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A1A Software sxpands features of 3D Lift Plan

New features expand the options for users as they plan which type of crane pads or mats are best for the ground conditions. Ground bearing calculations can now be made for steel mats with an option for layering steel mats over timber for better distribution of outrigger loads.

A1A Software LLC continues to improve the interface and features of 3D Lift Plan, making it easier for customers to use the crane lift planning program as a sales tool, for bid proposals, crane selection and setup, lift planning, and documentation.

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Genie expands its used equipment team in North America

“Used equipment is critical to the growth and sustainability of the aerial market, and we are forecasting increased trade cycles in North America over the next few years.

Anticipating an increase demand for used aerial equipment in North America, Genie has expanded its used equipment team to support customers' needs and market growth. Led by Mitch Ely, Genie Director of North American Services, Terex AWP, the team includes Kevin Spencer, Marcy Lemin and Scott Sensenbrenner in the field and is supported by a dedicated used equipment inside sales team at the factory.

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Manitowoc updates its free diagnostic mobile app for Grove and National Crane

The free smartphone app is available for iOS and Android devices, and helps crane operators to interpret diagnostic codes that are generated by on-board control systems.

Manitowoc Cranes smartphone app that helps customers to diagnose technical issues on their cranes has been updated. The free app enables users to understand the numeric diagnostic codes that are generated by their on-board control systems.

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Skyjack helps veterans STEP back into the workforce

Skyjack is working with their partners to help veterans step back into long-term permanent positions. The Service to Employment Program (STEP) is catered to helping U.S. veterans transition from active duty into rewarding careers as service technicians.

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New member added to Link-Belt all-terrain crane line

The Link-Belt 175|AT is compact and versatile in many situations.

Link-Belt introduces the newest member to its all-terrain crane lineup, the 175-ton (150-mt) 175|AT. Building on the success of its predecessors and designed with a philosophy of continuous improvement, this five axle 175|AT is Link-Belt's most versatile and compact design yet. Loaded with features and a dramatic new look to match, the 175|AT is positioned to meet the demands and expectations of customers in all markets across the globe.

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Wika Mobile Control installs qSCALE I2 LMI on Xtreme telehandler

Wika Mobile Control installs qSCALE I2 LMI on Xtreme telehandler

Alden Equipment was recently awarded a government contract to deliver 60 Xtreme XR5919 telehandlers. Alden Equipment partnered with Wika Mobile Control (WMC) to install a qSCALE I2 load moment indicator (LMI) on each of the telehandlers. This system provides the operator with a display of the current load and geometric information, including the actual and allowable load, boom length, boom angle and load radius.

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Tractor-mounted version of National Crane NBT30H-2 released

National Crane has developed a tractor-mounted version of its popular NBT30H-2, the NBT30H-2 TM. The 30 USt machine was created as a response to the company's Voice of the Customer feedback program, an integral part of The Manitowoc Way. It went from concept to production in just eight months and was designed by a cross-functional team of experts from Manitowoc's Lift Solutions team and National Crane's Truck Modification Center, as well as the company's engineering team. The primary application for this machine will be oil field applications, but it will also be viable for everyday taxi crane service. 

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Secondary guarding offered on Skyjack scissor lifts

Skyjack's SGLE system improves operator safety on scissor lifts.

Linamar Corporation's Skyjack division introduced their Secondary Guarding Lift Enable (SGLE) as an option for use on vertical mast, DC scissor, and rough terrain scissor lifts. The system is designed to reduce the risk of entrapment caused by inadvertent machine operation.

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Genie Lift Tools Material Carrier attachment for scissor lifts accommodates a wide range of materials

Approved for use in ANSI (United States) and CSA (Canada) markets, the new Genie Lift Tools Material Carrier attachment offers Genie GS-2669, GS-3369 and GS-4069 DC and RT rough-terrain scissor lift operators a solution to efficiently carry materials to jobsites. Designed to accommodate a wide range of materials and higher load capacities than a standard pipe cradle attachment, this new Genie accessory is ideal for use in applications that require lifting materials to height, such as tilt-up construction, post-frame building construction, fire suppression installation, HVAC installation, rooftop contracting and facility maintenance. 

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Konecranes Users Conference demonstrates new technologies

Konecranes Remote Operating Station makes it possible to operate a 20-ton Konecranes SMARTON crane located in Houston TX from the Crane Users Conference venue in Pittsburgh, PA.

The 2018 edition of Konecranes' groundbreaking Crane Users Conference came to Pittsburgh recently, and attendees from 35 companies in 15 states were able to experience first-hand where today's fast-evolving lifting technologies can take them.

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Petrochemical industry needs drive purchase of Tadano RT cranes

From left to right: Kevin Schultz, Vice President, Maxim Crane; Bob Krause, Regional Business Manager, Tadano America; Frank Bardonaro, Chief Operating Officer-Maxim Crane.

Maxim Crane Works has purchased fifteen large capacity Tadano rough terrain cranes comprising a mix of GR-1000XLs, GR-1200XLs, and GR-1600XLs. The Tadano dealer, with an existing fleet of over 2,500 cranes, decided to expand their fleet largely to meet the needs of the petrochemical industry. "Tadano's longer boom length, capacity, and reliability have historically corresponded to our customer needs," remarked Frank Bardonaro, Chief Operating Officer, Maxim Crane Works. "We don't make these decisions somewhere in a corporate office. Instead, we talk to our team in the field and they know the machines that will be best suited to do the job."

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DEUTZ and Manitou partner on electrification of telehandlers

Manitou has fitted two MT 1135 telehandlers with engines from the E-DEUTZ program, one a hybrid and the other fully electric.

DEUTZ AG and Manitou Group are embarking together on the electrification of drive lines - DEUTZ has incorporated prototype electric drives into Manitou equipment for the first time. The keys for the first prototypes will be handed over as part of the ELECTRIP Event Week in Cologne. Manitou Group, the first E-DEUTZ partner, has fitted one of its telehandlers with a hybrid drive and a second with a full-electric drive.

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New luffing jib tower crane from Terex adds jib length

New luffing jib tower crane from Terex adds jib length

Signifying the importance of the luffing jib tower crane design to the Terex equipment offering, Terex Cranes introduces the new Terex CTL 272-18 luffing jib tower crane that boasts a 10% increase in jib length over the previous class model. The new Terex model features a 61 m (200 ft) maximum jib length, 270 ton-metre load moment and maximum full-length load of 2.6 tonnes (2.9 U.S. tons). The crane's unique Terex Power Plus feature can temporarily increase the maximum load moment under specific and controlled conditions (e.g. reduced dynamics) by 10%, giving the operator extra lifting capacity. 

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