Tag: Sims Crane Equipment Co

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

Safety Tip: Tripping and Slipping Hazards

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

Safety Still Applies During The Holidays

Each year as the holidays near, we are reminded of all the wonderful reasons to work safely each day. We are also reminded of all the distractions that can lead to otherwise avoidable accidents. Travel Read More

Sims Crane Number 14 in ACT Top 100

American Cranes & Transport (ACT) announced their Top 100 list. Sims Crane & Equipment has been ranked in the ACT Top 100, coming in at number 14 of the largest crane – owning companies in Read More

Sims’ Safety Director Invests in Future Safety Professional

Bob Berry, winner of the 2011 Top Trainer award in the Corporate Category, recently donated his scholarship to an up-and-coming safety professional in the Sims Crane & Equipment organization. “Chris Peek was assigned to me as a Read More

Rental Equipment Register Unveils 2012 Top 100

Rental Equipment Register Magazine (RER) has announced its 2012 “RER 100,” a listing of rental companies ranked highest in rental volume during 2011.  Leading this year’s list: United Rentals, Greenwich, Conn.; RSC Equipment Rental, Scottsdale, Read More

Sims to Participate in Kelly Jo Dowd Golf Tournament

The Kelly Jo Dowd Memorial Golf Tournament About Kelly Jo Dowd: On May 24, 2007 Hooters suffered a tremendous loss with the passing of 1995 Hooters Calendar Cover Girl, manager, and cancer fighting symbol Kelly Read More

Sims Crane Employee Spotlight – Danielle Tice

Danielle Tice has been with Sims Crane & Equipment for nearly two years as a dispatcher in the Orlando Branch. She’s a self proclaimed Army Brat from Kentucky who moved to Florida in 1991 when Read More

Sims Announces New Partnership with PBS Rentals

Sims Crane & Equipment has announced a new partnership with PBS Rentals. Jared Lester, Lift Plan Specialist for Sims Crane & Equipment, is confident that PBS Rentals will present safety and “I believe it will Read More

Sims Crane Minute – Voice Commands When Operating A Crane

Bob Berry, Safety Director at Sims Crane and Equipment demonstrates how to properly use voice commands while operating a crane.

Sims Crane Safety Management Seminar Was A Huge Success

On January 11th, 2012 Sims Crane & Equipment and NBIS teamed up with the Florida Crane Alliance to bring you a special one – day only event. This Crane Management Seminar offered valuable insight into Read More

Sims Crane Minute – Turbine Generator Maintenance

Sims Crane worked with Turbine Generator Maintenance to lift a Turbine Generator at High Tech Central College in Ft. Myers, FL for students to have a hands on experience working with and maintaining the turbine Read More

JLG to build booms in Romania

LG is to move European production of its 450 Series II and 510AJ articulated boom lifts to its facility in Mediaş, Romania as part of its global production restructuring activities. “The facility in Mediaş allows us Read More

The Mary Helen Helps Bring In The New Year

For the second year in a row, The Old Main Street Merchants Association, along with the Bradenton Downtown Development Authority, hosted a big New Year’s Eve celebration in downtown Bradenton. This year’s ball drop doubled as a Read More

NCCCO – Crane Management Seminar Sponsor

NCCCO was formed in January 1995 as a non-profit organization with its mission to develop effective performance standards for safe crane operation to assist all segments of general industry and construction. By providing a thorough, Read More