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Manitex names Steve Filipov CEO

Manitex International announced that the Board of Directors unanimously approved the appointment of Steve Filipov as chief executive officer and director.

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Return of the RT

As the market starts to recover, Hannah Sundermeyer breaks down the market for rough terrain cranes.

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Modulift’s Harshal Kulkarni discusses the importance of precise rigging calculations when using spreader bars and other lifting devices.

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Self-erectors aid Texas market

R&J Lifting Solutions is introducing the efficiencies of self-erectors to the Central Texas market.

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Tyrone Silva discusses simple ways to become a better risk.

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Jehle leads P&J Arcomet

P&J Acromet’s Stephen Jehle understands what it takes to succeed in the North American tower crane market. D.Ann Shiffler reports.

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ANSI grants NCCCO continued accreditation

After a thorough onsite audit of its certification procedures and psychometric protocols, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has granted NCCCO continued accreditation for its more than 20 crane and crane-related personnel certifications.

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Bill Smith discusses how GPS navigation can prevent bridge hits.

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New technologies can often mean new risks.

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Vice President Mike Pence visits Manitowoc Company

Mike Pence, Vice President of the United States, addressed over 1,000 Manitowoc employees regarding the critical urgency to ratify the United States-Canada-Mexico Agreement (USMCA). 

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Mammoet to acquire ALE

Agreement signed for Mammoet to acquire ALE. 

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New hire for Fleet Cost & Care

Dave Howard as joined the Fleet Cost & Care (FFC) team as client services director.

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Lifting Gear Hire rebrands as LGH

Lifting Gear Hire has changed its name to LGH as part of a worldwide rebranding

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New Hiab drywall crane

Largest Hiab drywall crane, K-505 HiPro, launched for North American drywall market

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Bishop Lifting acquires AWRS

American Wire Rope & Sling acquired by Bishop Lifting Products. 

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Manitex launches TC600

The TC600 is Manitex’s newly released boom truck mounted crane with a maximum main boom height of 141 feet. 

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Dubinok joins Zoomlion North America

Zoomlion North America has appointed Olga Dubinok as crane sales manager for North America.

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Tyrone Silva discusses simple ways to become a better risk.

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How to prevent bridge strikes

New SC&RA Bridge-Hit Training Program looks to cover all bases

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New technologies can often mean new risks.

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SC&RA COMMENT: Troubling statistics

Suicide in construction: It’s time to pay attention to a growing pandemic. 

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North America’s top tower crane companies

The annual ACTTOWERCRANE50 top list continues to mature. Hannah Sundermeyer reports.

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Return of the RT

As the market starts to recover, Hannah Sundermeyer breaks down the market for rough terrain cranes.

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Precision planning is crucial for rigging

Modulift’s Harshal Kulkarni discusses the importance of precise rigging calculations when using spreader bars and other lifting devices.

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Self-erectors aid Texas market

R&J Lifting Solutions is introducing the efficiencies of self-erectors to the Central Texas market.

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Bill Smith discusses the hazards of wind pressure. 

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Tower crane focus at ITC in Vienna

More than 200 delegates from all over the world attended the sixth International Tower Cranes (ITC) event in Vienna.

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Empire adds three Demag ATs

Empire Crane has now ordered three new 3-axle Demag AC-60-3 all terrain cranes. 

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Trand uses LG 1750 for wind turbine project

A Liebherr LG 1750 provided the primary lifting power for Trand, Inc., during a nearly two week long project in May. 

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Jaso towers in Vancouver

A new Amazon HQ is being built using two Jaso tower cranes in close proximity equipped with AMCS anti-collision systems. 

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Mammoet and ALE in takeover talks

Talks ongoing for Mammoet to acquire ALE

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