Global tower crane industry meets at ITC conference in Barcelona
01 March 2023
On 13 and 14 June the global tower crane industry will meet in Barcelona for the International Tower Cranes (ITC) conference.
Organised by International Cranes and Specialized Transport and KHL Group, ITC will comprise a site visit on the afternoon of 13 June, followed by a full-day conference on 14 June.
The event is for tower crane rental companies and contractors and will provide a forum for professionals to discuss tower crane productivity and safety as well as trends in crane design and technology. There will be simultaneous translation into Spanish.
Speakers and topics will include:
Jorge Cuartero, managing director ANMOPyC
Miguel Cerezo Rodríguez, CEO, Grúas Cerezo
Overview of Spain’s tower crane market
Andrew Brown, managing director, Falcon Tower Crane Services
Pushing boundaries: sustainability and new technology in tower crane rental
Bart Meersman, director and co-founder, Neargrid Solutions
How to power tower cranes with minimal draw from the electricity grid
Antonio Bello Figueroa, general manager, Ibergruas, AND
Carlos Pimenta, director sales IBE and AFR, Manitowoc Crane Group Portugal
Steel spires: tower cranes on the Sagrada Familia cathedral.
Albert Fitoussi, managing director, MéthoCAD
Case study: planning on a sensitive construction site with multiple tower cranes.
Marco Elig, managing director, KV R&D Center for rope development and testing
Wire ropes on tower cranes: challenges and solutions.
Derek Sikora, Vita Industrial EVP engineering and chief technical officer
Intelligent systems to resolve human error when controlling a load.
Lior Avitan, Ultrawis CEO and co founder
High tech operator assistance systems in practice.
Dr.-Ing. Mohamad Abouelezz, Wolffkran head of product management AND
Viktor Mosolf, B.Sc, Wolffkran head of digitalisation
Precision load control for increased safety and productivity.
Self erecting tower cranes – their place in the market and the potential for growth.
- Julian Dyer, sales manager, Falcon Tower Cranes.
- Nicola Castenetto, business line director – self erecting tower cranes, Terex Tower Cranes.
- Clemens Maier, product manager for self erecting tower cranes, Liebherr.
- Jörg Hegestweiler, chief executive, BKL (Baukran Logistik).
The conference, which is supported by ANMOPyC and SC&RA, will be held at the Intercontinental Barcelona hotel.
To book your place, visit the event website at:
Special hotel rates have been confirmed with the hotel. Book through the website here:
Sponsors for the 2023 ITC event are:
Platinum sponsor: AMCS Technologies.
Gold sponsors: Jaso Tower Cranes, Liebherr, Potain, Wolffkran.
Networking breaks sponsor: Terex.
Silver sponsor: Comansa.
Supporting sponsors: AMPD Energy, Bondura Technology, The Crosby Group, Krupinski Cranes, Neargrid Solutions, North East Telecommunications (NET), WireCo.
Event partner: Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association.
Supporting associations: ANMOPyC, ESTA.