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Sarens launches 5,000 tonne super heavy lifter

The latest SGC super heavy lift ring crane from Sarens, named Big Carl, is the largest in the series.

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Terex Cranes shares third quarter 2018 results

Terex Corporation reported third quarter 2018 sales of $1.2 billion, up 11 percent versus Q3 of 2017.

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SYNOPSIS COLUMN: Uncommon cold

With winter setting in, it’s time to talk about cold stress.

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RISK MANAGEMENT: Powerful words

Protecting yourself through contract language can help you transfer risk to the liable party.

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NCCCO NEWS: Certification Forum exceeds expectations

All the latest news and views on crane operator certification, program integrity and a host of related matters were the focus of NCCCO’s Third Annual Forum on Personnel Qualifications that took place October 3 in Baltimore, MD.

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Live from Link-Belt

Hannah Sundermeyer reports from Link-Belt’s CraneFest 2018 in October in Lexington.

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Crane & Rigging Workshop unites industry members

Take-aways from the 2018 SC&RA Crane & Rigging Workshop in Louisville, KY.

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Perkins STC moves massive fractionator

Shelley Latham reports on a 105-mile night-time move in Minnesota made by Perkins STC that involved a monstrous cargo.

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Lifting Gear Hire has rental business down to a science

Hannah Sundermeyer sat down with Pat Clark to talk about his role at Lifting Gear Hire and all things rigging gear.

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Mini cranes are diverse and productive

Diverse designs and easy maneuverability have led to a surge in the market for powered mini cranes. D.Ann Shiffler reports.

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Let's talk trailers!

New specialized trailers support an evolving market.

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Crane industry hosts open house, Power UP Workshop

In September, Crane Industry Services, LLC (CIS) held an open house for its new 8,892-sq. ft. Centered on Safety Training Center, located in Carrollton, GA.

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WireCo opens West Coast distribution center

WireCo WorldGroup has announced the opening of a distribution center in Portland, OR.

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Roll-Lift expands fleet with new LTR1220

Roll-Lift USA has recently added another Liebherr telescopic crawler crane to its fleet.

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New top model from IMT

IMT launches its range-topping 42684 hydraulic knuckle boom loader crane.

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Auriga orders four Terex boom truck cranes

Auriga, one of Mexico’s leading crane distributors, is growing its inventory of cranes with the addition of four new Terex BT 5092 boom truck cranes.

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Ranked by fleet size and total capacity of specialized transport fleet, this list is a “Who’s Who” of the specialized transport sector in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

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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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Confronting worker shortages

The workforce conversation is still open to ideas.

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An industry concern

Skilled trades are not immune to the Opioid Epidemic.

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SC&RA advocacy for the win

Key advocacy results in 2018.

CraneFestOutdoors

Live from Link-Belt

Hannah Sundermeyer reports from Link-Belt’s CraneFest 2018 in October in Lexington.

First Timers

Crane & Rigging Workshop unites industry members

Take-aways from the 2018 SC&RA Crane & Rigging Workshop in Louisville, KY.

Bridge

Perkins STC moves massive fractionator

Shelley Latham reports on a 105-mile night-time move in Minnesota made by Perkins STC that involved a monstrous cargo.

2010 Shop Photos 002

Lifting Gear Hire has rental business down to a science

Hannah Sundermeyer sat down with Pat Clark to talk about his role at Lifting Gear Hire and all things rigging gear.

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Mini cranes are diverse and productive

Diverse designs and easy maneuverability have led to a surge in the market for powered mini cranes. D.Ann Shiffler reports.

TrailEze

Let's talk trailers!

New specialized trailers support an evolving market.

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DICA to provide products for Training Center

DICA has partnered with IUOE to provide crane setup products at new Training Center. 

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Lift & Move USA offers ‘authentic’ careers advice

The latest event in the careers initiative was hosted by NessCampbell Crane & Rigging on October 11 in Portland, Oregon.

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