The complex maneuver of lifting heavy prefabricated modules out of New York City’s East River to build a university laboratory took careful planning and the work of one particular heavy-lift floating crane with a complicated past.
The nascent 3D-printing industry is working toward the goal of printing large-scale structures with specially designed feed material, but researchers working at a smaller scale are currently exploring techniques for printing a wide range of materials in complex shapes.
For decades, heavy-duty pickup-truck manufacturers have fought a number of shortcomings—reliability and longevity come immediately to mind—in winning the business of the all-important commercial buyer.
With signs of rising activity in the U.S. and China construction markets, global equipment manufacturers reported strong sales in the second quarter of 2017, following a period of consolidation and reorganization.
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