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The New WOLFF 6020 Clear – 140 mt Flat-Top WOLFF Crane Reloaded

August 16, 2017 - Highest quality and efficiency standards are characteristic trademarks of WOLFF cranes. This also holds true for the new WOLFF 6020 clear which will replace the WOLFF 6015 clear that was introduced in 2008. The newest member of the WOLFF clear family includes technical modifications, offering the customer highest degrees of flexibility and safety in the 140-meterton range.


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H&E Equipment Services, Inc. Provides Update Regarding Neff Corporation

August 16,2017-  H&E Equipment Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: HEES) (the “Company” or “H&E”) today announced that it has notified Neff Corporation (“Neff”) that it does not intend to submit a revised proposal for the acquisition of Neff, which will permit Neff to terminate H&E’s previously announced merger agreement with Neff.

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Cranes101 Expands Crane Certification to the Southeast!

August 16, 2017 - Crane Industry Services LLC (CIS) announced the successful completion of NCCER audits for two crane training companies in the northeast. New England Crane School in New Hampshire and Cranes101 in Massachusetts are now approved as NCCER Accredited Training and Assessment Centers (ATS/AAC), under the sponsorship and support of Crane Industry Services.

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New Worklights Now Available from TVH

August 16, 2017 - TVH in the Americas (TVH), has added two new LED worklights to their extensive inventory; the SYLED1500 and SYLED2500. These lights can be used in a variety of applications to fit your needs such as construction machinery, material handling trucks, mining machinery, building projection lights, outdoor commercial lighting, farm equipment, emergency lighting, 4x4 off-road vehicles and other heavy equipment.

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Indoor Jobsite Monitoring Helps Improve Safety and Security

Aug. 15, 2017 – The construction industry stands to lose $1 billion to theft in 2017, and worker safety is always a point of emphasis. TrueLook, the only company that provides construction cameras combining live jobsite viewing, project time-lapsing, and HD security, outlines the benefits to construction companies of adding indoor monitoring to their array of camera systems on a jobsite to help address these concerns.

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Terex to Host Author of The Grid at ICUEE 2017

August 16, 2017 - Terex Utilities announces that it will sponsor a presentation by Gretchen Bakke, author of The Grid: The Fraying Wires Between Americans and our Energy Future, during the International Construction & Utility Equipment Expo (ICUEE).  

Bakke, a cultural anthropologist and assistant professor of anthropology at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, will discuss Diversity in the Grid. Her book takes on America’s electrical grid, an engineering triumph of the 20th century, but which she purports needs some fine tuning to fit the present. As the industry invests in solar, wind, and other alternatives, the grid is what stands most firmly in the way of a brighter energy future. She calls for America to re-imagine the grid according to 21st century values.

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Saelig Introduces High VoltageHigh Efficiency 1500W Single-Channel Programmable DCSupplies with Multiple Features

August 16, 2017 - Saelig Company, Inc. has introduced the PSU-HV Series of single output programmable switching DC power supplies that can provide up to 15A current and cover a power range up to 1560W. These high efficiency, high power density 1U-height supplies include five models from 100V to 600V output. More than one unit can be combined for increased power capacity. Made by GW Instek, the PSU-HV series has five models (100V/15A, 150V/10A, 300V/5A, 400V/3.8A, and 600V/2.6A) to satisfy many high voltage application demands.

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Crane Truck Overturns - Blue Springs, Mo

July 2017 - A stretch of 7 Highway near 40 Highway in Blue Springs was closed for more than seven hours on Monday after a crane overturned.

The truck was apparently picking up a sign when it was overcome by the weight of it and flipped over. The crane crashed through power lines before landing on an empty pickup truck and puncturing a gas cylinder.

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Crane Tips Over Crushing Four Vehicles - Harrodsburg, Ky

Officials from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are going to the scene of an accident in Harrodsburg involving a crane.

The accident happened around 8:30 Monday morning at the Harrodsburg Water Treatment Plant on Cornishville Road.

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