Elderly Vertical Bridge AM tower goes horizontal after being walloped by 130 mph winds

Originally Published by Wireless Estimator A 310-foot self-supporting tower owned by Vertical Bridge that broadcast WMT-AM radio’s signal throughout Iowa collapsed last week after tornado-type winds swept through Linn County.…

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An Alabama miracle: Two men are alive after a rigging failure collapses the 349-foot tower they were on

Originally Published by Wireless Estimator A 349-foot guyed tower collapsed Monday in Seale, Alabama while two tower techs were tied off to it at around the 225-foot level. Miraculously, one…

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Quebec police investigating cellphone tower fire as telecom industry worries about conspiracy vandalism

Originally Published by The Globe and Mail Author: Alexandra Posadzki Canada’s telecom industry is denouncing acts of vandalism against communications infrastructure as police investigate a blaze at a cellphone tower…

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Anatomy of a triple fatality citation: Judge rules OSHA didn’t understand industry standards

Originally published by Wireless Estimator An OSHA Review Commission Judge has vacated a proposed $12,934 OSHA penalty against tall tower erection firm Tower King ll, Inc. of Cedar Hill, Texas…

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