This is my favorite thing. A few years ago Liebherr showed off the power and strength of its giant mobile cranes by lifting each other. That is the small crane (which is pretty damn big already) gets lifted by a bigger crane which gets lifted by an even bigger crane which gets lifted by the biggest crane (which is…
How do you prove the strength of your new crane? Pick up another crane. How do you prove the strength of that crane? I think you can see where this is going.
On Friday morning Boston Fire responded to a crane collapse that put the business end of a boom truck right on third base at the Puopolo Park baseball diamond in the North End neighborhood.
Here we see a crane picking up a tank and hoisting it over a line of trees. Surely nothing could go wrong in this situation.
Ships today—even the massive likes of the Emma Maersk and Marco Polo—just aren't big enough to handle the demands of globalized trade. So to quickly and safely build the next generation of super-sized LNG tankers and container vessels, China's Dalian shipyard relies on GE's staggeringly-huge, laser-guided Goliath…
On April 20, 2012 the Canfor Grand Prairie sawmill logyard took down this massive crane. No visitors were allowed to attend, but Canfor recently released video of the demolition.
Here's a car passing by a large crane and somehow it gets caught by the crane's hook. What's amazing is how long it takes for the crane driver to notice he's lifted a car off the road.
Most larger-than-life leaders need to invent stories about their larger-than-life accomplishments. Not Vladimir Putin: When he says he taught birds how to fly south for the winter, believe it.
Countless cars are stolen all over the United States every year, but we imagine there aren't too many that involve cranes. Strange as it might sound, that is exactly what one thief used to steal a 2008 Jeep Wrangler from an Indiana car lot last week.
It's not every day that one runs into an abandoned mobile crane with a cherub hanging from its hook a good six feet off its base. Lunch break or modern art? In Buenos Aires, it's hard to tell.
Park the crane at the end of a straight hedge row, then extend the boom in a line parallel to the top to achieve an even cut. Adjust the the ratchet straps if you wish to trim at an angle.