Crane Accidents

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July, 2001 Archive

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Man Pleads No Contest to Negligent Homicide in Bachelor Party Death

07/29/01

Gaylord, Michigan  More information lost due to broken links.

Two Repairmen Electrocuted in Siberia

07/29/01

Russia  Gross violation of safety rules led to the death of two people in Zheleznogorsk, Eastern Siberia, reports the officer on duty at the Krasnoyarsk territorial emergency headquarters. The accident occurred on Thursday. A maintenance crew was fixing a ferro-concrete fence on the grounds of a local fire station when Read More

ISU Crane Arm Collapses

07/28/01

Normal, Illnois It is reported all three cranes are owned and operated by Big Hook Crane Service of Bloomington. Damage from crane crash estimated at $300,000.00 More information lost due to broken links.  

Worker at Library Electrocuted

07/28/01

Culver, Indiana  More information lost due to broken links.

Oilfield Worker Electrocuted

07/28/01

Clearwater, Kansas Two others suffer serious burns when their truck boom touches a power line west of Clearwater.

Crane Accident Tips Bridge into More Troubled Waters

07/28/01

Australia  More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Accident Closes Blvd. of The Allies

07/27/01

Pittsburg, Pennsylvania A crane struck and loosened an overhead road sign on the Boulevard of the Allies near Duquesne University. Inbound lanes were shut down because of fears that the sign would fall onto a passing vehicle.

Serious Accident at Auckland Wharf

07/25/01

Aukland, New Zealand More information lost due to broken links.

Worker Crushed Against Truck

07/23/01

Franklin, Georgia It is reported that on Monday July 23, Mr. Jeffery Thompson was killed at the Wansley Power Plant near Franklin, Georgia. Reportedly, the outriggers of an on-site Grove crane were brought in to let the workers get by on the last day of work and when the operator Read More

Crane Crash Kills Four

07/23/01

Moscow, Russia Four workers died Saturday when a 150-ton crane collapsed in the Urals region of Sverdlovsk, burying them underneath, the Emergency Situations Ministry said. A ministry spokesman said the four men were part of a team carrying out repairs on a railroad bridge when one of the bridge’s pillars Read More

Falling Crane Part Kills One

07/20/01

Cambodia  The crane operator fled the scene. More information lost due to broken links.

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