International Cranes and Specialized Transport - October 2021
By Anita Bhakta14 October 2021
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Markets both for traditional lattice boom and telescopic boom variants of this crane type have strengthened in the last year but are hampered by supply chain pressures. Graham Anderson reports.
LIFE OF A CRANE
Crawler cranes tend to last a long time, especially the good quality ones that are well looked after. This is the tale of a crane through its already long and still ongoing life. ICST reports.
A period of spectacular lifts and plenty of wind farm investment suggest the offshore industry will continue to remain strong post-pandemic. Niamh Marriott reports.
OPERATOR ASSISTANCE DEVICES
Safety on site is paramount and the latest hardware and software, some already in use, and some still in development, can assist crane operators with their job. Niamh Marriott reports.
CRANES IN DEMOLITION
Sophistication in destruction might sound like a contradiction in terms but precision and a light touch, delivered courtesy of cranes, have their place in demolition. Alex Dahm reports.