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A shocking crane collapse occurred on Sunday, December 1, 2019, at a construction site in Sydney, Australia.

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  • Date occured Sunday, 01 December 2019

After Opal's tower incident, a second building in Sydney suffered critical damage due to cracking raising concerns about Australia's building codes.

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  • Date occured Friday, 14 June 2019

The 36-story Opal Tower, located in Sydney's Olympic Park, was evacuated on Christmas Eve after reports for severe cracking.

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  • Date occured Monday, 24 December 2018