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region but being able to offer it as an   28 at the Louisville Marriot Downtown   them comply. Using SC&RA’s new Se-
         off-the-shelf rigging solution is a game-  in Louisville, KY. The annual event at-  vere Weather Guidelines as an exam-
         changer for the marketplace.”      tracts hundreds of top managers, safety   ple,  Troy  Pierce,  Vice  President  HSE,
           Spivey confirmed that the shipment   directors, legal experts, operations per-  TNT Crane & Rigging, Inc. will explain
         is  scheduled  to  arrive  as  early  as  the   sonnel, and crane operators from many   best  practices  for  managers  who  want
         middle of  next  month  (July).  Each   of the industry’s foremost companies.  to introduce new practices and rules to
         spreader beam design in  the MOD     Covering everything from legal educa-  employees, and what it takes to change
         series has been proof load tested  in   tion and regulatory updates to cutting-  behaviors from compliance to choice.
         Modulift’s  in-house  compression  test   edge technology and safety practices,   • Mobile Cranes on the Move: Us-
         rig  and  designed in  accordance  with   this year’s schedule features some of the   ing New OS/OW Rules to Your Ad-
         multiple global industry standards,   industry’s top professionals hosting ses-  vantage – Cranes can now be efficient-
         including  Australian Compliance AS   sions on a variety of topics, including:  ly moved while reducing risk. However,
         4991 - 2004: Lifting Devices.        • The Road to Change - Anne Mah-  one permitting mistake could cost your
           She  concluded: “Maxirig is  already   lum’s  compelling  personal  story  and   company  millions  of  dollars.  Steven
         well established in the region and   work with “Back on My Feet”, a non-  Todd, former Department of Transpor-
         boasts a range of products that comple-  profit  organization  combatting  home-  tation  (DOT)  official  and  current  Vice
         ments our own. A vibrant construction   lessness through the power of running,   President of Transportation for SC&RA,
         sector is just one marketplace that is   is a powerful and inspirational example   explains how to take advantage of a re-
         expected  to generate immediate  de-  of how change happens. Anne will re-  cent federal government ruling on mo-
         mand  for  the  spreader  beams.  We’re   veal how we all need the same things in   bile cranes to maximize your time and
         looking  forward to on-boarding our   life to grow and succeed - to be noticed,   budget. All aspects of securing permits
         newest  partner and are enthused  by   to be appreciated, to be valued and to be   and working with law enforcement and
         immediate and long-term prospects.”  cared for. She will demonstrate that al-  government officials will be covered.
                                            tering the way we see ourselves and our   • Calculating Sling Angles &
         Details Released for 2018’s        circumstances is at the core of change   Hardware Selection -  Learn how to
         Most Anticipated Crane &           and that only then can we begin to move   calculate reduction factors, tension fac-
         Rigging Event: The SC&RA           out of our comfort zones and create sig-  tors and the effects of angular loading
         Crane & Rigging Workshop           nificant adjustments in our lives.  on hardware. Although the working
           The Specialized Carriers & Rigging   • Bridging the Gap Between Com-  load limit of the hardware is very impor-
         Association’s  2018  Crane  &  Rigging   pliance & Choice -  In any company   tant it is not the only determining factor
         Workshop will be held  September 26-  environment, employees must follow   when selecting rigging hardware. Sam
                                            rules and it’s the manager’s job to make         continued on next page
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