An even bigger selfie stick
Opening this week with a selfie stick story from the UK, following the record claimed by Hewden on Monday with the 52.1 metre boom of its Tadano ATF70-G , has been challenged by another UK crane rental company Baldwins, which organized a 100 metre selfie, using the 100 [...]
Articulating Knuckle Booms
Knuckle Boom Cranes are referred to as Articulating Boom Cranes or Articulated Cranes. The boom on the crane articulates in the center, allowing swift back and forth movement of a load. Knuckle Boom Cranes utilize hydraulic cylinders as the source of their lifting [...]
A rough terrain crane is subclass of a hydraulic crane. As a self-propelled crane mounted on an undercarriage with four rubber tires, rough terrain cranes are specifically designed to operate on off-road and rough applications and surfaces. Rough terrain crane is tough, construction-oriented [...]
This fact sheet explains the operator qualification and certification requirements of subpart CC – Cranes and Derricks in Construction, as specified in 29 CFR 1926.1427. State or local government licensing is effective November 8, 2010. Other certification and qualification is effective November [...]
All Purpose Crane Training offers hands on boom truck lift training and knowledge to become aerial lift certified.
A boom truck is attached to the back of a truck having a telescopic boom over the frame. Boom lift also known as man lift or small telescopic crane. The main function [...]
All Purpose Crane Training offers hands on overhead bridge crane training and knowledge to become a crane operator.
The overhead crane is also known as a bridge crane, it is a type of crane found in industrial environments. An overhead crane consists of parallel runways with a [...]
A truck mounted crane is a mobile cable-controlled crane mounted on crawlers or rubber-tired carriers or a hydraulic-powered crane with a telescoping boom mounted on truck-type carriers or as self-propelled models. They are designed to use with different types of loads and cargo with little to no [...]
Mobile Truck Crane Training
Truck crane training requires stricter training and certification. All purpose crane training meets OSHA's latest standards for mobile crane truck training and stationary cranes.
What is the difference between a crane operator license and crane operator [...]
Crawler cranes help move extremely heavy loads safely and economically.
The lattice boom is a type of boom or arm on a crane. On a lattice boom crane, this type of boom is raised and lowered by a series of guide wires that are powered mechanically. The lattice boom is used in applications where [...]
A telescopic crawler crane is a mobile crane equipped with a telescopic boom. Being able to move around crawler tracks allowing to perform jobs without much set-up for being a self-propelled crane. Crawler cranes can be expensive to transport from site to site because so much weight and size. The [...]