POTAIN MD 485’S SPEEDY JUMPS KEEP CHICAGO TOWER CONSTRUCTION ON TRACK

Jul 29, 2016
The ability to quickly adjust the height of a Potain MD 485 B M20 tower crane is keeping construction of a 34-story apartment tower in Chicago on schedule.
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Jul 29, 2016, 00:00 AM

POTAIN MR 605 B TIGHTENS SCHEDULE OF CHICAGO TOWER PROJECT

Jul 22, 2016
The maneuverable luffing jib of a Potain MR 605 B is keeping the construction of an apartment tower in the River North neighborhood of Chicago on schedule.
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Jul 22, 2016, 00:00 AM

MLC300 LIFTS WHERE OTHER CRANES CAN'T

Jul 13, 2016
A Manitowoc MLC300 crawler crane owned by Central Contractors Service, a division of the ALL Family of Companies, is constructing a new hotel at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois.
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Jul 13, 2016, 00:00 AM

C.A. HULL CONSTRUCTS BRIDGE USING TWO TEREX CRANES

Jun 1, 2016
The year was 1958. The National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) was formed. The iconic '57 Chevy celebrated its first birthday. And two, two-lane bridges on U.S. Highway 10 were built to cross what would be Interstate 75 in Bay County, Mich. That was the last time these structures were replaced.
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Jun 1, 2016, 00:00 AM

PUTTING ON YOUR SCHOOL CAP

May 6, 2016
Cherry on top. Icing on the cake. When something good is given finishing touches that make it great, we have some pretty sweet expressions to help make the point clear.
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May 6, 2016, 00:00 AM

MLC300 A PERFECT BALANCE ONE OF THE FIRST JOBSITES FOR THIS NEW MODEL

May 6, 2016
When completed in 2017, the St. Croix Crossing Bridge will be only the fourth extradosed bridge in the country.
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May 6, 2016, 00:00 AM

BRIDGE WORK BECOMES TUGBOAT RESCUE

May 6, 2016
In late June, ALL Canada Crane Rental was hired by general contractor American Bridge for help dismantling and demolishing the majestic (yet aging) Seaway International Bridge in Cornwall, Ontario.
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May 6, 2016, 00:00 AM

SOLUTION BREWED IN A TUNNEL BREWERY

Jan 5, 2016
When the only way to access a jobsite is to go THROUGH a building, ALL’s Central Contractor’s branch has just the crane to get the job done.
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Jan 5, 2016, 00:00 AM

A TIGHT FIT

Nov 20, 2015
The ALL Family of Companies loves a challenge. In July, its Illinois branch, Central Contractors Service, Inc., was handed a monster of a challenge when they answered the call for help from Chicago’s Revolution Brewing.
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Nov 20, 2015, 00:00 AM

POTAIN MR 415 NEGOTIATES CITY STREETS TO TRANSFORM BLOCK 37

Sep 21, 2015
It’s a common challenge when working in a busy city like Chicago: there just isn’t much space to erect a crane.
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Sep 21, 2015, 00:00 AM

MLC300'S FIRST PROJECT CUTS COSTS ON HIGHWAY OVERHAUL

Aug 17, 2015
Manitowoc’s new MLC300 crawler crane, which features the patented Variable Position Counterweight (VPC), made a big debut at CONEXPO 2014.
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Aug 17, 2015, 00:00 AM

ALL'S MANITOWOC 18000 CROSSES AN OCEAN

Jul 21, 2015
A project to replace several integral parts of a large shipping vessel presented the need for a crane with above average reach and capacity, but that could also be transported well over land and water.
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Jul 21, 2015, 00:00 AM

THE CHICAGO RINGER CHICAGO PROJECT BY CENTRAL CONTRACTORS MAKES ACT COVER STORY

Jul 7, 2015
A project to construct a new tower on the Chicago River presented a myriad of obstacles to navigate. But with precise planning and a unique crane setup, Central Contractors Services is finding a way to get the job done. The best crane of the job was a barge mounted 660-ton Manitowoc 888 rigged with 300 feet of boom and 600 tons of counterweight.
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Jul 7, 2015, 00:00 AM

POTAIN REACHES ACROSS CHICAGO RIVER

Jun 9, 2015
A Potain MD 485 B M20 tower crane is constructing new housing along the Chicago riverfront, building a 50-story apartment tower dubbed Wolf Point West
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Jun 9, 2015, 00:00 AM

ALL ERECTION & CRANE RENTAL KEEPS COMPLEX PRECAST PROJECT ON SCHEDULE

Jun 1, 2015
Having just the right tool to do a job is something that Developers Diversified Realty, Inc. knows well
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Jun 1, 2015, 00:00 AM

CLEVELAND UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Feb 5, 2015
ALL has been involved with nearly every major construction project changing the city’s landscape.
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Feb 5, 2015, 00:00 AM

ZERO THE POLAR BEAR GETS A LIFT FROM DAWES AFTER 18 DAYS IN MOAT

Nov 28, 2008
November 28, 2008—After he fell from his habitat at the Milwaukee County Zoo and ended up in a moat on October 13, it took a crane from Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental, Inc. to lift the 1,500-lb. male polar bear out of his predicament. He could have climbed out of the moat on his own by using the steps back up to the exhibit, but instead he decided to ”cool it” in the moat until zoo officials finally had to call in the heavy equipment.
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Nov 28, 2008, 00:00 AM