All Govt & Regulatory Articles

Advancing advocacy through education
SC&RA’s new Environmental Policy Committee seeks to establish awareness, action and opportunity
Major steps at Tadano Group in Germany
Restructuring at Tadano and Demag in Germany is going to plan and on course for completion as scheduled in Q1 2022
Permit industry adapts and overcomes
Hannah Sundermeyer reports on permitting updates and market insight as the industry looks towards a new year.
Industry optimism in new administration
What can the industry expect from the new-look White House? Joel Dandrea discusses.
Pilot car industry ensures critical roadway safety
Louis Juneau offers a candid look at the pilot car industry and why it’s so important to rigging a heavy haul.
Pete Buttigieg tapped as US transportation secretary
Industry officials support the nomination with an eye toward infrastructure investment
Department of Commerce terminates investigation into mobile crane imports
Following Manitowoc’s withdrawal of its application and request to stop the Article 232 investigation, the U.S. Department of Commerce terminated the investigation.
Bloomberg economist: Expect more gridlock in US
Despite a new incoming administration, a meaningful stimulus package seems remote
US construction officials call for action on infrastructure
Industry groups express hope for post-election cooperation toward economic revitalisation
President-elect Biden urged to invest in infrastructure
Joe Biden’s economic relief plan could put $2 trillion toward infrastructure
Maxim announces buy-back results
Crane rental giant Maxim Crane Works in the USA has announced results for its tender offer to purchase aggregate pricipal of its secured notes
TNT emerges from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection
Reorganisation plan for leading US crane rental company TNT Crane & Rigging completed in just over five weeks
SEC settles charges against Manitex, former executives
The Securities and Exchange Commission settled charges stemming from accounting fraud schemes that resulted in mistated financial statements by Manitex International in 2014 and 2016.
U.S. House resolves to extend highway funding for one year
No long-term agreement was made but latest proposal extends current surface transportation funding levels
Manitowoc begins AT deliveries to U.S. Army
The Grove GMK4060HC are specifically engineered for military use and have features that make them ready for a variety of terrains and activities
CIS offers WIOA-approved certification class
Crane Industry Services (CIS) now offers an introductory crane, rigging, safety and operator certification class that meets Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) requirements for financial aid
U.S. Supreme Court rules border wall construction can continue
Justices were divided but ultimately decided to allow construction despite ongoing legal challenges
NCCCO Foundation surveys employers
The NCCCO Foundation published a new report suggesting that most employers have a fairly sound understanding of their duties and responsibilities to evaluate their crane operators
NCCCO Foundation polls employers on operator evaluations
The NCCCO Foundation published a new report suggesting that most employers have a fairly sound understanding of their duties and responsibilities to evaluate their crane operators
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