Articles and Case Studies

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July 26, 2021 Case Study STEARNS GETS ITS TURN Stearns School Road Bridge replaced in ongoing Illinois Tollway upgrade
July 23, 2021 Case Study ALL’s “Blue Beast” MAKES ITS DEBUT Liebherr LTM 1650-8.1 packs 700 tons of power in the footprint of a much smaller crane
June 16, 2021 Case Study Sky-high rescue ALL to the rescue when a customer’s tower crane leans over the city
May 25, 2021 Case Study SPRING TRAIN-ING ALL begins warm-weather construction season with rail bridge rehab—while train schedule is maintained
May 18, 2021 Case Study TOWER POWER Tower cranes become unlikely heroes of downtown Minneapolis’ Third Avenue bridge project
May 12, 2021 Case Study New Vision Center Puts the ‘Eye’ in Iron City Tower cranes up at $2B UPMC project
May 3, 2021 Case Study STATE OF MATTER New Indy air separation plant gets a lift from ALL
April 21, 2021 Case Study Poinciana Tipping Point Bridge in burgeoning Florida community gets expansion just six years after initial build
April 15, 2021 Case Study Big Bridge for Little Indian Creek Indiana’s I-69 extension moves closer to completion
March 24, 2021 Case Study Mid-Air Midas Touch Two cranes are better than one for river-spanning bridge pick
March 17, 2021 Case Study BIG HARVEST 550- and 600-ton cranes unite for conveyor lift at farm co-op
February 26, 2021 Miscellaneous GET YOUR MOTOR RUNNIN’ How ALL’s in-house engine shop maximizes uptime for rental cranes
February 26, 2021 Case Study PALM REACH 400-ton crane extends over hotel to set resort’s fully grown palm trees
January 27, 2021 Case Study FIELD GOALS Five projects, one campus, one crane rental company
December 16, 2020 Case Study TRUCK YOU LIKE A HURRICANE ALL Crane puts its transport fleet to work for customer in Sally’s wake
December 10, 2020 Case Study BOOK SMART ALL Crane corrals its resources to revitalize Detroit’s legendary Book Building
November 4, 2020 Case Study PLANNING MAKES PERFECT ALL’s A-team brings its A-game to bridge project
October 14, 2020 Case Study LIVING AFTER MIDNIGHT Series of night picks set Orlando bridge girders
September 11, 2020 Case Study KING OF THE JUNGLE 600-ton crane sets zoo’s rainforest dome in a single pick
September 9, 2020 Case Study POWER TRIO Three cranes with combined 1,300-ton capacity assist with Pennsylvania’s Southern Beltway Construction
August 17, 2020 Case Study FIVE WOOD Five-crane pick sets lumberyard’s new circular crane
August 17, 2020 Case Study THESE GO TO ELEVEN Two tower cranes help build Minneapolis’ soon-to-be highest residential structure
July 15, 2020 Case Study ROADWORTHY AT THE CROSSROADS Crane’s mobility aids sewer install related to Columbus road project
July 15, 2020 Case Study WORK OF ART Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental debuts new crane at Milwaukee Art Museum project
June 17, 2020 Case Study PRECAST WITH PRECISION 330-ton crane sets precast concrete panels for new Georgia wastewater treatment facility
May 13, 2020 Case Study “STEADY AS NEUROSURGEONS” Two cranes pick and hold active plant’s conveyor bridge during demolition process
May 13, 2020 Case Study THREE-POINT WIN Use of rigging triangle eases repeated handoffs of concrete bridge beams
May 13, 2020 Miscellaneous INNOVATIVE SHARED EQUIPMENT PROGRAM (SEP) SHAVES MILLIONS AND MONTHS OFF CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS Subs share coordinated crane rentals to eliminate waste, redundancy
April 15, 2020 Case Study WHERE THERE’S A WILL, THERE’S WHEY Boxed-in dairy lift achieved with out-of-the-box thinking
April 15, 2020 Case Study Southern Elevation Methanol plant reconstruction showcases blockbuster crane dedicated to southern states
April 1, 2020 Case Study THE LONGEST MILE After 60 years, Chicago’s Mile Long Bridge is getting a rebuild
April 1, 2020 Case Study CHALLENGE ACCEPTED Potential pitfalls of urban crane lifts neutralized
March 6, 2020 Case Study Buckeye Bytes: Tech and Warehouse Building Boom in Greater Columbus A strong national economy encourages construction opportunities
March 6, 2020 Case Study BRIDGE CLUB Sitting in the cab of his Liebherr LTM 1300-6.2., a 300-USt mobile crane, Raymond Gallagher maneuveres a 13-ton pedestrian bridge that will join two buildings.
