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MAMMOET REPLACING HARDWOOD TIMBERS WITH SUSTAINABLE BAMBOO

Following the success of these beams in the field, Mammoet has now made a commitment to replace hardwood with a bamboo alternative throughout the business. Mammoet jacking operations all over the world are now more sustainable. For many years the heavy lifting industry has relied on jacking timbers made from a tropical hardwood – azobé. As use […]

Manitowoc M250 for Amirkabir Arvand

 Iranian rental crane company Amirkabir Arvand has taken delivery of 500 tonnes Manitowoc M250 crawler crane on its 51th anniversary. The Manitowoc m250 with maxer features 152 m boom. The new arrival crane went straight out on its first job at Lamerd where it was used to lift 250 tonnes reactors.  

Manitowoc sales up 8.3%

Net sales at Manitowoc in the first quarter of 2019 were US$418.0 million, up 8.3 per cent on the $386.1 million in the first quarter of 2018. The USA-headquartered crane manufacturer attributed the increase to higher crane shipments in the Americas, Europe and Africa. The adjusted figure for earnings before interest and taxes (EBITDA) was […]

Mammoet and ALE in takeover talks

Leading international heavy lift and transport specialists Mammoet and ALE are in takeover talks. Netherlands-based Mammoet has confirmed it is negotiating with UK-headquartered ALE in a bid to acquire it. Mammoet is owned by SHV, a privately held Dutch investment company. SHV was founded in 1896 following the merger of coal trading companies. It now […]

Terex sells Demag to Tadano

Terex Corporation has agreed to sell its Demag mobile cranes business to Tadano for approximately US$215 million. The deal, which is subject to regulatory approvals, covers all terrain cranes and large crawler cranes and includes the factory in Zweibrücken, Germany, as well as eight subsidiaries of Terex, including sales and service locations. The sale is […]

Mammoet reveal 18,000 tonne crane

An 18,000 tonne capacity super heavy lift crane concept has been announced by Mammoet. The Netherlands-based international heavy lift and transport specialist has combined elements from its existing MSG and PTC series cranes in the design of the new MSG1000. MSG stands for Mammoet Sliding Gantry. Commenting on the new concept Jacques Stoof, Mammoet global […]