Interstate I-91 bridge: Longest span in Vermont

IMG_7810-Possible-cover-1Bby Joe Parzych

Once the remaining span of the rusted old twin I-91 steel truss bridges built in 1960 is demolished, a new steel-reinforced concrete four lane bridge will hold the title of Longest Span in Vermont. The three span 1,036-foot arching steel reinforced concrete cantilever bridge was designed by Pennsylvania’s FIGG Bridge Engineers. [Read more…]

Samson® Rope offers crane owners a profitable option

Woods-CRW-Open-House-040by Jon M. Casey

For contractors who are looking for a way to save time and money when operating their company’s cranes, a switch to Samson® KZ-100™ Synthetic Crane Hoist Line might be the best way to do that. Samson products were recently on display at the spring Open House event at Woods CRW in Carlisle, PA. There, Prem Swaminathan of Samson Rope Technologies, Inc. was eager to explain the features and benefits of outfitting new and existing cranes with their synthetic rope products. [Read more…]

Changing of the guard

Lee_Newspapers_Inc_LogoChange is ever present. It is no different here at Lee Publications.

After 18 dedicated years writing and working for Lee Publications including the past seven years as Editor of Hard Hat News, North American Quarry News and Waste Handlers Equipment News, Jon Casey has made retirement plans for spring 2017. [Read more…]