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Liebherr LR 1280
January 1, 2002

Pictured is one of two Liebherr LR 1280 crawler cranes belonging to US rental giant AmQuip Corporation at work on the ongoing clear up operation at Ground Zero in the US. Both of AmQuip's cranes are working for Tully Construction, one of the four main contractors on the project, each of which is handling its own designated area. One of the LR 1280s had to be rushed through customs to make it...

Crane Training
December 1, 2001

AmQuip, referred to by many as “The Crane People,” also wants to be known as “The Training People.”

The Bensalem, PA-based company is a provider of crane rentals and related services in the northeastern United States, so it only seemed natural to branch out into safety and training, said Stuart Sadler, AmQuip’s safety director.

“We have had the training in place for a...

AmQuip Crane at Ground Zero
October 1, 2001

Phil Bishop reports on the crane and rigging endeavors displayed in the aftermath of the 11 September attack on the New York World Trade Center.

Can there be anyone who has not seen the television footage of the two hijacked airliners being flown into the twin towers of the New York City World Trade Center on the 11 September, and the subsequent collapse of the buildings? These...