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Lampson 1000T Transi-lift Boom Failure

10/7/91
Lampson 1000T Transi-lift Boom Failure

Beaumont, Texas The accident happened on a Mobil Oil project through the Contractor Kellogg Constructors, Inc. (KCI) The Lampson had just finished picking up a 950 ton vessel (kind of pushing capacity) from the horizontal position to the vertical position, and began its trek to the left (backing up-traveling under Read More