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21March 21, 2018

Maxim New Headquarters Expansion Ribbon Cutting

It was a beautiful day out at Maxim Crane Works on Thursday, March 15th. The sun was shining and the cranes were flying flags in the wind. Maxim Crane employees anxiously awaited the opening of the brand-new building to call home. Employees were joined by Governor Matt Bevin and other local officials to reveal a $4.71 million office for the […]

15March 15, 2018

Stack Full of Solutions

In the construction industry, heavy lifting comes easily with the crawler crane. As the largest coast-to-coast provider of comprehensive lifting services in the United States, Maxim Crane frequently team up with other companies to find assist in finding the best solution for the job.  A few months back, another crane company reached out to one of our employees with a […]

14March 14, 2018

Hand Signals You Need to Know During Crane Operations

Ask any crane operator and they will tell you that one of the main factors for a successful project is coordination.

Working in-sync with your team on the ground is not only crucial for safety but can help your project run smoothly, on schedule and keep the boss happy. With absolute precision and accuracy needed for a job, being able to […]

23February 23, 2018

Maxim/AmQuip Help Eagle’s Soar High in Super Bowl Parade

Hundreds of thousands of Eagles fans poured into Philadelphia Thursday morning, waiting to be part of history, to help celebrate a championship some thought would never come. The low 20’s temperatures did not deter them in taking their viewing spots for the city’s first Super Bowl parade, some arriving before dawn. The parade started by the team’s stadium and ran […]

19January 19, 2018

How to Choose the Right Crane for Your Project

How to Choose the Right Crane for Your Project

Virtually all construction projects require the lifting, hauling or transportation of heavy materials – which is why cranes play a gigantic role in the development of your project.

Deciding which crane is right for your objectives can be an overwhelming task, as the range of options available is limitless! There is an […]

19January 19, 2018

Project Spotlight: Opryland Hotel Water Park

Maxim Crane are setting the truss system that has the ventilation built in for the new inside water park at Opryland Hotel.  We have the LTM 1350 (400 Ton AT) operated by Terry White / Tim White and the ATF130 (130 Ton AT) operated by Matt Hetrick / Justin Tobin.  They are connecting the two pieces to make up the […]

19January 19, 2018

Maxim Crane’s Week at Power-Gen

Power Gen International is the World’s Largest Power Generation Event that represents a horizontal look at the industry with key emphasis on new solutions and innovations for the future.  More than 1,400 companies from different sectors of the power industry exhibit at the event each year, and Maxim Crane happened to be on the exhibitor list this past December in […]

7November 7, 2017

PowerGen 2017: Maxim Booth #4314, December 5-7 2017, Las Vegas NV

The World’s Largest Power Generation Event is Here
Power Gen International 2017 is the World’s Largest Power Generation Event that represents a horizontal look at the industry with key emphasis on new solutions and innovations for the future. More than 1,400 companies from different sectors of the power industry exhibit at the event each year. Maxim Crane Works is on the […]

22September 22, 2017

Maxim Crane Places Large Order for New Alimak Hoists

Alimak Hek, Inc., Headquartered in Houston, TX and Maxim Crane Works LP., have formed a strategic alliance where Alimak Hek, Inc will supply personnel and material hoists to compliment Maxim Crane Works’ industry leading Tower Crane and Lifting Services Rental Fleet. The new alliance will allow Maxim to offer turnkey solutions to their core customer base of General and Industrial […]

7September 7, 2017

Alternative Approach Lift Frame Employed for Complex Lift

Maxim Crane Works L.P. (Maxim) was contracted to provide lifting services for a Mechanical Contractor in a New Jersey power plant.  Maxim’s scope was to lift Air Cooled Condenser (ACC) units from a heavy haul unit and set them into place on top of a 75-foot-tall structure.  A total of 12 lifts were required consisting of 8 double ACC module […]