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October 5, 2011

Onsite at the Smithsonian National Zoological Park, AmQuip assists in the construction of the "American Trail"; a new exhibit for its seals and sea lions.  The new exhibit will open in 2012 offering visitors a multi-sensory experience with great animal viewing opportunities.

September 23, 2011

AmQuip participates in The Charlestown Mothers Association's 4th annual Touch-A-Truck.

With over 2,500 people in attendance, AmQuip's 90 ton Hydraulic truck crane was the main event.  Crane operator Rick Bujnowski safely escorted each and every child to the driver's seat to experience life as a crane operator.

September 20, 2011

Our crane specialists help customers with crane selection and minimization on each project to ensure the correct asset(s) are employed to meet their budgetary needs.

September 20, 2011

As featured in The Commercial Appeal on September 17, 2011

"Memphis has a unique connection to 9/11.  AmQuip's first crane on site at Ground Zero was a 300 ton Liebherr LR 1280 crawler crane.  Today, the same crane is working for Nelson Inc., a plumbing contractor from Memphis."

Read the full story at The Commercial Appeal (link below).


September 14, 2011

Started in 1977, the Workshops have become SC&RA’s most important crane and rigging event of the year.  This year's event will take place from September 21st through September 23rd at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown.

September 9, 2011

The addition of the Terex RT130 reinforces AmQuip's commitment to replace older equipment with state-of-the-art technology.

Bridge over troubled waters
September 8, 2011

Long after Hurricane Irene's departure, AmQuip remains active with clean up efforts.

Rushing floodwaters from the storm caused major structural damage to the middle pier of the Green Mountain railroad bridge over the Connecticut River line.

AmQuip responded to stablize the bridge in an effort for work crews to make the necessary repairs.  It is estimated the...
September 7, 2011

AmQuip has become the first crane rental company in North America to fit the TRAM fall prevention system to its cranes.

TRAM – Travelling Restraint Access Module – is a movable total restraint system that allows employees to move on top of cranes with no risk of falling.

It was originally developed for worker safety on bulk liquid tankers but has now been refined for cranes after...

September 1, 2011

The compact power of the Liebherr LR 1160 crawler crane is currently being clearly demonstrated on a power plant in southwest Indiana in the USA.

Crane access is restricted to a narrow roadway just outside the plant’s perimeter wall. Trees along the side of the road restrict slewing space at the rear. Tail swing is limited to 90 degrees to avoid counterweights hitting the building....

AmQuip Lends a Helping Hand
August 30, 2011

With Hurricane Irene making its way up the East Coast, one of the Country’s largest communications providers called on AmQuip.

AmQuip was successful in locating temporary depots in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Massachusetts allowing our customer to store necessary equipment to make emergency repairs due to the widespread outages.  In addition, our team of professionals deployed...