This Chinese Crane is Capable of Lifting 98 Statue of Libertys!!

Yantai 30 Story Monster Crane

Yantai Raffles shipyard in Yantai, Shandong, have just unveiled there latest beast! A 30-story Taisun crane designed to lift 20,000 metric ton oil rig platforms!

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The crane is a bridge crane design, consisting of two parallel steel beams, each measuring 126cm long. Each monstrous beam is fitted with 6 powerful winches and there accompanying wires and controls, and weighs in at a whopping 4800 tons! Each winch is capable of lifting 2000 tons each, or 20,000 tons when in unison!

Via: Sino Concept and  Gizmodo

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  1. Gene
    June 25, 2011

    126cm long? Did you mean 126 metres?

  2. JohnMc
    June 25, 2011

    Yeah, I think he did 🙂

    • June 29, 2011

      Yup, I did …. : )