Category: New Equipment

Construction Safety Improved by Wearable Technology

Remember the iconic photo of eleven construction workers with no safety harnesses sitting on a skyscraper girder and eating lunch high above New York City in 1932? The idea of doing something like that today Read More

September 22nd, 2021 | Tags: , , ,

Link-Belt Kicks Off Fall with New Cranes

The release of a new selection of groundbreaking cranes is underway at Link-Belt. The Lexington, Kentucky-based manufacturer plans to roll out a few new models during the Fall of 2021 as part of their CraneFest Read More

August 26th, 2021 | Tags: , , ,

Tadano Launches Two New Truck Cranes

Crane manufacturer Tadano recently introduced two new truck-mounted cranes to their lineup, according to a recent article in International Cranes Magazine. The HK 4.050-1 boasts a 55-US ton capacity, and the HK 4.070-1 a 77-US Read More

March 22nd, 2021 | Tags: ,

Peterbilt Conquers Pikes Peak Climb Using Electricity

Peterbilt Motors Company recently demonstrated the capabilities of its new zero-emissions, all-electric truck by driving it to and from the summit at Pikes Peak to the west of Colorado Springs. This was done multiple times Read More

Liebherr Debuts Electric Crawler Cranes

Austrian crane manufacturer Liebherr Nenzing has brought battery power to the crawler crane market with the introduction two all electric models. The 200 tonne LR 1200.1 and 250 tonne LR 1250.1 lattice boom cranes feature Read More

December 16th, 2020 | Tags: , , ,

Italian Mini Crane Newest Addition to Jekko Lineup

Jekko has released a medium-sized electric crane, dubbed the SPX650. The Italian crane manufacturer says this new model bridges the gap between their SPX532 and SPX1280 models, borrowing technology from each and incorporating its own Read More

August 25th, 2020 | Tags: , , ,

Bobcat’s New Telehandler Features Improved Capabilities

Lift and Access Magazine recently reviewed Bobcat’s new V923 VersaHANDLER telehandler and highlighted its improved performance and features. Its turbocharged engine boasts 130 horsepower, and coupled with a heavy-duty drivetrain delivers a lifting capacity of Read More

Tadano & Demag Debut First Telecrawler Since Merger

Terex Corporation sold its Demag Mobile Cranes division to Tadano in early 2019, and their first telecrawler crane manufactured since the merger was recently introduced. The new Tadano GTC-2000 telescopic boom crawler crane was designed Read More

July 6th, 2020 | Tags: , , , ,

New Chinese Truck Crane is All Electric

Zoomlion, a construction machinery and sanitation equipment manufacturer based in China, claims to have launched the world’s first truck crane powered entirely by electricity. News of this development was posted online last month at Read More

June 9th, 2020 | Tags: , ,

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

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

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, Florida. The LTM 1500 is a 550 ton rate capacity all Read More

Becoming the Largest Tadano ATF Crane Owner in North America

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 and rough-terrain cranes. 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, which will make the job easier and the job 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 seen today, the Triple-Boom System comprises of three telescopic tubes. What does this do for Read More