American Cranes & Transport - August 2018

06 August 2018

Included in this issue:

  • INTERVIEW: JIM WIETHORN
    D.Ann Shiffler speaks with Haag Engineering’s Jim Wiethorn, who recently earned his Ph.D., fulfilling a years old promise. His research has led to breakthrough conclusions.
  • RIGGING REVIEW:
    A Liebherr tower crane was erected in Canada as a permanent and innovative learning tool
  • ACTTOWERCRANE50:
    ACT’s exclusive ranking of North America’s top tower crane-owning companies. With numbers rising slowly but steadily, check out how each company stacks up.
  • PRODUCT FOCUS: ROUGH TERRAIN CRANES
    Manufacturers are designing RTs to be safer and easier to operate and transport.
  • PROJECT ROUNDUP: SPECIALIZED RIGGING
    ACT’s annual roundup of some pretty amazing rigging jobs.
  • TECHNOLOGY FOCUS: REMOTE CONTROLS
    What’s new in the realm of remote controls? Hannah Sundermeyer reports.
  • SITE REPORT: LIFTING
    When operator visibility was limited, F.A. Wilhelm Construction opted for a hook camera.
  • SITE REPORT: TRANSPORT
    Global Specialized Services fought against the clock on a 180,000-pound tower haul.
  • SYNOPSIS
    Bill Smith breaks down DVIRs.
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