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August, 2010 Archive

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Waikato Crane Accident

Mobile Crane Tips Over New Zealand 2010

Auckland, New Zealand A five axle All Terrain crane tipped over into a creek this morning to the west of Auckland, New Zealand, when the ground gave way under its outriggers. We understand that there had been heavy rain overnight and that a temporary embankment collapsed. The crane was working Read More

2 Killed After Crane Platform Gives Way at Construction Site


China Two workers plunged to their deaths and two others were injured after a crane platform gave way and smashed into a half-finished building at a construction site in north China’s city of Tianjin Tuesday, rescuers said. The accident occurred at around 8 a.m. Tuesday in downtown Tianjin, witnesses said. Read More

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