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Worker’s death due to crane design flaw?
Monday, 25 May, 2015 – 8:31 | No Comment
Worker’s death due to crane design flaw?

A construction worker was standing on the 19th storey of an unfinished Sengkang HDB block when a 7,660kg prefabricated structure carried by a tower crane crashed into him.

Crane Oversail: The Balance of Trespass and Development
Tuesday, 5 May, 2015 – 7:59 | No Comment
Crane Oversail: The Balance of Trespass and Development

The nature of operation of tower cranes means that in some cases and at certain times in the course of such operation, the boom or counterweight may due to the physical title boundaries of the developed land, necessarily extend over adjoining land.

Fourth International Tower Cranes Conference
Monday, 27 Apr, 2015 – 8:38 | No Comment
Fourth International Tower Cranes Conference

The fourth International Tower Cranes (ITC) conference will be held in London, UK, on 27 and 28 May 2015. The event will include presentations on tower crane innovations, rental trends, project reports and safety issues.
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Liebherr launches 50 tonne compact crane
Wednesday, 22 Apr, 2015 – 7:44 | No Comment
Liebherr launches 50 tonne compact crane

The LTC1050-3.1 is a new 50 tonne capacity Liebherr compact crane launched at the Intermat exhibition in Paris, France, on 20 April 2015.

Raccoon drops in on Toronto crane operator – more than 210 metres up
Friday, 17 Apr, 2015 – 10:30 | No Comment
Raccoon drops in on Toronto crane operator – more than 210 metres up

Toronto’s trying to outsmart raccoons with tougher and taller green bins – but apparently, constructions cranes are still within their grasp.

All mobile cranes in workplaces to be equipped with data loggers: MOM
Tuesday, 14 Apr, 2015 – 8:46 | No Comment
All mobile cranes in workplaces to be equipped with data loggers: MOM

After a string of crane-related incidents this year, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has announced that all new and existing registered mobile cranes used in workplaces are to be equipped with data loggers.

Bridge launcher crane collapse
Wednesday, 25 Mar, 2015 – 8:05 | No Comment
Bridge launcher crane collapse

A bridge launcher crane helping build a new elevated highway in Manila, the Philippines, collapsed yesterday.

Grove introduced GHC Telecrawler to the Americas.
Tuesday, 24 Mar, 2015 – 13:27 | No Comment
Grove introduced GHC Telecrawler to the Americas.

Grove has introduced its GHC Telecrawler series of telescopic crawler cranes to the Americas.

Hiab’s World Crane Championship finalists selected
Monday, 23 Mar, 2015 – 9:07 | No Comment
Hiab’s World Crane Championship finalists selected

Hiab, part of Cargotec, has selected the finalists who will take part in the first ever World Crane Championships at the Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham, United Kingdom, on 14-16 April 2015.

Calls made for national skills test for crane operators
Friday, 20 Mar, 2015 – 8:52 | No Comment
Calls made for national skills test for crane operators

An industry committee led by Vancouver-based Asia Pacific Gateway Skills Table wants to create a national standardized demonstration of skills test (DOST) for mobile crane operators.