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SpecializedLifting50: Change up
After a year of acqusitions and expansions, the annual ACT SpecializedLifting50 shows rises and declines across the board. Hannah Sundermeyer reports.
J&R Engineering builds a better mousetrap
The Lift-N-Lock gantry has lifted some of world’s most important machinery as well as historic artifacts.
Final pier placed for Genoa bridge
PerGenova JV simultaneously installs bridge’s 18th pier and the first of its three 94m decks
Lifting ingenuity in South Pole
A new spreader beam system was designed to withstand the bitter cold and harsh environment in Antarctica
Australian government backs Verton
Load orientation specialist receives funding for wind turbine blade orientation device
Heavy haul projects require street smarts
Never run-of-the-mill projects, heavy hauling requires crackerjack know-how and ingenuity.  
Imperial Crane rescues fire truck
Imperial Crane Services rushed to the aid of a Chicago fire truck trapped in a parking garage.
New bridge by ALE
Strand jacks make quick bridge lift over a reservoir in Spain
Building bridges across North America
The ACT team rounds up some of the latest in innovative bridge projects, 
Learning leader: SC&RA news July 2019
With hydraulic telescopic gantry use on the rise, education is ever more important, writes Mike Chalmers
Precision planning is crucial for rigging
Modulift’s Harshal Kulkarni discusses the importance of precise rigging calculations when using spreader bars and other lifting devices.
Lifting Gear Hire rebrands as LGH
Lifting Gear Hire has changed its name to LGH as part of a worldwide rebranding
Barnhart to acquire Burkhalter
A deal has been agreed for Barnhart Crane and Rigging in the USA to acquire Burkhalter Rigging
Eco pulleys from Rulmeca
German-based manufacturer’s renewal of TM400 line increases energy-efficiency of pulleys.
Modulift beam aids LTM 11200-9.1 in Quebec
A Modulift spreader beam was used beneath the hook of the largest mobile crane manufactured in serial production in the world, at the Turcot Interchange, a three-level stack freeway project in Quebec, Canada. 
Engineered Rigging opens in Europe
Netherlands base established for Engineered Rigging in Europe
New Enerpac cube jack
50 tonne capacity cube jack launched by Enerpac
Barnhart provides Windcare tech in USA
A craneless wind turbine maintenance system from Windcare India will be distributed in the USA by Barnhart
Lifting beam system serves as project-specific solution
A cantilever lifting beam system offered an innovative solution to install a drive motor into a small window at a power plant.
ALE expands Mega Jack 300 fleet
Four new Mega Jack 300 towers expand ALE’s fleet
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