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  • 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...
  • Jun09

    Lifting Gear Hire Sponsors Department of Defense 2017 ‘Warrior Games’

    In 2016, Doctors told former Navy petty officer, Ryan Shannon, he would never run again after suffering a brain injury, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, partial paralysis of his...
  • Jun02

    Lifting Gear Hire Opened First Rental Center in Canada

    Earlier this year, it was announced that Lifting Gear Hire would resume operations in the United Kingdom once again. Now, LGH has opened a new Rental Center in Ontario, Canada, as...
  • May10

    LGH’s Lift & Move Event Proves A Triumphant Success

    Previously a gold sponsor of the last five events, Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) hosted its first ever Lift & Move USA program on May 3, 2017 and received rave reviews from...
  • Apr25

    Lifting Gear Hire to Host a Lift & Move Career Fair in May 2017

    On May 3rd, 2017, Lifting Gear Hire’s 100,000 square foot warehouse and facility in Bridgeview, IL will play host to the triannual crane, specialized transportation, and rigging...
  • Mar09

    Corporate Trainer, Pat Clark, Takes Advanced ITI Course To Promote Continued Education

    Even the most highly skilled trainers in the industry benefit from continued education. Crane & Rigging Hotline’s Top Corporate Trainer of 2015 and Lifting Gear Hire’s...
  • Mar07

    LGH Donates MOD24 Beam To Lift Famous Vietnam War Jet

    For nearly a decade, Janine Sijan has been trying to relocate her brother’s F4-C Phantom from across the Mitchell International Airport, a jet that famously flew during the...
  • Feb28

    LGH To Sponsor NASCAR® Driver, Blake Koch, For The BOYD GAMING 300 Race In Las Vegas

    On Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 4:00PM ET, the NASCAR® BOYD GAMING 300 Xfinity Series Race will be held at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway and Lifting Gear Hire (LGH), lifting...
  • Feb24

    LGH Introduces New 2017 Product Catalog

    Recently, Lifting Gear Hire has released a brand new 2017 product specification catalog which includes all of the new and exciting product lines and company updates that were...
  • Feb02

    LGH Gears Up for ConExpo 2017

    Bridgeview, IL – CONEXPO-CON/AGG is an international event that is held once every three years, centering around construction industries. It will be held at the Las Vegas...
    • Jan12

      LGH Case Study Making Waves in Various Industry Publications

      Last Fall, Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) completed the case study, “Lifting and Replacing a Coal Transfer Conveyor Tube,” which has since been published in various industry...
    • Jan11

      President Tony Fiscelli Reflects On a Challenging 2016

      In honor of a successful and prosperous 2016, President of Lifting Gear Hire, Tony Fiscelli, would like to take a moment to acknowledge the challenges that this year has presented...
    • Nov29

      Goal Reached For Transplant Village!

      On Sunday, November 13th, 2016, Lifting Gear Hire hosted the 3rd annual Cosmic Bowling Fundraiser at the Thunderbowl in Mokena, IL and it was, yet again, a massive success!  ...
    • Nov22

      LGH UK – Back in Business

      Exactly 10 years after Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) sold the UK arm to Speedy Hire, LGH officially resumed operations in the United Kingdom during the Fall of 2016. LGH originally...
  • Nov18

    Rigging Students Praise ITI Course, More Classes to Be Offered at LGH

    For the third occasion, Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) welcomed Industrial Training International (ITI) and a classroom of students to it’s massive rental center in Bridgeview, IL to...
  • Nov18

    LGH Announces National Holiday Schedule for 2016

    Below is our full national holiday schedule for the rest of 2016 including Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years. Look out for partial and full closures for your local rental...
  • Nov01

    Minnesota Rental Center Relocates

    Recently, Lifting Gear Hire has relocated their Minnesota rental center to accommodate more equipment and easier access.   Originally opened on August 2, 2010, the rental...
  • Oct04

    LGH Will Host ITI Course, “Rigging Gear Inspector” at Chicago Facility

    Bridgeview, IL – Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) and Industrial Training International (ITI) are working together again this year to offer the course, “Rigging Gear Inspector –...
  • Oct04

    LGH to Host ITI Course, “Lift Director & Critical Lift Planning” at Chicago Headquarters

