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FiberMax Crane Pad Case Study for 265-ton All-Terrain Crane

The Customer’s Business Connelly Crane Rental Corp., Detroit Mich., is a 75-year-old regional crane rental company serving Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio. Its fleet includes boom trucks, RT cranes, AT and truck cranes, and crawler cranes. For years the company has used timber mats and steel plates for…

Ground Prep Required

The February 2016 issue of American Cranes & Transport magazine featured a Lifting Site Report about Emerson Crane Rental’s new Grove GMK5275 all terrain crane. The article highlights the importance of understanding ground conditions and ground bearing capacity. Emerson regularly uses DICA outrigger…
Kris Koberg discusses outrigger pad sizing
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American Cranes & Transport: Setting up for Success Part II

Part 2 of a two-part series in American Cranes & Transport is excerpted from a presentation made by Kris Koberg, CEO of DICA Outrigger Pads, at the 2015 SC&RA Crane & Rigging Workshop, in Denver, Colo. This segment provides a deeper analysis of outrigger pad sizing rules of thumb and how…
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New Safety Alert Addresses Crane Setups

A new Safety Alert was published on WorkCover Queensland (Australia) December 22, 2015, following a fatal accident involving a mobile crane. The safety alert information matches what DICA advocates and advises users of outrigger enabled equipment around the world to be aware of and know. In particular,…

Safety First: 10 Steps to Safer Crane Setups

Safety has always been a top priority at DICA, as it is with all the best utility, construction, crane and rigging, mining and tree care companies. In the past we've discussed the best ways to ensure a successful crane setup, and there's never a bad time to re-up these helpful safety tips. No question,…