Bigge Blog

Bigge is a First Responder During Oroville Dam Crisis

Posted by Esperanza Navarro on Mar 23, 2017 10:00:00 AM

After the evacuations at Oroville Dam,  Bigge Crane and Rigging Co. was a first responder to this state of emergency in Northern California. Bigge rented out and delivered a Liebherr LR1300 crawler crane to Oroville within 48 hours. A total of 12 trailers were transported with the help of local police escorts and the LR1300 was assembled on-site.

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Topics: Bigge Blog, Heavy Equipment, Liebherr, Bigge News, Cranes, Crane Rentals

Bigge Becomes Owner of Over 100 Kobelco Cranes at ConExpo-Con/Agg

Posted by Esperanza Navarro on Mar 14, 2017 10:00:00 AM

On March 9, 2017 at ConExpo-Con/Agg, the Bigge and Kobelco leadership teams met to finalize the purchase of 14 new Kobelco cranes and to celebrate a unique crane industry occasion- Bigge’s  successful acquisition of over 100 Kobelco’s since the founding of their business relationship in 2007. The Kobelcos purchased during this occasion included models CK1600G-II, CK1100G-II and the CK2750G-II

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Topics: Company News, Bigge Blog, Heavy Equipment, Leadership, Bigge News, ConExpo, Cranes

Liebherr Celebrates Long Time Customer, Bigge, at ConExpo-Con/Agg

Posted by Esperanza Navarro on Mar 10, 2017 2:00:00 PM

This year at ConExpo-Con/Agg, Liebherr and Bigge Crane and Rigging's leadership gathered during an equipment hand off ceremony to celebrate their long-time partnership and collaborative work in designing cranes. Bigge Crane and Rigging Co. has purchased over 100 pieces of Liebherr equipment since their relationship began back in 1996. 

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Topics: Company News, Bigge Blog, Heavy Equipment, Leadership, Bigge News, ConExpo

Bigge Celebrates Alimak Milestone at ConExpo-Con/Agg

Posted by Esperanza Navarro on Mar 10, 2017 12:00:00 PM

During the week of ConExpo-Con/Agg, Bigge Crane and Rigging Co. and Alimak Hek celebrated their long-time partnership and continued business growth.  As of ConExpo 2017 Bigge now officially owns over 200 hoists in its construction elevator rental fleet. 

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Topics: Company News, Bigge Blog, Heavy Equipment, Leadership, Bigge News, ConExpo

Bigge Purchases a Big Volume of Terex Cranes at ConExpo-Con/Agg

Posted by Esperanza Navarro on Mar 10, 2017 11:00:00 AM

On Wednesday, March 9,2017, Terex and Bigge Crane and Rigging Co. celebrated the acquisition of 33 new Terex cranes for the year.  The purchase of these cranes includes rough terrain cranes and Terex Demags. This acquisition marks one of many milestones in the Terex and Bigge relationship. Bigge and Terex have been partners for over four generations and have worked together in the design, production, and evolution of today’s modern American crane.

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Topics: Company News, Bigge Blog, Heavy Equipment, Rough Terrain Cranes, Leadership, Bigge News, ConExpo, Cranes

Bigge Purchases Manitowoc MLC650 and Potain MDT219 at ConExpo-Con/Agg

Posted by Esperanza Navarro on Mar 9, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Leadership from Manitowoc and Potain at this year’s ConExpoCon-Agg exhibition recognized Bigge Crane for its continuous support and harmonious partnership over the last several years. During this ceremony, Bigge Crane and Rigging Co. announced that they had made their third Manitowoc MLC650 purchase. In addition, Bigge also acquired its 15th city class Potain tower crane, the MDT219.  These two machines can be seen at the Manitowoc display at ConExpo-Con/Agg till Saturday March 11,2017.

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Topics: Company News, Bigge Blog, Heavy Equipment, Leadership, Tower Cranes, Bigge News, ConExpo, Cranes

Bigge Buys a Dozen New Tadanos at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2017

Posted by Adam Jalfon on Mar 8, 2017 9:00:00 AM

On March 7,2017 at ConExpo-Con/Agg, Bigge purchased 12 new Tadano GR-1200XL Rough Terrain cranes. During a “key ceremony” hosted by Tadano, Bigge took ownership of these 120 US ton capacity cranes. The Tadano GR-1200XL was designed with industrial energy sites in mind.

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Topics: Bigge Blog, ConExpo, Cranes

Visit Bigge's Featured Equipment at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2017

Posted by Esperanza Navarro on Mar 7, 2017 9:00:00 AM

ConExpo-Con Agg is the biggest manufacturer machinery trade show in North America. Per tradition, Bigge has sent over 40 of it’s leading crane, rigging, and specialized transport experts to meet with ConExpo attendees and speak to them about the latest and greatest in cranes and  crane technology. This year, 2017, Bigge will be featuring over 15 pieces of equipment in various manufacturer booths at the Gold Lot.  Exhibit attendees will be able to get up close and personal with cranes like the Manitowoc MLC650, the Liebherr 1300SX, the Potain MDT219, the Terex RT100, the Grove GRT8100 and many more.

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Topics: Bigge Blog, Terex, Rough Terrain Cranes, Tower Cranes, Tadano, Liebherr, Manitowoc, Bigge News, ConExpo, Cranes

Bigge Representatives to Attend ConExpo-Con/Agg 2017

Posted by Esperanza Navarro on Mar 2, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Bigge Crane and Rigging Co. is sending over 40 of it’s leading crane, rigging and special projects experts to ConExpo-Con/Agg this March 2017. The representatives cover a wide range of niches from heavy lift equipment to heavy lift engineered transport, and will be meeting attendees at the show. Representatives will  be found at booths of several leading manufacturers in the Gold Lot located between Elvis Presley and Paradise Boulevards.

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Topics: Bigge Blog, ConExpo, Cranes

CONEXPO-CON/AGG A BIGGE TRADITION SINCE 1928

Posted by Esperanza Navarro on Mar 1, 2017 10:00:00 AM

 

The beginning of the 20th century was full of discoveries and innovation in the industrial, structural, and heavy machinery markets. During this time, the US population expanded in cities such as San Francisco, New York, and Chicago. With the completion of the Empire State Building and the Golden Gate Bridge in the 1930’s, the growth of the construction industry aided in the inauguration of the first machinery trade show known as The Roadshow in 1909 (Marlys Arnold, Visionaries Paved the Way for CONEXPO-CON/AGG a Century Ago Read more). Today’s ConExpo-Con/Agg represents the metamorphosis of over 100 years of machinery roadshows exhibiting the latest and greatest construction machinery and technology in the world.

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Topics: Bigge Blog, Heavy Equipment, Terex, Hydraulic Truck Cranes, All Terrain Cranes, Leadership, Tower Cranes, ConExpo, Cranes, Bigge History