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AmQuip safely executes a multiple tandem picks setting bridge steel
January 23, 2014

Working through the 2013 Thanksgiving weekend, AmQuip operator’s John Hagewood and Brian Skaggs safely executed 25 tandem picks setting steel beams for the construction of the Gallatin Road Bridge in Madison, TN.  Sentry Steel supervised the setting of the 144 foot long beams each weighing 42,000 pounds. Battling freezing rain and snow and working around a CSX rail line, John and Brian...

November 26, 2013

Jeff Scronce and the rest of the AmQuip team traveled 160 miles into the Cumberland Forest to haul back the perfect spruce tree which will serve as the center of festivities on Friday December 6th at the 61st Annual Nashville Tree Lighting and Christmas Parade. David Harrington operated a 40 Ton Liebherr crane to lift the tree into place at Public Square Plaza, while Al...

Rail Set for New Streetcar
October 21, 2013
AmQuip is proud to participate in the construction of Cincinnati's first streetcar line. Mayor Mallory was on hand to lead the countdown to the setting of the first rail. AmQuip will be on hand to unload and set the rails for the duration of the project.
September 9, 2013

Terry White sets a pre-fabricated bat cave in Montgomery County Tennessee.

 

ready to get on the road
September 9, 2013

The Nashville team travels down to the port in Brunswick, GA to pick up a Liebherr 1350-6.1

Lebanon Wastewater Treatment Plant
August 15, 2013
On July 29, 2013, AmQuip provided cranes to Allan A Myers, LP to set a digester lid that was 100' in diameter and weighed 170,000 lbs on a tank at the Lebanon Wastewater Treatment Plant.  The two cranes used in the lift were a Grove GMK7550 - 550 ton All Terrain Crane with Mega Wing Lift and a Liebherr LTM1400 - 500 ton All Terrain Crane with Super Lift.  Joe Pace was the sales rep for...
May 21, 2013

All road trips require some preparation. If you are planning on travelling with a 3,000 lb. black rhino, the preparation takes a little longer.

On April 8th AmQuip dispatched a 30 ton truck crane to the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens to set a cage in the Rhino Pit. Consider the cage the equivalent of one of those baby seats with a handle that kids sleep in while being...

October 1, 2012

The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) announced today the launch of its new Committed to Crane Safety program. The Committed to Crane Safety program is an employer recognition program developed by NCCCO to recognize employers who have demonstrated their commitment to safety by hiring...

September 11, 2012

AmQuip is honored to lend its services during the construction of several 9/11 memorials in New Jersey.

August 14, 2012

ALBANY, NY – The restoration project at the New York State Capitol building in downtown Albany is coming to an end.

Since 2000, large cranes and scaffolds have been a fixture outside the state Capitol building. It is part of a $79 million restoration project.

On Monday, the giant red crane that has been on top of the building finally came down. Around 5:00 p.m., the 274-foot tall...