Tag: Events


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

The Safety, Sales, and Marketing departments at Sims HQ are teaming up to put together a Cell Tower Safety Summit for Orlando and surrounding areas. The purpose of the summit is to help educate and 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.cCovering 3.2 million square feet, the massive show takes place between November 25 and 28 at the Shanghai New Read More

November 25th, 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 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 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

ConExpo 2014 Attracts 130,000 Attendees

The Conexpo-Con/Agg and IFPE 2014 co-located trade shows in Las Vegas March 4-8 attracted the second-highest attendance in the shows’ histories. The total of 129,364 registered attendees soared past the shows’ last edition. The shows Read More

March 21st, 2014 | Tags: , , ,

ConExpo Grew Eight Percent Since 2011

The ConExpo-Con exhibition, held last week in Las Vegas, attracted nearly 130,000 visitors, according to preliminary figures from the organizer, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). Speaking on the final day of the exhibition, ConExpo-Con Read More

March 10th, 2014 | Tags: , , ,

19 Operators Competing in Crane Skills Championship at ConExpo

The crane operators competing in the MCM and CIC Crane Operator Skills Championship in Las Vegas this week include relative newcomers to the field as well as veterans with 35+ years of experience. They all Read More