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With deadline looming, US faces crane showdown 15 April, 2017 With the expiration date for OSHA’s delayed implementation of its contentious rule on crane operator certification looming and no progress made on an amendment, National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) CEO Graham Brent has warned that the industry may face the imposition of a flawed regulation. > read more

Talking cranes in booming Asia 20 October, 2011 The Asian crane industry is booming in ‘turbulent times’ said international crane expert Stuart Anderson at the Cranes Asia conference held on 7–8 September by Cranes Today Magazine.

Negotiating the border 20 September, 2011 It’s been a long time coming but the well-established campaigns for uniform regulations on international special transport are making headway, slowly but surely. Kevin Walsh speaks to ESTA and the SC&RA to find out the current state of play.

Regulatory overload 29 July, 2011 Regular overload testing will soon be extinct as changes in crane design make it costly and impractical. In Europe, regulations are changing across EU borders as manufacturers send out the message that regular overload tests have to go. The FEM is releasing a position paper that will help hirers kick the habit. Cristina Brooks reports

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