What is a Crane?

Well, for clarification, it has nothing to do with a species of bird. We are discussing a mechanized system that is utilized for a mechanical advantage to lift a load. Mechanical Advantage A crane is a simple machine that is designed to provide a mechanical advantage when lifting and placing a load. A mechanical advantage … Read more

Re: The Crane Collapse on i-95 near Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

All, I wanted to share this piece with you:¬† A crane incident that occurred recently in Florida on I-95 near Ft. Lauderdale. Unfortunately, one of our brothers within our construction industry was killed this week while performing his job. I feel that it is our responsibility to alert others within our industry of this unfortunate … Read more