Crane Machinery/Crushing Lifting

Ports of Call

The statistics are impressive. Indian ports are expected to handle one billion tonne of cargo in 2011-12, two billion tonne by 2016-17 and 2.4 billion tonne by 2019-20.

Metcalf adds GMK3055

Metcalf Crane Services, located in Victoria, Australia, recently added a Grove GMK3055 all-terrain crane to its fleet. The crane, along with other, larger Grove cranes, is part of the company?s growing rental fleet.Tim Metcalf, owner of Metcalf Crane Services, said the GMK3055 offers more options for the company when serving smaller capacity projects.

Terex reach stackers in Brazil

Terex Cranes has established a new performance record with a customised, high-capacity version of its reputed Terex? TFC 46M HC reach stacker, with two units recently delivered to MultiRio Opera?oes Portuarias SA, one of Brazil?s leading port handling operators.

Liebherr tests new PowerBoom

The new PowerBoom from Liebherr the P-boom has been fitted on the 3,000- tonne LR 13000 crawler crane, and will be undergoing tests in the most widely differing configurations.In the meantime, two booms from this pioneering new line of development can be seen at the Liebherr plant site in Ehingen.

Blaney new North American Sales Director

Manitowoc announced Kevin Blaney as the new director of sales for major accounts for the North America region. In his new role, Blaney will be responsible for all aspects of sales and technical support for a group of crane rental companies and contractors that Manitowoc serves direct.

Trimble, Manitowoc in pact

Trimble and Manitowoc Cranes announced that they have signed an agreement to collaborate on the development of solutions that can harness precise positioning technology, wireless communications and comprehensive software capabilities to enhance productivity in the construction lifting industry.

First Demag crane in Bermuda

A Gottwald HMK 170 E will be taking up commercial operation in the spring of 2012 at the port of Hamilton, the capital of Bermuda, where it will be handling containers and general cargo.The crane will play a key role in future in providing goods to the approximately 70,000 inhabitants of this British overseas territory.

Manitowoc contact centre in India

Manitowoc Cranes is expanding its high-level customer support in India with a new contact centre at the company?s facility in Pune. Customers simply call a toll-free number (000 800 852 1345) to get instant access to the centre, which is also connected to Manitowoc?s international telephone network.

Kobelco Cranes at Sri City

The Japanese major Kobelco Hydraulic Crawler Cranes commenced commercial production at Sri City, south India?s largest private-sector Special Economic Zone (SEZ) spread over 7,000 acres. Kobelco Cranes is the second Japanese investment at Sri City after Kobelco Construction.

Terex Toplift 025G wins top award

The new Terex Toplift 025G, a 25 tonne capacity class truck crane, was awarded first place for ?Machinery Exte?rior Design and Quality? in China?s popular local-market 25-tonne crane sector at BICES 2011.