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Cranes in the Construction Industry by John Oliver

Cranes in the Construction Industry


Cranes in the Construction Industry by John Oliver

This book is an essential buy for managers of cranes and other heavy plant. It provides an educated insight into crane manufacturers under the Manitowoc brand, namely Potain, Grove and National Crane. Following on from his invaluable Volume 1, Administration of Heavy Construction Equipment, John Oliver's new book compiles information from the manufacturers themselves into a reference that should be stored with every hard hat.

About the Author

John A. Oliver is a leading expert on Heavy Construction Equipment with more than 50 Years experience, firstly with 5 years apprenticeship in the Admiralty Royal Dockyard, Chatham, Kent, U.K., covering Steam Turbines, Boilers, Submarine Diesel Engines and associated equipment. The next 10 years were on the design of Construction Equipment followed with 35 Years on equipment field management, covering The Middle East, W. Africa and N. Borneo.John is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers, U.K. He retired to the South of France in 2006.

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Publication date

1st March 2012


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