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IMT Introduces New 11-Foot Dominator III Mechanics Truck, 25-Foot Telescopic Crane | Construction News

Date: 07-06-2017 / Author: fmotz

Iowa Mold Tooling Co., Inc. (IMT), an Oshkosh Corporation company (NYSE:OSK), is pleased to introduce the new Dominator® III 11-foot mechanics truck and 25-foot 12000-lb telescopic crane.

“We took the same approach with the 11-foot version of the Dominator III as we did with the 14-foot — provide a reliable, durable service truck with high-performance capabilities,” said Jim Hasty, general manager of IMT. “We aimed to meet our customer’s needs while offering a lighter, maneuverable body paired with increased lifting capacity from the 25-foot 12,000-lb crane.”

First Genie Z-60/37 FE ordered By Lift & Loft– Industry News

Date: 11-05-2016 / Author: kparrish

The first articulating Genie Z-60/37 FE boom – launched at Bauma 2016 in April - was ordered by Danish rental company Lift & Loft ApS based in Copenhagen.  Lift & Loft is a customer of authorised Genie distributor Jøma Lift Teknik.

End of Year Results Show Mixed Fortune for Terex - Industry News

Date: 20-02-2016 / Author: kparrish

Terex Corporation announced fourth quarter 2015 income was $14.6 million on net sales of $1.6 billion. In the fourth quarter of 2014, income was $79.9 million on net sales of $1.8 billion.

For the full year 2015, Terex reported income of $142.5 million, on net sales of $6.5 billion, compared to $259.0 million, and $7.3 billion for 2014.

Self-Motivation for Injury Prevention

Date: 14-06-2013 / Author: kparrish

“Self-motivation is at the heart of creativity, responsibility, healthy behavior, and lasting change.”~  E.L. Deci, author of “Why we do what we do: Understanding self-motivation.”

Today more than ever, self-motivation is critical in the context of occupational safety. Project teams are running lean and many times team members have more job responsibilities than say four or five years ago. In any situation, but especially on today’s jobsites, workers need to hold themselves accountable to do the right things for safety. 

A Project Team Works Long Hours to Accomodate Historic Retrofit

Date: 23-05-2013 / Author: kparrish

The Sacramento Valley Depot in Sacramento, Calif., is undergoing an $11 million seismic retrofit to bring the historic structure into compliance with today’s Seismic Life Safety and Americans with Disabilities standards. The architecturally and historically significant depot is named on the National Registry of Historic Places as the Southern Pacific Railroad Sacramento Depot.

New Scaffold System Takes Safety to the Next Level

Date: 23-05-2013 / Author: kparrish

New, innovative scaffold products aren’t exactly a common occurrence. Scaffolds have been around for centuries and certainly have seen modifications that have broadened their application-scope, made them safer, more efficient, and so on; but as far as scaffold innovations that have really rocked the boat? Not since the system scaffold hit the market and really did revolutionize the industry, has there been a product that deserved serious fanfare.

Spider Launches SpiderLine Horizontal Lifeline System

Date: 22-05-2013 / Author: kparrish

Spider, a division of SafeWorks LLC, has unveiled its new design for the SpiderLine Temporary Horizontal Lifeline System – a fall protection solution for workers on bridges, building construction, roof tops, and other elevated surfaces. 

SpiderLine is designed to fit multiple applications at height and meets OSHA and CSA fall protection requirements.