In the News

June 18, 2018
Lexington, KY - Link-Belt Cranes introduces the all-new 348 Series 2 300-ton (273-mt) lattice crawler crane. Over the years, Link-Belt’s 348 class of lattice crawler has been job proven on projects from Prudoe Bay, Alaska to Miami. Crane owners... | READ MORE |
June 14, 2018
Lexington, KY  – Gruas y Autotransportes Velásquez S.A. de C.V. (GAVSA) is a crane rental company based in Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico. In July, 2017 GAVSA was awarded a crane rental contract for Atizapán-Atlacomulco Highway project. Scope of... | READ MORE |
June 5, 2018
Lexington, KY  – RMS Cranes is based in Denver, CO and in 2015 merged with TNT Crane and Rigging of Houston, TX, to form a network providing 38 branch locations. RMS Cranes’ Windsor, CO location received a new 110-ton (100-mt) HTC-86110 for... | READ MORE |
May 29, 2018
Lexington, KY  – Charles Blalock & Sons of Sevierville, TN were awarded contract for a portion of a multi-phase $71 million contract to realign and improve 1.69 miles of SR115/Alcoa Hwy south of downtown Knoxville, Tenn. One stretch of... | READ MORE |
May 15, 2018
Lexington, KY– Cheyenne, WY-based BAR-S Services (BAR-S) took ownership of a new 275-ton (250-mt) ATC-3275 all-terrain crane from Link-Belt distributor Strong’s Crane Service. In their nearly third decade of operation (founded in 1990), BAR-S... | READ MORE |
April 26, 2018
Lexington, KY – The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) presented Link-Belt Cranes with its second Environmental Award during the 2018 Annual Conference, April 17-21, at the Boca Raton Resort in Boca Raton, FL. Link-Belt... | READ MORE |
April 16, 2018
Lexington, KY – Big-D Construction, of Salt Lake City, Utah recently took ownership of a new 110-ton (100-mt) 110RT rough terrain crane for a project in northern Utah. In order to accommodate the requirements of the 30-acre jobsite in a ravine in... | READ MORE |
April 13, 2018
Lexington, KY – Precision Stone Setting Co. of Hiram, Georgia purchase of a 300-ton (273-mt) Link-Belt 348 H5 lattice crawler crane is in part for stadium renovations at University of Georgia’s Sanford Stadium in Athens, Georgia. The west end of the... | READ MORE |
March 13, 2018
SOURCE: Construction Business News Middle East - www.cbnme.com MARCH ISSUE -- LINK TO FULL STORY  The history of Link-Belt Cranes dates almost 150 years to 1874 when a young salesman named William Dana Evert first conceived of a chain... | READ MORE |
March 6, 2018
Lexington, KY – TEXRail is a 27.2 mile commuter rail system that will operate between downtown Fort Worth, Texas in Tarrant County and DFW International Airport. Contract for the project was awarded to joint-venture Archer Western - Herzog for $... | READ MORE |
March 5, 2018
Lexington, KY – Effective March 1, 2018, Kirk Erlinger has been named district manager for Link-Belt Cranes, covering the southeastern United States. Erlinger brings 30 years of experience in the crane industry most recently working with Superior... | READ MORE |
March 5, 2018
Lexington, KY – Effective March 1, 2018, Doug Newcomer has been named district manager for Link-Belt Cranes, covering Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana. Newcomer previously served as district manager for Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana in 2014. “... | READ MORE |
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 |

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