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Four Killed as Crane Collapses on Seattle Building Site

Four people were killed in a construction crane collapse on a busy Seattle street. A few other people were hospitalised after the construction crane fell onto a street in downtown Seattle on a Saturday afternoon. The building is Google’s new

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Worker Injured as Steel Falls from Crane

We should never neglect the risks associated with lifting goods on construction sites, as we’ve seen happen often on construction sites lately. The latest incident happened on an Auckland site when a construction worker was critically injured after steel being

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Crane Falls on Home of Elderly Couple who Narrowly Escape Death

An elderly couple in Melbourne are lucky to be alive after a 33 tonne crane fell through the roof of their home. The couple narrowly escaped after the drilling rig smashed into their roof, destroying tiles and causing bricks to

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Crane Rollover – Driver Turned off Alarm Prior to Incident

The driver of a crane that rolled and caused the death of a man at a construction site allegedly dismissed a loud alarm warning him that the crane was overloaded, prior to the incident. A court heard that the 46

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Man Injured when Crane Tips

A crane tipped over on a construction site in the Gold Coast at Coomera. Ambulance paramedics were called to the scene to treat a man who had suffered minor injuries due to the crane tipping over. He was treated at

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Man Injured in Crane Incident

An incident involving a crane has taken place on a construction site in South East Queensland. Emergency crews were called to a construction site in North Lakes where they discovered a man was injured in an incident involving a crane.

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Teenager’s Crane Climbing Stunt

Watch as a teenager tries a dangerous and stupid stunt after illegally entering a construction site and climbing to the top of a construction crane. This is yet another reason why site security is such an important issue.

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Why Sydney is the Crane Capital?

Sydney is known at the crane capital of Australia with a record 350 cranes constructing mostly residential apartments around the city at the moment, according to the RLB Crane index published by Rider Levett Bucknall. Cranes are of course an

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Fire Erupts At Luxury Apartment Construction Site

Yet another building fire has erupted and this time at an apartment building under construction in Sydney’s south west. The building went up in flames overnight while it was unoccupied. Police are investigating whether the blaze was deliberately set with

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Truck Driver Death Results in $275K Fine for Company

A towing company has been convicted and fined $275,000 for an accident which claimed the life of one of its workers. The incident occurred when the worker was loading a boom crane onto a parked truck and was struck and

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