October 2017

New DEMAG AC 45 City: Fits Everywhere

Date: 31-10-2017 / Author: fmotz

When Demag showcased its AC 25 City in 1996, heads turned everywhere in the industry: It was more compact than any other mobile crane before it, and yet it featured powerful performance characteristics and only needed one single cab for both traveling and crane work. The industry quickly realized that the new crane was simply unbeatable inside narrow buildings and in urban environments.

Pettibone Introduces Cary-Lift 254i To Material Handling Lineup

Date: 31-10-2017 / Author: fmotz

Pettibone has introduced the Cary-Lift 254i to its line of pipe, pole and log handlers. Purpose-built to deliver numerous safety and performance benefits over other material handling alternatives, the Cary-Lift is particularly adept at moving and placing heavy pipe in stock yards and construction sites.

Tadano Delivers First Two GR-1200XL Cranes to Bigge

Date: 26-10-2017 / Author: mlarson

The first two Tadano GR-1200XL rough terrain cranes arrived in the United States and were delivered immediately Bigge Crane and Rigging Co.’s Houston branch.

The 120-ton-capacity GR-1200XL is the largest two-axle rough-terrain crane in the Tadano RT range. It was launched in March at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2017.

The GR-1200XL features a 183.7-ft. telescopic boom. Adding the 58.1-ft. bi-fold jib gives a maximum lifting height of 241'4".

IPAF Appoints New Director of Technical & Safety

Date: 25-10-2017 / Author: fmotz

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has made a senior management appointment to head up its global Technical & Safety department. Andrew Delahunt will join from a major global Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) manufacturer, where he is currently the Worldwide Safety and Homologation Manager. Andrew will be based in IPAF’s office in Basel, Switzerland, and will take up the post from January 2018.

Hoist and Rigging Training Made Easier with Columbus McKinnon’s New Website

Date: 25-10-2017 / Author: fmotz

Whether you need to meet OSHA or ASME requirements, receive overhead crane and rigging certification or simply gain the peace of mind that comes from having a safer work environment, Columbus McKinnon can help. Columbus McKinnon Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCO), a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of material handling products, systems and services, launched its new training website, putting all of the information professionals need to get trained and do their jobs safely right at their fingertips.

Genie Introduces Powerful New Onboard Generator

Date: 25-10-2017 / Author: mlarson

Genie's new Lift Power system includes a new generation of hydraulically driven generators for contractors who rely on productive power in the platform.

The new generator set-up can deliver continuous power to the platform for running tools or welding even while driving the lift or re-positioning the platform.

Equipment Leasing and Finance Industry Confidence Holds Firm in October

Date: 24-10-2017 / Author: fmotz

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) releases the October 2017 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) today. Designed to collect leadership data, the index reports a qualitative assessment of both the prevailing business conditions and expectations for the future as reported by key executives from the $1 trillion equipment finance sector.