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Iowa Governor Branstad Visits DICA Headquarters

August 25, 2015 (Guthrie Center, Iowa) Governor of Iowa, Terry Branstad recently visited DICA's headquarters facility in Guthrie Center, IA.  The Governor was met by DICA founders Dick and Carolyn Koberg and the DICA administration and manufacturing team. Governor Branstad's visit included a tour…
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First Time RV Setup; A Step-by-Step User’s Guide

Around the world, more people are purchasing RV campers for their idea of a perfect getaway. Approximately 8.9 million households own an RV, and millions of other campers have rented them for their extended camping trips. However, the process of setting up an RV at a campsite can be very tricky for those…
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Crane Institute to Host Final Crane Operator Regional Qualifier

Crane Institute of America is hosting the final crane operator regional qualifier on Sept. 28th. Qualifying operators will move forward to the Crane Operator & Rigger Championship, held during the 2015 ICUEE demo expo. Operators will compete using an Altec AC45-127 boom truck, sponsored by Altec,…
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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 products…
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AlturnaMATS 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® models. AlturnaMATS®…
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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 Engineering…

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…

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, CEOs, Senior Managers,…