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bauma 2022 to highlight Machine Technology & Innovation

Baumabauma, the World's Leading Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Mining Machines, Construction Vehicles and Construction Equipment will take place  October 24-30, 2022 at the Messe Munich Exhibition Center in Munich, Germany. bauma will give a comprehensive overview of market leaders and innovations. The mining industry, an area where bauma is the leader in Europe, will be well represented once again.  

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Concrete Benefits

Miron Construction Grove 165-USt GRT9165Prominent contractor Miron Construction recently made its first lifts using a new heavy-duty jib that Grove has developed for the 165-USt GRT9165 rough-terrain crane.

The stout new jib, developed in part through discussions with Miron, broadens the 165-USt crane’s range of uses and delivers a competitive edge for setting precast concrete panels.


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Scott-Macon Now Stocks DICA Outrigger Pads

Aug. 4, 2022 – Scott-Macon Equipment, a leading dealer and renter in the crane industry, is a Dica outrigger pad dealer with a variety of pads in stock.

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Orders for Class 8 Trucks Decline Sharply in July


Aug. 4, 2022 - Preliminary North American orders for Class 8 trucks in July stood at 11,400 units. Orders for Class 5-7 trucks were 13,500 units.Complete industry data for July, including final order numbers, will be published in mid-August.

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Cummins Completes Meritor Acquisition

Aug. 5, 2022 - Global power and technology leader, Cummins Inc. has completed its acquisition of Meritor Inc., a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking, aftermarket, and electric powertrain solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets.

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Custom-Designed Woven Materials Available for Rigging and Tie Downs

Aug. 4, 2022 - Bally Ribbon Mills (BRM) offers a wide range of lightweight two-and three-dimensional woven materials that serve as the structure for critical rigging and tie-down applications.

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CraneWorks Hires New GM for Houston and Dallas-Fort Worth

Aug. 4, 2022 - CraneWorks has hired Eric Rhodes as general manager for its Houston headquarters and Dallas-Fort Worth field office.

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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.

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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.

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