crane hoist

crane hoist

[′krān ‚hȯist]
(mechanical engineering)
A mobile construction machine built principally for lifting loads by means of cables and consisting of an undercarriage on which the unit moves, a cab or house which envelops the main frame and contains the power units and controls, and a movable boom over which the cables run.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Prosecuting for the Health and Safety Executive, Sally Hawkins told the court the shutter, being used to form a mold for a bundwall to go round the tank, slipped from the crane hoist, trapping him.
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