4 hurt in crash involving crane truck in Cherokee County

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A truck crane wreck in Cherokee County has left four people injured, deputies reported on 15the June. Officials said the accident occurred on Cumming Highway, just east of Arbor Hill Road. The extent of their injuries was not immediately known. It was lucky that the crane driver was able to extricate himself out of the truck’s cabin … Read more

50 tonne concrete slab falls off girder in India

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The incident happened on the day when UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visited Meerut and inspected the project site at Bhainsali along with Shri Vinay Kumar Singh, MD, NCRTC and other officials. A 50-tonne concrete slab which was being lifted into place using a launching gantry fell off the under-construction Modinagar site of the Regional … Read more

Worker dies after lorry crane topples in Singapore

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A 49-year-old worker died on Friday (27th May) after being pinned under a large metal cylindrical pipe when a lorry crane toppled on its side. In response to CNA’s queries, a Ministry of Manpower (MOM) spokesperson said on Sunday that it was alerted to the incident at 18 Defu Avenue 2 at about 1.55pm. “A lorry crane toppled on its side … Read more

Saipem 7000 lists in Norwegian Waters after rigging failure

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A lifting accident last Thursday (14th April) with one of the world’s largest semi-submersible cranes caused tense moments in Norway as onlookers feared the vessel might be sinking. It involved a couple of cargo barges as well, causing some to capsize. What Has Happened? Saipem 7000 left the Seagreen offshore wind project in Scotland, where … Read more

A Tower crane collapsed in downtown Bangkok, killing one

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A tower crane’s jib collapsed and fell at a construction site near a shopping mall in downtown Bangkok on Thursday afternoon (7th April), killing one worker and injuring another. The accident occurred at the site of a new hotel, the extended section of The Market Bangkok shopping mall, on Ratchadamri Road in the Lumphini area … Read more

Student killed in crane-hit in Nepal

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A 17-year-old local student Sumitra Pariyar was killed after being hit by a crane at Nemichok of Rajghat in Bagmati Municipality-7 in Sarlahi, Nepal on Thursday (31st March). According to the police, Pariyar, who was headed for Nawa Jagaran Secondary School, was killed on the spot when the crane coming from the opposite direction hit … Read more

Saudi Arabia, NAHCON Finalise Compensation For 2015 Crane Crash Victims

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Seven years after the crane crashed at Makkah Grand Mosque, killing some worshipers and injuring others, the Saudi Arabia authority and the National Hajj Commission NAHCON have finalised arrangements on compensation matters for the victims. Speaking during the occasion when he led a delegation to the Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Nigeria to finalise the … Read more

Crane out of water after crashing near HRBT

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Nearly two months after a crane crashed into the water at the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, officials have completely removed it from Willoughby Bay. The crane “walked off” a barge around 8 a.m. on February 8, per a spokesperson with Hampton Roads Connector Partners, which is overseeing the HRBT expansion project. He said the operator of the crane … Read more

Two people were injured following an incident involving a crane at Whitchurch-Stouffvile

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Ontario’s Ministry of Labour is investigating after an incident involving a crane at a construction site north of Toronto left two people injured. York Regional Police said the incident occurred shortly after 11 a.m. on Friday (26th March) at a site located near Woodbine Avenue and Stouffville Road in Whitchurch-Stouffvile near Gormley. Two people were … Read more

Construction Worker Died In Newburgh Crane Accident At Strip Mall On Route 300 In Orange County

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A construction worker identified as Lungo Oleg, of Brooklyn, has tragically died in a crane accident at a popular strip mall on Route 300 on 19th March. Orange County police officials are saying that the accident took place on Thursday. Lungo Oleg was working at a construction site at a strip mall that is being … Read more

Drill rig collapses, crushing 2 cars on State Street in Salt Lake City

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A crane collapsed and crushed two cars parked on South State Street in Salt Lake City on Tuesday night (15th March), blocking southbound lanes. One person was injured in the incident. Police originally said the crane operator was in serious condition after falling about 20 feet, but on Wednesday the construction company said the drill … Read more

Victims of Seattle crane collapse to receive more than $112 million in compensation

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Three people who were injured and the families of two people killed after a crane collapsed on a Seattle construction site in 2019, will receive $112 million in a settlement, David Beninger, a lawyer for one of the victims told ABC News Tuesday. The crane fell from the construction site which included a Google office building in … Read more

Operator jailed two years after crane kills one person in Japan

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In July last year, at a construction site in Iwakuni City, he was accused of negligent fatalities in business, alleging that he operated a crane that overturn with the safety device released and killed the driver of the underlay truck. At the trial, the prosecutor’s office sentenced him to two years’ imprisonment, saying, “It was … Read more

Crane Salvage from the Tuross River in Australia

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Two of the biggest truck mounted recovery mobile cranes in Australia were required to salvage a crane that had slipped off Eurobodalla Road near Cadgee and rolled into the Tuross River. The accident happened on Thursday, December 9, 2021, with the crane remaining in the river until a massive operation to retrieve it started on … Read more