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 Post subject: Crane spotting
PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 2017 12:35 pm 
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Forgive me if I'm wrong, but I can't see a thread on the Irish Times' "crane watch" which was commenced last year.

http://www.irishtimes.com/business/comm ... -1.2956795

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There were 60 construction cranes visible over the centre of Dublin on February 1st from the seventh floor of The Irish Times building on Tara Street. This is an increase of two – or 3 per cent – on December’s total of 58 and a rise of 26 (or 76 per cent) on the 34 cranes recorded on February 1st, 2016, when The Irish Times crane survey was first launched.


An interesting one to keep an eye on, they post a monthly count.


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 Post subject: Re: Crane spotting
PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 2017 2:05 pm 
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For the sake of context and comparison, anyone know if there are any documented numbers of cranes prior to previous crash available?

I have searched google archived news, but couldn't find any references.


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 Post subject: Re: Crane spotting
PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 2017 8:25 pm 
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The number of cranes is only going to rise over the next 2 years particularly in the north docklands.


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 Post subject: Re: Crane spotting
PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2017 4:44 am 
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loadsa-cranes on the south docklands at the moment

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 Post subject: Re: Crane spotting
PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2017 9:08 am 
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snaps wrote:
For the sake of context and comparison, anyone know if there are any documented numbers of cranes prior to previous crash available?

I have searched google archived news, but couldn't find any references.


There was a thread ( I can't find) on the number of idle cranes around the city duringthe bust.

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 Post subject: Re: Crane spotting
PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2017 10:49 am 
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A metaphor for the Irish Times. If it isn't visible from within their South Dublin hinterland...


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 Post subject: Re: Crane spotting
PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2017 10:52 am 
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Bogman wrote:
A metaphor for the Irish Times. If it isn't visible from within their South Dublin hinterland...

Yeah, I had a laugh about that too. God forbid there might be a crane down in Cork or in Galway.


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 Post subject: Re: Crane spotting
PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2017 10:55 am 
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Barney Gumble wrote:
Bogman wrote:
A metaphor for the Irish Times. If it isn't visible from within their South Dublin hinterland...

Yeah, I had a laugh about that too. God forbid there might be a crane down in Cork or in Galway.



Yes typical example of Irish Times and R.T.E. South County Dublin short sightedness.


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 Post subject: Re: Crane spotting
PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2017 10:57 am 
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ixus wrote:
There was a thread ( I can't find) on the number of idle cranes around the city during the bust.
There was a Jones Lang LaSalle "Crane Watch" report - can you imagine!
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