Machine holds an egg – level 2
This news is about a crane operator. He has achieved something quite amazing. He used his crane to pick up an egg.
The crane weighs 24 tons, and it is normally used to move long metal pipes. The Chinese man is a very dedicated worker. He said that he practices grabbing pipes day and night. He works for an oil field company. He says that the sound of the pipes is like music to him. It always makes him “full of happiness”.
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
What techniques did the crane operator employ to ensure he safely picked up the egg?
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