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April, 2008 Archive

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Crane Accident Causes Road Closure

04/23/08

San Antonio, Texas More information lost due to broken links.

Driver Recalls Horror of Crane Collapse

04/23/08
Driver Recalls Horror of Crane Collapse (1)

Florida Yesenia Rives was tooling down Interstate 75 in Estero on Wednesday, weighing a trip to the beach, when a construction crane teetered, swayed and crashed to the roadway right before her. “I had like 10 seconds to react” — or maybe less, the 17-year-old Naples girl later recalled. As Read More

Two Hurt in E-Way Mishap

04/23/08

Pune, India  Two people were injured after a crane hit an ST bus on the Pune-Mumbai Expressway, which resulted in a traffic jam for almost two hours on Tuesday evening. The bus driver was among the injured. The accident happened at km 18, which comes under the Khopoli police station. Read More

Three Workers Die in Sharjah Accident

04/23/08

United Arab Emirates Three Asian workers on Tuesday died after they fell from the 10th floor of building under construction in Sharjah. The incident took place at around 2pm on the King Faisal Street near Choitram supermarket. According to an eyewitness the three workers were standing on a scaffolding to Read More

One Dead After Car Hits Crane Near Campbellsport

04/22/08

Wisconsin  More information lost due to broken links.

Mars Hill Man Injured in Electrical Accident

04/19/08

Mars Hill, Maine  More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Operator Killed

04/19/08

California More information lost due to broken links.

Construction Crane Tips Over, Injuring Three Workers

04/18/08

Edinburgh, Indiana One construction worker suffered broken bones and two others suffered minor injuries when a crane tipped over today at a hotel construction site in Edinburgh. Workers were using the crane to build the Hilton Garden Inn, 12210 N. Executive Drive, when the accident occurred about 4:30 p.m. More Read More

N-Plant Worker Crushed by Crane

04/18/08

United Kingdom More information lost due to broken links.

City Tower Crane Inspections Yield Numerous Violations

04/17/08

New York Original Story (3/15/2008):  Crane Topples in Manhattan, Killing at Least Four People Officials on Thursday wrapped up their inspections of the city’s cranes, which were prompted by last month’s deadly crane collapse in Manhattan. The Department of Buildings said that eight of the 29 cranes inspected throughout the Read More

Construction Accident

04/17/08

Saint Augustine, Florida Two co-workers of Wolfe Technologies on a construction site at the end of Osceola Elementary Road got into trouble yesterday evening when one of the workers attempted to use a crane to lower the other from the roof of a building approximately 40-50 feet off the ground. Read More

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