Industry News and Resources Now Directly on Wire Rope Exchange Website

Screen Shot 2014-08-12 at 4.00.25 PMCheck it out! The Wire Rope Exchange continues to add more features and resources to their website to enhance the users experience.  Just added, WRE now features industry news and resources directly from their website.  Visit Wire Rope Exchange website to see your business can take advantage:


Fundamentals of Rigging Engineering eBook Now Available

Program ebookIn February of 2014, Industrial Training International (, a world leader in crane, rigging and lifting educational services, announced plans for a groundbreaking new program that aims to provide foundational knowledge in the discipline of rigging engineering.

Fundamentals of Rigging Engineering seeks to serve engineers who come on the crane and rigging scene with backgrounds in mechanical, civil, structural or other branches of engineering, but with little to no formal education when it specifically applies to cranes and rigging activities. Continue reading

CIC and ISHM Enter Joint Endorsement Agreement

thumbs_logo-side-textCrane Institute Certification (CIC) and Institute for Safety and Health Management (ISHM), Yuma, Ariz., announce that the organizations have entered into a joint marketing agreement. Both CIC and ISHM share a common goal of improving the safety and health of workers, and thereby reducing accidents. Continue reading

ITI Announces New Training Courses and New Faces

Screen Shot 2013-04-01 at 1.32.11 PMIndustrial Training International (ITI) has made several announcements this summer – including new training courses, new team members and several upcoming events to mark your calendars.

Innovative New Course

Officially announced in July, ITI is offering a groundbreaking new course: Accident Investigation for Cranes, Rigging and Material Handling Operations.

ITI’s investment in this course is likely more than any education company of its kind has ever undertaken. To create the most realistic accident scene possible, ITI’s Field Services Division intentionally tipped over a Grove TM-180 (18-ton truck-mounted crane) at the ITI Training Center in Woodland, Washington.

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Spider Adds New Competent Person Trainers

Spider, a Division of SafeWorks, LLC, announces four employees recently graduated from its “Competent Person Train the Trainer Course,” deeming them qualified to lead customers through Spider’s industry-leading Competent Person Training program.

The nationally recognized program meets the standards set forth by OSHA for the training of a competent person, and once Continue reading

Industrial Training International Expands into Canada

Edmonton, Alberta will be Industrial Training International’s (ITI) operational headquarters of its new subsidiary, ITI Canada.  The company will continue to handle sales, marketing, design, and logistics functions out of its corporate headquarters in Woodland, Washington, USA.  Local management, trainers, and supporting administration will work in the Edmonton office and conduct business throughout Canada. Continue reading

Lift-It® Manufacturing Relocates to New Facility, Release New Rigging Resource Guide

Michael J. Gelskey, Jr., Vice President and General Manager, Lift-It® Manufacturing is proud to announce the purchase of a new facility in Pomona, California. The 40,000 square foot, multi-million dollar building was purchased in the Mission-71 Business Park to provide the foundation for future expansion and continuing excellent customer service for those who demand and expect quality rigging and stellar service.  Continue reading