American Cranes & Transport - October 2019

27 September 2019

Included in this issue:

  • PREVIEW: WCTS
    Murray Pollok previews the World Crane & Transport Summit in Amsterdam in November.
  • INTERVIEW
    Altec Industries’ boom truck market leader Zak Hilliard is committed to building products that increase customers’ ability to work safely and efficiently.
  • RIGGING REVIEW
    Understanding how cold temperatures and marine environments impact steel lifting equipment and rigging gear.
  • PRODUCT FOCUS: SELF-ERECTING TOWER CRANES
    The market for self-erecting tower cranes in North America continues to expand. Hannah Sundermeyer reports.
  • PROJECT DIGEST: MULTI-CRANE JOBS
    Two or more cranes on a jobsite complicates lifting assignments on every level.
  • INDUSTRY FOCUS: TRAINING, SIMULATORS, VR
    Simulators, virtual reality and apprenticeship programs are the paving the way for the future of crane training.
  • SITE REPORT: TRANSPORT
    Alamo Crane Service beefed up its specialized trailer fleet to haul transformers for the City of San Antonio.
  • SITE REPORT: LIFTING
    Imperial Crane Services rushed to the aid of a Chicago fire truck trapped in a parking garage.
  • SHOW GUIDE: ICUEE
    ACT’s exclusive show guide to ICUEE.
  • SYNOPSIS
    Preventing chemical exposure on the jobsite requires education and training.
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