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New Features Increase FiberMax Crane Mat Performance

Since its introduction in early 2014, several new features have been developed for the FiberMax® crane mat product line, from DICA® Outrigger Pads. The new features include a static dissipation strip, corner cribbing, and additional rigging hardware options. Each upgrade is designed to improve safety, ease of use, and productivity.

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Linden Comansa Launches Flat-Top Tower Crane

December 18, 2015 – Next month, Linden Comansa will launch the 21LC335 flat-top tower crane, part of the LC2100 series. The tower crane replaces Model 21LC290, which Linden Comansa had successfully produced since 2002. Both cranes feature similar characteristics in terms of a range of up to 242.8 ft., a maximum freestanding height of 212.9 ft., and several versions depending on the maximum load capacity  of 26,450 and 39,680 lb.



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AEM Updates Crane Safety Manual, Produces New Video

December 17, 2014 - The Association of Equipment Manufacturers has released a new live-action Crane Safety Video and revised Crane Safety Manual to provide machine operators with current industry best practices, including OSHA 1926:1400 crane standard requirements.

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Eartec Upgrades ComStar Wireless Communication System

December 17, 2014 - Eartec Co. announces its ComStar full duplex wireless system now has double the capacity, going from 8 to 16 users. Now larger teams can enjoy simultaneous, hands-free communication within an 800-yd. range. 

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BIK Hydraulics to Display Two Cranes at World of Concrete

December 17, 2014 - BIK Hydraulics announces that in its booth at World of Concrete, it will feature two cranes: a PM 100 and an Atlas 440. 

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New App from Terex Cranes Delivers Equipment Information

December 11, 2014 Terex Cranes has introduced the Cranes Expert app, which delivers available equipment information to crane companies. 

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Link-Belt Crane Delivered to Saudi Arabia

December 11, 2014 - Expertise Industrial Services of Jubail, one of the largest equpment rental companies in eastern Saudi Arabia, recently took delivery of a 50-mt Link-Belt RTC-8050 Series II rough terrain crane. 

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Crane Accident: Epping, N.H.

May 5, 2014—A tire blowout caused a truck crane to veer off of a highway and into the roadside woods, where it struck a tree.

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Crane Accident: Terrace, B.C., Canada

March 25, 2014—A construction worker who was part of a crew building power transmission lines died after falling about 85 ft. to the ground from a crane-supported work basket at a work site about 30 miles north of Terrace, British Columbia, Canada.

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