Monday, May 19, 2014

World's largest crane


Taisun is the world's strongest crane and has a safe working load of 20,000 metric tons. Taisun is designed and built for the installation of very large modules in semi submersibles and FPSO projects and located at Yantai Raffles Shipyard in Yantai, Shandong Province, China. The crane holds the three heaviest lifts of all time: 20,133 metric ton, 17,100 ton and 14,000 ton.

Click here to see a slide show showing a lift in progress: http://www.slideshare.net/nielshaakman/worlds-largest-crane-in-action-presentation

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Google's Self-Driving Car Test



Google announced a self-driving car project in 2010 to make driving safer, more enjoyable, and more efficient. Having safely completed over 200,000 miles of computer-led driving, its first car hit the streets in California this week.