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Cranes and Derricks
by Howard I. Shapiro, et al
Everything you need to know about using cranes and derricks 
If you employ cranes, trust one rock-solid reference to provide tried-and-tested guidelines for selecting and working with them safely and efficiently. Nothing available covers the subject with the depth and expertise you'll find in Cranes and Derricks. The authors - Howard I. Shapiro, Jay P. Shapiro, and Lawrence K. Shapiro, are the principals of an international firm that's helped define the state-of-the-art in crane and derrick engineering. 

This new third edition addresses... *the latest innovations and technologies, including new telescopic crane attachments and heavy-lift mobile crane arrangements - both telescopic and lattice boom - and newly-permitted partial outrigger extensions *a solution to the problem of crane stability under dynamic loading *crane support considerations, pick-and-carry work, tailing operations, site access and other site issues *new information on safety and accident avoidance and risk management *and much, much more 
Paperback: 368 pages
Focal Press; ISBN: 0240804872; (December )
Out of Print

 
The Complete Rigger's Apprentice: Tools and Techniques for Modern and Traditional Rigging
by Brion Toss, et al
Listed under Rigging & Sailing

Construction machinery in the United States [DOWNLOAD: PDF]
by Euromonitor International (Author) (Digital)

Cranes (Machines at Work)
by Hal Rogers
(School & Library Binding)

Cranes in Action (Enthusiast Color Series)
by Larry Shapiro
(Paperback)

Crane Safety on Construction Sites (Asce Manuals and Reports on Engineering Practice, No. 93)
by Dwight B. Sale (Editor), American Society of Civil Engineers Task commit
(Hardcover)
 

Crane Safety: A Guide to Osha Compliance and Injury Prevention
by Carl O. Morgan
Paperback: 337 pages
Abs Group Inc; ISBN: 0865876878; (December )
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Diggers and Cranes (My World)
by Alvin, Dr Granowsky, Jim Pipe
(Library Binding)

The Dock Manual: Designing, Building, Maintaining
by Max Burns
Listed under Civil Engineering

Handbook of Rigging: For Construction and Industrial Operations
by W.E. Rossnagel, et al
Book Description: Since 1957 successive editions of the Handbook of Rigging for Construction and Industrial Operations have delivered proven solutions for erecting reliable rigs and scaffolds for plants and factories, loading docks, mines and ports, and construction and demolition sites. Complete with extensive coverage of relevant OSHA regulations plus the author's own expert advice on safe practices, this definitive guide shows you how to select and use: rigging tools--fiber and wire-strand rope, slings and hitches, end attachments and fittings, and blocks, sheaves, reeving, and drums-scaffolding and ladders--both manual and powered swinging and suspended scaffolds, wood and metal stationary scaffolds, specialized scaffolds, and portable ladders, rigging machinery--derricks and cranes, overhead hoists, personnel/material hoists, and helicopters, rigging accessories--jacks, rollers, and skids plus safety belts, lifelines, and nets. 
Hardcover: 530 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.35 x 9.28 x 6.38 
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional; 4th edition (March 1, 1988) 
ISBN: 0070539413

Hoists and Rigging Inspector (Career Examination Series)
by Jack Rudman
(Paperback - June 1991)
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IPT's Crane and Rigging Handbook
by Ronald G. Garby
Table of Contents Section 1 -- Rigging Section 2 -- EOT Cranes Section 3 -- Tower Cranes Section 4 -- Mobile Cranes Section 5 -- Boom Trucks Section 6 -- Crane Safety Tips Section 7 -- Certification
(Paperback)

J.I. Case Agricultural and Construction Equipment 1956-1994, Volume Two
by Tom Stonehouse, et al
Listed under Case Tractors
 

Power Shovels: The Worlds Mightiest Mining and Construction Excavators
Power Shovels: The World's Mightiest Mining and Construction Excavators
by Eric C. Orlemann
Hardcover from Motorbooks International
 
Marion Construction Machinery 1884 Through 1975 Photo Archive: Including Shovels, Draglines, Backhoes, Clamshells, Cranes, Log Loaders and Railroad Ditchers (Photo Archive Series)
Marion Construction Machinery 1884 Through 1975 Photo Archive: Including Shovels, Draglines, Backhoes, Clamshells, Cranes, Log Loaders and Railroad Ditchers (Photo Archive Series)
by Historical Construction Equipment Associ
Paperback from Motorbooks International
 
Extreme Mining Machines: Stripping Shovels and Walking Draglines
Extreme Mining Machines: Stripping Shovels and Walking Draglines
by Keith Haddock
Paperback from Motorbooks International
 
Moving the Earth: The Workbook of Excavation
by Herbert L. Nichols, David A. Day
Hardcover from McGraw-Hill Professional
 
Giant Earthmovers (Crestline Series)
Giant Earthmovers (Crestline Series)
by Keith Haddock
Paperback from Motorbooks International
 
Building Giant Earthmovers
Building Giant Earthmovers
by Eric C. Orlemann
Paperback from Motorbooks International
 
Excavation and Grading Handbook
by Nick Capachi, Nicholas E. Capachi
Paperback from Craftsman Book Co
 
Estimating Excavation
by Deryl Burch, Craftsman Book Co
Paperback from Craftsman Book Co
 
Rigging
by Department of Defense
(Paperback)
 
Rigging Handbook: The Complete Illustrated Field Reference, Second Edition
by Jerry Klinke
Paperback from Acra Enterprises Inc
 
Rigging Notebook
by Jerry Klinke
Book Description This notebook provides the user with concise information and detailed illustrations to explain situations encountered while performing industrial rigging and hoisting operations. Its easy-to-read format makes it the perfect source of information for both field personnel and engineering professionals, and the associated examples help train or refresh skills that may have been forgotten.
Spiral-bound: 35 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.42 x 6.19 x 3.01
Publisher: Acra Enterprises Inc; ; Spiral edition (December 1, )
ISBN: 1888724048

Specification for Electric Overhead Travelling Cranes for Steel Mill Service (Standard No 6)
(Paperback - June 1969)
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The Usborne Book of Diggers and Cranes
by Caroline Young
(Paperback - June 1991)

Understanding Rigs and Rigging
by Richard Henderson, Ted Brewer
(Paperback)

Uva's Guide to Cranes, Dollies, and Remote Heads
by Michael Uva, Sabrina Uva
For filmmakers and cinematographers.
Listed under Cinematography

Yellow Steel: The Story of the Earthmoving Equipment Industry
by William R. Haycraft
(Hardcover)

Machines As Tall As Giants
by Paul Stickland
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Load Lifters: Derricks, Cranes, and Helicopters
by Hope Irvin Marston
Library Binding: 64 pages
Putnam Pub Group Library; ASIN: 0396092268; (October 1988)
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Hoists, Cranes and Derricks
by Herbert Spencer Zim
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An Illustrated History of Cranes
Hinton J Sheryn.
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Girders and Cranes: A Skyscraper Is Built
by Lee Balterman, Abby Levine (Editor)
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Cranes: Design, Practice and Maintenance
by Ing J. Verschoof
(Hardcover)
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Rigging Handbook: The Complete Illustrated Field Reference
by Jerry Klinke
(Paperback)
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