In the News

April 16, 2018
Lexington, KY – Big-D Construction, of Salt Lake City, Utah recently took ownership of a new 110-ton (100-mt) 110RT rough terrain crane for a project in northern Utah. In order to accommodate the requirements of the 30-acre jobsite in a ravine in... | READ MORE |
April 13, 2018
Lexington, KY – Precision Stone Setting Co. of Hiram, Georgia purchase of a 300-ton (273-mt) Link-Belt 348 H5 lattice crawler crane is in part for stadium renovations at University of Georgia’s Sanford Stadium in Athens, Georgia. The west end of the... | READ MORE |
March 13, 2018
SOURCE: Construction Business News Middle East - www.cbnme.com MARCH ISSUE -- LINK TO FULL STORY  The history of Link-Belt Cranes dates almost 150 years to 1874 when a young salesman named William Dana Evert first conceived of a chain... | READ MORE |
March 6, 2018
Lexington, KY – TEXRail is a 27.2 mile commuter rail system that will operate between downtown Fort Worth, Texas in Tarrant County and DFW International Airport. Contract for the project was awarded to joint-venture Archer Western - Herzog for $... | READ MORE |
March 5, 2018
Lexington, KY – Effective March 1, 2018, Kirk Erlinger has been named district manager for Link-Belt Cranes, covering the southeastern United States. Erlinger brings 30 years of experience in the crane industry most recently working with Superior... | READ MORE |
March 5, 2018
Lexington, KY – Effective March 1, 2018, Doug Newcomer has been named district manager for Link-Belt Cranes, covering Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana. Newcomer previously served as district manager for Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana in 2014. “... | READ MORE |
February 7, 2018
Lexington, KY - According to Construction Equipment, their Top 100 New Products is the longest-running awards program of its kind in the industry. The publications editors each year evaluate new products introduced over the previous months... | READ MORE |
February 2, 2018
Lexington, KY - Link-Belt’s telematics initiative began in earnest in 2012 when it first announced its partnership with A1A Software and its telematics portal, iCraneTrax powered by Link-Belt Pulse. By ConExpo 2017, all Link-Belt Cranes were... | READ MORE |
January 22, 2018
Lexington, KY – M.A. Mortenson Company was selected by French-owned renewable energy company Akuo Energy to construct Rocksprings Wind Farm, a 149-megawatt wind farm. The project, constructed on 15,620 acres of private land approximately 30 miles... | READ MORE |
January 19, 2018
Lexington, KY – Mike Ogle, Link-Belt’s manager of North American Sales, has announced the top five distributors for 2017. These distributors were selected on the basis of overall performance in the marketing and sales... | READ MORE |
January 15, 2018
Lexington, KY – Extreme Steel Crane and Rigging of Warrenton, Virginia used their 60-ton (50-mt) HTC-8660 hydraulic truck crane at the White House in Washington, D.C. to replace the South Portico steps using a vacuum lifting system. The $1 million... | READ MORE |
January 10, 2018
Effective January 1, 2018 Link-Belt Cranes has finalized an agreement with Lyle Machinery Co (Lyle Machinery), to be the authorized Link-Belt distributor for Arkansas and portions of Mississippi and Tennessee. Lyle Machinery is headquartered in... | READ MORE |
January 5, 2018
Lexington, KY – The contract for SC Route 9 Bridge over the Catawba River in Lancaster, South Carolina requires the placement of 170 ft. bulb-tee beams weighing 200,000 lb. (90 718 kg). The beams are some of the longest ever erected in the state of... | READ MORE |
December 15, 2017
Lexington, KY – Link‐Belt, a member of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), hosted Governor Bevin at its facility in Lexington, Kentucky for a 2 ½‐hour program consisting of a facility tour, opportunity to meet with employees, and a... | READ MORE |
December 13, 2017
Lexington, KY – Effective January 1, 2018, W.E. “Skeeter” Collins will move to the position of Manager of Major Accounts. Link-Belt Cranes Senior Vice President of Marketing, Sales and Customer Support Bill Stramer made the announcement at Link-Belt... | READ MORE |
December 13, 2017
Lexington, KY  – Effective January 1, 2018, Mike Ogle has been named Manager of North American Sales. Link-Belt Cranes Senior Vice President of Marketing, Sales and Customer Support Bill Stramer made the announcement at Link-Belt’s headquarters... | READ MORE |
December 1, 2017
LEXINGTON, Ky –  Effective December 1, 2017, Link-Belt is pleased to announce that Equipment Sales & Service Limited (ESS) has added British Columbia to its Link-Belt distributorship territory. Founded in 1946, Equipment Sales &... | READ MORE |
November 30, 2017
Lexington, KY - Production models of Link-Belt’s 75-ton (70-mt) 75RT have begun to ship from the company’s headquarters in Lexington, KY. September shipments of the newly announced rough terrain crane have already been delivered with additional... | READ MORE |
November 13, 2017
Lexington, KY – Dan’s Excavating, Inc. (Dan’s Excavating) of Shelby Charter Township, Michigan purchased three 130-ton (117.9-mt) 228 HSLs and one 200-ton (182-mt) 248 HSL lattice crawler crane to join its existing fleet of Link-Belt cranes for the... | READ MORE |
November 3, 2017
Lexington, KY – Link-Belt Cranes is pleased to announce the RTC-80160 Series II, upgrading its previous 150-ton rough terrain to a 160-ton (145-mt) model. “The 80150 has been a phenomenal success ever since it was introduced and this new base... | READ MORE |
October 26, 2017
Lexington, KY – Effective December 31, 2017, Vice President of Engineering, Don Moore has announced his decision to retire from Link-Belt Cranes. Moore began his career at Link-Belt in 1977, accepting a position as an associate design engineer in... | READ MORE |

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