Tag: Tower Cranes

How Does a Tower Crane Work?

If you drive through any big city, there’s a good chance that you’ll see at least one or two tower cranes hovering high above the city’s skyline. Tower cranes play a very important role in the construction of modern-day skyscrapers and other large structures. Without them, construction companies would be unable to put together most… Read more »

How Do Tower Cranes Work?

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When you look up in the sky and see a tower crane lifting something to the top of a building, do you ever wonder how these amazing machines work? Growing up right by the big cities, we see them all the time and they are so majestic in the way that they can lift something… Read more »

Cranes on Cranes – Check Out this Tower Crane Time Lapse

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Have you ever seen an enormous skyscraper constructed from the ground up? Have you ever wondered how contractors build such tall, massive buildings? The fact is tall buildings require even taller cranes, often called tower cranes. These behemoths must be installed in sections in a process that takes several days – sometimes weeks – to… Read more »

The Steps to Setting Up a Tower Crane

Tower cranes are large pieces of equipment used for moving oversized and heavy objects. The base of a tower crane is stationary, and they are often used in the construction industry in large building projects, to set steel beams into place, and many times, in the transportation industry to load and unload large freight. How… Read more »