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Construction Worker Killed in Crane Collapse on Butte des Morts Bridge

Fatal Crane Collapse 2012

Oshkosh, Wisconsin More Photos Added A construction worker from Green Bay was killed and a crane operator seriously injured when a crane lifting a 52-ton concrete girder onto the Butte des Morts bridge collapsed Thursday morning. It was the second death of a construction worker on the U.S. Highway 41 Read More

Crane Operator Injured in Timber Fall

Timber Falls on Crane Operator

United Kingdom A crane operator was injured in the UK yesterday when a load of timber flooring fell from an upper storey on his cab. The crane a compact city All Terrain crane was working on a building in Chelsea Harbour, London loading the flooring material onto the fifth floor Read More

Crawler Crane Overturns Off Canadian Barge

Crane Overturn Off Barge Canada 2012

Baffin Island, Canada A crane working on a barge in Pangnirtung on Baffin Island, northern Canada, overturned two weeks ago and is now disrupting the completion of the harbour. Thankfully no one was injured in the incident. The 120 tonne crane was working on the construction of the community’s small Read More

Crane Topples & Kills Man in Conroe

Crane Kills Man in Conroe

Conroe, Texas A construction worker died Thursday morning when the crane he was operating toppled over at the site where a new Garden Ridge store is being built to replace one that burned last October at I-45 near Texas 242 in Conroe. The crane was lifting a section of a Read More

Fatal Truck Mount Collapse in Glasgow

crane collapse glasgow 2012

Glasgow, Scotland One man is dead and another seriously injured after the boom of a truck mounted lift buckled in Glasgow Scotland. Details of what happened are sketchy, as it occurred less than two hours ago, but we understand that the two were working from a 43 metre Bizzochi lift Read More

Runaway Crane in Perth

Runaway Crane in Perth Australia 2012

Perth, Australia I believe this is the 3rd Crane Accident this month in Perth, Australia. The operator of a runaway crane in Bedfordale, near Perth, Western Australia, had a lucky escape yesterday after he failed to climb back into the cab and was trapped underneath. The crane, a three axle Read More

Crane Worker Saved by Harness

Utility Truck 2012

Rockville, Maryland A man escaped with minor injuries after his aerial lift was clipped by a passing truck on Friday in Rockville, Maryland, USA. The man was working from a utility truck at a busy intersection, the lift was boomed out over an open lane to reach a set of Read More

Window Cleaner Falls 17 Floors to His Death in Bahrain


Bahrain A window cleaner fell 17 floors to his death at the end of May after a cable failed on his suspended platform in Bahrain. The man Mohammed Shafique Siddique, 48, a Pakistani national was cleaning the windows of the Al Rossais Tower in Manāma when the cable snapped, throwing Read More

Crane Tumbles in New Haven

Crane Collapse New Haven Connecticut 2012

New Haven, Connecticut Workers were on the scene after a crane fell over in New Haven. It happened on Lloyd Street by River Road. News 8 has learned that no one was seriously hurt in the incident. No word yet on what caused the crane to tip over.

Crane Overturns in Victoria

Crane Overturns Victoria 2012

Victoria, Australia An All Terrain crane has overturned on a hospital jobsite in Mulgrave, Victoria, Australia today, whilst placing steelwork on a new laboratory extension at a cardiac centre. No one was hurt in the incident. What caused the crane, a four axle Tadano Faun to overturn is unclear as Read More

Strong Winds Cause Tower Crane Collapse in Australia

strong winds cause tower crane collapse

Perth, Australia Strong winds in Perth, Western Australia, took the luffing jib of a tower crane over the back and onto the roof of a hospital on Sunday as winds as high as 140kph caused widespread damage to the region. The crane that lost its jib, a Potain luffer, was Read More

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