Crane News - Tower Cranes

A Day in the Life of a Tower Crane Operator

Frank (Tower Crane Operator) Introduction Frank has been operating tower cranes for 29 years.  He works on high-rise construction sites as a ‘producer’, meaning he works during the busiest phases of construction when schedules are tight and the building process is in full swing.  When…

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Building Boom has Crane Industry Ready to Bust

Look toward any horizon and chances are there’s a crane in your sights, probably several. That’s because there are more than 150 fixed tower cranes in Metro Vancouver, a tie for the last peak the region saw during the pre-Olympics condo boom. “Vancouver’s as busy…

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New Tower Crane on Display at Con Expo

Zoomlion will launch its new T8030-25 flat-top tower crane at ConExpo 2017, which takes place this month.   Initially developed based on the design idea of Franc Jost—the tower crane designer who used to design the SK series tower cranes for German Peiner—the product has…

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