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Simple Ways to Improve Outrigger Pad and Crane Mat Performance on Hard Ground

Operators often think of using outrigger pads when they are setting up cranes or other outrigger-enabled equipment on soft ground. But very hard ground presents its own challenges for sufficiently reducing the ground bearing pressure. Kris Koberg, CEO of DICA, recently addressed this issue in a Guest…
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AC&T Features ProStack Cribbing

ProStack Cribbing Blocks were recently featured in the Industry Focus section of the June 2017 issue of American Cranes & Transport. The article details how ProStack Cribbing solves the challenges of setting up on uneven or sloped ground. The article can be downloaded from the AC&T…
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Foundational Support for Heavy Equipment

An article from DICA CEO Kris Koberg, was recently published on the Safety + Health website for workplace solutions and construction safety.  The article provides an overview of how to provide foundational support for heavy equipment, with a focus on how regulatory bodies in the U.S. and site…
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American Cranes & Transport: DICA Outrigger Pad Case Study with Crane Service Inc.

DICA and Crane Service Inc. were featured in the rigging review section of the April 2017 issue of American Cranes & Transport. The article provides a case study detailing how Crane Service inc., replaced wood spool ends and plywood outrigger pads engineered thermoplastic outrigger pads.  The…
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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…

American Cranes & Transport: Setting Up for Success Part I

DICA was recently featured in the rigging review section of the February 2016 issue of American Cranes & Transport.  Part 1 of a 2-part series can be read below or using the above link.  This information was originally presented at the 2015 SC&RA Crane & Rigging Workshop in Denver, Colo.…

Can the Crane Industry Keep Up with Technology Changes?

DICA recently contributed to an article on the crane industry featured in the 2015 May-June issue of Lift and Access magazine.   Authored by Tracy Bennet, the article highlights how non-metal materials are being applied in new ways to crane accessories. The developments in the crane…

History of Success

DICA was profiled in the Spring 2015 issue of Energy Executive magazine. DICA was selected for this feature article, which coincides with the magazine’s Oil & Gas Awards, because it is a supplier of products to the oil and gas industry. Energy Executive reaches Presidents, CEOs, Senior Managers,…
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American Cranes & Transport: Ground Control

DICA was recently featured in the rigging review section of January 2015 issue of American Cranes & Transport.  The entire article can be read below or using the above link. We are very proud to have a continuing role in safe setup of NASA's launch and maintenance activities.  For more information…
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DICA Outrigger Pad Rack Highlighted

The newly introduced DICA ZeroLift Pad Rack has been highlighted in several industry leading websites and magazines.  Link to the respective articles below or read the excerpt from Utility Fleet Professional to learn how ZeroLift provides a simple and safe way for RT crane users to transport outrigger…