    Bridgeview, IL ­– Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) and Industrial Training International (ITI) are joining forces once again to offer prospective students of rigging the chance to train...
  • Sep22

    Come Join LGH for the Transplant Village Benefit Show this Saturday

    Presented by Corsone Entertainment and Monk 9 Productions, the Transplant Village of Northwestern Hospital Benefit Show will provide all attendees a fun-filled evening of live...
  • Sep16

    Case Study: Lifting and Replacing a Coal Transfer Conveyor Tube

    Enerfab, Inc. was hired to complete the lifting and replacing of a conveyor tube for a coal transfer facility using rented Modulift® spreader beams from Lifting Gear Hire.  ...
  • Sep16

    Lifting Gear Hire to Host 3rd Annual ‘Cosmic Bowling’ Fundraiser in November

    Organized and hosted by Lifting Gear Hire, the 3rd annual fundraiser, Cosmic Bowling, is set to occur on Sunday, November 13, 2016, and promises to provide an interstellar evening...
  • Sep08

    Philadelphia Rental Center Relocates

    Instead of expanding the original location to include a neighboring facility, Lifting Gear Hire has decided to relocate our Philadelphia rental center entirely to accommodate our...
  • Sep02

    Case Study – Sliding Condenser Units

    Robins & Morton performed the sliding of two condenser units underneath a steam turbine tabletop using a rented HT Hydra-Slide™ Skidding System from Lifting Gear Hire....
  • Aug24

    US Mod Beam 1000x Added to Rental Fleet

    Lifting Gear Hire recently added a new modular spreader beam capacity from Modulift® to it’s inventory stock: the US Mod Beam 1000x. With this addition, LGH can now offer...
  • Aug23

    Fundamentals of Rigging Engineering Scholarship Awards

    Lifting Gear Hire (RentLGH.com) and Industrial Training International (iti.com) are proud to announce the first recipient of the Fundamentals of Rigging Engineering Scholarship....
  • Aug05

    LGH Adds New Custom Collector Rings to Rental Fleet

    Lifting Gear Hire recently added new rental items to it’s inventory stock including new a brand new item called Collector Rings with a 150 ton rated capacity and a weight of...
  • Aug03

    ITI Scholarship Deadline Extended

    The deadline for the 2016 Fundamentals of Rigging Engineering Scholarship has been extended until August 14th, 2016 to provide additional time for students to sign up.   The...
  • Jul14

    ITI is Offering a Full Scholarship to Rigging Students

    Industrial Training International is currently offering prospective rigging students the opportunity to win the 2016 Fundamentals of Rigging Engineering Scholarship, which will...
  • Jun01

    R. Baker & Son Rents LGH to Lift a T-38 Supersonic Jet

    R. Baker & Son was hired to lift a T-38 Supersonic Jet onto flight deck of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum using rented MODULIFT® MOD24 spreader beams and Lift-All...
  • May31

    Patrick Clark Awarded Top Trainer Honor From Crane & Rigging Hotline

    Bridgeview, IL – May 31, 2016 – During the annual General Assembly of the Association of Crane & Rigging Professionals, Patrick Clark, the National Rental Support Manager...
  • May13

    Gordy Makes Debut Appearance at Thunderbolts Opening Day Game

    Bridgeview, IL – Lifting Gear Hire’s prehistoric mascot, Gordy, made his debut appearance at the opening day game of local baseball team, the Windy City Thunderbolts, on...
  • May12

    3rd Lift & Move USA Event to be held in North Carolina in May

      On May 17, 2016, Buckner Companies will be hosting to the 3rd Lift & Move USA conference at it’s facility in Graham, North Carolina.   Gold Sponsor, Lifting Gear...
  • Apr08

    Come Join LGH at the Petrochemical Engineering & Construction Conference

    Lifting Gear Hire will be exhibiting at the Petrochemical Engineering & Construction Conference & Expo on June 7-8, 2016 in at the New Orleans Convention Center in...
  • Mar29

    Hayes Mechanical Rents LGH to Assist in Duct Replacement Work

    Hayes Mechanical, Inc. of Chicago, IL, was hired to install new ductwork to reverse the flow of gases going through an existing electrostatic precipitator utilizing air chain...
  • Mar15

    LGH Presents “International Competency Assessment Board (I-CAB) Assessment” Live Webinar

