American Cranes & Transport - January 2014
Proposal to limit the age of cranes in New York City; NC Services acquires Mullen, Doug;s crane; big boom upgrade for Terex CC 8800-1 plus much more.
BUSINESS NEWS 15
2013 was a spectacular year for the stock markets. Chris Sleight reports.
The topic of Stop Work Authority has gained a lot of traction. Daniel Erwin reports.
CERTIFICATION NEWS 19
NCCCO to offer exams, examiner workshops at ConExpo/ConAgg 2014.
INTERVIEW: DAN SLATER 20
Terex’s Dan Slater has been the point person for evolving Terex Waverly into a ‘lean facility.’ D.Ann Shiffler reports for ACT.
RIGGING REVIEW 24
Mike Gelskey contends the principle is a simple one: If you take care of your rigging, your rigging will take care of you.
ROUNDTABLE: SAFETY AND TRAINING 26
In our annual safety and training roundtable, ACT asks the experts for their views on crane safety, accidents, certification standards and more.
REGIONAL REPORT: WEST 32
Hal Lundgren reports that business out West is ‘pretty good.’
PRODUCT FOCUS: ROUGH TERRAIN CRANES 35
D.Ann Shiffler reports that the RT market in 2013 was like a roller coaster ride.
CONEXPO 2014 EXCLUSIVE 39
Link-Belt to launch the TCC-500 telecrawler.
CONEXPO PLANNING GUIDE 40
All you need to know about planning your trip to ConExpo 2014.
SITE REPORT: RIGGING 42
Terry White reports on how three Arizona companies helped with a new war memorial.
SITE REPORT: LIFTING 44
Central Rent-A-Crane performed around-the clock at U. S. Steel Gary Works.
PEOPLE & EVENTS 55
News about people and events from around the industry.