FOCUS30 crane completes a
testing phase

Mammoet’s crane for confined spaces, the FOCUS30, have completed all required testing
and is now being disassembled, ready for mobilization to its first project.


Customer centricity drives innovation

This is according to Mario Ramos, Vice President of Global Product Development at the Columbus McKinnon Corporation. Lifting Africa finds out more.

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A brief history, strong partnership and further Global expansion

A company renowned for rail clamps is RIMA S.R.L an Italian based company who began
designing and manufacturing their products in the field of hydraulic equipment and storm
brakes at their factory in Varese in 1967.

A world’s first improved
high fatigue life shackle

The Crosby Group proudly introduces the world’s first improved high fatigue life shackle to end-users in the offshore mooring sector.

The disposal of rigging gear

How do you dispose of rigging gear removed from service? Many operating conditions can affect the life of rigging equipment.

Rough terrain crane 80-ton capacity

The new Terex Operating System TEOS offers improved information flow and accessibility to increase operating efficiency.

Design and finite element analysis of lifting equipment

An important note. This article is by no means intended to be a final or comprehensive overview of how any item should be designed or which standard(s) must be applied, but rather a basic overview of how FEA is one approach can be used to determine the safe parameters of a design.

Equipment manufacturers must be innovative to stay ahead of the curve

The fast-changing digital landscape requires a commitment to ongoing
research and development such as seen in the latest innovations in radio remote controls.


Automation and smart features in overhead cranes

Automation and smart features are driving the overhead lifting sector delivering efficiency and reliability to operations unlike ever before. Markus Otto, Process Cranes Sales Director at Demag, recently addressed
a hoisting conference on the wins gained when using automation in overhead lifting.


Ehingen / Donau (Germany) November 2017 – Tower cranes were assembled in September on the natural electricity storage site at Gaildorf, an innovative energy storage project being completed by the Max Bögl Group in southern Germany

Hiab, part of Cargotec, presented the world's first electric powered skiploader concept vehicle at the Freight in the City Expo, London, in partnership with Dutch electric vehicle manufacturer EMOSS. This fully integrated electric solution matches the load handling capabilities of a diesel skiploader truck

Hyva has introduced new big truck-mounted cranes which will extend the Hyva Crane range up to 165 tm. “The new models – HC951, HC1151, and HC1651 – with lifting capacity class from 95 to 165 tm, are ideal for the Rental Service sector for multipurpose loading activities 


Who would have thought that
by the time you are reading this
that it is already December 2020?

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New generation rotary
telehandler range
From Bobcat

Inspired by the company’s ‘Next is Now’ philosophy, Bobcat has announced a major new devel-opment from the company in the telehandler market.