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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

UCATT ballots HTC crane ops over pay

UK construction union UCATT is balloting 180 crane operators over strike action at tower hirer HTC, in an argument over pay, threatening to bring construction on major projects to a standstill. The union says the hirer's offer doesn't restore pay to pre-recession levels. HTC managing director Dave Holder says the offer is fair. The union warns that it will target other crane owners in the UK in future.

Posted on 17 October 2014 | 8:01 am

690 HD building road tunnel in Singapore

A Sennebogen 690 HD duty cycle crawler crane is being used as an all purpose crane to assist construction of an underground road system in Singapore.

Posted on 17 October 2014 | 7:32 am

No bridge too far for record-breaking Mammoet

Mammoet has used a 96-axle configuration of SPMTs to replace a 2,100t bridge in Ottawa, Canada — said to be the heaviest lift of a structure over a motorway ever made in North America.

Posted on 17 October 2014 | 7:29 am

Liebherr cranes are the latest in Steil

German crane company Steil has added two 500t Liebherr telescopic mobile cranes to its fleet to assist with jobs in the wind power sector.

Posted on 17 October 2014 | 7:26 am

ALL expands fleet with seven new cranes

The ALL Family of Companies has expanded its fleet with seven new Grove cranes.

Posted on 17 October 2014 | 7:22 am

Pressing issue solved by Terex Superlift

Three press components each weighing at least 200t have been lifted out of a factory in Germany using a 650t Terex Superlift 3800 lattice boom crawler crane.

Posted on 14 October 2014 | 1:44 am

Potain helps Lyon reach new heights

Two Potain tower cranes are being used to construct what will be the third-largest building in France.

Posted on 14 October 2014 | 1:33 am

Middle East distribution deal for Hiab

Hiab, owned by Cargotec, has established a long-term distribution partnership in the Middle East with Sweden’s Gavelås Förvaltning AB.

Posted on 14 October 2014 | 1:27 am

Updated Liebherr cranes extend boom reach

Rieger & Moser has replaced two existing cranes in its fleet with new Liebherr mobile cranes, both with longer telescopic booms.

Posted on 14 October 2014 | 1:25 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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