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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…
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…

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 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 have delivered new benefits but at times, also some…

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…
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Crane & Rigging Hotline Highlights FiberMax® Crane Pads

Crane & Rigging Hotline highlights FiberMax® Crane Mats in the product focus section of their July 2014 issue. See the full article here or read below.  You can also see our web page for more information on how FiberMax crane pads deliver maximum strength, maximum rigidity and revolutionary…

AC&T Interviews DICA CEO Kris Koberg

D. Ann Shiffler at American Cranes & Transport recently sat down to interview DICA CEO, Kris Koberg.  The interview appears on page 31 and 32 of the May 2014 issue and includes topics covering DICA company history and how we started with outrigger pads, the dynamics of working in a family business,…
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Avoiding the Slippery Slope - Ground Conditions for Cranes

Tracy Bennett recently authored “Avoiding the Slippery Slope: Crane Setup Starts with Solid Ground Conditions” in the October 2014 issue of Crane & Rigging Hot Line. DICA contributed to the article by defining Ground Load Rating and Soil Bearing Capacity and providing images and graphics.…