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Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 deliveries »
The Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 is the latest addition to the all terrain crane range of Liebherr cranes in Ehingen. It was shown in iron for the first time during the official Liebherr crane days in June 2012.
The LTM 1750 back then was part of the dynamic crane presentation in the Ehingen plant and was also on display on the crane parade in Breuer & Wasel painting.
The Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 is a telescopic mobile crane with a 52 m long main boom. The maximum lifting capacity is 750 metric tonnes at a working radius of 3 m. The maximum lifting height of approx. 156 m can be reached with the use of 91 m luffing jib and an additional 10 m telescopic boom extension. Also available is a fixed jib with a maximum length of 62 meters.
IMC buys mobile cranes from Convoi in Hagen »
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CranesY - New online magazine for the lifting industry »
In the beginning of 2012 a new news magazine for the lifting industry was launched. KMM Company SA from Switzerland has started the new website on CranesY.com. The online magazine offers news and information from and about the lifting industry. It covers topics about mobile cranes, tower cranes, harbour cranes and all other kind of cranes and lifting equipment. You also find news and press releases from the crane manufacturers as well as general information about the business from all over the world.
Coles L7012 Gargantua information request »
Today I received another enquiry for a crane manual concerning an older crane. Peter from Western Australia asked me for any kind of manual or information about a Coles L7012 Gargantua which would help him for the inspection of that old truck mounted lattice boom crane.
AmQuip - The Crane People - relaunch website »
AmQuip, one of the biggest crane rental companies in the United States, has launched a new website today. The first and general thing to notice when you visit the new website is that it is broader and created more eye-friendly now. The text is bigger and pictures appear in a good viewable size and no more as thumbnails only.
Mobile crane manual Liebherr LTM 1120/1 »
This morning I received a request for a crane manual from Asia by email. The customer is asking for the manual of a Liebherr mobile crane type LTM 1120/1. A quick check on G++gle only shows an ebay auction for the crane parts book, asking 300 USD for the book. Anyone here who has this crane manual and may want to give it away? Any help is appreciated.
Construction Apps for iPad and iPhone »
Today I found an interesting article for Apple fans on wireropexchange. They have published a list of helpful apps for iPhone and iPad. It contains apps for CAD drawing and design and several kinds of calculators for any possible application. Not mentioned in the list is Drew Merschat's Rigging charts app for the iPhone. Have a look at the list. Maybe you find some useful apps for your daily work in the construction business.
New website for Techlift »
Some days ago international heavy lift consultancy Techlift has launched a new corporate website. The company is based in Prenton, UK, and operates offices in the US and Australia. Techlift offers a worldwide heavy lift, transport & marine consultancy service. The offered services include detailed liftplanning and engineering as well as feasibility studies, heavy lift management, marine and demolition consultancy. The project site shows some very interesting job samples from around the world, working together with some of the best known crane hire companies. To me the new website appears well-arranged and informative: www.techlift.co.uk.
iPhone App for rigging charts »
Drew Merschat of RigIT LLC has developed and published a new interesting mobile App for the crane business. RigIT gives iPhone users instant access to rigging capacity charts. All charts include the basic hitches and their load capacities including vertical, choke and basic hitches. This new app also offers working load limits and diameters for screw pin shackles. In the first step RigIT refers to imperial dimensions and values. The version containing metric values is intended. For more information please visit www.rigitapp.com .