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November, 2001 Archive

Alarm As Employer Cleared in Death Case


United Kingdom Original Story Family Moves on 2008 Campaigners expressed concern yesterday after an employer was cleared of manslaughter, despite a “deplorable” safety policy which resulted in the decapitation of a casual worker by the jaws of a crane grab two hours after he started work. Simon Jones, 24, was Read More

Traffic Chaos Hits City After Vandals Topple Crane into River


Dublin, Ireland Vandals who toppled a 50-ton crane into the River Liffey brought Dublin city centre traffic to a standstill yesterday.

Accident Disrupts Utilities Service to Two Thousand


Cape Girardeau, Missouri The crane operator, Larry Boxdorfer, escaped without injury. Boxdorfer is a crane operator for Robinson Construction Co. of Perryville, Missouri.

Bizarre Crane-Car Accident


Jahor Baru, Asia A pregnant woman was killed along with her mother-in-law, daughter and the unborn baby when a crane crashed into the car they were travelling in yesterday.

One Bridge Inspector Dead, One Injured in Early Morning Accident


Charlestown, Massachusetts More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Collapses Near St. Paul School


St. Paul, Minnesota  More information lost due to broken links.

Two Injured in Crane Collapse


The Woodlands, Texas More information lost due to broken links.

Toppled Crane Snarls Northwest Suburban Traffic


Chicago, Illinois The crane is owned and operated by Crane & Steel Inc., of Addison, Illinois