Massive Stage Build for WrestleMania 33

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


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

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


Crane Tipping Accidents Caused by Small Loads?

Crane Tipping Accidents Caused by Small Loads?

When we hear about a crane tipping over we often automatically assume that it was caused by lifting an object heavier than what the crane can endure. However, crane tipping accidents frequently occur with loads Read More


Apply Online – Crane Operator and Truck Driver Jobs

Apply Online – Crane Operator and Truck Driver Jobs

Sims Crane announces the new online crane operator and truck driver application system.  Have you ever considered joining the Sims Crane rental and rigging experts Florida contractors trust most?  Now you can view crane operator Read More


Construction Tool? Contractors Among Top Drone Users

Construction Tool? Contractors Among Top Drone Users

FAA: Smaller Contractors Using Construction Drones the Most Original Post:  ConstructionEquipmentGuide.com Author:  GILES LAMBERSTON – CEG BLOGGER Are drones becoming known as a construction tool? In a recent report from Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) shows Read More


Asking the Proper Questions Before a Crane Lift

Asking the Proper Questions Before a Crane Lift

When a crane operator arrives at a jobsite, asking the right questions and communicating with others will help everyone be more prepared. Such as, who is the lift director, what are their requirements for PPE, Read More


Ground Conditions (1926.1402)

Ground Conditions (1926.1402)

In 1926.1402, it defines ground conditions as the ability of the ground to support the equipment (including slope, compaction, and firmness). 1926.1402 goes on to state that the equipment must not be assembled or used Read More


Safety Tip | Tripping and Slipping Hazards

Safety Tip | Tripping and Slipping Hazards

Slipping and tripping is one of the easiest ways to get hurt on the job site. It happens more often than it should. Although, it is one of the easiest hazards to prevent. There are Read More


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