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2000 Archive

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Fatal Construction Accident at the Future Home of the Academy Awards


Hollywood, California Francisco Javier Mendoza Jr., 24, of Norwalk apparently was at the bottom of an 80-foot parking structure excavation for the $430 million “Hollywood & Highland Development” when he was hit.  Los Angeles fire Capt. Steve Ruda told reporters near the accident site in the 1700 block of North Read More

A 65 Ton American Off the Chart in Mexico


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David McCoy III


Virginia Wednesday, six days after he was thrown from the cab of his 42-foot straddle carrier after it was broadsided and knocked over by another one. A resident of Suffolk, McCoy had been a crane operator in the Norfolk International Terminals port facalities for five years. He was a member Read More

Crane Tips Over While Moving Home

Mobile Crane Topples While Lifting Home 2000

Spokane, Washington A crane moving a manufactured home tipped over Monday in West Spokane’s Thorpe-Westwood Neighborhood. The crane was turning the home around to put it on a foundation when it tipped. The crane operator jumped to safety before the big machine fell all the way to the ground. The Read More

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