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Action to improve crane safety in Canada
List of recommendations for tower crane safety from WorkSafe BC task force
Keeping an eye on workers’ comp legislation
Legislative changes in the state of New York could signal how workers’ compensation cases move forward across the country and impact business owners in the space.
Securing your business in uncertain times
All eyes are on the legal horizon. SC&RA’s Joel Dandrea discusses.
EU vote backs heavy transport reforms
European Parliament voted to back proposed transport rule revisions and harmonisation, including SERT
What transport challenges can be expected for 2024?
Mike Chalmers offers insight on how to avoid them
How to utilize risk management tools
D.Ann Shiffler discusses critical issues that fall under the insurance umbrella.
How to make new EU crane regulations work
Manufacturers and ESTA are discussing how to make new European machinery regulations work in practice re power line contact
ESTA backs SPMT operator licence
SPMT licence will be a first from the European Crane and Transport Operators Licence (ECTOL) organisation
Cause identified in Hong Kong tower crane collapse
Contractor among 67 prosecutions for tower crane collapse attributed to foundation failure
Saudi Binladin Group fined for 2015 crawler crane collapse
Saudi contractor ordered to pay a fine of more than $5 million and seven people are fined and jailed
Restrictive regulations in Italy
Frustration is growing in Italy at illogical and inefficient permit regulations
Hong Kong tower crane collapse kills 3 injures 6
Government labour department investigating luffing jib tower crane collapse
What are the top stories in cranes and specialized transport in 2022?
International Cranes and Specialized Transport reviews the top stories of 2022
How to navigate “nuclear verdicts”
Bill Smith discusses a case of litigation gone wrong and the legislative change that is needed in many plantiff-friendly states.
Judge rules on Mammoet and Huisman IP case
Dutch court issues judgement on the Mammoet and Huisman intellectual property infringement case from early 2022
Mammoet investigating Huisman over possible IP issue: UPDATED
Heavy lift giant investigating “the possible violation” of its intellectual property rights by Huisman and BMS
Is construction taking slave labour seriously?
The International Labour Organisation estimates that 4.5 million people are currently working in construction against their will
New SCRA resource to help tower crane rental agreements
Understanding Tower Crane Bare Rental Agreements was introduced last week at the Crane and Rigging Workshop in Chicago, USA
Fontaine unveils California legal extendable trailers
The four new Xcalibur extendable models are 53 feet in the closed position and 90 feet fully opened.
Video: Tower Cranes North America (TCNA) 2020
A full recording of the 2020 Tower Cranes North America online conference is now available
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