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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. ...

Terex warns of counterfeit CC 2500-1 crawler cranes. Here’s how to spot the fakes

Terex warns of counterfeit CC 2500-1 crawler cranes....

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 04, 2013

Terex has announced that it is aware of as many as 10 counterfeit cranes having been sold as genuine CC ...

VIDEO: 300-ton crane rescues an excavator from a bog before having some fun with it

VIDEO: 300-ton crane rescues an excavator from a bog...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 29, 2013

Last week, we showed you an excavator doing a bit of rescuing when two dozers got a bit stuck while ...

VIDEO: ICUEE is basically a big sandbox for adults full of excavators, drills, cranes and loaders

VIDEO: ICUEE is basically a big sandbox for adults full...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 15, 2013

Two weeks ago we and thousands of others made the trip to Louisville, Kentucky for the 2013 edition of the ...

IMT intros improved mid-range articulating cranes at ICUEE 2013

IMT intros improved mid-range articulating cranes at...

Posted by Amy Materson on Oct 01, 2013

Iowa Mold Tooling kicked off this year’s International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition in Louisville with upgrades to the company’s ...

VIDEO: Excavator demos brick chimney while hanging from a crane

VIDEO: Excavator demos brick chimney while hanging from...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 25, 2013

We'd say we've seen crazier things...but nothing's really coming to mind in light of this. Titled "Der fliegende Bagger," or ...

Scissor lift battery explodes, causes evacuation of Ohio police HQ

Scissor lift battery explodes, causes evacuation of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 25, 2013

What many thought could be a bomb or an attack on the downtown Columbus, Ohio police headquarters was found to ...

Link-Belt to debut new TCC-750 telescopic crawler crane at ICUEE

Link-Belt to debut new TCC-750 telescopic crawler crane...

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 18, 2013

Link-Belt has announced that we'll all get to meet its upcoming TCC-750 telescopic crawler crane for the first time in ...

Boom truck crane topples onto Detroit garage, knocks out power for 950 homes

Boom truck crane topples onto Detroit garage, knocks...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 05, 2013

A boom truck crane toppled onto a garage in a Detroit suburb last week leaving 950 homes without power, according ...

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