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Maxim Buys Crane Rental Corporation

May 22, 2015 - Maxim Crane Works has reportedly acquired Orlando, Fla.-based Crane Rental Corporation. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. CRC operates three locations in Florida and one in Alabama.

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TPC Wire & Cable Sold to Audax Group

May 21, 2015 - TPC Wire & Cable Corp., Macedonia, Ohio, has been sold by Chicago-based private equity group, Pfingsten Partners to Audax Group of Boston. TPC Wire & Cable is a producer of high-performance, high-quality wire, cable, and connectors used in harsh industrial applications.


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Superior Erection Helps Expand Cleveland-Based Brewery


May 20, 2015 - With the growing popularity of craft beers, Great Lakes Brewing Company (GLBC), Cleveland, Ohio, saw an increase of 20% in 2013. With future plans to expand into new markets, the company made the decision to undertake a $7 million expansion of the brewery's tanks in 2014. 

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ITI Releases New Programs, Materials for Heavy Transport Industry

May 20, 2015 - Industrial Training International announces new offerings for the specialized transport industry.

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Key Sponsors Sign on for CRC Canada 2015

May 20, 2015 – Heartland Construction Div., Fort Dodge, Iowa, announces that the initial sponsors of the Crane & Rigging Conference Canada, to be held Nov. 9-10, 2015 in Edmonton, Alberta, represent rigging education and technical services, crane products, and construction insurance specialists.

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Tadano Celebrates 1,000th GR-1000XL RT Crane

May 20, 2015 - One of Tadano’s flagship crane models, the GR-1000XL rough-terrain crane, recently reached a significant milestone. The company reports it has produced and sold 1,000 units since the crane was introduced in 2011.

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Mexican Rapid-Transit Rail System Expands with Help from Terex Cranes

May 20, 2015 - In Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico, the Monterrey Metro (aka, the Metrorrey) rapid-transit rail system accommodates more than 480,000 passengers each day. To further reduce traffic congestion, a third Metrorrey line is under construction. When completed, Line 3 will connect the Line 2 terminus at General Zaragoza northeast to Hospital Metropolitano. Its 26 trains and nine stations are expected to serve an additional 280,000 passengers daily.


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Tipover – Arlington, N.J.

May 2015 – A crane operator was able to jump out of the cab as the machine began to topple.

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Jackknife - Clayton County, Ga.

May 2015 - All eastbound lanes, as well as the westbound emergency lane of a stretch of interstate were closed for three hours during a morning commute after a crane jackknifed.

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