SIA Names New Leadership Team

The Scaffold Industry Association (SIA) named John R. Miller as president at its 34th annual convention in Baltimore, Md., on July 13. As the association's 18th president, Miller plans to expand training and education opportunities throughout North America over the next two years. In addition to Miller, the new slate of SIA officers includes Bill […]

01/08/2006 - 05:00 am

MLE Adds 15-Ton Crane to Lineup

Man & Material Lift Engineering, Cudahy, Wis., has developed a battery-powered carrydeck crane to be used in a clean room for aircraft assembly. According to the company, typical engine-powered carrydeck cranes pose problems when operated indoors in a confined environment. Features of this product include: dual 15-hp Prime Mover motors, 72V, 800 Amp-Hour long-life batteries, […]

31/07/2006 - 05:00 am

IMT Acquired by Oshkosh Truck Corp.

Iowa Mold Tooling Co., Inc. (IMT), Garner, Iowa, signed a $131 million all-cash agreement in which it will be acquired by Oshkosh Truck Corp., Oshkosh, Wis. IMT is currently a portfolio company of American Capital Strategies, Ltd., and is expected to operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Oshkosh Truck Corp.'s commercial segment once the […]

31/07/2006 - 05:00 am

OSHA Unveils Voluntary Protection Program for Mobile Workforce in Construction

A nationwide Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) initiative aimed at meeting the unique needs and characteristics of the construction industry • Mobile Workforce VPP Demonstration for Construction • was unveiled today by OSHA Administrator Ed Foulke at the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) Safety and Health Committee mid-year meeting in Denver. "VPP is a good […]

28/07/2006 - 05:00 am

ALL Erection’s Lift Simulation Software Simplifies Crane Specification

ALL Erection and Crane Rental Corp., Cleveland, recently unveiled Version 3 of its LS3 lift simulation software, which enables users to recreate the environment of their lift to help plan ahead, increase safety, and reduce costs. LS3 software is preloaded with specifications, capacities, and load data for every crane in the ALL fleet. After input […]

28/07/2006 - 05:00 am

NER & Identification Technologies Join Forces to Fight Crime

This month, Identification Technologies and the National Equipment Register (NER) announced that they are combining the DataDotDNA marking technology and NER's database to create a unique and powerful identification and registration system that will deter equipment theft and aid in its recovery if stolen. To be called Heavy Equipment Loss Prevention Technology DNA (HELPtechDNA), the […]

26/07/2006 - 05:00 am

CareLift Delivers First ZB32032 to the Navy

In 2005, CareLift Equipment Ltd., Breslau, Ontario, made a very big step forward for the North American lifting equipment industry with its introduction of the 32,000-pound capacity Zoom Boom ZB32032 telescopic handler, the highest capacity telescopic handler built in North America. CareLift announced that the first ZB32032 was delivered to the Navy Special Warfare Group […]

26/07/2006 - 05:00 am

JCB Introduces High-Speed Telehandler for the Military

At the UK's Defense Vehicle Dynamics exhibition, JCB unveiled the High Mobility Variable Reach Truck (HMVRT) for the military, part of JBC's high-speed, high mobility, and logistically compatible family of military vehicles. According to John Patterson, managing director and CEO of JCB, this machine and others unveiled at the show represent a bold step for […]

26/07/2006 - 05:00 am

Tadano America Introduces ATF220G-5 All-Terrain Crane

Tadano America, Houston, Texas, introduces the 242-ton ATF220G-5 all-terrain crane to the North American marketplace. The first ATF220G-5 will hit the Port of Miami, Fla., in November and will be delivered to Sims Crane and Equipment Co. The second unit will enter the United States at the Port of Houston, and PSI Crane & Rigging, […]

26/07/2006 - 05:00 am

Liebherr Unveils New LR 11350 Crawler

At its 2006 Customer Days in Ehingen, Germany, Liebherr announced the addition of the LR 11350 to its crawler crane product line. A pre-series production model with a 1,377-ton maximum load capacity is already being used in China for the construction of a chemical plant. The maximum load capacity of this heavy-duty crane has been […]

26/07/2006 - 05:00 am

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