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CIC Names Hosts for Regional Crane Operator & Rigger Skills Competitions

Date: 03-09-2014 / Author: kparrish
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Crane Institute Certification (CIC) announces the hosts for nine Regional Crane Operator & Rigger Skills Competitions to take across the United States, beginning Oct. 11, 2014.

The Crane Operator & Rigger Skills Competition is designed to underscore the need for safe crane operation. The only crane operator recognition program of this scale in North America, the event provides a venue for the best crane operators to set the bar for all crane professionals.

Register Today for Northwest Regional Crane Operator and Rigger Skills Competition

Date: 27-08-2014 / Author: kparrish

Registration is now open for Crane Institute Certification's first Regional Crane Operator and Rigger Skills Competition. The Northwest Regional Host, Industrial Training International (ITI), will hold the event at its training headquarters in Woodland, Wash., on Sept. 5, 2014.

During fall 2013, Crane Institute of America, Florida Crane Owners Council, and M&P Specialty Insurance, hosted crane operators and their employers during a Regional Qualifying Event for the Crane Operator Skills Championship, a partnership between Crane Institute Certification and Crane & Rigging Hot Line magazine.

National Skills Competition Names Top Crane Operators

Date: 17-03-2014 / Author: kparrish
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The Crane & Rigging Hot Line & CIC National Skills Championship put the top crane operators in North America through their paces, and the best operators in the country have been named.

Corpus Christi Regional Qualifier Attracts Crane Operators but Halted by Weather

Date: 27-11-2013 / Author: kparrish
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The final stop of the 2013 season of host city regional qualifiers for the Crane & Rigging Hot Line & CIC Crane Operator Skills Competition took place last Friday in Corpus Christi, Texas. This being the first year as a host city, local sponsors, Laguna Crane Services, LLC and B-C Equipment Sales, Inc., were excited to have 18 crane operators register to compete.

Central Florida Crane Operators Go Head-to-Head at Regional Skills Competition

Date: 13-11-2013 / Author: kparrish
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The area’s finest crane operators gathered in Sanford, Fla., last Friday to boom, hoist, and swing their way to a $1,000 prize and a trip to Las Vegas to participate in the Crane & Rigging Hot Line & CIC National Skills Competition.

 

Liebherr to Supply Crane for National Crane Operator Skills Championship

Date: 24-10-2013 / Author: kparrish
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Competitors in the Crane & Rigging Hot Line & CIC Crane Operator Skills Championship next March in Las Vegas, Nev., will be operating in comfort and style. Liebherr, the official crane sponsor of the National Skills Championship, is providing a LTM 1220-5.2 mobile crane for the event.

Houston Crane Operators Compete for Seats in National Championship

Date: 23-10-2013 / Author: kparrish
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On what turned out to be a blustery fall morning, six Gulf Coast area crane operators competed for top honors in theCrane & Rigging Hot Line & CIC Crane Operator Skills Competition. The regional event was held at Webber LLC in northeast Houston last Friday.

 

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Mike Larson
In August, I had the privilege of covering the Midwest skills competition for crane operators. That event, held in metropolitan Chicago, was one of several scheduled to take place all over North America in the coming months.

Crane Operator Skills Competition Heads to Southeast, West

Date: 26-09-2013 / Author: kparrish
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The Crane & Rigging Hot Line & CIC Crane Operator Skills Competition continues its cross-country trek to round up the best crane operators in the West and Southeast.

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