Construction Equipment Guide takes a lookback at Cranes at work during the 1950's
Looking Back: Cranes From the 1950s
Link-Belt SmartFly system will be front and center on multiple show machines at ConExpo 2020. Development of Link-Belt SmartFly began with its introduction on the HTC-86110 telescopic truck crane in 2015.
An all-new 80-ton (75-t) Link-Belt TCC-800 telescopic crawler crane will debut at ConExpo 2020. The crane will begin field-testing early spring 2020, and first shipments scheduled in fourth quarter 2020.
Manitowoc has unveiled its latest crawler crane: the Manitowoc MLC150-1. It is the latest in a line of crawler cranes that have been very successful in North America, especially for their competitive load charts and job site maneuverability.
The ALL Family of Companies has strengthened its rough-terrain crane fleet with the acquisition of four 165-ton (149 t) Grove GRT9165s.
Sitting in the cab of his Liebherr LTM 1300-6.2., a 300-ton (272 t) mobile crane, Raymond Gallagher maneuveres a 13-ton pedestrian bridge that will join two buildings.
Empire Crane Company has been announced as a dealership of Broderson Manufacturing Corporation's full line of carry deck industrial cranes.
Potain has announced the new MRH 175 tower crane, a new hydraulic luffing jib crane that will make its debut at ConExpo 2020.
CraneWorks, a Houston, Texas-based crane rental company, has made a significant investment in the size and reach of its fleet with the purchase of several new National Crane boom trucks.
The people at Steil Kranarbeiten are convinced that the Demag AC 45 City is a machine that should be found in every fleet — that is why the Trier-based company has now put three of these cranes into operation at various locations simultaneously: One of them will remain at the handover location in the Saarland municipality of Saarwellingen, another will be stationed in Bierbach, and the last one will be going to Ludwigshafen in order to work on jobs for BASF.
A new publication from the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) documents the evolution of the organization from its deep roots in the industry in the mid-1980s to the global leader in certification that it is today.