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Liebherr-Components inaugurates China facility
18 April, 2024 Liebherr Components has opened a new facility in Dalian, China.
  • CraneTech enters West Texas Crane Market
    CraneTech, provider of industrial crane solutions in the United States has acquired Twin City Crane & Hoist, based in Anthony, New Mexico that has serviced the El Paso, Texas market for 20+ years.


CSR: Kito Crosby’s responsible business
29 March, 2024 Myra Pinkham speaks to the US-based CEO of Kito Crosby about the efforts the firm is making in the area of corporate social responsibility.
  • Spreader beams and lifting beams: Take the weight off
    While spreader beams and lifting beams are the most popular below-the-hook lifting devices, there is still confusion concerning the differences between the two, in terms of how they’re designed and what they’re used for. Jenny Eagle reports.
  • Modex 2024: Making connections
    Modex 2024 will deliver the latest knowledge, networking and technology for manufacturing and supply chain professionals. Jenny Eagle takes a look at some of the crane companies exhibiting this year as well some material handling businesses.
  • Aerospace sector: Prepare for take-off
    Aerospace manufacturers are increasingly turning to cranes and other hoist systems to precisely place critical equipment. Overhead cranes add increased flexibility, reliability, precision and safety not only to aircraft production but all types of large construction projects. Jenny Eagle reports.


Liebherr USA, announces Divisional Director
18 April, 2024 Liebherr is pleased to announce the appointment of Shane Kuhlmey as divisional director of Crawler Cranes, Deep Foundation Machines and Maritime Cranes.
  • Berks Women2Women to honor Karen Norheim
    Berks Women2Women, a program of the Greater Reading Chamber Alliance (GRCA), will honor the 2024 ATHENA Leadership Award recipient, Karen Norheim, on Tuesday, April 16, at its 13th annual Conference and Expo.
  • Street Crane promotes production mgr
    Street Crane is delighted to announce it has promoted Tony Ponsonby from production manager to production director, celebrating nearly 14 years with the company, with a two-year hiatus in between.
  • Employee representation rule approved during OSHA inspections
    The U.S. Department of Labor has approved a final rule clarifying the rights of employees to authorize a representative to accompany an Occupational Safety and Health Administration compliance officer during an inspection of their workplace effective May 31, 2024.