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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

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

Featured All Terrain Terex Cranes

Posted by Craig Welch on Aug 14, 2015 3:12:00 PM

Terex Corporation is an American manufacturer of a broad range of heavy equipment for a variety of industries. Terex operates 50 manufacturing facilities around the world and is growing, having recently agreed to a merger with Konecranes PLC, an industrial-crane maker based in Finland. The new company, Konecranes Terex PLC, is expected to debut in the first half of 2016. 

Bigge is proud to offer the full range of Terex cranes for sale and rental. One example is the All Terrain Crane. Considered to be a hybrid between a Truck Crane and a Rough Terrain Crane, the All Terrain Crane is highly configurable, making it an excellent option for job sites that have picks requiring different capacities, lift ranges, and lift angles. All Terrain Cranes are mobile, able to travel on public roads and on rough terrain job sites. All Terrain Cranes are especially useful in tight quarters.

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Topics: Terex, All Terrain Cranes

Featured Hydraulic Truck Terex Cranes

Posted by Craig Welch on Jul 2, 2015 6:12:00 AM

Terex Corporation is an American manufacturer of a broad range of heavy equipment for a variety of industries. Founded in 1925 their major business segments include construction cranes, materials processing and mining, roadbuilding and utility products, and aerial work platform. Terex operates 50 manufacturing facilities around the world.

Bigge is proud to offer the full range of Terex cranes for sale and rental. One example, the Hydraulic Truck Crane, is a hybrid of a truck and a crane. The crane is mounted on a truck carrier, providing excellent mobility. The lower (the carrier) and upper (lifting component) are forged together through a turntable, allowing the crane to swing from one side to another. Usually, Hydraulic Truck Cranes can travel on highways, allowing for easy transport. 

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Topics: Terex, Hydraulic Truck Cranes

Featured Rough Terrain Terex Cranes

Posted by Craig Welch on Jun 10, 2015 3:05:00 PM

Terex Corporation is an American manufacturer of a broad range of heavy equipment for a variety of industries. Founded in 1925 their major business segments include aerial work platforms, materials processing and mining, construction cranes, and road building and utility products. Terex operates 50 manufacturing facilities around the world.

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Topics: Terex, Rough Terrain Cranes