Special Tribute!

Three crawler cranes formed part of a tribute this weekend to all those who died in the world trade center attacks of 2001 and those who have served their country and paid with their lives. Three cranes formed a Tribute to those who were lost The cranes, an American...

Safety Awards 2012

New Zealand’s McLeod Cranes has won a Department of Labour sponsored award for the best safety initiative by a small business. The award, one of 11 that are presented annually, was for the way the company responded to a near miss. In the words of the award...

Crane Collapses, Contractor Found Guilty…

Two UK contractors, Bowmer & Kirkland and Bingham Davis have been found guilty of breaching health and safety laws following the collapse of a tower crane in Liverpool in 2009. They will be sentenced on Friday.   The crane went over a apartment block at Chandlers...

Jaso Launches J360 Tower Crane

Spanish tower crane manufacturer Jaso has announced a new tower crane for sites where space is restricted.   The J360 was unveiled at the Intermat construction equipment exhibition in Paris, France on 16 April. Maximum capacity is 18 tonnes and the longest jib is 60...

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...