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VIDEO: Weight of crane shoves hauler into a jackknife that sends crane over a hillside

VIDEO: Weight of crane shoves hauler into a jackknife...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 29, 2014

We've all been involved in tense situations. But few of us have ever been in this tense of situation. In the video ...

Sany guilty of infringing Manitowoc crane patent in initial ruling from U.S. International Trade Commission

Sany guilty of infringing Manitowoc crane patent in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 29, 2014

After opening its investigation of the case more than a year ago, the U.S. International Trade Commission has made an initial ...

These 500-foot-tall cranes will usher in a new era of shipping in New Jersey

These 500-foot-tall cranes will usher in a new era of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 22, 2014

On Sunday, a trio of massive shipping cranes arrived in the Port of New York and New Jersey that will ...

Operator rescued from crane in Dallas after back spasms leave him unable to descend from cab

Operator rescued from crane in Dallas after back spasms...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 10, 2014

A crane operator was rescued from his machine Wednesday afternoon in Dallas after back spasms left him unable to get ...

VIDEO: Stunt man climbs, flips way through construction equipment obstacle course in Bauma 2016 ad

VIDEO: Stunt man climbs, flips way through construction...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 17, 2014

While ConExpo-Con/Agg immersed us in 2014, there was one show exhibitor that had its sights on 2016: the producers of ...

Do Look Down: Crane operator snaps breathtaking photos from 2,000 feet (GALLERY)

Do Look Down: Crane operator snaps breathtaking photos...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 17, 2014

Crane operator Wei Gensheng had simply taken up photography as a hobby. And now, after beautifully capturing the amazing sights ...

Giant floating crane completes 6k-mile trek to New York for Tappan Zee Bridge construction (VIDEO)

Giant floating crane completes 6k-mile trek to New York...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 05, 2014

After more than a month and 6,000 miles of sea travel, the Left Coast Lifter floated into New York harbor ...

Low temps freeze construction equipment and materials beneath Vermont bridge, delay concrete pours for Cincinnati streetcar

Low temps freeze construction equipment and materials...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 10, 2014

Count these two crews in Vermont and Cincinnati among those in the construction  industrystymied by the freezing temperatures of the ...

Floating crane that will build the Tappan Zee Bridge, sets sail on 6k-mile journey to New York

Floating crane that will build the Tappan Zee Bridge,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 03, 2014

The Left Coast Lifter has left the building. Or port, rather. Anyway, the massive floating crane, which will assist in the ...

VIDEO: 5 minutes of crane FAILS: toppling over hills, trains, buildings

VIDEO: 5 minutes of crane FAILS: toppling over hills,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 27, 2013

Appropriately titled "Crane FAIL Compilation 2013," the video below puts together a 5-minute retrospective of the worst videotaped crane failures ...

VIDEO: Helicopter rescues stranded crane operator high above a raging inferno

VIDEO: Helicopter rescues stranded crane operator high...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 18, 2013

A student housing complex under construction in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, caught fire Tuesday afternoon, stranding a crane operator high above ...

VIDEO: Ford Fiesta dances around wheel loaders, cranes, wrecking balls at high speeds in the ultimate obstacle course

VIDEO: Ford Fiesta dances around wheel loaders, cranes,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 29, 2013

In order to build "the ultimate Gymkhana grid course" ever, racking master Ken Block turned to some serious heavy equipment. ...

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