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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.…
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DICA Welcomes Visitors to New Headquarters and Manufacturing Facility

Sept. 8, 2014 (Guthrie Center, Iowa) DICA® Outrigger Pads recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house last month to celebrate its move a year ago to new a headquarters, manufacturing, and distribution facility in Guthrie Center, Iowa. The event was attended by more than 100 members of the…
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DICA Outrigger Pads Assist Future NASA Missions in Space

Safe Setup on the Ground for Future NASA Missions in Space October 13, 2014 (Guthrie Center, Iowa) — Whether NASA is employing new technology to launch vehicles into near space or simply lifting heavy components with cranes on the ground, providing a safe setup is essential to the job. Recently, Safety…
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DICA Invited to Attend EUFMC Fleet Managers Conference

May 19, 2014 (Guthrie Center, Iowa) DICA Outrigger Pads will exhibit at the Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference (EUFMC), June 1-4, 2014 in Williamsburg, Va. DICA joins an elite group of about 100 companies which have been asked to display their products at this by-invitation-only event. Held…
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DICA Crane Mats Used in 2014 Crane Operator Skills Championship

DICA was a proud sponsor of the 2014 crane operator skills championship. The competition was help in Las Vegas, during the Conexpo tradeshow.  DICA FiberMax crane pads were the exclusive load distribution product for this event which can be seen in May 2014 Crane & Rigging Hotline front cover…
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DICA Introduces FiberMax® Crane Pads and Outrigger Pads

The introduction of a new series of load distribution products at ConExpo-Con/Agg in March by DICA® has attracted the attention of the crane rental industry for their superior ability to support all types of equipment, even in poor soil conditions. Designed to improve stability for the largest cranes…
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Outrigger Pads - Finding Common Ground

Mike Larson at Crane Hotline put together an excellent article in regards to outrigger pads receiving increasing support from crane industry organizations. We’re honored to have been a contributor along with Bill Steiner of Bigfoot Construction Equipment Inc., Bob Lifton of Lifton’s Inc. and Scott…
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TuffGrip® Handle Introduced on Safety Tech Outrigger Pads

Panora, IA – November 9, 2011 – DICA introduces the TuffGrip® Handle System, a new safety feature available on the company’s line of Safety Tech Outrigger Pads. Constructed of an extremely tough thermoplastic, the TuffGrip Handle System is the toughest and safest handle DICA has ever offered…