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April, 2008 Archive
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
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
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
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
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