cranes Archive

Cranes: Who Owns the Project Air?

The recent surge of construction activity in urban settings has accelerated the use of cranes in tight spaces. Frequently, large cranes find themselves moving over neighbor’s buildings. Unfortunately, there is little definitive law that tells us exactly what the obligations of the crane operators are as to the neighbor’s property and what “air rights” may […]

Modified Crane Ordinance Passed in Cincinnati

As reported earlier, many individuals and groups registered concern about a proposed Cincinnati Ordinance that would have banned cranes working within city limits if they were more than 20 years old. Several crane manufacturer groups argued successfully that proper inspections and maintenance are the true factors in the safety and lifespan of a crane, not […]