    Hosted by Industrial Training International (ITI), the “International Competency Assessment Board (I-CAB) Assessment” is a live webinar presented by Lifting Gear Hire (LGH)...
  • Mar11

    ITI to Showcase Two Webinars in March and April

    Presented by Lifting Gear Hire (LGH), Industrial Training International (ITI) will be hosting two upcoming webinars to further its goal of educating students and seasoned...
  • Mar01

    LGH Launches Co-Marketing Campaign with Hydra-Slide™

    Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) has teamed up with skidding specialists, Hydra-Slide™, for a brand new co-marketing venture named, the “Let it Slide” Sweepstakes.   The prize...
  • Feb22

    ITI, Lifting Gear Hire Partner Once Again To Offer Rigger Training Courses in Chicago

    Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) and Industrial Training International (ITI) are teaming back up once again to offer prospective students and seasoned professionals alike two intensive...
  • Feb15

    2nd Lift & Move USA Draws Larger Crowd from Previous Year

    Hosted by TNT Crane & Rigging of Houston, Texas, the 2nd Lift & Move USA event was held on February 10, 2016 and drew in an extraordinary 650 students, teachers, and...
  • Feb05

    LGH Assists in Moving Chuck Berry’s Iconic ’73 Eldorado

    The Smithsonian Museum‘s recently acquired rock’n’roll legend Chuck Berry’s ’73 red convertible Eldorado Cadillac and Lifting Gear Hire was approached to...
  • Jan27

    LGH to be Featured on Discovery Channel, “Innovations”

    The number one lifting equipment rental company, Lifting Gear Hire, will be featured in a segment on an upcoming episode of the hit television show, Innovations, on the Discovery...
    • Jan15

      LGH Adds Overhaul Balls to Inventory

      Lifting Gear Hire has recently added a new item to its extensive inventory of lifting, rigging, pulling, and jacking equipment – Overhaul Balls. These are heavy steel balls that...
    • Jan11

      Lift and Move into a World of Opportunity

      Considering a profession in the lifting and moving industry? Curious to know what it’s like to operate a crane or drive a truck? Want to one day make $100,000 a year? Here’s...
    • Dec28

      Donating Christmas Cheer to Transplant Village

      On Tuesday, December 22, 2015, the staff of Lifting Gear Hire’s corporate office in Bridgeview, IL held its annual Christmas party which featured an Ugly Christmas Sweater...
    • Dec21

      LGH 2015-2016 Holiday Schedule

      The holidays are quickly approaching, and we would like to inform our customers of our schedule for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.
  • Dec18

    LGH & ITI Training Proves a Success

    On December 7th through December 11th, Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) hosted three Industrial Training International (ITI) courses within its extensive 100,000 square foot rental center:...
  • Dec11

    In the Same Workboat

    Bridgeview, IL – On Tuesday, December 1st, Lifting Gear Hire was present at the annual International WorkBoat Show in New Orleans, Louisiana. The three-day event, which...
  • Nov20

    LGH Adds New AIRFLOAT® Models

    Bridgeview, IL – November 20, 2015 ¬–Lifting Gear Hire has added two rental products from AIRFLOAT®: 4-skate and 6-skate systems to uphold their promise to stock all rental...
  • Nov19

    LGH Founder Releases Autobiography

    Bridgeview, IL – November 19, 2015 – Published under Ladyhill House, “Lifting The World: The Autobiography of an Entrepreneur” is a brand new autobiography by the founder...
  • Nov13

    LGH/ITI Team Up to Offer World Class Training in Chicago

    Bridgeview, IL – November 13, 2015 ­– Want to freshen up your rigging knowledge? Want to be taught by two of the biggest names in the rigging industry? Lifting Gear Hire...
  • Nov06

    Case Study: Heating Up Greektown Casino

    The Project Dee Cramer, a sheetmetal and HVAC contractor in Holly, Michigan, was approached by the owners of Greektown Casino to place a steam boiler on top of their...
  • Nov02

    Congratulations, Pat!

    Bridgeview, IL – November 2, 2015 ­– Lifting Gear Hire’s very own Patrick Clark has been nominated and selected as Crane & Rigging Hotline’s Top Corporate Trainer of...
  • Nov01

    2nd Annual Cosmic Fundraiser a Success!

