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Author Details Comprehensive Book on Telescopic Hydraulic Gantry Systems

Author David Duerr, P.E., recently described his book, “Telescopic Hydraulic Gantry Systems,” to Crane & Rigging Hot Line. The book is the first comprehensive handbook that addresses planning, engineering, and lifting with hydraulic gantry systems in construction and industrial environments.

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Upcoming Risk Management Webinar: Building an Effective Safety Culture

In this webinar on Tuesday, January 27 at 2 pm EST, attendees will learn to establish an effective safety culture. Using proven techniques for creating a framework and clearly defined methods for assessing existing safety programs, this webinar will provide examples from two major success stories.

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Ron Schad Joins Liebherr-Werk Nenzing

January 23, 2015 - Crane industry veteran Ron Schad recently joined Liebherr-Werk Nenzing, responsible for sales of crawler cranes, duty-cycle cranes, and foundation cranes in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.


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New Rexroth Control System for Winch, Crane Drives

January 21, 2015 - Rexroth has developed a control solution that is suitable for simple and complex winch and crane drives. The control system can be connected to the customer's system using predefined interfaces. A number of hardware variants allow the designer maximum flexibility and reduce costs and errors during commissioning by using a plug-and-play interface.



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Eaton X20 Piston Pumps Offer Improved System Efficiency

January 21, 2015 - Eaton announces its X20 portfolio of open-circuit piston pumps now has inverse proportional pressure control and remote pressure control options for improved system efficiency in construction, mining, agriculture and on-highway equipment applications.

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Drag Rope Service Life Improved with PowerMax PLUS

January 21, 2015 - WireCo WorldGroup has introduced a drag rope that increases time intervals between resockets and end-for-ends, which are typical preventive maintenance procedures. 

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Parent Company of HoistCam Changes Name

January 21, 2015 - GM Engineering Services LLC has changed its company name to Netarus LLC. The company, which produces the HoistCam, ThreeSixtyCam, and TugCam, said the new name reflects its growth and the technological diversity of its brands.

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Crane Accident: Epping, N.H.

May 5, 2014—A tire blowout caused a truck crane to veer off of a highway and into the roadside woods, where it struck a tree.

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Crane Accident: Terrace, B.C., Canada

March 25, 2014—A construction worker who was part of a crew building power transmission lines died after falling about 85 ft. to the ground from a crane-supported work basket at a work site about 30 miles north of Terrace, British Columbia, Canada.

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Crane Hot Line is North America’s No. 1 source for new and used cranes for sale. Crane and rigging employed in construction are key to our content, and we deliver in-depth reports on products; business issues such as trends, safety, and technology; and regional job applications as they relate to mini cranes, boom trucks, knuckleboom cranes, rough-terrain cranes, crawler cranes, all-terrain cranes, truck cranes, tower cranes, financing, insurance, maintenance, training, certification, rigging, parts and accessories. These may include load moment indicators, slings, controls, outrigger pads, wire rope, and additional complementary products and services. Our website offers cranes for sale, want-to-buy listings, updated industry information including an industry event calendar, and a business directory of crane and parts manufacturers, dealers, rental, service, financing, insurance, and training companies. Crane Hot Line also features industry news and reports on crane accidents throughout North America.