer Manitex Valla has launched the V110R electric mobile crane, which is battery operated and has a remote control. The machine is in the same family of the previously released V80R with front wheel drive and removable counterweights to maximise transport flexibility, with a capacity of up to 11,000kg and a lifting height of […]

12/02/2021 - 17:31 pm

STS crane modifications equip ports for rapidly changing needs

A world leader in the design, manufacture and maintenance of all types of port cranes, Konecranes, has introduced reach and height modernisations of ship-to-shore (STS) equipment to help operators to adapt quickly and cost efficiently to rapidly changing demands and ship sizes. The STS Boom Extension and Crane Height Raising modernisations are engineered to help […]

04/01/2021 - 18:05 pm

Next-generation – Kito Porta Gantry crane

Industrial hoist and crane maker Kito will begin accepting orders in Japan for its Kito Porta Gantry crane from 6 October. Either foldable or for assembly, this line of aluminum cranes is easy to transport. It comes with a manual trolley for horizontal movement, and both height and span are adjustable. It can be used […]

06/10/2020 - 14:15 pm

Combilift targets inland container terminals

The latest in Combilift’s straddle carrier range is the Combi-IMSC Intermodal Straddle Carrier. This is aimed primarily for use at inland container terminals which typically handle lower volumes of containers compared to the main sea ports, but still need a machine capable of doing the same task. Conventional port straddle carriers are typically higher and […]

12/08/2020 - 17:39 pm

A new crane for Jekko’s SPX range

Buiding on the success of the SPX532 and SPX1280, Jekko has launched the 5t capacity SPX650 minicrane with a maximum height of 23.5m with the jib. SPX650 has new stabilisation and hydraulic systems, a new hydraulic jib and runner jib (with plug-and-play attachment), a lithium battery power supply and a radio remote control. Other notable […]

03/08/2020 - 20:18 pm

Three new launches from Konecranes

Konecranes has launched three new lifting products designed to refresh and reinforce its portfolio, targeting existing and new industrial customers in segments including general manufacturing, automotive and various process industries. Konecranes president and CEO Panu Routila says, “The launches reflect the strength and depth of our expanded portfolio following the MHPS acquisition, as well as […]

27/09/2019 - 09:42 am

Benefits of the V-type on tour

In order to give potential customers real insight into the benefits of the Demag V-type crane MHE-Demag has created a mobile version so it can be taken to the user. A scaled-down but fully functional mobile Demag V-type crane will be taken to key cities on a roadshow. MHE-Demag Australia managing director Vince Di Costanzo […]

25/08/2019 - 11:33 am

Radial crane requires minimal force

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 […]

23/06/2019 - 15:01 pm

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