Articles by Hannah Sundermeyer

Industrial crane market persists
Published on: 03 December, 2020
While the market for industrial cranes is facing similar challenges as the rest of the equipment industry, OEMs and end-users are optimistic.      
Wire versus synthetic rope products
Published on: 24 November, 2020
With an abundance of rigging products on the market, one of the important decisions that riggers are faced with is choosing between wire or synthetic rope
Equipment financing in a Covid-landscape
Published on: 17 November, 2020
ACT rounds up three industry experts to talk money, used equipment and fleet expansion in today’s marketplace.
Liebherr tests new kit on 800 tonner
Published on: 05 November, 2020
The 882-ton capacity LR 1800-1.0 lattice boom crawler crane passes 1,102-ton test with new heavy duty hook block, boom head and ballast trailer
Manitex unveils new truck mounted crane
Published on: 02 November, 2020
The TC65159 will feature a 65-ton base rating and 5-section 159-foot, full power, proportionally extended boom with 168-foot tip height
Link-Belt RT lifts life-size whales in Hawaii
Published on: 02 November, 2020
Prometheus Construction welded and lifted two copper sculptures for the Kalanihoʻokaha Cope Community Learning Center
Mountain Crane completes scenic girder lift
Published on: 14 October, 2020
Mountain Crane completes a bridge replacement along on Idaho’s Snake River
Trans American tackles oversize press haul
Published on: 13 October, 2020
Trans American Trucking completed an impressive Pennsylvania hauling project
SHOW GUIDE: Tower Cranes North America conference
Published on: 13 October, 2020
A gathering of the tower crane industry’s key players, the Tower Cranes North America online event will take place on October 22
Wolffkran appoints new CTO
Published on: 30 September, 2020
Thomas Heidrich has joined Wolffkran as its new chief technical officer
NessCampbell tackles mountain maneuver
Published on: 29 September, 2020
NessCampbell faced steep grades and winter weather during a transformer haul
Manitowoc appoints new CEO
Published on: 05 August, 2020
Barry L. Pennypacker to step down as Aaron H. Ravenscroft is appointed president and CEO of Manitowoc, effective immediately
Specialized Transport Forum: Load Securement
Published on: 21 July, 2020
Four industry experts discuss load securement dos and don’ts and their latest innovations
LMI technology remains indispensable tool
Published on: 21 July, 2020
The latest product round-up of load moment indicator technology and rated capacity indicators
Nebraska Crane expands fleet with GRT9165
Published on: 16 June, 2020
The company’s GRT9165 has been utilized for work on wind turbines and the construction of a large parking garage
Remote control systems offer wide field of view
Published on: 10 June, 2020
Remote control and automation technology enhance operator confidence and safety. 
Market for self-erectors shows potential
Published on: 10 June, 2020
Self-erectors bring versatility, efficiency and cost effectiveness to jobsites while providing out-of-the-box lifting solutions.
Johnson joins Cropac Equipment
Published on: 02 June, 2020
Dale Johnson has been appointed parts manager for Cropac Equipment’s Western Division.
Caldwell supplies custom beam for overpass rebuild
Published on: 29 May, 2020
The Caldwell Group provided a 75 foot-long, 50,000-pound capacity beam for lifting 60 rebar cages at a highway project in Pennsylvania.
Potain tower cranes at work on Tampa housing project
Published on: 20 May, 2020
Eight Potain tower cranes are being utilized for a nine million square foot Florida development project.
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