The British manufacturer is launching its 'Hydradig' - a wheeled excavator with a low-slung engine that achieves the Holy Grail of allowing a near panoramic view from the cab above, along with a centre of gravity that allows a one-tonne payload to be swung a full 360 degrees without the need to deploy the outrigging
They still go to sea in bancas, rickety craft with bamboo outrigging
lashed together with wire and fishing line.
Sitting under a "chandelier" made of an old colander and outrigging
, next to a brightly colored mural of seaweed and clown fish, we knew this had to be good.
Piloting the Morning Mist--a white, twin-engine troller with outrigging
as tall as flagpoles and orange floats the size of beach balls dangling like ornaments from its rails--is Larry Calvin, a spry, white-haired fisherman in suspenders.
Construction of the lofty new building with a center courtyard brought new challenges of wind pressure and danger for the workers, requiring special outrigging
, scaffolding and bracing for the roof work.