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Power Plant Rotor Assembly Placement – Vandolah, Florida

Check out our latest video! Sims Crane & Equipment set a new rotor assembly at a power plant in Vandolah, Florida, and one of our crane operators captured it with his camera drone. Shown here is Read More

June 17th, 2019 |

Safety from Above

An article at EHS Today’s website reminds readers that safety in the workplace is of utmost importance, especially when it comes to falling objects, large and small. Wherever a job is being conducted, whether just Read More

May 14th, 2019 |

Vapor Body Heavy Haul – CMW Mulberry, FL

Check out the latest project video from our Sims HD Heavy Haul crew on site in Mulberry, FL moving this massive 58,000# vapor body unit for Central Maintenance and Welding.  The short trip included some Read More

May 13th, 2019 | Tags: , , ,

Sims Crane Launches Sims U, A 16-Week, Paid Training Course for Crane Operators

TAMPA, Fla. (April 8, 2019) – Sims Crane, Florida’s premier crane rental and rigging service company, has launched Sims U, a paid, hands-on crane operator training school based in Tampa. The inaugural group of eight Read More

April 8th, 2019 |

When Considering Crane Refurbishment, use a Dedicated Specialist or OEM?

Crane owners who are considering repair and refurbishment options for their machines can save time and money by choosing the right type of company to perform the work. International Cranes Magazine recently featured an article Read More

April 1st, 2019 |

All-Terrain Cranes a Wise Investment

A recent article in American Cranes & Transport Magazine (ACT) highlights the numerous positive attributes of all-terrain cranes and how the purchase of an AT crane can be a wise investment in the construction industry. Read More

March 11th, 2019 |

Selmon Extension onto Gandy Blvd. Underway

Our Sims Crane 450 ton Tadano ATF 400G mobile crane, nicknamed Atlas, and the Grove GMK 7550, Hulk, hard at work setting the launch rails for the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway extension onto Gandy Blvd.  Read More

March 7th, 2019 |

Flat-Top Tower Cranes’ Popularity Rising

Flat-top tower cranes are seeing increased popularity among construction projects worldwide. An in-depth article in Cranes Today Magazine explains the reasons for this upswing. How do flat-tops differ from other tower cranes? The main difference Read More

March 4th, 2019 |

Sims Crane’s Bob Berry Will Teach OSHA Cranes in Construction Class

TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 25, 2019) – Bob Berry, Sims Crane & Equipment safety director, will teach the OSHA 2055 Cranes in Construction class March 25-27 at the University of South Florida OSHA Training Institute Education Read More

February 25th, 2019 |

Sims New Tower Crane Fleet Expected to be Entirely Utilized by March 1

TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 18, 2019) – Sims Crane & Equipment, Florida’s premier crane rental and rigging service company, has announced that the company’s entire tower crane fleet, which was purchased last year, will be utilized Read More

February 18th, 2019 |

Hard Rock Expansion Features Crawler Crane Muscle

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida is undergoing a massive expansion with a $1.5 billion price tag. A large, guitar-shaped hotel tower will house 638 luxury rooms and suites, and an Read More

February 11th, 2019 |

Tower Cranes – How are they Built?

Tower cranes have been an integral part of the construction of thousands of buildings, monuments and other important structures worldwide. A recent article at the Daily Journal of Commerce website offers a thorough description of Read More

February 4th, 2019 |

What’s It Like to Operate a Tower Crane?

We’ve all seen those incredibly tall tower cranes at building construction jobs, especially in downtown neighborhoods of large metropolitan areas. But what’s it like to sit in the cab and operate one of those cranes? Read More

January 21st, 2019 |

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 |