How Does a Crane Work?

Whidby-RTC-8050-01 Crane

Cranes have been in service for thousands of years, using nothing more than rope and a series of pulleys and other “simple” contraptions that used physics to their advantage. Where ramps were used to build the ancient Egyptian pyramids, early types of cranes were used to build the largest structures in ancient Greece and Rome. […]

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Crane operator training

Telescopic Crawler Cranes

When it comes to any construction site, safety has to be job one. This includes inspecting all gear before use, appropriate safety signage, a well-developed project plan, and hard hats all around. If part of your project plan includes the use of a crane, a daily checklist should be followed. This should include where the […]

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Forestry Safety

Forestry machinery at work on site

Our Tips for Improving Forestry Safety While on the Job The forestry industry poses a wide range of risks to workers, from machine operators to tree fallers. Some professions in forestry are more hazardous than others, with those involved with the logging process at the top of the list. According to the Bureau of Labor […]

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Construction Telematics

Kawasaki bulldozer with a bucket full or dirt

In almost any industry, there is no enhanced productivity without improved efficiency. Too many wasted movements, wasted time, or wasted materials will affect the bottom line of any business. Even a delivery truck needs to think about fuel consumption when making their routes. Wasting a gallon of gas one day may not seem like a […]

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Triad Machinery Named 2020 LBX Triple Crown Dealer Award Winner

PRESS RELEASE: LBX Company, Lexington, KY On behalf of the entire LBX organization, we would like to extend our congratulations to the winners of the Triple Crown Award. Since 2014, the Triple Crown Award recognizes Link-Belt dealers who demonstrate a “Customer First” approach while focusing on Market Share, Parts Sales, and Customer Service excellence within their area […]

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Crane Safety

Crane lifting industrial materials

For thousands of years, cranes have been used to make work more efficient and, in turn, more productive. Whether building temples in ancient Greece or skyscrapers in Seattle, cranes are used to lift hundreds of tons of materials hundreds of feet in the air. Many structures couldn’t be built without the help of cranes. Cranes […]

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