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Tsubaki KabelSchlepp’s RSC System Solves Cable Management Needs for Port Cranes

Cable management is an increasingly important issue for cranes operating in seaports. On seaports, ship-to-shore cranes, rail-mounted gantries, or rubber-tire gantries travel at extreme lengths and speeds, pushing traditional cable management methods to their design limits. To address these concerns, Tsubaki KabelSchlepp developed the next evolution in cable carriers with the Roller Supported Chain (RSC) system.


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Kartech Adds Off-the-Shelf Impact Systems Remote Controls

July 20, 2016 - Kartech Inc. now offers the off-the-shelf Impact Systems radio remote control with unlimited configurations. Available in five different versions, the control box can have up to eight proportional paddles and four proportional dual-axis joysticks.

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Terex Moves North American Crane Manufacturing to Oklahoma City

July 19, 2016 – Terex Cranes announced that it will expand its North American cranes production at its Oklahoma City facility. Effective today, it has closed production of its rough-terrain cranes, truck cranes, and boom trucks in Waverly, Iowa. 

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Maryland Makes Statewide Permit Policy Changes

July 19, 2016 - SC&RA reports the Maryland State Highway Administration has announced a statewide expansion of eligibility to its hours of operation. The expansion now allows loads, up to and including those that weigh 150,000 lbs. and measure 12 ft. wide, 90 ft. long, and 14‘6” high, to move Monday, from 12:01 a.m. through Saturday at 12:00 p.m. 


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Anderson Trucking Begins Corporate Office Expansion

July 19, 2016 - This week, Anderson Trucking Service Inc. has broken ground on an addition to its corporate office in St Cloud, Minn. The expansion will accommodate growth of the company, which is in its 61st year of business. 

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Certified Crane Adds Liebherr All-Terrain to its Fleet

July 19, 2016 - Certified Crane and Rigging Services, Baytown, Texas, recently took delivery and commissioned a Liebherr LTM 1350-6.1 all-terrain crane. With a capacity of 400 tons, the LTM 1350-6.1 becomes the fourth Liebherr all-terrain crane in Certified Crane’s fleet, and is also their largest capacity crane. 

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Rayco Wylie Systems Appoints U.S. Sales Manager

July 18, 2016 – Rayco Wylie Systems has named Joel Francis as its national sales manager. Francis assumed the duties on July 4. He is based out of Houston, Texas. Francis is responsible for developing sales and marketing strategies to grow Rayco Wylie's customer base, and work with existing dealers while creating new relationships with OEMs and end users.

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Crane Crash – North Harmony, N.Y.

July 2016 - A utility pole was destroyed when the driver of a crane lost control of his rig while taking a highway curve.  

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Fire – Sooke, British Columbia

June 2016 - A suspicious fire near an old sawmill and water tower destroyed a truck-mounted crane and a pickup truck.  

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