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James Lomma 1945-2019

James Lomma, owner of New York Crane, Lomma Inc. and TES Inc., passed away on Sunday, July 14. 

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Empire adds three Demag ATs

Empire Crane has now ordered three new 3-axle Demag AC-60-3 all terrain cranes. 

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Trand uses LG 1750 for wind turbine project

A Liebherr LG 1750 provided the primary lifting power for Trand, Inc., during a nearly two week long project in May. 

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Jaso towers in Vancouver

A new Amazon HQ is being built using two Jaso tower cranes in close proximity equipped with AMCS anti-collision systems. 

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Mammoet and ALE in takeover talks

Talks ongoing for Mammoet to acquire ALE

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Bill Smith discusses four lightning safety tips.

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ACT rounds up innovative power plant projects

Hannah Sundermeyer rounds up a variety of power plant projects around North America. 

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NCCCO will be hosting a range of activities at the International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE).

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Link-Belt and Kobelco cranes aid space training

Julian Leek and Mary Kanian report on how cranes are assisting with astronaut rescue training. 

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First U.S. Demag AC45 hard at work

Steel Giraffe took delivery of the first Demag AC45 City in the United States.

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ACT Editor D.Ann Shiffler checks in with SC&RA CEO Joel Dandrea about industry challenges and what it takes to keep the Association viable.

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By most accounts, the conventional crawler crane market is gaining momentum. D.Ann Shiffler reports.

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Refresh your knowledge of the latest LMI/RCL technologies.

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Yonkers Contracting Company (Yonkers) is using its recently acquired Grove GRT880 on an infrastructure project along Route 17 in Harriman, NY. 

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Marr Companies expands operations

The company has broken ground on a new facility in Braintree, MA. 

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Expanded facility will double Talbert production

Heavy-haul solutions company, Talbert Manufacturing, has officially opened its newly expanded facility in Liberty, N.C.

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Bigge statement on Dallas crane collapse

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SC&RA NEWS: Lift plans ensure safer jobsites

Are you taking advantage of proper lift-planning resources? 

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ACT Editor D.Ann Shiffler checks in with SC&RA CEO Joel Dandrea about industry challenges and what it takes to keep the Association viable.

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SC&RA member companies receive their just dues at the Annual Conference.  

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NBIS RISK MANAGEMENT: Under pressure

Bill Smith discusses the hazards of wind pressure. 

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SYNOPSIS: Lightning strikes

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ACT rounds up innovative power plant projects

Hannah Sundermeyer rounds up a variety of power plant projects around North America. 

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Link-Belt and Kobelco cranes aid space training

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Steel Giraffe took delivery of the first Demag AC45 City in the United States.

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Hydra-Slide partners with Equipment Corps

Equipment Corps, of Stoney Creek, Ontario is now offering Hydra-Slide’s range of hydraulic skidding equipment for rental across Canada. 

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Two weeks to ITC conference

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NCCCO NEWS: Recruiting the next generation of operators

Construction Career Days featured education, hands-on activities, computer simulations, equipment demonstrations, and informational booths about careers in the skilled trades. 

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