Here are the 2018 Esta Awards winners !

On April 26th, Esta Awards ceremony took place in Hilton Charles-de-Gaulle Hotel and designated the ten 2018 winners :

Cranes, telescopic, lifting capacity up to 120 tonnes :

Schot Verticaal Transport

Cranes, telescopic, lifting capacity more than 120 tonnes :

Wagenborg Nedlift

Cranes, Lattice Boom :

Mammoet Europe

Transport Trailer and load under 120 tonnes GCW [gross combination weight] :

OL-Trans

Transport Trailer and load above 120 tonnes GCW:

Kahl & Jansen

Combined Techniques :

Sarens B.V.

Safety :

ALE

Innovation End User :

Fagioli

Innovation Manufacturer :

Spierings Mobile Cranes – City Boy crane

SPMT :

Wagenborg Nedlift

The Gino Koster Award has been also given in memory of Benny Sarens, emblematic pioneer of the namesake business who past away in December 2017. The next ESTA awards ceremony will be on Thursday 11 April 2019 in Munich, Germany, during the Bauma construction equipment exhibition. More info coming on the next issue of the Move It Magazine.

ESTA joins IRU to increase its influence

ESTA, the European association of abnormal road transport and mobile cranes has joined the IRU, the international road transport industry association, to strengthen the organisation’s profile and influence with the European Commission and international road transport authorities. « Our clear goal is to get exceptional transport much higher up the agenda of the relevant authorities, and the IRU can help us do that,”explained the decision Ton Klijn, ESTA Director. The IRU’s global headquarters are in Geneva, Switzerland, and has offices worldwide, including in Brussels, Beijing, Moscow and Istanbul.

 

Photo : Ton Klijn, ESTA Director