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Berard utilizes HT300 for Riverside Cabin project
Berard chose its 300-ton capacity HT300 heavy track hydraulic skidding system to move a 60,000-pound cabin onto foundations on the banks of the Mississippi in Baton Rouge, LA.
R&M overhead crane solution for dealership
Milwaukee Crane & Equipment has installed a custom, 10-ton capacity overhead crane at Papé Machinery’s new construction and forestry equipment dealership in Ponderay, ID.
Lifting Gear Hire upgrades load cell fleet
LGH has initiated a major overhaul of its load cell fleet and placed a landmark order for manufacturer Straightpoint’s (SP) Radiolink plus units. 
Edwards uses Hydra-Slide equipment for transformer changeouts
Edwards Moving & Rigging is utilizing a variety of equipment, including a 150-ton capacity low profile hydraulic skidding system from Hydra-Slide, to remove small transformers and replace them with new units.
Overhead crane fleet arrives at bus manufacturer
Over 40 cranes and hoists were installed in GILLIG LLC’s new Livermore, CA facility as the bus manufacturer recently completed its relocation from Hayward to the Oaks Business Park.
Activity centre installs Davit crane
An outdoor activity centre in the UK installs a Reid Lifting Davit crane
ALE jacks-up topside and aids speedier load-out
The time and cost efficiency of ALE’s Mega Jack system has been demonstrated while completing a 14 meter-high jack-up of a topside in Mexico.
Crane and rigging companies join forces for intricate project
Omega Morgan, Apex Steel and Lifting Gear Hire collaborated to install support columns for the 2+U project in Seattle. 
Jack-up drives for marine applications
A series of jack-up drives for lifting applications in the maritime sector are available from Bonfiglioli
Bigge manages precision lifts
Strand jack systems play a critical role in bridge building.
ACT rounds up specialized rigging projects
ACT’s annual roundup of specialized rigging projects that required expert know-how and extraordinary engineering. 
Telescopic cylinders from Enerpac
Enerpac’s RT-Series range of telescopic cylinders are designed to provide a long stroke in confined spaces
Chellino Crane lifts 200,000 pound press
M-L Holdings Crane Group company Chellino Crane and the Alternative Movement Division (AMD) helped a customer in Illinois with a press lift.
SC&RA Rigging and Hauling JOY Awards
Exclusive SC&RA Job of the Year Award coverage
Marco Crane has 'roaring' success with lifting project
Marco Crane & Rigging completed the complex lift of a 20,000-pound bronze lion sculpture at the San Diego Zoo.
Gantries remain versatile crane alternative
Mammoet’s Mark Lane discusses how gantries can be a game changer when rigging heavy loads.
OXBO performs incredible work for ferry project
In August of 2017, OXBO Mega Transport Solutions performed an incredible scope of work that greatly expedited the building of the Suquamish ferry. 
ALE conquers 'never attempted' transport
Over 500,000 pounds: Covering almost 1,000 land and nautical river miles in Venezuela, United Kingdom-based ALE was tasked with transporting six 22 MW power plant engines from Puerto Ordaz to the Santa Ines Refinery
Precision manages a meticulous move
Under 160,000 pounds: Precision Specialized Division transported expensive and fragile high-tech instruments, cased in thousands of pounds of steel, over a precarious route. 
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