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January, 2006 Archive

Coroner Urges Crane Recall

01/20/06

Australia Original Story (09/20/03):  Tas Crane Accident Kills Man A coroner has recommended the recall of similar articulating pick and carry cranes to that which was involved in an accident that led to the death of a man in Tasmania, Australia on September 20 2003. The inquest finally concluded after Read More

Windows’ Settlement Reached in Crane Deaths at Miller Park

01/9/06

Milwaukee The families of three ironworkers killed in a 1999 crane collapse at Miller Park have reached a settlement in their lawsuit against insurance companies and the contractor hired to install the ballpark’s roof, their attorney said Monday. The exact amount was not disclosed, but Robert Habush, the lead attorney Read More

Past Grief Helped Forge Star

01/1/06

El Cajon, California It’s been nearly 10 years since Jenna Cvitkovich lost her father. Wayne Cvitkovich, a veteran ironworker, was working on the expansion of Fashion Valley shopping center in June 1996 when he was killed by a steel beam that fell from a crane. The accident and its aftermath Read More