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DC Bates to join Manitex distribution network

Manitex International had added DC Bates Equipment  to the trolley boom crane distribution network.

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SYNOPSIS COLUMN: Too tall?

Bridge strikes pose safety risks and they are expensive.

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NCCCO: Texas leads signalperson, rigger surge

CCO Signalperson and Rigger Level I/Rigger Level II programs are experiencing a surge in activity with year-to-date figures showing up to a doubling of examinations being administered over the same period.

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Synthetic solutions grow alongside project demands

Synthetic rope and sling products grow in innovation alongside project demands.

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Maeda mini crane proves perfect fit

A Maeda MC305 handles a roof-top take down.

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FCC's Hollowsky talks innovation

Fleet Cost & Care’s Bill Hollowsky discusses how fleet management software can streamline business operations and save significant dollars.

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Self-erectors are urbanized and unbeatable

Ease of operation and cost effectiveness give self-erecting tower cranes a growing advantage.

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Tadano ATF220G-5 purchase by Ramar Steel

The 250-ton 5 axle all-terrain crane offers a maximum boom of 223.1 feet and a 118.1 foot jib

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Link-Belt to debut 175|AT

At its CraneFest 2018, Link-Belt will unveil the 175|AT, a long-kept secret in its product development initiatives.

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Maxim serves petrochemical needs with Tadano

15 new Tadano 100t-160t RTs will add to Maxim’s business flexibility.

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Terex releases new CTL 272-18 luffing jib

The new Terex model features a 200 foot maximum jib length, 270 ton-meter load moment and maximum full-length load of 2.9 tons.

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One for all with Mammoet

Mammoet puts in one big crane to make all the lifts on major Gulf Coast project.

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ConExpo 2020 to expand footprint

An expanded footprint for the ConExpo show in Las Vegas, NV is planned, with the show including the Las Vegas Festival Grounds.

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W.O. Grubb takes delivery of AC 500-8

W.O. Grubb Crane Rental recently took delivery of a new, powerful and versatile Demag AC 500-8 all terrain crane.

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Lifting Gear Hire upgrades load cell fleet

LGH has initiated a major overhaul of its load cell fleet and placed a landmark order for manufacturer Straightpoint’s (SP) Radiolink plus units.

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Absolute Crane adds Liebherr LTM 1160-5.2

US crane rental company Absolute Crane a has taken delivery of its first Liebherr, a 190 US ton LTM 1160-5.2

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Edwards uses Hydra-Slide equipment for transformer changeouts

Edwards Moving & Rigging is utilizing a variety of equipment, including a 150-ton capacity low profile hydraulic skidding system from Hydra-Slide, to remove small transformers and replace them with new units.

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An industry concern

Skilled trades are not immune to the Opioid Epidemic.

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SC&RA advocacy for the win

Key advocacy results in 2018.

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Crane & Rigging Workshop ShowGuide: Look out Louisville!

The 2018 SC&RA Crane and Rigging Workshop will kick off in Kentucky, September 26-28.

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Referrals attract and retain talent

Building your workforce from within.

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Synthetic solutions grow alongside project demands

Synthetic rope and sling products grow in innovation alongside project demands.

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Maeda mini crane proves perfect fit

A Maeda MC305 handles a roof-top take down.

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FCC's Hollowsky talks innovation

Fleet Cost & Care’s Bill Hollowsky discusses how fleet management software can streamline business operations and save significant dollars.

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Self-erectors are urbanized and unbeatable

Ease of operation and cost effectiveness give self-erecting tower cranes a growing advantage.

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Link-Belt to debut 175|AT

At its CraneFest 2018, Link-Belt will unveil the 175|AT, a long-kept secret in its product development initiatives.

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Crane & Rigging Workshop ShowGuide: Look out Louisville!

The 2018 SC&RA Crane and Rigging Workshop will kick off in Kentucky, September 26-28.

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Terex RT 100US outlifts larger crane

The new 100-ton class Terex RT 100US outlifts 130-ton crane on wind turbine pedestal base construction project.

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Custom Truck acquires Great Pacific Equipment

Acquisition of Great Pacific Equipment sees Custom Truck expand into California

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