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December, 2004 Archive

Barnhart Crane Changes its Name


Barnhart Crane and Rigging, a Memphis-based heavy rigging and transportation services company with a branch in Mobile, has changed its name to simply “Barnhart.”

Tadano Recalls 10,000 Crane Vehicles After Fatal Accident


Tokyo Construction-use crane maker Tadano Ltd. (6395.TO) said Friday that it is recalling some 10,000 crane vehicles after a faulty steering system caused a fatal accident in August. Due to the Japanese company’s late response, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport has issued a warning against Tadano to improve Read More

Crane Falls 120 Meters


Australia  A Bechtel spokesman says a boom collapsed from a crane in a lay-down area of the plant.

Worker Electrocuted at Achord Rd. Power Station


Dublin, Georgia More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Falls, Injures Two Men


Freeport, Maine More information lost due to broken links.

Worker is Killed in Bridge Project Led by Fru-Con

Worker is Killed in Bridge Project Led by Fru-Con

 New Town, North Dakota The company building the I-280 bridge over the Maumee River in Toledo suffered another workplace fatality yesterday when part of a bridge pier collapsed at a project in North Dakota, killing one and injuring three. The accident at the Fru-Con Construction company’s Four Bears Bridge project Read More