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News November 13, 2017
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a final rule last week that delayed its deadline for crane operators to be certified by one year until Nov. 10, 2018.   OSHA is also extending its employer duty to ensure that crane operators are competent to operate a crane safely...
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Case Studies November 08, 2017
A nearly decade-long federal push to upgrade railroad tracks and bring high-speed rail service between the Midwest metropolises of Chicago and St. Louis is getting closer to fruition. Central Contractors Service of Crestwood, Ill., a member of the ALL Family of Companies, played a critical role in...
Case Studies July 18, 2017
The I-465/I-65 highway interchange project is a major undertaking in Indianapolis that includes $19.6 million in bridge replacements. With jobs this big, having the right-size, right-price equipment is vital to keeping budgets on track without sacrificing quality and safety. This is precisely why...

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News July 19, 2016
A large crane being used to construct the new Tappan Zee Bridge in New York collapsed Tuesday, blocking all lanes on the span it is replacing, closing the traffic artery indefinitely and injuring five people.   Digital traffic signs as far back as Interstate 95 in New Jersey advised drivers of the...
Case Studies July 18, 2016
With thousands of bridge construction projects under its belt, and with the largest fleet of crawler cranes in North America, the ALL Family of Companies has become a trusted partner for complex jobs. Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental, ALL’s four-location presence in Wisconsin, is providing five big...

Weekend job on bridge construction alleviates traffic congestion.

Case Studies July 31, 2015
Ontario’s Highway 407 East project, designed to help relieve traffic congestion at the eastern edge of the greater Toronto area, began construction in 2015. The two-phase, multiyear project is expected to be complete by 2020. In Phase 1, which is scheduled for completion by the end of this calendar...
Case Studies May 19, 2015
Getting a crane in position to help do repairs on a major highway requires a lot of planning and the right machine capacity and configuration to get the job done—all in a tight space and on a tight timeline. When it happened near Toronto, ALL Canada Crane Rental was ready to help.   On Thursday,...
Article November 16, 2007
Milwaukee’s Marquette Interchange project, an effort to improve the section at which I-43, I-94 and I-794 meet in the city’s downtown area, is Wisconsin’s most expensive project at $810 million. It is the first project of its scope and size to be completed while continuously maintaining traffic...
Article November 14, 2003
The lifting segment of the construction industry suffered through another bad year in 2003, with sales in the U.S. projected to be off by 7% from 2002. This was on top of a 14.9% drop in 2002. Lifting equipment was one of only two product categories to show expected decreases in U.S. sales in the...
Article February 18, 2002
This industry doesn’t surrender. But they’re not afraid to give up on equipment, either. The ROADS & BRIDGES 2001/2002 Truck and Highway-Heavy Equipment surveys show a business which enters the new year cautious but not panicked, attached but not possessive. In other words, users are still...
Article January 21, 2002
The year 2001 ended on a paradoxThe year 2001 ended on a paradox. Construction equipment sales stubbornly refused to pick up despite a healthy increase in highway construction and 11—that’s right, 11—cuts in interest rates by the Federal Reserve Board."I cannot figure out the disconnect between the...
Article November 28, 2001
The general economy continues to be the prime mover in the construction equipment marketThe general economy continues to be the prime mover in the construction equipment market. The slowdown may have been bottoming out in early September, according to many experts, but the terrorist attacks on New...
Article December 28, 2000
The cost of buying a crane is higher than it used to beThe cost of buying a crane is higher than it used to be. Meanwhile, competition has driven down the cost of renting a crane. Add these factors together and you get a shift toward a rental market. More of the customers for Grove Worldwide’s all-...
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