Crane Accidents

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May, 1999 Archive

Operator Dies From Injuries Following an Accident With a 4100 Manitowoc

05/30/99
Manitowoc Boom Collapses Killing Operator - Canada

Lloydminster, Saskatchewan Canada At the Husky Oil co-generation project a 4100 Manitowoc in a ringer configuration was attempting to hoist a burner weighing in excess of 130 tons. It was hoisted to a height of approximately 85 feet when the operator was instructed to begin lowering the equipment, he dropped it Read More

Large Coal Crane Collapse Injures 5

05/28/99

Los Angeles, California Five workers were injured, one seriously, when a large coal crane on Terminal Island collapsed Friday night.

2 Electrocuted in North Fulton Crane Accident

05/27/99

More details lost to broken links

Three Workers Injured After Crane Topples

05/26/99

Naperville, IL More details lost to broken or missing links

Crane Tips While Driving

05/18/99

Houston, Texas Houston Fire Department Heavy Rescue crews work to free Lewis Bridwell from the wreckage of an overturned construction crane Tuesday. Bridwell was driving the crane, owned by Head & Guild Equipment Co., eastbound down Interstate 10 shortly before 2 p.m. when he swerved to avoid a car that Read More

Wind Gusts Knock Crane Over

05/15/99

El Paso, Texas It was at a remote job site outside of El Paso. Forrest Construction is the name of the contractor. It seems they had “tipped over” a Manitowoc model 4100. A Lampson Crane was on site trying to get the crane back upright. Apparently, the boom from the Read More

Maxim / Anthony Crane Crashes at Riverwalk Site

05/4/99

Augusta, Georgia More details lost due to missing or removed links.