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How to utilize risk management tools
D.Ann Shiffler discusses critical issues that fall under the insurance umbrella.
How to navigate “nuclear verdicts”
Bill Smith discusses a case of litigation gone wrong and the legislative change that is needed in many plantiff-friendly states.
Judge rules on Mammoet and Huisman IP case
Dutch court issues judgement on the Mammoet and Huisman intellectual property infringement case from early 2022
New SCRA resource to help tower crane rental agreements
Understanding Tower Crane Bare Rental Agreements was introduced last week at the Crane and Rigging Workshop in Chicago, USA
Fontaine unveils California legal extendable trailers
The four new Xcalibur extendable models are 53 feet in the closed position and 90 feet fully opened.
Video: Tower Cranes North America (TCNA) 2020
A full recording of the 2020 Tower Cranes North America online conference is now available
SC&RA NEWS: The future of permitting
Hi-tech changes modify the face of OS/OW permitting.
Safety resolutions
Michael Rubin discusses five New Year’s safety resolutions for crane owners
RISK MANAGEMENT: Understanding the ‘Reptile Theory’
Bill Smith discusses how to protect your company from a frustrating legal trend.
OSHA recognizes certification by type alone
OSHA has issued guidance to its compliance officers that will direct them to accept crane operator certifications that are based on type alone, rather than type and capacity.
RISK MANAGEMENT: Understanding new rules
Chris Nelson discusses the five changes for personal conveyance.
Wisconsin Senate passes bill to save millions
The Governor of Wisconsin signed the Milwaukee High-Wide legislation into law Thursday, November 30, 2017
Crane regulations lawsuit filed against NY City DOB
A group of construction industry associations have filed a lawsuit against the City of New York and its commissioner Rick Chandler over new crane orders and regulations
U.S. Court of Appeals rules in favor of Manitowoc
The federal U.S. Court of Appeals rules for Manitowoc in patent infringement lawsuit against Sany
Safety recommendations from NYC Crane Working Group
New York City's Technical Working Group publishes report containing crane safety recommendations following recent crane collapse
SC&RA opposes modifications to Cincinnati building code's crane rules
SC&RA tells Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley that crane age and liability insurance coverage suggested in its proposed building code rules are "overly onerous"
West Chester Permit creates new web-based permit ordering system
West Chester Permit's new permit ordering system, entitled Atlas, gives quicker responses to changing state and local permitting rules
Unresolved issues loom in 2015
John Skelly provides a round-up of updates on the top safety, training and certification issues in 2015
Mammoet’s Kleijn to give keynote at summit
Jan Kleijn, Mammoet CEO, and Alexandre-Jacques Vernazza, Mediaco president, are among the confirmed speakers for the World Crane and Transport Summit (WCTS) in Amsterdam on 4 and 5 November 2015
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