Boom Truck Cranes


Manitowoc Launches National Crane NBT60XL Boom Truck →

Manitowoc's product innovation continues, with the latest evolution in its National Crane product line hitting the market: the NBT60XL. The model combines "strong and long", bringing a greater capacity and reach combination in the 60 ton class — both for boom trucks and truck cranes — according to the manufacturer. While the NBT60XL is influenced by its successful forerunner, the NBT60L, it brings a host of other enhancements.  Click for more...


Beaver Tree Services Takes Delivery of National 9125A From Select Crane Sales →

Select Crane Sales assisted Beaver Tree Services with the purchase of a 2010 National 9125A boom truck. Beaver Tree Services performs residential and commercial tree service within the state of New Jersey. The National 9125A mounted on a Peterbilt 367 provides 26 ton capacity and 125 ft. boom. The capacity, boom length and ease of use is a perfect fit for tree industrywork, according to the company.  Click for more...


IUOE Local 14 Elevates Training for New York City Crane Operators with a CM Labs Crane Simulator →

Imagine the responsibility of operating a 300 ft. boom crane in North America's most densely populated setting and you'll understand why a New York City (NYC) crane license is arguably the most difficult of its kind to obtain in the United States. Even under ideal and open conditions, the operation of construction equipment has its risks. And within the confines of an urban environment such risks increase exponentially.  Click for more...


CraneWorks Commemorates ConExpo With National Crane Boom Trucks →

CraneWorks CEO Keith Ayers visited with Manitowoc Cranes at ConExpo 2020 to celebrate his company's renewed commitment to National Crane boom trucks. The Houston, Texas-based company is one of the fastest growing in the lifting industry, utilizing many National Crane models in a fleet that has offices in Kansas, Florida, Colorado, California, New Jersey and Canada. Manitowoc's Mike Heinrich, Randy Hoover, David Hull and Justin Pilgrim presented Ayers (C) with a celebratory plaque to mark the occasion, and the group enjoyed a champagne toast together at the Manitowoc booth.  Click for more...


VersaLift Names Commerce Truck New Stocking Dealer →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Southern California's Commerce Truck & Equipment recently became a stocking dealer of VersaLift, a manufacturer of bucket trucks, digger derricks, cable-placers and high reach aerial lifts for a wide range of industries. As a designer and manufacturer of bucket trucks, VersaLift has an established history of changing the game as well as leading change with important innovations in design and manufacture of bucket trucks since 1965, according to the company.  Click for more...


National Crane NBT55 Proves Ideal Solution for Layton's Tree Service →

For more than 40 years, Layton's Tree service has been one of the premier tree maintenance and removal companies in the Southeast. For much of this period, its most important tool has been a National Crane boom truck. Layton Holsinger, founder and president of the Davidson, N.C. -based company, said the performance of National Crane boom trucks has been one of the keys to the company's efficiency.  Click for more...


Factors to Consider When Choosing the Right Crane for Your Project →

Virtually all construction projects require the lifting, hauling or transportation of heavy materials — which is why cranes play a gigantic role in the development of your project. Deciding which crane is right for your objectives can be an overwhelming task, as the range of options available is limitless. There is an enormous variety of cranes — each designed for a specific function or use.  Click for more...


Genie High Float and TraX Booms Perform On Sensitive Turf →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Designed to perform in sensitive ground conditions, such assand and turf, Genie High Float (HF) and TraX boom lifts offer productive machine performance on soft or delicate surfaces. To meet market demand, new models have been added to the Genie product line-up, including the Genie Z-45 HF, S-40 HF, S-45 HF, S-60 HF and S-65 HF booms, as well as the Genie S-40 TraX, S-45 TraX, S-60 TraX and S-65 TraX machines.  Click for more...


Manitowoc Introduces National Crane NBT60L Boom Truck →

The Manitowoc Company has launched the NBT60L, the latest addition to its National Crane boom truck product line. This 60 ton product offering now features the longest boom length in its tonnage class with 151 ft. (46 m) of main boom and a maximum main boom height of 161 ft. (49 m). It can be equipped with an optional 36 ft. (11 m) off-settable lattice jib that reaches a 196 ft. (59.7 m) maximum tip height.  Click for more...


Manitowoc Introduces National Crane NBT60L Boom Truck →

The Manitowoc Company has launched the NBT60L, the latest addition to its National Crane boom truck product line. This 60 ton product offering now features the longest boom length in its tonnage class with 151 ft. (46 m) of main boom and a maximum main boom height of 161 ft. (49 m). It can be equipped with an optional 36 ft. (11 m) off-settable lattice jib that reaches a 196 ft. (59.7 m) maximum tip height.  Click for more...


