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 •  April 24

Andreas Klauser has been appointed chief executive officer of Palfinger. “We are pleased to have found such an experienced executive” said Hubert Palfinger Jr., chairman of the supervisory board. “[Andreas] Klauser has international market and sales experience in the area of agricultural machinery and commercial vehicles and can translate the...

Cranes Today

 •  April 18

Liebherr Group has seen its turnover rise by 9.3% in 2017, reaching € 9,845m – the highest in its history. The company’s mobile crane segment saw a marginal fall in sales, while the tower crane segment's sales revenue grew substantially. Sales of construction and mining equipment - which includes mobile and tower cranes – rose by 14.5% to...

Cranes Today

 •  March 27

Heavy lift specialist ALE is now operating as a single business entity in Canada. ALE set-up the joint venture ‘ALE Roll-Lift Canada’ in 2012. During this time, the company worked on some high-profile projects in both western and eastern Canada. Following on from a restructure and demerger, ALE will serve the Canadian market with its own specialist...

Cranes Today

 •  March 21

Italian crane manufacturer Fassi has appointed new distributors in two widely-separated countries. To be as close to antipodean customers as possible Fassi has named Allcrane Sales & Services as its distributor in New Zealand. Established in 1993, Auckland-based Allcrane has built its reputation on servicing all kinds of cranes and lifting...

Cranes Today

 •  February 14

Palfinger reported a record annual revenue of €1.47bn in 2017, 8.4% higher than the previous year. The company attributed the increase primarily to the favourable condition of the construction industry in Europe and successful sales in CIS. Despite the revenue peak, profits fell by 14.2% year-on-year to €52.5m due to restructuring costs and...

Cranes Today

 •  February 14

Tadano Group’s net sales revenue in the third quarter of its financial year stood at ¥119.9bn ($1.3m), a decrease of 6.3% compared with the previous Q3. Net sales in Japan were down 2.9%, from ¥68.0bn to ¥66.1bn, while the company’s overseas sales fell to ¥53.9bn, a drop of 10.0%. As in the first half of the fiscal year, the decline was...

Cranes Today

 •  February 14

Truck and knuckle boom manufacturer Manitex International has announced third quarter net revenue growth of 44.5% year-on-year to $56.5m in the third quarter of 2017. In the nine months ended September 30, net revenues stood at $148.8m, up from the $132.1m recorded in the same period in 2016. Over this period, the company reported a net loss of...

Cranes Today

 •  December 5, 2017

Palfinger has expanded its product portfolio in the heavy-duty crane segment with the introduction of the PK 135.002 TEC 7. The new model is 2,000kg lighter than the PK 150002, and offers up to 35% higher lifting capacity when used with the fly jib. Two choices are available when it comes to choosing the carrier vehicle for the PK 135.002 TEC 7. A...

Cranes Today

 •  November 20, 2017

Bigge Crane and Rigging has expanded its Tadano sales market, and is now able to sell the equipment in New Mexico, Arizona, Utah and Colorado. Bigge has over 100 pieces of Tadano equipment in its nationwide rental fleet, and actively uses each piece of equipment servicing various industries. Last month, Tadano and Bigge celebrated the delivery of...

Cranes Today

 •  November 20, 2017

The Italian manufacturer of minicranes and other lifting solutions Jekko has started a collaboration with the Swedish company Hüllert Maskin to set up Svenska Jekko. Based in Vara, Hüllert Maskin has more than 70 years’ experience in the construction field, being already the official dealer for Merlo in Sweden and efficiently provides a great...