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DICA Joins Elite Group at the 2015 EUFMC Conference

For the second year in a row, DICA joins an elite group of about 100 companies which have been asked to display their products at the by-invitation-only Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference (EUFMC). Held annually, EUFMC allows utility fleet professionals to view the latest fleet…
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AlturnaMATS Plastic Ground Protection Mats Are In Stock

Mar. 4, 2015 (Guthrie Center, Iowa) In anticipation of the busy spring season when arborists, contractors, delivery vehicles, and events planners face the challenge of working on soft ground, DICA® Outrigger Pads announces in-stock availability of their four best selling AlturnaMATS® plastic ground…
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Crane Safety From the Ground Up

Two education sessions at the May General Assembly meeting of the Association of Crane & Rigging Professionals (ACRP) in Kansas City, Mo., focused on the importance of understanding ground conditions for safe crane set up. The presentations by Ron Kohner, P.E., President of Landmark…

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…

2015 Top Trainer Judges Announced

Crane & Rigging Hotline announced in their May 2015 issue that industry experts and former Top Trainer award winners will judge the 2015 Top Trainer program.  The Top Trainer award is presented by Crane & Rigging Hotline and endorsed by the Association of Crane & Rigging Professions…

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,…
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Southwest Industrial Rigging Operating on FiberMax Cranes Pads

Southwest Industrial Rigging recorded a lift in June 2014 using several equipment mounted cameras. The lift was done using their new 450 ton Tadano and 8x8x8 DICA FiberMax crane pads purchased at the 2014 Conexpo tradeshow. The object being lifted was SWIR’s Kobleco 250 ton crawler cab, which…

Mobile Crane Support Handbook

Respected crane industry professional and author David Duerr's P.E., new Mobile Crane Support Handbook is now available. We highly recommend it to any organization seeking information regarding the design and engineering of supports for mobile crane installations. Below is a overview from the…
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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…