2017

  • 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...