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March 26, 2012

AmQuip teams up with Boston's Museum of Fine Arts to save the ancient Roman goddess Juno as part of the museum's "Conservation in Action" initiative.

The colossal 13-foot-tall statue weighs in at 13,000 pounds and is made of solid marble. The statue dates back to the Roman Imperial Period, and is the largest classical statue in the United States.

Before the MFA acquired...

March 19, 2012

NSTAR called on AmQuip to move the 200,000-pound transformer, which burnt out during severe weather in Boston's Back Bay last week.

NSTAR is happy to report that the Back Bay customers are now being served by our regular, electric underground network.

 

March 13, 2012

AmQuip was called to move a plane after it ran off of a taxiway at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport early Tuesday morning.  Operator Bart Brady represented AmQuip's efforts safely returning the plane from its awkward position.

February 9, 2012

The Liebherr LTF1045-4.1 coupled with a Kenworth T800 chassis, has a 55 ton lifting capacity and "truck” based lower at 8' wide  allowing the crane to move legally throughout the tri-state area.

Consistent with AmQuip's commitment to safety, the crane's jib can offset to 60 degrees which will allow operators to set material on rooftops with ease.   In addition, it is...

February 8, 2012

The innovative Liebherr LTC 1045-3.1 city crane makes its US debut this week on the streets of Boston in the fleet of leading crane rental company AmQuip.

The ultra-compact design of this model, coupled with the movable cab, were the key driver’s behind AmQuip’s purchasing choice.

Rated at 50-ton capacity (45 metric tonnes), the three-axle crane has all terrain capability, for on...

January 25, 2012

Watch as crane operator Dan Wilson speaks with The Tennessean onsite at Nashville's Music City Center.

"A 600,000 pound crane being used to lift steel at the Music City Center has a historic past. When the crane was brand new and about to be shipped out of New York it was called to Ground Zero to assist in rescue/recovery operations 3 days after attack"  The Tennessean

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January 25, 2012

Nashville's Music City Center Project Manager welcome's Mayor Dean to the Center's "topping off" party.

More than 1,000 workers signed the last piece of structural steel to be placed in the Music City Center.

Mayor Dean praised the crews working tirelessly around the clock and said they can take great pride in the work they're doing at Music City Center.

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January 20, 2012

The Board of Managers of AmQuip Holdings LLC, unanimously resolved to recognize Jeff Hammons for all of his safety achievements and innovating programs on behalf of AmQuip Crane Rental LLC.  Through Jeff’s leadership, AmQuip has one of the top safety records in the crane rental industry.

In 2011, AmQuip received five awards in recognition of outstanding performance and achieved...

January 18, 2012

Dennis Bates, AmQuip's Tower Division Vice President, discusses tower crane activity in North America with American Cranes & Transport's Lindsey Anderson in its December 2011 issue.

January 5, 2012

AmQuip's Boston division erects three wind turbines in Kingston, Massachusetts which will generate power for thousands of nearby homes.

Source:  Greg Derr/The Patriot Ledger