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March, 2008 Archive

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Brandon Man Dies After Fall at Construction Site


Alexandria, Minnesota More information lost due to broken links.

Indian Worker Dies in Crane Crash in UAE


Dubai, United Arab Emirates An Indian worker died after a crane he was operating at a construction site collapsed in Sharjah emirate of the UAE. The 23-year-old crane operator, identified as K R, was moving construction material to the fifth floor when suddenly the crane went crashing down, apparently due Read More

Crane Working on New I-64 Topples Over


Ladue, Missouri  More information lost due to broken links.

Residents Escape From Falling Crane


Ireland  Severe winds over the weekend almost toppled a heavy 200 foot high crane onto houses at Broomhall and only an empty building under construction managed to break the fall and prevent a potential disaster.However, Wicklow Fire Services had to act quick and evacuated everyone out of eight houses with Read More

Teen Killed in Crane Accident At Beaver Creek Country Club


Washington County, Maryland Nevin Petre, 19, was trying to remove a tree when the crane turned on its side.

Overturned Mobile Crane on I-95


Jupiter, Florida More information lost due to broken links.

Nine Hurt as Crane Crashes Into a Car


United Arab Emirates Nine Asians were injured seriously in a horrific vehicle pile-up after a mobile crane crashed into one car, hit a cement road barrier and brought down an electric pole at the busy National Paints roundabout here yesterday afternoon. The diesel from the crane spilt on to the Read More

Driver in Critical Condition After Crashing into Crane


New Orleans, Louisiana More information lost due to broken links.

Oops! Builder’s Crane Topples Over and Destroys Brand New £1m Luxury Home

Oops! Builder

United Kingdom  A monstrous 50-ton crane has destroyed a million-pound home which builders had just finished. The towering lorry’s 50ft boom arm was part of a clean-up at the site in Broadstairs, Kent, when it toppled over – taking a roof with it. Neighbours in Kingsgate Avenue, who live yards Read More

Crane Operator Rescued From Richmond Cliff


Richmond, California More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Truck Driver Dies in Crash


China  Police are investigating a traffic accident in Tseung Kwan O in which a 38-year-old crane truck driver was killed last night.  

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