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Tower crane boom fail

A tower cranes boom has collapsed during erection in Kent, the crane is a jaso luffing crane and is currently working on a new build site for McCarthy Stone, the boom failed shortly after 10:30 this morning with no reported injuries.

The damaged boom being recovered

A spokesman for McCarthy Stone said: “We can confirm that there was an incident during the erection of our contractor’s tower crane at our new retirement living development.


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