Three companies fined for Seattle tower crane collapse

Three companies have been fined a combined total of US$107,200 for safety violations related to the collapse of a tower crane in Seattle, Washington, USA, on April 2019. An investigation by the Washington Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) “determined that the crane collapse was caused by the companies not following the manufacturer’s procedures for … Read more

Tower crane toppled onto under-construction Google Seattle campus, killing four

27th April 2019 – A tower crane at Seattle has toppled from the under construction new Google Seattle campus onto the public road during its disassembling process and killing 4 people. Authorities and experts are looking into the cause of the fatal accident, including gusty winds and human error. The entire tower crane collapsed footage … Read more

First LCL700 in America arrives in Seattle

GLY Construction will use Linden Comansa’s 64-tonne luffer to build the Rufus 2.0 Block 21 project, part of Amazon’s new headquarters. Model LCL700 is the largest luffing-jib tower crane from manufacturer Linden Comansa. It was launched in April 2017 with two versions of maximum load (50 and 64 tonnes / 110,230 and 141,090 lb) and … Read more