All Alternative Lifting/Jacking Systems Articles

Enerpac launches lifter for small spaces
Confined space in factories, industrial plants and hospitals are all natural environments for the new Enerpac telescopic gantry
Gantries are ‘can-do’ tool
Gantry systems extend the realm of industrial lifting heavier and higher.
Chicago bridge jack job
Engineered Rigging uses Enerpac strand jacks as effective crane alternative in Cline Avenue Bridge build
Deep South and Barnhart tackle refinery work
Installation of a huge combination tower at a refinery in Beaumont, TX required expert planning and execution by the team at Deep South Crane & Rigging
CS350 added to Sarens climbing jack fleet
New CS350 climbing jack lifting system joins CS1000 and CS5000 models in the Sarens heavy lift fleet
Rigger trucks aid project customization and versatility
Rigger trucks offer large capacity on a smaller scale.
SpecializedLifting50: Change up
After a year of acqusitions and expansions, the annual ACT SpecializedLifting50 shows rises and declines across the board. Hannah Sundermeyer reports.
J&R Engineering builds a better mousetrap
The Lift-N-Lock gantry has lifted some of world’s most important machinery as well as historic artifacts.
Lifting ingenuity in South Pole
A new spreader beam system was designed to withstand the bitter cold and harsh environment in Antarctica
Heavy haul projects require street smarts
Never run-of-the-mill projects, heavy hauling requires crackerjack know-how and ingenuity.  
Imperial Crane rescues fire truck
Imperial Crane Services rushed to the aid of a Chicago fire truck trapped in a parking garage.
Building bridges across North America
The ACT team rounds up some of the latest in innovative bridge projects, 
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.
Modulift beam aids LTM 11200-9.1 in Quebec
A Modulift spreader beam was used beneath the hook of the largest mobile crane manufactured in serial production in the world, at the Turcot Interchange, a three-level stack freeway project in Quebec, Canada. 
Engineered Rigging opens in Europe
Netherlands base established for Engineered Rigging in Europe
Lifting beam system serves as project-specific solution
A cantilever lifting beam system offered an innovative solution to install a drive motor into a small window at a power plant.
Berard utilizes HT300 for Riverside Cabin project
Berard chose its 300-ton capacity HT300 heavy track hydraulic skidding system to move a 60,000-pound cabin onto foundations on the banks of the Mississippi in Baton Rouge, LA.
R&M overhead crane solution for dealership
Milwaukee Crane & Equipment has installed a custom, 10-ton capacity overhead crane at Papé Machinery’s new construction and forestry equipment dealership in Ponderay, ID.
Lifting Gear Hire upgrades load cell fleet
LGH has initiated a major overhaul of its load cell fleet and placed a landmark order for manufacturer Straightpoint’s (SP) Radiolink plus units. 
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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