Crane limits - 'weighing' the options
$4,000,000 9-day old, 250 ton Liebherr Crane - 1st day on the job...
Failure of back propping beneath the 200mm thick concrete deck...
Crane support outrigger punches through slab causing crane to lose balance and collapse across the site - onto adjoining property. Crane balanced in the air for approximately 1 hour before...
Entire rig and boom collapse completely across site...
and rig falls through to the basement level.
Amazingly, no one was injured!
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