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Xtreme Up-rates Telehandler to 70,000-Pound Capacity

Date: 08-09-2014 / Author: mlarson
Xtreme telehandler
Xtreme Manufacturing is up-rating its new XR6538 rough-terrain telehandler into the XR7038. Introduced at ConExpo 2014 as the Xtreme XR6538, the machine has since undergone full testing and has been up-rated to a lifting capacity of 70,000 lbs.

Lift and Access Seeks Entries for 2013 LLEAP Awards

Date: 15-03-2013 / Author: kparrish
construction news

Lift and Access magazine is seeking entries for its 2013 Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Aerial Platforms (LLEAP) Awards competition, the seventh year of the award program. LLEAP judges will evaluate and honor innovative products that were introduced to the industry between April 1, 2011, and Feb. 28, 2013. Products considered must be new, innovative, and beneficial to the state of the lifting equipment and access industry.

 

Hirschmann Indicator Monitors Tilt Angle

Date: 25-04-2017 / Author: kparrish
hirschmann indicator

Hirschmann MCS has introduced the CI55 inclination indicator, which monitors the inclination/tilt angle as measured by the gSENS WGX tilt sensor. The system was designed for use on any type of stationary, mobile, or marine application.     

Link-Belt Lends a Hand in Pre-Cast Concrete Panel Lifts

Date: 25-04-2017 / Author: kparrish
link-belt all-terrain crane

In Henrico, Va., a new 216,000-sq.-ft. warehouse is being built by Becknell Industrial at the Richmond Airport Distribution Complex. The developer, which specializes in industrial properties, is anticipating an influx of cargo for the state capitol in the coming years, and the 900-ft.-long facility will prepare Becknell to receive goods. Located on 17-plus acres, the pre-cast concrete building will have 20 dock doors, 25 tractor-trailer stalls, and a 60-ft. loading bay. 

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