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The Life of Cranes

What is a crane? How do they get up there? How much does an operator earn? The answers to these and many more questions will be aired in a new BBC Radio 4 series of five programmes to be broadcast this week.

“The Life of Cranes” will be presented by Dylan Winter at 15.45 GMT each day from Monday March 18th to Friday March 22nd. Research for the 15 minute programmes included interviews with such luminaries as the man who designed the massive Kroll tower cranes now working on the Three Gorges Dam in China, Bill Green (ex-Grove and now M-D of Previously Loved Cranes Ltd), and our own Tim Whiteman, Publisher of Cranes & Access and Co-Author of The History of Cranes.

The Life of Cranes is a series of 15 minute programmes that will be broadcast daily on the UK's BBC Radio 4 at 15.45 GMT from March 18 to 22. The programmes can be listened to anywhere in the world by clicking on the links shown below.

The programmes can be listened to live on the Internet and maybe available
after they have been broadcast.