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Check Your Ground Conditions

All outrigger-enabled equipment must be set-up on firm, stable ground, and always using outrigger pads can be instrumental in establishing consistently safe set-ups. According to a North Carolina Department of Labor report, half of all equipment incidents occur because the vehicle or outriggers were…

The Value of a Strong Safety Culture

The April 2016 issue of Safety + Health covers a scenario where a new employee spotted an outrigger problem on a crane pick and spoke up. Doing so, likely prevented a disastrous equipment tip-over. This kind of awareness is something that can't be emphasized enough. It's one of the reasons why it's…
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DICA Invited to EUFMC 2016

DICA will exhibit June 5th-8th at the 63rd annual Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference (EUFMC) 2016 in Williamsburg, Va. Since 2014, DICA has been invited to participate in this unique event for utility fleet managers. EUFMC attracts fleet executives from over 70 companies in the U.S., Canada,…
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2016 SC&RA Annual Conference Highlights

DICA’s own Kerry Koberg joined crane industry professionals on stage in what has become a highlight of the Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association’s annual conference, the Acoustic Alchemy guitar reception. The band consists of industry professionals Eddy Kitchen of Kitchen’s Crane & Equipment…
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2016 SEAA National Convention Highlights

The 44th SEAA National Convention & Trade Show was held in Charlotte, NC April 27-29th. It was a great opportunity to meet with industry experts and discuss topics specifically geared to the structural and construction industry. Technical training and certification opportunities for Ironworkers…

Crane Service Inc. Launches New Podcast

Crane Service Inc., a longstanding DICA customer and full service crane rental company based in Albuquerque, N.M. recently launched episode 1 of their Crane Rental TV podcast. You you can subscribe to it on iTunes here. Hosting the podcast was Chris Martin, Marketing Coordinator, who sat down with…