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Crane Hot Line
About Us

About Us

Crane Hot Line: An Insightful and Informative Partner

Since 1997, Crane Hot Line has been North America’s leading publication for the crane, rigging, and heavy haul industries. Readers are those actively involved in heavy construction, specialty trades, crane and heavy equipment rental, specialized transport, mining, manufacturing, equipment sales, and more.

The Crane and Lift Group includes the editorial-driven publications Crane Hot Line and Lift and Access. Crane Hot Line offers its readers a broad mix of topics and information relating to the crane and rigging industries, including editorial insight on current issues, new product reviews, and interesting crane and rigging accomplishments. Lift and Access analyzes new technologies, discusses industry trends, and reviews unique applications. Our coverage goes beyond equipment introductions. It provides an in-depth look at the advanced engineering, components, and ancillary products that further enhance the products’ usage and safety.

In addition to construction and equipment rental, Lift and Access extends its mission to the overhead utility market and fleet procurement managers respectively through its Telecom & Utility Construction and Components & Consumables supplements.

Contact Us

1003 Central Avenue Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Post Mail:

1207 Central Ave FL 2, Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501

Meet Our Team

Sarah Schmidt, Catalyst Communication Network

Sarah Schmidt

Director of Marketing
Senior Writer, Allen Roberts

Allen Roberts

Senior Writer
Brian Ethridge, Catalyst Communication Network

Brian Ethridge

Head of Content
Seth Skydel, Senior Editor Crane Hot Line, Lift & Access

Seth Skydel

Senior Editor
Kevin Janson

Kevin Janson

VP of Sales
Sales Specialist

Cindy Kirby

Lurene Goodnight

Lurene Goodnight

Sales Specialist

Crane Hot Line is part of the Catalyst Communications Network publication family.