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Melbourne Family’s Lucky Escape after Crane Falls on House

A Melbourne family were lucky to escape injury after a crane collapsed onto their home, crushing half of the structure. The family watched in terror as the roof of their home in Yarraville caved in as they sat just metres

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Vehicle Loading Cranes Targeted in Queensland Blitz

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland recently announced a safety blitz focused on vehicle loading cranes after a number of incidents occurred in the state. Workplace Health and Safety Queensland said figures show that 3 people have been killed in Queensland

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Crane Driver Faces Manslaughter Charges After Fatal Incident

A crane driver has been charged with manslaughter after an incident in August 2016 which claimed the life of a worker on a construction site. The incident involved a mobile crane on the University of Canberra Hospital Construction Site in

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Sydney Skyline Makes it Australia’s Crane Capital

Sydney’s skyline is overrun by an impressive 350 cranes involved in mostly residential construction, giving it the nickname “Australia’s crane capital”. Around 109 Sydney suburbs have residential cranes operating at the moment with each crane an indication of the booming

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Workplace Incident Causes Serious Leg Injury for Contractor

According to media reports, another serious workplace incident has taken place on a Queensland work site, this time involving a sandblasting canister. A contractor was injured when the sandblasting canister fell off a forklift and onto his leg. He had

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Inspectors Target Mobile Plant on Construction Sites

Over the past decade, there have been thousands of people injured while working with or around mobile plant and 16 people lost their lives. Now WorkSafe is tackling the issue with a campaign to reduce fatalities and injuries on construction

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Cranes A Sign of Booming Construction Industry

The number of cranes dotting a city’s skyline is an indication of the construction activity going on in that area and in March the number of cranes in Australian cities has jumped 20 per cent. According to The Australian Financial

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Crane Video Showcases the Wonder of Tower Cranes

Anyone who has ever considered becoming a crane operator has got to watch this video first. The video shows us around the top of a tower crane. Warning : if you’re afraid of heights, you may want to give this

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Video Shows Cranes and Construction Machines In Action

Watch this construction time-lapse and see how invaluable cranes are on construction projects.  

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Time-lapse of Road Construction Project

Road construction projects can be high risk and lengthy especially when they are on such a large scale as the one in this video. Watch as the project progresses in this 2 minute video…  

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