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International Roadcheck
The annual International Roadcheck regulations enforcement campaign will take place across the USA, Canada and Mexico between 6 and 8 June 2017
A1A Software demonstrates new features
A1A Software demonstrates new features of its 3D Lift Plan and iCraneTrax software.
First speakers announced for WCTS
The World Crane and Transport Summit will be held in Amsterdam on 7 and 8 November 2017 and will feature many high-profile industry speakers
Sling protection
Sling and rigging training has helped raise the awareness and need for sling protection, but much work still needs to be done. Michael Gelskey reports
Impressive lift jumpstarts Lift & Move USA careers day
The first Lift & Move USA of 2017 was a great success for as many as 250 Tampa area high school and college students.
Final call for Hamburg wind safety summit
Up to 150 delegates are expected to attend a summit focusing on safety and productivity during on-shore wind farm construction
ITI partners with Capital Safety Fall Protection
ITI will host select Capital Safety Fall Protection courses at the ITI Training Center in Woodland, WA.
Technicians at ALE trained to tough wind standards
Wind turbine electromechanical installation technicians at ALE have been trained according to the standards of the Global Wind Organisation
Hearing and seeing
When asked whether the use of sound combined with the camera is a practical combination for better communication with workers on the ground, the response was varied among the camera manufacturers.
Field of vision: crane load view cameras
Major advances in crane load view cameras and vision systems technology over the last couple of years open up a whole new range of possibilities for the safety and efficiency of crane operations
Wind industry safety
Seven safety principles of the Wind Industry Safety Culture Working Group of VDMA Power Systems
Working together to improve safety in the wind industry
A campaign to improve safety and co-operation in wind turbine transport and erection has been launched by ESTA and FEM. IC reports
True story
Bill Smith at NBIS Insurance in the USA discusses the truth about managing risk
Heavy transport and lifting seminar places available
There is still time to register for Marco van Daal’s heavy transport and lifting seminar at the Conrad Dubai hotel in Dubai on 7 December 2016
Crane regulations lawsuit filed against NY City DOB
A group of construction industry associations have filed a lawsuit against the City of New York and its commissioner Rick Chandler over new crane orders and regulations
Safety focus for ESTA in Stockholm
ESTA will address increasing concern over safe transport and erection of onshore wind turbines at is biannual meeting in Stockholm next week
Middle East focus at CATME
Cranes and Transport Middle East (CATME) promises to be a powerful networking and educational event for the Middle East lifting and transport sector
Industry focus: energy, oil and gas
Work in the oil and gas sector continues but uncertainty about prices is affecting future project starts and demand is growing for greater efficiency on site, reports Katherine Weir
ITI to roll out new Virtual Reality mobile crane simulator
Industrial Training International is developing an all new virtual reality (VR) mobile crane simulator product.
Workers buried in Tel Aviv construction site collapse
Reports say that three people were killed and 23 injured following the collapse of an under-construction car park
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