Tag: Sims Crane

Power Plant Rotor Assembly Placement – Vandolah, Florida

Check out our latest video! Sims Crane & Equipment set a new rotor assembly at a power plant in Vandolah, Florida, and one of our crane operators captured it with his camera drone. Shown here is Read More

June 17th, 2019 | Tags: , , , , ,

Sims Crane launches Sims U, a paid training course for crane operators

TAMPA, Fla. (April 8, 2019) – Sims Crane, Florida’s premier crane rental and rigging service company, has launched Sims U, a paid, hands-on crane operator training school based in Tampa. The inaugural group of eight Read More


Selmon Extension onto Gandy Blvd. Underway

Our Sims Crane 450 ton Tadano ATF 400G mobile crane, nicknamed Atlas, and the Grove GMK 7550, Hulk, hard at work setting the launch rails for the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway extension onto Gandy Blvd.  Read More


450 ton x 2 Tadano All Terrain Crane – 383,000 pounds!

Sims Crane and Sims HD team up for this mega-move across Florida. Moving this massive transformer across road and rail involved multiple tandem lifts with 2 x 450 ton class cranes on both ends of Read More


You Never Know Where You’ll See Sims Crane

Recently spotted at Port Everglades in Hollywood, Florida, Sims Crane took part in the ever-important waterway oil-spill drill hosted by the Coast Guard. As part of the annual corporate OSR Equipment Deployment Exercise, the industry-led Read More

August 24th, 2018 | Tags: , ,

Latest Sims HD Heavy Haul – 130k Lbs. Transformer

Our Sims HD and Sims Crane crews team up for professional end-to-end machinery moving projects across Florida with every stage carefully planned for efficiency and safety. In this video, Team Sims moves a 130,000 lb. Read More

March 22nd, 2018 | Tags: , , ,

Sims Crane Appoints Art Gilfus Regional Area Manager in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. (Oct. 25, 2017) – Sims Crane, Florida’s premier crane and equipment provider, has appointed Art Gilfus as Regional Area Manager in Orlando. In this role, Gilfus will handle daily management of sales, operations, and Read More

December 4th, 2017 | Tags: , , ,

Understanding the Importance of Asking “Why?”

As kids, we were told to not ask “Why?” but to just do what we’re told. This is the complete opposite when it comes to safety on a job site – knowing why an accident, Read More


Understanding the Center of Gravity to a Mobile Crane

With mobile cranes, there are three basic components that have individual center of gravity points. These are the superstructure, carrier and boom. Each of these components has its own center of gravity. Depending on how Read More


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

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


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


Does Having New Gear Mean It’s Perfect?

Everyone loves new stuff… who doesn’t? The real question to ask, though, is if the new stuff perfect? Well, it is new so that should mean it’s perfect. Sadly, that assumption may not be the Read More


Less Assuming, More Doing

When using rigging gear, or any gear for that matter, do you assume it’s in perfect condition just because it’s new? Sadly, we cannot look at it that way. Safety is requiring everyone to start Read More

February 26th, 2016 | Tags: , , ,

Asking the Proper Questions Before a Crane Lift

When a crane operator arrives at a job site, 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 Read More