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February 7, 2018
Lexington, KY - According to Construction Equipment, their Top 100 New Products is the longest-running awards program of its kind in the industry. The publications editors each year evaluate new products introduced over the previous months... | READ MORE |
February 2, 2018
Lexington, KY - Link-Belt’s telematics initiative began in earnest in 2012 when it first announced its partnership with A1A Software and its telematics portal, iCraneTrax powered by Link-Belt Pulse. By ConExpo 2017, all Link-Belt Cranes were... | READ MORE |
January 22, 2018
Lexington, KY – M.A. Mortenson Company was selected by French-owned renewable energy company Akuo Energy to construct Rocksprings Wind Farm, a 149-megawatt wind farm. The project, constructed on 15,620 acres of private land approximately 30 miles... | READ MORE |
January 19, 2018
Lexington, KY – Mike Ogle, Link-Belt’s manager of North American Sales, has announced the top five distributors for 2017. These distributors were selected on the basis of overall performance in the marketing and sales... | READ MORE |
January 15, 2018
Lexington, KY – Extreme Steel Crane and Rigging of Warrenton, Virginia used their 60-ton (50-mt) HTC-8660 hydraulic truck crane at the White House in Washington, D.C. to replace the South Portico steps using a vacuum lifting system. The $1 million... | READ MORE |
January 10, 2018
Effective January 1, 2018 Link-Belt Cranes has finalized an agreement with Lyle Machinery Co (Lyle Machinery), to be the authorized Link-Belt distributor for Arkansas and portions of Mississippi and Tennessee. Lyle Machinery is headquartered in... | READ MORE |
January 5, 2018
Lexington, KY – The contract for SC Route 9 Bridge over the Catawba River in Lancaster, South Carolina requires the placement of 170 ft. bulb-tee beams weighing 200,000 lb. (90 718 kg). The beams are some of the longest ever erected in the state of... | READ MORE |
December 15, 2017
Lexington, KY – Link‐Belt, a member of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), hosted Governor Bevin at its facility in Lexington, Kentucky for a 2 ½‐hour program consisting of a facility tour, opportunity to meet with employees, and a... | READ MORE |
December 13, 2017
Lexington, KY – Effective January 1, 2018, W.E. “Skeeter” Collins will move to the position of Manager of Major Accounts. Link-Belt Cranes Senior Vice President of Marketing, Sales and Customer Support Bill Stramer made the announcement at Link-Belt... | READ MORE |
December 13, 2017
Lexington, KY  – Effective January 1, 2018, Mike Ogle has been named Manager of North American Sales. Link-Belt Cranes Senior Vice President of Marketing, Sales and Customer Support Bill Stramer made the announcement at Link-Belt’s headquarters... | READ MORE |
December 1, 2017
LEXINGTON, Ky –  Effective December 1, 2017, Link-Belt is pleased to announce that Equipment Sales & Service Limited (ESS) has added British Columbia to its Link-Belt distributorship territory. Founded in 1946, Equipment Sales &... | READ MORE |
November 30, 2017
Lexington, KY - Production models of Link-Belt’s 75-ton (70-mt) 75RT have begun to ship from the company’s headquarters in Lexington, KY. September shipments of the newly announced rough terrain crane have already been delivered with additional... | READ MORE |
November 13, 2017
Lexington, KY – Dan’s Excavating, Inc. (Dan’s Excavating) of Shelby Charter Township, Michigan purchased three 130-ton (117.9-mt) 228 HSLs and one 200-ton (182-mt) 248 HSL lattice crawler crane to join its existing fleet of Link-Belt cranes for the... | READ MORE |
November 3, 2017
Lexington, KY – Link-Belt Cranes is pleased to announce the RTC-80160 Series II, upgrading its previous 150-ton rough terrain to a 160-ton (145-mt) model. “The 80150 has been a phenomenal success ever since it was introduced and this new base... | READ MORE |
October 26, 2017
Lexington, KY – Effective December 31, 2017, Vice President of Engineering, Don Moore has announced his decision to retire from Link-Belt Cranes. Moore began his career at Link-Belt in 1977, accepting a position as an associate design engineer in... | READ MORE |
October 18, 2017
Lexington, KY - Smith Erectors, Inc. of Markle, IN recently spent four days working around the clock to service Steel Dynamic, Inc.’s (SDI) Columbia City, IN plant. SDI fabricates structural, rail, and... | READ MORE |
October 12, 2017
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Effective October 1, 2017, Link-Belt Cranes has finalized an agreement with EGYMEC Engineering Company to be the sole Link-Belt distributor for Egypt. EGYMEC, headquartered in Cairo, Egypt, is a division of El Didi Group, founded... | READ MORE |
October 11, 2017
Lexington, KY – A joint venture with Skanska, Burns & McDonnell, and ECCO Enterprises is building CPV Valley Energy Center in Lower Hudson Valley, 65 miles northwest of New York City. The combined cycle power facility will have a gross capacity... | READ MORE |
September 1, 2017
Lexington, KY – The Ohio Department of Transportation awarded The Great Lakes Construction Co., based in Hinckley, Ohio, a contract worth nearly $3.5 million to build 8,000 linear feet of highway traffic noise barriers between Tiedeman Road and... | READ MORE |

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