Monthly Archive: July 2016

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Runaway Crane in Germany

A five axle All Terrain crane ran away on Tuesday in a street in Heiligenhaus, Germany – roughly halfway between Dusseldorf and Wuppertal. The crane, a Grove owned by Schares, had arrived in the...

Raimondi's new 14 tonne LR213 luffing jib tower crane

New Luffer from Raimondi

Raimondi Cranes has started shipping the first five ‘pre-orders’ for a new 14 tonne LR213 luffing jib tower crane- the largest in its current range. The new crane features a maximum 55 metre jib,...

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Manitowoc opens Wilhelmshaven test centre

Manitowoc has is putting the final touches to its new Product Verification Centre in Wilhelmshaven, Germany one year after announcing plans to build it. Cranes are already on site, and the centre is expected...

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Crane Operator Hand Signal Guide

On construction sites, one of the most important jobs is that of the signal person. Sometimes known as the signal man, this individual is responsible for signaling the crane and giving the operator orders...