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Crane Accident in Twin Falls

03/24/11
Crane Accident in Twin Falls Idaho 2011

Twin Falls, Idaho Rescue workers are at the scene of a construction crane accident in northwest Twin Falls. KMVT initially received reports that 2 people had been injured but our crew at the location has not been able to confirm that. The accident is at the site at the new Read More

Outriggers Give Way Under Big Crane

03/24/11
Crane Outriggers Give Way Denmark  2011

Denmark A 450 tonne All Terrain crane went over on a wind farm in Denmark last week dropping the rotor blades of a turbine it was helping to repair. The crane, a Grove GMK7450 was owned by Krangården was lowering the turbine’s rotor blades to the ground on a farm Read More

One Dead, One Hurt After Lift Falls at Tampa Warehouse

03/11/11
Crane Accident at Pepsi Plant Florida 2011

Tampa, Florida A maintenance worker was killed and another was injured early today after an automated lift machine fell 20 feet onto them at a Tampa warehouse, officials said. The machine was undergoing maintenance when it fell about 1 a.m. at the Pepsi bottling warehouse, 11315 N. 30th St., according Read More

Loader Accidents in Austria

03/10/11
Crane Tips Over in Russia 2011

Vösendorf, Austria On Monday a truck driver was using his loader crane to unload window frames in Vösendorf near Vienna when it toppled over and landed on a minivan and the front of a passing car. A woman and six year old child in the car were unhurt, but a bystander Read More

Deadly Industrial Accident a Kitchener Condo Project

03/9/11
Crane Accident Ontario Canada (Belmont) 2011

Ontario, Canada There has been another accident at the condominium under construction on Belmont Avenue West in Kitchener, Ont., and this time it was fatal. According to Waterloo Regional police, the call came in around 10:10 a.m. on Wednesday morning and the man was pronounced dead in hospital a short Read More

Loader Accident in Austria

03/9/11
Russian Crane Accident Aftermath 2011

Amstetten, Austria The boom and jib of a loader crane literally snapped off as it was lifting a pallet of old roof tiles from the side of a house in Amstetten, Lower Austria. The broken part of the boom along with its jib/upper boom fell onto a scaffold that ran along Read More

1 Dead, 1 Injured in New Castle Steel Factory Accident

03/8/11
New Castle Steel Factory Accident

New Castle, Indiana One person was killed and another injured Tuesday when a scissor lift fell inside of a New Castle steel plant. Henry County Sheriff Butch Baker told 24-Hour News 8 rescue crews responded to ATI Allegheny Ludlum Corporation at 516 W. State Road 38 in New Castle shortly Read More

Military Crane Falls Off Military Trailer Truck in Harmon

02/22/11
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

Crane Collapse Shuts Down Local Businesses

02/8/11
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

Road Closed After Crane Overturns

01/26/11
Boom Truck Crane Slips Off Ridge

Marshall County, West Virgina An early morning accident left a crane overturned and a Marshall County Road shut down. The driver of a crane was trying to navigate through the windy, narrow curves of Birch Ridge Road when his crane toppled. No injuries were reported, but police said Birch Ridge Read More

Worker Dies at Henley Bridge

01/25/11
2 Workers Dead at Henley Bridge Project (2)

Knoxville, Tennessee Tosha levied $16,750 in various penalties against Britton Bridge LLC following the work-site death of a project foreman on Jan. 25. John Womac, 33, of Charleston, Tenn., died after being struck in the head by the bucket and arm of a track hoe on the south side of Read More

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