Thefts of crane equipment are “on the rise”
The lifters are sounding the alarm. For a few months, they have noticed, helplessly, an increase in thefts of crane equipment in France. The state of charge controllers (CEC), these on-board computers that equip mobile cranes, are primarily concerned. “This element, very expensive, allows the control of the machine and the limitation of its movements“, explains to Batiactu Eric Stroppiana, president of the French Lifting Union (UFL). Beyond the only CEC, it is all the electronic components of the machines which are the subject of thefts, is alarmed-t -he.