Recent posts on industry news, insightful information and anecdotes.


The LTM 1230-5.1 is the successor to the global success that was the LTM 1200-5.1.

Wind & Cranes in Construction

There are a few keys to remember for safe crane operations and variable that wind plays, both sustained and gusting, that need to be considered every single day!

OSHA’s Proposed Rule Clarifies Operator Requirements: Certification Alone is Not Enough

On May 21st OSHA published its long awaited proposed rule on crane operator requirements. This new proposed rule attempts to ratify concerns that were brought up by industry stakeholders over the 2010 rules language requiring that certifications include type and capacity.

OSHA Certification Rule Takes Promising Step Forward

April 2018—Mandatory crane operator certification came a step closer last month with the submission of OSHA’s proposed rule to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

Could this be the future of Wind Energy?

VORTEX developed an innovative wind generator that would represent a break-through in the wind energy sector.

Load Securement and Pedestrian Traffic

This couldn't happen on my project... or could it?

It's Not Worth The Wait

OSHA Excludes Monorail Hoists

Whats the purpose of this.....

I can only wait very impatiently to see what the future of cranes will do and who knows maybe one day we will have devices that can levitate the load.

Honest Abe said......

Crane Certifications - What Should You Expect?

No Room for Error

One Dead, Three Injured