Incident Report - Auckland, New Zealand

In May 2018, Auckland Cranes experienced a near miss when the wheel nuts of two tyres on a trailer became loose while on route to site. This caused the two front left wheels to become displaced from the trailer, rolling into an embankment on the highway shoulder.

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Incident Report - Gold Coast, Australia

In the early hours of 9 December 2017, a Liebherr LTM1350-6.2 experienced an outrigger failure on the Gold Coast in Australia. The crane was being set up to complete a dual lift. During set up, the operator slewed to the front of the crane cab to configure the hook block with the correct reeving required when the rear left outrigger failed. This caused the outrigger to collapse.

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The smarts taking our industry to new levels of safety performance

The engineering solutions and technological innovations which continue to evolve offer inspiration and endless opportunities to advance as an industry, particularly in keeping our people safe.  Through appropriate application of the technology at hand we have an opportunity to drastically reduce human plant interactions, reduce lift cycle times and improve quality outcomes.

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World-First Technology Set to Revolutionise Crane Safety

Verton Technologies is at the forefront of progress in remote operation technology, having launched a world-first product which will revolutionise crane operations globally by improving safety and productivity. Verton has developed the R-series, the world’s first remote load-management system, to eliminate the need for human held taglines to control suspended loads.

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