Current News

  • Nov15

    2017-2018 LGH Holiday Schedule

    If you have further questions about the LGH holiday schedule, please call (800) 878-7305, or email us at
  • Sep25

    LGH Acquires JDN’s UK Hire (Rental) Division

    Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) has acquired the Aberdeen-based hire division of JD Neuhaus (JDN) Ltd., a manufacturer of hoists and crane systems for extreme environments. JDN,...
  • Sep20

    Compression Load Cells Monitor Weight of Stories Above

    Eight 150-ton capacity Straightpoint compression load cells, were integral to the transformation project at Washington University’s Olin Library in St. Louis.   The project...
  • Sep20

    Lending Help to Helping Hands

    Hurricane Harvey devastated the Gulf Coast on its way inland to Houston on August 25th, leaving a wake of destruction and flooding behind it. Analysts have listed this as the...
  • Sep07

    Perfect Partnership in Aerial Construction

    Perfect Partnerships in Aerial Construction Lead to Performance at the Canadian International Air Show (CIAS) Four Seasons Aviation Ltd., Sprint Mechanical Inc., and Lifting Gear...
  • Aug25

    LGH Equipment Rental Centers Closed on Labor Day

    All Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) Rental Centers will be CLOSED on September 4, 2017.    LGH wishes you a safe and happy Labor Day!
  • Jun30

    LGH Holiday Hours for 4th of July

    Rental Center Holiday Hours of Operation: July 3, 2017: Chicago: 7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | All Others: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. July 4, 2017: All Others: CLOSED | Toronto:...
  • Jun22

    Case Study: Bayonne Bridge Approaches Project

    GCCOM Construction Company Inc. was charged with the task of dismantling the Bayonne Bridge Approaches with the help of rental equipment specialists, Lifting Gear Hire.   The...