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Published on March 30, 2017

UPDATE: Crane Collapse Accident Lawsuits in the News

Crane driver kept his cool in the heat of burning cabin in the sky

https://www.drive.com.au/nsw/crane-driver-kept-his-cool-in-the-heat-of-burning-cabin-in-the-sky-2aedd.htmlCrane Industry Council of Australia board member and crane specialist Ray Brenton, who is in Sydney to speak to those involved in the crane fire and collapse at the University of Technology site on Broadway on Tuesday morning, said the operator, Glen, …

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Tabung Haji: No news on compensation payment for crane collapse victims

http://www.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/tabung-haji-no-news-on-compensation-payment-for-crane-collapse-victims The Pilgrims’ Fund Board (Tabung Haji-TH) has not received any news pertaining to compensation payment for victims who were killed or injured in the crane collapse incident in …

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‘Crane King’ who hasn’t paid accident victims’ families worth $200M

https://nypost.com/2017/03/21/crane-king-who-hasnt-paid-accident-victims-families-worth-200m-lawyers/Bankrupt construction magnate James Lomma — who has yet to pay any of the $96 million jury verdict awarded to the families of two men killed when one of his tower cranes collapsed in 2008 — is actually worth $200 million, lawyers for the victims …

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Raleigh fire: Apartments burn, crane collapses, cars explode

https://www.mercurynews.com/2017/03/17/huge-fire-engulfs-apartment-building-under-construction/Pedro Tapiak told the News and Observer of Raleigh that spreading flames caused a construction crane at the complex to collapse.

Residents of nearby apartments were jolted awake by noise and light from the flames.

“It’s incredible the amount of …

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Crane Collapse Adds to Offshore Safety Debate

https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/crane-collapse-fuels-norways-offshore-safety-debateNorwegian safety authorities are investigating the collapse of a crane on the drill floor of the North Sea offshore platform Gullfaks B.

On Tuesday, the platform’s “Eagle Arm” pipe-handling crane broke loose and fell a distance of about 30 feet with a …

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Crane Collapses On I-10 in Gulfport Mississippi

Morning traffic stopped suddenly on Interstate 10 in Gulfport, Mississippi Wednesday morning after a large crane collapsed on the interstate.

The crane was in place for maintenance on the Biloxi River Bridge, so drivers could not veer off …

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Crane collapses, damages MSU building in downtown Springfield

http://www.news-leader.com/story/news/local/ozarks/2017/01/26/missouri-state-university-building-downtown-springfield-damaged-during-construction-accident/97089256/A construction crane collapsed Thursday, damaging a Missouri State building downtown.

An official with the university said the crane was being used to repair the roof at the Jim D. Morris Center, at the corner of Jefferson Avenue and McDaniel Street.

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Tappan Zee Bridge crane collapse: Builder fined $12K

The federal government is fining the Tappan Zee Constructors more than $12,000 for last July’s crane collapse.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a serious violation Wednesday, accusing the constructors — the consortium of …

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