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Crane overturns while loading
Thursday, 26 Jan, 2012 – 7:55 | 2 Comments
Crane overturns while loading

A telescopic crawler crane overturned yesterday while being loaded onto a transport trailer in Connecticut.

Crawler crane collapsed due to poor set up
Wednesday, 25 Jan, 2012 – 8:10 | 2 Comments
Crawler crane collapsed due to poor set up

A report has been issued regarding the cause of the fatal 1,000 tonne crawler crane collapse in China last October. The report – or ‘final findings’ – was issued by the Jiuquan City People’s Government on December 16th, in a statement made by Jiuquan City administration secretary Yanzheng Lu.

Crawler crane closes road
Tuesday, 24 Jan, 2012 – 8:01 | One Comment
Crawler crane closes road

The boom of an overturned crawler crane has completely disrupted traffic on the A-50 in the Netherlands this evening.

Crane overturns in Singapore
Wednesday, 18 Jan, 2012 – 8:02 | No Comment
Crane overturns in Singapore

A mobile crane overturned at a parking garage site in the Simei area of Singapore yesterday. The crane’s boom came to rest on the structure of the parking deck and no one was injured in the incident.

Man crushed by crane boom
Monday, 16 Jan, 2012 – 8:07 | No Comment
Man crushed by crane boom

A man was seriously injured in Calgary on Thursday after he was crushed by a lattice boom section being loaded onto a truck.

Crane overturns in Cairns
Thursday, 12 Jan, 2012 – 8:12 | No Comment
Crane overturns in Cairns

A 40 tonne crawler crane fell, the boom coming down on an area where people were working, at Broad Construction’s $50 million (£33 million) redevelopment of Mt Sheridan Plaza, Cairns, Australia. Fortunately no one was injured.

Fatal loader crane tip
Monday, 19 Dec, 2011 – 9:22 | No Comment
Fatal loader crane tip

A incident with a loader crane at Ipswich docks on Friday night has left one man dead and another seriously injured.

Another outrigger failure
Monday, 19 Dec, 2011 – 9:11 | One Comment
Another outrigger failure

A loader crane went over in the small town of Rælingen, to the east of Oslo, Norway last week. The cause? – poor outrigger set up.

Crane boom flips
Monday, 12 Dec, 2011 – 8:06 | No Comment
Crane boom flips

A lattice crane boom collapsed yesterday on a job in Garrett Indiana after its load suddenly freed after it hung up.

Crane slams into car
Monday, 12 Dec, 2011 – 7:46 | 2 Comments
Crane slams into car

A shocking road accident was caught on camera yesterday in Rotterdam, a crane came out of a side street at speed, hitting a car and taking it around a hundred metres before coming to a stop.