Determining the suitable size for outrigger mats

The Crane Industry Council of Australia (CICA) recently released this advice on how to calculate the right size of Outrigger mats for your crane. Failing to do this can have disastrous consequences.

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Tasmania leading the way with productive road access

In conjunction with key industry groups such as The Crane Industry Council of Australia and the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator, Tasmanian State and Local Government road managers have developed a state-wide system to maximise heavy vehicle productivity and access across Tasmania’s roads. Read more

Telematics key to road access

The role of telematics is critical to the success of HVAMS and this element of the project is being rolled out now by a team at Transport Certification Australia (TCA), including John Gordon, manager strategic development. Read more

Despite the unwelcome interruptions caused by COVID, Tally and her Puppy Raiser Virginia have continued to work hard on training and Tally is on schedule with her development.

Two Way’s puppy progress

Despite the unwelcome interruptions caused by COVID, Tally and her Puppy Raiser Virginia have continued to work hard on training and Tally is on schedule with her development. Read more

Controlling the load remotely

Remote load-control systems are designed to make taglines obsolete providing greater productivity, efficiency and safety by automating lifting operations. The Crane Industry Council of Australia’s Technical Committee examines these technologies in this issue’s CICA Tech Corner. Read more

CICA President’s report: Navigating uncertain times with optimism

Crane hirers are bucking the trend and continue to be desensitised to the “doom and gloom” that COVID-19 has caused. Optimism abounds, as crane businesses put this year behind them and look to 2021 with renewed vigour. There’s plenty to look forward to. Read more