Cranes & Hoists
August 2014

Dubai Cranes & Technical Services LLC, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC, has announced the opening of its crane storage and assembly facility in the region, which will significantly reduce the delivery time for standard cranes across the GCC and Mena region and lead to savings in cost and time for clients and partners.






August 2014

LINDEN Comansa’s 21LC550 flat-top crane, having a maximum load capacity of 24 tonnes, was the largest tower crane exposed at the CTT Moscow trade fair for construction equipment in June, despite the fact there were more cranes than in previous editions.






August 2014

Manitowoc says a significant investment in new welding technology at its Wilhelmshaven facility in Germany is resulting in better booms for the company’s Grove GMK all-terrain cranes.






August 2014

THE Manitowoc MLC650 crawler crane has successfully completed the required load test to validate its maximum lifting capacity. The crane lifted 650 tonnes (717 US t) of test weights, making the crane’s advertised capacity official. Dustin Soerens, marketing manager for lattice cranes at Manitowoc, said the test went as expected.






August 2014

Konecranes has announced it has received a major order from Hyundai Heavy Industries Co Ltd (HHI), the world’s biggest shipbuilder and a leading industrial plant EPC contractor, for a range of products required for a new power plant in Saudi Arabia.






August 2014

DUBAI-headquartered DP World’s Yarimca container terminal in Turkey will receive 18 all-electric Konecranes Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) during 2015 following an order it placed with Konecranes earlier this year.






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