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Crane Falls off a Bridge in Flower Mound

05/7/10
Crane Falls Off Bridge Flower Main Texas 2010

Flower Mound, Texas A crane fell off a bridge under construction in Flower Mound on Friday. It happened around 10 a.m. on Spinks Road, east of Garden Ridge and west of Duncan Road. No one was hurt. The crane operator was inside the cab when the accident happened.

Crane Boom Folds in Jubail

05/4/10
Jubail

Jubail, Saudi Arabia The boom of a telescopic truck crane collapsed yesterday while erecting an electricity pylon in Jubail, Saudi Arabia. The crane, a four axle Tadano truck crane was rigged with full boom, and fully extended swingaway extension. The crane had been erecting a pylon The crane was rigged Read More

Bergenfield Home Damaged by Toppled Crane

04/29/10
Crane Collapse on Home Injures None New Jersey 2010

Bergenfield, New Jersey A Birch Avenue home was severely damaged Thursday morning, after a crane toppled over onto the house, police said. One person home at the time was not injured. The crane, which had an arm that extended more than 90 feet, was in the middle of removing a Read More

Ballarat Man Unhurt After Rolling Crane

04/27/10
Mobile Crane Loses Control Australia 2010

Ballarat, Australia A BALLARAT crane driver was lucky to escape injury after his vehicle rolled on the Western Highway at Buangor this morning. The man, aged in his 60s, was travelling west along the highway when he lost control of the vehicle in wet conditions. It happened near Peacocks Rd Read More

Crane Collapses onto Wires and Home

04/26/10
Crane Collapses on Wires Sarasota Florida 2010

Sarasota, Florida Read Update A crane being used on a bridge replacement project collapsed and fell onto power lines and a home Monday night, causing an electrical outage for about 1,400 homes near the intersection of Lockwood Ridge Road and Webber Street. When the crane toppled, a generator hanging from Read More

Crane Topples Into Wellington Building

04/23/10
Mobile Crane Falls on Apartment Building New Zealand 2010

Wellington, New Zealand A mobile crane has toppled into an apartment building on Lorne St in Wellington. Witness Nick Torea said he was walking up Lorne St after his lunch break about 12.30pm and saw the back end of the mobile crane teetering on an angle of about 45 degrees. Read More

Crane Working at Factoria Mall Tips Over

04/17/10
Crane tips at Factoria Mall Bellevue, Washington 2010

Bellevue, Washington A crane tipped over at Factoria Mall early Saturday.The accident happened at about 5 a.m. in an empty parking lot. The crane operator was moving an awning with a mall sign on it when the crane started to tip over. The operator was able to jump out. He was Read More

Crane Falls Over at Police Barracks

04/15/10
Crane Collapses in Boston 2010

BOSTON A crane collapsed Wednesday at the State Police barracks in South Boston. The crane collapsed over a large pit. There were three construction workers in the pit at the time, but no one was injured. The crane, which had been pile-driving at a nearby construction site, came down on Read More

Crane Topples at Downtown Columbus Construction Site

04/13/10
Crane Topples in Columbus 2010

Columbus Three people have been injured in an accident involving a crane at a downtown Columbus construction site Tuesday morning. The crane is on its side near Town and Third Streets, at the former City Center site.  The mall was demolished and the site is in the process of being converted to a Read More

Crane Topples Over Near School

04/12/10
Crane Tipped Over in Choctaw Oklahoma 2010

Workers with Boldt Construction said no one was hurt when a crane fell over at a construction site behind Choctaw Middle School. Crews are in the process of building a new middle school. A crane fell over sometime late Monday morning, authorities said. Choctaw Superintendent Dr. Jim McCharen said his Read More

Dock Workers Cheat Death in Steel Slab Crash

04/10/10
Steel Slabs Crash in Crane Accident 2010

Three dock workers were lucky to escape with their lives after 28 tonnes of steel came crashing down in an incident at Port Kembla. The workers were on board the Panamanian flag of convenience vessel Cos Knight at the BlueScope Steel and Patrick Stevedores wharves loading slabs of steel bound Read More

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