    Bridgeview – On Sunday, October 18th, 2015, Lifting Gear Hire held the 2nd Annual Cosmic Bowling Fundraiser at the Thunderbowl in Mokena, IL, and it was a success!  ...
  • Oct12

    More Equipment Joins LGH Rental Fleet

    Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) has added new items to its ever expanding product line. These new products include SHB Ultra-Low Headroom Trolley Hoist, and Model AM Chester Hoist.  ...
  • Sep22

    LGH Announces New Sweepstakes with TRACTEL®

    Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) has announced a brand new sweepstakes with leading manufacturer of safety equipment, TRACTEL®, called “Get on Track with TRACTEL®.”   The...
  • Sep21

    LGH Adds Rigging Rollers to Equipment Rental Fleet

    Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) has added several new rigging rollers to its already broad equipment rental fleet. These new rollers include Beam Clamp Rigging Rollers, Beam Clamp...
  • Sep21

    LGH Adds New Material Basket to Equipment Rental Fleet

    Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) has added a brand new product to its already broad catalog – the 4x4x2 Gated Material Basket.   Our 4x4x2 Gated Material Basket have a capacity of...
  • Aug19

    Lifting Gear Hire Contributes to Volunteer Effort

    Pearson Construction was involved in the erection of a 9/11 Memorial in Benton Harbor, MI. The memorial itself contained a piece of steel from the World Trade Center as its focal...
  • Aug17

    LGH Will Host 2nd Annual Cosmic Bowling Fundraiser

    Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) will be hosting the 2nd annual Cosmic Bowling Fundraiser event on October 18th, 2015. The fundraiser will be held at the Thunder Bowl in Mokena, Illinois...
  • Aug10

    Case Study: Rehabilitating the Congress Parkway

    The Project Walsh Construction lifts and lowers 112’ bridge leafs on the Congress Parkway Bascule Bridge with rented air-powered winches, sheave blocks, and telemetry...
  • Jul07

    LGH Brings the Energy at ASME Power & Energy 2015

    Held at the San Diego Convention Center, Lifting Gear Hire showcased its skill and know-how in the field of rental lifting equipment at the 2015 ASME Power & Energy Conference...
  • Jul07

    The Electric Motor Slide Using Hydra-Slide™

    Advantage Industrial Machinery Relocators Incorporated (A I M) was hired to complete the sliding of an electric fan motor, employing the rental and use of the Hydra-Slide™...
  • Jun26

    New Hydra-Slide Video

    LGH Debuts New Video on Hydra-Slide™   In this demonstrational video LGH shines the spotlight on the best skidding system on the market – the Hydra-Slide™ system....
  • May27

    Join LGH at ASME 2015

    On Sunday, June 28 through Thursday, July 2, Lifting Gear Hire will be exhibiting at the ASME Power and Energy 2015 Convention. Located at the San Diego Convention Center, the...
  • May07

    LGH Joins Instagram

    On May 1st, the Lifting Gear Hire marketing team created an official Instagram account for LGH. For those unfamiliar, Instagram is a social media platform where businesses and...
  • May01

    Lift and Move Your Career Path to New Heights

    Seeking a profession in the lifting and moving industry? Want to know what it’s like to operate a crane or drive a truck? Here’s your chance.   Organized and created by...
  • May01

    LGH Helps Our Boys Home

    Lifting Gear Hire assisted BCMC Build by providing quality lifting equipment in their efforts to construct a new home for Veteran Sgt. Tony Feaster and his family in Concord,...
  • Apr29

    LGH President Finalist for EOY

    BRIDGEVIEW IL, April 28, 2015 – EY today announced that President Tony Fiscelli of Lifting Gear Hire is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Award in the...
  • Apr28

    Case Study: Relocating the Watch Box – W.F. Magann Corporation

  • Apr27

    LGH Sails for New Connections

    To obtain new contacts in an emerging market for the company, Lifting Gear Hire attended the WorkBoat Maintenance & Repair Conference and Expo in New Orleans, Louisiana on...
  • Apr27

    Giving Electric Power Technology a Facelift

    Headed by our very own Curt Ward, Rick Arnold, Stacy Cullota, and Jim Siniawski, Lifting Gear Hire helped uplift the face of new electric power technologies and ideas at the 2015...
  • Apr17

