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DICA Debuts at UK Vertikal Days

In May, DICA participated in Vertikal Days, an exhibition of the lifting industry's latest products. Held May 24-25 in the United Kingdom, Silverstone, Northamptonshire, the show featured equipment displays of cranes, aerial work platforms, and telescopic handlers from more than 120 exhibitors. DICA…
IPAF MEWP Guidance

IPAF MEWP Guidance

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has updated recommendations for assessing ground conditions where mobile elevating work platforms (also called aerial lifts) are used. In the past, MEWP guidance from the safety group was aimed at outrigger-enabled equipment; the new information now…
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DICA FiberMax Crane Pads Receive First U.S. Patent

June 28, 2017 (Guthrie Center, Iowa) On June 6, 2017, DICA received U.S. Patent No. 9,670,639 for FiberMax® Crane Pads, its first for this revolutionary product. FiberMax® Crane Pads feature a revolutionary bi-directional sheer web design that maximizes load distribution in all four directions, and…
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NEW SafetyTech Outrigger Pad Whiteboard Video

DICA has developed a new informational video to aid fleet managers in the selection of their outrigger pad products. The video discusses the need for outrigger pads, ineffective options and how the right load distribution product can increase safety and stability for outrigger enabled equipment, including…
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Back to Safety Basics

A recent article in Tree Care Industry Magazine articulates the importance of getting back to basics during the most busy season for arborists. Assessing ground conditions and proper setup of outrigger-enabled equipment is foundational to safe work practices. Like many industries, tree care workers…
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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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Interlocking Cribbing Product Simplifies Setup for Utility Crews

May 30, 2017 (Guthrie Center, Iowa) A new engineered cribbing product from DICA simplifies setup of boom trucks, aerial lifts, and digger derricks. ProStack™ Cribbing  provides utility crews and municipal fleet operators with a ready solution for operating in uneven ground conditions. DICA…
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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…
Construction Safety Week

Construction Safety Week 2017, May 1st-5th

Construction Safety Week, May 1-5, 2017, grew out of a coalition of contractors who wanted to impact safety on their jobsites. Today, 60 national and global construction firms comprise The Construction Industry Safety Initiative (CISI) group and the Incident and Injury Free CEO (IIF) Forum, which…