The Manitowoc 16000 Crawler Crane now is available with a fixed-jib option as well as the standard luffing jib. The fixed jib has a 93-metric-ton (102-ton) capacity and a maximum length of 42.7 m (140 ft). The new jib reduces rigging time for lift applications in which a luffing jib is not required or feasible. Manitowoc Cranes; 920-684-6621; www.manitowoc.com The Atlas Copco Boomer E1 C-DH drill rig features a drilling coverage area of up to 95 sq meters, or 1,023 sq ft. This reach is a significant improvement over the company's earlier diesel-hydraulic face-drilling rig, the L1 C-DH. The rig
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.