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December, 2009 Archive

Worker For Atlanta Company Killed


Sumpter, South Carolina More details lost due to broken / missing links

Tower Crane Breaks up in Shenzhen, Death toll up to 6


South China Death toll of the tower crane breaking accident in a building in process in Shenzhen has gone up to six. The manufacturer side said the main reason of this accident is the malpractice by none-specialized person. On the afternoon of December 28, a tower crane breaking accident occurred at a Read More

Crane Falls on Three Cars, No Injuries


New Delhi, India Three cars were badly damaged when a crane at a south Delhi site where a flyover is being built fell on them Tuesday, police said. No one was injured. The incident occurred around 9 a.m. Tuesday in Badarpur area of south Delhi when a crane at a Read More

Man Dies in Houston Crane Accident


Houston, Texas A crane collapse in Houston has killed a 41-year-old man. Police say the accident happened at a printing company. Police say Cesar Barrios Gomez of Houston was dead at the scene. Authorities say Gomez had been trying to maneuver the crane to another location when the base failed and the crane topped. Read More

Lucky Escape as 80ft Crane Falls Within Yards of Road


United Kingdom DISASTER was narrowly avoided last Wednesday when an 80ft construction crane toppled over within yards of a busy road in North Dorset. Residents living near the Sydenhams roundabout in Gillingham were startled by a loud crash at around 11.30am and left their homes to see the large red Read More

St. Joseph Channel Area Closed After High-Voltage Lines Downed


St. Joseph, Michigan Details lost due to broken / missing links

Worker Dies in Poland Crane Accident


Warsaw, Poland Two workers died Tuesday in a crane accident at the construction site of Poland’s national football stadium, a venue being built in Warsaw for the 2012 European Championship, officials said. An elevator on the crane crashed to the ground from a height of about 50 feet, fire department Read More