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Towering over Juneau, crane operator returns home to visit dad

...didn't return to his hometown to be the SLAM project crane operator just for the snowcapped mountaintop views, though...before he saw "the writing on the wall" and became a crane operator. Long before "working his way to the top," as...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-11-25/towering-over-juneau-crane-operator-ret
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Jack Edwin Gould

...he serviced many friends and family owned vehicles. He was a member of the Operators Union 302 and was a skilled crane operator. He married Bette Pearl. They enjoyed spending endless hours fishing on the back side of Portland Island. He is...

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OSHA cites Trucano Construction in connection to fatal crane accident

...local construction company after a crane operator was killed in a work-related...and crushed the 75-year-old crane operator, Boyd Cody, as he tried to escape...resulted in fatal injuries to the crane operator." Trucano was also cited for...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-05-25/osha-cites-trucano-construction-connect
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Dock workers return to jobs

...an equivalent of 680,000 truckloads of cargo was sitting on docks and ships along the West Coast. In Seattle, crane operator Bob Campbell, a longshoreman for 34 years, described the mood of workers returning after the 10-day lockout late...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101002/sta_strike.shtml
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Operator believed dead after 25-ton crane tips in North Douglas

A crane operator is believed to have died Thursday afternoon in North Douglas after a 25-ton crane tipped over and trapped the operator inside...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-11-03/operator-believed-dead-after-25-ton-cra
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Efforts underway to recover crane operator's body

Efforts are underway to recover the body of a crane operator who was trapped inside a 25-ton crane in North Douglas Thursday. The man was presumed to be dead, and authorities confirmed...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-11-04/efforts-underway-recover-crane-operator
Local
Fairweather interrupts sea trials for rescue

...Imagine if we'd lost another young person, after what we've gone through in recent days," said Don Kubley. Crane operator Boyd Cody died Thursday when a 25-ton machine tipped over, crushing him. On Sunday morning, Evan Smith, 22...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-11-08/fairweather-interrupts-sea-trials-rescu
Local
OSHA launches investigation into crane accident

...Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating a fatal industrial accident that killed a Juneau crane operator last week.Scott Ketcham, area director for the federal OSHA office in Anchorage, said the investigation began...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-11-10/osha-launches-investigation-crane-accid
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Crews remove fallen crane from Chena River

...tank on it that could hold up to 200 gallons of fuel, less than 50 gallons entered the water, Bailey said. The crane operator, who escaped from the equipment as it fell to its side, avoided serious injury and was released from a Fairbanks...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070210/sta_664414086.shtml
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Barge finds temporary home

...its service as a Yukon River barge. Gurtler said his parents met aboard the vessel in 1960, when his father was a crane operator and his mother was a cook. Still, Gurtler said, the purchase was more about the thrill of owning a barge than nostalgia...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072810/sta_687347003.shtml
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