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Latest News Other Crane Collapses
Associated Press Newswires, 23:46, 15 March 2008, 999 words,
NEW YORK (AP) - Maureen Shea was lying in bed and talking on the phone on a sunny Saturday afternoon when she looked out the window and saw a disturbing image: A giant construction crane had just collapsed and was plowing through with her ...
Newsday, 16 March 2008, 1062 words,
A crane tower at an East Side construction site toppled out of a blue sky without warning yesterday, killing four construction workers and injuring at least eight, three of them critically, authorities said.
Omaha World-Herald, 21 May 2008, 85 words, (English)
An Atlantic man was killed Tuesday when the crane he was operating tipped over, trapping him inside Dustin James Flinn, 27, was moving a bridge beam about a mile west of Adair on Interstate 80 when the accident occurred, the Iowa State ...
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 25 May 2008, 378 words, (English)
IATAN, Mo. One worker was killed and three others were injured Friday after a crane collapsed at a construction site next to the Kansas City Power & Light's Iatan power plant near Weston in Platte County.
Associated Press Newswires, 16:01, 31 May 2008, 326 words,
NEW YORK (AP) - Buildings officials in New York gathered for an emergency safety summit Saturday as dozens of workers dismantled the remains of a towering construction crane that collapsed and killed two people.
Associated Press Newswires, 18:00, 2 June 2008, 567 words, (English)
CHEYENNE , Wyo. (AP) - An investigation into the cause of a crane accident that injured three workers at a coal mine in northeastern Wyoming over the weekend could take months, a spokesman for the Federal Mine Safety and Health ...
Associated Press Newswires, 21:47, 3 June 2008, 392 words, (English)
NEW YORK (AP) - Investigators are examining how a worn-out part was taken off a construction crane last year, rebuilt and installed on another crane, which collapsed last week in an accident that killed two workers.
Associated Press Newswires, 18:12, 3 June 2008, 644 words, (English)
NEW YORK (AP) - Investigators probing a deadly crane collapse are examining how a worn-out part was rebuilt and installed after it cracked over a year ago and was taken off a crane at another Manhattan construction site.
Associated Press Newswires, 19:31, 4 June 2008, 135 words,
DUNDALK, Md. (AP) - A company spokesman says high winds apparently caused a crane to collapse at a steel mill just east of Baltimore. Two workers were trapped 50 to 75 feet above the ground when the crane collapsed during a storm Wednesday ...
The Kansas City Star, 11 June 2008, 597 words, (English)
An attorney for Great Plains Energy Inc. said today that the company did not expect a credit downgrade because of a crane accident at one of its power plants.
The Capital ( Annapolis), 5 June 2008, 105 words,
DUNDALK (AP) - A company spokesman said high winds apparently caused a crane to collapse yesterday at a steel mill just east of Baltimore. Two workers were trapped 50 to 75 feet above the ground when the crane collapsed during a storm, but ...
Reuters News, 15:46, 18 July 2008, 555 words,
(Updates number of injured and details about collapse) HOUSTON, July 18 (Reuters) - Four workers were killed when one of the world's largest cranes collapsed at a Houston refinery on Friday afternoon, a refinery spokesman said.
The Washington Post, 19 July 2008, 200 words,
One of the nation's largest mobile cranes collapsed at a Houston oil refinery Friday, killing four workers and injuring seven others in the latest of several fatal accidents that have raised concerns about the safety of construction cranes.