Category: New Equipment

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 |

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 |

All New – Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 – Sims Crane 2017

The Sims Crane team has spent weeks training on the mobilization and operation of the new Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 at our headquarters in Tampa, FL.  The LTM 1500 is a 550 ton rate capacity all Read More

Becoming the Largest Tadano ATF Crane Owner in N.A.

Sims Crane recently received 17 Tadano all terrain cranes, which put Sims Crane & Equipment as the largest Tadano all terrain crane owner in North America. In 2015, Sims Crane purchased 29 Tadano all terrain Read More

January 22nd, 2016 | Tags:

Tadano ATF600G-8 Asymmetrical Outrigger Base Control

The ATF 600G-8 does not just stop at the Triple-Boom System when it comes to new features. The Tadano Engineers opted for an Asymmetrical Outrigger Base, not only will this make your job easier but Read More

Tadano ATF600G-8 Triple-Boom System

The brand new Tadano ATF 600G-8 features an all new innovative Triple-Boom System. Unlike any other ordinary telescopic boom system you see today the Triple-Boom System comprises of three telescopic tubes. Exactly what does this Read More

October 8th, 2015 | Tags:

Check Out This Zero-Emission Carrydeck Crane

 Great Pacific Equipment developed the new ECrane 4500 with a zero emission operation in mind. The carrydeck crane has a 4.5-ton capacity with a modern, all-electric operating system and an environmentally friendly footprint. The ECrane Read More

August 24th, 2015 | Tags: , , ,

Two New Grove Five-axle All Terrains

Manitowoc has launched two new five-axle Grove all terrain cranes, the GMK5180-1 and GMK5200-1. The cranes join the recently-launched GMK5250L and incorporate several of its features and benefits, including a Viab turbo retarder clutch which Read More

August 19th, 2015 | Tags: , , , ,

Several New Cranes Coming from Link-Belt

 With an eye to better serving its current customers and expanding into a wider range of markets, Link-Belt Construction Equipment, Lexington, Ky., will unveil several new crane models this fall. One exciting addition to its Read More

August 3rd, 2015 | Tags: , , ,

Liebherr Now Offers a 275-ton All Terrain

Last week at the Liebherr Customer Days event in Ehingen, Germany, the crane company unveiled the new 275-ton LTM 1250-5.1 all-terrain crane. The five-axle crane builds on the success of the LTM 1220-5.2, offering a Read More

This Work Platform Can Be Installed on a Crawler Crane

Tadano Mantis has introduced a work platform to its crawler cranes, which it manufactures in the USA. The platform has a load capacity of 750 lbs., measures 72 in. x 36 in. and weighs 944 Read More

Terex Introduces Its Most Compact 130-ton Crane

Terex has introduced its 130-ton Explorer 5500 all-terrain crane, designed to be the company’s most compact crane in its capacity class. Part of the Explorer range which also includes the 5600 and 5800 models, the Read More

December 16th, 2014 | Tags: , , , ,

This Armored Crane Can Withstand a Ballistic Attack

Liebherr-Werk Ehingen has designed an armored rescue crane vehicle for the German Army. The G-BKF is for repair and handling support for rescue, recovery and emergency aid. Capacity is 22 tons and it has a Read More

Miller Lifting Products Expands Its Headache Ball Offerings

Miller Lifting Products, Charlton, MA, has introduced solid one-piece overhaul balls. Previously, overhaul ball weights were constructed of two halves.  In response to customer feedback, Miller Lifting developed this improvement. This new design is easier Read More

Canadian Manufacturer Rolls Out a Line of Compact Rough Terrain Forklifts

Load Lifter Manufacturing, Stouffville, Ontario, has rolled out its fully redesigned Laborer family of compact rough-terrain forklifts. The family now includes three models with capacities of 6,000, 8,000, and 9,500 lbs. and maximum lifting heights Read More