OSHA Fines Company After Fatality!

The occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) fined a New Hampshire construction company $167,000, attributing the proposed fines to safety violation standards which resulted in a worker falling to his death from scaffolding. MacMillan Co., Inc. had hired...

Safety Is A Must!

Hi everyone, hope everyone is having a great start to a new work week. The topic for today’s blog is Safety. Safety should be everyone number one priority in any job they accomplish. Fatalities and serious injuries can occur if cranes are not inspected and used...

Where Did Cranes Come From?

Hi Everyone, Hope everyone is having a wonderful day!! The topic chosen for today’s discussion is about the origen of the crane and it’s actually quite fascinating. A crane is a type of machine, generally equipped with a hoist, wire ropes or chains,...

Unconventional Cranes

What do cranes have to do with dinner and breathtaking video footage? Overhead cranes are commonly used in every step of the steel manufacturing process. The automobile industry also uses overhead cranes to handle raw materials. When we envision a crane we are...

Gantry Cranes – Popular Alternative To Overhead Bridge Cranes

Already popular in Europe, gantry cranes have become a widely accepted alternative to overhead bridge cranes. This type of crane is similar to the bridge crane except that it runs on a runway at the floor level. The bridge is supported by a pair of rigid steel legs...