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CRC Canada 2015 Seeks Canadian Crane & Rigging Subject Matter Experts for November Conference

May 7, 2015 0 Comments

People – Processes – Productivity: Working together to improve safety in hoisting and rigging activities is the theme of the fifth annual Crane & Rigging Conference Canada, Nov. 9-10, Edmonton, Alberta. Conference organizers are currently seeking qualified speakers to join the conversation. Speaker proposals are due June 15.

CRC Canada brings together crane and rigging professionals in an effort to advance the common goal of harmonizing the qualification of workers, improving construction and business climate by standardizing regulations, and improving safety to reduce accidents.

Working in conjunction with the Canadian Hoisting & Rigging Safety Council and other important construction owner, contractor, government, and safety groups, the conference will provide a forum for the discussion of key issues facing the crane and rigging industry in Canada.

CRC Canada is seeking crane and rigging and HSE subject matter experts to make 60-minute presentations or 90 minute workshops on topics such as:

  • Craft labor shortages, qualifying workers, best practices for training, predicting labor needs, and improving labor mobility.
  • Harmonization of hoisting and rigging standards across Canada , as well as practical and cost-effective methods for managing compliance, increasing productivity;
  • Crane and Rigging operational and maintenance tips citing new research, technologies, or methods for improving safety and productivity.
  • Crane accident data, accident prevention, creation of proper safety culture.
  • Review overlapping standards and how to mitigate problems this causes to business/construction climate.

Submit your speaker proposal including a proposed title, 200-word description, key takeaway points, and credentials online. Direct questions to Tracy Bennett, 816-536-7903 or


About CRC Canada

CRC Canada is an independent crane, rigging, and hoist conference for safety and risk managers, crane and rigging supervisors, lift directors, fleet managers, project managers, production managers and crane owners working with cranes in construction and heavy industry.  The conference is organized by Crane & Rigging Hot Line and Lift & Hoist International magazines. Learn more at


Supporters include Industrial Training International, Event Partner; Canadian Hoisting & Rigging Safety Council, Supporting Organization; and Crane & Hoist Canada, Media Partner.

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