    2015 ASME Power & Energy Conference

    June 28-July 2, 2015 Join Lifting Gear Hire at the annual ASME Power & Energy Conference, located at the San Diego Convention Center in California. The ASME Power & Energy...
  • Apr17

    Lifting Gear Hire’s Quick Billing Cycle

    At Lifting Gear Hire we understand the importance of quickly closing out a rental item, which is why we have been honing and refining our billing process for over 10 years. This...
  • Apr15

    “L” is for Lifting

    Lifting Gear Hire provides lifting equipment to Local 597 for their apprenticeship program so the students may learn a hands-on demonstration of how to properly lift or hoist...
  • Apr02

    Case Study: The Transfer Girder Move – Danny’s Construction

  • Mar20

    Commitment to Crane Safety

    Safety is important at any workplace, but at Lifting Gear Hire we take particular care to ensure that all our equipment exceeds safety expectations. Each piece of equipment in our...
  • Mar12

    More Renting, Less Stressing

    Planning a construction operation while keeping accurate cost control is hard enough as it is. Then, you have to factor in the costs of equipment and its subsequent disposal. What...
  • Mar03

    LGH Hires National Account Representative

    Bridgeview, IL – March 3, 2015 ­– Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) is pleased to announce the hiring of our new National Account Representative, Larry Parnacott.   Larry...
  • Jan21

    LGH Announces New Blog – Lifting Equipment

    Keeping you connected to everything…below the hook! LGH announces the launch of a new Lifting Equipment Blog.   With 25 years in the testing, inspection and certification...
    • Jan21

      LGH Announces New Phoenix, AZ Rental Center

      Bridgeview, IL – January 20, 2014 – Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) is pleased to announce the opening of a new rental center in Phoenix, Arizona, making this the nineteenth rental...
    • Jan05

      Get the Gear Sweepstakes

      Enter just once…Up to 52 chances to win! Enter the Get The Gear Sweepstakes to win your copy of the Rigging Handbook, 4th Edition by Jerry Klinke, and also receive an LGH “If...
    • Dec29

      Railroad and Machinery Moving

      Recently, the President and CEO of the Association of American Railroads presented at the RailTrends conference about the impacts on the changing economy on the rail industry....
    • Dec03

      Helping Ships Sail Smoothly!

      There are a variety of issues that can arise from a malfunctioning ship component, including safety concerns, loss of product, loss of profit, delays, and more. Preventative...
  • Dec01

    LGH Offers New Rental Product: Hydra-Slide™

    Bridgeview, IL – December 1, 2014 – Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) announces a new addition to their rental fleet. The HT500 is a jack and slide system, manufactured by the top...
  • Nov20

    LGH 2014-2015 Holiday Schedule

    The holidays are quickly approaching, and we would like to inform our customers of our schedule for the Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year holidays. LGH will have partial and...
  • Nov18

    LGH Lifting Challenge at the International Workboat Show, Booth #2362

    Bridgeview, IL – November 18, 2014 – LGH Lifting Challenge, Booth #2362.LGH will be exhibiting at the International Workboat Show from December 3-5, 2014 at booth # 2362. At...
  • Nov17

    LGH Receives AWRF Safety Award

    Bridgeview, IL – November 17, 2014 – Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) is honored to announce that we were selected to receive the 2013 Associated Wire Rope Fabricators (AWRF) Silver...
  • Nov10

    LGH Releases Hydraulic Cylinder Video

    Bridgeview, IL – November 10, 2014 – Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) recently launched a new product video. The video is now available on the Lifting Gear Hire Video Library. The...
  • Nov04

    The Future of Coal

    We attended the Lignite Energy Council annual meeting in October and it got us at Lifting Gear Hire thinking about the importance coal plays in our everyday lives. A recent report...
  • Nov03

    We Came. We Saw. We Went Cosmic!

    Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) is pleased to announce that our 1st annual fundraiser in support of Transplant Village was quite a success. The cosmic themed event was held on October 12,...
  • Oct27

    7 Steps to Determine Whether to Buy or Rent

    Lifting Gear Hire commissioned Pennwell Marketing Solutions, a private third party marketing firm, to research and compile a report regarding the benefits of buying heavy lifting...
  • Oct22

    LGH Open House…A Success!

