West Midlands-based crane hire company, Dewsbury & Proud has secured an order for the UK's first Grove GMK 5130-1 all terrain crane.
The Lavendon Group is to withhold its final dividend after forecasting a £12 million charge from the costs of restructuring the Zooom businesses in Germany and Austria. Revenues will be roughly in line with 2003.
Dutch crane and access equipment hire company, Riwal, has become the first recipient of the new Grove GMK 5130-1 all terrain crane.
The deadline for the fitting of STGO plates to your cranes has now passed, but few UK companies are yet to complete the process. Confusion also seems to have returned as new problems emerge.
Manitowoc has announced that Eric Devautour will take over from Lothar Hahn as the new Geschäftsführer for Deutsche Grove GmbH in Wilhelmshaven.
Crane manufacturer, Manitowoc Co. Inc. has announced that it will sell 2.6 million shares in order to redeem part of a high interest long term note.
Senior managers at JLG have confirmed that the first JLG-Liftlux pre production units are due to go on test shortly with the first deliveries planned for April 2005.
Holland’s largest Access rental company, Riwal has announced a €29 million, 1,000 unit order for JLG booms and scissors and laid down an expansion strategy that should make it the second largest Access rental fleet in Europe in 2005
The statistics are in for November and we can confirm that Vertikal.Net has broken the record set only last month and achieved 349,098 hits in November with over 12,000 visitors!
Camarthen-based Davies Crane Hire has supplied the UK’s first Hitachi Sumitomo SCX900-2 hydraulic crawler crane to Morrison Construction.
Brambles Industrial Services has taken delivery of the UK’s first 100-tonne Sennebogen 6100HD ‘B’ series crawler magnet crane
BMS and Kran Ringen two of Denmark’s largest crane hirers have merged to create one of Scandinavia’s largest Mobile Crane and Access rental companies.
Active Rentals in the UK recently supplied a number of aerial work platforms for maintenace work on the UK aviation icon, Concorde.
The lack of planning is, it is said to be the biggest single cause of accidents when lifting, That includes of course choosing the right machine for the job. Is this the wrong machine or lack of a trained operator?
GT Access, the Bromsgrove based access rental company has emerged as GT Access Ltd, nine weeks after entering voluntary administration.
The official statistics have been released for Bauma China, the construction equipment show held last week in Shanghai. The number of visitors this year doubled to 50,000
JLG saw sales revenues jump by 44 percent in its first fiscal quarter to the end of October, while profits plunged into the red with an $8.7 million net loss.
Bauma China closed its doors on Friday with most, if not all, exhibitors declaring that they were very satisfied with the quantity and quality of the visitors this year.
Bryn Thomas crane hire of Flint in north east Wales, has become the first UK customer for the GMK7450, Grove’s 450 tonne All Terrain crane complete with the Mega wing lift and full luffing jib.
JLG has appointed Stirnimann AG as its sole distributor for Switzerland, The appointment is effective from today. Stirnimann previously sold Grove and Manlift aerial products
The 2005 IPAF summit will be held at Whittlebury Hall, next to the Silverstone race track, on Monday May 16th, the day before SED
Manitou the French Rough Terrain forklift and access equipment producer, has reported revenues up by almost 22 percent to €595(£418) million.
Kors Hoogwerk Systemen BV, The Netherlands distributor for the Denmark-based aerial lift producer Omme Lift, has sold the firm’s 5,000th aerial lift to Dutch cleaning firm, van Roon of S-Gravenhage.
Back in September we warned about mailings from an Austrian company called the Fair Guide, (vertikal.Net Sept 23th) readers tell us that similar notices are being received for the UK, CV Show