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Long may your big jib draw, Torbay fishermen

A new, and long-awaited, jib crane is taking a load off fishermen in Torbay. “It means the world to me. No more strain on my back,” says John Waterman, who frequently hauls up boxes of cod weighing 150 pounds. The new piece of equipment comes courtesy of Paradise-based Steelfab Industries, which is lending the $50,000 crane to the fishermen for the foreseeable future. “We had a jib crane that we weren’t using at the time, so we put two and two together,” said Noel George, who is with the company. click here to read the story 20:37