Tag: crane


What is the status of the North American crane market?

May 31, 2023

Via: Construction Europe

Heavy equipment and construction markets are in a unique position. The United States is facing the possibility of a looming recession, while on the flip side, the country is seeing a boom in infrastructure projects following the enactment of President […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Load control is vital for crane safety

May 10, 2023

Via: Construction Europe

Crane rigging is crucial to construction and industrial projects, but can be among the most dangerous. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, hundreds of injuries and deaths involving cranes occur each year1. With such high stakes, it’s time […]


Bay Crane expands fleet with crane package

February 8, 2023

Via: Construction Europe

Gatwood Crane Service, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bay Crane, has expanded its fleet and services in the Chicago-land area with the purchase of 43 cranes and other related support equipment from Chellino Crane, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ML Crane Group, […]


North American crane count decrease signals uncertainty

October 11, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The dip in Q3 comes after a spike in Q1 of 2021, which also followed a decrease in the crane count. Toronto has continued to tower over U.S. cities when it comes to the total number of cranes. One thing […]


Expert: Detailed site plans needed to avoid crane collisions

September 18, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

City officials also told KXAN that the area of Austin where the Mueller project is located has more green space and that the cranes might not have had to swing over public property. It is unknown whether the crane operators […]

Construction Techniques

Turner Construction Finds Major Productivity Gains in Sensor System for Cranes

June 4, 2020

Via: ENR

Getting the most out of a tower crane is a key element in high-rise construction. Work doesn’t progress without the right picks to bring materials to height, and managing hook time is everything. After working though a recent pilot project, […]

Construction Processes, Construction Site Safety, Legal, Regulations

Seattle Google campus crane topples, kills 4

April 29, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The companies involved are general contractor GLY Construction, based in Bellevue, Washington; crane subcontractors Northwest Tower Crane Service and Omega Morgan; and tower crane owner Morrow Equipment. An expert speaking to The Times compared the Seattle crane accident to a […]