In the News

June 20, 2022
LEXINGTON, Ky – Mark Weaver has been named district service representative of the northeastern United States and eastern Canada for Link-Belt Cranes field service department. Link-Belt Cranes Field Service and Warranty Manager, Frank Snapp,... | READ MORE |
June 15, 2022
LEXINGTON, Ky – Malcolm Drilling of Pompano Beach, Florida recently completed drilling and concrete pier construction for 212 foundation shafts for a section of Interstate 595 (I-595) highway between Sawgrass Expressway and Florida Turnpike. Malcolm... | READ MORE |
May 3, 2022
LEXINGTON, Ky – Link-Belt Cranes customer, and long-term contractor for flood control projects in Louisiana, B&K Construction, was awarded a $45.5 million contract for storm channel improvements to the Algiers Sub-Basin Plan.  The project... | READ MORE |
CEO Porter Named Vice President of Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd.
April 20, 2022
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Effective April 1, 2022, President/CEO of Link-Belt Cranes, Melvin Porter has been named vice president of Link-Belt’s parent company, Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. (SHI) of Tokyo, Japan. Porter is currently the only officer from... | READ MORE |
April 1, 2022
LEXINGTON, Ky – The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has named Pat Collins, Director of Product Marketing at Link-Belt Cranes to its 2021-2022 leadership group. Collins was named as one of four newly announced Group Chairs... | READ MORE |
March 31, 2022
LEXINGTON, Ky – J.P. Kolb has been named district manager for Link-Belt Cranes, covering a territory of Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana. Link-Belt Cranes North American Sales Manager, Gary Lane, announced at Link-Belt’s headquarters in Lexington,... | READ MORE |
March 31, 2022
LEXINGTON, Ky – Kevin Hague has been named district manager of the western United States, Alaska and Hawaii for Link-Belt Cranes. Link-Belt Cranes North American Sales Manager, Gary Lane, announced at Link-Belt’s headquarters in Lexington, Kentucky... | READ MORE |
March 9, 2022
LEXINGTON, Ky – Hardesty Concrete Construction Inc. of Sterling, Virginia purchased a Link-Belt 50-ton (51-mt) TCC-500 telescopic crawler crane from distributor Link-Belt Mid-Atlantic of Ashland, Virginia. The crane was purchased for its small... | READ MORE |
February 25, 2022
Check out the March issue of Crane Hot Line which takes an in-depth look at the all-new 120|HT hydrualic truck crane and its first customer, Prillaman's Crane & Rigging Inc. of Hampton Virginia. In the story, Paul Prillaman provides perspective... | READ MORE |
February 14, 2022
Priestly Demolition Inc of King, Ontario, CANADA dismantles a pedestrian bridge as part of ongoing construction to the Gardiner Expressway project in downtown Toronto. Priestly purchased the Link-Belt 8090 about four years ago, and it is currently... | READ MORE |
February 1, 2022
Lexington, KY – Gary Lane, Link-Belt’s Manager of North American Sales, has announced the top five distributors for 2021. These distributors are based on overall performance in marketing, sales, and support of Link-Belt cranes. Link-Belt’s top... | READ MORE |
January 19, 2022
Lexington, KY – D Crane Rental of Walton, Kentucky replaced old and installed new video boards at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio. Along with the video boards, D Crane Rental replaced structural steel for new supports with their new Link-Belt... | READ MORE |
January 7, 2022
Lexington, KY – Richard Shultz has accepted the position of Vice President, Manufacturing for Link-Belt Cranes effective January 1, 2022. Melvin Porter, Link-Belt Cranes President and CEO made the announcement at the company’s headquarters in... | READ MORE |
January 6, 2022
Lexington, KY – Gene Martin has been promoted to Vice President, Engineering for Link-Belt Cranes effective January 1, 2022. Melvin Porter, Link-Belt Cranes President and CEO made the announcement at the company’s headquarters in Lexington, Kentucky... | READ MORE |
January 5, 2022
Lexington, KY – Jaime Hernández has been named International District Manager for Latin America. Roy Burger, Link-Belt Cranes International Sales Manager made the announcement at the company’s headquarters in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. Hernández... | READ MORE |
January 4, 2022
Lexington, KY – Link-Belt Cranes (www.linkbelt.com) has announced the completion of a warehouse expansion that adds 60,000 square feet (5 574 sq. m) of new warehouse space to its Parts Distribution Center, bringing the total size of parts space to... | READ MORE |
January 4, 2022
CraneFest 2021: Event Raises $72,000 for Charity and Debuts Four New Models Lexington, KY – Over the course of four days in September 2021, Link-Belt Cranes hosted over 700 attendees for its CraneFest event held at company headquarters in... | READ MORE |

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