Construction crane falls over at Edmonton building site

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Edmonton fire crews and police responded after a construction crane fell over in Edmonton Tuesday afternoon (2nd August 2022). Just before 2 p.m., emergency crews were called to 120 Street and 102 Avenue in the community of Oliver. Photos from the scene show the crane collapsed into the construction site. EPCOR is reporting two power outages in … Read more

Crawler Crane falls off bridge into the frozen river near Coles Island

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WorkSafeNB is investigating after a crane doing construction work on a bridge near Coles Island fell into the frozen Canaan River. The incident took place Tuesday on Route 10, when the crane fell off a temporary bridge and into the river about 65 kilometres east of Fredericton. No one was injured. “An operator was in the crane … Read more

Truck crane driver killed in overpass collision near Falcon Lake

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A 77-year-old Falcon Lake man was killed after a hydraulic crane on his truck crashed into an overpass, Manitoba RCMP said. The single-vehicle collision, which took place just after noon on Thursday (27th Jan), occurred just off Highway 1, on the Falcon Lake exit ramp. Police said the crane, used for logging, hit the overpass … Read more

Guay takes delivery of its first two LTM 1110-5.1 mobile cranes In Canada

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LTM 1110-5.1 replaces 120 tonne (135 US-tons) mobile cranes   Powerful 60 meter (187 ft) telescopic boom, VarioBase®Plus technologies and suitable axle load  were the main criteria behind the purchase decision  The Liebherr team is always close at hand and provides outstanding service  Crane and heavy haulage contractor Guay Inc. has taken delivery of two Liebherr … Read more

8 Worse Crane Accidents You Should Know In July/August 2021

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1. Fatal Crane Accident in Canada 3rd July 2021 – A man has died due to a crane collapsed involving a crane on the site in Barrie, Ontario, Canada. The man, Corey Philips, 52, was declared dead at the scene. RIP. He was an employee of North Steel and was working under the main contractor … Read more

Gottwald harbour crane for dry bulk port in Montreal

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North American terminal operator Logistec Stevedoring has ordered a Konecranes Gottwald Model 7 mobile harbour crane for its dry bulk port in Montreal, Canada. Scheduled for delivery in October, the eight axles HMK 7608 B has a maximum capacity of 150 tonnes and a maximum radius of 54 metres. The crane can operate from an … Read more

Devastating Tower Crane Collapsed In Kelowna, Canada. Five Killed.

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The tower crane collapsed in downtown Kelowna, British Columbia on 12th July, killing five and injuring others at the job site. Kelowna is located near Okanagan Lake, about 240 miles west of Vancouver and about 90 miles north of the Canada/U.S. border. Evacuations were ordered in a 250-foot radius of the crane. As the crane … Read more

Fatal crane accident in Canada

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A man has died following an incident involving a crane on a site in Barrie, Ontario, Canada. The incident occurred on Thursday at a building site in the town, which is due north of Toronto. According to police and fire officials the crane “collapsed”, but other information we have received suggests that it involved the … Read more

Raimondi luffers build iconic Toronto’s Nobu Residences

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Canadian builder Avenue Building Corporation deployed two new Raimondi LR273 luffing cranes on one of the most awaited projects in downtown Toronto, Canada. The cranes are at work on construction of the first Canadian Nobu Residences and Hotel in Downtown Toronto – Nobu Residences. According to Jim Patullo, president of Avenue Building Corporation, decided to … Read more

Mammoet maintains Whitla Wind 1

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Mammoet utilised its CC2400 crawler crane to replace a 38-tonne tonne gearbox at the Whitla Wind 1 wind farm in Southern Alberta, Canada. High winds and sub-zero temperatures made the work a challenge, said Mammoet. Nevertheless, from the time Vestas awarded Mammoet the project it took the teams just two weeks to complete. The lift itself took a day … Read more

Canada has First Two Liebherr LG 1750 SX with SX boom in N. America

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Canadian crane and heavy haul contractor Myshak Crane & Rigging Ltd. took delivery of their first Liebherr LG 1750 SX mobile crane in December 2019 and their second upcoming in April 2020. The 750-tonne lattice boom crane will reinforce the company’s crane fleet and is mainly intended for jobs in the wind power industry. They … Read more

Potain MD 3200 crane expedites dam project in British Columbia, Canada

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The largest Potain crane to ever be used in North America, an MD 3200 helps construction group AFDE to complete heavy lifts on the Site C Clean Energy project. The massive crane was positioned on a custom rail track system that enables it to receive oversized loads and move along the length of the job site.

Irving Equipment improves its offerings with two additional Grove cranes

With the addition of a GMK5250L all-terrain crane and a TMS9000-2 truck crane, the construction company can now perform two-hook operations. Working with Manitowoc for over 60 years now, Irving Equipment provides the manufacturer with data that help it produce cranes that meet customers’ needs. Irving Equipment (Irving) added two new Manitowoc cranes to its … Read more

Falcon Equipment becomes Palfinger distributor

Bergheim, Austria-headquartered crane and access equipment maker Palfinger Group are looking to expand its business in North America through a partnership with British Columbia, Canada-headquartered heavy equipment sales, service and rental firm Falcon Equipment. Falcon Equipment will distribute Palfinger’s knuckle-boom cranes, material handling cranes, forestry and scrap cranes, aerial lift trucks, hooklifts, rail cranes, and … Read more

Tower crane drop load onto street in Canada

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A tower crane working in the town of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada dropped a formwork section into the street last Wednesday. Although the material landed on the pedestrian walkway, thankfully no one was hurt in the incident. This is partly if not wholly due to the fact that pedestrians had been stopped from walking under … Read more

Mammoet completes factory-to-foundation project in Southern Alberta

A fertiliser company in Canada has called Mammoet to complete a factory-to-foundation project. The client manufactures agricultural fertiliser and industrial nitrogen and required the replacement of a R-101 vessel at its plant in Southern Alberta. [quads id=1] Mammoet LR11350 lifting the R-101 Vessel. Source: KHL The vessel was manufactured in Austria and Mammoet transported it … Read more