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HTC crane ops vote for industrial action

UCATT crane operators at UK tower crane hire firm HTC have voted 'overwhelmingly' in favour of industrial action, in a ballot held on 27 October. The union says activists will discuss this week the form the action will take, and said that "there is no doubt that within days key construction sites will grind to a halt".

Posted on 29 October 2014 | 8:48 am

Zoomlion T3000 topples topless tower crane record

Chinese crane manufacturer Zoomlion has commemorated the delivery of its 160t T3000 crane, officially named as the world’s largest topless tower crane.

Posted on 29 October 2014 | 8:40 am

Ethiopian expansion for China’s XCMG

Chinese crane manufacturer XCMG has displayed two QY25K-II cranes at an exhibition in Ethiopia, where the company’s cranes are also currently completing the construction of a shopping centre.

Posted on 29 October 2014 | 8:37 am

Liebherr crawler completes steep challenge in Alps

A Liebherr LTR 1060 crawler crane has tackled the 40% gradients of the Swiss Alps to extend a railway tunnel.

Posted on 29 October 2014 | 8:34 am

Grove cranes powering natural gas plant construction

Australian crane company Universal Cranes is using two 120t Grove RT9130E-2 rough terrain cranes to build an on-shore LGN (liquefied natural gas) facility in Darwin, northern Australia.

Posted on 29 October 2014 | 8:28 am

Heavy lift truck offers convoy link-up option

UK-based ALE has introduced a new tractor unit for special transport convoys. The new truck follows other in-house innovations from the heavy lift and special transport specialist, such as the giant SK lifting device and Mega Jack modular gantry system.

Posted on 29 October 2014 | 8:24 am

Liebherr upgrades flat-top crane

Liebherr has introduced its 172 EC-B 8 Litronic flat-top crane, based on the established 160 EC-B model.

Posted on 29 October 2014 | 8:19 am

New sales director for crane manufacturer IMT

Truck-mounted crane manufacturer Iowa Mold Tooling (IMT) has appointed Tim Gerbus as director of sales.

Posted on 29 October 2014 | 8:15 am

Clearlake finalises AmQuip takeover

Clearlake Capital Group has completed its acquisition of US crane rental company AmQuip.

Posted on 29 October 2014 | 8:10 am

Liebherr turns assist crane into ballast

Liebherr has introduced a new boom erection concept for crawler cranes, which allows an auxiliary crane to replace the majority of the assembly ballast. The new approach should work particularly well on wind farms, where large amounts of counterweights is needed just to raise the boom, and ballast trailers transport is difficult and expensive.

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 9:38 am

Put simply, cranes are our business. Together, we benefit from many years of experience in the sector from actually operating cranes to the management of operators. We are the largest specialist recruitment business providing crane operators and lifting personnel in the UK. In fact, we like to think that we really are the industry experts when it comes to the recruitment of quality crane personnel.

Established in 1989, we have one of the most comprehensive databases of operators in the UK with some 8000 people registered for work and have successfully managed around 300 operators out on site at any one time during busy periods.

No other supplier has access to such a vast and detailed database solely dedicated to crane personnel.

Working with clients locally and across the globe, we can provide any type of crane operator for any duration of hire. From heavy lift crawler cranes with luffing jib attachments to pedestrian operated tower cranes, we have and can source the right person for the job. Importantly, all are fully assessed, reference checked and managed to ensure that they have the right skills and experience to meet your needs.

Whether you are a client looking for a suitable candidate or a lifting professional looking for work, please browse our website and get in touch with us, we will be happy to help you with any enquiry you may have.

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