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Jul 28, 2023

New York City crane collapse linked to company and operator with history of safety violations

New York Crane and Equipment Corp. owned the crane that burned and fell injuring six.

New York construction crane
Jul 26, 2023

Pedestrians scatter as fire causes New York construction crane’s arm to collapse and crash to street

A towering construction crane caught fire high above the West Side of Manhattan on Wednesday morning, causing its long arm to snap off, smash against a nearby building and plummet to the street as people ran for their lives on the sidewalk below.

Oct 18, 2021

Navy Crane wins Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin

A 140-ton Navy Crane from Broadwind Heavy Fabrications in Manitowoc is this year's Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin.

Sep 30, 2021

Construction-related products advance in Coolest Thing contest

A trio of construction industry-related products have advanced in the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce and Johnson Financial Group's Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin Contest. Nearly 100,000 votes have been cast since the beginning of the contest.

Jun 9, 2019

Dallas crane collapse victim identified as 29-year-old woman

A construction crane buffeted by high winds during a storm collapsed on a Dallas apartment building Sunday, killing one woman in the building and injuring at least six more people, two of them critically, a fire official said.

Feb 6, 2017

Manitowoc crane performs first heavy lifting duty

The Port of Milwaukee's new $2.7 million crane is scheduled to make its first heavy lift on Monday afternoon.

Mar 25, 2016

Ice from crane falling in downtown Milwaukee

Falling ice from a crane on the Northwestern Mutual project in downtown Milwaukee has streets and sidewalks closed around the construction zone.

Feb 7, 2016

Crane that collapsed, killing 1, is removed from NYC street

A construction crane has been removed from the New York City street where it collapsed, killing a pedestrian.

Feb 6, 2016

Cause of deadly NYC crane collapse is under investigation

Officials are working to determine why a huge construction crane that was being lowered during strong winds came crashing down onto a street, killing a pedestrian and crushing a row of parked cars. Three other people were hurt by debris, two of them seriously.

Feb 5, 2016

1 dead, 3 hurt in Manhattan crane collapse (UPDATE)

A huge construction crane being lowered to safety in a snow squall plummeted onto a Lower Manhattan street Friday, killing a Wall Street worker and leaving three people hurt by debris that scattered as the rig's lengthy boom fell, officials said.

Apr 2, 2015

Crane collapses at Zoo Interchange

No workers were injured when a small crane fell over onto its side at the Zoo Interchange project Thursday afternoon.

Jan 2, 2015

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