Scott Powerline GTC-600 is First in Field

Date: 27-06-2017 / Author: fmotz
GTC 600

Scott Powerline and Utility Equipment has been the first to introduce several new Tadano Mantis models over the years. And the latest telescopic boom crawler crane for Scott Powerline is the GTC-600, which is the first of this model to be received by a dealer, placed in a rental fleet and now put on a job site. The 66-ton machine is currently working on a 20-mile powerline transmission construction project in Texas for Can-Fer Utility Services LLC, a Quanta Services company.

Houston Heats Up as Ritchie Bros. Sells US$46+ Million of Equipment in June Auction

Date: 27-06-2017 / Author: fmotz

Summer officially kicked off in Texas as Ritchie Bros. conducted its third Houston auction of the year this week, selling 4,700+ equipment items and trucks for US$46+ million—making it the largest June auction ever for the site.

Bloomberg Reports Construction Groups Split on Extending Crane Safety Deadline | Construction News

Date: 21-06-2017 / Author: fmotz

June 21, 2017 - More than six years after OSHA’s construction crane rule was issued in late 2010, the agency is again asking if delay of the certification mandate should continue.

This time, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is thinking of postponing enforcement for one year, making Nov. 10, 2018, the new deadline.

Manitex International, Inc. Welcomes Crane Sales & Service to North American “Knuckleboom” Dealer Network | Construction News

Date: 14-06-2017 / Author: fmotz

Manitex International, Inc., a leading international provider of cranes and specialized industrial equipment, has appointed Nebraska-based Crane Sales & Service as a Manitex-PM knuckleboom dealer for Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota & Iowa.

Giuffre Bros Cranes Celebrates Major Milestone Wtih Delivery of 5,000th Unit

Date: 07-06-2017 / Author: fmotz

In 1963, you could rent Frank and Dominic Giuffre and their dump truck for $12.50 an hour. Today, Giuffre Bros. Cranes, Inc. is celebrating a major milestone: production of their 5000th unit. Giuffre took delivery of their 5000th unit to start 2017, a Terex BT 4792 mounted on a 2017 Freightliner 108SD.

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.”

Bailey Adds Brandon Lite Crane to Product Line

Date: 27-04-2016 / Author: mlarson

Bailey Specialty Cranes & Aerials' new Brandon Lite is a battery-powered pick-and-carry hoist truck that is great for indoor projects where emissions can be a concern.

It can be fitted in multiple configurations with various options including a winch, a pipe and beam handler, forks, jib, and glass manipulator, to name a few.

At just 34.5 in. wide, the Brandon Lite can easily travel through single doorways, and at only 4,300 lbs. can travel on most elevators.

Link-Belt’s Cranes Respond to Challenging Environments

Date: 20-04-2016 / Author: kparrish

Alongside it’s rough terrain cranes US manufacturer Link-Belt was demonstrating its TCC-1400 telecrawler and introducing the HTT86110 telescopic truck crane at Bauma 11- 17 April, Messe Munich.

The 127t, (140USt) TCC-1400 has the longest boom length for a telecrawler in this tonnage class. A six-section power, pin and latch boom measures 59.5m (195ft 5in) and an on-board three-piece bi-fold lattice fly gives the crane a maximum tip height of 78.9m (259ft).