Australia-based heavy lifting tower crane specialist Marr Contracting (The Men from Marr’s), recently completed a world-record lift during the construction of the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge in Turkey.

Two tower cranes from Wolffkran Arabia are currently working on a residential building in Downtown Dubai that will offer direct views of Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Fountain. The 58-storey Burj Royale, being developed by Emaar, will contain a mix of one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments.

Kanoo Cranes, one of the largest distributors of industrial products from cranes to machinery in the Middle East, was recently part of a project for a large development in the Remram area of Dubai which includes a community with residences and schools.

Demag, a leading cranes brand that is now part of the Tadano Group, says its AC 45 City is the most compact crane in the 45-tonne capacity class, with a length of 8.69 m, a width of 2.55 m, and a height of 3.16 m. In addition, its carrier length of only 7.2 m makes it best-in-class in this category as well, it adds.

Manitowoc has updated its free diagnostic app to include Crane Control System (CCS)-equipped Potain tower cranes, helping operators to interpret diagnostic codes generated by on-board control systems and reduce machine downtime. The app already supports many Grove, Manitowoc and National Crane cranes.