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May, 2004 Archive

Crane Claims


Canada TWO of the widows of the HSBC crane tragedy will face their husbands’ former employer in court. Melanie Whittard and Alison Clarke and accident survivor Gareth Hetherington will meet Hewden Tower Cranes at the Royal Courts of Justice next year. Mick Whittard, Peter Clarke and Martin Burgess fell 450ft Read More

Crane Driver Rescued from Above Burning Building


Wollongong, Australia A crane driver has been rescued by firefighters from his rig above a burning building in Wollongong, south of Sydney. Smoke enveloped the crane driver after fire broke out below him on the top floor of a four-level steel milling structure in suburban Coniston at about 9.30am (AEST), Read More