Tag: Tower Cranes

Sims’ New Tower Crane Fleet expected to be entirely utilized by March 1

TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 18, 2019) – Sims Crane & Equipment, Florida’s premier crane rental and rigging service company, has announced that the company’s entire tower crane fleet, which was purchased last year, will be utilized Read More

Tower Cranes – How are they Built?

Tower cranes have been an integral part of the construction of thousands of buildings, monuments and other important structures worldwide. A recent article at the Daily Journal of Commerce website offers a thorough description of Read More

February 4th, 2019 | Tags: , , ,

When One Crane is Not Enough

Construction projects are greatly helped when a crane is present to do heavy lifting on the job site. But what if the size of the project is larger than what one crane can handle? Bring Read More

Panama Canal Expansion Project Utilizing 18 Cranes

Latin America’s largest civil works project is the $5 billion expansion of the Panama Canal, and expanding it to double its size is an international effort. At the center of the action are 14 Potain Read More

Terex Unveils New Self Erector Crane

Terex has unveiled its largest self erecting tower crane, the telescopic Eazy 90. The crane has a maximum capacity of six tonnes, maximum jib length of 45 metres and a maximum under hook height of 46 Read More

Tower crane alert for North East USA

Weathervane that Crane!   In year 2010 there were an alarming number of worldwide tower crane collapses due to WIND! The numbers speak for themselves, 27 out of 157 (17%) of the reported / uncovered Read More

August 26th, 2011 | Tags: , , ,

SC&RA to Host Webinar on New Tower Crane Rules

On June 15, the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association will host a webinar titled Tower Cranes: How OSHA 1926.1400 Affects Operations. This presentation will highlight the key areas in the regulations and explain how to comply with Read More

May 26th, 2011 | Tags: , , , ,