Crane Collapses in Heap of Metal at Port Elizabeth, South Africa

A large gantry crane at South Africa's Port Elizabeth collapsed in heap of metal during strong winds Tuesday morning. South Africa's Transnet National Ports Authority said the crane collapsed on a quayside of the Port Elizabeth Container Terminal during winds of 50 knots. The collapsed resulted in damage but no injuries were reported, Transnet confirmed. It said an … [Read more...]

Giant Crane Collapses at Falmouth Docks

The giant crane boom at Falmouth Docks in Cornwall, England collapsed on Wednesday, causing the evacuation of the site but amazingly nobody was hurt in the accident. Officials in Cornwall said they started receiving calls at about just before 9 a.m. reporting that the crane at Falmouth Docks had collapsed resulting in damage to nearby cylinders holding the inflammable … [Read more...]