2015

  • 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...
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