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Grove Crane Drives Pile for Arkansas Park

Date: 21-12-2016 / Author: mlarson

Arco Excavation & Paving used a Grove GHC75 telescoping-boom crawler crane to build an elevated retaining wall during restoration of a park in Rogers, Ark.

The GHC75’s extendible, heavy-duty crawler tracks eliminated the need for deploying outriggers, which enabled the crane to maneuver in tight quarters over wet, uneven terrain.

The intuitive and user-friendly Rated Capacity Limiter, which displays operating parameters, enabled contractors to lift more efficiently during construction.

Manitowoc Model 11000 Crane Drives Pile at Hilltop Resort

Date: 19-12-2016 / Author: mlarson

Wren Works used a Manitowoc 11000-1 crawler crane to help build a retaining wall at the Mont du Lac Resort, a skiing destination in Superior, Wis. Rigged with 140 ft. of boom, the 110-USt crane lifted an 18.5-USt pile hammer to heights of 75 ft. to drive 14 H-piles. Gangs of timber that weighed 0.5 USt were then lifted to a height of 60 ft. and inserted between the piles to create a foundation for the retaining wall that will eventually shore up the resort’s new banquet room.

Skyjack Scissor Lift Helps Museum Restore Historic Railcars

Date: 13-12-2016 / Author: mlarson

Linamar Corporation’s (TSX-LNR) Skyjack division is helping Toronto Railway Museum restore and maintain historic railway vehicles as well as general facility maintenance. “We have been open for six years and restoration is an ongoing activity as there is a good amount of work that needs to be done,” said Michael Guy, chief engineer at the Toronto museum. “We want to be safe when performing these tasks, and the SJIII 3219 allows us to do just that since it replaces scaffolding and ladders.”

JCB Telehandler Helps Spruce Up U.S. Capitol for Holidays

Date: 12-12-2016 / Author: mlarson

When it was time to erect one of the world's most high-profile Christmas trees, a JCB Loadall telescopic handler was there to do the done.

The JCB 507-42 Loadall was called in to perform the honors of assisting with the installation of an 80-ft. Engelmann spruce on the lawn at Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. 

Grove All-Terrain Crane Handles Stage at NFL Hall of Fame | Construction News

Date: 12-10-2016 / Author: mlarson

After the closing of the 2016 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival in Canton, Ohio, a Grove GMK5240 became the star of the show.

Canton Erectors, a rigging and heavy-haul trucking company, also based in Canton, used the 240-USt all-terrain crane to disassemble the stage following the prestigious ceremony, which took place on the field of the Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium.

Kardie Equipment Rents High-Reach Platforms for Non-Wind Work

Date: 05-10-2016 / Author: mlarson

TGM Wind Services, a provider of high-reach aerial lift services for the wind-power industry since 2010, has launched a subsidiary company focused on renting truck-mounted aerial lifts with heights to 295 ft. nationwide to other industries.  

The new subsidiary, Kardie Equipment, is headquartered in the same office as its parent company, TGM Wind Services, in Bee Cave, Texas, part of metropolitan Austin.