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Upcoming Free SAF-T Webinars Focus on Technology

There’s no question that emerging technologies and new media can be used to create real change in your business. But all too often, eLearning and other tools become a content dumping ground your employees must sift through.

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Jack Doheny Companies Signs on as Bronto Skylift Dealer

Jack Doheny Companies, is one of the largest environmental equipment dealer organizations, has added a specialty equipment division to its organization.

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

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.

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Manitowoc Raises Big Money for ALS with Ice Bucket Challenge

Manitowoc Company employees from across the nation participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge, raising $10,000 for Amyotrophic L

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Proud to Earn a PAL Card

I’m proud to recently have earned a PAL card, verifying that I’ve been trained to operate scissor and boom lifts safely. I’m not likely to work in an aerial lift often, but I will get the chance to run one in order to evaluate how it operates, position it for an event, or reach a work site while researching an article. Even though I’ll use a computer keyboard several thousand times more than a lift’s controls, it’s vital I know how to use a lift safely when I get the chance.
 
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