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Manitowoc launches internal mast operator lift for Potain top slewing cranes

The Potain Cab-IN is the new internal mast operator lift from Manitowoc. It fits inside all K-mast systems and allows simultaneous ladder and elevator access to the crane.

Manitowoc has officially launched an internal mast operator lift for Potain top slewing cranes. The Potain Cab-IN allows for fast, easy and safe travel to and from the crane cab, while retaining regular mast ladder access. It fits inside all K-mast systems of 1.6 m, 2 m and 2.45 m sections. The system is also compatible with all Potain bases/chassis, meaning it can be fitted into both existing and new crane models.

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SkyGuard SkyLine control panel protection now available on JLG boom lifts

From November 2018 through early 2019, SkyGuard SkyLine will be phased into most boom lift models as a standard feature, however, interested customers will have the option to purchase the original bar style SkyGuard system.

JLG Industries, Inc. has announced the release of SkyGuard SkyLine enhanced control panel protection system as the new standard for the company's North American boom lifts. The new safety innovation is the result of customer feedback stemming from the release of SkyGuard in 2012.

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A1A Software expands 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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