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Elliott Equipment celebrates 70 years

Elliott Equipment Company is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year.



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Senior VP retires from Tadano

Ron Dogotch, senior vice president, has announced his retirement after 25 years at Tadano.

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Terex finishes strong in 2017

Terex Corporation reported a strong finish to the year, with fourth quarter net sales of nearly $1.1 billion.


Maeda in action in Austin

Austin Iron, recently used a Maeda MC305-2 for a massive steel erection project.

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Cropac orders four Demag cranes

Cropac Equipment Inc. recently placed an order for four Demag all terrain cranes.

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Elliott names new VP sales & marketing

Tom Vatter has joined Elliott Equipment Company as vice president of sales & marketing.


Straightpoint pioneers Bluetooth technology

A new Bluetooth app for smart devices is now available for download and easy connection to the manufacturer’s recently launched range of load cells that boast the same technology.

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WIKA presents award to Crane Warning Systems

WIKA Mobile Control has awarded Crane Warning Systems, Inc. the Top Sales Award for 2017.

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Ritchie Bros. auction expecting big turnout

Bringing together IronPlanet and Ritchie Bros. is resulting in more than 10,000 equipment items listed to sell in the upcoming Orlando, FL auction.


SC&R Foundation supports workforce with internships

The SC&R Foundation has recently launched a new internship program for member companies, awarding interns with awards.

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Magnetek offers Flex EX2 wireless controls

Magnetek is now offering next Generation Flex EX2 wireless controls for use in material handling, overhead crane and industrial applications. 

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ALL Crane Rental of Tennessee wins award

ALL Crane Rental of Tennessee has received the Supplier of the Year Award from the Knoxville Branch of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Tennessee.

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Lift & Move USA adds to 2018 schedule

Lift & Move USA will be sponsored by NessCampbell and Southwest Industrial Rigging this year.

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CraneWorks buys eight Demag cranes

CraneWorks, Inc. has placed an order for three AC 45 City models, two AC 220-5 and three AC 100-4 all terrain cranes for its Denver, CO location.

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First Grove GRT880 in NY hard at work

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock is using the 80-ton rough-terrain crane to handle the work of multiple pieces of equipment, resulting in a considerable return on investment.

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ALL adds eight units from Manitowoc

More MLC650s and award-winning Grove TMS9000-2 are the highlights of the purchase.


Cropac orders 42 Manitex cranes

Manitex International, Inc. completed a $6.3 million order for 42 straight mast cranes


The 2018 Sourcebook is a valuable resource for the crane, rigging and specialized transportation sector containing up-to-date information about 13 categories of cranes and lifting equipment and much more.


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Telematics systems offer valuable data

What are the differences between the telematics systems offered by major crane manufacturers? Here’s the scoop.

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Miniaturization provides unique training opportunities

Smaller scale training and certification techniques are both unique and cost effective.

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Winter bridge work preserves historic pathway

Erecting the 250-foot Mansion House Bridge required expert solutions and confident crane work.


Righting ‘My Lady’ after Hurricane Irma damage

Lifting and moving a 1990 Hatteras damaged during Hurricane Irma required expert rigging. Mary Kanian reports for ACT.

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Wolffkran tower cranes hard at work in NYC

Two Wolffkran luffing jib tower cranes tackle a Manhattan West development in a tight, urban setting.

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Ritchie Bros. sees early wins post acquisition

The benefits of Ritchie Brothers’ acquisition of IronPlanet will come to fruition in 2018 auctions.


Boom dollies serve as critical tool

Boom dolly manufacturers are producing safer and more agile products. D.Ann Shiffler reports.

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Staying ahead of an aging workforce

Hannah Sundermeyer reports on a unique apprenticeship program in Kentucky.


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Mi-Jack Canada joins Manitowoc as newest dealer

Manitowoc appoints Mi-Jack Canada as newest dealer for Alberta and Saskatchewan.

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WIKA Group to acquire Hirschmann MCS

Hirschmann MCS will be detached from Hirschmann Automation and Control GmbH to join and strategically bolster the WIKA Group.


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