Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has introduced its next-generation automatic stacking crane (ASC) system. Featuring future-proof technology, it is described as the most efficient and productive ASC system ever.
Cranes continue to play a major role in the rental construction equipment market in Saudi Arabia, according to a TechSci research report. The report said growth in the construction sector coupled with easy availability of construction equipment on rent was set to drive the kingdom’s construction equipment rental market through 2020.
Alimak Group, the vertical access solution company, has signed an agreement with US-based capital goods manufacturer Manitowoc Company Inc regarding joint development and production of specialised internal tower crane elevators. The agreement covers co-development and distribution of tower crane elevators.
Hitachi Sumitomo Heavy Industries Construction Crane Co Ltd (HSC) has launched the SCX800A-3 80-tonne capacity hydraulic crawler crane.
Liebherr has unveiled the LR 1500 that delivers the load capacities of the 500-tonne crawler crane class throughout its complete operating range, whilst upholding the dimensions and component weights, which have previously been standard in the 400-tonne class.