First speakers confirmed for 2nd Tower Cranes North America
By Murray Pollok09 December 2019
The first speakers for the second Tower Cranes North America (TCNA) conference have been announced covering topics including wind monitoring, trends in tower crane use, insurance and risk mitigation, and tower crane inspections.
The conference - which is for tower crane users and owners, including rental companies, contractors, OEMs and dealers - is on June 22 and 23, 2020 in Miami, Florida, organised by KHL Group and its magazines American Cranes and Transport (ACT) and International Cranes and Specialized Transport. SC&RA is the event partner.
Speakers and topics confirmed are:
Wind monitoring & logging system for tower cranes
Eduardo Estelles, managing director, Windcrane
Tower crane insurance and risk mitigation
Jeff Haynes, National Construction Practice Leader, USI Insurance Services
Trends in tower crane use
Stephen Jehle, president, P&J/Arcomet
Legislation impacting on tower cranes
Mike Vlaming, owner, Vlaming & Association
Round-table on crane inspections:
- Chris Smith, corporate service manager, Morrow
- JR Moran, director of crane operations, Brasfield & Gorrie (B&G)
- Other participants to be confirmed
The event will start on the evening of June 22 with a drinks reception. The full-day conference is on June 23. For more details see www.khl-tcna.com
Gold sponsors are Comansa, Jaso and Terex. Silver sponsor is Liebherr. Morrow is the welcome sponsor, and Industrial Training International is supporting sponsor.
The first TCNA was held in June 2018 and was attended by more than 300 tower crane professionals from North America and worldwide.