Titan crane


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Ti´tan crane


1.(Mach.) A massive crane with an overhanging counterbalanced arm carrying a traveler and lifting crab, the whole supported by a carriage mounted on track rails. It is used esp. for setting heavy masonry blocks for piers, breakwaters, etc.
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Landmarks across Scotland are being lit up red as part of this year's Scottish Poppy Appeal - including the Kelpies in Falkirk, the Titan Crane in Clydebank, Glasgow's SSE Hydro, Edinburgh Castle and the tower at Edinburgh Airport.
If you're in Glasgow, check out the Sonica festival launching Thursday and throughout the following week, with amazing interactive entertainment at Kelvingrove Bandstand, Glasgow Science Centre, St Enoch Centre and even the top of the Titan Crane, featuring music, fun and more.
On Thursday evening, the landmark Titan crane at Clydebank was lit pink in her memory.
Scotland has several marvels of engineering - the Forth Bridge, the titan crane and Bell Rock lighthouse - but only one, the Falkirk Wheel, is navigable by boat.
Up to September 2014, 99 awards have recognised industrial artefacts and sites such as the Holland One submarine, the Mallard, the Wellington Bomber, Crossness Pumping Station, the Falkirk Wheel and the Titan crane.
TWO POPULAR TOURIST ATTRACTIONS-Waikiki Beach Wave Pool in Arizona and the Titan Crane in Scotland--were designated as historic landmarks of mechanical engineering achievement in August.
The Titan Crane in Scotland has been recognised as one of the world's engineering masterpieces with an international award from the American Society of Civil Engineers.
uk/healthwellbeing /fit-as-a-fiddle (3) If you've got a head for heights, the Titan Crane on the Queens Quay at Clydebank will give you amazing views over the River Clyde and far beyond.
Tommy Proctor, a former towage industry worker, will also talk about the shipyard industry in the North East and there will be screenings of films of the Titan Crane leaving the River Tyne for a new location on the West Coast of India.
The Clydebank-born former striker, who was capped 53 times for Scotland, returned to his home town to conduct the Challenge Cup draw at the iconic Titan Crane alongside Olympic silver medal swimmer Dan Wallace.
As for the main picture, the Titan crane spent most of its work-tan work ing life dropping 40-ton blocks of concrete to provide a protective arc for the pier against the rough North Sea.