Canadian Officials Investigate Crane Crash

July 2000
ENR: Engineering News-Record;07/03/2000, Vol. 245 Issue 1, p20
Trade Publication
Reports on the investigation by officials of the Ministry of Labour in Toronto, Ontario into the collapse of a crane that killed two workers at a water treatment plant in Oakville, Ontario. Workers for the North American Construction Ltd.; Closure of the site and stop work order while investigation proceeds.


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