Crane Accidents

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August, 2001 Archive

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Crane Collapses at Demolition Site


Abu Dhabi  It is reported a crane deployed at a demolition site opposite Mariah Cinema at Al Najda street in Abu Dhabi collapsed yesterday, the third accident at the site in less than ten days. The crane operator is reported to have escaped unhurt and the debris hurtling down the Read More

Crane Tips Over At Church


Idaho Falls, Idaho More information lost due to broken link.

Construction Worker Crushed to Death at Southbank


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Update (03/21/2002):  Union Slaps Work Ban on Baulderstone Update (05/31/2004):  Company Received Victoria’s Second Largest Fine for a Fatal Workplace Accident It is reported there was a fatal accident involving a 300D Favelle tower crane today. Apparently, a rigging crew was climbing the crane and either through Read More

French Train Derailed by Crane


Perigueux, France More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Accident Blocks Street


Wellington, New Zealand More information lost due to broken links.

Two Die When Crane Collapses in Davie County


Farmington, North Carolina  The men fell more than 150 feet from inside a crane reportedly owned and operated by Guy M. Turner Inc., of Greensboro. The men worked for Caldwell Tanks, of Louisville Ky., which is building a water tank for Davie County. Two cranes operated by Guy M. Turner Inc. of Read More

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