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Crane Accident Leaves One Dead in YAVAPAI COUNTY, AZ

Posted by nahetsblog on May 27, 2011

A man died after he lost control of a crane he was driving,as it rolled down a hillside and flipped over.

It took over six hours to right the crane and access the body.

Officials say the accident is being investigated by jointly by the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office, Federal Occupational Safety and Health Organization (OSHA), and the Arizona State Mine Inspectors Office as part of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).

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Housing Permits Update From Reed Construction Data

Posted by nahetsblog on May 4, 2011

Reed Const Data says, "Housing market activity should be seen as flat for about two years — still waiting to break out of the bottom of the housing recession," "That is expected to happen this spring." The key driver is employment gains which have began to boost apartment permits. Home builders have cut back so their inventory of houses they are selling will be back to normal with only a small lift in sales.

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