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What Can a Crane Pick Up?
Friday, 24 Oct, 2014 – 8:29 | No Comment
What Can a Crane Pick Up?

We came across this short promotional video for a children’s book on cranes. It is so charming we felt it ought to go into the video library.

Bigfoot Crane Co. Acquires Eagle West Cranes & Equipment
Thursday, 23 Oct, 2014 – 8:03 | No Comment
Bigfoot Crane Co. Acquires Eagle West Cranes & Equipment

Bigfoot Crane Company Inc., Abbotsford, British Columbia, reports it has acquired Eagle West Cranes & Equipment Inc. This is a separate company and acquisition from East West Truck & Crane Inc., which was purchased by TNT Crane & Rigging in August.

Tower crane compromised
Wednesday, 22 Oct, 2014 – 8:14 | No Comment
Tower crane compromised

Around 100 people were evacuated from their homes yesterday in the Evere suburb of Brussels, Belgium, after the foundation of a newly erected tower crane was seriously compromised.

Radio remote saves operator
Wednesday, 22 Oct, 2014 – 8:03 | No Comment
Radio remote saves operator

Power to the small town of Pfalzdorf, Germany was cut when a loader crane struck an overhead power line.

New Tier 4 Hitachi
Tuesday, 21 Oct, 2014 – 11:16 | No Comment
New Tier 4 Hitachi

Hitachi Sumitomo is preparing to launch its new 80 tonne SCX800A-3 crawler crane, with a low emissions Tier IV power unit. The first two units destined for Europe have been ordered by NRC Plant – Hitachi Sumitomo’s distributor for the UK.

Tree work takes another crane
Tuesday, 21 Oct, 2014 – 10:40 | No Comment
Tree work takes another crane

Here is another example of a crane overturning while helping remove a tree, this time in Largo, Florida, on Sunday.

Crane tip in New Zealand.
Tuesday, 14 Oct, 2014 – 8:19 | No Comment
Crane tip in New Zealand.

An overturned mobile crane closed down a construction site this morning in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Pupils invited to watch as skyline changes
Tuesday, 14 Oct, 2014 – 7:50 | No Comment
Pupils invited to watch as skyline changes

At the end of school term, some of the students from Brechin High School got the opportunity to go onto the building site of the new community campus to see the tower crane being built.

Bridge build for Sennebogen
Thursday, 9 Oct, 2014 – 9:18 | No Comment
Bridge build for Sennebogen

Russian construction company BaltMostStroy used its Sennebogen 7700 crawler crane to help build an 800 metre bridge in Russia.

ABLE partners with National Breast Cancer Coalition
Thursday, 9 Oct, 2014 – 8:55 | No Comment
ABLE partners with National Breast Cancer Coalition

ABLE Equipment Rental (ABLE) and the National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC) have announced a partnership through the use of ABLE’s “Reaching Higher To End Breast Cancer” pink construction boom.