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Link-Belt announces 100RT

Link-Belt is bringing a new 100RT rough terrain crane to the market with the longest full-power boom available

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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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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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Overhead crane fleet arrives at bus manufacturer

Over 40 cranes and hoists were installed in GILLIG LLC’s new Livermore, CA facility as the bus manufacturer recently completed its relocation from Hayward to the Oaks Business Park.

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Jakobs named director customer support EMEAR

Terex promotes Guntram Jakobs to director of customer support for mobile cranes in EMEAR

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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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ALE jacks-up topside and aids speedier load-out

The time and cost efficiency of ALE’s Mega Jack system has been demonstrated while completing a 14 meter-high jack-up of a topside in Mexico.

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Demag delivered to Bob Hegarty's North Jersey Crane

Empire Crane delivers 2018 Demag AC 130-5 to Bob Hegarty’s North Jersey Crane Services.

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Multi Crane Jobs: Bridging a gap

Working through the night, Beyel Brothers used a Liebherr crawler and a Terex AT to erect a pedestrian bridge in Orlando. Julian Leek and Mary Kanian report.

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Multi Crane Jobs: Booms go up in Texas

Maxim Crane Works will provide two dozen cranes, including its Manitowoc 31000, on the new Globe Life Field project.

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Crane and rigging companies join forces for intricate project

Omega Morgan, Apex Steel and Lifting Gear Hire collaborated to install support columns for the 2+U project in Seattle.

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Sling standards revised

Brad Kelechava reports on updates and revisions to ASME B30.9-2018: Slings

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Crane cameras play key role

ACT rounds up state-of-the-art crane and rigging camera products.

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Contractors Cargo completes mountainous haul

Using its erector-set-style trailers, Contractors Cargo moved more than 100 oversized loads from California to Nevada.

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Hot market for telecrawlers

Telecrawler producers are refining features and designs to better meet market needs.

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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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Building your workforce from within.

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Moving forward with more clarity

Crystal clear:  FHWA defines nondivisible load.

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Engaging workers

How can you hold on to your older talent?

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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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SYNOPSIS COLUMN: Sky dangers

Cranes and power lines can be a deadly combination.

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NCCCO: Registrations roll in for Certification Forum

In addition to timely presentations from industry experts, the event will provide ample time for Q&A on issues relating to personnel certification and qualification requirements.

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NCCCO: Recertification is the hot ticket in 2018!

As OSHA’s requirement for crane operators to be – and stay – certified approaches, NCCCO is rolling out recertification exams for its newest programs.

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RISK MANAGEMENT: Safety pays dividends

Bill Smith discusses the true cost of safety.

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Goddard continues to adapt to ever-changing industry

Kenneth Goddard contends that nothing is routine in the rigging industry anymore.

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New 21LC1050 from Comansa

The manufacturer expands its range of high capacity tower cranes with a flat-top model with three versions of maximum load: 25, 37.5 and 50 tonnes

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ALL names Randall GM of Columbus branch

A key, longtime manager with the ALL Family of Companies has been tabbed as the new general manager of the company’s Columbus, OH, branch.

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Arrendo boosts inventory with four Demags

Mexican crane rental house Arrendo adds four Demag all terrain cranes in 100, 300 and 500 tonne capacities

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NCCCO to host third annual Forum

This year’s NCCCO Forum will again bring together crane industry experts to discuss personnel qualifications

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