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Pink Manitex Boom Truck Raises Support for Breast Cancer Awareness

Date: 13-11-2018 / Author: kscally
Manitex breast cancer awareness boom truck

Manitex International Inc., Bridgeview, Illinois, unveiled a pink 22101S boom truck with custom graphics to help support the fight against breast cancer.

Manitex, along with several dealers, customized the boom truck for the 2018 TCI Expo in Charlotte. The crane was displayed throughout the event and headed into service with its colors immediately after the show. Manitex will donate the excess contributions from its dealers and customers to the local Charlotte chapter of the Susan G. Komen foundation for furthering breast cancer research.

Hiab Completes Effer Acquisition

Date: 07-11-2018 / Author: kscally
Hiab Effer

Hiab, part of Cargotec, completed the acquisition of knuckle-boom crane manufacturer Effer S.p.A. from CTE Group.

TVH Introduces New LED Beacon

Date: 18-09-2018 / Author: kscally
TVH LED Beacon

TVH in the Americas (TVH) added a new LED beacon series to their lineup of quality replacement parts and accessories for the material handling and industrial equipment industries.

The SY22059 series is a high-profile beacon available in either permanent or magnetic mount options. These beacons not only flash, but also rotate, providing the functionality of a strobe or rotator in one light.

Lifting Gear Hire Enhances Load Cell Fleet With Straightpoint Units

Date: 18-09-2018 / Author: kscally
LGH Straightpoint Radiolink plus

Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) is upgrading its load cell fleet with Straightpoint’s (SP) Radiolink plus units up to 220,000 lbs. in capacity.

The Radiolink plus, which is the U.K. manufacturer’s top selling load cell, is capable of both weighing and dynamic load monitoring for many applications.

The order from LGH will be delivered over a two- to-three-year period, ultimately resulting in 23 LGH lifting equipment rental facilities in the U.S. and Canada stocking exclusively SP product.

Hiab to Unveil New Building Material Crane Models

Date: 11-09-2018 / Author: kscally
Hiab HiPro 235

Hiab, part of Cargotec, plans to debut three new building material crane models at the IAA exhibition in Hannover, Germany, on Sept. 20-27.
  
The building material crane models, which include the Hiab L-HiPro 145, L-HiPro 195, and L-HiPro 235, range in capacity from about 14 to 22 U.S. tons. The high-speed extensions enable long outreach and fast operation. 

DICA Celebrates 30 Years

Date: 14-08-2018 / Author: kscally
DICA 30 years

GUTHRIE CENTER, Iowa – DICA marked its 30th anniversary in the outrigger pad and accessory business this summer.

In 1988, company founder Dick Koberg set out to design and manufacture outrigger pads that were long lasting and easy to use.

Hiab to Expand Crane Business With Effer Acquisition

Date: 31-07-2018 / Author: kscally
Hiab Effer

Hiab, part of Cargotec, entered into an agreement to acquire the Effer loader cranes business from the CTE Group for an enterprise value of more than $58 million.

This acquisition advances Hiab's ambition to be the global leader in cranes and the preferred partner for its customers.

ALT Sales Corp. to Distribute Manitex Articulating Cranes

Date: 24-07-2018 / Author: kscally
ALT Sales Manitex distributor

CLEVELAND — ALT Sales Corp., headquartered in Richfield, Ohio, joined the Manitex Articulating Crane Distribution Network in the United States and abroad as its newest retail distributor.

ALT Sales Corp. is a member of the ALL Family of Companies, a privately owned heavy lift equipment rental and sales enterprise in North America, and Manitex International is an international provider of truck and knuckleboom cranes.

Crane Industry Services Expands Training Center, Adds Staff

Date: 09-04-2018 / Author: kscally
CIS Training Center
Fred Robinson
Shawn Galloway

Crane Industry Services LLC (CIS) moved to a larger facility in Georgia to accommodate its growing skills assessment and training programs, as well as added two new staff members.

The new Centered on Safety Training Center is located at 2692 Hwy. 27 N, Carrollton, Georgia. The 8,892-sq.-ft. facility is situated on about 3.5 acres, convenient to the Atlanta airport, West Georgia, and Birmingham, Alabama. 

New Multi-Purpose Microcrane Features Compact, Portable Design

Date: 23-03-2018 / Author: kscally
Microcrane M1 Global
Microcrane M1 Global
Microcrane M1 Global
Microcrane M1 Global

VANCOUVER, Wash. - Microcranes Inc. introduced its new hydraulic pick-and-carry portable crane, the ISO-certified M1 Global model.

The M1 Global design fits through 36-in. doorways, narrow aisles, and inside elevators, yet expands to boom up to a 22-ft. tip height.

Requiring no license for operation, it is rated at 2,000 lbs. (905 kg) and has a hook height of 20’3” (6.1 m). It is 30-in. (762 mm) wide and weighs 1,800 lbs. (816 kg) with 300 lbs. of removable counterweights.

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