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Cranes & Lifting Equipment

INTERVIEW: Tandemloc

E&C’s interview with Tandemloc, who has designed and manufactured lifting and rigging products for over thirty years and is determined to build the safest and most effective lifting, securing, and mobilizing equipment possible. E&C: Tandemloc […]

Cranes & Lifting Equipment

How to Set-Up a Tower Crane

Tower cranes are an important tool for construction projects. Thanks to their durability and height, they can easily hoist and transport items. However, they can be slightly difficult to put together, especially if you haven’t […]

Cranes & Lifting Equipment

INTERVIEW: Bigfoot Outrigger Pads

E&C’s interview with Bigfoot Outrigger Pads, an American Family business and only major manufacturer of both custom composite and wooden outrigger pads. E&C: Tell us about the different uses for outrigger pads.  BF: Cranes Utility […]

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Why You Need a Solid Lifting Plan: Part I

View the complete article here. What good is a crane without a lifting plan? As any equipment operator knows, there’s a lot more to lifting operations. Every company should have a documented lifting plan. First, […]

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Cranes & Lifting Equipment

What is Your Crane Rental Strategy?

View complete article here. Some jobs just sound easy, don’t they? Like, “Let’s rent a crane.” Well, there’s more than a quick phone call and a standard contract involved. Here we outline the elements of […]

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Cranes & Lifting Equipment

The Different Types of Cranes

  Cranes are impressive machines that have been used since ancient times to lift heavy materials and construct tall buildings. They were initially made from wood and powered by humans or animals. During the industrial […]