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2019 Archive

Fatal Tower Crane Collapse in China

03/6/19

A tower crane collapsed the morning of January 23, 2019 while it was being dismantled in the city of Yueyang, in the Northeastern corner of Hunan Province, China. At least four people were struck directly by the falling crane tower and jib, two of them died at the scene, while Read More

Another Tele Crawler Overturn

01/10/19

A 70 ton Sennebogen 673E telescopic crawler crane tipped onto its counterweight yesterday, the third case of a telescopic crawler overturning in this way in the UK in the past two months. This particular incident is said to have occurred on a job site alongside Luton Airport where work has Read More