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Best practices task force to present recommendations at September workshop

July 6, 2023  By Don Horne

The SC&RA Tower Crane Assembly/Disassembly Procedures Task Force is developing industry best practices for tower crane assembly, disassembly and climbing, while also examining topics that include pre-planning and reconfigurations.

The task force, chaired by JR Moran of B&G Equipment & Supply, met at SC&RA headquarters last week, with the following individuals on hand to lend their expertise: Sam Moyer, ALL Tower Crane LLC; Steve Crawford; Bechtel Equipment Operations, Inc.; Henry Volante, Blue Hat Crane & Equip.; Joe Patton, Linden Comansa America; Matt Finnerty, Finco Services Inc.; Mathieu Chaudanson, Howard I. Shapiro Associates Consulting; David Brown, IUOE Local 14-14b; Walter White, Leavitt Cranes USA, Inc.; Daiane Quinlan, The Manitowoc Company, Inc.; Dan Durrett, Maxim Crane Works, L.P.; Jon Alberson, Means & Methods Engineering; Mike Heacock, Morrow Equipment Company, LLC;  Brian Burres, Uperio USA; and John Gangi, Wolffkran.

A draft document will be presented during the Tower Crane Committee at the Crane & Rigging Workshop in Oklahoma City, Okla. in September.


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