Category: Events

Simulators Coming to Crane and Rigging Conferences in Indianapolis

Simulators create a real world environment for crane operators without the risk of unsafe operation or insurance liabilities. Next week at the Crane & Rigging and Industrial Crane & Hoist Conferences in Indianapolis, event partner Read More

May 22nd, 2013 | Tags: , ,

Bear Stuck in a Tree, Rescued by a Crane

What happens when a 200-pound bear gets stuck up high in a tree? It gets photographed while being lifted with a crane, of course. Dramatic photos were posted to the Colorado Springs Fire Department Twitter account Read More

May 21st, 2013 | Tags: , ,

AJ Ayvaz wins the 2013 Sims Crane Safety Rodeo!

Saturday, March 27, 2013, Sims Crane hosted the annual safety rodeo and employee appreciation event at the Tampa, FL, headquarters with a turnout of over 300 guests in attendance to witness the competition and indulge Read More


Crawler Crane Helping Build a Soccer Stadium

Specialist lifting company Transdata recently assembled a 660-ton Terex CC 2800-1 crawler crane to help renovate the National Mane Garrincha soccer stadium in Brasilia, federal capital of Brazil. Capacity of the stadium is being increased Read More


Don’t Miss these Informational ITI Webinars!

Industrial Training International is hosting two webinars this month that all of you in the crane, rigging and heavy equipment industry do not want to miss. First webinar (March 8, 1-3:30 PM EST) is a Read More


Another Promotion at Oshkosh Corporation

Oshkosh Corporation announced that Brad Nelson has been promoted to senior vice president and president of Oshkosh’s commercial business segment. He will assume his new position on March 4, 2013. Nelson is currently serving as Read More

March 13th, 2013 | Tags: , , ,

US Navy Torpedo Launcher Refurbished in Tampa

A Tampa, Florida-based company recently completed the six-month rebuild of a jib crane style “launcher” for the United States Navy, to be fixed to the deck of a ship and used to launch test torpedoes Read More

March 13th, 2013 | Tags: , , , ,

SC&RA Now Accepting Entries for Annual Awards

SC&RA is accepting applications for its 2013 Annual Awards. The awards will be presented during the SC&RA Annual Conference, April 2-6, 2013, at the Westin Kierland, Scottsdale, AZ.  Opportunities include: Rigging Job of the Year Read More

March 13th, 2013 | Tags: , ,

JLG Promotes a New VP of Sales for South America

JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and a global leading manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telescopic material handlers, promoted Marcio Cardoso to the position of Vice President of Sales and Aftermarket, South America. Read More

March 13th, 2013 | Tags: , , , ,

FCOC to Host Panel Discussion of OSHA Crane & Derrick Standard

The Florida Crane Owners’ Council (FCOC) is to host a discussion panel of crane industry professionals to talk about the new OSHA crane operator certification law, which becomes effective November 14, 2014. The free of Read More


Crane Management Seminar Coming to Orlando

Orlando, FL – Champions Gate Golf Resort How Changes in OSHA Crane Regulation Have Affected the Work Site Brought to you by Sims Crane and NBIS. On October 25th, 2012, Sims Crane and NBIS are teaming Read More


Teaming up with The 2nd Basemen to Battle Breast Cancer

Sims Crane & Equipment presented The 2nd Baseman Inc., with a check for $4,400 at the 4th Annual Hoedown for Hooters this past Friday night.  Dusty Showers, founder of The 2nd Baseman, has been Read More


Florida Crane Owners Council to Discuss Operator Certification Laws

On Friday, Dec. 7, the FCOC is conducting a one-day panel discussion on OSHA’s new crane operator certification law that becomes effective in November 2014. The panel is open to all crane owners. This new law Read More

October 9th, 2012 | Tags: , , , ,

IPAF to Focus on AWPs at its Upcoming US Conference

IPAF will focus on aerial work platform management responsibilities at its upcoming safety conference in Orlando, Florida. The event will be held on October 22nd and 23rd at the Bohemian Hotel Celebration, located close to Read More

October 8th, 2012 | Tags: , , , ,

Crane Operators Showcase Skills During Regional Rodeos

Only one Regional Rodeo Qualifier event remains in the 2012 Crane Operator Rodeo, conducted by Crane Institute Certification (CIC) and organized by MCM Events. In September, crane operators competed in crane safety and skills competitions Read More