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December, 2004 Archive

Barnhart Crane Changes its Name

12/18/04

Barnhart Crane and Rigging, a Memphis-based heavy rigging and transportation services company with a branch in Mobile, has changed its name to simply “Barnhart.”

Tadano Recalls 10,000 Crane Vehicles After Fatal Accident

12/10/04

Tokyo Construction-use crane maker Tadano Ltd. (6395.TO) said Friday that it is recalling some 10,000 crane vehicles after a faulty steering system caused a fatal accident in August. Due to the Japanese company’s late response, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport has issued a warning against Tadano to improve Read More

Crane Falls 120 Meters

12/3/04

Australia  A Bechtel spokesman says a boom collapsed from a crane in a lay-down area of the plant.

Worker Electrocuted at Achord Rd. Power Station

12/2/04

Dublin, Georgia More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Falls, Injures Two Men

12/2/04

Freeport, Maine More information lost due to broken links.

Worker is Killed in Bridge Project Led by Fru-Con

12/1/04
Worker is Killed in Bridge Project Led by Fru-Con

 New Town, North Dakota The company building the I-280 bridge over the Maumee River in Toledo suffered another workplace fatality yesterday when part of a bridge pier collapsed at a project in North Dakota, killing one and injuring three. The accident at the Fru-Con Construction company’s Four Bears Bridge project Read More