Big Carl takes the strain: World’s largest crane lifts steel ring into place at Hinkley Point C

Big Carl takes the strain: World’s largest crane lifts 1,600-ton steel ring as Britain’s latest nuclear power plant takes shape at Hinkley Point The 820ft tall crane is being used in the construction of a new nuclear reactor at Hinkley Point C, Somerset It will help to lift a 55ft tall 154ft wide metal ring … Read more

Protestor scales massive building crane to unfurl Black Lives Matter banner in east London

Protestor scales massive building crane to unfurl Black Lives Matter banner in east London ‘and plans to stay there for several days’ Police were called to Hallsville Road in Canning Town at around 7.30am today Officers remain at the scene after a man climbed a crane next to a building site The protester has unfurled … Read more

One eager Bachelor contestant is lifted into the Sydney mansion by a CRANE

FIRST LOOK: Filming gets underway on the new season of The Bachelor as one eager blonde contestant is lifted into the Sydney mansion by a CRANE Do you know a contestant on the 2021 Bachelor? Email [email protected]  By Demeter Stamell For Daily Mail Australia Published: 22:26 GMT, 12 March 2021 | Updated: 22:26 GMT, 12 … Read more

World’s largest crane hoists 575-TON steel cylinder into place at Hinkley Point

The world’s largest crane completed its biggest ever lift today, hoisting a 575 ton steel cylinder into place at Hinkley Point.  The super-crane, called the SGC-250 but nicknamed Big Carl, lifted the first of three massive steel rings which form a cylinder around the nuclear reactor being built near Bridgwater, Somerset. The crane stands at 656ft … Read more

Morbidly obese French man is lifted out of his house by CRANE after being trapped upstairs for year

Morbidly obese French man who weighs 661lbs is lifted out of his house by CRANE after being trapped upstairs for a year following fall Alain Panabière has been stranded in his house after a fall over a year ago The 53-year-old has since been fed and washed by his brother Jean-Claude  Today, the French man was … Read more

Teen Extinction Rebellion protester, 17, who camped at top of 115ft crane for two nights is arrested

Extinction Rebellion protester, 17, who stayed up 115ft crane for two nights before coming down after he ran out of gas for his camping stove is arrested Alex Sidney, 17, scaled the crane in Duke Street, Norwich, on Saturday morning The teenager camped up there for two nights to protest local highways project Extinction Rebellion … Read more

Teenage Extinction Rebellion protester, 17, who climbed crane says he is ‘cold but in good health’

A teenage Extinction Rebellion protester who is camped on top of a crane in Norwich says he is ‘cold but in good health’ 24 hours after climbing the structure. Alex Sidney, 17, from Dereham, in Norfolk, scaled the crane on Duke Street early on Saturday morning carrying a sleeping bag, supplies and several banners promoting … Read more

Extinction Rebellion protestor, 17, climbs 108ft crane in Norwich clutching sleeping

A teenage Extinction Rebellion protester has climbed a crane vowing to stay put on a gantry outside the crane’s cab at 108 feet high, until he has ‘mild hypothermia’.   Alex Sidney, 17, scaled the crane on Duke Street, in Norwich, early on Saturday morning carrying a sleeping bag, supplies and several banners promoting the climate … Read more

I’m A Celebrity begins construction on its new site as a crane is spotted at Gwrych Castle in Wales

Construction work has started on Gwrych Castle in Wales just days after it was announced it would play host to I’m A Celebrity this year. It was revealed on Friday that the hit show will be filmed in Wales and not the usual venue in Queensland, Australia, because of coronavirus.   ITV have instead secured Gwrych … Read more

Firefighters dodge flaming tyres as they explode and fly off a burning crane in dramatic footage 

Firefighters dodge flaming tyre as explodes and flies off a burning crane in dramatic footage Three firefighters were injured in the accident in Kozlany, Czech Republic The flaming tyre narrowly missed the firefighters and hits a nearby building  It took forty minutes to tackle the blaze caused by a technical fault on July 30 By … Read more