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FiberMax Crane Pad Case Study for 265-ton All-Terrain Crane

The Customer’s Business
Connelly Crane Rental Corp., Detroit Mich., is a 75-year-old regional crane rental company serving Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio. Its fleet includes boom trucks, RT cranes, AT and truck cranes, and crawler cranes. For years the company has used timber mats and steel plates for ground support under their larger cranes.

“It is important that cranes with outriggers be set up on some type of pads,” said Joe Estep, Operations Manager. “When it comes to crane accessories, outrigger pads are fundamental.”

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Phoenix Crane Rental to Take Pink Terex Crane to Breast Cancer Walk

September 28, 2016 – Phoenix Crane Rental’s Pink Terex T 340-1 truck crane, which has raised more than $125,000 for breast cancer programs in Georgia over the last two years, is scheduled to take part again in this year’s “Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer” on Oct. 15-16, 2016.

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2017 Hot Line Crane Guide Now Available

September 28, 2016 - Heartland Communications Group Inc., publisher of Crane Hot Line, Lift and Access, and Lift & Hoist International magazines, has released the 2017 Hot Line Crane Guide, Volume XVI.

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Honnen Equipment Names Vice President

September 28, 2016 - Honnen Equipment has announced that Jon Asbury was elected vice president at a recent shareholder’s meeting. Asbury will oversee all sales operations for the used, Wirtgen and Manitowoc divisions.


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OTR Tire Industry Veteran Discusses State of the Industry

September 28, 2016 - Tim Easter, director of OTR sales for Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) and a 27-year OTR industry veteran, has seen it all in the off-road tire market. In this Q&A, he looks at what causes the OTR tire market to change so frequently, and what the outlook is for the rest of 2016 and beyond.

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ITI Develops Virtual Reality Mobile Crane Simulator

September 28, 2016 - Industrial Training International (ITI) has development a virtual reality (VR) mobile crane simulator product, which it plans to formally unveil at ConExpo-Con/Agg in March 2017. The VR Mobile Crane Simulator product development began in August 2016 following an ITI Customer Advisory Meeting held at Mammoet USA headquarters in Rosharon, Texas.

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Bragg Companies to Host Fourth Lift & Move USA Career Event

September 28, 2016 - More than 750 students are expected to attend the upcoming Lift & Move USA career event, which will be held Nov. 2 at Bragg Companies' headquarters in Long Beach, Calif.

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Tower Crane Rescue – Los Angeles

August 2016 – A 50-year-old injured worker was rescued from the jib of a 270-ft. tower crane in at a downtown construction site.  

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Crane Fire – Palm Beach, Fla.

August 2016 – The operator of a 165-ft. lattice boom crane that caught fire and then collapsed at a construction site was able to escape without injury, reported County Fire Rescue officials.  

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