Boom Truck Cranes


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...


Elliott 30105R-Digger BoomTruck Model Increases Digging, Lifting Capabilities →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Elliott Equipment Company unveiled an array of upgrades to the 30105RS-Digger boom truck crane product. Geared toward increased performance, the upgraded product has four primary capabilities: lifting materials, digging holes, lifting and setting poles, and lifting personnel, and is available for installation on commercial truck vehicles as well as rubber track vehicles for off-road applications. According to Jim Glazer, president of Elliott Equipment Company, “Elliott Equipment Company’s product offerings provide utility and transmission contractors with a wide array of tools for a range of jobs.  Click for more...


Empire Crane Company Among Best Places to Work in Central New York →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Empire Crane Company has been named one of 2015 Best Places to Work in Central New York. Paul and Luke Lonergan, owners of Empire Crane are honored to be recognized as one of the best places to work in CNY. “To be named one of CNY’s Best Places to Work means a great deal to us and the employees of Empire Crane,” said Paul Lonergan, president of Empire Crane. “It is an honor to be recognized within our community and it is a badge we will wear with pride as we continue to do business worldwide.”Twenty-four companies will be honored on May 28th at the SRC Arena and receive their rankings for the 2015 Best Places to Work in Central New York.  Click for more...


One of Michigan’s Best: ’Mr. Boom Truck’ Dennis Berling Passes Away →

From Construction Equipment Guide... One of Michigan’s top and best-known boom truck salesmen, Dennis “Berls” Berling passed away on March 5, 2015 in White Lake, Mich., after a three-year battle with Pulmonary Fibrosis. He was 71. Mr. Berling worked for Ford Motor Company’s Rouge Plant in an office setting responsible for shipping cars from 1966 to 1987. After three years as owner of his own business (Denny’s Dairy Mart), he landed a job as an equipment salesman for KMH Equipment Co.  Click for more...



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