Crane Accidents

Crane Boom Collapse in Atlanta

10/16/15

Atlanta, Georgia

A crawler crane boom came down on the site of a multistory car park in the Buckhead area of Atlanta, yesterday. Thankfully there were no injuries.

The boom of the crane – a Manitowoc owned by Buckner, the steel erecting crane and rigging company – struck a boom lift as it came down before coming to rest on the building. Contractor JE Dunn Construction has issued a statement confirming that no one was hurt and saying: “We have shut down the site to conduct a full accident investigation and determine the cause.”

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The boom hit a boom lift then the building, causing it to buckle

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