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Booming crane market a welcome sign to strengthening U.S. construction industry

Booming crane market a welcome sign to strengthening...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 13, 2015

As one of the most expensive heavy equipment categories there is, when contractors and rental outfits are buying lots of cranes, ...

Manitowoc’s new Grove GHC Series telescoping crawler cranes offer compact capability for utility, highway work (PHOTOS)

Manitowoc’s new Grove GHC Series telescoping...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 08, 2015

Manitowoc recently unveiled its latest Grove telescoping crawler cranes, taking the wraps off the new GHC series and discussing its value ...

Stellar’s compact TC series crane offers service trucks big reach in a small package

Stellar’s compact TC series crane offers service...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 02, 2015

With a small installed footprint but a large extended reach, Stellar's new TC series of hydraulic cranes offer service truck ...

A team of robotic cranes, or “Crabots,” will help Google build its new HQ

A team of robotic cranes, or “Crabots,”...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 11, 2015

  Not content to simply redefine the definition of "office space" in general, Google also plans to create a new category of construction ...

VIDEO: Crane collapses into water after dozer shoves it onto barge that doesn’t stay put

VIDEO: Crane collapses into water after dozer shoves it...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 06, 2015

How this didn't end in someone being very badly injured is a miracle. As you'll see in the video below, ...

VIDEO: Crane drops dozer into pit, quickly tumbles in after

VIDEO: Crane drops dozer into pit, quickly tumbles in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 20, 2015

So, this went just about as badly as is possible. Just remember, when lowering massive machines into a pit with a ...

Crane operator killed by falling steel beam in Oregon

Crane operator killed by falling steel beam in Oregon

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 20, 2015

A crane operator in Portland, Oregon, was killed earlier this week when a steel beam fell on top of his machine's cab. According ...

Manitowoc to split into two companies through Foodservice spin-off

Manitowoc to split into two companies through...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 30, 2015

Manitowoc has announced that it will split into two, independent and publicly-traded companies. The move will separate the company's cranes and ...

Construction worker crushed by crane near St. Louis

Construction worker crushed by crane near St. Louis

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 13, 2015

A worker near St. Louis was killed Monday in a crane accident. According to a report from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 31-year-old ...

Larry Weyers named president of Manitowoc Cranes, Etchart steps down to VP role

Larry Weyers named president of Manitowoc Cranes,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 07, 2015

Eric Etchart is stepping down from his role of president at Manitowoc Cranes and into a vice president role as part ...

VIDEO: Craneception? Crane lifts a crane lifting a crane, lifting a crane which is also lifting a crane

VIDEO: Craneception? Crane lifts a crane lifting a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 26, 2014

In one of the coolest machine demos we've ever seen, Liebherr chose to show off the capabilities of its crane ...

VIDEO: Man gets jail time for bungee jumping 140 feet from crane on Wisconsin construction site

VIDEO: Man gets jail time for bungee jumping 140 feet...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 26, 2014

A Wisconsin man has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for breaking into a Sheboygan construction site and then bungee ...

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