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    CANADIAN TOWER CRANE COLLAPSE

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    A tower crane operator has survived the collapse of a tower crane in Toronto. The incident occurred  on a development of apartments in a suburb north of the city.

    News reports of the incident contain video footage and crane commentators have provided analysis. Evidence shows that a failure occurred at the turntable.  

    The operator remained in the cab and was treated at the scene by paramedics. He was subsequently rescued using a basket.

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