Self-propelled modular transport systems (SPMTs) are used to transport and set some of the world’s largest pieces of equipment and components. From bridges to power plant transformers to huge vessels, transporting and moving oversized cargoes with these innovative and heavy-duty machines has grown in popularity across North America. It’s a ...
Despite design and regulatory challenges, demand for boom dollies continues to improve.
IUOE’s International Training and Conference Center is a sophisticated training solution for the construction industry.
Whether buying online or in person, auctions provide an important portal for equipment.
Even a small increase in wind speed can severely threaten the safe performance of a tower crane.
Bill Smith discusses how your insurance agent can make your life easier.
The first electric Favelle Favco MK440E is helping to construct a new luxury condominium tower in downtown Brooklyn. D.Ann Shiffler reports from 22 stories.
Articulating cranes are known for their agility, strength and ability to get in tight spaces.
In the 13 years since he purchased Wolff, CEO Dr. Peter Schiefer has taken the company to a new level of success.
ACT’s 14th annual ranking of North America’s largest specialized transportation companies.
Mike Parnell discusses sling safety and a method to lower risk associated with sling failure.
Industry experts weigh in on the state of the equipment finance market and what the future holds.
With a new trade agreement in the works, the 2019 outlook in Mexico for the crane, rigging and specialized transportation sector is mixed.
Using telematics to monitor, understand and correct driver behavior.
Berard found the quickest and most cost-effective plan for moving two huge vessels to a Louisiana refinery.
Pioneer Heavy Haul transported a 160-foot-long cold box from Ontario to North Carolina.
A cantilever lifting beam system offered an innovative solution to install a drive motor into a small window at a power plant.
Hannah Sundermeyer reports from Link-Belt’s CraneFest 2018 in October in Lexington.
Take-aways from the 2018 SC&RA Crane & Rigging Workshop in Louisville, KY.
Shelley Latham reports on a 105-mile night-time move in Minnesota made by Perkins STC that involved a monstrous cargo.
The 2018 Sourcebook is a valuable resource for the crane, rigging and specialized transportation sector containing up-to-date information about 13 categories of cranes and lifting equipment and much more.
ACT is the official US magazine of the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association.
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