Crane Accidents

Gantry System Fails


Houston, Texas

It is reported that one end of the gantry system failed and dropped the heater coil on the railcar as it was being lifted. It was also reported there was only minimal damage to the heater coil.  Phillips Crane & Rigging gantry crane collapsed while lifting a heater coil off of a flatcar. There is an on-going investigation to determine the cause of the accident. No injuries were reported.

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