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Bigge opens Gulf Coast maintenance facility
Bigge Crane and Rigging has opened a 25-acre, 130,000-square-foot, Gulf Coast shop in Houston, Texas, USA.
Fourth quarter results signal strong industry upswing
Profits and revenues of major international equipment producers indicate a robust recovery in the global market
New CEO for Tadano
Toshiaki Ujiie takes over from Koichi Tadano as president, CEO, and representative director of Tadano Ltd in Japan
Tadano reorganisation plan gets approval
Approval received for the Tadano Group’s plans to reorganise Tadano Demag and Tadano Faun in Germany
Jens Ennen to speak at ESTA awards
Tadano Faun and Demag CEO will give keynote speech at online awards and market update event on 22 April
Range expansion at Ferrari
Heavy cranes added to New Age hydraulic loader crane range from F.lli Ferrari
New V 110 R electric crane from Valla
With a capacity of up to 11,000 kg and a lifting height of up to 10.4 meters, the  V110R was designed for versatility and ease of use. 
Force Control’s latest MagnaShear motor brake for cranes
Force Control’s MagnaShear motor brake employs oil shear technology.
Broderson rolls out new 20-ton carry deck crane
The IC-280-A is the first Broderson product that includes telematics as standard equipment.
Uptick at Manitex
Manitex is seeing an uptick in business for its PM articulating cranes, Manitex boom trucks and Valla electric cranes
New Effer 1000 loader crane
Hiab launches a 90 tonne-metre hydraulic loader crane from Effer with nine-section boom
Manitowoc reports loss but strong finish in 2020
The Manitowoc Company reported fourth-quarter net income of $1.8 million, or $0.05 per diluted share.
Columbus McKinnon launches Flex Fit radio control
Columbus McKinnon has unveiled Flex Fit, the company’s latest wireless radio control for mobile hydraulic applications.
Lane named North American sales manager for Link-Belt Cranes
A former district manager with Link-Belt, Gary Lane has been working for Link-Belt dealer General Equipment and Supplies.
In Memoriam: Bragg McLeod, 1928-2021
Bragg McLeod was a former president of the Heavy Specialized Carriers Conference, (a precursor to the SC&RA)
Alta named Tadano America distributor
Alta Equipment in the midwestern United States is now an authorised distributor for Tadano cranes
Wilhelm takes delivery of two new Grove GRT655L models
F.A. Wilhelm said its two new rough terrain cranes will help it deliver fast track projects in the Midwestern USA
Engineered Rigging facilitates a tricky power plant upgrade
Installing a new coal ash conveyor required innovative engineering and precision planning
New 5-3-1 warranty from XL Specialized Trailers
XL’s new warranty is effective January 1, 2021
Cummins’ revenues rise 5% in Q4
Despite 16% drop in 2020 revenues, engine manufacturer expects 8-12% revenue increase in 2021
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