Monthly Archive: December 2013

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Crane collapses in Ealing, London

There has been an incident involving a crane on a development in Ealing, west London. Initial images taken of the site appear to show that a section of the jib has sheared off. The...

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Crane tips at Winthrop-University Hospital

Emergency responders are at the scene of a crane collapse Wednesday at the construction site for a new research building at Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola, police said. Nassau County police said there were no...

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NYC introduces 25 year age limit

The New York City authorities have announced new legislation that limits the age of cranes operating in its jurisdiction. The bill prohibits mobile and tower cranes manufactured more than 25 years ago from operating...

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Barnhart moves forward with $5.2M expansion

Barnhart Crane & Rigging Co. is moving forward with plans to build a 72,000-square-foot warehouse in a $5.2 million expansion that will create 20 jobs. Memphis-based Barnhart has hired contractor Chris Woods Construction Co. Inc. to build...

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Lifting the light in Port of Valencia

TCV Stevedoring Company SA, the container terminal in Valencia belonging to Grup TCB, has purchased and implemented the first STS Super Post Panamax crane in the world, lit entirely with LED technology. This solution...

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4 labourers die as crane falls in river

Four labourers were killed and 25 injured when a crane fell in river Ganga during construction of a railway bridge in Ujhani area in Uttar Pradesh’s Badaun district today. The accident happened when the...