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Sterling Crane is a Marmon Crane Services/Berkshire Hathaway company. Marmon Crane Services is a business sector within The Marmon Group, an international association of more than 125 autonomous manufacturing and service businesses with collective revenues of approximately US $7 billion. Berkshire Hathaway and its subsidiaries engage in a number of diverse business activities including property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, utilities and energy, finance, manufacturing, retailing and services. Common stock of Berkshire Hathaway is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, trading symbols BRK.A and BRK.B.

Other members include such companies as Procrane Sales Inc., Astha Sterling Crane Private Limited, Freo Group Pty Ltd, Procor Limited, Enersul, Marmon-Keystone, and Ecodyne Limited.

With its Head Office in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Sterling has permanent branch operations in twenty-four locations throughout Canada and the U.S.A.; Regina and Saskatoon in Saskatchewan; Calgary, Red Deer, Edmonton, Fort Saskatchewan, Grande Prairie and Fort McMurray in Alberta; Prince George, Kamloops, Fort St. John and Vancouver in B.C.; Hamilton, Sault Ste. Marie and Sarnia in Ontario; Winnipeg in Manitoba; Fort Collins and Grand Junction in Colorado; Elko in Nevada; Williston in North Dakota; Farmington in New Mexico; Baytown, Jourdanton and Midland in Texas.

Marmon Crane Services, Inc. also has permanent branch operations in sixteen locations in India and Australia; Hyderbad, Andhra Pradesh India; Nellore, Andhra Pradesh India; George Town, Chennai India; Kwinana, WA; Welshpool, WA; Karratha, WA; Port Hedland, WA; Newman, WA; Geraldton, WA; Kalgoorlie, WA; Moranbah, QLD; Gladstone, QLD; Roma, QLD; Brisbane, QLD; Darwin, NT; and Muswellbrook, NSW. Operations in India are provided by Astha Sterling Crane and in Australia by Freo Group Pty. Ltd.

From its start in 1954, Sterling Crane has grown to become one of the World's largest crane rental supply companies. Our heavy lift equipment and expertise offer a safe, competitive advantage to heavy lift projects throughout North America, India and Australia.

Sterling Crane Rentals Division

Equipment rental/service options are available to meet the specific needs of the client or project.

Our fleet, one of the largest and most diverse in the world with over 850 units, consists of the following:

Boom Trucks Carry Deck Cranes Rough Terrain Cranes Mobile Hydraulic Cranes All Terrain Cranes
8 - 55 Ton 8 - 22 Ton 15 - 160 Ton 60 - 110 Ton 100 - 620 Ton
         
   
Conventional Mobile Cranes Conventional Crawler Cranes Fork Lifts SPMT to 36 axles  
200 - 300 Ton 80 - 1375 Ton 1.5 - 20 Ton 1440 Ton  

Value-Added Services provided by Sterling Crane include:

Sterling Crane - Contract Lifting Division provides a tailor made service for clients who require exceptionally heavy or complex lifting. The division can also provide firm bids for complete one-stop-shop project management which will get equipment hauled to site and set in position. From selection of the required transport and cranes, management of the Engineering input and interface with all relevant parties along the way, Sterling Crane takes the strain and risk away from their clients.

Procrane Engineering is Sterling Crane's engineering group which provides a full suite of engineering services for internal and external customers alike. One of the group's major tasks is the production of engineered rigging studies where careful examination of the physical site, accurate determination of all site dimensions and the selection of the appropriate lifting/rigging equipment is undertaken. Scale drawings can then be produced showing proper placement of all relevant equipment and listing additional controls. Procrane Engineering utilizes AutoCAD as an aid in planning and designing lifts and produces rigging studies modeled in 3D to best demonstrate clearances, etc. Procrane Engineering also manages and undertakes Sterling Crane's stringent equipment structural inspection program utilizing qualified in-house and third party inspectors.

Procrane Sales Inc. is the authorized distributor in Western Canada for cranes manufactured by Tadano, Kobelco and Broderson Manufacturing. Procrane Sales Inc. offers sales of new and used cranes as well as parts and service for all makes of mobile cranes.

All divisions of Sterling work in harmony to provide the highest level of expertise and quality of service to our customers. Sterling Crane was the first crane rental company in North America to achieve ISO 9002 registration. Our adherence to this internationally recognized quality standard has made us a safer and more productive company. This commitment to safety, service, quality equipment, and professional performance has enabled us to maintain our position as the leader in heavy lift and placement planning.