Bury, Great Britain: A crane operator was killed today after his eight axle mobile crane ran away on a steep incline at the Scout Moor wind farm.
CNN Money ran an article on the jobs in Texas, here are some exceprts: Texas has created a lot of jobs over the 10 years that Rick Perry’s been governor — there’s no doubt about it. Perry, who is formally launching his presidential candidacy on Saturday, is making his state’s economic prowess a centerpiece of… Read more »
1.5 years after a crane destroyed their house while trying to remove a tree, the family settled with the tree company. Read more at http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20110524/ARTICLES/110529755?tc=ix&tc=ar
An economist for AGC states that 23 states added jobs during the month. Association personnel cautioned that construction job opportunites likely to remain spotty as long as broader economic growth remains relatively modest. They noted that increased regulations, stalled infrastructure investment programs and out of control entitlements were hurting growth. They encouraged the feds to… Read more »
A man died after he lost control of a crane he was driving,as it rolled down a hillside and flipped over. It took over six hours to right the crane and access the body. Officials say the accident is being investigated by jointly by the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office, Federal Occupational Safety and Health Organization… Read more »