Category: Events

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

Your very own Safety, Sales, and Marketing departments at Sims HQ are teaming up to put together a Cell Tower Safety Summit for the Orlando and surrounding areas. The purpose of the summit is to 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. Covering 3.2 million square feet, the massive show takes place between November 25 and 28 at the Shanghai 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 State of Industry at 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: , , , ,

Car Show nets $25,000 for Foster Children

Posing proudly with a symbolic check for $25,000 presented to the Everyday Blessings foster child care center are, from left, Jimmy Singletary of Clark Construction, Dean Sims II of Sims Crane & Equipment Co., Pam Read More


Sims Crane Forms Construction Angels Chapter in Tampa Bay

PLANT CITY – The public is invited to the inaugural fundraiser in Plant City May 1 for the Tampa Bay Chapter of Construction Angels, a 501(c)(3) non-profit that helps with financial support for families of Read More


WCTS Coming to USA for the First Time in 2014

The first three speakers for the 2014 World Crane and Transport Summit in the USA have been announced. International Cranes and Specialized Transport and KHL Group’s KHL Events division are organizing the two-day conference and Read More


Construction Angels Invites You to a Charity Event

We’re bringing Construction Angels to the Bay Area with a huge splash of blueberry wine with our May Day Spring Fling at Keel & Curley Winery! —REGISTER HERE — This fundraiser event will get us Read More