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The 2019 SC&RA Specialized Transportation Symposium in the USA will showcase a wide range of exhibitors

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LR1300 SX at work on Florida casino project

Facilitated by a Liebherr LR 1300 SX Crawler Crane, Superior Rigging & Erecting erected the steel structure for the new Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, FL.

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SPMTs make mega moves

Self-propelled modular transport systems (SPMTs) are used to transport and set some of the world’s largest pieces of equipment and components. From bridges to power plant transformers to huge vessels, transporting and moving oversized cargoes with these innovative and heavy-duty machines has grown in popularity across North America. It’s a ...

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Boom dolly demand on the rise

Despite design and regulatory challenges, demand for boom dollies continues to improve.

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Hisrich's double skill set

Ed Hisrich has settled into his new role as vice president of sales at Broderson Manufacturing.

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A crucial transportation tool

The demand for experienced pilot car services continues to be strong.

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BAUMA PREVIEW: The big show

The world’s largest construction industry tradeshow will be held in Munich, Germany April 8-14.

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SC&RA publicly releases Qualified Operator Evaluation forms ahead of deadline

SC&RA’s innovative new evaluation forms set the table for standardization.

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Cropac orders seven Terex boom trucks

Cropac Equipment is adding seven new Terex Crossover 8000 boom truck cranes to its equipment inventory.

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Manitowoc releases free boom configurator app

The Manitowoc Boom Length Selector App allows you to use your smartphone to determine the best overall boom and jib length combination based on your lift parameters.

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Grove to launch successor to GMK3060 at bauma 2019

The new GMK3060L features a 157.5 foot boom and significantly stronger load charts.

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ACT Specialized Lifting 50 Form

American Cranes & Transport is now surveying for our eighth Annual 2019 Specialized 50 list which will be printed in our March 2019 edition.

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Trail King adds talent to marketing team

Amber Hiles, has joined the Trail King Sales department as a marketing coordinator located in Mitchell, SD.

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Mammoet moves historic locomotives

A steam locomotive has been moved by Mammoet.

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Manitowoc Bauma launches

Six new cranes will be shown at Bauma in Munich by manufacturer Manitowoc.

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Dominion Energy Virginia purchases Link-Belt RT

Dominion Energy Virginia, a unit of Dominion Energy, finalized purchase of a Link-Belt 150-ton RTC-80150 Series II for North Anna Power Station in Mineral, VA.

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Manitowoc showcases latest Shuttlelift crane at The Rental Show

Manitowoc Cranes will exhibit its Shuttlelift SCD15 crane at The Rental Show 2019, which will take place from February 17-20 in Anaheim, CA.

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SC&RA News

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SC&RA NEWS: On the right track

SC&RA seeks nationwide uniform permit harmonization within next two years.

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SC&RA COMMENT: Increasing performance

Are you maximizing efficiency within your fleet?

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SC&RA publicly releases Qualified Operator Evaluation forms ahead of deadline

SC&RA’s innovative new evaluation forms set the table for standardization.

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SC&RA COMMENT: The right match

Try recruiting without all the bells and whistles

Cometto 1

SPMTs make mega moves

Self-propelled modular transport systems (SPMTs) are used to transport and set some of the world’s largest pieces of equipment and components. From bridges to power plant transformers to huge vessels, transporting and moving oversized cargoes with these innovative and heavy-duty machines has grown in popularity across North America. It’s a ...

Lead photo edited

Boom dolly demand on the rise

Despite design and regulatory challenges, demand for boom dollies continues to improve.

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IUOE's one stop shop for training

IUOE’s International Training and Conference Center is a sophisticated training solution for the construction industry.

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Training and safety services in high demand

With OSHA Crane Operator Final Rule now enacted, training and safety company services are in high demand.

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ACT's annual auction check-in

Whether buying online or in person, auctions provide an important portal for equipment.

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Rigging for wind

Even a small increase in wind speed can severely threaten the safe performance of a tower crane.

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Mammoet moves historical vessel over Alberta's highways

The vessel left Dacro Industries, where it was constructed, and began it’s 3 day transport journey from Edmonton

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Brent to step down as CEO of NCCCO

Graham Brent will step down from NCCCO to head up the recently formed NCCCO Foundation.

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  • Cometto 1

    SPMTs make mega moves

    Self-propelled modular transport systems (SPMTs) are used to transport and set some of the world’s largest pieces of equipment and components. From bridges to power plant transformers to huge vessels, transporting and moving oversized cargoes with these innovative and heavy-duty machines has grown in popularity across North America. It’s a ...

  • Lead photo edited

    Boom dolly demand on the rise

    Despite design and regulatory challenges, demand for boom dollies continues to improve.

  • Aerial 3

    IUOE's one stop shop for training

    IUOE’s International Training and Conference Center is a sophisticated training solution for the construction industry.

  • Lead photo (9)

    Training and safety services in high demand

    With OSHA Crane Operator Final Rule now enacted, training and safety company services are in high demand.

  • 2008 Terex RT555-1 SN 86891 -3

    ACT's annual auction check-in

    Whether buying online or in person, auctions provide an important portal for equipment.

  • NEW LEAD PHOTO Robert Dimmitt tower_Dimmitt (3 of 3)

    Rigging for wind

    Even a small increase in wind speed can severely threaten the safe performance of a tower crane.