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Top Stories

Dive into a curated collection of the most impactful and influential stories that are shaping the crane, rigging and specialized hauling sectors. From groundbreaking projects and new technologies to strategic partnerships and industry trends, Crane Hot Line brings you the headlines that matter.

Knuckleboom Cranes are Taking the Industry By Storm

Knuckleboom Cranes are Taking the Industry By Storm

10 Jan 2024

By all accounts, the knuckleboom crane market is strong and interest in articulated lifters is rising among operators who serve a range of industries.

Celebrating 50 Years: World of Concrete 2024

Celebrating 50 Years: World of Concrete 2024

09 Jan 2024

From Jan. 22-25, the World of Concrete will attract tens of thousands of concrete-industry professionals to the Las Vegas Convention Center.

SC&RA’s Push for Uniform Oversize Permits in 2024

SC&RA’s Push for Uniform Oversize Permits in 2024

07 Jan 2024

The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) continues its full court press for greater uniformity.

The Mowen Family's Enduring Legacy in the Crane Industry

The Mowen Family's Enduring Legacy in the Crane Industry

05 Jan 2024

Discover the unique journey of a family rooted in lifting excellence across generations.

Empire Crane Takes First Jekko JF990 in U.S.

Empire Crane Takes First Jekko JF990 in U.S.

29 Dec 2023

Empire Crane Company recently took ownership of two new Jekko articulating-boom crawler cranes, the Jekko JF990, is the first of its kind in the U.S.

Service Connects Crane Operators with Projects in Need

Service Connects Crane Operators with Projects in Need

27 Dec 2023

Heritage Crane Group is a new service that supplies certified, qualified, experienced operators for tower, crawler, and rough-terrain cranes nationwide.

ALL Crane First to Get New 140-USt Liebherr RT Crane

ALL Crane First to Get New 140-USt Liebherr RT Crane

27 Dec 2023

The newest rough terrain (RT) cranes from Liebherr are set to make their world debut in the field when the ALL Family of Companies takes delivery of the first five units through ea...

Tie Down Technology: Textile Lashing Chains Making Cargo Securement more Efficient at Bay Crane

Tie Down Technology: Textile Lashing Chains Making Cargo Securement more Efficient at Bay Crane

26 Dec 2023

Doleco textile chains, made of Dyneema webbing material, can be used as a lashing chain or as a lifting chain.

Outlook Expects Equipment and Software Investment to Grow 2.2% in 2024

Outlook Expects Equipment and Software Investment to Grow 2.2% in 2024

20 Dec 2023
New 880-USt Mobile Crane Combines Roadability with Lattice-Boom Capacities

New 880-USt Mobile Crane Combines Roadability with Lattice-Boom Capacities

20 Dec 2023


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