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Tower crane demolition

Explosives were used in an attempt to topple two damaged tower cranes at the Hard Rock Hotel building collapse in New Orleans. 

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Inspections, Violations, Regulations – How do you manage it all?

Nothing is more important to us than helping companies proactively manage their risk, which is why we often say we’re a risk management company with an insurance product and not simply an insurance provider. The reality of our industry is that it triggers a lot of pressing risk management questions.

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Inspections, Violations, Regulations – How do you manage it all?

Nothing is more important to us than helping companies proactively manage their risk, which is why we often say we’re a risk management company with an insurance product and not simply an insurance provider. The reality of our industry is that it triggers a lot of pressing risk management questions.

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NASA completes milestone sky crane test

Space agency’s 2020 mission will see rover robot land on the surface of Mars using a specially developed crane. 

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Konecranes designates new CEO

The Board of Directors of Konecranes Plc has appointed Rob Smith as president and CEO of Konecranes effective February 1, 2020.

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MLC300 accelerates bridge replacement

Positioned on a bulkhead on the shore of the river, the MLC300 has increased velocity at the job site, and now the project will complete five months ahead of schedule.

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SC&RA to sponsor sessions at ConExpo

SC&RA, along with its partners, are sponsoring 16 educational sessions at ConExpo-Con/Agg, March 10-14, 2020.

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Advanced Lifting Technology for Heavy Haulers

Learn what you should know when selecting heavy lifting equipment for your transport business. Grow your business with solutions that make your projects safer, more productive and improve your bottom line.

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Learn what you should know when selecting heavy lifting equipment for your transport business. Grow your business with solutions that make your projects safer, more productive and improve your bottom line.
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Working group forms post bridge collapse

A working group, comprised of twenty representatives was formed after the Skagit River Bridge collapse and other advocacy issues.

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238 HSL at work on Virginia bridge projects

iiconSOUTHEAST rented a new 150-ton 238 HSL lattice crawler from Link-Belt Mid-Atlantic for multiple bridge projects. 

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Denver Wire Rope acquired by Mazzella

Mazzella Lifting Technologies recently purchased Denver Wire Rope & Supply. 

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Altec celebrates 90 years

Altec Industries’ Zak Hilliard is committed to providing solutions to evolving customer challenges. Altec is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year.

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Environmental extremes and steel lifting

Understanding how cold temperatures and marine environments impact the safety of steel lifting equipment.

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PREVIEW: World Crane & Transport Summit

Murray Pollok previews the 7th World Crane & Transport Summit in November in Amsterdam.

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Imperial Crane rescues fire truck

Imperial Crane Services rushed to the aid of a Chicago fire truck trapped in a parking garage.

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Alamo Crane hauls transformers

Alamo Crane Service beefed up its trailer fleet to haul transformers for the City of San Antonio.

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Simulators serve as invaluable tool

Simulators are the paving the way for the future of crane training technology.

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Industry programs benefit aging workforce

ACT spoke with several companies implementing industry apprenticeships.

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RISK MANAGEMENT: New outlook, same message

Despite a fluctuating economy, safety, training and contract management remain as essential as ever.

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ICUEE Show Guide

ACT’s exclusive show guide to ICUEE.

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VR & AR Shaping the Construction Industry

Reducing accidents at height and promoting safety practices in the construction industry. Here we take a look at how Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) can offer benefits that other technology cannot. It also considers how methods have developed and what they hold for the future of the industry.

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VR & AR Shaping the Construction Industry

Reducing accidents at height and promoting safety practices in the construction industry. Here we take a look at how Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) can offer benefits that other technology cannot. It also considers how methods have developed and what they hold for the future of the industry.

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SC&RA to sponsor sessions at ConExpo

SC&RA, along with its partners, are sponsoring 16 educational sessions at ConExpo-Con/Agg, March 10-14, 2020.

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Working group forms post bridge collapse

A working group, comprised of twenty representatives was formed after the Skagit River Bridge collapse and other advocacy issues.

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SC&RA NEWS: Ramping it up in 2020

Specialized Carriers and Rigging Foundation sets new strategy moving forward. 

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SC&RA COMMENT: Avoiding fraud

Don’t end up on the wrong side of a racket.

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Environmental extremes and steel lifting

Understanding how cold temperatures and marine environments impact the safety of steel lifting equipment.

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North American multi-crane projects

Whether it’s two cranes working together to place an object or several cranes working in tandem to perform a massive project, multi-crane jobsites can be complicated.  

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Imperial Crane rescues fire truck

Imperial Crane Services rushed to the aid of a Chicago fire truck trapped in a parking garage.

100th Transformer Driving

Alamo Crane hauls transformers

Alamo Crane Service beefed up its trailer fleet to haul transformers for the City of San Antonio.

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Simulators serve as invaluable tool

Simulators are the paving the way for the future of crane training technology.

Edwards Moving (3)

Industry programs benefit aging workforce

ACT spoke with several companies implementing industry apprenticeships.

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Bishop Lifting acquires Western Sling & Supply

Western Sling & Supply Company joins Bishop Lifting Products portfolio

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Grove TMS500-2 aids helicopter

Digging and Rigging’s Grove TMS500-2 truck crane assists helicopter for radio tower antenna installation

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ALE awarded offshore contract

ALE was awarded a major steel catenary riser and umbilical pull-in contract by Subsea 7 USA.

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Superior Cranes adds crawler to fleet

Superior Cranes recently purchased the 1,375-ton capacity class Demag CC 6800-1 crawler crane for its operations in the U.S.

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Arthur J. Gallagher acquires Allied Insurance

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced the acquisition of Pittsburgh, PA-based Allied Insurance Brokers and its subsidiary, Ascinsure Specialty Risk. 

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