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Steel Erector and Design Organizations Work Together to Improve Steel Erector Certification Requirements

September 22, 2017 - The Steel Erectors Association of America (SEAA) and the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) have worked together to draft a reciprocal indemnity agreement and revise the additional insured language as part of AISC’s Certified Steel Erector program requirements. The reciprocal indemnity and revised additional insured language is mutually beneficial to both AISC and steel erectors participating in the Certified Steel Erector program.

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New Terex CTT 472-20 Flat Top Tower Crane Boasts 80 M Jib and 20-Tonne Maximum Capacity

September 21, 2017 Terex Cranes proudly introduces the newest addition to its growing tower crane family, the Terex® CTT 472-20 flat top tower crane. This new Terex 20-tonne (22-U.S.-ton) class crane expands maximum jib length to 80 m (262.5 ft) and increases load charts over previous models offering the same lift capacity on the whole jib length, with a maximum load at the full length of the jib tip of 4 tonnes (4.4 U.S. tons).

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IMT Introduces New Articulating Crane Models With Higher Lift Capacity

September 22, 2017 - Iowa Mold Tooling Co., Inc. (IMT), an Oshkosh Corporation company is pleased to announce the introduction of four new articulating crane models and revisions to its current industry-leading articulating crane lineup. The four new models build on the powerful articulating crane portfolio IMT created to deliver superior performance.

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AEM's Brittany Faust Named to Exhibitions Industry ‘20 Under 30’ Program

September 22, 2017- Brittany Faust of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has been selected as a ’20 Under 30’ honoree by the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE).

According to IAEE, its 20 Under 30 Program is designed to provide young-professional exhibition organizer members with industry and leadership education for professional growth in the exhibitions and events industry, with the goal of helping them become better, more productive professionals.

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Bechtel Collaborates with ITI to Broaden Workforce Development Opportunities

September 21, 2017 - Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction, and Industrial Training International (ITI), a global leader in training and technical services for users of load-handling equipment, will collaborate to expand the scope of the most widely used virtual reality (VR) crane simulator on the market. The collaboration will use Bechtel's global expertise in rigging, safety and crane operation and ITI's extensive VR and craft training experience to expand the training module library of crane types and assessments endorsed by the National Commission for Certification of Crane Operators.

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ICUEE Benefit Auction to Support Call of Duty Endowment

September 20, 2017 - Join Crane Hot Line and Lift and Access magazines in helping the construction community connect military veterans with industry jobs by participating in the ICUEE Benefit Auction.  The auction will take place on Thursday, October 5th from 12-2 pm at the ICUEE Demo Stage.  Bid on a variety of items that include vacation packages, tools,equipment. and even a full page advertisements in Crane Hot Line and Lift and Access magazines.  Items will be available for bid in-person or online. Proceeds will support the Call of Duty™ Endowment (CODE)

 

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Ritchie Bros. Now Accepting Consignments for February 2018 Orlando Auction

September 20, 2017 - Ritchie Bros.' February Orlando auction is one of the most anticipated equipment events of the year, as thousands of people from around the world vie for the opportunity to purchase equipment from some of the most well-respected companies from the U.S., Latin America, Canada and abroad. Consignments are now being accepted for the five-day 2018 event, being held on February 19 – 23.

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2 workers die when crane topples on dock in Southeast Texas

,Authorities say two workers were killed and another hurt when a crane fell on a marine dock in Southeast Texas.

Jaree Fortin, a spokeswoman for the city of Galveston, says investigators are trying to determine the reason the crane toppled over at Pelican Island on Wednesday morning. Fortin says foul play is not suspected.

The two were already dead when emergency responders arrived at the scene.

Authorities have not released the names or other details about the victims.


Read more here: http://www.star-telegram.com/news/state/texas/article174548496.html#storylink=cpy


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Crane on way to remove Robert E. Lee statue in deadly crash in Dallas

DALLAS – Officials said that a crane that was on its way to remove the Robert E. Lee statue at Lee Park in Dallas was involved in a crash that killed one person.

According to officials, a semi-truck collided with the crane at SM Wright Freeway and Linfield Avenue, CBSDFW.com reports.

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