Crane Equipment News

Jordan Pile Driving replacing steel spans
Using eight crawler cranes secured to Flexi-Float sectional barges, Mobile, AL-based Jordan Pile Driving is replacing steel spans on three CSX railroad bridges demolished by Hurricane Katrina.
Computer-controlled strand jacks set to lift Bay Bridge transition
The first transition span of the new San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge is being lifted into place this month using computer-controlled Hydrospex strand jacks.
Monumental move -moving the transition spans for the new Oakland Bay Bridge
In the 1930s, Bigge Crane & Rigging hauled the steel for the construction of the famous Golden Gate Bridge. More than 70 years later, the company hauled the first of two, 2,000-ton transition spans for the new San Francisco Bay Bridge. ACT reports
Easy up and around - a new generation of specialized lifting equipment
The demand for specialized lifting has produced a new generation of equipment that offers innovative solutions for increasingly complicated jobs
Bay Cranes takes large Liebherrs
Six of 10 new Liebherr cranes have been delivered over the last few months, ordered by New York-based Bay Cranes, according to its president, Kenneth Bernardo.
New Goldhofer system: hydraulics for heavy transport
Goldhofer has launched a hydraulic heavy transport trailer system for the North American market, writes ACT correspondent Gino Koster.
Morrow adding additional hoists to rental fleet
Morrow Equipment USA plans to add 30 new hoists to its already large fleet of tower cranes and hoists. Morrow recently ordered 10 Alimak Hek Scando 650 FC-S dual hoist systems and 20 new single car Scando 650 units.
Dash mounted charger
OMNEX Control Systems is set to introduce its new CCDOCK contact-less charging system for use with its T110C transmitter at the upcoming ConExpo-Con/Agg event in March.
Electric wire rope hoist
The CXT1 electric wire rope hoist was designed to meet the needs of industrial lifting applications. The wire rope hoists, available from Konecranes, are manufactured for one and two ton lifting applications where trouble-free performance is needed.
Jergens standard and special configurations pins
The new Kwik-Lok Pins (KLPs) offer advantages in a variety of construction applications for cranes, scaffolding equipment, mining equipment, drilling equipment, lifting equipment including hoists, slings, and cables, and in trailer beds.
Hirschmann's new mobile controller
Among Hirschmann's several new products set to debut at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2008, the main focus will be the introduction of its Scalable Mobile Controller.
Booming business
Dave Marcason of Superior Crane & Rigging in Norwood, NJ expects superior performance from his Altec boom trucks. Marcason and his son Brian serve a range of clients throughout the New York City/New Jersey area.
Elliott introducing new track-mounted crane and digger
In its 26-ton and 30-ton boom truck category, Elliott Equipment Company has developed a track-mounted crane and digger unit that can be seen at ConExpo Con/Agg 2008 in Las Vegas.
Grove GTK1100 makes debut lift
Manitowoc's Grove GTK1100 crane recently completed its inaugural lift for Repower Systems, which was installing a 2 kW wind turbine in Ilshofen, Baden Würtemberg in Germany.
Used Krupp goes for big bucks at Ritchie Bros. auction
Ritchie Bros. finished the year with a cash infusion, selling more than 2,700 trucks and other construction equipment at an auction in Fort Worth, TX in early December.
Potain performs at Piatt Place in Pittsburgh
A Manitowoc Potain HDT 80 working for sub-contractor Century Steel Erectors helped add two stories to Piatt Place in Pittsburgh, PA.
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