Crane Rentals Are a Cost-Effective Solution for Your Next Commercial Construction Project

Renting a crane is a cost-effective solution for many companies when they’re trying to get some commercial construction work done, but they don’t want to buy a new crane for the job(s). What are some things to know when renting a crane? Crane Lifting Requirements For starters, what is it that you want to lift… Read more »

The Do’s and Don’ts of Operating a Crane

Crane operation is not something any person can just do without some prior instruction, training and or experience. After all, these machines can have life or death consequences if not handled properly. Therefore, it’s important to know about some do’s and don’ts of crane operating so no one dies on-site. What are some general operator… Read more »

Why Hydraulic Cranes Are Perfect for New England Terrain

Here in New England, we face a unique combination of conditions, from the salt-kissed air on the coasts to the rocky, uneven terrain of the inland. So, what kind of crane can overcome these complexities and rise above them? The answer is the hydraulic crane. Flexibility Hydraulic cranes are knowing for being versatile and flexible… Read more »

How Crane Rentals Can Augment Your New England Construction Project

As a construction professional, you’ve probably got a million things on your mind. From managing project timelines to wrangling subcontractors, your plate is undoubtedly full. Amidst the chaos, it’s easy to overlook one fundamental element that could significantly improve your productivity and profitability: crane rentals. Increasing Efficiency with the Right Equipment Think about it. You… Read more »

The Advantages of Hydraulic Cranes for Heavy-Duty Lifting

When you need some serious heavy-duty lifting equipment, hydraulic cranes are often ideal for construction projects and tough lifting jobs. At Astro Crane, we take pride in offering top-notch crane rentals and operator services throughout New England. Let’s explore the incredible advantages of hydraulic cranes, the true workhorses of the industry. Unmatched Power and Precision… Read more »

The Benefits of Renting an Industrial Crane

Do you need an industrial crane for your next construction project? Do you need one in the New England area? If so, Astro Crane has you covered. We offer a wide variety of crane rentals and can provide crane operators for jobs of all sizes. Flexibility for Your Projects Let’s face it, not every project… Read more »

The Differences Between Mobile and Fixed Cranes

Searching for a crane to use on your next construction project? You’re going to have the option to bring either a mobile or a fixed crane onto your worksite. Mobile cranes are obviously the easier option since they’re simple to set up and remove once you’re done. But fixed cranes might be a better choice… Read more »

Training for Crane Operators

Are you thinking about becoming a crane operator? If you plan to work on industrial, commercial and/or building sites, and you want to be “in charge,” then you’ll need to receive some professional training in order to operate a crane safely and effectively. Communication What are some of the characteristics of a good crane operator?… Read more »

A Crane Operator Wears Many (Hard) Hats

What is the life of a crane operator like? That’s a good question. Keep in mind there are different types of cranes, such as tower cranes and mobile cranes, so there can be some variety when it comes to the type of crane being operated– but, in general, no matter what kind of crane, a… Read more »