December 9 - Imperial Crane Services has acquired Speedway Crane, which it says will help accelerate its expansion into the Joliet region of Illinois, USA.

Established by Mike Fitzgerald in 2002, Speedway Crane has built a strong crane rental customer base within the steel and industrial sectors, said Imperial Crane.

"Speedway Crane is a great fit for Imperial Crane as both companies strongly focus on safety, customer service, and retaining skilled employees. Imperial Crane's solid reputation in the industry and continuously expanding fleet will allow us to magnify our existing relationships with our customers and offer additional resources that weren't available to us before the merger," said Fitzgerald.