Cranes & Specialized Transport Sector News

Edwards Moving & Rigging completes complex heavy haul project
Edwards Moving performed the turn-key delivery of six press components in Kentucky.
What were the industry highlights of 2022?
SC&RA reflects on the major milestones of the last year in crane, rigging and transportation sectors. 
SC&RA discusses likely trends in 2023
Digitization will only continue its progression across multiple fields within construction. 
Vita Inclinata CEO develops lifesaving stabilization technology
Under the leadership of Caleb Carr, Vita Inclinata Technologies is changing the landscape of load stabilization and safety.  
Mexican construction sector sees “boom”
The crane, rigging and transport industry in Mexico is thriving, at the moment.
A history of boom dollies in the United States
The ubiquitous boom dolly is a legendary solution for moving cranes over the road.
How are below the hook devices improving lifting safety?
New rigging products designed to aid lifting projects
Who are the largest crane manufacturers in the world?
ICm20 table reveals top 20 crane producers
Liebherr takes direct approach to H2 fuel systems
New direct injection fuel systems designed for higher power density in larger engines
Five big offshore lifting projects
IC reports on some of 2022’s biggest, heaviest and most complicated lifts
Crawler cranes: what are the latest launches?
OEMs meet market demand with new launches
Mammoet aids iconic Merchants Bridge renovation
A customized Mammoet lifting solution aided in the acceleration of a $222 million rail bridge rehab project in St. Louis.
What are the latest developments in wire rope research?
Wire and fiber rope research is intense. D.Ann Shiffler reports.
A guide to demystifying pressure profiles
Stay safe by understanding how pressures imposed by crawler crane tracks vary in use and depend on many factors.
Healthy competition in North American tower crane sector
Hannah Sundermeyer reports on market trends and new tower cranes.
A first timers’ guide to SC&RA Job of the Year entry
Mike Lins, engineering manager at Vic’s Crane & Heavy Haul has developed a manual for beginners.
Taking a closer look at self-locking hooks
Self-locking hooks, also known as safety hooks, have changed the lifting industry, but their use has yet to become universal.
What are the biggest issues in equipment financing?
Interest rate hikes, supply chain challenges and rising prices on new and used cranes have had a profound impact on crane financing.
A history of IC100 and ACT100 rankings
The who’s who of the crane, transport and rigging sector can be found on our top lists, the IC100 and the ACT100.
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