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April, 2008 Archive

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Crane Tips Into Denver Building, Hits Power Lines

04/30/08

Denver, Colorado More information lost due to broken links.

Worker Trapped On Tower Crane Is Deceased

04/30/08

Parole, Maryland  More information lost due to broken links.

Worker Killed in Crane Collapse

04/30/08
Worker Killed in Crane Collapse

Ingleside, Texas A Gulf Marine Fabricators worker trapped inside a collapsed crane for more than two hours Tuesday died later in the day from injuries he suffered during the accident, officials said. The damaged crane was among two that collapsed about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday when working with other cranes to Read More

Child Dies Under Crane Load Managed by Father

04/29/08

Sutrio, Italy More information lost due to broken links.

Four Workers Killed in Syrian Crane Collapse

04/29/08

Damascus, Syria More information lost due to broken links.

Large Crane Overturns on Route 169

04/29/08

California  More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Fire Causes Problems for Auckland Firefighters

04/29/08

New Zealand Firefighters used aerial ladders to pump foam onto a burning straddle crane at the Ports of Auckland today. The crane driver noticed smoke coming from the engine compartment and tried to fight the fire with an extinguisher but made little progress and raised the alarm, fire safety officer Read More

Crane Disrupts Power

04/29/08

Canada  About 4,300 residents were left without power Monday afternoon after a construction mishap in the West End. “A crane doing some construction work inadvertently took down some overhead wires,” said B.C. Hydro representative Susan Danard. The blackout affected a downtown area from Stanley Park to Burrard Street and Comox Read More

Family to Celebrate Crane Death Victim 10 years On

04/23/08

United Kingdom Original Story Company Cleared of Charges A decade on from his death in an industrial accident, the friends and family of Simon Jones will gather tomorrow evening to remember him. Simon was killed on his first day working for Euromin at Shoreham Docks, unloading bags of aggregate from Read More

Crane Topples on Port Angeles Pier; Operator Injured

04/23/08
Crane Topples on Port Angeles Pier; Operator Injured

Port Angeles, Washington A crane toppled at the Port of Port Angeles Terminal 1 pier, leaving the operator seriously injured on Wednesday. The man, who was training how to use the crane owned by Jim Maddix, jumped out when he saw it was about to fall, and the cab of Read More

Crane Hits Transmission Lines, Cuts Power

04/23/08

Dubuque, Iowa  More information lost due to broken links.

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