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Terex loader cranes moved to Terex Cranes
Terex has moved its hydraulic knuckle boom loader crane product line from the Terex Construction division into the Terex Cranes division
New ALE company
International heavy transport and lifting contractor Abnormal Load Engineering Limited has established ALE Projects Limited
Terex Cranes opens tower cranes sales and service centre in India
A Terex Cranes tower crane sales and service centre has been opened to improve customer support in India
Four US companies form Selinsky Force
Henry A. Selinsky, Inc., Selinsky Bros., Inc., Meredith Erectors, Inc., and Hammond Industrial Construction in the US set to dominate the market as Selinsky Force
India focus: crane exports and rental on the rise
The Indian crane market is becoming more diverse with domestic companies developing their ranges for export and big rental companies showing more interest in locally manufactured machines. Euan Youdale reports
There is more to knuckle booms than steel and hydraulics
Knuckle boom crane manufacturer Fassi thinks that applying electronics is central to its product evolution. Patrick Hill reports from Bergamo, Italy
Havator offers engineering, transportation and lifting
Finland-based Havator offers engineering, transportation and lifting services from a single source of supply
Riding the storm: The crane industry in 2008 and beyond
Although the well-documented credit squeeze began in 2007, crane manufacturers were seeing little sign of a slowdown in business with record sales across the board during most of 2008. By the beginning of the fourth quarter, however, there were real signs that 2009 could be a tough year. Euan Youdale reports
Palfinger cuts jobs
Loader crane and access equipment manufacturer Palfinger has announced 91 job cuts and a reduction in working hours in response to market conditions.
Żuraw Grohmann growing at five
Lifting services and specialized transport company Żuraw Grohmann in Poland outlined its development plans during a celebration to mark its fifth birthday
Around the sale
Auctioneer Ritchie Bros had unprecedented interest in its recent equipment auction in Queensland, Australia. Brent Stacey reports from the event where he talked to the major players
Terex breaks ground on Demag logistics centre
Terex Demag has begun construction of a new logistics centre at its Zweibrücken, Germany factory. Work began last month and the centre is scheduled to be operational by the end of this year.
New number one in IC50
Star of this issue is the IC50 Index of the world's largest crane-owning companies. While the majority of the top 10 remains relatively unchanged from last year, there is a new number one at the top of the table.
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