Workers Raise Bucket Excavator Following Accident


Workers prepare to attempt to set a 950-tonne bucket excavator... News PhotoBestof,Bucket,Business,Coal,Earth Mover,Effort,Finance,Following,Fuel and Power Generation,Germany,Horizontal,Human Interest,Occupation,Offbeat,Preparation,Topics,TopixPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesDEUTZEN, GERMANY - JANUARY 25: Workers prepare to attempt to set a 950-tonne bucket excavator upright following an accident at an open-pit coal mine on January 25, 2013 near Deutzen, Germany. The bucket excavator tipped over last summer after plateaus of clay and sand nearby gave way, pushing a layer of coal underneath. The excavator had been lying severely tilted to one side ever since at the Vereinigtes Schleenhain mine, which is operated by Mibrag. Open-pit lignite coal mines are still common across eastern Germany and produce coal for local electricity production. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)