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ALL to the Rescue When Customer's Tower Crane Leans Over the City

We say that every well-executed lift is preceded by massive amounts of preparation. Why is preparation so important? Because you have to plan for when lift day doesn't go, well, according to plan. That kind of quick-shift-to-plan-B was needed this spring when a customer-owned tower crane suddenly began to lean over a building under construction in midtown Atlanta....


Manitowoc Delivers Indonesia's First Grove GRT8100 to Surabaya Express

Surabaya Express, one of the largest crane rental and transportation companies in Indonesia, has added a Grove GRT8100 rough-terrain crane to its fleet to help drive its business expansion into new industry segments....


Crane Safety by the Numbers — Lifting Projects Dictated by OSHA Rules, ASME Standards

The list of rules and regulations governing lifting and rigging procedures is long and varied. The applicable guidance depends on the type of lift and whether it's being performed as part of a construction, general industry or military project....


Looking Back: Cranes From Around the World Circa 1980s

The Historical Construction Equipment Association provides a look at Cranes from the 1980's. The Historical Construction Equipment Association (HCEA) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to preserving for public education the history of the construction, dredging and surface mining equipment industries....


Link-Belt TCC-550 to Debut at CraneFest

Link-Belt Cranes has announced production of a new 55-ton (45-t) TCC-550 will begin soon, with shipments set to begin in the fourth quarter of 2021. The TCC-550 follows a long line of product improvements and introductions in Link-Belt Cranes' telescopic crawler crane family....


Link-Belt Launches New 65|HT

Link-Belt Cranes has unveiled the new 65|HT, a 65-ton (55-t) capacity truck crane to replace its HTC-8660 Series II. The 65|HT comes with a new four-section 36.5 to 115 ft. (11.2 to 35 m) full-power boom that reaches a maximum tip height of 125 ft....


Steel Giraffe LLC's Demag AC 45 City Still Going Strong

When Steel Giraffe LLC owner Stephen Kelly began looking to expand his fleet, he knew he needed a crane that was adaptable to many different environments and capable of tackling a wide variety of projects....


HEC Students Engage in MLC100-1 Assembly Safety Class

Heavy Equipment Colleges of America (HEC) students in Stonecrest, Ga., took part in an assembly safety class on May 19 that used a new Manitowoc MLC100-1. Students spent the day watching the unit being assembled and tested at the school's field-testing site shortly after HEC took delivery of the new crane....


Steel Erectors Contribute to Community Revitalization Projects

Seven steel erection companies have been named as recipients in the annual project of the year awards by the Steel Erectors Association of America (SEAA). One winner was selected in each of four categories based on the dollar amount of the erection contract....


Utah-Based Wagstaff Crane Acquires Potain Self-Erecting Tower Crane Dealership Bronson Crane

With the acquisition of Utah-native Potain self-erecting tower crane dealer Bronson Crane, lifting specialist Wagstaff Crane is poised to offer an expanded range of services to customers in Utah. The purchase of the self-erecting tower crane specialist sees Wagstaff take over all its assets and business functions, although Bronson Crane will continue to trade under its existing name, and operate from the Wagstaff building in Murray, Utah....



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