Tag: Crane Rentals New England

Tips for Maintaining Construction Cranes

People need to take good care of construction cranes because they’re valuable, helpful pieces of equipment. When maintained well, they can last a long time and serve their purpose as needed. As for tips for maintaining construction cranes, you should have a maintenance checklist and use it, recording any problems you find or repairs you… Read more »

The Importance of Specialized Lifting Equipment

Cranes have proven over and over again how instrumental they are in industries where heavy lifting is needed. As loads get heavier and heavier, the demand for specialized cranes and proficient operators gets higher.   Specialized lifting equipment like mobile cranes are responsible for lifting and moving heavy and awkward loads such as transformers, turbines… Read more »

OSHA Working To Improve Crane Safety

As crane operators, safety is our most important goal. OSHA and the National Commission Certification Of Crane Operators have recently worked to take swift action on a new crane rule update. Last week, OSHA announced it intended to postpone the effective date of its crane operator certification requirements by three years.  It would now take… Read more »

Awareness and Preparation: Key Components to a Safe Crane Operating Environment

Learn about exciting news regarding construction cranes.

Safety is a primary concern when it comes to working on any construction site; and most importantly when operating a crane lift, amid other workers, equipment, buildings, power lines, and natural elements, such as lakes and rivers.   Various obstacles on the construction site can make crane operation much more difficult, but with properly trained… Read more »

Astro Crane Does Some Work For The Hall At Patriot Place

Recently we did some work for The Hall at Patriot Place. Our services are often called on to place large items or larger equipment on top of buildings, as was the case here. Since we’re located in Massachusetts and provide crane rentals all throughout New England, it’s no surprise we were excited to provide help… Read more »