In late 2020, Wadonga based Dunn’s Twin City Cranes (DTCC) were issued with a Prohibition Notice by Worksafe Victoria. DTCC successfully appealed the notice and consultation with the regulator has allowed CICA to form a steering committee and discussions with Work Safe Victoria around lifting personnel using work boxes have begun.
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
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
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
The September/October issue of Cranes and Lifting (CAL) saw the successful launch of the Lift of the Month. Read more
Marcus Rigney addresses several issues facing the South Australian crane industry and provides some insights into the initiatives he has sought to progress during his tenure as the South Australian state chair. Read more
With the COVID pandemic forcing change throughout our industry, CICA looks to some positive initiatives and farewells an industry stateman.
A new book covers the safety challenges presented by the large pipeline of infrastructure construction work being planned. Read more
A message from Brandon Hitch, Chief Executive Officer, The Crane Industry Council of Australia Read more
TRT’s focus on people is leading industry wide innovation and standards for the Pick and Carry crane in Australia. Cranes and Lifting reports. Read more