The Association of Crane and Rigging Professionals (ACRP) is a nonprofit association whose mission is dedicated to improving crane operations and rigging activities in all industries. This is accomplished by providing educational opportunities to its members and the public.
Through the national convention, association committees, and related industry events, ACRP members can learn about and voice opinions on important issues, including regulatory issues, crane safety, operator certification, rigging practices, inspections, and trade-related topics.
Each year at the national convention, ACRP members increase their knowledge by visiting and touring manufacturing facilities for crane and rigging products. In addition, the annual meeting Includes technical training sessions to enhance the knowledge base of members.
The Association of Crane and Rigging Professionals membership is growing! Recently, the 2013 Top Trainer Winner, William “Hank” Dutton and Mr. J.P. Biondo became members of ACRP. Hank Dutton is a Sr. Technical Specialist with Travelers. www.travelers.com J.P. Biondo is a Rigging Manager with Oak Ridge National Laboratory. www.ornl.gov ###
Crane & Rigging Hot Line will recognize the industry’s top trainers in an awards program to be featured in the November 2014 issue. Trainers will be recognized for having a positive impact on students, the work environment or the industry through the use of innovative training techniques or hands-on instruction, by encouraging peer or corporate accountability,and/or […]
March 18, 2014 (Sanford, Fla.)—Both of the crane operators who were finalists in the Orlando-area Regional Qualifier held last fall earned two of the top three spots in the MCM & CIC Crane Operator Skills Championship, held March 6-7, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nev. Kenneth Bowyer of All Crane Rental of Florida and Thomas Cunningham […]