Why Cranes Collapse

Cranes are the backbone of construction projects. So why do so many of them fall down?
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Because they are so pervasive and they do such a dangerous job of lifting massive objects high into the air, occasionally cranes fail. In this video, I want to walk through some of the reasons these failures occur, using historical events as case studies.

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