Category: Industry News

Choosing the Best Trailer for Heavy Equipment

Transporting heavy equipment to the construction site can sometimes be a challenge. In most cases a trailer is needed for the task, but with so many options how do you make the right choice? The Read More

Passing of Dean Sims, Sr.

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Dean Sims, Sr. Dean passed away on June 28, 2022. Dean was a legendary and visionary entrepreneur, a beloved father and dedicated Read More

June 30th, 2022 | Tags: , ,

Mini Crawler Cranes – Maximum Advantages

Not all cranes are created equally. When it comes to working within a confined jobsite, mini crawler articulated cranes are often the answer to lifting challenges. Their ability to navigate difficult routes and fit through Read More

May 17th, 2022 | Tags: , , , ,

Grove Cranes Celebrates 75 Years

This year marks the 75th anniversary of crane manufacturer Grove. The company is one of the most recognized brands in the industry with operations located around the world. Grove’s selection of products includes all terrain, Read More

April 1st, 2022 | Tags: , ,

Send in the Mega Cranes

In years past, the use of super heavylift cranes around the world was a rare site. The reason being was jobs requiring lifts above 1,500 tons were few and far between. A story in the Read More

February 10th, 2022 | Tags: , , ,

Manufacturer Creates Massive Crane Hook With 3D Printer

Netherlands-based heavy equipment manufacturer Huisman recently completed a testing program centered around the creation of four large-format crane hooks with a 3D printer. Each hook measures approximately 5.6’ x 4.3’ and weighs just over 3,700 Read More

August 6th, 2021 | Tags: , ,

Liebherr to Expand Technology for Remote Work

The Covid-19 pandemic has significantly changed how work is performed in many industries. Thanks to social distancing protocols, many workers now perform their job from home or other remote office environment in order to prevent Read More

July 27th, 2021 | Tags: , , ,

Manitowoc Improves Carrier Cab on Grove Cranes

Crane manufacturer Manitowoc recently introduced improvements to the carrier cab features on specific models of Grove cranes. The 4- and 5-axle models include GMK4090-1, GMK4100L-2, GMK5150-1, and GMK5150L-1 all-terrain cranes according to a recent post Read More

June 21st, 2021 | Tags: ,

Trucker Drives 4,000,000 Miles Accident Free

Don Cook is a trucking legend among clients and fellow employees at YRC Freight. The 47-year veteran trucker recently passed the four million benchmark of miles driven without a single accident, not even a fender Read More

June 8th, 2021 | Tags: , ,

Trail King Continues to Dominate Industry

Most of us have seen them on the roadway. Trail King heavy haul transporters are typically pulled by a semi-truck while carrying large equipment, vehicles, gravel, liquids, grain, transformers, even rough terrain cranes and crane Read More

January 6th, 2021 | Tags: , , ,

Global Truck Cranes’ Market Sees Surge

International Cranes Magazine recently highlighted the amount of growth seen during the last few years in the global market for large capacity truck cranes. According to Off-Highway Research (OHR), a market research and forecasting company, Read More

Boom Truck Cranes’ Popularity Unique to the U.S.

Boom trucks occupy a niche in the crane market that is common only in the U.S., according to a recent article at Cranes Today’s website. The boom truck is a telescoping crane attached to a Read More

January 7th, 2020 | Tags: , , ,

Lifting Cranes & Challenges by Mother Nature

Two environmental factors can significantly affect the safety of steel lifting equipment: cold temperatures and costal climate. The October issue of American Cranes & Transport (ACT) Magazine includes an in-depth article about how these two Read More

October 23rd, 2019 | Tags: , , , ,

How to Choose the Right Crane

Occupational Health & Safety Magazine recently featured a helpful article with seven tips for individuals who are interested in buying a crane, plus advice for those who want to minimize risk when purchasing a preowned Read More

Can Cranes Be Hacked?

The short answer is “yes.” A recent article at Forbes’ website shares the story of Federico Maggi and Marco Balduzzi, two researchers who work for Trend Micro, a leading cybersecurity company. Maggi and Balduzzi traveled Read More