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BAUMA REVIEW: A North American perspective

Attracting a record 620,000 visitors, Bauma 2019 was a huge success, especially for American OEMs and customers. 




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Hal Lundgren reports the Canadian market is mixed but the outlook is positive.

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Truck cranes remain popular machine

Truck cranes offer a cost-effective and efficient solution for lifting assignments that need to be performed quickly.

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PREVIEW: International Tower Cranes Conference

The tower crane industry will gather June 26-27 in Vienna, Austria for the sixth International Tower Cranes conference. Murray Pollok offers a preview.

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Crane safety is Sicklesteel's passion

Incoming NCCCO CEO Thom Sicklesteel is committed to safe crane operations. D.Ann Shiffler reports.

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Gantry systems serve as loyal lifters

Gantries offer efficient, cost-effective rigging solutions. Hannah Sundermeyer rounds up a bevy of projects.


NCCCO NEWS: Make plans now to attend CONEXPO 2020

If you thought it was too soon to start planning for CONEXPO 2020 – think again! 


NBIS RISK MANAGEMENT: A three-letter shift

Chris Nelson discusses moving from CSA to IRT.



Bill Tepe discusses how, using risk management tools, NBIS has defended the industry for more than two decades.

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SC&RA COMMENT: Technology that pays

For truckers: ELDs make dollars and sense.

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SC&RA NEWS: Four under 40: rising stars in industry

Experience, dedication and ambition, this group takes industry leadership to a new level.

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NessCampbell tackles stadium renovation

The Providence Park renovation project in downtown Portland, OR required expert lifting from a trio of cranes in the fleet of NessCampbell Crane & Rigging. 


BAUMA SHOW GUIDE: The world stage

Our exclusive guide to the world’s largest construction equipment tradeshow. Compiled by Alex Dahm and D.Ann Shiffler


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Titans of the wind

D.Ann Shiffler reports on the most popular cranes for erecting wind towers in North America.


Express Mondor completes rigorous Canadian journey

Transporting a tourist boat more than 1,000 miles through Canada was smooth sailing for Express Mondor.

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Stabilization from the ground up

A round-up of wood and composite outrigger pads, mats and cribbing.


VIEWPOINT: The troubling truth of crane cameras

Bill Smith: ‘We have a duty to protect our operators.’

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Orlando auction serves as 'Super Bowl' of selling

At its Orlando equipment auction, Ritchie Bros. hit a record-breaking $297 million in sales. 

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Keys to safe night moves

Danny Cain discusses safety considerations for night-time transport projects.


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BAUMA REVIEW: A North American perspective

Attracting a record 620,000 visitors, Bauma 2019 was a huge success, especially for American OEMs and customers. 

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Lift planning goes mobile

Liebherr upgrades its Crane Planner 2.0 lift planning software with a mobile app.

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LiftPlanner aids intricate project

Unloading a pressurizer vessel from an Antonov 124 cargo plane requires a detailed lift plan.


Anatomy of a lift plan

Tawnia Weiss discusses why lift plans mean different things to different people.


SYNOPSIS COLUMN: Clarifications

The differences between certification, qualification and evaluation.

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Dynamic Specialized transports massive transformer

Despite a change of plans in offloading, Dynamic Specialized transported a huge transformer with relative ease.

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One-on-one with incoming SC&RA President

Mike Chalmers talks candidly with incoming SC&RA President Tom Bennington about how he created a career and a company that he looks forward to going to every day.

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Monster cranes projects

Several of the world’s largest cranes are performing super heavy lifting throughout the U.S.