Lift and Access Showcase 2014

Date: 17-07-2014 / Author: kparrish
lift and access showcase
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 7:00pm to Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 7:00pm

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The Lift and Access Showcase returns in 2014 on Oct. 29-30 at the Springhill Suites by Marriott at the Las Vegas Convention Center. This event is unlike any other in the lifting equipment industry. OEMs will demonstrate their products and discuss their features and benefits. Products may be tested to validate the specifications against their printed literature, and their performance may be measured against other machines in the product class.

Potain Igo T 130 Finds New Home in Stephenson Equipment Fleet

Date: 04-04-2014 / Author: kparrish
potain tower crane
potain tower crane

Stephenson Equipment has purchased a Potain Igo T 130 self-erecting crane, which it plans to include in its expansion plans into western Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Dennis Heller, president and CEO of the Harrisburg, Pa.-based company, said that the company will first use the Igo T 130 as a rental crane to help expands its reach in new territories before it goes up for sale to customers.

Terex Crossover 8000 Boom Truck Debuts at ConExpo

Date: 17-03-2014 / Author: kparrish
terex boom truck
terex boom truck

The 80-ton Terex Crossover 8000 boom truck made its first appearance last week at ConExpo. The machine combines designs from its truck crane and boom truck models while offering uses a 360-degree load radius. Featuring the same upper structure as the Terex T780 telescopic truck crane, the Crossover 8000 boom truck has nearly the same load ratings throughout most lift situations, regardless if lifting from the front, rear, or side of the crane.