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Stafford Crane Group appoints Mike Posener
Crane media and construction industry veteran joins tower crane and hoist specialist
SC&RA elects 2024-2025 leadership
The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association announces its leadership slate for 2024-2025, led by new president J Rozum. 
Maxim Crane Works names new COO
Starting his career with the company in 1999, Larry Lis has been promoted to chief operations officer.
Liebherr USA promotes mining lead to division director
The company has promoted a director to a new role
HoistCam names new CEO
HoistCam by Netarus has appointed Ingo Schiller as its new fractional chief executive officer.
ACT EXCLUSIVE: Appling joins Brewer Crane as an investor and board member
Brewer Crane specializes in mobile cranes, rough terrain cranes, tower cranes and construction hoists.
Lanco Group of Companies promotes Wepfer
Jack Wepfer, fomer vice president of finance, has been named chief financial officer.
Mazzella appoints VP of engineered products
Andy Birch comes to the company with over 25 years of experience in the aerospace industry.
Mammoet appoints new CEO
New chief executive set to work making the world’s largest lifting and transport company smarter, safer and stronger
New leadership at Palazzani
Paola Palazzani takes over from father Davide, with other new positions announced 
Select Crane expands presence in Mid-Atlantic
The crane sales and rental company has opened a new full-service location in Virginia
Raimondi appoints Luigi Maggioni as CEO
New CEO is part of tower crane maker’s global expansion strategy
Kirby-Smith promotes Shuffield to VP
Kelly Shuffield has been named vice president, product support, cranes & lifting for the heavy equipment distributor.
Dubinok joins MyCrane team
Olga Dubinok has been appointed director of business development, strengthening the online crane rental platform’s team in the USA
Engineered Rigging names vice president
After three years with the team, Mike Beres has been promoted to VP of the heavy lifting equipment rental and engineering company.
New global CEO at Fagioli
Fernando Bertoni takes global CEO position at heavy lift and transport specialist
In Memoriam: Richard Barnhart, 1934-2024
ACT is deeply saddened to report the founder of Barnhart Crane and Rigging has passed at age 90. 
Mazzella appoints new vice president of service
The role will oversee operations and strategy for Mazzella’s crane service and hoist parts businesses.
Dawes general manager retires
Steve Freckmann will retire at the end of 2023 after 34 years as general manager and 45 total years with Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental. 
New CPA chief resigns from the association
Stu McInroy joined as chief executive in June 2023.
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