    LGH hosted an open house in celebration of the new Burgettstown, PA rental center, and it was a success.   LGH customers enjoyed the lunch-time event by talking with...
  • Oct20

    The State of American Shipbuilding

    Recently, the Shipbuilders Council of America presented a positive report of the American shipbuilding industry to the House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime...
  • Oct16

    LGH Releases Video: Ease of Gantry Assembly

    Bridgeview, IL – October 16, 2014 – Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) recently launched a new product demonstration video. The video is now available on the Lifting Gear Hire Video...
  • Oct16

    Lifting Gear Hire Donates Mod Beam to BCMC

    Lifting Gear Hire was honored to donate a modular spreader beam to assist Building Community Making Connections and Operation Finally Home in their successful efforts in the...
  • Oct16

    LGH & Midwest Crane / Rigger Competition

    LGH sponsored the Midwest Regional Crane Operator and Rigger Skills Competition led by North Dakota Crane Certification. The Midwest Regional Crane Operator & Rigger Skills...
  • Oct09

    LGH PA Rental Center – Open House!

    We are please to announce that Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) will be hosting an open house to celebrate the opening of our new Burgettstown, PA rental center. The event will take place...
  • Oct09

    Hoisting Safety and Certification

    This year the World Crane and Transport Summit will focus on the importance of crane safety and since we at Lifting Gear Hire focus heavily on safety we wanted to talk about our...
  • Sep29

    LGH Releases Modular Spreader Beam Webinar

    Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) and Industrial Training International (ITI) present Innovation and Complex Lifting Solutions with Modular Spreader Beams webinar with BMWC Constructors and...
  • Sep26

    Benefits of Renting Construction Equipment

    There are a multitude of benefits when it comes to renting equipment which is why we’re not surprised to read in a For Construction Pros article that rental companies serving...
  • Sep24

    LGH Rental Center Open in Carlstadt, NJ

    Bridgeview, IL – September 24, 2014 ­– Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) is pleased to announce that we have opened a new rental center in Carlstadt, NJ. This new rental center is...
  • Sep23

    Keeping Down-Time…Down

    When a refinery is shut down, whether for scheduled maintenance or due to an unexpected event, it can be expensive. Not only does down-time cost money due to lost production but...
  • Sep22

    LGH Releases New Builder’s Hoist Video

    Bridgeview, IL – September 22, 2014 ¬– Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) recently launched a new product demonstration video. The video is now available on the LGH YouTube page,...
  • Sep04

    LGH Opens New Jersey Warehouse

    Lifting Gear Hire recently opened it’s 18th warehouse in Carlstadt, NJ. This new warehouse will provide faster equipment rental turn-around times for our customers in and...
  • Sep02

    We’re Going Cosmic for Transplant Village

    Join Us for Cosmic Bowling…It Will Be Out of This World! Lifting Gear Hire has partnered with Transplant Village as our Corporate Charity in an effort to help raise funds and...
  • Aug26

    Electric Chain Hoist Troubleshooting Video

    Bridgeview, IL – August 26, 2014 ­– Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) recently launched a new product demonstration video. The video is now available on the LGH YouTube page,...
  • Jul31

    LGH Adds New Rental Representatives

    Bridgeview, IL – July 29, 2014 ¬– Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) recently hired Jason Rios as a new Rental Representative for the New York Metro Area market and Jim Meyer for the...
  • Jul31

    How to Properly Use a Minifor

    The Minifor is a lightweight and portable electric cable hoist. In this video Patrick Clark explains how to properly use the Minifor and the electrical needs for this hoist. Watch...
  • Jul31

    Troubleshooting a GRIPHOIST®

    Although the GRIPHOIST®, aka the TIRFOR®, is one of the most reliable pieces of equipment, on-site maintenance is sometimes required. LGH wants to make sure you are equipped...
  • Jul31

    Lifting Gear Hire Shop Tour Video

    Imagine, what you could accomplish if you had access to this vast inventory of lifting equipment. How much more successful could you become? Our warehouses can be your inventory....
  • Jul31

    Lifting Gear Hire would like to introduce Mr. Jason Rios.

