AMCS technologies debuts in Guadeloupe

AMCS technologies has recently equipped a Potain MD 175 tower crane with its DCS 60 zoning system at a construction site of a storage silo at the autonomous port of Jarry Baie-Mahault in Guadeloupe. Relying on its local representative, the Karaibes Levage Services Technologies (KLST), it was the first time that one of the company's …

SMIE’s anti-collision system operates in Sweden

The Swedish construction company Skanska in a joint venture with Danska MTH has been commissioned to build the Hisingbron Bridge in central Gothenburg. Working within a proximity to residential areas, roads and public transport systems, the company has equipped two Liebherr 280EC-H tower cranes with the ProSITE anti-collision system, launched by SMIE in 2016. Thanks …

Comansa introduces the largest model manufactured in China

Comansa has launched its largest crane manufactured at the Hangzhou plant in China, the new 21CM750, mainly to respond to the growing demand for the heavier load cranes on the Asian market. This new flat-top, designed to the European safety standard EN14439, is available in two versions, with a maximum load of 50 and 37.5 …

Singapore’s first MCR 295 already at work

Dragages Singapore construction company has hired the latest model in Potain’s MCR line of luffing jib cranes, the MCR 295, to help build CapitaSpring, one of the tallest buildings in the country’s financial district. The Potain MCR 295 luffing jib tower crane is available in three versions, each with their own rated capacity and load …

AMCS technologies ensures safety on Chanels expansion project

AMCS technologies’ DCS 61-S anti collision systems equip four Potain tower cranes (MD 285, MD 345 and two MDT 308) required for the construction of the project that expands Chanel’s leatherwork factory in Verneuil-en-Halatte in France. AMCS technologies also installed manometer sensors on every single crane to measure the wind speed. Each sensor is connected …

New addition to Comansa’s Flat-Top range

The Spanish tower crane manufacturer Comansa has added a new model to its range of large-capacity Flat-Top cranes, the new 21LC1400. This model has an 85 m jib as standard, extendable up to 90 m and a new cage. COMANSA’s most recent developments in the 21LC family will feature a modular design counterjib, a new …

Two new Demag all terrain cranes to Windhoist UK

Windhoist UK, one of the world’s leading wind turbine erection company put into service two brand new Demag AC 220-5 all terrain cranes. The two machines were delivered from the plant in Zweibrücken to a large site in Sweden, where the company is currently erecting a wind farm. The total order consists of four machines …

New Demag all terrain crane for Czech crane service provider

Czech crane service provider Radek Malina has taken a delivery of a new Demag AC 100-4L all terrain crane. “The main reasons we decided on the AC 100-4L were its 60-meter-long main boom and its compact design. With a width of 2.55 meters and 16.00-size tires, it’s simply perfect for work in tight indoor spaces, …

Duncan Salt appointed new CEO of Wolffkran

Duncan Salt, the former Head of Sales and Service, is the new CEO of Wolffkran. He replaces Peter Schiefer, who has held this position since 2005. He will retain his position as Delegate of the Board of Directors and should focus on the development strategy. Peter Schiefer handed over his position as CEO on August …

Manitowoc unveils new Potain topless crane

Manitowoc has recently launched the Potain MCT 325, further expanding its MCT range of topless cranes. The company unveiled the new crane during a special event at Manitowoc’s factory in Zhangjiagang, China on August 29. Available in two versions, the MCT 325 offers jib length configurations from 40m up to 75m, in increments of 5m. …