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Area youth use science to build fully-functional miniature cranes
Thursday, 23 Jul, 2015 – 9:21 | No Comment
Area youth use science to build fully-functional miniature cranes

Popsicle sticks aren’t only used for holding onto summery treats. They’re also used for building.

Mobile Crane hits wires, catches on fire.
Friday, 26 Jun, 2015 – 10:02 | No Comment
Mobile Crane hits wires, catches on fire.

Mobile crane hits wire, catches fire in 4700 block SW Andover; no one hurt.

Mobile tower crane overturn
Wednesday, 17 Jun, 2015 – 8:12 | No Comment
Mobile tower crane overturn

A large mobile self-erecting tower crane has gone over in Uitikon on the west side of Zurich, Switzerland yesterday.

Victims’ families can sue ‘King of Cranes’ over deadly 2008 crash
Tuesday, 2 Jun, 2015 – 8:12 | No Comment
Victims’ families can sue ‘King of Cranes’ over deadly 2008 crash

Victims’ families can sue ‘King of Cranes’ over deadly 2008 crash.

Seven injured, crane drops air-conditioning unit.
Monday, 1 Jun, 2015 – 8:58 | No Comment
Seven injured, crane drops air-conditioning unit.

Seven injured when crane drops air-conditioning unit onto midtown Manhattan street.

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.
The …

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.