    Lifting Gear Hire would like to introduce Mr. Jason Rios. Jason is LGH’s new New York Metro Area Rental Representative.   Jason comes to LGH with over 15 years of sales...
  • Jul31

    Lifting Gear Hire would like to introduce Mr. Dan Gomez

    \Lifting Gear Hire would like to introduce Mr. Dan Gomez. Dan is LGH’s new Florida Rental Representative.   Dan has been with LGH since 2008. He started with working in...
  • Jul31

    Renting Equipment for the HVAC Industry

    We’ve already talked about some of the general benefits of renting equipment for companies but we wanted to take a moment to talk about the renting equipment for the HVAC...
  • Jul24

    Construction Industry See Growth in Nonresidential Buildings

    Reed Construction Data forecasts that nonresidential building construction is expected to grow 8.4% in 2015. After five straight months of decline the nonresidential building...
  • Jul24

    Prepare for an Increase in Material Handling Equipment

    Over the past few months the US economy has continued to expand and manufacturers are benefiting from an increase in orders. According to a new forecast from the Material Handling...
  • Jun30

    Free Up Working Capital

    Small businesses face a variety of challenges and one of them can be whether to rent or buy lifting equipment. At Lifting Gear Hire we believe renting equipment provides a host of...
  • Jun30

    Putting Your Safety First

    At Lifting Gear Hire we make safety our first priority and wanted to celebrate National Safety Month by sharing our rigorous safety standards. Our first step to ensure safety is...
  • Jun20

    LGH’s Pittsburgh, PA Warehouse Relocates

    Bridgeview, IL – June 18, 2014 ­– Lifting Gear Hire’s (LGH) Pittsburgh, PA warehouse has relocated to a new facility. The new warehouse, located at 11 Waller Way,...
  • Jun05

    Peoria Park District Pedestrian Bridge

    The Project Clausen Structures was challenged to perform the setting of (2) 210’ x 14’8” pedestrian bridge spans, each weighing about 160,000lbs, in Peoria, IL over...
  • May29

    Come-A-Long Safety Tips

    To ensure come-a-long safety, please follow these guidelines: For material applications only Inspect hoist before each use Ensure chain is not twisted Do not exceed the WLL No...
  • May21

    Lifting Gear Hire & Transplant Village

    LGH Becomes Transplant Village Corporate Sponsor Bridgeview, IL – May 15, 2014 ­– Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) is pleased to announce our charitable partnership with Transplant...
  • May05

    Refinery Cooling Tower Replacement

    LGH and BMWC Constructors, Inc. / Refinery Cooling Tower Unit Section The Project BMWC Constructors, Inc. (BMWC) was challenged to perform the setting of (2) 15’ x 52’ cooling...
  • Apr09

    LGH Has Corner Mod 50 Units Available for Rent

    Bridgeview, IL — April 9, 2014 ¬— Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) has CMOD 50 corner units available for immediate rental. CMOD50 are the corner units for mod 50 spreader beams to...
    • Feb20

      LGH Release Troubleshooting Video for Electric Winches

      Bridgeview, IL — February 19, 2013 ¬— Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) recently launched a new product demonstration video. The video is now available on the LGH YouTube page,...
    • Jan20

      LGH Helps BCMC and Operation Finally Home

      Bridgeview, IL — January 21, 2014 ¬— Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) recently donated a Modular 24 Spreader Beam with top rigging to help the Building Community Making Connections...
    • Dec18

      LGH Opens Bridgeview Office Expansion

      Bridgeview, IL — December 16, 2013 ¬— Lifting Gear Hire Corporation (LGH) is pleased to announce the opening of its 5,500 square foot office addition. This two story office...
    • Oct28

      LGH Adds a Layer of Management

      Bridgeview, IL — October 17, 2013 – Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) recently promoted four of our warehouse foreman to regional foreman. The four promoted were Tim Cogley, Mark...
  • Aug15

    LGH Adds a New Rental Representative

    Bridgeview, IL — August 15, 2013 – Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) recently hired Bryen Birkholz as a new Rental Representative for the North Dakota market.   Bryen comes to...
  • Jul18

    LGH Launches Polyester Round Sling Video

    Bridgeview, IL — July 17, 2013 – Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) recently launched a new product demonstration video. The video is now available on the LGH YouTube page, click...
  • Jun20