March 6, 2020 Case Study BUILDING INSIDE A BUILDING When it comes to cranes, bigger isn’t always better. Especially when your construction project is reminiscent of Russian nesting dolls.
December 17, 2019 Case Study Luff It Or Leave It Luffing jibs are often the unsung heroes of certain crane lifts. In fact, many jobs couldn’t be done without them.
November 19, 2019 Case Study Close Quarters - ALL Uses Technology, Know-How to Set Mill's Melt Shop Transformer
October 14, 2019 Case Study STACKING UP Central Contractors Service reaches for the sky with new U of Chicago project
September 10, 2019 Case Study ALL in the Family Cleveland hospital build demonstrates the many meanings of the ties that bind
September 10, 2019 Case Study The Road Most Taken Atlanta’s busy I-285/SR 400 interchange gets a remake with an assist from the ALL Family of Companies on critical lifts
August 1, 2019 Case Study Miami Advice: Dramatic New Cruise Line Terminal Showcases Crane Versatility, Crew Ingenuity A new facility expected to be completed this fall will be almost 166,500 square feet and offer grand ocean views with its modern steel and glass design and openness to the water. ALL Sunshine Crane Rental of Florida, a member of the ALL Family of Companies, is providing cranes for the project.
July 10, 2019 Case Study Hoosier Daddy: Central Rent-A-Crane Makes Quick Work of Indiana Bridge The Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 is gaining new fans for its capacity, reach, and versatility—this time in the Hoosier State, prompted by a recent bridge project near Indiana University Northwest.
July 10, 2019 Case Study Columbus-Cincinnati Construction Boom Continues ALL Crane Expands Fleet; Liebherr LTMs bring longer booms, greater capacities, and time-saving technology
June 10, 2019 Case Study Crane and Bulldozer Partner to Set Cantilever Bridge Cranes and bulldozers rule different realms: one, the air and the other, land. So it’s not every day they collaborate on setting a bridge, but they did just that for a temporary cantilever bridge in Aurora, N.C., earlier this year.
May 31, 2019 Miscellaneous A Walk in the Park
May 15, 2019 Case Study Flexibility and versatility: keys to a better job The ALL Family of Companies invests in cranes that do more to save time and money
May 15, 2019 Case Study Demand for telecrawlers is rising Maneuverability and fast setup among popular features
April 17, 2019 Case Study Major Interchange Construction in Orlando Wrapping Up This Year In the past decade, Orlando, Florida, has been in a near-constant state of road construction. State and local governments are tasked with staying ahead of the transportation needs of a swelling residential population and a year-round flood of tourists.
April 11, 2019 Case Study Reeling in the Big One: ALL Erection & Crane Rental’s Key Role in Kelleys Island Electrical Upgrade
February 28, 2019 Case Study A Higher Calling: ALL Crane Rental of Tennessee Helps Build New Catholic Cathedral All jobs and all customers are important, but some jobs make you feel like you’re reporting to a higher authority. This was no doubt the case when construction crews took on the project to build the new Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in West Knoxville, Tennessee.
January 25, 2019 Case Study Little Space in Little Italy: Cleveland’s Little Italy is a close-knit, historic community. When a 75-ton capacity crane arrives on the scene—and starts winding through tight alleyways—people take notice. Such was the scene when a new residential construction project began last summer.
