What you need to know about boom truck operator certification

Safety first! That’s one of Elliott’s core values and we hope it’s one of yours too. In the hands of a trained operator, a crane is an extremely efficient way to lift and place heavy objects. But with an untrained operator, the same crane could cause property and physical damage. The Occupational Safety and Health…

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Reasons to upgrade your used sign truck

You’ve had your current Elliott Equipment Company sign truck for a long time. It’s been a faithful workhorse and has done its job helping you work safely and efficiently in the sign & lighting industry. It shows up for work daily and stays on the job until the day is done. Is now the time…

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Customized for Success and Efficiency

Customization is efficiency and marketing gold. Purchasing a turnkey solution that is built for you, just as you need it to get to the job site and finish the job as quickly and efficiently as possible is hands-down the way to go. Being able to fully customize your HiReach or BoomTruck to not only streamline…

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Using the 1881TM BoomTruck as a truss crane

Success in the construction industry depends on the ability to adapt to change and streamline operations, like changing materials and processes or offering entirely new services that are essential to customer satisfaction. For truss manufacturers who have extended services to include delivery and installation of their products on job sites, it’s a win-win. Truss manufacturers…

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Why aerial work platform inspections matter

  Aerial work platform inspections might not be exciting, but these routine tasks collect critical information that helps operators, mechanics and fleet managers keep equipment in service and ensure jobs are completed safely. Daily, weekly, monthly and annual inspections act together to ensure all components of an aerial work platform are in working order while…

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Mobile crane safety: Setting up for a successful lift

When it comes to safely operating a truck-mounted material-handling aerial work platform or crane, the importance of being knowledgeable about the equipment and properly planning a job cannot be understated. Simple mobile crane safety best practices can go a long way toward avoiding accidents that result from a deficiency in one of the above areas.…

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Success in mining with Elliott HiReach lifts

Mining is usually focused downward, but getting workers and equipment off the ground can be as critical as any subsurface work when it comes to safety and success in mining. Elliott Equipment Company HiReach aerial lifts are robustly built and designed to withstand the rigors of a mining environment. The lifts feature an operator-friendly “point…

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Telescopic Boom Truck Advantages vs. Knuckle Boom Cranes

Telescopic truck-mounted cranes, also known as boom trucks, are used to lift materials by use of a hydraulic winch and by raising and lowering the boom. Operation is simple enough: rotate, extend, and raise and lower as necessary. With the entry of knuckle boom cranes to the North American market, and their popularity in foreign…

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Keep an eye on these four bucket truck shortfalls

Bucket trucks are one of the most common pieces of machinery for positioning people for aerial work. Like any truck-mounted piece of machinery, they represent serious investments for the companies that purchase them. But in a huge range of industries—from sign and lighting to utility and electrical contractors, mining, transportation, oil and gas and rail—working…

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What to look for in a material handling aerial work platform manufacturer

Our experience designing and manufacturing material-handling aerial work platforms informs every feature that goes into the equipment we produce. Here’s what you should look for.

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