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Greiner tackles historic bridge

Greiner Industries used its Demag AC 500 to remove an historic bridge that was heavy and rickety.

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Compact work in Cali

A Maeda MC405 mini crane works on the expansion of a crucial San Francisco ferry terminal.

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Maintaining wire rope for safety and performance on the jobsite

Wire rope maintenance ensures longer life and safer operations.

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ACT reviews ICUEE 2019

Record attendance and temperatures set the stage for a successful, albeit sweaty, International Construction & Utility Equipment Exposition.

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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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Financing cranes and transport equipment

A discussion of equipment finance trends and issues. 

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Heavy haul projects require street smarts

Never run-of-the-mill projects, heavy hauling requires crackerjack know-how and ingenuity.  

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Tower crane market is steady, but temperamental

As the market for tower cranes levels off, product variety across the industry is greatly increasing.

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Stephenson goes National

Bob’s Crane Service and Bauman Crane are two more customers for National Cranes from Stephenson. 

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Sarah Emig breaks industry barriers

Sarah Emig is breaking the mold as a young crane operator at Connelly Crane. Hannah Sundermeyer reports. 

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Crane company fundraising for cancer research

Empire Crane Company’s CEO Luke Lonergan is participating in Swim Across America in an effort to raise money for cancer research, prevention, and treatment. 

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Mazzella unveils online inspection course

Mazzella Companies has launched a new online course to complement the Lifting U brand of classroom and online training programs. 

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Kalyn Siebert partners with Kenworth of Louisiana

Trailer manufacturer Kalyn Siebert announced a new partnership with Kenworth of Louisiana. 

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Board changes at Terex

Multiple leavers and joiners to change Terex Corporation board composition at end of 2019. 

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Detailing guide update

The Steel Erectors Association of America and the National Institute of Steel Detailing have updated a practical guide for erection procedures. 

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Fines for Seattle tower collapse

Washington State issues fines for April 2019 collapse of tower crane in Seattle. 

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Mexican move by Mammoet

Heavy lifting specialist completes phase one of expansion at Port of Veracruz. 

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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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RISK MANAGEMENT: Understanding the ‘Reptile Theory’

Bill Smith discusses how to protect your company from a frustrating legal trend.

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SC&RA NEWS: How well do you know your financials?

The answer could be the difference between your business surviving and thriving.

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SC&RA COMMENT: Changes ahead

Workplace safety gets a new weighting system.

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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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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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Western Pacific purchases NBT30H-2

Western Pacific has added the new National Crane NBT30H-2 TM boom truck to its fleet.

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Senator tours Trail King

In celebration of Manufacturing Day, US Senator John Thune made a stop at the Trail King Mitchell, SD production facility.

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Texas schools to host Lift & Move USA

Lift & Move USA, featuring career paths for specialized transportation, crane, rigging, and machinery moving operations, is coming to Texas this fall.

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Tower trio new from Terex

Three new tower cranes, including the company’s first hydraulic luffer, to join the Terex Cranes range. 

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