VIDEO: New eastern span of San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge opens

“People are tired, but everyone’s very excited,” bridge spokesman Andrew Gordon told the news agency. “It’s kind of this last lap so to speak, the last leg of this marathon. We are all looking forward to getting to the finish line.”

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All new Terex luffing jib tower crane

The 270 tonne/metre crane offers an additional six metres of jib length - at 61 metres, compared the current CTL 260-18, and has around a 10 percent increase in lift capacities – with Terex Power Plus feature which can temporarily increase the maximum load moment under specific and conditions and operating speeds/dynamic loadings.

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‘Horrific’: Truck passenger killed by 60-ton crane on highway

The driver of a 60-tonne crane has been questioned by police after his vehicle hit and killed a man securing a load of supplies on a Melbourne highway this morning.

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US crane certification on the way?

The saga of crane certification and qualification in the USA began long ago. “It has been a 25-year-long process,” says Graham Brent. Nor is it over yet. “As we speak [in late July], we still wait for the final word to come down from OSHA.”

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Update on the Box Hill tower crane incident

From what we have learned the cause appears to be related to a missing lock nut split pin on the hoist cable termination fitting, which allowed the critical nut to gradually loosen and eventually come off, releasing one...

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Worker Feared Dead in Brooklyn Wall Collapse

About one-third of the tall brick retaining wall stretching across the back appeared to have fallen off. Wrecked chain-link fencing dangled beside it. Beneath it all lay a pile of debris, with some chunks the size of kitchen tables.

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