Equipment & Technology


Air Burners BioCharger portable waste-to-energy system

Air Burners Inc.’s new air-curtain burner is designed as an environmentally friendly, closed-looped system for managing vegetative waste and powering electric machinery fully off-grid. Launched in collaboration with Rolls-Royce and Volvo Construction Equipment, the BioCharger functions in three steps. First, it eliminates waste using air-curtain technology to minimize harmful particulate matter entering the atmosphere. Then, […]

Tracked lift PB-18.95

Tracked Lifts model 18.95 compact lift

Building on the success of its 60-foot arborist compact lift, the model 18.90, Tracked Lifts has introduced valuable enhancements to its new model 18.95, similar to those of its model 27.14. With increased basket capacity and a slightly extended outreach, the 18.95 is designed to provide more control and flexibility to navigate complex work sites. […]

Alvero Lopez under the Kask Zenith Air X Combo.

Kask Primero Air and Zenith X Air Combo Hard Hats

I was on the job site in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts, with a crane crew from Mayer Tree Service Inc., to catch their first impressions of two Kask (trademarked KASK) hard hats. Mayer Tree Service is a 32-year TCIA member company based in Essex, Mass. The Kask Zenith X Air Combo was packaged fully assembled with mesh […]

Cranes 101’s portal is designed to enable companies to easily track and access equipment-inspection data

Cranes 101’s Digital Equipment Inspection Portal

Jay Sturm, founder and president of Cranes 101, has been performing equipment inspections for more than 20 years. He wanted to find a way to make them easier to perform. While serving as an expert witness in court cases involving job-site accidents, he noticed two main problems kept recurring: Training and equipment inspections were lacking, […]

customer relationship management

Technology Is Changing the Face of Tree Care

In about a generation, it is possible that running a tree care business may be unrecognizable compared to what it is today. As quickly as computer technology is changing the American business landscape, tree care veterans now in their 50s and 60s are unlikely to see profound changes before they retire. On the flip side, […]

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