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Harsco receives contract expansion worth $25 million

Cumberland County-based Harsco Corp. today said it received a contract expansion worth about $25 million to provide scaffolding and services for the completion of a multi-fuel power plant in Virginia next year. Harsco is providing services to Richmond, Va.-based Dominion Virginia Power, which is building a 585-megawatt power plant near St. Paul, Va. Dominion began the Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center —...

Man killed one seriously injured after scaffolding fall in Dubai

An Egyptian died while his colleague sustained serious injury after falling from a scaffolding in Deira Tuesday afternoon Dubai: An Egyptian died while his colleague sustained serious injury after falling from a scaffolding Tuesday afternoon. Brigadier Khalil Ebrahim Al Mansouri, head of CID, said the workers were on working on construction site. It is alleged that the company didn't adhere to safety...

Peri to showcase new products in Dubai

Peri will showcase their state of the art products at the MEC 2011 during November 21 - 24 at the Dubai International Exhibition Centre in the Saeed Halls. Professionals will be treated to a wealth of information at the Peri stall including intensive discussions with Peri team of experts, tours of the exhibited products, latest documentation and live product demonstrations...

18 hurt after scaffolding and building collapses on to a New York bus

Scaffolding and a two-story building facade collapsed onto a passing New York bus today. The collapse happened in the Harlem area of New York injuring 18 people, Some people were trapped under the rubble and rescued by New York Firefighters. A witness said: "It just fell and it fell so quickly. "You just heard the boom and saw mostly smoke." Of the...

13 People detained after fatal scaffold collapse in China

13 people have been detained by chinese police today after the deadly suspended scaffold collapse that has now killed 10 workmen. We previously reported that 7 workmen were killed when the scaffolding structure on a tower block in Xi’an NW China collapsed and crashed to the ground from the 23rd floor (63 meters) of the tower block. Eyewitness at the scene said...

Atlantic Hoisting & Scaffolding helps to rebuild Ground Zero

Meath man Karl O’Reilly is playing a pivotal role in the rebuild of Ground Zero. Originally from Kells Ireland, the 31-year-old is working as the project manager with Atlantic Hoisting and Scaffolding. The company provides hoist cars or construction elevators for workers and materials that are being used to rebuild the site that the Twin Towers once occupied. Atlantic Hoisting &...

7 Die after suspended scaffold collapses in NW China

Seven people have been confirmed dead after scaffolding collapsed on a 30 story building at a construction site in Xi'an NW China. Twelve people was also buried under the scaffolding which fell from the 23rd floor after the supporting chains snapped Five people was seriously injured and rushed to hospital. The cause of the accident is under investigation.  

Two workers fall 20ft off scaffolding Sarpy County USA

Two workers were injured Tuesday morning when they fell nearly 20 feet off of scaffolding at a construction site in Sarpy County. The two men were both wearing safety harnesses, but one worker hit the ground. Jared Kirkendall, 27, of Auburn, Neb., was flown to the Nebraska Medical Center with head injuries after his safety harness failed to stop his 17-foot...

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