Crane Accidents

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February, 2003 Archive

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Greensburg Man Dies

02/28/03

Greensburg, Indiana  He was apparently trapped between a metal bar at the rear and the hydraulic boom arm. The men were using the LS180 to lift pallets of wood, used in home building, at the time of the accident.

Fall from Crane Fatal to Worker

02/27/03

Columbia, Tennessee More information lost due to broken links.

Electricity Fuels Fire in Construction Crane

02/26/03

Newberg, Oregon More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Hits Powerlines; Driver Dies of Massive Shock

02/26/03

Sydney, Australia  More information lost due to broken links.

Worker Injured in Fall on Crane

02/24/03

United Kingdom A 60-YEAR-OLD man received serious injuries to his chest after falling from a crane at Kimberly-Clark on Saturday.

Crane Mishap Knocks Hole in Buckham Library

02/22/03

Faribault, Minnesota A 10-ton crane accidentally slid down a hill and into the Buckham Memorial Library in Faribault, Minnesota, February 17, knocking a hole in it. A Met-Con Construction crew was positioning the crane for roof work on the nearby community center when it suddenly slid down the hill toward Read More

Crane Rams Mayor’s Car

02/21/03

Manilla  More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Hits Power Line, Triggers Outage

02/21/03

Sharon, Pennsylvania More information lost due to broken links.

Driver Trapped by Steel is Rescued

02/17/03

United Kingdom More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Operator Dies After 2000kg Steel Bars Fell on Him

02/16/03

Singapore  More information lost due to broken links.

Eight Missing After Pontoon Crane Crashes Onto a Tugboat

02/16/03
Eight Missing After Pontoon Crane Crashes Onto a Tugboat

Kota Tinggi, Malaysia Eight people, including seven Indonesians, are reported missing after a 120-tonne pontoon crane crashed onto a tugboat, sinking it in Pulau Juling waters near Teluk Sengat here early Saturday. The seven Indonesians are identified as the captain of the tugboat “Tug Tambat” Suradi Rasyid, 55, engineer Suyitno, Read More

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