I have received some photos yesterday on an crane accident of the Sany SCC1020 truck crane. The truck crane was a wind power special application truck crane which has a double telescoping boom structure, adopted for all 2.0-2.5 MW wind motor hoisting works. While there hasn’t been any news release on the crane accident, I … Read more
SCDF arrived at site and cordon off area of the demised crane. Far view from a bystander. A mobile crane has crashed into a bank branch in Woodlands Centre Road early Wednesday morning (24 February) after the driver lost control while making a turn. The driver has escaped unhurt, according to the police officers at … Read more
It was reported this afternoon that there was a lorry loader that tipped to its side after trying to hoist a huge precast segment. The crane toppled towards the fencing and onto the pedestrian walkway. No injuries has been reported so far.
UK tower crane rental house, Falcon Crane Hire admitted two health and safety breaches of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 at Southwark Crown Court in London on Monday 29 February, in relation to a Battersea, south London, crane crash in September 2006. Crane operator Jonathan Cloke, 37, and local resident Michael Alexa, … Read more
A unit of 50 ton mobile crane has toppled during a lift in a construction site beside Bedok Mall at about 3pm on the 6th Oct 2015. No one has been reported injured during the accident. Investigation is being carried out at the moment on the cause of the accident. Below are some photos of … Read more
German crane manufacturer, Liebherr, has released their findings in the collapse of LR11350 in Mecca which has toppled in early September. It was claimed that the crane was “technically faultless” and the toppling was caused by improper stowage prior to adverse weather. Referring to the operating instructions as stated in the manual, the associated “Wind … Read more
After the disastrous accident that has happened on 11th September 2015 that killed 109 people, Dutch heavy lifting specialist, Mammoet, has been called in in the recovery and designing of the lift plan. The 1,350 tonne Liebherr LR11350 has been configured with full 84 metres luffing jib as well as full 102 metres main boom while … Read more
Crawler Crane falling backwards and crushing the roof into the Mosque. Image source from flipboard. More than 11 years on September 11, America’s landmark buildings were attacked by terrorist, causing the collapse of the two 110-storey towers of World Trade Center complex and damage of the Pentagon. On the same day 11 years later, another … Read more
Cranepedia has received some photos of a crawler crane accident that seems to have happened in Hong Kong. From the reaction from the workers on the ground, it seems that the accident has happened when the photo was being taken. The cabin of the Kobelco crane was crushed by the ball hook of the crane … Read more
This was photos received yesterday that another unit of Tadano 5-axle all terrain crane has tipped to the right side. It was not known what has caused the accident but no lifting activity was being carried out during the accident.
There were at least 5 major crane-related accidents that have occurred in Singapore for the past two weeks that has raised concerns over the safety of lifting operations performed. Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower and WSHC is taking serious concerns over these accidents as comparing to a total of 12 cranes accidents in 2014, the figure … Read more
There was a source from Myanmar that a 70 tonne rough terrain crane, Kato SR700L has toppled outside of Sule Trader Square Construction site. No news about any injury during the crane toppled but there was many people watching just by the side of the road. It seems that the crane had it main boom … Read more
One of my friends has sent me an photo this afternoon that one unit of Kato 50 ton rough terrain crane has toppled inside a construction site. Although the exact location is not being mentioned, it looks like the accident has happened within a HDB site. Based on the photo, it seems that the crane … Read more
I have received a photo this afternoon from one of my friends that one of the crawler crane working at a construction site neat Telok Ayer Market has toppled and partial of the main boom has fallen onto the main road as shown in the picture. It is not known what kind of application it … Read more
Crane accident had happened in Tuas South on 3rd June 2014 on a crawler crane. The 100 ton Hitachi crawler crane, fixed with a tower attachment have its main boom sections bent towards the rear of the machine. So far, there is no report of any injury.
A Rough Terrain Crane, believed to be 35 ton capacity class has toppled over at SBF Center worksite in Tanjong Pagar on Tuesday evening. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) was alerted to the incident about 7.10pm. Understand from the media, The Straits Time that one worker was operating the crane when it toppled to … Read more
In yet another worksite accident, a 600-tonne crane slid off a trailer on Wednesday afternoon at Kallang, where the new National Stadium is being built. The Straits Times understands that the mishap took place at about 5pm, after the crane had been dismantled and was being transported on a trailer. Some of the sub-contractors at … Read more
In preparation of the 2014 football World Cup in Brazil, the crane, believed to be Liebherr LR11350, ,1350 ton crawlers fell on the Arena Corinthians stadium in Sao Paolo on Wednesday while lifting a 500 ton section of roofing, killing at least two people and destroying parts of the stands. Photo Source: The Guardian Doubts … Read more
Even before the recovery of the Tower Crane at collapsed at National Art Gallery last week which left two workers dead and four others injured, another accident had happened again today at Defu Lane. The crawler tower crane collapsed at 1.30pm on 8th October, leaving the operator trapped inside the operator’s cabin. However, later news … Read more
I don’t meant to be sarcastic, but it is really a stupid stupid mistake made by the lifting crew. Since it is a break bulk cargo, they should use a lifting basket instead of hitch area the load and under the wooden pellet. There wasn’t any tagline to control the load as well as it … Read more