The tower crane erector/rigging contractor who was responsible for the crane that collapsed and killed seven people in Manhattan, had his license revoked today by New York’s Department of Buildings.
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A lattice crane boom came crashing down across a busy road in the centre of Abu Dhabi, UAE this morning blocking traffic for several hours. Local reports say that the crane was working on a demolition site, using a demolition ball, although this has not been fully confirmed.
A New Krøll K1800 tower crane has been commissioned by Jay Dee Contractors, Inc. of Livonia, Michigan in the USA to help construct a US$ 158 million transit station and tunnel project in Seattle, Washington. This unusual application for such a large tower crane was calculated to be the ideal solution for this project,
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.
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,
Eagle West Equipment Inc. working in conjunction with Boscaro S.r.L have developed a new and highly innovative manbasket for use in the North American Market.
We feel good about expanding our product lines to include self erecting cranes, city cranes, tower cranes, crane accessories and power generation equipment
Industry experts have come up with two likely scenarios as to how a 60m tower crane toppled over backwards onto an apartment block in Liverpool on Monday.
With tower crane accidents on the rise, access to quality training in tower crane operation is imperative.
As self erectors catch up with city cranes in height and capacity, knowing the jobsite logistics will help determine the right crane for the application