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New 300 tonne Liebherr with 90 metre boom
Liebherr announces 300 tonne mobile crane with 90 metre telescopic boom and 12 tonnes per axle
What were the SCRA jobs of the year?
The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) announced the winners of the 2021 Rigging and Hauling Job of the Year Awards on 29 October, during the 2021 SC&RA Annual Conference in Texas, USA
Jean-Louis Olivier 1952–2022
SMIE founder and crane safety technology pioneer died on 8 January after a short and unexpected illness
Hardware and software: how the latest crane tech can boost safety and reliability
Hardware and software alike, the latest technology launched for the crane industry focuses on improving safety and reliability of operations. 
Lifting Gear sold to Axel
The UK-based company will be sold to the lifting solutions arm of Axel Johnson International
Second 1,600 tonne crane for FOWIC
Fred. Olsen Windcarrier upgrades Brave Tern turbine installation vessel with 1,600 tonne Huisman crane
How these spectacular lifts have raised the size and weights bar
Some spectacular lifts from recent months show the sheer sizes and weights that can now be accommodated. 
SPECIAL REPORT: 2022 construction forecast
Chris Sleight discusses the outlook for the construction business in 2022, globally and in North America specifically.
What were the top 10 crane stories from 2021?
With Covid-19 continuing to cast its shadow across the world, it has been another challenging year for the global crane industry
Why the pandemic is encouraging more women to work in construction
Why construction was one of the only sectors where the number of jobs held by women increased
View industry events diary for 2022 and 2023
Keep up-to-date with construction and power industry events at www.khl.com/all-events-diary
How can employers overcome skills shortages and fill vacancies?
As the pandemic further exacerbates problems finding good new employees, how can employers fill vacancies? 
ITC conference opens in Nice
Albert Galoy focused on training and sustainability in his morning keynote presentation
Is construction taking slave labour seriously?
The International Labour Organisation estimates that 4.5 million people are currently working in construction against their will
Site report: How Liftek reached a water bag milestone
Rigging and planning were key for a water bag load test of 2,420 tonnes
Hiab launches new super heavy loader crane
The new crane has a long reach and high lifting capacity
MyCrane to add crane selection tool
The company has started testing a new tool which will be offered to the lifting industry at no cost
New tech, lifting capacity and sustainability: the growth of SPMT trailers
Increasing lifting capacity of SPMT trailers means bigger loads are on site and on the road
North America’s latest specialized transportation projects
Hannah Sundermeyer rounds up the latest in landmark transportation projects.
Watch: Construction Technology webinar on Construction 4.0
Industry experts offer insights into what digital tech can offer today’s construction businesses
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