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Posted by Amy Materson on May 14, 2014

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Posted by Amy Materson on May 14, 2014

The accident: The owner of an excavating company was digging test holes near a gravel pit pond to determine soil composition for a potential construction project. To ...

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Posted by Amy Materson on May 14, 2014

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Posted by Amy Materson on May 14, 2014

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 15, 2014

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 15, 2014

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 15, 2014

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 15, 2014

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