El Jobean, Florida The Misener Marine owned crane was lifting heavy concrete panels during a jetting process when the accident happened. It appears a lifting cable snapped and fell on the worker below. The injured man is out of the hospital and on the mend.
April, 2001 Archive
Boston, Massachusetts A large crane on the Big Dig project lost its concrete footing Saturday morning, forcing the temporary shutdown of Atlantic Avenue. The concrete support beneath the left side tracks of the crane gave way about 3 a.m. By noon, workers had shored up the concrete supports and the Read More
New York, New York Digging quickly through debris, at times with just their bare hands, rescue workers heroically saved a grapple operator buried beneath a potentially deadly mountain of steel and concrete yesterday. Firefighters lift grapple operator Ragnauth Jairan to safety from pile of twisted steel and concrete that fell on him Read More
Dulles, Virginia AOL Time Warner Inc., the largest Internet and media company, said some America Online customers had service problems earlier Thursday because of a power outage in northern Virginia. The New York-based company, whose America Online operations are based in Dulles, Va., is investigating which applications, such as e-mail Read More
Blytheville, Arkansas Two contractors were injured Wednesday afternoon at Nucor Steel Arkansas, according to plant manager Dave Chase. The men are employees of Systems Contracting Corp. and were identified as Michael Evans, 44, of Blytheville and Marty Kilman, 36, of Bald Knob. Both men were airlifted to the Regional Medical Read More