Category: Events

World of Concrete Will Host Crane Skills Competitions

In cooperation with the 2015 World of Concrete show, Crane Institute Companies, Crane Institute Certification (CIC), and Crane Institute of America (CIA), will bring two crane operator skills competitions to commercial concrete and masonry contractors, Feb. 3-5, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.   Making its debut is a Knuckleboom Crane Operator Challenge, which draws its […]

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Mammoet Lifts a Space Shuttle in Houston

International heavy lift and transport service provider Mammoet helped lift a replica of a Space Shuttle onto a Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) at the NASA Space Center in Houston, USA. The 121-ft. long shuttle was lifted into place on a concrete foundation on top of the SCA NASA 905, a Boeing 747 jet airliner, using […]

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$600,000 Fundraiser Hosted by Ritchie Bros.

VANCOUVER, B.C. – On September 13, 2014, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, the world's largest industrial auctioneer, hosted its fifth annual Corporate Kids Challenge and raised more than $600,000 for KidSport BC, a community-based sports funding program that provides grants for financially disadvantaged children to participate in amateur sport. To-date, the Corporate Kids Challenge has raised more […]

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Crane Operator Regional Competitions Kick Off This Week

The regional events for the CIC Crane Operator & Rigger Skills Competition began this month and will extend into November. The hosts of the Fall 2014 regional events include activities for families, open houses, and vendor showcases. Regional hosts will sponsor the travel and hotel expenses for the finalists to compete at the Championship. The […]

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Mammoet Completes the Heaviest Ever Structure Lift in North America

Mammoet has used a 96-axle configuration of SPMTs to replace a 2,100-t bridge in Ottawa, Canada - said to be the heaviest lift of a structure over a motorway ever made in North America. The rapid bridge replacement operation involved removing and replacing the Lees Avenue Bridge, a 280-ft long curved section of the road. […]

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Car Show nets $25,000 for Foster Children

Posing proudly with a symbolic check for $25,000 presented to the Everyday Blessings foster child care center are, from left, Jimmy Singletary of Clark Construction, Dean Sims II of Sims Crane & Equipment Co., Pam Bell, Executive Director of Everyday Blessings, Sid Jordan, CEO of the Northern and Southern Divisions of Clark Construction, Tony Gallivan, […]

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Crane and Rigging Experts to address the CRC/ICHC Conference

Crane & Rigging Hot Line and Industrial Lift & Hoist magazines announced a high impact program of industry experts who will lead discussions on crane and rigging safety, operations, and productivity at CRC/ICHC, which will take place Dec. 3-4. Held consecutively for the last five years at locations in the Midwest and Gulf Coast, the […]

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Construction Angels Invites You to a Charity Event

c ---REGISTER HERE --- This fundraiser event will get us started helping the families suffering from the loss of their loved ones in construction related fatalities.  Construction Angels operates entirely on a volunteer basis to provide financial assistance, as well as assisting the surviving families of fatality victims in accessing programs, such as Hospice counselling […]

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WCTS Coming to USA for the First Time in 2014

The first three speakers for the 2014 World Crane and Transport Summit in the USA have been announced. International Cranes and Specialized Transport and KHL Group’s KHL Events division are organizing the two-day conference and networking event in Miami, Florida, on 12 and 13 November. Moving to the USA for the first time, it will […]

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Sims Forms Construction Angels Chapter in Tampa Bay

PLANT CITY – The public is invited to the inaugural fundraiser in Plant City May 1 for the Tampa Bay Chapter of Construction Angels, a 501(c)(3) non-profit that helps with financial support for families of construction-industry employees killed on the job. Dean Sims II, vice president at Sims Crane & Equipment Co. in Tampa, is […]

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