    LGH’s Nashville, TN Warehouse Relocates

    Bridgeview, IL — June 19, 2013 – Lifting Gear Hire Corporation’s (LGH) Nashville, TN warehouse has relocated to a new facility. The new warehouse, located at 1887 Elm...
  • May15

    LGH Launches Roust-A-Bout Video

    Bridgeview, IL — May 15, 2013 — Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) recently launched a new product demonstration video. The video is available on the LGH YouTube page, click here. This...
  • Apr24

    LGH Adds 35th Rental Representative

    Bridgeview, IL – April 24, 2013 – Lifting Gear Hire Corporation (LGH) recently hired Gary King as a new Rental Representative for the North Carolina market. Current...
  • Apr16

    LGH Website Goes Mobile

    Bridgeview, IL — April 10, 2013 – Lifting Gear Hire Corporation (LGH) has implemented a mobile version of their website. Now, those visiting www.RentLGH.com from a...
  • Mar25

    LGH to Speak at CRC/ICHC Conference

    Bridgeview, IL — March 21, 2013 – Lifting Gear Hire Corporation (LGH) will be having National Sales Manager, Patrick Clark speak at that the CRC/ICHC Conference in...
    • Feb18

      Now Available: Air Skate Systems

      Bridgeview, IL — February 14, 2013 – Lifting Gear Hire Corporation (LGH) has air skate systems available for immediate rental.   Air skates move heavy loads on a thin...
    • Jan21

      LGH Opens a New Warehouse in Tucker, GA

      Bridgeview, IL — January 16, 2013 – Lifting Gear Hire Corporation (LGH) is pleased to announce the opening of a new warehouse in Tucker, GA. This is the sixteenth...
    • Dec17

      LGH Helps Habitat for Humanity

      Bridgeview, IL — December 12, 2012 – Lifting Gear Hire Corporation (LGH) recently donated a Modular 24 Spreader Beam with top rigging to help the New Orleans Area Habitat...
    • Nov15

      LGH Moves a Railroad

      Bridgeview, IL — November 15, 2012 – Lifting Gear Hire Corporation (LGH) assisted in a job that required moving a 25’ x 50’, 28,000 lb. model railroad from Farmington,...
  • Oct24

    LGH Expands Southeast Region

    Bridgeview, IL — October 24, 2012 – Lifting Gear Hire Corporation (LGH) is expanding in the Southeast Region of the United States. In the last two years, LGH has opened a...
  • Sep19

    LGH’s St. Louis, MO Warehouse Relocates

    Bridgeview, IL – September 19, 2012 – Lifting Gear Hire Corporation’s (LGH) St. Louis, MO warehouse has relocated to a new facility. The new warehouse, located at...
  • Aug29

    New LGH Warehouse Opens in Columbus, OH

    Bridgeview, IL — August 29, 2012 – Lifting Gear Hire Corporation (LGH) is pleased to announce the opening of a new warehouse in Columbus, OH. This is the fifteenth...
  • Jul16

    New LGH Warehouse Opens in North Carolina

    Bridgeview, IL – July 16, 2012 – Lifting Gear Hire Corporation (LGH) is pleased to announce the opening of a new warehouse in Charlotte, NC. This is the fourteenth...
  • Jun14

    Rent a Cantilever Man Basket

    Bridgeview, IL – June 14, 2012 – The Cantilever Man Basket is now available for rent at Lifting Gear Hire Corporation (LGH). The Cantilever Man Basket offers a wide...
  • May16

    Local 597 Chicago Pipefitters Union Partners with LGH

    Bridgeview, IL – May 16, 2012 – The Local 597 Pipefitters Union training facility in Chicago and Lifting Gear Hire Corp. (LGH) have a formed new partnership. The...
  • Apr19

    Tangye Hydraulic Toe Jacks Added to LGH Product Line

    Bridgeview, IL — April 18, 2012 – Tangye Hydraulic Toe Jacks are now available for rent at Lifting Gear Hire Corporation. The Hydraulic Toe Jacks are composed of high...
  • Mar22

    Don’t Miss LGH on the “Today in America” TV Show

    Bridgeview, IL — March 22, 2012 – Lifting Gear Hire Corporation was chosen to participate in an episode of the “Today in America” television show. The television show...