Toledo, Ohio A man was hurt slightly yesterday when a hydraulic boom crane, capable of lifting 250 tons, that he was operating fell over at the I-280 Maumee River Crossing construction site between Front Street and Starr Avenue, authorities said.
March, 2003 Archive
Stuart, Florida Big Johnson Concrete Pumping workers try to find a way to remove the boom of their concrete-pumping crane from the roof of Blair and Christine Wickstrom’s home Wednesday in Stuart. The crane fell after the operator, Michael Pokornicki, pulled in an outrigger used to support the crane’s boom while the Read More
New Zealand A short cut with a 30-tonne crane ended with the Hawke’s Bay Expressway being blocked for more than two hours yesterday. The crane, being used by contractors Smithbridge on the construction of the Kennedy Road overbridge, flipped backwards as it negotiated a short, steep bank and its boom Read More
Chicago, Illinois A Loop construction worker was injured when a crane he was operating tipped over. The crane operator was pinned in the cab for about 15 minutes at a work site at Franklin and Monroe streets. Chicago Fire Department crews freed the man and transported him to Northwestern Memorial Read More