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August 24, 2011

On July 28, Jim Maddux, the head of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Directorate of Construction announced than an enforcement directive for the construction cranes and derricks standard, as well as letters of interpretation, should be issued this fall. He made his announcement exactly one year after OSHA published the final rule.

A Breath of Fresh Air
August 22, 2011

As part of The Clean Air Act (CAA)*, AmQuip performs numerous retro-fit projects which includes SCRs (Selective Catalytic Removal (SRC), a clean air emission add on to a power plant,to remove coal soot before entering the smoke stack.

*The Clean Air Act (CAA) is the comprehensive federal law that regulates air emissions from stationary and mobile sources. Among other things, this law...

August 11, 2011

As the 10 year anniversary of the attacks on the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center and Pentagon approaches, AmQuip is honored to have been involved in the setting of a Memorial in northern New Jersey across from where the original attacks occurred. The Hudson Riverfront 9/11 Memorial will include a lawn and an infinity pool and fountain that will feature two large beams in the middle of...

July 28, 2011

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July 25, 2011

The performance by AmQuip’s talented team of operators and support staff insured that the U2 concert would begin on time as advertised. 

AmQuip receives Meritorious Safety Performance Award
May 25, 2011

The Hess Port Reading, NJ Refinery recently received a Meritorious Safety Performance Award from the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association. During Hess’s 2010 Turnaround, AmQuip Crane Rental provided 23 cranes and forklifts along with 60 operating engineers for the project.

April 17, 2011

Excellence Award AmQuip receives Sunoco's Safety Excellence Award by achieving Zero OSHA Recordable Injuries at their locations in 2010.

AmQuip adds new heavy-lift Grove GMK6400 all-terrain crane
March 25, 2011

Manitowoc Cranes and AmQuip celebrated the sale of a new Grove GMK6400 to the Philadelphia-based crane rental company in a ceremony this week at CONEXPO 2011.

Elliott AmQuip paints the sky red in Nashville, TN
October 5, 2010

Elliott AmQuip paints the sky red at the construction site of Nashville’s Music City Center. Since the official groundbreaking in March 2010, over a dozen cranes operate simultaneously together with daily onsite management ensuring the project runs according to schedule and offer hands on expertise. 

July 15, 2010

For the second year in a row, Shaughnessy AmQuip achieves Platinum Designation by Harvard Contractor Safety Assessment Program.