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Terex Launches Boom Booster Kit for Superlift 3800

October 2, 2015 - Following the successful market launch of the Boom Booster kit for the Terex 8800-1 crawler crane, Terex Cranes is now offering a Boom Booster for the Superlift 3800. It increases the main boom’s stiffness, boosting the crane’s lifting capacity by up to 30%, according to Terex. Kits for Superlift 3800 cranes are available in lengths of 24 to 84 meters.

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Sennebogen Plans Extensive Plant Expansion

September 30, 2015 - Sennebogen announced the company will expand its Plant II facility in southern Germany, by approximately 350,000 sq. ft. The project will also include a new 67,000-sq.-ft. assembly and paint facility. The Plant II factory site is located nearby the Sennebogen head office and Plant I complex at the port of Straubing.

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Second Lift & Move USA Event to be Held in Houston

September 30, 2015 - The second Lift & Move USA careers event moves to Houston, Feb. 10, 2016 following a successful summer inaugural event in Chicago. The conference is an industry initiative to promote job opportunities in the crane, rigging, and specialized transport industries.


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McRay Crane Hosts Another Successful Cancer Ride and Benefit

September 30, 2015 – This year’s DMR Memorial Ride & Benefit, held in memory of Dan McRay earlier this month, was a huge success, reports Calvin Jones, McRay Crane & Rigging executive director. The 2015 event raised more than $121,000 for seven families impacted by unexpected medical bills and other expenses due to cancer-related issues.


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Texas Crane Owners to Tackle State Industry Issues During Annual Meeting

September 30, 2015 – The Texas Crane Owners Association (TCOA) will host a membership meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 7th at the Sheraton - Gunter Hotel in San Antonio, Texas.


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Dana Receives Masters of Quality Award from Daimler

September 30, 2015 – Dana Holding Corp. recently earned a Masters of Quality Award from Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), the highest honor for suppliers to the commercial vehicle manufacturer. Dana’s manufacturing facility in Lima, Ohio was recognized for the company’s commitment to quality, delivery, technology, and cost performance.

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IMT Expands Mechanics Body Options

September 28, 2015 - Iowa Mold Tooling Co., Inc. (IMT), has introduced a new Dominator® III mechanics body. The new body design accommodates the IMT model 12000 telescopic crane without a front stabilizer, for customers that do not require 100% lift capacity in all load zones.


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Crane Topples – Palatine, Ill.

September 2015 - A crane slowly sunk and toppled over, striking the local village hall undergoing renovations.

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Crane Topples – Cincinnati

September 2015 - No one was hurt when a crane crashed into a newly-renovated home and split in two.

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