New product announcements: 09/16/2009 All-Terrain Crane: Low Cab for a Closer View The CD4430 is a 30-ton, cab-down, rough-terrain crane intended for work in railroads, bridge construction and refineries. The crane’s low profile increases stability and improves handling in rough environments. It features a six-sided boom and is powered by a Tier 3 Cummins engine. An optional Hi-Rail gear system can be integrated into the crane for use in rail construction. Standard features include a two-door high-visibility cab, all-wheel drive and crab steering. Badger Equipment; 800-533-8013; www.badgerequipment.com Laser Measurements: Rugged Handheld Design The DW030 laser-based distance measure allows for the quick
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.