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Crane rolls on mountain road
Tuesday, 26 Aug, 2014 – 8:16 | No Comment
Crane rolls on mountain road

An All Terrain crane rolled over onto a verge yesterday near Saint-Pons-de-Thomières in Southern France to the north west of Beziers.

Fatal fall from crane
Tuesday, 26 Aug, 2014 – 7:38 | No Comment
Fatal fall from crane

An 18 year old student fell to his death from a tower crane at Penn State University in Pennsylvania on Saturday night.

10 Crane Super Lift Ballet
Thursday, 21 Aug, 2014 – 8:11 | No Comment
10 Crane Super Lift Ballet

This single 703,000 lb (351 Tons) lift of structural steel using Twin-Path® Extra Slings with CornerMax® Pads and Shackle Pin Pads for protection, established a new record.

AEM and OSHA Meet to Discuss Heavy Equipment Safety
Thursday, 21 Aug, 2014 – 7:54 | No Comment
AEM and OSHA Meet to Discuss Heavy Equipment Safety

AEM’s Technical and Safety Services staff met with top officials of the Directorate of Construction (DOC) of OSHA this month to discuss opportunities to improve the health and safety of those working with and around heavy equipment in agriculture, construction, forestry, and utility.

Help Dunc get mobile
Wednesday, 20 Aug, 2014 – 8:03 | No Comment
Help Dunc get mobile

Several readers have alerted us to the fact that Duncan Kemp, a well-known and popular crane ballast truck driver in the UK is recovering from a serious heart attack and needs help to get mobile again.

Liebherr 1000 EC-H Tower Cranes
Wednesday, 20 Aug, 2014 – 7:42 | No Comment
Liebherr 1000 EC-H Tower Cranes

Since its successful launch of the 1000 EC-H at the Bauma 2013 in Munich, the largest standard crane in the EC-H series has been proving its worth in prestigious projects around the world.

Crane recovers plane
Tuesday, 19 Aug, 2014 – 8:14 | No Comment
Crane recovers plane

A mobile crane was called in this weekend to remove an aircraft from the Links Air fleet that crash landed at Robin Hood Airport in Doncaster, UK.

Tower crane over
Tuesday, 19 Aug, 2014 – 7:53 | No Comment
Tower crane over

A self-erecting tower crane overturned yesterday near Stuttgart, Germany, when the ground gave way under one of its supports.

Popular Rigging Handbook Now with Metric References
Monday, 18 Aug, 2014 – 10:41 | No Comment
Popular Rigging Handbook Now with Metric References

Crane Institute of America announces the availability of the newest edition of the industry’s favorite rigging handbook. Rigging, by James Headley, has been converted from imperial to metric. Providing practical information and great illustrations, the …

Marine crane failure
Monday, 18 Aug, 2014 – 10:28 | No Comment
Marine crane failure

A marine crane on the bulk carrier Seapace broke free from its pedestal this week, seriously injuring the operator.