Dylan Winter with compelling stories from the construction industry.
He learns that the use of slender cranes to sling heavy loads predates the Romans.
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2: `Craning Your Neck: Tower Cranes'.
Dylan Winter finds out what it is like for crane drivers suspended in a tiny cab hundreds of feet up.
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3: `The World at Their Feet: Meet the Big Boys'.
He finds out about the world's tallest cranes, built to match our grandiose architectural visions.
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He finds out how ever-larger `taxi cranes' have transformed the industry.
|01||05 LAST||The Future Of Craneology||20020322||20031114|
He looks at what the future might hold for the world of luffing gibs, booms and slew rings.