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- Myanmar Jade Mine Disaster Feared to Have Killed More Than 50
A huge mound of tailings collapsed into an open-pit mine in a remote area of Kachin State, burying workers and heavy equipment, officials said.
New York Times. Tuesday, 23 Apr 2019.
- Square Feet: A New Recruitment Tool for Construction: The Joystick
To help attract a generation that grew up playing video games, the construction industry has turned to simulators that replicate jobs done by heavy equipment.
New York Times. Wednesday, 17 Apr 2019.
- Coal workers facing job losses seek stability from next government
When Debbie Labrecque took a job as a heavy equipment operator at the coal mine in Wabamun, Alta., she thought she would work there until retirement.
CBC News. Wednesday, 3 Apr 2019.
- Equipment worsens sinkholes in Village of Denver
FOX 46 Charlotte has covered erosion problems at the Village of Denver that looks more like the "Cliffs of Denver." Now, homeowners say heavy equipment brought in to fix some of the problems has created bigger holes.
Fox News. Saturday, 30 Mar 2019.
- Big Rig Hits Overpass, Loses 2 Excavators on I-820 in FW
An 18-wheeler that was carrying heavy equipment lost its load and caused traffic backups overnight on Interstate 820 at Old Decatur Road in north Fort Worth.
NBC. Tuesday, 19 Mar 2019.
- Rescuers gamble on heavy machinery to free dozens of trapped miners
Crews in Indonesia to use an excavator, which risks causing more collapses inside the illegal mine, to try and reach those trapped before it's too late
CBS News. Friday, 1 Mar 2019.
- Sulawesi: Heavy machinery joins Indonesia mine rescue
Rescuers battling to free dozens of people from a collapsed mine fear victims' oxygen is running low.
BBC News. Friday, 1 Mar 2019.
- Worker killed in accident in San Tan Valley
Authorities say a construction worker has been killed in a San Tan Valley accident involving heavy equipment.
Fox News. Tuesday, 5 Feb 2019.
- Construction worker killed in accident in San Tan Valley
SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities say a construction worker has been killed in a San Tan Valley accident involving heavy equipment. ...
Washington Times. Tuesday, 5 Feb 2019.
- Heavy machinery used in bid to reach toddler down 360-foot hole
Spanish boy Julen Rosello fell into the narrow waterhole five days ago and hasn't been heard, but there's still hope he's alive
CBS News. Friday, 18 Jan 2019.
- Rescuers dig through rubble for survivors after Indonesian tsunami kills 281
Search and rescue officials used their bare hands and some heavy machinery to clear the remains of buildings on Monday.
CNBC. Monday, 24 Dec 2018.
- Man, 67, has his arm RESEWN after he accidentally cut it off while operating heavy machinery
The unnamed 67-year-old was airlifted to emergency surgery at Shonan Kamakura General Hospital, Japan, where doctors reattached his limb by taking a 'muscle graft' from his back.
Daily Mail. Monday, 10 Dec 2018.
- US Presence at Cuba Trade Fair Dwindles Given Trump Hostility
A yellow excavator, forklift and other heavy equipment made by U.S. ...
Voice of America. Tuesday, 30 Oct 2018.
- US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border
The U.S. military is preparing to send at least as 5,200 active duty troops to the southwest border ahead of the anticipated arrival of a migrant caravan.
ABC News. Tuesday, 30 Oct 2018.
- Rescue underway in U.S. Pacific islands as super typhoon strikes
Rescue teams and heavy equipment were mobilized across the Northern Mariana Islands on Thursday after a super typhoon hit U.S. Western Pacific territories overnight, causing blackouts and damage to critical infrastructure.
Reuters. Thursday, 25 Oct 2018.
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