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 •  June 26

It is with enormous regret that we report the untimely passing of Adrian Bolton, the long-time Alimak Hek employee. Adrian died following a motorcycle accident in the UK at the weekend. Over his 28 year career with Alimak and then Alimak Hek, Adrian had become one of the hoist industry’s most knowledgeable, respected and popular figures. Cameron...

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 •  June 22

Demolition robot specialist Brokk sold a new 500 model within an hour of the start of the recent Plantworx exhibition in the United Kingdom that marked the official launch of the product in Britain. And UK managing director Martin Krupicka believes it’s just the first of many as units start to roll off the production line. Brokk confirmed that...

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 •  June 22

Sennebogen has set up a new Rental & Used business to offer a range of material handlers and cranes from its extensive rental park used machines. The new company has more than 50 available rental machines and a growing range of young used and refurbished material handlers and cranes, which it says will allow customers to react quickly to project...

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 •  June 22

At the recent Plantworx exhibition in the United Kingdom, Oilquick teamed up with equipment supplier Kiesel to show off its automatic quick coupler system. For the event, which took place at Bruntingthorpe in the English midlands earlier this month, Kiesel provided its KLS 400 lift star triple articulated boom. This believed to be the first of its...

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 •  June 21

Once again IRN100 rental revenues grew year-on-year – by 4.25% – with the presence of rental getting stronger. A total of €41.2 billion was generated by the top 100, meaning the €40 billion mark had been breached for the very first time. You can download the IRN100 report from the June issue of IRN at On a like-for-like basis (stripping out the...

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 •  June 21

German company ERA has used the range of MB Crusher drum cutters to complete demolition works on an old bridge on the A115 motorway near Berlin. One of the aims of the contractor was during demolition was to keep traffic moving – the old bridge had already been superseded by a newer version. Following an initial phase, in which large drum cutters...

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 •  June 21

Swedish crane hire company BeMå-lyft has taken delivery of a new mobile tower crane, the SK597-AT4, manufactured by Netherlands-based crane manufacturer Spierings. According to Spierings, the SK597-AT4 is the fourth (and newest) generation of the Spierings hydraulic mobile tower crane with four axles. Spierings said it has already booked orders for...

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 •  June 21

The recent optimism in the construction markets of South East Europe is set to continue, with expansion greater than GDP (gross domestic product), according to the latest findings of EECFA, the forecasting association dealing with the construction markets of eight countries in Eastern Europe. It said that the region was leaving behind a transitory...

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 •  June 21

Metso is boosting the capacity and safety of its factories in Tampere, Finland, with a new production line for Lokotrack mobile crushing plants. The company said the investment of around €1 million (US$1.1 million) will significantly shorten the delivery times of equipment models put into line assembly production. Construction will start later in...

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 •  June 21

A United Kingdom-based specialist decommissioning consultancy has strengthened its leadership team as the company prepares for further growth. London-headquartered RVA Group has appointed Nick Clark as operations manager. He joins following 15 years’ management in the offshore and onshore oil sector. Experienced in running, maintaining, and...