CICB’s Crane Inspectors Achieve National Certification and Customer Seal of Approval

gI_61801_Qatar InspectorCrane Owners know that a third-party crane inspection performed by an experienced and certified inspector can decrease the crane’s maintenance cost and downtime along with detecting emerging problems with the equipment before it becomes an issue and affects job performance. Crane Inspection & Certification Bureau (CICB) is one of the few in the industry that require their mobile, overhead or tower crane inspectors to be certified by the NCCCO (National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators). An NCCCO certification is a nationally recognized means of ensuring crane inspectors are qualified to do the jobs they are assigned. Continue reading


Speakers Announced for Industrial Crane and Hoist Conference

Industrial Crane and Hoist Conference presented by Maximum Capacity Media, LLC, will be held May 26-27, 2010, at the Crowne Plaza Houston/North Greenspoint Hotel in Houston, Texas.
The conference will feature some of the most respected and informed professionals in the overhead crane and rigging industry. “We are pleased with the response from the industry and the quality and depth of the presenters that are already lined up to participate in this event,” said Guy Ramsey, president and publisher of Maximum Capacity Media.
Houston was selected as the location for the debut event because of it commercial importance and current economic strength. The conference will be held in conjunction with Reach Expo 2010, where suppliers and vendors will showcase products and services. Reach Expo will run concurrently with the conference.
Topics covered throughout the conference will range from Review of Wire Rope Applications used in the Overhead Lifting Industry presented by Brad Benner of Alps Wire Rope, Plate Lift Clamps and Crane Blocks presented by David Matthew of J.C. Renfroe and Sons, Block Inspection and Maintenance presented by Danny Bishop of the Crosby Group, Application Guidelines and Benefits of Chain Hoists presented by Scott Miller of Harrington-Hoists and many more interesting topics as well as the keynote speaker, Craig Epperson, President of CICB.
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