Tag: Sims Crane Rental

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


What Is the Legal Load Size for Your Truck?

There are many things to consider before transporting a heavy load including age, condition or design of the roads and bridges you will be traveling. These factors can affect your legal load size, so pay 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


Employee Spotlight: Mike Lapeirre

Mike Lapeirre got started in the craning business in 1993 because to be successful in the piping industry you needed to be able to operate a crane. Fast forward 22 years, Mike is now a Read More


Sims Crane Minute – Boom Deflection and Shock Loading

  In our Sims Crane Minute videos, Bob Berry frequently reminds us to be mindful of work area hazards and the importance of communication during crane rental operations. Many crane accidents may be avoided simply Read More


Medical Center of Trinity Gets a Skylight

    Employees from Sky Tech, a company that specializes in setting glass for skylights, works with Sims Crane CCO Herschel “Mack” McKaig at the start of a Monday morning. He’s helping add the skylight above Read More


Sims Crane Makes Its Contribution to a New Miami Publix

      The emerging Omni area of Downtown Miami is getting a Publix supermarket. Construction is now underway on the 49,200 square foot market at NE 17th Street and Biscayne Boulevard. Stiles Corporation is heading up the Read More


Compressor Racks Top the New Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market

Construction of the Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market in the Lithia Square Shopping center is currently underway. Sims Crane crew members were on-hand to help raise two compressor racks above the building in Valrico. Stanley “Bubba” Tillis, CCO Read More


Sims Crane Names New VP/General Manager

Kurt Kufferman, VP of Operations, Sims Crane Sims Crane & Equipment Co., Tampa, Fla., announces the promotion of Kurt Kuffermann to vice president/general manager of operations. He will oversee day-to-day operations of all departments located at our Tampa headquarters, Read More


Crawler Cranes and Towers

        Malcolm Culpepper briefly pauses from his work Thursday morning to explain what he’s doing. “I’ve been on this project on the Alafia River for 3 weeks now. We’re replacing four circuits and adding Read More


Job Profile- Port Everglades Part 1

Port Everglades in Ft. Lauderdale, FL is one of the deepest ports in all of Florida that has a huge influx of tourists each week as they board any one of the almost 20 cruise Read More


Job Profile- FAU Football Stadium, Boca Raton, FL.

A  couple of months ago we profiled the work Sims Crane is doing at Florida Atlantic University’s new Football stadium. On a recent trip back to South Florida, we checked back in to see the Read More


Job Profile-Seminole Casino, Coconut Creek FL

HJ Foundation bare rented the Sims Crane Kobelco CK2500 crawler crane as they perform augured piling work at the site of the Seminole Casino expansion in Coconut Creek, FL. The Seminole Tribe is building a Read More


Job Profile -Doral Academy, Doral FL.

        Sims Crane Operator, Rory “Bubba” Carver, CCO, working at Doral Academy; a charter school in Doral, FL setting tilt walls with the 250 ton Link-Belt crawler crane as they expand for Read More


Robbie Johnson takes home the “Top Gun” award!

After competing it out for almost six weeks, the top eight operators in the state battled it out for top honors Saturday February 12, 2011 at Sims Crane & Equipment Co. headquarters in Tampa, Fl. Read More