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Huisman to build another 2,600 tonne crane
Second 2,600 tonne capacity offshore wind turbine installation vessel crane for Eneti via DSME
New CEO at project transport specialist Silvasti
Lauri Riipinen takes CEO role as Ville Silvasti moves to be chairman of the board
New 300 tonne Liebherr with 90 metre boom
Liebherr announces 300 tonne mobile crane with 90 metre telescopic boom and 12 tonnes per axle
Top training practices for increased construction productivity
Zack Parnell discusses how top practices align with McKinsey & Company’s ‘Construction Productivity Imperative.’
Grove crane delivered to gold mine
The rough terrain model will be used for construction and ongoing mining activities at an Indonesian gold mine
97% of space booked for Bauma 2022
World’s largest construction trade fair confirms high level of participation
Certex UK wins wind farm contract
The company has won the major three year contract for inspection and maintenance of turbine generators
Schuch orders 15 Liebherr cranes
Fleet expansion and modernisation with 15 new Liebherr wheeled mobile cranes to join the Schuch fleet in Germany over the next two years
‘Infinity’ bridge in Dubai opens
300m long bridge required 40 steel segments weighting up to 130 tonnes to be lifted before its completion
Heavyweight speakers join CATME programme
Participants from Saudi Aramco and Hareket added to the speaker programme
Transport regs tighten in Europe
Regulations for abnormal load transports are tightening in Germany, France and Belgium, reports transport and crane association ESTA
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
Carlton Group acquires Crews Crane Training International
Carlton group acquired ES Hoisting Solutions in November. The acquisition of Crews Crane Training Internationl complements is a natural progression. 
Supreme Court blocks vaccine mandate
The U.S. Supreme Court issued a stay of the Biden Administration’s vaccine mandate for businesses of more than 100 employees. 
Dr. Tim Gerhardt joins Liebherr USA as managing director
Dr. Gerhardt will share executive responsibilities with Kai Friedrich, managing director for Liebherr USA, Co.
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. 
American Equipment acquires Eastern Crane
Eastern Crane and Hoist is the fourth acquisition by American Equipment since it partnered with Rotunda in 2021
OSHA celebrates 50 years
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has released a video that commemorates the Administration’s 50 years in existence.
Link-Belt names new VPs of engineering and manufacturing
Richard Shultz accepted the position of VP, manufacturing and Gene Martin has been promoted to VP, engineering.
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