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LLEAP 2017 will Honor Innovative Products

Date: 25-05-2017 / Author: fmotz
LLEAP 2017

Companies that want to enter their innovative new products in the 2017 Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Aerial Platforms (LLEAP) competition have until June 15, 2017, to complete the online entry form.

Organized by Lift and Access magazine, the LLEAP awards recognize new or updated products whose innovation advances the state of the industry and delivers benefits to users.

Hiab introduces the HIAB X-HIPRO 232 at 2017 ICUEE

Date: 06-09-2017 / Author: fmotz

Just as the classic Swiss Army knife is synonymous with quality, ingenuity and above all, versatility, the HIAB X-HIPRO 232 is the solution for customers who wish to boost their business’s productivity with a versatile crane. 

Hiab continues its leadership in articulated cranes with cutting- edge technology aimed to make deliveries faster, safer, more reliable and easier than ever before.  The HIAB X-HIPRO 232 showcases these innovations recently introduced by Hiab:

Ariens Company Names Larry Weyers Group President of Equipment Business

Date: 06-09-2017 / Author: fmotz

Ariens Company has named Larry Weyers Group President – Ariens Power Equipment, effective September 5, 2017. Weyers will lead all aspects of product development, manufacturing, supply chain, and sales and marketing for the business unit. Ariens Company equipment brands include Ariens Sno-Thro® and Sno-Tek® snow throwers; Ariens® lawn and garden equipment; Gravely® commercial equipment; and Countax® and Westwood® garden tractors.

Grove and National Crane to show utility prowess at ICUEE 2017

Date: 06-09-2017 / Author: fmotz

Manitowoc Cranes will showcase a trio of cranes that thrive in utilities applications at the International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition 2017 (ICUEE). At outdoor booth N2021, the company will highlight the Grove GHC30 telescoping crawler crane and a pair of National Crane boom trucks: the NBT45-1 and 890D. All three machines will be outfitted with special attachments to better show their effectiveness in the utilities market, and two of them — the GHC30 and NBT45-1 — will be shown at ICUEE for the first time. 

OSHA Issues Proposed Rule to Extend Compliance Deadline for Crane Operator Certification Requirements | Construction News

Date: 30-08-2017 / Author: fmotz

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to extend the employer's responsibility to ensure crane operator competency and enforcement for crane operator certification to Nov. 10, 2018.

OSHA issued a final rule in September 2014, extending the deadline by three years for crane operator certification requirements in the Cranes and Derricks in Construction standard. The final rule also extended by three years the employer's responsibility to ensure that crane operators are competent to operate a crane safely.

Ritchie Bros. Sells US$49+ Million of Equipment in August Houston Auction | Construction News

Date: 29-08-2017 / Author: fmotz

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers conducted its fourth Houston auction of the year this week, selling 3,700+ equipment items and trucks for US$49+ million over two days (August 23–24, 2017), and setting a new site record for online sales.

Saelig Introduces High Voltage High Efficiency 1500W Single-Channel Programmable DC Supplies with Multiple Features

Date: 16-08-2017 / Author: fmotz

Saelig Company, Inc. has introduced the PSU-HV Series of single output programmable switching DC power supplies that can provide up to 15A current and cover a power range up to 1560W. These high efficiency, high power density 1U-height supplies include five models from 100V to 600V output. More than one unit can be combined for increased power capacity. Made by GW Instek, the PSU-HV series has five models (100V/15A, 150V/10A, 300V/5A, 400V/3.8A, and 600V/2.6A) to satisfy many high voltage application demands.

JLT Specialty USA announces appointment of Rupal Patel as Vice President, Global Service Team

Date: 09-08-2017 / Author: fmotz

JLT Specialty USA, a U.S. subsidiary of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc. (JLT), one of the world’s leading specialty risk advisor and broker, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rupal Patel as Vice President, Global Service Team.

Strong Exhibitor Support Pushes ICUEE 2017 to Exhibit Space Record

Date: 19-07-2017 / Author: fmotz
ICUEE 2017

Strong exhibitor support has pushed ICUEE, The Demo Expo to record size with 28 acres of the latest utility and construction equipment, products and technologies for attendees to explore, from more than 900 exhibitors (20-plus percent new to the show!).

ICUEE 2017 will feature specialized exhibit pavilions for fleet management, safety and green utilities, China and Korean exhibit pavilions, and the Lift Safety Zone from the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO).

R.S. Audley Utilizes Link-Belt Lattice Crawlers for New Hampshire Bridge Project | Construction News

Date: 19-07-2017 / Author: fmotz
Link-Belt Lattice Crawler Crane

R.S. Audley, Inc. of Bow, New Hampshire was awarded the contract for replacement of four northbound lanes of Little Bay Bridge, a nine-span steel girder bridge that carries Route 4, NH Route 16, and Spaulding Turnpike over the Piscataqua River in southeast New Hampshire. Little Bay Bridge carries well over 70,000 vehicles each day and is forecasted to carry 94,000 vehicles by 2025.

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