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Blazing a trail: Edinburgh crane specialist extends trailer fleet

EDINBURGH-based Bernard Hunter Mobile Cranes has taken delivery of a new STGO Cat 3, four-axle low loader from Nooteboom Trailers. The new arrival joins a...
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Crane specialist goes electric in landmark deal

SCOTLAND’S first electric-powered mobile tower crane has been snapped up by Bernard Hunter Mobile Cranes in a move described as raising the environmental bar...

Edinburgh firm looks to reach new heights with truck crane purchase

EDINBURGH-based Bernard Hunter Mobile Cranes has added a second Böcker truck crane to its fleet. Fixed on a Mercedes-Benz Arocs four axle Tridem rigid chassis,...

Cargo handling specialist snaps up new mobile crane

MONTROSE-based Whyte Cargo Handlers has splashed out on a new Liebherr LTM 1250-5.1 mobile crane. The firm provides specialist lifting and cargo handling services and...

62-metre tower crane takes ‘pride of place’ on Glasgow skyline

GLASGOW'S skyline will feature a 62-metre tower crane over the coming months after The JR Group erected the machine at its Finnieston construction site. The...

A towering triumph: Comansa unveils new 21CM750

COMANSA has introduced the new 21CM750 flat top crane, the largest model to be manufactured at its plant in Hangzhou, China. Available in two versions...

700-tonne crane puts Edinburgh firm in a ‘different league’

SCOTLAND'S first 700-tonne capacity Liebherr mobile crane has been snapped up by Bernard Hunter Mobile Cranes. The Edinburgh firm has purchased the eight-axle LTM 1650-8.1...

New tower crane safety advice issued

The CPA’s Tower Crane Interest Group has issued guidance to tower crane users in relation to how the equipment should be left out of service for potentially lengthy periods of time
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Titan is a world wonder

ONE of Scotland’s most unusual engineering landmarks, the Titan Crane at Clydebank, has been designated as an ‘International Historic Civil and Mechanical Engineering Landmark’...

Edinburgh firm finalises triple crane investment

AN Edinburgh-based crane specialist has added three new models as part of its fleet investment programme. Bernard Hunter Mobile Cranes has taken delivery of a...
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Equipped for speed and variety

INDUSTRIAL job sites in Italy are deploying Grove’s new RT550E rough-terrain crane to carry out general construction and maintenance work. Three units of the...

Union issues warning over ‘greenhouse’ crane cabs as temperatures rise

UNITE has written to construction firms to seek assurances that safety measures are in place to ensure crane drivers are not being placed at...
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GMK6400 cranes are just Grove-y

SIX Grove GMK6400s will soon be at work in France. A steady flow of the 400 t capacity all-terrain crane has arrived in the...

Kirkcaldy business opts to expand crane fleet

KIRKCALDY-based Johnston Rigging has snapped up the firm's first Liebherr LTM 10160-3.1 crane. The family-run company, which specialises in structural steel erection, also operates a mobile...
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Peruvian partnership for UK crane and hoist producer

PERU'S largest industrial crane supplier, Movitecnica, has entered into a trading partnership agreement with Street Crane Company. The deal means both firms are now in...

MV Commercial and Hiab strike deal for 100 truck-mounted cranes

A deal worth more than £5 million has been agreed between Hiab UK and Ireland and MV Commercial for the delivery of 100 light,...

Family business extends its reach

LONG-RUNNING Dumbarton-based haulier Galt Transport has extended its reach with the purchase of four new Scania R-series trucks. The new additions comprise of two artic R490...

50-tonne crane deployed to social housing project near Oban

LOCHGILPHEAD-based MacLeod Construction has snapped up a 50-tonne Liebherr LTM 1050-3.1 to replace an eight-year-old crane in its fleet. The firm operates predominantly in the...

New guidance aims to keep crane safety on track

NEW safety guidance has been produced concerning the operating of cranes beside railways. The Construction Plant-hire Association’s (CPA) Crane Interest Group has launched the 29-page...

Denny lifting specialist places six-crane order

LIEBHERR has announced the first two cranes in a six-machine package have arrived at heavy lifting and haulage specialist Forsyth of Denny. The LTM 1070-4.2...

20-tonne crane towers over Inverness skyline

MORRISON Construction has temporarily changed the appearance of the Inverness skyline after installing a 20-tonne tower crane as part of the project to build the Wyvern House development.
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