Sell

Want to Buy

Content Search

Browse Archives

Industry News


Heartland Communications Group

Publisher of:

Crane Hot Line Logo

Lift and Access Logo

Hot Line Crane Guide


Construction Industry Links


Contractors Hot Line Transportation Dimension Guide

RSS Feed RSS Top Stories

Link-Belt Unveils New 300-Ton Crawler Crane


June 20, 2018 -Link-Belt Cranes introduces the all-new 348 Series 2 300-ton (273-mt) lattice crawler crane. Over the years, Link-Belt’s 348 class of lattice crawler has been job proven on projects from Prudoe Bay, Alaska to Miami. Crane owners and operators will have a lot to like about the new 348 Series 2 300-ton (273-mt) lattice crawler crane. First shipments of the new 348 Series 2 will begin fourth quarter 2018 following final testing in Lexington, KY. 

Read Full Article

Liebherr Rolls Out Quick-Assembling 880-Ton Crawler Crane

June 20, 2018 -
Liebherr unveiled a new 800-tonne crawler crane to visitors from all over the world at its 2018 customer days: the LR 1800-1.0.


Its lifting capacities and low-cost transport around the world are the main features of the new large crane. It has been designed for jobs that need a luffing jib and derrick system, such as for power plant construction and the petrochemicals industry. For the first time, the boom system features lattice sections with three-system dimensions that can be telescoped into each other for transport.

Liebherr revealed new crane models and innovations from its mobile and crawler crane division on June 13-14.

Read Full Article

CM Labs Debuts Training Simulator for Crane Signalers

June 19, 2018 - CM Labs has launched its new Signaller Training Station, the industry’s only simulator of its kind.

Designed to work with CM Labs’ Vortex Trainer and Advantage simulators, the Signaller Training Station lets trainers engage multiple students together in a single exercise.

 

Read Full Article

Honoree Named to Receive SEAA's William Davis Service Award

June 19, 2018 - The Steel Erectors Association of America has recognized John (Jack) Metcalfe with its William Davis Service Award. The award is given to an individual who has demonstrated a life-long commitment to service in the steel construction industry. It is the association’s highest honor, presented in memory of William Davis, who held board and committee positions for nearly 20 years through the 1980s and 1990s. Recipients of the award exemplify qualities of volunteerism and generosity. 

“Jack Metcalfe is a long-time volunteer to the SEAA Board of Directors. During his tenure, Jack has served on multiple committees, was the driving force behind the SEAA/NISD Detailing Guide, and he has provided sensible input for the operations and future plans of SEAA,” said Dave Schulz, SEAA President.

Read Full Article

Allied Promotes Landin Beer to Senior Account Manager

June 19, 2018 - Allied Insurance Brokers is excited to announce the promotion of Landin Beer to Senior Account Manager. Ms. Beer joins the growing team of Allied’s producers as the organization experiences record organic growth. In her position, Ms. Beer will manage a territory that includes the states of IL, IN, MI, MN, and WI. She will handle a book of business focusing on insurance & risk management solutions for the scaffold, crane, and rental equipment dealer industries, as well as provide support to Allied’s existing clients. 

Read Full Article

Construction Media Alliance Announces Winners of 2018 Editorial & Marketing Awards; First Ever Tudor Van Hampton Award for Editorial Excellence

June 19, 2018 - The Construction Media Alliance – a network of construction industry journalists, public relations professionals, marketers, publishers and social media contributors – announced the winners of its second annual editorial and marketing awards via a Facebook Live webcast on June 5th, 2018. The winners were chosen by a panel of industry peers based on criteria set forth by the group’s volunteer-led awards committee. 

Read Full Article

Simple Setup Allows HoistCam Cameras to be Self-Installed

June 19, 2018 - Known for being rapidly deployable, HoistCam™ remote camera monitoring systems from Netarus LLC, now makes self-installation and troubleshooting even easier. The company recently launched a series of videos to complement its online support system and knowledge base of frequently asked questions.

Read Full Article

RSS Feed RSS Crane Accidents

Worker Hospitalized After Crane Collapse in Fort Lauderdale

May 3, 2018 - Emergency crews rushed a worker to the hospital after a crane fell on him in Fort Lauderdale Thursday morning.

Officials say the piece of equipment fell just after 9 a.m. at a building located at 1850 South Ocean Lane.

Crews were able to get the man free and take him to Broward Health Medical Center as a trauma alert, but would not release details about his injury or how the crane fell.

Read Full Article

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


Read Full Article

Buy CranesSell CranesWant to Buy Cranes

Every issue of Crane Hot Line magazine is focused on the crane industry—equipment, related products and services, business issues, and equipment for sale.

Advanced Crane Search

To select more than one value, hold down the CTRL key.
to US Tons
to Feet
to

Crane Hot Line is North America’s No. 1 source for new and used cranes for sale. Crane and rigging employed in construction are key to our content, and we deliver in-depth reports on products; business issues such as trends, safety, and technology; and regional job applications as they relate to mini cranes, boom trucks, knuckleboom cranes, rough-terrain cranes, crawler cranes, all-terrain cranes, truck cranes, tower cranes, financing, insurance, maintenance, training, certification, rigging, parts and accessories. These may include load moment indicators, slings, controls, outrigger pads, wire rope, and additional complementary products and services. Our website offers cranes for sale, want-to-buy listings, updated industry information including an industry event calendar, and a business directory of crane and parts manufacturers, dealers, rental, service, financing, insurance, and training companies. Crane Hot Line also features industry news and reports on crane accidents throughout North America.