Lifting Equipment

Alberta Construction Training Institute (ACTI) along with the Building Trades of Alberta (BTA) have forged a partnership with Alberta-based virtual reality company, Serious Labs Inc. to pilot an operator certification program for Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWPs) on Serious Labs’ award-winning VR MEWP Simulator. Source: Serious Labs Serious Labs has placed six motion-based MEWP Simulators at ACTI’s Ironworkers Local 720...
Manitowoc’s product innovation continues, with the latest evolution in its National Crane product line hitting the market: the NBT60XL. The model combines “strong and long” like never before, bringing the greatest capacity and reach combination ever seen in the 60 USt class — both for boom trucks and truck cranes. While the NBT60XL is influenced by its successful...
Crane and heavy haulage contractor MaxiKraft has placed an order with Liebherr for lattice boom cranes for industrial and wind power jobs – the order for LR 1800-1.0 and LR 11000 crawler cranes and the LG 1750 lattice boom mobile crane is the largest single order for lattice boom cranes that Liebherr has ever received from within Germany. It...
LiuGong NA has announced the introduction of a new 9-tonne midi-excavator, the 909ECR. Designed to compete in the critical 8- to 10-tonne size class, the 909ECR is a limited tail-swing design with wide undercarriage giving operators a versatile, best-in-weight, multi-function tool carrier with greater lift capacity and greater stability. Ergonomically designed controls and a feature-rich cab make operating the 909ECR...
The green line 5 tine hydraulic grapples recently introduced for Sennebogen scrap handlers include models ranging from .50 to 5 cu.yd. The green line series was created by Sennebogn to meet most needs of its scrap handling customers. Constantino Lannes, President of Sennebogen LLC, says the new grapples simplify purchasing of Sennebogen scrap handling equipment. “Operators can now deal with a trusted...
AUSA is going to present important innovations in its ranges of dumpers, all-terrain forklifts and telescopic handlers. The innovative digital format will replace the presentations planned for the trade fairs that have been cancelled due to Covid-19. AUSA will publicly launch its new products on the 20th of July during a presentation in the digital format. With this event, AUSA...
Linamar Corporation’s Skyjack division has developed a digital product, Elevate Battery Management System (BMS), that is designed to help drive the battery health of a rental company’s fleet towards longer battery life. Extending battery life is a key goal for many rental companies as battery issues are one of the main drivers of service calls, and one of the largest...