Life Of Cranes

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0101Craneology2002031820031110

Dylan Winter with compelling stories from the construction industry.

1: `Craneology'.

He learns that the use of slender cranes to sling heavy loads predates the Romans.

0102Craning Your Neck: Tower Cranes2002031920031111

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.

0103The World At Their Feet: Meet The Big Boys2002032020031112

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.

0104Mobile Cranes Sling Their Hook2002032120031113

He finds out how ever-larger `taxi cranes' have transformed the industry.

0105 LASTThe Future Of Craneology2002032220031114

He looks at what the future might hold for the world of luffing gibs, booms and slew rings.