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FREE Webinar from SC&RA - April 11 @ 12 EST

SC&RA is hosting another free webinar on April 11th at 12 EST.  See below for topic information and how to register.  

 

Crisis Management - Effective Strategies for Dealing with the Unexpected

SCRA free webinar
It’s the crisis you most dread — a fallen piece of equipment, an employee injury, an accident on the road — and it is now being covered by the media. Is your company prepared? This webinar will arm you with the best practices in crisis communications, with a particular focus on issues important to companies in specialized transportation and crane and rigging.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Apply the best practices for speaking to the media and other key stakeholders, which can make all difference between a company thriving during a crisis and closing its doors forever
  • Apply the main elements of a communications strategy that gets your messages out
  • Identify the key components of a communications contingency plan
  • Use social media during a crisis
  • Regain the trust of employees, customers, partners, and other stakeholders

By participating in this webinar, you will learn how to mitigate potential crises and safeguard your company’s reputation. 
 
Cost: Free

Click Here to Register

Presenters:

Bruce Cordingly, Principal
Sound Counsel Crisis Communications

J. Vander Stoep, Principal
Sound Counsel Crisis Communications

Tags: SC&RA, free webinar, crane & rigging

Bishop Lifting Products, Inc. Adds a New Location in Oklahoma City

Bishop Lifting Products, Inc. Adds a New Location in Oklahoma City

Houston, TX -- Bishop Lifting Products, Inc. (BLP), a fabricator and distributor of slings and rigging supplies, has announced the opening of a new regional office in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

The Oklahoma City office will be the one-stop source for servicing the oilfield rigging needs in the Mid-Continent region. “Our Oklahoma City office will provide rigging solutions and local MaxiRider™ support to businesses in the region,” says Jeff Bishop, President of Bishop Lifting Products. The new office enables BLP to host key customers and prospects, as well as the ability to offer essential product and solution services, such as onsite product testing and training.

Bishop Lifting Products in Oklahoma City will be fully stocked with Crosby products as well as a fabricator of slings, such as wire rope slings, web slings, roundslings, chain slings, and Slingmax® high performance slings. The location is also equipped with a 350,000 lb. proof testing machine, laser tag etching machine for making sling tags, a pouring tower for fabricating mast raising lines, and a 20,000 lb.  wire rope spooling machine.

Bill Ray, Regional Vice President based in the Oklahoma City branch, says “we feel like our Oklahoma City facility is state of the art!  It enables us to provide unparalleled service, fabrication and testing of rigging equipment for the Mid-Continent region.  We are very excited about being in Oklahoma City.”

This is the third new branch for Bishop Lifting Products in the past year.

About Bishop Lifting Products, Inc.

Founded in 1984, Bishop Lifting Products, Inc. (BLP) is a leading fabricator and distributor of products, services, and lifting solutions for crane, rigging, marine, and oilfield applications. Our 200+ dedicated employees throughout Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Wyoming and Oklahoma supply wire rope, slings, rigging hardware, lifting devices, hoists and winches to customers with lifting, oilfield, towing, and hauling applications.

Tags: Bishop Lifting Products, crane & rigging, oklahoma