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July, 2009 Archive

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No Serious Injuries in Wyo Crane Accident

07/6/09

Gillette, Wyoming Officials say there were no serious injuries in a crane accident at the Dry Fork power plant construction site in Campbell County. Basin Electric Construction Manager Tom Stalcup says a crane boom broke Monday morning while working on a coal silo east of the Dry Fork mine. He Read More

200ft Crane Falls on Flats in Liverpool

07/6/09
Liverpool Tower Crane Collapse July 2009

Liverpool, UK 5/12/2012 Update: Contractors Found Guilty 04/16/2012 Update: Construction Firms in Court Dozens of terrified residents at a swanky apartment block became trapped in their homes after a 200ft crane came crashing over on the roof. The 50 tonne ‘Wolfe’ crane, smashed into the Chandlers Wharf apartments in Liverpool Read More

Crane Drops Load on Road

07/4/09

Australia A Crane working on a high rise building in Melbourne has dropped a load of plaster, causing traffic mayhem. Worker Paul Carrel was on the fifth floor when the plaster fell, landing metres from cars waiting at traffic lights. “It was really loud – just bang,” he said of Read More

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