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 …

Two topless tower cranes over a historic district of Florence

Two topless tower cranes: a Raimondi MRT159 (equipped with the Deluxe R126 cabin) and a Raimondi MRT84, were erected by the Official Raimondi Cranes agent, Assistedile Srl., in a historic district of Florence in Italy. These two machines are used in the construction of a new luxury hospitality property, as well as the renovation and …

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. …

IDP distributes over 35 Potain tower cranes for a new city in Egypt

More than 35 Potain tower cranes are currently being used on the construction site of the new El Alamein city on Egypt’s northern coast. The on-site Potain cranes fleet includes MCT 85, MCT 205, MC 235 C and MC 310 K12 models. All these machines have been delivered by International Development Programmes (IDP), distributor of …

SMIE takes crane automation technology a step further

SMIE, manufacturer of anti-collision systems for tower cranes has taken further the crane automation technology. Using their remote 4G system they have been able to connect a Pro-SITE installed tower crane to their simulator system based 300km away. This adaptation requires no hardware modifications to the crane only a viable 3G or 4G connection. Where …

Corleonis orders 19 flat-top tower cranes from Terex

The tower crane rental, sales and service provider Corleonis has been the official distributor for Terex tower cranes in Poland since the end of 2018. From the beginning of the year, Corleonis ordered 19 flat-top tower cranes from Terex Cranes, including the models CTT 91-5, CTT 132-6, CTT 162-8, CTT 561-32 and the brand new …

Raimondi Cranes appoints Domenico Ciano as Chief Executive Officer

Tower cranes manufacturer Raimondi Cranes announced this appointment to the company's official agents in the heart of Bauma 2019. After 17 years in the tower crane business, Eng. Domenico Ciano joined Raimondi Cranes in 2014 as the company’s Technical Director and will succeed Ahmed Alkhoshaibi, who served the Chief Executive Officer position since 2009. "I …

The 21LC1400 joins the Flat-Top range of Comansa

During the Bauma trade show, the Spanish manufacturer of tower cranes Comansa announced the arrival of a new model in its flat-top range. This crane, named 21LC1400 will be available worldwide from September 2019 in two versions, with maximum load capacity of 50 or 66 t. Like the other recent models of the brand, the …