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February, 2011 Archive

Military Crane Falls Off Military Trailer Truck in Harmon

Crane Falls Off Trailer in Guam 2011

Guam Military personnel are at the scene in the Harmon Industrial Park where a crane fell off a military trailer truck. The crane is seen on the ground, tipped to its left side toward the Genhis Khan furniture store parking lot area. It’s unclear if anyone was hurt, and why Read More

Overhead Crane Injures Canadian Worker


Ontario, Canada On Feb. 22, a 41-year-old worker from London was knocked unconscious after he was hit by a swinging bin being moved by an overhead crane. He was not seriously injured. It also comes exactly one week after the Ministry of Labour received complaints about how the crane was Read More

Man Dies in 200ft Crane Fall at Plymouth Building Site

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Plymouth, United Kingdom A man has died after falling about 200ft (61m) from a crane in Plymouth. Emergency services were called to a building site on Sutton Road, in the Coxside area of the Devon city, at 1837 GMT on Thursday. Police said the man fell from the crane at Read More

Manslaughter Indictment Stands in 2008 Crane Accident Case

Tower Crane Accident Manhattan New York 2011

Manhattan, New York A Manhattan judge this morning upheld the manslaughter indictment against crane company owner James Frank Lomma, meaning charges that he recklessly caused a fatal 2008 collapse by putting a cheaply-refurbed crane in service on East 91st Street can now proceed to trial later this year. Lomma, 65, Read More

Crane Collapse Shuts Down Local Businesses

Crane Tips from Tree Florida 2011

Lake Mary, Florida Some Seminole County business owners can’t go to work Tuesday after a crane fell into their building Monday night. The business owners are upset and anxious, and wondering when they will be able to reopen. Inspectors were on the scene Tuesday trying to determine if the building Read More

Businessman Killed in Machine Collapse at Jaipur Metro Site


Jaipur, India A prominent businessman of the city was killed when a piling machine at a Jaipur Metro project site collapsed and fell on his car near Sushilpura on Thursday afternoon. The victim, Vikram Maheshwari (35), was the franchise owner of Talwalkars Gym in Jaipur. Maheshwari was on way to Read More