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Lampson Crane Overload

02/8/93
Overload Crane Queensland Australia 1993 (1)

The cranes are owned by Lampson, however, Lampson personnel had no involvement in the lift. What made the M4100WS2 tip? The M4600WS5 and M4100 lifted the load, no problem. They then tracked sideways. During the tracking, the site personnel noticed the M4600’s counterweight was going to hit a steel bollard Read More

Construction Crane Falls

11/29/89

San Francisco, California 5 Die – High-rise Boom Hits Buildings, Vehicles In San Francisco From his 21st-floor office, Philip Auyoung had watched with fascination for months as construction workers built a high-rise just across the street. But Tuesday he watched with horror as a construction crane toppled, sending three workers to Read More

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