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Reaching for the sky - cranes and modern infrastructure

Posted February 26, 2018, Length: 22:53

Cranes are prominent on the skyline of every city, serving as a measure of the pace of development. They are essential tools for infrastructure construction, a source of fascination for the sidewalk superintendent, and in some cases, a source of risk. To explore the role, functioning, and safety of large cranes in construction we talk with Greg Teslia, President, Crane Safety and Inspections, of Coral Springs, Florida.

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Descriptions of photos at top of page, from left to right:
Bayonne Bridge, from Bayonne, NJ to Staten Island, NY; the Tom Moreland Interchange in Atlanta, GA; Dworshak Dam, in Clearwater County, ID; a transmission substation in Orem, UT.
All photos courtesy of Wikipedia.