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19May 19, 2017

A Day in the Life of a Crane Operator

The world of cranes is vast and varied. There are a number of different types of cranes used within the construction industry, all with seemingly endless models, functions and capabilities. Not only are cranes an integral part of most construction projects lifting and hoisting material by the ton, they are also a complicated piece of machinery to man, and can […]

17May 17, 2017

Croda Atlas Point New Bio-Ethanol Plant

Maxim/AmQuip Crane Rental reaching new heights in the First State

Croda Atlas new plant will convert corn-based ethanol or alcohol into ethylene oxide, which will be the first of its kind in North America. Once expansion is completed, the chemical will be used to make existing Croda products, including, face creams, toothpastes, paints and laundry detergents. In addition to this conversion […]

17May 17, 2017

Maxim and AmQuip are Big Players for SunTrust Park

When SunTrust Park, the new home of the Atlanta Braves, began construction in 2014, it was slated to be the first of it’s kind, state of the art, major league baseball park with a multi-use development and community. Cobb County and the Atlanta Braves selected American Builders 2017 as the construction manager to undertake this venture. American Builders is […]

10April 10, 2017

The NASA Orion Space Capsule Takes to the Air Again

Maxim was hired by a local contractor to lift and place the NASA Orion Space Capsule onto a display at the Discovery Green Park in Houston, TX. The display was created as part of the exhibit’s upcoming Super bowl 51 event, and was completed at night due to traffic and pedestrian congestion downtown. The crew for the job consisted of […]

10April 10, 2017

Maxim/AmQuip Win Construction Excellence Award for Tower Crane Innovation

Maxim/AmQuip won the Construction Excellence Award for Tower Crane Innovation for the new Comcast building project. Contracted to furnish the tower crane on the concrete core of the new Comcast building, Maxim/AmQuip provided a unique solution, which involved the engineering and fabricating of an outrigger system that supports the crane and attached to the outisde of the concrete core. […]

15March 15, 2017

Maxim Crane Works Continues Expansion to Service Additional Customers

Maxim Crane Acquires Crawler Crane Assets
Maxim Crane Works, LP has continued to expand its customer service focus by expanding into 5 new locations and acquiring the core fleet of crawler cranes from Essex Crane Rental Corp. In addition to acquiring the core fleet of crawler cranes, Maxim Crane Works has acquired additional branch facilities in Alabaster, AL; Kansas City, KS; […]

15March 15, 2017

Moxie Freedom Energy Project

During the fall of 2016, the Maxim team was contracted to perform the centerline heavy rigging scope on the Moxie Freedom Energy project in Northeastern Pennsylvania for Gemma Power Systems. The Freedom project involved the construction of a 1028MW Natural-Gas Fired power plant, which consisted of twin combined-cycle single shaft power blocks. Each power block had gas turbine, […]

15February 15, 2017

Commitment to Safety is Key to a Successful Project

The success of a project requires a highly complex process with a set of detailed tasks that can be very challenging. The more complex and challenging the project is the more value Maxim Crane delivers to the project. Maxim Crane understands the sheer scale of necessary work, and provides innovative solutions and management capabilities that deliver a flawless execution for […]

15February 15, 2017

Maxim Crane Offer 24/7 Turnkey Rental Solutions

The success of any project derives from the operational planning and developing of solutions that meet customers’ demands. In order to attain success, it is essential to understand the sheer scale of necessary work, and continuously provide innovative solutions and management capabilities. Serving customers across the nation, Maxim Crane understands the work and provides 24/7 turnkey rental solutions that achieve […]

15February 15, 2017

Maxim Crane Sets 90,000 Gallon Pressure Vessel

Braskem’s operations prioritize collaborative and close relations with its clients, and strengthening the entire petrochemical chain. Through its commercial offices located in the Americas, Europe and Asia, it serves clients in more than 70 countries. Its growth and international expansion strategy, which is based on innovation, has made Braskem the America’s largest thermoplastic resin producer; the world’s largest biopolymer producer […]