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NC Services Group (NCSG), the parent company of Northern Crane Services Inc., Trans Tech Contracting Inc. and A-1 Crane Services Inc., has acquired Mullen Crane & Transport Inc.

Mullen Crane provides transport and heavy lift services to the energy, chemical and petrochemical industries. The company has extensive experience transporting and installing wind turbines.

As part of the transaction, Ray Mullen has been appointed to the board of directors of NCSG in addition to continuing to manage Mullen Crane. Mullen, together with his senior management team, will be reinvesting in NCSG.

"The acquisition is a very significant step in our strategy to strengthen our position as the lifting and heavy-haul solutions provider of choice," says John Stevens, NCSG president and chief operating officer. "Mullen Crane & Transport will be our platform company in the U.S. Northwest, which will allow us significant opportunities to grow organically and through additional acquisitions."

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