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.
self erecting tower cranes
A self-erecting tower crane working on a site on West Broadway, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada caught fire earlier today, after it contacted overhead power lines.
The Committee of European Construction Equipment (CECE) has called for Europe-wide harmonisation of tower crane fitters and driving rules, citing the increasing complexity and sophistication of construction sites as well as the technology used in tower cranes.
Remote Controlled Potain Cranes Save 10 Days Per Floor During Hotel Construction
A Potain Igo 50 offers a small footprint and radio controls which allow Patrinos Painting & Contracting to save up to a week and a half off construction on each floor of a new Hyatt hotel in Pittsburgh
OSHA has announced that it will propose to extend the compliance date for the crane operator certification requirement by three years to Nov. 10, 2017.
A mobile self-erecting tower crane overturned in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands on Friday after its outriggers sank in soft sand.
The Florida Crane Safety Alliance, supported by OSHA Alliance and several Florida crane and construction trade associations will conduct a Crane Safety & Education Seminar. June 7, 2012, in Dania Beach, Fla.
A tower crane has tipped over at the Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah landing on the new buildings it was helping to construct.
For nearly a year, it’s become a familiar landmark, visible from most points in south Glenwood Springs. JE Dunn Construction’s massive, royal-blue tower crane may be the tallest contraption in the sky. But don’t get too used to seeing it.
Joannou & Paraskevaides (Overseas) Limited (J&P) has put three Linden Comansa flat top tower cranes to work at the extension of Queen Alia International Airport in Amman, Jordan.