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Baldwins Crane Hire loses its vehicle licence

UK-based crane rental company Baldwins Crane Hire has had goods vehicle licences revoked and four directors disqualified following a public inquiry at the Office of the Traffic Commissioner in Leeds on 20 and 21 July 2016. The inquiry related to allegations of false records by drivers to hide ...

Baldwins guilty of corporate manslaughter

Baldwins Crane Hire has been found guilty of corporate manslaughter after the death of its operator Lindsay Easton at the Scout Moor wind farm in East Lancashire four years ago. Easton, 49, died when the brakes failed on a 130 tonne mobile crane he was operating sending it careering down a ...