Category: Events

Huge Port Canaveral Crane Moves to New Berth

The largest mobile harbor crane in the United States is located in Florida at Port Canaveral and has been in service for two years. The crane was recently relocated to a new multipurpose berth called Read More

April 20th, 2021 | Tags: , ,

Caterpillar Creates Massive Pac-Man Gameboard

It’s been a few years since Caterpillar, Inc. created a Cat® Trial video to demonstrate the capabilities of their powerful machines. The videos are wildly popular with customers and fans of the heavy equipment manufacturer. Read More


Sims’ Bob Berry to Teach OSHA Cranes in Construction Class

TAMPA, Fla. (July 15, 2019) – Bob Berry, Sims Crane & Equipment safety director, will teach the OSHA 2055 Cranes in Construction class August 5-7, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, at the University of South Read More


Bob Berry to 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


Massive Stage Build for WrestleMania 33

Operators and riggers from Sims Crane joined the stage crew of WrestleMania 33 for their biggest stage build ever! Two 160 ton Tadano cranes and one 70 ton Tadano assisted with the hoisting which included Read More


What are your Favorite Christmas Traditions?

Greetings and Merry Christmas everyone! It’s been a great year here at Sims Crane, and as we reflect on the upcoming holidays we are thankful for some many things this year. In celebration, we asked Read More

December 14th, 2015 | Tags: , ,

West Palm Beach – Annual Customer Appreciation BBQ

The Grand Opening of West Palm Beach last year was a great success for both the new Sims employees and local customers. West Palm Beach has gotten off with a running start, and to celebrate Read More

October 27th, 2015 | Tags: , , ,

Orlando – Cell Tower Safety Summit

The Safety, Sales, and Marketing departments at Sims HQ are teaming up to put together a Cell Tower Safety Summit for Orlando and surrounding areas. The purpose of the summit is to help educate and Read More

October 27th, 2015 | Tags: , , ,

World of Concrete Will Host Crane Skills Competitions

In cooperation with the 2015 World of Concrete show, Crane Institute Companies, Crane Institute Certification (CIC), and Crane Institute of America (CIA), will bring two crane operator skills competitions to commercial concrete and masonry contractors, Read More


Bauma 2014 Expected to Break Records

Bauma China, Asia’s blockbuster show this year, got underway in Shanghai today with a spectacular opening ceremony.cCovering 3.2 million square feet, the massive show takes place between November 25 and 28 at the Shanghai New Read More

November 25th, 2014 | Tags: , , , ,

Mammoet Completes the Heaviest Ever Structure Lift in North America

Mammoet has used a 96-axle configuration of SPMTs to replace a 2,100-t bridge in Ottawa, Canada – said to be the heaviest lift of a structure over a motorway ever made in North America. The Read More

October 21st, 2014 | Tags: , , ,

Crane Operator Regional Competitions Kick Off This Week

The regional events for the CIC Crane Operator & Rigger Skills Competition began this month and will extend into November. The hosts of the Fall 2014 regional events include activities for families, open houses, and Read More

October 20th, 2014 | Tags: , , ,

$600,000 Fundraiser Hosted by Ritchie Bros.

VANCOUVER, B.C. – On September 13, 2014, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, the world’s largest industrial auctioneer, hosted its fifth annual Corporate Kids Challenge and raised more than $600,000 for KidSport BC, a community-based sports funding program Read More

September 19th, 2014 | Tags: , , , ,

Mammoet Lifts a Space Shuttle in Houston

International heavy lift and transport service provider Mammoet helped lift a replica of a Space Shuttle onto a Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) at the NASA Space Center in Houston, USA. The 121-ft. long shuttle was Read More

September 2nd, 2014 | Tags: , , ,

Crane and Rigging Experts to address the CRC/ICHC Conference

Crane & Rigging Hot Line and Industrial Lift & Hoist magazines announced a high impact program of industry experts who will lead discussions on crane and rigging safety, operations, and productivity at CRC/ICHC, which will Read More

May 13th, 2014 | Tags: , , , ,