Described as “a forklift on steroids,” today's rigger trucks fill an important and growing gap in the heavy lift sector, especially in industrial and plant settings where machines and supplies continue to increase in weight.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.