About police officers monitored the protest, and at one point clashed with union supporters. Read about our editorial guiding principles and the enforceable standard our journalists follow. On buildings such as the Burj, when the building is nearly complete there will be cranes sitting a the top of the building. Nice pics hirise, the one of the banana is amazing, I never would have thought possible, UL obviously not working or someone had a key they shouldn’t have I knew 1 went to sydney, but it could have always have been moved since The accident occurred at the site where protests against Grocon Construction were staged in August.

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The year-old man was a crane driver and is believed to have fallen 35 metres from a crane platform at the corner of Elizabeth and Lonsdale streets around 7am AEDT. I had optimistic thoughts of establishing a Construction Museum of Victoria down here at Docklands. The story goes that it was going to be re-jiggered for a museum or something like that The worker fell from the crane in Melbourne’s CBD.


Mr Hanlin said the crane, boasting a hoist speed of m per minute and with a tonne maximum lift capacity, was a great asset to The Ribbon project. That was in my former life with WorkSafe. I spoke to LCR today and they reckon they do not have in their posession or own Favco – they never even thought of it – is it a or what?

The times they are a changing December 11th, Nothing to do with it having it’s tit’s out Last edited by Favco; March 23rd, cranw As a general reminder, please respect others and respect copyrights. Parliament House mishap was mid 80’s Another crane has gone up in South Brisbane. Find More Posts by silvermb. Catch up on ABC’s best long-reads of photos Dead musicians are touring again, as holograms.

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Have a good one over the break all and down a few tinnies. Originally Posted by Favco Hey aussie crane, anything peculiar about the mk2 that you remember, especially in the last couple of metres before flat stick????? These s answers might surprise you. I had agreement in principle with the unions,Incolink, Trades Hall Council the construction companies and Docklands.

Introduced by the Titan Group of Companies, the J was made in Spain with on-board technology developed by Australian and Spanish researchers. Editorial Policies Read about our editorial guiding principles and the enforceable standard our journalists follow. It’s too early to speculate as to what may be the circumstances or cdane details of this untimely death,” he said.


Grocon dispute heads to Supreme Court. Grocon chief executive Daniel Grollo has refused to frane any details of the accident, describing it only as a “tragic incident”. Builder Grocon shut down all its Victorian construction sites on Monday as a mark of respect after the man fell from scaffolding at the Myer Emporium site. Connect with ABC News.

My thoughts of a Construction Museum would have generated that enthusiasm as well as preserve all the history and memories like us SOB’s silly old buggers have got over the years.

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ABC teams share the story behind the story and insights into the making of digital, TV and radio content. Maybe the sun was in the eyes Originally Posted by gregj.

Heres one MCG crane thats bent over backwards for its job.