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Sponsored: The History of Åkerströms Björbo AB

Founded in 1918, Akerstroms Bjorbo AB develops, produces, markets and services robust products to a global market for radio remote control of industrial cranes, mobile applications, door-opening systems and locomotives.

Posted on 17 August 2016 | 9:13 am

Mostrotest uses Sennebogen 3300 for Moscow bridge erection

by Sotiris Kanaris

Russian construction company Mostotrest has been using a 120t Sennebogen 3300 crawler crane from Kwintmadi to assemble bridge components in Moscow.

Posted on 17 August 2016 | 8:57 am

ALE’S Mega Jack performs first jack-up in Europe

by Sotiris Kanaris

ALE’s Mega Jack system, engineered to push structures of staggering weights and sizes, has been used to jack-up the main bridge of a bridge heightening project in Genk, Belgium.

Posted on 17 August 2016 | 8:48 am

Scheuerle SPMTs used to transport world’s largest monopiles

by Sotiris Kanaris

Scheuerle vehicles have been used to transport 54 of a planned 67 monopiles EEW Special Pipe Constructions to the Veja Mate offshore wind park.

Posted on 16 August 2016 | 12:27 pm

Kranexpressen purchases second Spierings SK599-AT5

by Sotiris Kanaris

High customer demand for its first Spierings SK599-AT5, purchased in February, influenced Swedish company Kranexpressen to buy a second of the 50m jib truck-mounted tower cranes.

Posted on 15 August 2016 | 11:43 am

ACM opens new depot and renews Kobelco deal

by Sotiris Kanaris

Australian Crane & Machinery (ACM) has opened a new service workshop, ACM Brisbane, in Eaglefarm, Queensland.

Posted on 15 August 2016 | 11:40 am

Despite vehicle licence ban, Baldwin says “we’re open for business”

by Will North

Following a UK traffic commissioner’s decision to revoke the heavy truck licences of four Baldwins Crane Hire directors, executive chairman Richard Baldwin told Cranes Today the company remains open for business.

Posted on 10 August 2016 | 11:57 am

Manitowoc sales revenue drops in Q2 to $457.7m

by Sotiris Kanaris

Manitowoc has reported sales revenue of $457.7m in the second quarter of 2016, down 4% year-on-year. The company reported a net loss of $4.9m.

Posted on 10 August 2016 | 11:54 am

Konecranes' acquisition of Terex MHPS clears, but Stahl divestment required

by Sotiris Kanaris

The European Commission (EC) has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition by Finnish lifting equiment supplier Konecranes of Terex’s Material Handling & Port Solutions segment (MHPS).

Posted on 10 August 2016 | 7:48 am

MeeMaken expands heavy lifting company portfolio with new acquisition

by Sotiris Kanaris

Dutch investment company MeeMaken BV has acquired offshore group Kenz Figee for an undisclosed amount.

Posted on 8 August 2016 | 10:18 am

Put simply, cranes are our business. Together, we benefit from many years of experience in the sector from actually operating cranes to the management of operators. We are the largest specialist recruitment business providing crane operators and lifting personnel in the UK. In fact, we like to think that we really are the industry experts when it comes to the recruitment of quality crane personnel.

Established in 1989, we have one of the most comprehensive databases of operators in the UK with some 8000 people registered for work and have successfully managed around 300 operators out on site at any one time during busy periods.

No other supplier has access to such a vast and detailed database solely dedicated to crane personnel.

Working with clients locally and across the globe, we can provide any type of crane operator for any duration of hire. From heavy lift crawler cranes with luffing jib attachments to pedestrian operated tower cranes, we have and can source the right person for the job. Importantly, all are fully assessed, reference checked and managed to ensure that they have the right skills and experience to meet your needs.

Whether you are a client looking for a suitable candidate or a lifting professional looking for work, please browse our website and get in touch with us, we will be happy to help you with any enquiry you may have.

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Llantrisant Business Park
Rhondda Cynon Taf
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