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Subcontractors on Minnesota Vikings Stadium Project Rely on Skyjack Lifts

Skyjack expects to have more than 200 Skyjack aerial work platforms on the project to complete the new Minnesota Vikings stadium in time for the 2016 football s

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Dual Crane/Aerial Ratings Speed Setup, Boost Versatility of Altec's New Boom Truck

Altec Inc.'s new AC40-152S boom truck has a dual rating that lets it meet the standards of both the crane and the aerial lift industries.

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2014 good year for Liebherr mobile harbour cranes

Liebherr Mobile Harbour Cranes says that its annual deliveries in 2014 were greater than any manufacturer has ever delivered before: it supplied 112 units to six continents.

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Grove Rolls Out Trio of Telescopic-Boom Crawler Cranes

Manitowoc has introduced a trio of compact telescoping-boom crawler cranes designed to handle the most unforgiving terrain.

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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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