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The World’s First Battery-Powered Crawler Crane Has Arrived From Liebherr
The LR 1200.1 unplugged and LR 1250.1 unplugged models are the world's first battery-powered crawler cranes and feature 341 horsepower engines. Details here.
January 4, 2021
Tadano intros 3 rough-terrain cranes with new cabs, engines
Tadano has redesigned three of its GR rough-terrain cranes with more comfortable cabs, new engines and more lifting capacity. The series, for the 75- to 100-ton lifting class, was first launched in 2011 in North America and is composed of models GR-1000XLL-4, GR-1000XL-4 and GR-800XL-4. The new models give operators better visibility of the remodeled […]
March 17, 2020
Manitowoc unveils MLC150-1 crawler crane with increased capacity, quicker assembly
In the run-up to ConExpo 2020, Manitowoc has introduced a new crawler crane that the company says will join five other new cranes at the show in Las Vegas next week. (You can see what other equipment makers have in store for ConExpo 2020 in our show preview page by clicking here, or by checking out the […]
March 4, 2020
Maxim Crane Works names Kneeland board chairman
Maxim Crane Works Holdings has named Michael Kneeland, former CEO of United Rentals as its new board chairman. Kneeland served as president and CEO of United Rentals from 2008 until 2018, and as the CEO until May 2019. Under his leadership, United Rentals grew its revenues from $3.3 billion in 2008 to $8.0 billion in […]
March 3, 2020
Manitowoc Cranes to intro 5 new Grove models at ConExpo 2020
Manitowoc Cranes will unveil five new Grove models at its during ConExpo, including the Grove GRT8120. The 120-ton rough-terrain crane has a 197-foot boom length and a new carrier design. The company will be located at booth F6144 in the Festival Grounds. Manitowoc says the GRT8120 features “the longest boom and strongest load charts in its class, […]
February 21, 2020
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Terex completes sale of Demag Mobile Crane business to Tadano
The $215 million sale of Terex Corp.’s Demag Mobile Crane business has been completed. The business was purchased by Tadano, a Japan-based global crane company. Terex said the deal is another step toward improving profitably and becoming more focused. The company also recently completed the sale of its boom truck, truck crane and crossover product […]
August 5, 2019
Hiab launches K-505 HiPro, it’s longest and strongest drywall crane yet
The newly launched Hiab K-505 HiPro, available in the U.S. and Canada, features a Load Stability System for vertical movements an much more. Details here.
July 10, 2019
Manitowoc debuts Potain Hup M 28-22, its first mobile self-erecting crane
The Potain Hup M 28-22 is its first Hup lineup crane to prioritize mobility and will launch as the most compact crane in its class. More on Equipment World.
May 6, 2019
Terex sells boom truck, truck crane and crossover products to Load King
Terex announces that it has officially sold its boom truck, truck crane and crossover product lines to Load King. Get more details on the heavy equipment here.
April 25, 2019
New Potain MDT 809 is Manitowoc’s largest topless crane yet
The MDT 809 topless crane has 40 tons of lift capacity and the ability to accommodate up to 80 meters of jib. More details here on Equipment World.
April 23, 2019
Manitowoc debuts 3 new Grove all-terrain cranes at Bauma
U.S. crane maker Manitowoc has debuted three new all-terrain cranes under its Grove brand at the Bauma 2019 show in Munich. Read more on this at Equipment World
April 16, 2019
Terex’s Garrison uses Bauma to reflect on selling Demag crane line to Tadano
Terex's John Garrison reflects on the sell of Demag cranes at a recent Bauma press event. Get details of what the head of Terex had to say on Equipment World.
April 16, 2019
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Manitowoc taps Leavitt Cranes as Potain dealer for Wash., Ore.
Manitowoc Cranes has tapped Leavitt Cranes to sell and support its Potain self-erecting cranes in the state of Washington and Oregon. Get details on this here.
March 27, 2019
Boom-Safe Anti-Tip system keeps cranes, aerial lifts stable, company says
DBL Engineering says it has developed a device to eliminate tip-over hazards due to structural overload for most any boom-supported lift machines, and at the same time, it increases lifting capacity. Called the Boom-Safe Anti-Tip System (BSATS), it works on such equipment as aerial platforms, mobile cranes, telehandlers, truck-mounted cranes and rough-terrain cranes. The company […]
March 8, 2019
Manitowoc intros free phone app to aid fast crane setup for lifting jobs
If you need a quick, easy method for determining the proper crane setup for a lifting job, Manitowoc now has an app for that. The crane manufacturer has developed the Manitowoc Boom Length Selector App for Android and iOS smartphones and mobile devices. The app quickly shows the user the proper overall boom and jib […]
March 8, 2019
Terex sells Demag cranes to Tadano as company mulls exit from three other product lines
Terex announces that it will sell its Demag mobile pedestal cranes to Tadano. Learn more about this business decision right here on Equipment World.
February 26, 2019
OSHA postpones documentation enforcement on new crane operator evaluation rule
The rule requires crane operators to be receive training and certification and requires employers to thoroughly and continuously ensure competency. More here.
February 12, 2019
Trailered crane slowly shoves truck into a jackknife
Watch as an attempt to secure a Terex crane to a trailer goes awry and causes the trailer to be pushed into a jackknife with the semi-truck.
January 31, 2019
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Video: Volvo Excavator Prototypes Reveal Formidable Strength in Electric Development
Amid a flurry of electric construction equipment news to start 2021, Volvo has introduced two battery-electric excavator prototypes that are different in more ways than one. We dig into those excavators and Volvo's electric advantage in this video.
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2021 Fleet Technology Trend Report
The latest Fleet Trends Report shows that fleets continued to leverage technology to build resilience and improve their business performance.