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  • Wind power contractors expect the market to pick up in late 2010 in North America.

    Optimism abounds in wind power market


    Before the economic downturn, transporting wind tower components offered a steady stream of revenue for many companies in the heavy haul sector. When will that stream began to flow again? Jeff Hampton reports

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    ACT Transport 2008: North America's largest heavy and specialized transport companies


    American Cranes Transport (ACT) presents its third annual Transport 50 ranking of North America's largest heavy and specialized transport companies

  • Working range chart for Fushun Excavator Corporation's new QUY90 lattice boom crawler crane. (Click

    New 90 tonne Fushun crawler


    A 90 tonne capacity lattice crawler crane with luffing jib is new from Fushun Excavator Corporation in China. The QUY90 is the smallest model available with a luffing jib and the largest that can be transported with its crawler tracks still mounted.

  • Goldhofer's new Mega PST/ES-E is a new generation SPMT (Self-propelled modular transporter) offering

    Goldhofer shakes up market with new SPMT


    In an exclusive report, Goldhofer shakes up the market for Self Propelled Modular Transporters (SPMT) by introducing the PST/ES-E. The new, so-called Mega PST, based on the 2.430 millimeter container width, features an innovative 56 ton (50 metric ton) capacity per axle line.

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    Drivers get SC&RA million miler award


    The Specialized Carriers Rigging Association (SC RA) has awarded 31 drivers a Million Miler Award for Safety Excellence.

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    SC&RA Job of the Year winners


    Winners of the annual SC RA Job of the Year competition were announced at the Association’s Annual Conference in Florida, US, during the Closing Night Awards Recognition Dinner on Saturday 19 April.

  • Since 1928, LeFebvre Companies Inc., based in Elk River, MN has specialized in the transportation an

    The Brothers LeFebuvre: third generation business


    Paul, Chuck and John LeFebvre represent the third generation of a family transportation services business that has been in operation for almost 80 years. In addition to growing the business, the brothers are working on a succession plan to ensure the company's heritage will include a fourth generation. D.Ann Shiffler ...

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    By association


    An association can sometimes be most effective when serving those benevolent interests of members which cannot be met effectively by individual action. Sometimes, opportunities arise in which SC RA can become even more powerful by forming partnerships with other associations