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Crane & Rigging Workshop ShowGuide: Look out Louisville!

The 2018 SC&RA Crane and Rigging Workshop will kick off in Kentucky, September 26-28.



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Multi Crane Jobs: Bridging a gap

Working through the night, Beyel Brothers used a Liebherr crawler and a Terex AT to erect a pedestrian bridge in Orlando. Julian Leek and Mary Kanian report.

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Multi Crane Jobs: Booms go up in Texas

Maxim Crane Works will provide two dozen cranes, including its Manitowoc 31000, on the new Globe Life Field project.


Crane and rigging companies join forces for intricate project

Omega Morgan, Apex Steel and Lifting Gear Hire collaborated to install support columns for the 2+U project in Seattle.

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Sling standards revised

Brad Kelechava reports on updates and revisions to ASME B30.9-2018: Slings

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Crane cameras play key role

ACT rounds up state-of-the-art crane and rigging camera products.


Contractors Cargo completes mountainous haul

Using its erector-set-style trailers, Contractors Cargo moved more than 100 oversized loads from California to Nevada.

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Hot market for telecrawlers

Telecrawler producers are refining features and designs to better meet market needs.

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Goddard continues to adapt to ever-changing industry

Kenneth Goddard contends that nothing is routine in the rigging industry anymore.

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Tower crane fleets continue to increase

The ACTTowerCrane50 shows slow but steady growth in all categories. Hannah Sundermeyer reports.


RISK MANAGEMENT: Understanding new rules

Chris Nelson discusses the five changes for personal conveyance.


NCCCO: International crane experts meet

The annual meeting of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) committee that oversees development and ongoing revision of the international crane standard took place in June in Helsinki, Finland.


SYNOPSIS: DVIR specifics

The 411 on driver vehicle inspection reports.


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Crane & Rigging Workshop ShowGuide: Look out Louisville!

The 2018 SC&RA Crane and Rigging Workshop will kick off in Kentucky, September 26-28.



Cranes and power lines can be a deadly combination.


NCCCO: Registrations roll in for Certification Forum

In addition to timely presentations from industry experts, the event will provide ample time for Q&A on issues relating to personnel certification and qualification requirements.

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NCCCO: Recertification is the hot ticket in 2018!

As OSHA’s requirement for crane operators to be – and stay – certified approaches, NCCCO is rolling out recertification exams for its newest programs.

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RISK MANAGEMENT: Safety pays dividends

Bill Smith discusses the true cost of safety.


Referrals attract and retain talent

Building your workforce from within.



Manitex launches 11-ton carry deck

The Manitex CD110 lifts US 11 tons and has a 53 foot maximum reach with jib

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Bigge manages precision lifts

Strand jack systems play a critical role in bridge building.