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continued from previous page       ALL Crane Sells First              upgraded componentry. Its advanced
         Technical User Guide, a second version  Kobelco Crane Under New       telematics come standard, with de-
         of which will follow in Q1 2018; associ-  Dealer Agreement            tailed daily usage reports that make
         ate member status with LEEA, due for   Kelley Steel takes delivery of 80-  planned maintenance a breeze. It has
         upgrade to full membership early next   USt CK800G-2 crawler          an all-new engine that complies with
         year; and accreditation by SafeHire, a   The ALL Family of Companies has   EPA Tier IV final standards. The auto
         trade association with a specific focus   made its inaugural sale as an authorized   start/stop  feature  can  save  up  to  30
         on the plant and tool hire sector.  Kobelco dealer. Kelley Steel Erectors pur-  percent  on  fuel  consumption,  plus  it
           Naylor said: “We can attribute much   chased a  Kobelco CK800G-2  crawler   offers different counterweight configu-
         of our achievements this year to the de-  crane from ALL and took delivery of the   rations, and the counterweights can
         termination of our staff to ensure this   machine during a Dec. 21 key ceremony   be shipped completely flat.”
         new venture is a success. It is also testa-  at the ALL Crane yard in Cleveland. The   Gold added, “I give our owner Mike
         ment to the strength of the LGH brand   sale of the new Kobelco unit was one of   Kelley a lot of credit for making the in-
         in the UK, Europe and North America.   several on which the two companies plan   vestment in this versatile machine.”
         We already have over 200 active cus-  to collaborate.                   Under the leadership of the founder’s
         tomers and are working on some of the   Cleveland  (Ohio)-based  Kelley  son,  Michael  J. Kelley,  Kelley  Steel
         UK’s  largest,  most  high  profile  infra-  Steel  Erectors,  which  will  celebrate   has become a recognized leader in the
         structure and construction projects.”  60 years in business in 2018, serves   construction industry, providing turn-
           LGH’s UK operation has invested ap-  customers throughout Ohio, Pennsyl-  key industrial and commercial con-
         proximately £3 million in equipment   vania,  and  Florida,  primarily  in  the   struction services for the steel, power,
         from the industry’s leading suppliers of   erection of structural steel framing   manufacturing, chemical, mining, and
         lifting and rigging gear, all of which is   for major construction projects and   environmental industries.
         covered in the aforementioned Technical   the rental of cranes through its Kel-  Gold also cites the value-add of buy-
         User Guide. Launched in April this year,   ley Equipment Company of Clearwa-  ing from ALL Crane. “We chose to
         the Technical User guide is available in   ter, Florida.  The Kobelco CK800G-2   purchase from ALL Crane because we
         both hard copy and digital formats; the   will remain in the Cleveland market   were looking for a dealer who could
         latter is downloadable from the website.  for work on a full slate of local proj-  service our account, who has access to
           Naylor concluded: “Our trusted and   ects scheduled into the new year.  the parts we need, and offers 24-hour
         handpicked partners are innovative,   The 80-USt capacity  model  hits a   service. ALL, also being in the rental
         market-leading manufacturers,  which   sweet spot in  steel erection  and gen-  business, understands that when you
         provide the safest and most reliable   eral construction, providing efficiencies   need something, you need it now. You
         products. If a supplier meets our high   from delivery to assembly to operation.   can’t wait two or three days for parts
         standards it’s a sure sign that our cus-  The main boom ranges from 50 to 200   to fix your crane.”
         tomers will  only  be working  with  the   feet, with 30 to 60 feet of jib.  In a noteworthy parallel, ALL Crane
         best equipment. Our chosen suppliers   Dan Gold, CEO of Kelley Steel,   opened for business just five years after
         allow us to guarantee customers safe-  said the company has had its eye on   Kelley  Steel.  “In  a  way,  the  two  com-
         ty, certainty and great service—the   the CK800G-2 for some time. “It is a   panies  have  grown  up  together,”  said
         three pillars upon which LGH is built.”  next-level machine with completely   Gold.  “That makes  this  transaction
                                                                               even more special.”
                                                                                 In July, the ALL Family of Compa-
                                                                               nies  became an  authorized  dealer for
                                                                               Kobelco Construction Machinery USA
                                                                               for the exclusive territory of Ohio, West
                                                                               Virginia, and Western  Pennsylvania,
                                                                               including Pittsburgh. At the time, the
                                                                               company cited Kobelco’s global leader-
                                                                               ship and respect for the territories of
                                                                               its dealer network.
                                                                               Ranger Lifting to Open
                                                                               Melbourne Facility
                                                                                 New South Wales-headquartered
                                                                               Ranger Lifting will open a new facility
                                                                               in Melbourne, Victoria to meet ongoing
                                                                               demand for  its products and services,
                                                                               principally from the city’s thriving con-
                                                                               struction sector.
                                                                                 The lifting and rigging equipment
                                                                               supplier will open the new site on the
                                                                               18th of the month in Kensington, stra-
                                                                               tegically located a few miles northwest
                                                                               of the central business district. Industry
                                                                               veteran Ian Jongen has joined the com-
                                                                               pany in the role of state manager Victo-
         Pictured (left to right): Daniel H. Gold, Chief Executive Officer, Kelley Steel Erectors, Inc.;   ria and will head-up the new operation.
         Michael LiPuma, Sales, ALL Erection & Crane Rental, Inc.; Blake Nommensen, Western Regional
         Sales Manager, Kobelco North America.                                   Ashley Thacker, General Manager at
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