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Start 2019 with Less Workplace Stress & Anxiety

Welcome to the new year! With increased opportunities in the job market during the past couple of years, more and more people are working. Whether your job is in retail, healthcare, office administration, construction or Read More

January 7th, 2019 |

Crawler Cranes’ Heavy Duty History

“Heavy duty” has been applied to many items throughout the years, including pickup trucks, shelving, sewing machines, industrial cleaning products, extension cords, rubber gloves and even magnets. The term is defined as “designed to withstand Read More

December 17th, 2018 |

You Never Know Where You’ll See Sims Crane

Recently spotted at Port Everglades in Hollywood, Florida, Sims Crane took part in the ever-important waterway oil-spill drill hosted by the Coast Guard. As part of the annual corporate OSR Equipment Deployment Exercise, the industry-led Read More

August 24th, 2018 |

Understanding the Center of Gravity to a Mobile Crane

Understanding the Center of Gravity to a Mobile Crane With mobile cranes, there are three basic components that has individual center of gravity points. We have the Superstructure, carrier and boom. Each of these components Read More

Manitex Announces a Highly Maneuverable Carry Deck Crane

Manitex’s new Badger CD90i carry deck industrial crane is suited for loads not easily reached with a traditional crane or forklift. The 9-ton, cab-down crane can lift a full load and move 360 degrees at Read More

May 15th, 2013 |

Liebherr Presents New LR 1250 at Bauma 2013

Liebherr has launched the new LR 1250 crawler crane to the public for the very first time at Bauma 2013. The LR 1250 crawler crane is based on the LR 1200 and has a 275-ton Read More

April 15th, 2013 |

SC&RA Now Accepting Entries for Annual Awards

SC&RA is accepting applications for its 2013 Annual Awards. The awards will be presented during the SC&RA Annual Conference, April 2-6, 2013, at the Westin Kierland, Scottsdale, AZ.  Opportunities include : Rigging Job of the Year Read More

March 13th, 2013 |

New Player in the Large Crawler Crane League

To fill the gap between 440-ton and 660-ton machines, SANY America introduced a 550-ton crawler crane, suited for construction of wind energy towers, fossil fuel plants, nuclear facilities, and a variety of infrastructure projects. First Read More

Sims Launches New Blog Series

Sims Crane & Equipment is launching a series of blog articles that will discuss the Top Ten NBIS Crane & Rigging Accidents.  We believe that knowledge is power, and the more we know, the more Read More

November 27th, 2012 |

OSHA Now Accepting Nominations for Construction Safety Committee

 OSHA is seeking nominations for eight new members to serve on its Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH). ACCSH is a continuing advisory committee that advises the Secretary of Labor on formulating construction safety Read More

Remembering September 11- May We Never Forget.

New York (CNN) — When you walk in, all you see is a construction site. Amid the hum and rumble of downtown Manhattan — not to mention the clang of steel and the tangle of cranes Read More

Spiral Staircase Leads To Symphony Isles

        A Tuesday morning at the Apollo Beach subdivision, Symphony Isles, is the stage for a scene not often witnessed by residents of this gated community. Parked in the center of a cul-de-sac is Read More

Harness Saves Two

A video received today is reported to be of an accident that occurred on Saturday in Columbia, in which two men survived thanks to wearing harnesses with lanyards of a suitable length.  The two men Read More

August 30th, 2011 | Tags: , , , , ,

Manitowoc Cranes Appoints New Vice President of Sales

Joe Mazlizek  Joseph Maslizek currently holds the position as Manitowoc Cranes’ Vice President, Sales North America, Lattice Boom and Mobile Hydraulic Cranes. In Mr. Maslizek’s new position, he is responsible for Grove and Manitowoc product Read More

Tower crane alert for North East USA

Weathervane that Crane! In year 2010 there were an alarming number of World-wide tower crane collapses due to WIND! The numbers speak for themselves, 27 out of 157 (17%) of the reported / uncovered tower Read More

August 26th, 2011 | Tags: , , ,