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Crane Rental Association of Canada Board launches a new project of the year awards

June 15, 2020  By CRAC

Regina, Sask. – The Crane Rental Association of Canada (CRAC), continues to celebrate safety, excellence, and innovation in the Canadian crane industry by launching a project of the year Awards for over and under 20 tons projects.

The announcement was made to members during CRAC’s virtual Annual General Meeting on June 10. Introduced by the incoming chairman of the board, Gijs (Gus) Verdeijen, the award will provide Canadian crane companies of all sizes an opportunity to showcase their talent and expertise demonstrated as part their execution scope.

“The COVID-19 pandemic may prevent us from meeting face to face at our annual conference, but it will not dampen our industry’s spirit,” said Verdeijen. “We want to ensure our members are recording their jobs with drawings, photos and videos to prepare for the awards to be presented at next year’s conference.”

Modelled after the Crane Industry Council of Australia, the CRAC’s Awards <20> Ton will raise the profile of the crane industry as our economy adapts to a changing world. Guidelines and Registration material will be available at in early September.


The Crane Rental Association of Canada’s members are crane rental companies, manufacturers and suppliers of cranes and equipment, and supplier of services used in the specialty crane rental business in Canada.

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