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HBC-radiomatic Opens Houston Office

May 27, 2015 - Remote control manufacturer HBC-radiomatic Inc. has opened an office in Houston, Texas, to better serve its customers on the Gulf Coast. 

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Elliott Equipment's 34142 Crane Developed for Utility Construction

May 27, 2015 - Elliott Equipment Co. recently developed a track-mounted crane with a 34-ton capacity, 142-ft. five-section main boom, and a 32- to 49-ft. telescopic jib. The 34142 track-mounted crane was purpose-built to serve the utility transmission construction industry in off-road applications. Not only does the crane provide material-handling capabilities, but it also can lift personnel to assemble transmission lines.


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Road Legal National NBT60 Hits Pennsylvania Streets

May 27, 2015 - Chalfont, Pa.-based taxi crane company Bauman Crane recently became the first owner of a National NBT60 boom truck in Pennsylvania. The crane company, which got its start in 1965 by former owner Frank Bauman, worked with Darin D’Ascanio of Stephenson Equipment to build and deliver the crane.

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Construction over Chicago River Requires Potain Tower Crane

May 27, 2015 - Along Chicago's riverfront, the 50-story Wolf Point West apartment tower construction project required extensive planning, as much of the building's framework needed to be lifted and placed over the river. A Potain MD 485 B M20 tower crane arrived on site last summer to help with the construction.

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Rogers Brothers Corp. Celebrates 110th Anniversary

May 27, 2015 - In 2015, Rogers Brothers Corp. is celebrating is 110th year of continuous operation, with more than 100 years devoted to building lowbed trailers.

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Tips for Top Trainer 2015 Award Nominations

May 27, 2015 - Thinking about submitting a Top Trainer 2015 nomination but not sure where to start? Here are some tips to show you what the judges look for in a winning nomination.

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Badger Truck Center Expands with Dealership Acquisition

May 27, 2015 – Commercial truck dealer Badger Truck Center, Milwaukee, Wis., has acquired New Glarus Motors of New Glarus, Wis.

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Tipover – Arlington, N.J.

May 2015 – A crane operator was able to jump out of the cab as the machine began to topple.

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Jackknife - Clayton County, Ga.

May 2015 - All eastbound lanes, as well as the westbound emergency lane of a stretch of interstate were closed for three hours during a morning commute after a crane jackknifed.

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