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Restrictive regulations in Italy
Frustration is growing in Italy at illogical and inefficient permit regulations
Hong Kong tower crane collapse kills 3 injures 6
Government labour department investigating luffing jib tower crane collapse
What are the top stories in cranes and specialized transport in 2022?
International Cranes and Specialized Transport reviews the top stories of 2022
How to navigate “nuclear verdicts”
Bill Smith discusses a case of litigation gone wrong and the legislative change that is needed in many plantiff-friendly states.
Judge rules on Mammoet and Huisman IP case
Dutch court issues judgement on the Mammoet and Huisman intellectual property infringement case from early 2022
Mammoet investigating Huisman over possible IP issue: UPDATED
Heavy lift giant investigating “the possible violation” of its intellectual property rights by Huisman and BMS
Is construction taking slave labour seriously?
The International Labour Organisation estimates that 4.5 million people are currently working in construction against their will
New SCRA resource to help tower crane rental agreements
Understanding Tower Crane Bare Rental Agreements was introduced last week at the Crane and Rigging Workshop in Chicago, USA
Fontaine unveils California legal extendable trailers
The four new Xcalibur extendable models are 53 feet in the closed position and 90 feet fully opened.
Video: Tower Cranes North America (TCNA) 2020
A full recording of the 2020 Tower Cranes North America online conference is now available
Tadano initiates restructuring
Protective Shield Proceedings set in motion by Tadano for its German subsidiaries
SEC settles charges against Manitex and former executives
The Securities and Exchange Commission has settled charges from accounting fraud schemes at Manitex International in 2014 and 2016
TNT files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection
US crane rental company TNT Crane & Rigging files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, citing Covid-19 and falling oil and gas prices
Talent show: operator training
Attracting talent and effective training are key to solving the industry’s skill shortage; You can take your pick of many training organisations
Ahern serves Tanfield legal summons
The majority owner of Snorkel is taking Tanfield to court over claimed contractual breaches
Tyre age limit proposal
Ten year age limit proposed for heavy vehicle tyres in the United Kingdom
National Grid fined for crane death
Power supplier admits UK health and safety breach
JCB wins patent case against Manitou
JCB said a French court has granted it a preliminary injunction against Manitou. Manitou said it is appealing the ruling
More ECOL trials
Next ECOL trials scheduled as European operator licence scheme prepares for 2019 launch
Police recover stolen crane
Hovago’s stolen 300 tonne Liebherr mobile crane found in Belgium
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