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Strength in adversity: SCRA news December 2020
Despite a year of challenges, SC&RA continued to build momentum in 2020. Mike Chalmers reports
Build from within: SCRA Comment December 2020
A memorable analogy for keeping good employees as a way of strengthening and expanding your company is to think of a bucket with a hole in it – why keep pouring water into it?
Hire technology: SCRA comment November 2020
At the mention of tech jobs, contruction isn’t the first industry that comes to mind but demand for skilled-trade workers with additional computer skills is rising
A wave of capability: SCRA comment October 2020
Most agree that continued advances in the age of technology will bring more progress than consequence. Industry leaders, however, also understand that the speed and scope of the digital age can be unsettling
ESTA Awards shortlist 2021
More than 30 companies have been selected this year for the ESTA Awards of Excellence shortlist
ECOL exploring rigger training
ESTA’s European Crane Operator Licence (ECOL) project team in talks over rigger training
SC&RA carries on industry legacy
A legendary entity for 73 years, the Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association is simply the best.
VEMAGS reform under fire
Germany’s VEMAGS permit reforms criticised for raising costs and discriminating against international companies
ECOL approval for Sarens
Sarens receives approval as a European Crane Operators’ Licence training centre
Conexpo-Con/Agg online news service goes live
The new online editorial news service from CONEXPO-CON/AGG has gone live today
ESTA Awards 2021
Download the forms and submit your entries for the 2021 ESTA Awards now
STS transport event rescheduled
SCRA reschedules its Specialized Transportation Symposium for 22 to 24 June 2021
​AEM and KHL launch ConExpo-Con/Agg news service
Programme will include exclusive editorial for users and buyers of construction equipment in North America
Video: Tower Cranes North America (TCNA) 2020
A full recording of the 2020 Tower Cranes North America online conference is now available
New dates for SC&RA events
Annual Conference and Specialized Transportation Symposium rescheduled for October and July 2021
SC&RA events to be rescheduled
First quarter 2021 live SC&RA events in the USA are being moved to dates later in the year
Concern over VEMAGS permit rules
Changes to permit regulations being introduced in Germany are causing concern among specialized transport operators
SC&RA’s new VP of Transportation
Chris Smith replaces Steven Todd as vice president of transportation at SC&RA
Hawe chairman Haeusgen new VDMA president
Karl Haeusgen, chairman of the supervisory board at Hawe Hydraulik SE, elected as new president of the VDMA
Meetings schedules: SCRA comment September 2020
A successful transport or crane and rigging company often relies on the execution of management meetings that allow leadership to delegate
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