Spain’s leading crane and aerial Lift magazine Movicarga announced its sixth annual PEM (Premios Elevacion Movicarga) awards at the end of September.
More than 350 delegates attended the event in Madrid which announced the winners, representing all of the movers and shakers of the Spanish lifting and access industry.
The awards, which included the best new crane, aerial lift and telehandler products as well as the lifts of the year for cranes of various types and sizes attracted large Short Lists - or in most cases Long Lists from which the winner was chosen.
The winners are:
Best new articulated loader crane/knuckle boom went to: Palfinger PK 58.002 TEC 7
Best new telescopic handler went to...: Manitou ULM
Best new spider crane went to...: Jekko SPX328
Best new truck mounted platform went to..: Socage’s Speed range
Best new self-propelled aerial work platform went to...: Haulotte’s Compact scissor lift range
Best new digitalisation device & system went to...: Fassi’s Interactive - Service-System
Jobs of the year
Best lift with a spider crane was won by...: Grúas García
Best lift with an articulated loader crane was won by...: Grúas Tomás
Best lift with a mobile crane of under 100 tonnes was won by...: Grúas Hombrados
Best lift with a mobile crane over 100 tonnes was won by...: Espagrúas
Best lift with a crane over 300 tonnes was won by...: Grupo Ibarrondo
Best lift with a crawler crane under 300 tonnes was won by...: Rodio Kronsa
Best lift with a mobile self-erecting tower crane was won by...: Gruas Serrat
Best heavy transport job was won by... : Transportes y Grúas Aguado
Best Forklift company of the year was won by ...: Comercial Orbel
The Eleva Associations Award sponsored by crane rental association Anagrual, access association ANAPAT manufacturer’s association ANMOPYC and fork truck association AECE, went to: Jose Manuel Garcia Suarez, the chief executive of Grupo Roxu. As it considered him to be one of the persons who has contributed the most to the associations.
The Movicarga Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to...: Angel Parra, chief executive of Eurogrúas Parra