Crane Accidents

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July, 2001 Archive

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Man Pleads No Contest to Negligent Homicide in Bachelor Party Death


Gaylord, Michigan  More information lost due to broken links.

Two Repairmen Electrocuted in Siberia


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


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


Culver, Indiana  More information lost due to broken links.

Oilfield Worker Electrocuted


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


Australia  More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Accident Closes Blvd. of The Allies


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


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

Worker Crushed Against Truck


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


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


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

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