Loose-N-It Helps Remove Old, Stripped and Rusty Bolts →

From Construction Equipment Guide... The Lube-A-Boom team has introduced its newest product, Loose-N-It. After speaking with several industry leaders, a lubrication niche not being adequately satisfied was identified; a product that allows technicians and parts managers to quickly remove old, stripped and/or rusty bolts from equipment. The Lube-A-Boom team found that many times these crucial bolts and screws had become so worn and stripped that removing them was a time-consuming process.  Click for more...


Genie Offers New Positive Air Shutdown System →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Genie booms and telehandlers are now available from the factory "rental-ready" forindustries and applications requiring positive air shutdown, including uses on oil and gas, mining and indoor factory jobsites. To prevent diesel engine runaway in sensitive work environments, the new modern Genie positive air shutdown system meets the strictest jobsite requirements and global environmental standards.  Click for more...


Cropac Equipment Orders Seven Terex Crossover 8000 Boom Truck Cranes →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Cropac Equipment is adding seven new Terex Crossover 8000 boom truck cranes to its equipment inventory. As a top performing Terex Cranes distributor, Cropac has received significant interest from customers for versatile boom trucks and the Terex Crossover 8000 model is the preferred unit for many of those contractors. The new boom truck cranes will be available at Cropac's locations in Ontario, Québec and Alberta, Canada.  Click for more...


Covey Crane Service Adds New 45-Ton Capacity Manitex →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Covey Crane Service of Spencerport, N.Y., has just added a new Manitex TC45142C, 45-ton capacity boom truck to its fleet. Covey purchased it from local Manitex dealer Empire Crane Company, who has sold more than 25 Manitex boom trucks in 2018 alone. Raymond Ziegler, president of Covey Crane said "we chose to purchase a Manitex boom truck again, because of our great experience with the 40124SHL and Empire Crane." The Manitex TC450 series telescopic cranes are built to be versatile machines that can accomplish a variety of jobs that Ziegler or other owner operators may come across in their day to day work.  Click for more...


Terex Number Nine for Elmer W. Davis →

From Construction Equipment Guide... On Oct. 5, Elmer W. Davis Inc. picked up its new 2018 Terex BT28106 boom truck from Empire Crane Company LLC in Syracuse, N.Y. The BT28106 will be the ninth Terex (fourth BT28106) in its continually growing crane fleet. Elmer W. Davis Inc., one of the largest roofing contractors in New York, has become particulary fond of Terex cranes. Superintendent Damon Runyon expressed the “ease of service” with his Terex machines, saying they are “reliable cranes with almost no downtime.” With a 28 ton (25 t) capacity, 106 ft.  Click for more...


Elliott Adds Stephenson as Boom Truck Distributor in New York →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Elliott Equipment Company has announced an expanded distribution agreement with Stephenson Equipment Company covering Elliott's boom truck crane product line in upstate New York. Currently, Stephenson Equipment represents the Elliott Equipment Company HiReach telescopic aerial work platform product line in Pennsylvania and the upstate New York area. The boom truck crane product line will be sold and serviced out of Stephenson Equipment's Albany and Syracuse locations.  Click for more...


1,000+ Items Used in Panama Canal Expansion Project Up for Auction →

From Construction Equipment Guide... With original construction more than 100 years ago, the Panama Canal, connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans through Central America, has had numerous upgrades through the years. Recently, a massive 10-year project to construct a third set of locks and increase the capacity of the canal was completed by Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC), an international consortium of industrial contractors. The project included contractors from Panama, Belgium, Italy and Spain and required thousands of equipment items and trucks.  Click for more...


Extensive Improvements Being Made to Fitchburg Rail Line →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Of the five bids submitted to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) in 2013 for the Fitchburg Commuter Rail Improvements Track, Civil and Signal Project, the joint-venture of J. F. White Contracting Co. and LM Heavy Civil Construction (LMH) — J.F. White/LM Heavy JV — submitted the lowest bid at $57.7 million and crews were on site in July 2013. The project, which covers 48 mi.  Click for more...


National Introduces Boom Truck at Expo →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Visitors to National Crane's booth at TCI Expo 2015 viewed the all-new NBT30H-2 boom truck. This new model is an ideal crane for the tree care industry that offers versatility and roadability, as well as an option to have the longest boom in its weight class, according to the company. The event was held in Pittsburgh, Pa., Nov. 12 to 14, 2015. Several thousand tree care professionals met at the David L.  Click for more...


Elliott 34142 Boom Truck on a Track Vehicle Carrier →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Elliott Equipment Company’s newest track vehicle mounted boom truck model, the 34142, features a 34-ton (30.8 t) capacity, 142 ft. (43 m) main boom, and a two-piece telescopic jib. The 34142 track-vehicle crane was purpose-built to serve the utility transmission construction industry in off-road applications that require a track-vehicle mounted solution with both material handling capabilities as well as the ability to lift personnel to assemble transmission lines.  Click for more...



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