More than 350 students from Clark County School District visited the Workforce Solutions area at ConExpo-Con/AGG on March 12 in Las Vegas. Lift & Move USA featured an interactive presentation about the role of crane, rigging, and specialized transportation operations in the construction of Allegiant Stadium, new home of the NFL's Las Vegas Raiders.
Lift & Move USA, featuring career paths for specialized transportation, crane, rigging and machinery moving operations, is coming to Texas this fall.
"Lift & Move USA engages students and educators in learning about the skills needed and careers available in this highly technical field, serving construction, manufacturing, power gen, petro-chem, highway and related industries," said Tracy Bennett, director of Lift & Move USA.
The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) recognized a number of individuals and companies with Crane & Rigging Safety Awards during the Association's 2019 Annual Conference, April 23 to 27, at the Omni La Costa Resort in Carlsbad, Calif.
Fifty-five companies were honored with Longevity Awards for their continuous membership in the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association at the 2019 SC&RA Annual Conference at the Omni La Costa Resort in Carlsbad, Calif.
The honorees and their years of longevity include:
Hennes Services Inc.
Response from teachers following the Lift & Move USA event hosted by NessCampbell Crane + Rigging on Oct. 11 in Portland, Ore., was extremely positive. Lift & Move USA is an industry-led program to promote careers in the crane, rigging and specialized transportation sectors.
The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association has announced its new format and keynote speakers from around the world for the 2019 Specialized Transportation Symposium, Feb. 19 to 22 at the Westin Galleria Houston in Houston, Texas.
The annual event brings together 500 specialized transportation professionals and government permitting officials to discuss permitting harmonization, safety, regulations, compliance and some of the most pressing topics in specialized transportation.
The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) presented Link-Belt Cranes with its second Environmental Award during the 2018 Annual Conference at the Boca Raton Resort in Boca Raton, Fla. Link-Belt previously won the award in 2012 and is the only member organization to have won the award twice.
The Steel Erectors Association of America announced that three additional companies have joined the nationwide network of SEAA/NCCER Ironworker Training Units and Assessment Sites, bringing the total to 18 providers.
Building Envelope Systems, Plainville, Mass., providing structural steel, miscellaneous metal, and metal panel construction services, completed its audit in May 2018.
The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has made publicly available its newly developed Qualified Operator Evaluation Forms for both mobile and tower cranes ahead of the Occupational Safety & Health Administration's (OSHA) crane operator evaluation and documentation requirements becoming effective on Feb.
The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association applauds the Wisconsin Senate for passing Senate Bill 186 Milwaukee County High-Wide Route into law, Nov. 30, which is a first-of-its-kind win for the specialized transportation sector. Introduced by Wisconsin State Sens.
Deep South Crane & Rigging and Berard will co-host a one-day careers event for students and veterans on Nov. 15 in Baton Rouge, La., as part of a national careers initiative through Lift & Move USA. The event will be the first in Louisiana and up to 400 students are expected to attend from local high schools and colleges.