January 9, 2019 Miscellaneous Thousand-Foot View: Tallest Tower Crane in Chicago Hits New High for ALL In the past few years, Chicago has had more tower crane construction than most other major cities in America.
June 23, 2017 Case Study Case Study: Crane & Hoist Profiles Halifax's Macdonald Bridge Renovation
June 19, 2017 Miscellaneous Talking Lifts: Tree Services Profiles Recent Innovations
June 7, 2017 Case Study Case Study: Roads & Bridges Profiles Cranes Widening Highway in Florida
May 25, 2017 Case Study Case Study: ACT Profiles an ALL Tower at Apple's Flagship Chicago Store
May 18, 2017 Miscellaneous T-Shirt Celebrates ALL's Order of 15 new LRT1090s
May 9, 2017 Case Study Case Study: BIC Profile: ALL Crane Solves Generating Station Emergency
March 29, 2017 Miscellaneous All Terrain Cranes - A Class Above: ACT interviews ALL & Other Industry Leaders
March 24, 2017 Case Study Case Study: MLC300 Crawler Erects New Pittsburgh Bridge Deck During Parkway Shutdown
February 21, 2017 Case Study Case Study: Power Hitters of Power Plant Work
February 21, 2017 Day in the Life Impressive Lift Jumpstarts Lift & Move USA Career Day Originally published on
February 14, 2017 Case Study Case Study: Making Way for McCormick
February 13, 2017 Branch Focus Branch Focus: At the Center of it ALL in Nitro, West Virginia
February 3, 2017 Day in the Life Day in the Life: Engineering a Future Daniel Giera is responsible for four shops at ALL’s main yard in Cleveland: the weld shop, machine shop, paint shop, and trailer shop. But he isn’t a welder, fabricator, or painter. He's trained as a mechanical engineer.
February 3, 2017 Day in the Life Challenging the Stereotype Not Your Grandpa's Industry Anymore
November 1, 2016 Day in the Life Job Profiles to Inspire Lift Industry Careers
September 26, 2016 Branch Focus Branch Focus: ALL Moves "Forward" in Elk Mound (WI)
September 26, 2016 Case Study Case Study: Some Assembly Required at the Indianapolis Airport Building a "Ship in a Bottle"
September 26, 2016 Day in the Life Day in the Life: Service Manager Shows Knack for the Work William "Willie" Schneider, Service Manager
September 25, 2016 Day in the Life ALL Addresses Critical Labor Shortage With Lift & Move USA SC&RA, KHL Group Present Series Targeting the Next Generation
September 25, 2016 Case Study Case Study: Building the Big Bridge for the Baraboo Bypass Largest, tallest bridge in Wisconsin, with 160-foot drop
September 19, 2016 Equipment Profile Distributor Profile: The Sum of Its Parts
September 12, 2016 Miscellaneous In Good Company ALL partners with Mazzella Companies and Industrial Training International for Education and Training
August 12, 2016 Case Study Toebe Construction Uses Multiple Terex Cranes to Upgrade Bridges in Michigan ALL Family helps customer find the right equipment for job featured in Construction Equipment Guide
August 10, 2016 Case Study Case Study: MLC300 Fits Into Chicago Job Site Other Crawlers Could Not Access Realeased by Manitowoc
July 29, 2016 Case Study Potain MD 485’s speedy jumps keep Chicago tower construction on track Released by Manitowoc
July 25, 2016 Miscellaneous Should you buy used cranes at auction? Depends on how lucky you feel. Caveat emptor (Let the buyer beware.)
July 22, 2016 Case Study Potain MR 605 B Tightens Schedule of Chicago Tower Project Released by Manitowoc
July 13, 2016 Case Study Case Study: MLC300 Lifts Where Other Cranes Can't at North America's Largest Convention Center Released by Manitowoc
June 1, 2016 Case Study C.A. Hull Constructs Bridge Using Two Terex Cranes Construction Equipment Guide recently published this article about two of ALL Crane's dealer offerings.
