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Genie™ SX-180 Boom is Capital Idea for Contractor Erecting Ferris Wheel

Cianbro Construction prides itself on handling projects that are a bit out of the ordinary. In the past, the company has done everything from construction of floating offshore wind turbines, to installation of 230 miles of electrical transmission lines, to the replacement of thrusters on a massive oil drilling ship. So it should come as no surprise that, when the search…

Wind Power is Booming in Michigan

For Tim Matthews, it would seem that “good enough” is never good enough. The site supervisor (maintenance group) for Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems is continually looking for ways to increase efficiency in his turbine maintenance and repair operation. On a recent project to retrofit 50 Upper Michigan towers with lightning-deterrent tips, Vestas crews utilized four new self-propelled Genie® SX-180…