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  • Mammoet Replaces Hardwood Timbers with Sustainable Bamboo

    June 24, 2019 - Mammoet is making the switch to using sustainable bamboo jacking beams across all its operations. Following the success of these beams in the field, Mammoet has now made a commitment to replace hardwood with a bamboo alternative throughout the business. 

  • Van Oord and Mammoet Enter into Agreement with Verton

    June 24, 2019 - Van Oord and Mammoet are joining forces in a partnership with the scale-up Verton to develop a new lifting method for installing wind turbine blades. The company was scouted via the maritime innovation platform PortXL. 

  • Yonkers Contracting Company Uses Grove GRT880 on New York Project

    June 24, 2019 - Yonkers Contracting Company (Yonkers) is using its recently acquired Grove GRT880 on an infrastructure project along Route 17 in Harriman, New York. The project includes building a new bridge, a new interchange, and inserting new drainage. It has a quick-paced schedule and is expected to be completed later this year.

  • ELFA Confidence Eases in June

    June 24, 2019 – The Equipment Leasing & Finance Association has released the June 2019 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI). Designed to collect leadership data, the index reports a qualitative assessment of both the prevailing business conditions and expectations for the future as reported by key executives from the $1 trillion equipment finance sector. Overall, confidence in the equipment finance market was 52.8, easing from the May index of 59.2.

  • Manitowoc Sells, Ships 1,000th Igo T 85

    June 21, 2019 - Manitowoc’s manufacturing facility in Charlieu, France has shipped its 1,000th Igo T 85. The landmark self-erecting crane has been sold to a customer in Benelux. 

  • Samson Appoints New CEO

    June 21, 2019 – Samson has appointed Christian Rheault as CEO, effective July 1. Rheault comes to Samson with a strong combination of multinational experience. Most recently, he was CEO of Greene, Tweed, a U.S.-based global supplier of custom sealing engineered solutions for aerospace, oilfield, semiconductor, petrochemical, and power. 

  • Hiab to Connect the Majority of its Equipment

    June 21, 2019 - Hiab, part of Cargotec, will connect the majority of its equipment* as a standard feature from the factory, starting in the second half of 2019. Customers will get equipment enabled for their connected services like HiConnect. 


    June 19, 2019 – LUBE-A-BOOM has introduced their newest product, LOOSE-N-IT. After speaking with several industry leaders, a lubrication niche that was not being adequately satisfied was identified: a product that allows technicians and parts managers to quickly remove old, stripped, and/or rusty bolts from equipment.

  • Terex Cranes Announces New Commercial Team for Rough Terrain, Tower Crane Equipment

    June 18, 2019 – Terex Cranes has announced the formation of a new commercial team to manage the sales, support, and training efforts for Terex rough terrain (RT) and tower crane lines in the Americas. Long-time Terex team member, Chris Johnson, will direct efforts for North America, while Manuel Vicuña Galarreta has been tapped to drive growth in Central and South America. Both will report directly to recently appointed Global Director of Sales for Tower Cranes and Rough Terrain Cranes Lee Maynard.

  • Modern Crane Commissions Canada’s First Demag AC 300-6 All Terrain Crane

    June 19, 2019 – Modern Crane, Milton, Ontario, has received Canada’s first Demag AC 300-6 all terrain crane. The company purchased the crane from Terex Cranes distributor Cropac Equipment, and plans to use it to assemble tower cranes.

  • Talbert Cuts Ribbon on Expanded North Carolina Facility

    June 19, 2019 –Talbert Manufacturing hosted a ribbon cutting on May 14, officially opening the 58,000-sq-ft expansion of their Liberty, North Carolina facility. The 120,000-sq-ft Liberty Trailers LLC will manufacture Talbert’s Tag-A-Long SeriesTraveling Axle Series, and Hydraulic Tail Seriestrailers. 

  • Zoomlion North America Appoints New Crane Sales Manager

    June 18, 2019 - Zoomlion North America has appointed Olga Dubinok as crane sales manager.

    She is responsible for promoting Zoomlion mobile cranes in North America, including developing and supporting a dealer network for new and existing product lines.

