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November, 2008 Archive

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Moving Boat Sends Jolt Through Kurnell

11/10/08

Australia  Power lines at Kurnell were damaged by a crane accident this afternoon. People at the scene said a crane was moving a boat on Prince Charles Parade when it touched overhead wires. An EnergyAustralia spokeswoman said engineers examined the damage and found that it was restricted to low voltage Read More

Fallen Crane Removed; SZR Scheduled to be Opened by 12.30pm

11/9/08

United Arab Emirates A senior police official said overloading was the probable cause of a crane collapsing on a gantry on Shaikh Zayed Road on Sunday morning. A mast of a crane belonging to a Dubai Metro contractor fell on a gantry at 4.30am on Sunday, throwing the morning rush Read More

Crane Tips Over in Statesboro

11/7/08
Crane Tips Over in Statesboro

Statesboro, Georgia A crane has tipped over on the westside of Statesboro near west Main Street and MLK. Crane operators were trying to lift a silo when both toppled over. Luckily, no was hurt. The crane and the silo both sustained damage. It’s unknown how long it will take to Read More

Crane Mishap Posed No Danger

11/6/08

Buffalo, New York An official of LP Ciminelli, managers for the Depew School District’s capital project, assured the Board of Education on Wednesday that “nobody was ever in danger” during a crane accident Monday at Cayuga Heights Elementary School. Greg Baker said, “We’re sorry it happened,” adding that a representative Read More

Crane Fall Victim in Critical Condition at Erlanger

11/5/08

Rome, Georgia  Johnny Studdards, who was a victim in a crane accident Tuesday while cleaning the First Baptist Church of Rome’s exterior on Fourth Avenue remains in critical condition at Erlanger Hospital this morning in the intensive care unit. Rome police reported that Studdards was 50 feet in the air Read More

Bay City Man Hospitalized In Crane Accident

11/4/08

Battle Creek, Michigan  A Bay City journeyman roofer with Stephenson & Sons Roofing, of Burton, was seriously injured Tuesday morning on a job site at Kraft Foods in Battle Creek. Martin Wrona, 43, was transported to Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo with serious head injuries. TV5 spoke with the foreman Read More

Roads Reopened after Crane Overturned

11/4/08
Roads Reopened after Crane Overturned

Montville, Connecticut  The westbound portion of Route 2A remains closed after a construction crane overturned on Route 2A west, directly behind Fort Shantok Road in Montville. Mohegan Sun Boulevard has reopened. Exiting casino patrons are being diverted onto Route 32, which connects with Interstate 395. Route 2A could reopen after Read More

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