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CHIPS Act set to benefit American manufacturers
In August 2022, Congress passed the Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors (CHIPS) Act – a $280 billion investment in advanced manufacturing, research and technology.
MyCrane enters US crane rental market
Scott Wilkes will lead the new US division of the online crane rental portal in Houston, Texas
Bigge expands fleet with Liebherr crawler handover
On the first day of Bauma 2022, Liebherr sold two new crawler cranes to Bigge - an LR 1400 SX and an LR 1700-1.0.
MGX expands footprint with crane sales and service
MGX Equipment Services has grown its coverage in the Rocky Mountains and Midwest regions.
American Equipment acquires Systems Specialties Inc.
The purchase of Systems Specialties marks the 13th add-on acquisition completed by American Equipment since partnering with Rotunda in May 2021.
New investment for Extreme Crane
USA-based crane and rigging services company sells majority ownership stake
US army contract for Broshuis equipment trailers
Oshkosh Defense and Broshuis have been awarded a defense contract to produce enhanced heavy equipment transporter systems (EHETS) trailers for the US army
ACT EXCLUSIVE: Industry’s first Crane Safety Research Lab
The Texas A&M University Crane Safety Research Laboratory will be a first for academia and the crane industry.
Carbeau retiring from Comansa
Long-time tower crane industry man Bill Carbeau retires from Comansa on 1 October
Enerpac moves beachfront building
Lifting and skidding systems help relocate historic building in Florida, USA
Creative Lifting utilizes Vita technology
Creative Lifting Services tested the Vita Load Navigator for a tower crane erection on a busy city block in Boulder, CO.
Benchley Cranes grows fleet with new Tadano RT
The GR-1000XLL-4 rough terrain crane will expand services for N.Y.-based company.
Over 90% of construction firms struggling to hire workers
New study in the US shows that construction workforce shortages are ‘severe’
Ares Management purchases Atlas Crane
Ares Management has acquired a controlling interest in the crane rental company.
Florida zoo utilizes Shuttlelift for manatee rehab
The new Shuttlelift SCD09 carrydeck crane helps with transferring animals between transport trucks and pools as well as providing an efficient daily weighing solution.
What are the top stories in cranes and specialized transport in 2022?
International Cranes and Specialized Transport reviews the top stories of 2022
First Potain to USA
First Potain MDT 489 in North America goes to Compass Equipment
Berard hauls historic WWII torpedo boat
Moving the USS Sudden Jerk and other artifacts was an especially rewarding job for Berard Transport. 
Boom inserts for wind turbine work
New boom inserts expand MLC300 reach for wind turbine work.
Manitowoc debuts new boom inserts for wind work
The company is expanding its boom insert offering with the new kit for its MLC300 lattice-boom crawler crane
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