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November, 2006 Archive

Rules Reviewed After Spate of Crane Accidents


Deadly or near-fatal crane accidents around the nation in recent months have spurred safety reviews, triggered fines and left survivors shaking. In Miami and Dade County, a hotbed of construction in Florida, a crane industry work group is considering safety recommendations after a construction worker plunged 39 stories to his death Read More

Victim in Bellevue Crane Collapse is Microsoft Attorney

Tower Crane Kills 1 in Apartment Crash

Seattle, Washington Searchers spent the day sorting through the rubble caused by a giant construction crane that collapsed onto an apartment house in downtown Bellevue Thursday, leaving one person dead. The victim was identified today as Matt Ammon, 31, a Microsoft employee for five months. The King County Medical Examiner’s Read More