Tag Archives: crane

September 06

Crackdown on crane drivers

The fatal accident in Bukit Bintang on Aug 25 was the last straw. The Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) is cracking down on tower crane operators who do not operate by the book. Those who use fake certificates and competency licences may find themselves out on their ear. DOSH directors in Kuala Lumpur, […]

September 12

107 killed in crane collapse at Makkah’s Grand Mosque

A powerful storm caused a crane to topple Friday afternoon at one of Islam‘s most important mosques — the Masjid al-Haram, or Grand Mosque in Mecca — killing at least 107 people and injuring 238 others, Saudi Arabia’s civil defense authorities said Friday on Twitter. CNN reports: The crane fell 10 days before the start […]