Portable Power appoints new General Manager for EMEA region

The Portable Power business of Doosan Bobcat has appointed Jan Moravec as General Manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Jan has been with Portable Power for over 18 years and is based at the Doosan Bobcat EMEA campus in Dobris in the Czech Republic.  Jan Moravec commented: “I’m delighted to be taking on …

Liebherr announces the new MK, to be showed for the first time at the JDL EXPO in Beaune, France 

It is first virtually on March 30, but in reality at the June edition of the JDL EXPO, that Liebherr will unveil its brand new MK73-3.1 crane. All the details of this new 3-axle mobile construction crane with electric drive will be revealed on March 30 on the manufacturer’s website, which will present the advantages …

Eiffage Génie Civil and Chantiers Modernes Construction awarded Guiness World Records

Eiffage Génie Civil  and Chantiers Modernes Construction teams, who are taking part in the transformation of the Syctom household waste treatment center in Ivry/Paris XIII were awarded the Guinness World Records for the longest slipform made in once. Slipform can be implemented faster than conventional concrete construction and, using this technique, the teams were able …

Eiffage wins €97 million worth contract for Grand Paris Express stations

Eiffage, through its subsidiaries Eiffage Construction and Eiffage Énergie Systèmes, has obtained contracts from the Société du Grand Paris, worth almost €97 million, to develop as general contractor the La Courneuve Six-Routes and Le Blanc-Mesnil stations, as well as several infrastructure service centres.  The future La Courneuve station will be one of three stations to …

MSG Krandienst adds second Tadano HK 40 to its fleet

MSG Krandienst GmbH has added a second Tadano HK 40 to its fleet. MSG Managing Director Björn Jatz commented: “The HK 40 has the best lifting capacity in its class. Tadano’s trademark dual-engine concept makes this crane a particularly economical solution for us, especially on our trans-regional projects.” MSG ordered the 40-tonne model complete with Volvo …

Korean Raimondi Cranes dealer inaugurates agency with five LR273 luffing cranes

Raimondi Cranes SpA has appointed Korea’s La On as the country’s official dealer of its tower and luffing cranes and its range of crane accessories. The new agency appointment, effective from February 2020, was inaugurated with the sale of company’s first five Raimondi LR273 luffing cranes. Two of the new cranes are already at work participating in …

Vinci to build a liquefied natural gas tank in the UK

Entrepose Contracting, Vinci Construction Grands Projets and Taylor Woodrow, all VINCI Construction subsidiaries, have been awarded an EPC contract by National Grid to construct a 190,000 m3 liquefied natural gas (LNG) tank in the United Kingdom. This project is part of the programme to expand the capacity of the largest LNG terminal in Europe, located …

Liebherr cranes in the first line at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium

More than twenty Liebherr mobile and crawler cranes are in action on the refurbishment of the Bernabéu football stadium in Madrid. Crane contractor Gruas Aguilar has, at times, had 18 Liebherr mobile and crawler cranes on the site with lifting capacities ranging from 40 to 1200 tonnes. “Winning the order for the crane work at …