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Heavy Machinery Builds Christmas Cookies in Video

With Christmas just a couple days away, professional and home bakers everywhere have been busy in the kitchen making sweet and tasty treats for the holidays. Liebherr has released a video of some of its machinery doing the same… a front-end loader scoops up flour and empties it into a dump truck. The cement mixer […]

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World's Largest Crane Sets Lift Record

Toward the end of 2020, the world's largest crane completed its biggest lift to date at a staggering amount of 575 tons, or 1,150,000 pounds! This feat took place in Bridgewater, a large historic market town in Somerset, England. Dubbed “Big Carl,” the super crane lifted three steel rings that form a cylinder around a […]

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South Florida Construction Continues Despite Covid-19 Threat

With the Covid-19 threat negatively affecting so many aspects of everyday life, how about some good news? According to a story at The Real Deal, the building industry is not stopping in South Florida, at least for now. The Real Deal reached out to Peter Dyga, president and CEO of Associated Builders and Contractors. Dyga […]

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Covid-19 Pandemic's Effect on Worksites with Tower Cranes

Many construction and infrastructure projects continue across the globe despite government-ordered shutdowns and closings of businesses, schools, and stores. Unfortunately, some work sites lie dormant and are not expected to resume activity for weeks or months. An article at International Cranes and Specialized Transport Magazine highlights advice by the Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) regarding what […]

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LEGO Technic Releases New Mobile Crane Kit

It's been over 40 years since LEGO Technic released their first mobile crane. The 855-1: Mobile Crane was a 512-parts design that was quite simple but functional for young builders back in 1977. It was part of the first generation of LEGO's new assortment of technical sets for ages 9 and over. The LEGO Technic […]

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Flatbed Trucks/Trailers are Assets for Transport

Do you find yourself frequently utilizing the services of a commercial towing company for transporting vehicles or lightweight equipment? Investing in a flatbed truck or trailer might be a faster and more economical way to get the job done. An article with helpful information can be found at The Urban Twist, highlighting the versatility and […]

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Construction's Most Popular Crane Types

Mentioning the term “construction crane” conjures up different images in people's minds, depending on who you speak to. Cranes are a vital tool for most construction projects large and small, but one type of crane does not fit all applications. For example, a rough-terrain crane is overkill for placing roof joists on a small house […]

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Crawler Mounted Articulating Cranes' Cool Factor

The author of a recent column at International Cranes Magazine's website compares crawler mounted articulating cranes to the popular robot toys in the “Transformers” movies and TV series. While these cranes don't actually transform into other types of machinery, they do possess a cool factor not seen in other types of lifting cranes. Two manufacturers […]

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Global Truck Cranes' Market Sees Surge

International Cranes Magazine recently highlighted the amount of growth seen during the last few years in the global market for large capacity truck cranes. According to Off-Highway Research (OHR), a market research and forecasting company, sales of truck cranes in both 2018 and 2019 were around 32,000 units. As recently as 2015, unit sales were […]

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Important Machinery Maintenance Includes Lubrication

A blog post last month at the Communal News website reminds us of the importance of lubrication as part of regular maintenance for automobiles, trucks and heavy equipment. As changing your car's oil will help prevent costly repairs from engine breakdown, the same principle applies to industrial vehicles and machinery. Below is the post: Why […]

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