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Crane & Rigging / Industrial Crane & Hoist Conferences - May 23-24

CRC / ICHC 2012

Join Bishop Lifting Products at the Crane & Rigging / Industrial Crane & Hoist Conferences!

The jointly-held Crane & Rigging Conference and Industrial Crane & Hoist Conference (CRC/ICHC), hosted by MCM Events, moves to a new venue in 2012. The two-day safety management conference will be held May 23-24, 2012 in New Orleans, La.

The two-day conference is geared for safety managers, crane and rigging supervisors, plant managers, and risk management personnel. New this year, attendees can choose from two educational tracts. ICHC sessions will discuss topics relevant to users of overhead cranes inside plants or heavy industrial environments. CRC sessions will be of interest to users of mobile and tower cranes working in construction environments. In addition, several joint sessions focusing on training techniques, accident trends, and rigging inspection and proper use promise something for everyone.

BLP will be exhibiting and invite everyone to attend this great conference series.  Salespeople from our New Orleans and Houston branches will be present.  

 

There's still time to register! 

Register prior to March 31, 2012 to reveive the early bird rate $550 (a savings of $145).   All early bird registrations will be entered into a drawing for an iPad 2.   Registration includes admission into either conference and breakfast and lunch both days.  

Register online:  CRC / ICHC  or 

Register by phone: Franci Motz, fmotz@maxcapmedia.com, 602-368-8552 

Tags: lifting and rigging, new orleans, crc, crane safety

ACRP 2012 Workshop & General Assembly

ACRP General Meeting

Join John Hellums, the current VP of ACRP, and Bishop Lifting Products at the Association of Crane & Rigging Professionals (ACRP) 2012 Workshop and General Assembly on May 8-11 in Cleveland, Ohio.  The workshop will include training strategies, educational workshops and technical presentations from members of the crane & rigging community.  The workshop and assembly will take place at the Cleveland Airport Marriott.  This is a great opportunity for ACRP members and crane & rigging professionals to network and participate in industry workshops. 

Schedule and Topics include:

Tuesday, May 8: 

  • Board Meeting
  • Golf
  • Welcome Reception

Wednesday, May 9:

  • General Assembly Session
  • Articulating Boom Cranes
  • Facility Tour - Mazzella Lifting Technologies

Thursday, May 10:

  • Risk Management
  • ACRP Committee Meetings
  • Concrete Pumper Trucks
  • Synthetic Ropes Used for Cranes
  • Overhead Cranes
  • Annual Banquet

Friday, May 11:

  • Computer Tools for Rigging
  • ACRP Awards
  • Closing Session
Register online at www.acrp.net or by calling 800-690-3921. Click here for the ACRP Workshop flyer. 

Tags: crane meeting, Bishop Lifting Products, ACRP, crane & rigging