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Entrec gets Mains-powered boost into crane rental
Thursday, March 29, 2012 Canadian firm Entrec Transportation Services has revealed plans to boost its crane rental market through the purchase of rental company Mains Group.
Strongco grows in Canada
Friday, March 23, 2012 Manitowoc mobile crane dealer Strongco will open a new branch in Fort McMurray, Canada, targeting the Alberta energy sector.
MTNW and Applied Measurements install mooring winch controls
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 Two US companies have supplied equipment for jack up barges working in South East Asia.
Sales team addition at Kitchen’s Crane and Equipment
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 US rental firm Kitchen’s Crane and Equipment has appointed a former operations manager for electrical contractor M C Dean, Chad Tester, to bolster its US and international sales team.
Lonardi moves up at Harrington as Miller goes to Kito Europe
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 Harrington Hoists has appointed Carlo Lonardi as COO, as current VP of operations Scott Miller crosses the Atlantic to become MD of fellow Kito subsidiary Kito Europe.
Terex Comedil and Peiner join forces on Cincinnati hospital project
Thursday, February 23, 2012 US hire firm Maxim Crane Works is using Terex Cranes’ new Transfer Masts with two newly purchased SK575-32 hammerhead tower cranes for construction work on a hospital expansion project.
Sany America appoints distributor DC Bates Equipment
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 Sany America has appointed a new dealer in the Eastern US, DC Bates Equipment of Hopedale, Massachusetts.
Barnhart launches dual-lane heavy transport system for US roads
Thursday, February 16, 2012 Barnhart Crane and Rigging has added a custom-engineered product to its rental inventory, the WesTrac Transportation System, useful for hauling heavy loads while meeting road requirements on the western coast of the US.
IMT’s Hasty takes on general manager role
Tuesday, January 24, 2012 Service truck crane manufacturer Iowa Machine Tooling has promoted its current vice president of sales, Jim Hasty, to the position of general manager of the company.
Port of West Sacramento adds LHM 420 for container handling
Monday, January 16, 2012 The US Port of West Sacramento has bought a new Liebherr LHM 420 mobile harbour crane to enable it to handle intermodal containers for import and export beginning 2012.
Manitowoc provides a solid foundation for Mississippi River Bridge
Thursday, January 12, 2012 A Kansas City contractor is using a Manitowoc 7000 to help construct the pylons of a new cable-stayed suspension bridge being built in St. Louis, Missouri over the Mississippi River.
Manitowoc ties marketing activity for crane support and sales
Thursday, January 12, 2012 Announcing a major reorganization of its marketing department, Manitowoc promoted director of global marketing for Manitowoc Crane Care, John Bittner, to the newly created position vice president of global marketing for Manitowoc Cranes.
Manitowoc’s Ennen to oversee engineering and innovation
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 Manitowoc has promoted its former director of engineering for mobile cranes, Jens Ennen, to the position of senior vice president of engineering and innovation for Manitowoc Cranes.
Two Kalmar STS cranes shipped to Colombia
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 Jumbo Shipping transported two immense Kalmar Ship-To-Shore cranes, and seven Kalmar E-One2 Zero Emission RTGs, from Taicang, China to Cartagena, Colombia for Cargotec on its vessel, Jumbo Javelin. The cranes were bound for the port of Cartagena.
ALL appoints five in the Southeast
Thursday, January 05, 2012 ALL Family of Companies crane rentals appointed five personnel to aid the company’s expansion in the southeastern states of Louisanna, Tennessee, Florida, and the Carolinas. A spokesperson announced the appointments on 15 December, 2011.
Trans Carrier’s fast truck
Thursday, January 05, 2012 Canadian oilfield hauling company Trans Carrier has purchased an unusual National Crane NBT55 boom truck featuring a custom-designed, faster truck made by Kenworth. The truck combines a tractor-trailer and a crane in one unit.
CRC/ICHC 2012 to be held in New Orleans
Wednesday, January 04, 2012 New Orleans has been announced as the setting for this year’s two-day jointly held Crane & Rigging Conference/Industrial Crane & Hoist Conference (CRC/ICHC), scheduled to start on 23 May.
Link-Belt starts New Year with five new appointments
Tuesday, January 03, 2012 Promotions within manufacturer Link-Belt’s service and training departments, along with senior management moves, will see several Link-Belt employees begin the New Year with new responsibilities.
Truck crane death highlights boom-crushing risk
Wednesday, December 14, 2011 Jusice Gary Hearn of the Ontario Court of Justice fined Delta Truck Equipment CAD100,000 and its supervisor, Phillip Hutton, CAD15,000, after a maintenance person was crushed to death by a truck crane’s boom in Breslau, Canada.
Manitex appoints two business managers
Wednesday, December 07, 2011 Manitex, Georgetown, Texas-based manufacturer of boom trucks, announced that it has appointed two new business managers. Joe Dunn will work with the eastern region and Bryan Dammann will work with the western region, employing his knowledge of Canada.

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