Construction News

  • DICA FiberMax Stackpin

New Features Boost FiberMax Crane Mat Performance

Ever since DICA Outrigger Pads introduced its FiberMax line of crane mats in early 2014, the company has continued to develop new features for the line.

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  • New Dinolift

ReachMaster to Distribute Dinolift in U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico

Finnish manufacturer Dinolift has named ReachMaster, Inc., Houston, Texas, as its new exclusive distributor in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico. The agreement takes effect Jan. 1, 2015.

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Exciting News about Lift & Hoist Magazines

As the new year approaches, the sales and editorial team at Lift & Hoist International and Industrial Lift & Hoist have some exciting announcements to bring to your attent

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Straightpoint Relocates to New Facility in California

Straightpoint Inc. has moved to a new facility in Camarillo, Calif. The facility is dedicated to sales, marketing, and distribution of Straightpoint prod

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Are Structural Composites Coming?

For some time now, I’ve been wondering about the potential for using carbon composites in the structural components of access and lifting equipment.
 
The durable, lighter-weight materials are showing up ever more frequently in structural components for a growing variety of other products, ranging from bicycle frames to high-end cars, bridges, and even aircraft fuselages, so do they have a future in aerial lifts, telehandlers, and cranes?
 
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