Link-Belt

LBX Company LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Bejac Corporation as the dealer for Link-Belt hydraulic excavators, scrap and material handlers and parts in Las Vegas. The new Bejac branch is located at 3838 Octagon Rd., North Las Vegas, Nev.

Link-Belt Cranes, distributor Nixon-Egli Equipment Co. , and John Anglemyer, owner of Azusa, Calif.-based Anglemyer Crane Service announced the purchase of a new 110-ton (100-mt) HTC-86110 telescopic truck crane. (L-R) are Scott Dighans of Link-Belt Cranes; Tom Trevithick of Nixon-Egli; James Nixon of Nixon-Egli; John Anglemyer, Dan Nunley, Randy Johns and Al Basler, all of Anglemyer Crane Service; and Bill Stramer of Link-Belt Cranes.

Link-Belt Cranes, distributor Mardian Equipment and Dielco Crane Service Inc. of Las Vegas, announced the purchase of four new cranes at ConExpo 2020 — one new 100-ton (90-t) 100|RT rough terrain crane, and two 100-ton (90-t) HTC-86100 telescopic truck cranes.

Bigge Crane and Rigging Co. of San Leandro, Calif., and Link-Belt Cranes announced a purchase agreement at ConExpo 2020 for a package of six Link-Belt telescopic crawler cranes to be delivered in 2020. The package includes 140-ton TCC-1400s and 250-ton TCC-2500s.

The ALL Family of Companies is getting a major infusion of new Link-Belt cranes, with a total of 16 new units slated for delivery in the coming months. The package includes four 60-ton HTC-8660 truck cranes; four 50-ton TCC-500 telecrawlers; four 80-ton TCC-800 telecrawlers; one 140-ton TCC-1400 telecrawler; one 100-ton 100 RT rough-terrain crane; and two 200-ton 248-HSL lattice boom crawlers.

The joint-venture of Dunn Construction Co. Inc. and Wiregrass Construction Company are looking to deliver the Alabama Department of Transportation's (ALDOT) $68 million widening of four miles of I-65 (south of I-459 from exits 238 to 242) by this July.

In second quarter, the 2019 Seattle, Wash., City Council reached agreement on funding the largest new development in the city's history – a $1.6 billion expansion of the Washington State Convention Center. Joint venture Clark-Lewis (formed between Clark Construction and Lease Crutcher Lewis) was awarded a $960 million construction contract for the project.

Link-Belt Cranes announced the promotion of Tony Hatton to warranty administrator, effective May 1, 2020. Hatton has been a hydraulic crane service technician in Link-Belt Service since September 2011. "Tony brings a wealth of knowledge with his field service and technical background that will allow him to expand the possibilities of warranty data analysis to a new level," said Troy Krumm, manager, field service.

LBX Company LLC announced the addition of ESSCO Truck & Equipment as the dealer for Link-Belt hydraulic excavators, material handlers and parts in New York City and New Jersey. ESSCO has locations in Staten Island, N.Y. and Farmingdale, N.J. The Staten Island location is at 20 Kinsey Place.

LBX Company announced that the Link-Belt 245 X4 Spin Ace has won the EquipmentWatch 2020 Highest Retained Value Award in the Excavator Crawler Medium (21.1-50.0 MT) category. Winners were announced March 10 at ConExpo-Con/AGG 2020. The Link-Belt 245 X4 Spin Ace excavator is built to exceed expectations, according to the manufacturer.

An artist in Norman, Okla., Jocelyn Russell, was commissioned to create a 3,800 lb. bronze statue of Secretariat racing with its famed jockey, Ron Turcotte. Wilhite Crane & Rigging of Lexington lifted the Secretariat statue in late fall 2019. The statue was lifted with its Link-Belt 60-ton HTC-8660 Series II.