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Game Changers

August 7, 2013 0 Comments
Game Changers

Crane council progresses beyond expectations as Canadian government considers first proposals. Fraser Cocks, the chairman of the Canadian Hoisting & Rigging Safety Council (CHRSC), has reminded the crane industry in Canada of the importance of attending this year’s Crane & Rigging Conference (CRC) Canada, which takes place Oct. 22-23 at the Edmonton Marriott at River […]

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NCSG Crane and Heavy Haul Trainer Joins CRC Canada as Presenter

July 16, 2013 0 Comments
NCSG Crane and Heavy Haul Trainer Joins CRC Canada as Presenter

Steve Fryer, manager of training, NCSG Crane and Heavy Haul, has joined the presenters at CRC Canada. He will address what he calls a “misconception in the crane industry” at this year’s event, which takes place Oct. 22-23 at the Edmonton Marriott at River Cree Resort, Edmonton, Alberta. CRC Canada, now in its third year, […]

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Canada Crane Conference to Stage Accident Investigation Workshop

July 11, 2013 0 Comments
Canada Crane Conference to Stage Accident Investigation Workshop

An accident has occurred on your jobsite involving a rough terrain crane. That’s the scenario that will greet attendees at the start of the second day of this year’s Crane & Rigging Conference (CRC) Canada, which takes place Oct. 22-23 at the Edmonton Marriott at River Cree Resort, Edmonton, Alberta. The opening session on Wed. […]

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It’s a Wrap

June 10, 2013 0 Comments
It’s a Wrap

The 2013 Crane & Rigging and Industrial Crane & Hoist Conferences made its debut in Indianapolis last week to a crowd of industrial and construction managers, crane operators, equipment suppliers, manufacturers and more. With presentations centered on safety, technology, and productivity solutions for crane and rigging professionals, attendees and exhibitors took away from the conference […]

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Hands-on Learning and Networking Provide Added Value for Crane and Rigging Conference Attendees

May 13, 2013 0 Comments
Hands-on Learning and Networking Provide Added Value for Crane and Rigging Conference Attendees

No post-lunch snoozing allowed during the May 29-30, 2013 CRC/ICHC conferences to be held in Indianapolis, Ind.  This premier event for safety and risk managers, crane and rigging supervisors, fleet managers and others working with cranes and hoists in construction and heavy industry features a variety of hands-on learning opportunities. Interactive Stations New this year […]

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Canada Crane Conference Welcomes Latest Speaker

May 9, 2013 0 Comments
Canada Crane Conference Welcomes Latest Speaker

MCM Events, the conferences and events division of Maximum Capacity Media, publisher of Crane & Rigging Hot Line magazine, has announced that Skip Ohman, technical advisor at The Crosby Group, will deliver a paper to this year’s Crane & Rigging Conference (CRC) Canada, Oct. 22-23 at the Edmonton Marriott at River Cree Resort, Edmonton, Alberta. Ohman, […]

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Top 6 Personalities You’re Likely to meet at a Crane and Rigging Conference

April 30, 2013 0 Comments
Top 6 Personalities You’re Likely to meet at a Crane and Rigging Conference

Brent Darnell, a mechanical engineer turned leading authority on emotional intelligence (EI), has pioneered the use of EI in the construction industry. Since 2000, he has helped improve the social competence and leadership skills of thousands of people in more than 70 companies around the world. His books, The People Profit Connection and Tough Guy […]

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Top 5 Tips for Using Lift Planning Software

April 23, 2013 2 Comments
Top 5 Tips for Using Lift Planning Software

Three lift planning software suppliers will showcase their products side-by-side during the May 29-30, 2013 CRC/ICHC conferences to be held in Indianapolis, Ind., following a review of the new ASME P30 standard “Planning for Load Handling Activities and Critical Lift Plans.” Lift Planning experts from A1A Software, craniMAX, and LiftPlanner offered the following advice when selecting lift planning software […]

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Top 5 Things People Want to Know about the OSHA Crane Regs

April 12, 2013 0 Comments
Top 5 Things People Want to Know about the OSHA Crane Regs

It’s been more than two years since the OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Subpart CC was issued, yet many in the industry still have questions about the interpretation of the rule and the practicality of compliance with it. Maximum Capacity Media surveyed the industry in early 2013, asking stakeholders to rank their most burning questions. Survey […]

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Tap into ‘Networking and Resources Gem’ at CRC/ICHC

April 8, 2013 0 Comments
Tap into ‘Networking and Resources Gem’ at CRC/ICHC

With OSHA still grappling with key crane issues, such as whether crane operator certification is equivalent to qualification, crane and rigging professionals can’t afford to miss CRC/ICHC in Indianapolis, Ind., May 29-30. During the jointly held Crane & Rigging Conference and Industrial Crane & Hoist Conference, some sessions will touch on big picture issues affecting […]

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