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June 6, 2023
Lexington, KY – Chesapeake Shipbuilding Corporation of Salisbury, Maryland has been a builder and designer of commercial ships for over thirty years. Situated on the Wicomico River approximately 15 miles northeast of Chesapeake Bay, the company... | READ MORE |
May 11, 2023
LEXINGTON, Ky – Belt Cranes, part of the Belt Group of Companies of Cumberland, Maryland has purchased a new Link-Belt 175-ton (160-mt) 175|AT all terrain crane for their taxi crane fleet. The Belt Group of Companies umbrella includes general... | READ MORE |
April 24, 2023
LEXINGTON, Ky – Link-Belt Cranes has announced its new 120-ton (110-mt) 120|HTLB (long boom) will be on display at its booth in the Festival Grounds (F9213) at ConExpo-CON/AGG 2023 in Las Vegas, NV. The 120|HTLB delivers class leading reach... | READ MORE |
April 20, 2023
LEXINGTON, Ky – Link-Belt Cranes has announced the release of its new lattice crawler crane, the 110-ton (99.79-mt) 218|V. The 218|V (five) will make its public debut at ConExpo-CON/AGG 2023 in Las Vegas, NV (March 14 – 18, 2023). General... | READ MORE |
April 18, 2023
LEXINGTON, Ky – Stevenson Crane & Rigging supplied a new Link-Belt 150-ton (136-mt) 238 HSL lattice crawler crane at a hospital construction project in Crown Point, Indiana. The seven-story, 497,000 square ft. (46 172 sq m) hospital is... | READ MORE |
April 11, 2023
LEXINGTON, Ky – Bruce Kabalen, Manager, Marketing and Technical Communications has announced his retirement from Link-Belt Cranes effective March 31, 2023. Kabalen began his career at Link-Belt in 1998 as a Supervisor, Marketing Information... | READ MORE |
March 23, 2023
Early reports from AEM (Association of Equipment Manufacturers) and ConExpo-CON/AGG 2023 report attendance numbers of 139,000; a 6 percent uptick from 2020 figures of the Las Vegas-based show held every three years. Link-Belt Cranes displayed its... | READ MORE |
March 22, 2023
The Kentucky Association of Manufacturers, presented by Kentucky Farm Bureau, has voting underway for the 2023 Coolest Thing Made in Kentucky. The contest is an online voting, bracket-style tournament to let Kentuckians pick among the thousands of... | READ MORE |
February 9, 2023
Lexington, KY – Effective January 1, 2023 Link-Belt Cranes has appointed Central Cranes & Service of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma the authorized Link-Belt Crane distributor for the state of Oklahoma. “We are excited to be adding Central Cranes... | READ MORE |
January 30, 2023
Lexington, KY – Gary Lane, Link-Belt’s Manager of North American Sales, has announced the top five distributors for 2022. These distributors are based on overall performance in marketing, sales, and support of Link-Belt cranes. Link-Belt’s top... | READ MORE |
January 24, 2023
LEXINGTON, Ky – Link-Belt Cranes has announced its all-new 300-ton (250-mt) 300|AT all-terrain crane will debut at CONEXPO-CON/AGG ‘23 in Las Vegas, Nevada (March 14 – 18, 2023). Following valuable voice of the customer data collection as well as... | READ MORE |
January 16, 2023
LEXINGTON, Ky – Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. (SHI), the parent company of Link-Belt Cranes, announced an agreement with Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. (hereinafter, HCM) to acquire the shares of Sumitomo Heavy Industries... | READ MORE |
January 12, 2023
ACT Exclusive: January 2023 issue of American Cranes & Transport Link-Belt Cranes will debut its new 300|AT (300-ton) all terrain crane at ConExpo 2023 in Las Vegas (March 14 - 18).   “This a big leap forward in our continued... | READ MORE |
January 10, 2023
LEXINGTON, Ky – After 40 years of dedicated service, Roy Burger, Government Sales and International Sales Manager, has announced his retirement effective December 31, 2022. Burger led International Sales at Link-Belt Cranes since 2008, and also... | READ MORE |
January 5, 2023
Big B Crane Takes on the Bend County EpiCenter Using Link-Belt Cranes In the last 24 months Big B Crane of Burleson, Texas has purchased six Link-Belt lattice crawler cranes from local Link-Belt Cranes distributor, HOLT Crane & Equipment... | READ MORE |

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