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What’s new in pilot car certification?
Hannah Sundermeyer provides an in-depth update on the latest SC&RA pilot car initiatives and certification.
David Scales joins Chesterfield Trading sales team
Effective February 1, Scales will become a member of the sales team as a crane, wire rope and rigging specialist.
Custom Truck makes Canadian acquisition
US utility equipment specialist completes US$46.0 million acquisition of HiRail Leasing Group
Top training practices for increased construction productivity
Zack Parnell discusses how top practices align with McKinsey & Company’s ‘Construction Productivity Imperative.’
Mountain Crane acquires Olsen Crane & Rigging
Mountain Crane Service has expanded their presence with the purchase of Utah-based Olsen Crane & Rigging.
CraneFest auctions raise money for charity
Bidders at Link-Belt’s CraneFest 2021 donated $72,000 to three charities. 
Carlton Group acquires Crews Crane Training International
Carlton group acquired ES Hoisting Solutions in November. The acquisition of Crews Crane Training Internationl complements is a natural progression. 
Supreme Court blocks vaccine mandate
The U.S. Supreme Court issued a stay of the Biden Administration’s vaccine mandate for businesses of more than 100 employees. 
Dr. Tim Gerhardt joins Liebherr USA as managing director
Dr. Gerhardt will share executive responsibilities with Kai Friedrich, managing director for Liebherr USA, Co.
US construction firms predict strong 2022
Optimism high among US contractors, but challenges with a lack of skilled workers and supply chains remain 
American Equipment acquires Eastern Crane
Eastern Crane and Hoist is the fourth acquisition by American Equipment since it partnered with Rotunda in 2021
OSHA celebrates 50 years
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has released a video that commemorates the Administration’s 50 years in existence.
Link-Belt names new VPs of engineering and manufacturing
Richard Shultz accepted the position of VP, manufacturing and Gene Martin has been promoted to VP, engineering.
Taking a closer look at fleet management software
Larry Jeppe discusses how ALL uses fleet management software to improve processes, profits and experiences.
ArborWorks names Bardonaro CEO
Former COO of Maxim, Frank Bardonaro, has been appointed as chief executive of tree care company ArborWorks.
Sarens dismantles “Goliath” gantry crane at historic shipyard
Sarens was tasked with the challenging take down of an iconic 2,200-ton overhead crane at Navy facility.
Previewing the SC&RA Specialized Transportation Symposium
The highly anticipated industry event will be held February 22-24, 2022 in Glendale, AZ.
Mazzella acquires Contractors & Industrial Supply
The purchase of Contractors & Industrial Supply (CIS) expands the company’s footprint in Tennessee and Alabama.
Link-Belt Cranes completes warehouse expansion
The buildout adds 60,000 square feet of warehouse space to optimize Link-Belt’s Parts Distribution Center.
What were the top 10 crane stories of 2021?
Looking back at some of the biggest and best stories from throughout the year
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