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CRC Canada – Featured Speaker

July 3, 2012 0 Comments
CRC Canada – Featured Speaker

Mike Gelskey Mike Gelskey Sr., president and CEO, Lift-It Manufacturing, Los Angeles, Calif. Mike Gelskey Sr. has four decades of experience in the design and fabrication of synthetic lifting products. He regularly conducts sling user and inspector classes. In addition, he is the president and a director of the Web Sling and Tiedown Association and serves […]

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Canada’s Crane Council

July 3, 2012 0 Comments
Canada’s Crane Council

A new crane safety council of high-profile industry executives will be unveiled at the Crane & Rigging Conference (CRC) Canada, when it returns Sept. 13-14 to Edmonton, Alberta. The first MCM Events’ CRC Canada opened to a standing roomonly crowd in Sept. 2011 at the nearby Fantasyland Hotel, where professionals from all the western provinces and many from […]

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CRC Canada – Featured Speaker

June 26, 2012 0 Comments
CRC Canada – Featured Speaker

Paul Boeckman, vice president of engineering, the Crosby Group Paul Boeckman is the vice president-engineering at The Crosby Group in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He has been involved in the lifting and rigging industry since beginning his career at Crosby as a product engineer in 1984. His experience has been in the design and development of rigging […]

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Breaking the Shackles: CRC Canada Returns Sept. 13-14

June 11, 2012 0 Comments
Breaking the Shackles: CRC Canada Returns Sept. 13-14

Presenter Paul Boeckman, vice president of engineering, the Crosby Group, has urged the Canadian crane community “to stay updated with new developments in the industry and meet others in the field” at MCM Events’ Crane & Rigging Conference (CRC) Canada. “Crosby was involved in last year’s conference,” he adds. “There were good topics, and it was […]

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Crane and Rigging Pros Convene in the Big Easy

June 7, 2012 0 Comments
Crane and Rigging Pros Convene in the Big Easy

This year’s two-day Crane & Rigging Conference in New Orleans, La., attracted about 180 lifting industry professionals interested in learning about tools for effective crane and rigging management. The two-day conference was held jointly with the Industrial Crane & Hoist Conference, focused on overhead crane applications. Participants could custom tailor their education by choosing to […]

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CRC-ICHC 2012 Featured Speaker

April 27, 2012 0 Comments
CRC-ICHC 2012 Featured Speaker

Perry Bishop, Technical Instructor, Columbus McKinnon Perry is a Technical Instructor with Columbus McKinnon Corporation specializing, in Crane and Hoist Maintenance, Operator and Inspection Training. He brings to the classroom over two decades of training and industrial maintenance experience. Perry’s responsibilities have included plant maintenance, electrician and machine repair. He is a certified welder and a […]

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CRC-ICHC 2012 Featured Speaker

April 27, 2012 0 Comments
CRC-ICHC 2012 Featured Speaker

Gary Campbell is the managing member of PIC Crane Safety Services, Clermont, Fla. With more than 35 years in the crane industry, he has both crane operator and crane management experience. Since 2008 he has operated PIC Crane Safety Services LLC, conducting operator, rigger, signalperson,and inspector training; NCCCO practical exams, third-party inspections, and accident investigation […]

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CRC Canada To Discuss Cold Weather Influences

April 25, 2012 1 Comment
CRC Canada To Discuss Cold Weather Influences

Out in the Cold  The Canadian installment of the Crane & Rigging Conference (CRC Canada) will return to Edmonton, Alberta, at the Sutton Place Hotel, Sept. 13-14, 2012. Using lifting equipment is hazardous at the best of times, let alone when freezing temperatures and heavy snowfall are commonplace for half of the year, like in […]

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CRC-ICHC 2012 Featured Speaker

March 14, 2012 0 Comments
CRC-ICHC 2012 Featured Speaker

Harry Costner currently serves as project development manager for Mammoet USA, Baton Rouge, La. He is primarily responsible for working with major International petrochemical clients to assist them in the early development phases of heavy lifting and transportation projects. Prior to joining Mammoet in 2012, Costner was division manager for Becht Engineering, where he also functioned as […]

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Canada Crane Conference to Look at Multi-Crane Lifts

March 9, 2012 0 Comments
Canada Crane Conference to Look at Multi-Crane Lifts

Mike Parnell, president and CEO of Industrial Training International, Woodland, Wash., is the latest in a series of high-profile speakers to confirm their services to MCM Events’ second Crane & Rigging Conference (CRC) Canada, which will return to Edmonton, Alberta, and it will be held at the Sutton Place Hotel on Sept. 13-14, 2012. Parnell […]

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