American Cranes & Transport - September 2013
First Liebherr LTR 1220 telescopic crawler delivered in U.S.; Tadano America launches 160-ton capacity rough terrain crane; PSC introduces new SPMT 600; Q2 results and other industry news.
ICUEE is right around the corner. Here’s a quick glance at what attendees can expect.
Chris Sleight reports on retreating rallies in the market.
Can you remember a time when training has landed on different ends of your personal spectrum of enjoyment? Daniel Erwin discusses the best methods of providing training.
Visit ICUEE, leave CCO certified; and CCO Service Truck Crane Prep Course offered.
Steven Todd reports on the progress that has been made in the harmonization of permitting.
INTERVIEW: JIM ROBERTSON
Allegiance Crane’s Jim Robertson talks to D.Ann Shiffler about why he’s excited about the future of
the crane business and especially about the prospects for his company.
PRODUCT FOCUS: SUPER CRANES
The market for super heavy lift cranes continues to exceed expectations. D.Ann Shiffler reports.
REGIONAL REPORT: SOUTHERN U.S.
Hal Lundgren reports that the energy sector leads the way for a southern economic revival.
INDUSTRY FOCUS: EQUIPMENT FINANCING
Tina Cawthorn discusses non-traditional business financing options.
SPECIAL REPORT: CRANE STABILIZATION
David Duerr discusses what needs to be done to assure safe support for a mobile crane.
SITE REPORT: TRANSPORT
Specialized Inc. hauled two giant turbine runners some 13,384 permitted miles.
SITE REPORT: LIFTING
Citadel Contractors’ LR 1300 lifted and installed the world’s widest Tilt-Up panel.
PEOPLE AND EVENTS
Schiller named EVP of Manitowoc Crane Care; Sims Crane names Hollister SVP of business development; plus highlights and events.