Yearly Archive: 2019

Still Humming after 20 years

November 21, 2019 Acknowledging almost 50 years in the crane industry and over 20 years in partnership with the DRA Group. Gary West and West Cranes & Access Hire were more than welcoming when Cranes and Lifting asked to write a feature article in conjunction with The DRA Group. West has been impressed with the long-term performance of...
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Dundonnell wind farm

July 16, 2019 A 336MW Victoria wind farm inspired by local landowners, and then selected by the state government’s renewable energy auction scheme, has begun construction. The Dundonnell wind farm, north-east of Mortlake, will be one of the biggest in Victoria, and was one of three wind and three solar farms that won a contract with the Victoria government in...
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Stawell Gold back into Production

May 8, 2019 Stawell Gold Mine has reached one of its proudest moments in recent times, pouring its first gold bar since closing in December 2016. A “milestone” gold pour took place on Thursday, establishing the completion of the long and arduous process to get the mine back to full production once again. “It was our first gold pour event following commissioning phase of...
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Terex sells for $300M

April 13, 2019 Terex Corporation has finalised its agreement to sell its Demag Mobile Cranes business to Tadano for around $AU301 million. The purchase includes manufacturing plants in Zweibrucken, Germany including various sales and service locations. Demag manufactures and sells all terrain cranes and large crawler cranes and has been part of Terex for almost two decades. Terex...
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Nectar Farms planning permit

March 7, 2019 Progress is a step closer with the construction of the Nectar Farm glasshouse project a short distance from Stawell, after having the planning permit application approved by Council. Northern Grampians Shire Council held a special meeting on Monday afternoon to consider the project’s planning permit application. “It is a very exciting time for the Northern Grampians Shire,...
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The Hummer 55-25 55T Pick and Carry

January 30, 2019 The Humma 55-25 55T crane combines the highest lifting capacity and dynamic leveling suspension to create the safest pick and carry crane available. With a 55T lifting capacity, equipped with specially advanced hydraulic suspension system, ground breaking engine control modes, reducing wear and increasing safety, enables the Humma to operate in places never thought possible....
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