Crane collapse downtown

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CrystalCity wrote: Jul 13th, 2021, 9:14 am Given the accident that happened up in Glenmore earlier this year, this beginning to look like a concerning pattern.

I felt the shaking way out across the lake. :200:
What are you talking about ? There was a fire in Glenmore that affected that crane.. completely different scenario..
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My sincere Condolences to the families affected by this tragedy.l
It is also my hope that the families and freinds, dont get on here and see all the nasty and ignorant posts... :smt045
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60-YEARS-in-Ktown wrote: Jul 13th, 2021, 9:46 am You guys a few if you are being ignorant and out of line here..
FACT Leibherr is a very expensive crane, probably one of the most expensive.
AND it appears it may have been brand new and on its first job..

So if you think anyone cheaped out, show us an example of a better peice of equipment they could have used.. :smt045
I don't think anyone blames the crane, which was being disassembled at the time of the collapse. Obviously this was due to human error.

I expect the investigation will focus on how well the workers were trained and if they were following safety protocols and who was supervising them.
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60-YEARS-in-Ktown wrote: Jul 13th, 2021, 10:31 am My sincere Condolences to the families affected by this tragedy.l
It is also my hope that the families and freinds, dont get on here and see all the nasty and ignorant posts... :smt045
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Saddened to hear officially that five people have died at this tragic scene.
When it's all and only fun and games, no one needs to censor you. Get close to an ugly truth though...
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0depius wrote: Jul 13th, 2021, 9:06 am

Were you able to get it out? I had to leave my vehicle parked in that area too as they would not allow me to retrieve it. Hoping I can get it tonight.
Nope it's still there. I don't think we will get access today. They still are recovering bodies per the latest C-net article....and I'm ok with that having priority right now.
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crookedmember wrote: Jul 13th, 2021, 10:34 am Obviously this was due to human error.
How is that "obvious"? The investigation hasn't even started.
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Condolences to the families.
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Scrobins94 wrote: Jul 13th, 2021, 12:25 pm Seems like a worker was already concerned about the safety at Mission Group's construction site.
Crane disassembly is dangerous process on itself. It has nothing to do with the work site.
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Scrobins94 wrote: Jul 13th, 2021, 12:25 pm
Seems like a worker was already concerned about the safety at Mission Group's construction site.
Or it was just a realization that taking any crane down is inherently dangerous.
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It's dangerous when safety protocols aren't in place or not followed. For example, even a chainsaw is safe when used properly. I'm not claiming that there weren't safety protocols or not followed, but this is definitely something that needs to be investigated with transparency.

I also understand that the tower was due to be completed by spring 2021. I sincerely hope there aren't pressures to rush through the investigation just to resume construction activities.
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Checking Google map and the fallen crane hit the back of the building 1449-1461 St-Paul called The Courtyard.
Where that poor man is still trapped?
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