Crane Accidents

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January, 2003 Archive

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Crane on Piledriver Boat Topples

01/29/03

China  A crane on a piledriver boat operating on a river near Heshan City in Guangdong province toppled over, taking the boat with it, the Guangzhou Morning News said. Four workers were confirmed dead and six are missing.

Four Workers Injured when Zeiger Crane Rental Boom Collapses at Pompano Apartment Site

01/29/03

Pompano Beach, Florida  More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Hits Power Lines Near Hospital

01/27/03

Nashville, Tennessee More information lost due to broken links.

Worker Lands in Hospital

01/27/03

Sarawak, Malaysia More information lost due to broken links.

Driver Uninjured as Crane Topples at Hospital

01/26/03

Australia  More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Mishap Leaves Some in Dark

01/25/03

Joliet, Illinois More information lost due to broken links.

Father, 51, Killed in Site Tragedy

01/22/03

Southern Vietnam  The incident, which also injured eight Vietnamese and one Malay worker, happened as a crane was lifting a 300-ton piece of machinery onto a platform on Wednesday.

No One Hurt as Debris Rains Down from Condo Under Construction

01/21/03

Fort Lauderdale, Florida Suffolk Construction is the contractor. More information lost due to broken links.

One Worker Seriously Injured in Collapse of 20-Story Tower Crane

01/17/03

Singapore More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Accident Leads to DOT Investigation

01/17/03

Columbia, South Carolina The crane is owned by White Crane Co., of Columbia. Alan Wertz, a South Carolina Department of Transportation engineer for the project, said crane operators must have certification to operate a crane. The operator’s background will be explored in the investigation, he said.

Dying at Lunch

01/17/03

Written by Rick Raef and used here with permission. One of the privileges growing up as a construction kid in the ’60′s was that I got to ride around the jobs with the foremen for Dad’s company. I’ll never forget the day I was about 9 years old, when I Read More

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