CRC/ICHC announces speakers for the Crane & Rigging Conference and Industrial Crane & Hoist Conference (CRC/ICHC) to be held in Houston, Texas, Dec. 3-4. Safety and risk managers, crane and rigging supervisors, lift directors, facilities managers and others working in crane and rigging operations are invited to attend.

It’s been more than two years since the OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Subpart CC was issued, yet many in the industry still have questions about the interpretation of the rule and the practicality of compliance with it.

Maximum Capacity Media surveyed the industry in early 2013, asking stakeholders to rank their most burning questions. Survey respondents said their top concerns were:

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Three lift planning software suppliers will showcase their products side-by-side during the May 29-30, Crane & Rigging and Industrial Crane & Hoist Conferences to be held in Indianapolis, Ind., following a review of the new ASME P30 standard “Planning for Load Handling Activities and Critical Lift Plans.” Lift Planning experts from A1A Software, craniMAX, and LiftPlanner offered the following advice when selecting lift planning software tools for your crane and rigging projects. “Don’t guess.

While some crane and rigging safety topics are timeless, others are predicated by industry trends, changes in standards and regulations, new technology, and shifts in labor demands. Attendees of the May 29-30, 2013 CRC/ICHC Conference in Indianapolis, Ind., will hear fresh ideas from construction professionals on all these issues.

The Steel Erectors Association of America (SEAA) has agreed to support CRC/ICHC to be held May 29-30 in Indianapolis, Ind., announces MCM Events, the conference organizer. SEAA comes on board as a Supporting Organization at the same time that MCM Events finalizes the agenda.


MCM Events announces that North American Crane Bureau (NACB) Group, based in Lake Mary, Fla., will support the 2013 Crane & Rigging and Industrial Crane & Hoist Conferences (CRC/ICHC) as Event Partner. The conferences will take place May 29-30, 2013 in Indianapolis.


MCM Events will welcome a leading economist to deliver an opening keynote message to delegates at its jointly-held Crane & Rigging Conference and Industrial Crane & Hoist Conference (CRC/ICHC) at the Hampton Inn Hotel & Suites New Orleans—Convention Center, New Orleans, La., May 23-24, 2012.

Four joint sessions and multiple breakout sessions during the two-day Crane & Rigging and Industrial Crane & Hoist Conferences (CRC/ICHC) will offer management-level topics of interest to crane and rigging supervisors, facilities managers, and safety personnel.

The safety management conference will be hosted by Maximum Capacity Media, May 23-24, 2012, in New Orleans, La. Event partners include Columbus-McKinnon and Crane Institute Certification.