Feds: Corrosion, inadequate maintenan...

Feds: Corrosion, inadequate maintenance led to fatal bin collapse a...

There are 4 comments on the TwinCities.com story from Jul 28, 2010, titled Feds: Corrosion, inadequate maintenance led to fatal bin collapse a.... In it, TwinCities.com reports that:

Federal regulators say corroded steel supports and inadequate maintenance by Cargill Inc.

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Arnie

Minnetonka, MN

#1 Jul 28, 2010
Will Cargill own up to their negligence? Not likely. Too busy giving bonuses to their upper management and stealing from workers and farmers alike.
dick

Ivins, UT

#2 Jul 28, 2010
Cargill may be the tip of the ice berg.

As a former Fire Chief I often wondered why the twin towers collapsed the way the did. I know they were struck by airplanes and they did a lot of damage. But the lower floors collapsed was beyond that damage to my way of thinking.

Then Frank Brannigan said the same before his death. And I wondered, did they save money by underbuilding the units?

I remember when Rich Peterson was fired as the Santa Barbara County Fire Chief because of a fire in Goleta. It seems he was the scapegoat for the fire. They never mentioned the contractors who built houses in the high ground.

Money. Money. Money.

It rules.
zingpopper

Alma Center, WI

#3 Jul 28, 2010
I bet their corporate offices have no structural defects, we wouldn't want the suit's to get hurt. Screw the poor little guy doing the grunt work.
Typical big business attitude about workplace safety.
Buttomfly

Madison, WI

#5 Jul 28, 2010
Hey, this is a family owned MN born and bred company. They just have to be above board with MN nice and all. Right?

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