While New York is facing a massive clean-up in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, one problem looms above all others: the tower crane with a broken boom atop the 306-metre tall One57 building beside Central Park.
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Earlier this month a new tower bolt suffered a catastrophic failure, the crane was working at the time and the initial report suggested that the failure was caused by fatigue, even though it was new.
Some 12,000 workers and 100 cranes have built the hotel, residential and shopping complex which will include over 1,000 luxury apartments.
This is Gerry Wiebe creator and senior blogger at www.craneblogger.com sending you all a year end message and one last video to view before Christmas 2009.
I was looking at his face but all I could think about was “shower curtain”.
The first picture of Wilbert Turmkrane’s giant WT 1905L e.tronic at work has been released to IC. Claimed to be Europe’s largest luffing jib climbing tower crane,
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The Ferrari Experience is soon to be the Word’s largest indoor theme park.
SC&RA submits letter to NYT regarding tower crane database proposal
Seven construction sites around the state were examined as part of safety program