May 9, 2016 Branch Focus Branch Focus: ALL Carolina Fits the Tar Heel Mold
May 6, 2016 Case Study Case Study: Putting On Your School Cap - Tennessee ALL Crane Rental of Tennessee Sets School’s New Dome
May 6, 2016 Case Study Case Study: Bridge Work Becomes Tugboat Rescue ALL Canada Crane Switches Gears to Rescue Sunken Tugboats
May 6, 2016 Equipment Profile The Exceptional Landoll Trailer Dealer Equipment Profile
May 6, 2016 Case Study Case Study: MLC300 a Perfect Balance One of the first jobsites for this new model
January 5, 2016 Case Study Case Study: Solution Brewed by a Terex in a Tunnel Brewery Project Makes ACT Cover Story
November 21, 2015 Day in the Life A Day in the Life: Coming Home - Jimmy Hill
November 20, 2015 Case Study Case Study: A Tight Fit
November 19, 2015 Equipment Profile Equipment Profile: Tallest Platform In Its Class: JLG 1850SJ Ultra Series
November 18, 2015 Branch Focus Branch Focus: Hoosier Pride - Fort Wayne
November 18, 2015 Branch Focus Branch Focus: Indiana Boomerangs
September 25, 2015 Equipment Profile ALL Aerials Adds Custom Hy-Brids to Fleet, Becomes Dealer
September 21, 2015 Case Study Potain MR 415 Negotiates City Streets to Transform Block 37
August 27, 2015 Day in the Life A Day in the Life: Brian Meek Operator-Turned-Sales Specialist
August 27, 2015 Miscellaneous Winterize to Maximize Your Investment What ALL does to prepare North America's largest privately owned fleet for winter
August 17, 2015 Case Study MLC300's First Project Cuts Costs on Highway Overhaul
July 21, 2015 Case Study Case Study: ALL's Manitowoc 18000 Crosses An Ocean
July 7, 2015 Case Study The Chicago Ringer Chicago Project By Central Contractors Makes ACT Cover Story
June 11, 2015 Miscellaneous Building Bridges Terex Package Adds ATs, Crawler and Truck Cranes or Bridge Construction and Beyond
June 10, 2015 Equipment Profile The Swede Spot Terex Engines
June 10, 2015 Day in the Life The Next Generation of Excellence Labor, retention, & recruiting: The true measure of a company is the people it employs.
June 10, 2015 Day in the Life Beyond the Hard Hat More Jobs in the Construction Industry
June 9, 2015 Case Study Potain Reaches Across Chicago River for Wolf Point Manitowoc promotes ALL's highly visible job in Chicagoland area
June 1, 2015 Case Study ALL Erection & Crane Rental Keeps Precast on Schedule for New Developers Diversified Realty Office Building
March 18, 2015 Equipment Profile The Mighty Manitowoc A Look at the Colossal 21000 - Bigger than Godzilla
February 5, 2015 Miscellaneous Three Part Harmony: Trucks, Trailers, and Team
February 5, 2015 Equipment Profile Tough As Steel...And Then Some Galvanized Steel Trailers
February 5, 2015 Equipment Profile More Than Rental: An Authorized Distributor Dawes: A Trusted Source for Link-Belt Since 1995
February 5, 2015 Equipment Profile 10 Tons of Power The SKYJACK ZB2044
February 5, 2015 Miscellaneous Maintenance Matters Protecting the Investment in the Fleet
February 5, 2015 Miscellaneous Where and when you need it American Cranes & Transport Spoke to ALL about the importance of global access to maintenance, predictive service and dedication to product
February 5, 2015 Case Study Cleveland Under Construction ALL has been involved with nearly every major construction project changing the city’s landscape.
February 5, 2015 Day in the Life Employee Celebrates 40th ALL Anniversary "Anything I can do for the company, I'm willing to do it." - Leonard Kelley
November 28, 2008 Case Study Zero the Polar Bear Gets a Lift from Dawes After 18 Days in Moat