All Memorial/Obituary Articles

In Memoriam: Richard Barnhart, 1934-2024
ACT is deeply saddened to report the founder of Barnhart Crane and Rigging has passed at age 90. 
In Memoriam: Daniel N. Wolff, 1946-2024
ACT is saddened to report the passing of National Crane’s Daniel N. Wolff on January 15, 2024.
In Memoriam: Harry “Scott” Smith, 1954-2023
Lifting industry professional, Scott Smith, passed away on October 24, 2023.
Keith Anderson 1953–2023
We regret to report the death of Keith Anderson, former chief rigging engineer at Bechtel
Lifting a treasured World War II memorial
The Marine Corps War Memorial is a legendary artifact inspired by six marines raising a U.S. flag during the Battle of Iwo Jima.
In Memoriam: Jay Folladori, 1953-2023
President of Bennett Motors Express and SC&RA luminary, Jay Folladori, passed away on July 8, 2023. 
In Memoriam: Richard Lee Koberg, 1941-2023
ACT sadly reports that the founder of DICA, Richard “Dick” Koberg, 82, passed away on June 27, 2023.
In Memoriam: Earl Johnson, Jr., 1931-2023
ACT sadly reports that founder of Southern Industrial Constructors, Earl Johnson, Jr., 92, passed away on March 15. 
In Memoriam: Gary V. Lorenz, 1935-2023
Father of the first hydraulic gantry crane, Gary V. Lorenz, 87, passed away on March 4, 2023
In Memoriam: Richard H. “Dick” Meier, 1932-2023
Trans American Trucking legend Richard H. ‘Dick’ Meier, 90, passed away on January 1, 2023.
Amilcare Merlo: 1934-2022
Merlo announces the passing of its founder
Fil Filipov: 1946-2022
The passing of one of the great entrepreneurs and characters of the construction equipment industry
What is the history of ALL Erection?
ALL Erection and Crane Rental is the living legacy of the entrepreneurial Liptak family.
In Memoriam: Dean Sims, 1955-2022
Dean Sims Sr. passed away on June 28, 2022.
In Memoriam: Alfred L. Scott, 1931-2022
Alfred Scott passed away on June 27, 2022.
Obituary: Domenico Ciano
With regret we report the death of Domenico Ciano, former CEO at tower crane manufacturer Raimondi in Italy
In Memoriam: Greg Johnson, 1966 to 2022
Greg Johnson passed away on June 12, 2022.
David Cowley 1960-2022
David Cowley passed away on May 16, 2022
Obituary: Jan IJmker, former CEO at Mammoet Transport
Saying goodbye to Jan IJmker, respected former CEO at Mammoet Transport headquartered in the Netherlands
Jean-Louis Olivier 1952–2022
SMIE founder and crane safety technology pioneer died on 8 January after a short and unexpected illness
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