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SC&RA Workshop to be held virtually

SC&RA has announced the Crane & Rigging Workshop will be a virtual event, September 16-17.

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Zoomlion claims first electric truck crane

Chinese manufacturer announces fully electric 25 tonne capacity truck crane and starts production

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ITI expands services with new training acquisition

ITI has recently acquired Triple Phase Training (TPT), a company offering training solutions for overhead crane repair technicians, inspectors and operators.

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SC&RF announces scholarship winners

The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Foundation (SC&RF) has selected winners of its 2020 scholarship programs

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U.S. home building plunges to five-year low

April saw the largest decline in housing starts on record

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Potain tower cranes at work on Tampa housing project

Eight Potain tower cranes are being utilized for a nine million square foot Florida development project.

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Titan-2 takes 3,000 tonne Liebherr

Fourth unit built of Liebherr’s LR 13000 crawler crane handed over to Russian energy company for nuclear power plant construction

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Downtime Index: Southern Europe up, North America stable

Construction equipment use in North America and Europe continued to improve last week, with a 5% increase in the Downtime Index to 88.9

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Daru Unio expands fleet with Demag AC 45 City

The Hungarian crane service provider has grown their team of Demags with the purchase of a new AC 45 City crane. 

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Sany America sponsors J.D. Motorsports as NASCAR returns

Sany America and its dealer partner, Ironpeddlers, have signed on as co-sponsors of driver Colby Howard and car #15 as part of the J.D. Motorsports team.

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U.S. construction output to drop 6.6% this year

Overwhelming majority of construction owners expect an economic rebound by year’s end

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Tadano ATF 400G-6 performs bridge dismantling

Two Tadano 400-ton cranes, a new one and a 9-year old unit, worked in tandem at a bridge project in Austria.

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Demag AC 45 City places panels inside shop in Germany

Precision lifting was required to lift 3 to 6 tonne concrete panels.

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New Jekko mini crane to be unveiled during live stream

The SPX650, the latest Jekko 5-ton crane will be introduced next month. 

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Mammoet offering bare rental of select crawler fleet in U.S.

Mammoet will rent crawler cranes from its MidAtlantic fleet.

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Virus hits Cargotec

First quarter sales flat but orders decline at global crane and materials equipment manufacturing group Cargotec

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Sharp improvement in Downtime Index

The Downtime Index showed a significant improvement last week, led by Spain and Italy

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SC&RA Workshop to be held virtually

SC&RA has announced the Crane & Rigging Workshop will be a virtual event, September 16-17.

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SC&RF announces scholarship winners

The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Foundation (SC&RF) has selected winners of its 2020 scholarship programs

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SC&RA offers free brand optimization webinar

As a part of SC&RA’s Online Education Series, Tim Hillegonds and Mike Chalmers of Thrive Creative Services are leading a marketing webinar on May 20th. 

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International Crane Stakeholders Assembly hosted by AEM and SC&RA

The annual meeting of the International Crane Stakeholders Assembly (ICSA) was held during ConExpo in Las Vegas, NV. 

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Manitex appoints Boers as regional business manager

Bill Boers has joined the Manitex team as regional business manager for Manitex Articulating Cranes

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Irving Equipment serves petrochemical market with new Liebherr

A Liebherr LTM 1160-5.2 joins the Irving Equipment fleet at the new depot in Texas

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