    Dubinok has many years of experience in sales and marketing in the crane and lifting industry, supporting dealers and buyers.

  • Ritchie Bros. to Host Huge Auction with 4,700+ Items

    June 18, 2019 - Ritchie Bros. will host one of the largest pipeline construction equipment auctions ever, selling more than 4,700 items over two days at its site in Columbus, Ohio. Every single item in the auction will be sold without reserve.

  • Meritor Extends Support of Wounded Vets through Shoes for Soldiers Program

    June 11, 2019 Meritor Inc. is continuing its long-standing support of wounded veterans by donating a portion of reman brake shoe sales to Wyakin Foundation, a non-profit that offers resources to wounded vets to help them transition from the military to careers.

  • Imperial Crane’s Gedmin Retires After 50 Years, Lutes to Succeed Him

    June 11, 2019 - Larry (Whitey) Gedmin is retiring from Imperial Crane Services Inc. after 50 years of service. Gedmin most recently managed Imperial’s office in Griffith, Indiana. Gedmin says he plans to enjoy retirement with his dog, Jib, in Ft. Meyers, Florida. Imperial Crane’s most recent newsletter says Gedmin has been instrumental in the company’s success.

  • Felling Trailers Implements Weld Standard

    June 6, 2019 – One of Felling Trailers Inc.’s core values is to be an innovative solutions provider that thrives on continuous improvement. It was an essential piece to the company’s production process to create and implement a weld quality standard that all Felling products would adhere to. 

  • Cropac Equipment Adds Several New Terex Tower Cranes

    June 6, 2019 – Cropac Equipment has invested in several new Terex tower cranes. The order includes Terex SK 415-20 hammerhead tower cranes; Terex CTT 132-6, CTT 332-16, and CTT 472-20 flat top tower crane models; and Terex CTL 260-18 luffing jib tower cranes.

  • Mammoet Completes Scope at Sasol’s Ethane Cracker and Derivatives Project

    June 5, 2019 - Mammoet successfully completed a technical scope at the Sasol LCCP project in Lake Charles, Louisiana. In total, Mammoet completed 392,959 safe working hours and set close to 400 modules over the course of the four-year project.

  • Hiab Releases New Crane for Waste Collection

    June 5, 2019 - Hiab, part of Cargotec, has launched a new crane for the waste collection market. The Hiab S-HiPro 230W will debut at this year's ReinigingsDemoDagen (RDD) trade show in Utrecht, the Netherlands. The Hiab S-HiPro 230W is intended for use with underground refuse containers. Hiab has engineered the unit to make it easier for operators to efficiently and safely perform their work in increasingly crowded and chaotic urban centers. 

  • Crosby's Rigging for the Troops Campaign Reaches $16,500

    June 4, 2019 – With just under a month left, The Crosby Group’s “Rigging for the Troops” campaign has reached $16,500 of the $25,000 goal it aims to donate to the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation.

    Crosby is raising the money by donating a portion of every sale of wire rope clips during the second quarter of 2019. The program started April 1 and ends June 30.

  • U.S. Air Force Veteran Supports Crosby’s Fallen Patriots Donation

    June 4, 2019 - A decorated U.S. Air Force veteran is the latest to support the Crosby Group’s commitment to raise up to $25,000 for the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation by donating a portion of every wire rope clip sale from April through June 2019. The charity provides college scholarships and educational counseling to military children who have lost a parent in the line of duty.

  • CIS Rigging Hires New Director of Business Development

    June 3, 2019 - Contractors & Industrial Supply Inc. (CIS) added Scott Tant to its management team as director of business development. Tant will work with the sales managers for all the company’s divisions – rigging, marine, electrode handling, and light and sound – to identify new market and business opportunities, implement sales strategies, and define the actions required to generate new growth.

  • Grove and Strongco Celebrate 60 Years of Business

    June 3, 2019 - Grove and Strongco celebrated 60 years of doing business together during a special ceremony at Bauma 2019 in Munich, Germany. Strongco is a Grove, Manitowoc, and National Crane dealer that has a strong presence in selling, renting, and servicing equipment across Canada.

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