Crane operator and Rigger industry news and topical information

how to rent a crane

Information on how to rent a crane in Hawaii: EZ Crane Hawaii Quote Not many know the how to rent a crane. Here is some information on terminology, requirements and what to expect when looking for the right crane rental for your job or placing a bid in Hawaii.  Majority of this information is applicable to the rest of the country. You […]

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Students becoming crane operators

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Crane Operator Certification – Capacity or type (CIC vs. NCCCO)

INTERNATIONAL UNION OF OPERATING ENGINEERS April 10, 2013 Director Jim Maddux Directorate of Construction Occupational Safety and Health Administration U.S. Department of Labor 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Room N-3468 Washington, DC 2021 0 Re: Crane Operator Certification – Capacity and Type Dear Director Maddux: The International Union of Operating Engineers (“IUOE”) appreciated the opportunity to present […]

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The need for more Crane Operators in Hawaii news article

Construction boom magnifies scarcity of crane operators Military and civilian projects throughout the state are drawing on the limited supply By Nina Wu nwu@starbulletin.com A good crane operator is hard to find these days. The people who operate what are sometimes referred to as Hawaii’s state bird are harder to come by due to the […]

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Relocating 8 ton palletizer into a new building

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Crane operation and football

  Like a quarterback waiting on the valiant efforts of the defense to get the ball back is a crane operator waiting for action.  When the crane operator receives the signal, it’s like a play from the coach.  The riggers, like the linemen protecting and making things happen on offense, are doing the same for […]

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Hawaii crane rental – Rigging Service and Boom truck Rental

Honolulu Hawaii Crane Rental Service – 808-781-2152Affordable rates and Quality Service we compete for your business 12 Ton up to 180 Tons – Crane & Rigging Crews experienced and qualified Boom Trucks Truck Cranes RT Cranes AT Cranes Hawaii Crane Service Crane Rentals come with a trained qualified and certified operator along with maintenance service […]

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Rigger Qualifications from OSHA.gov

RIGGER QUALIFICATIONS   FROM F.A.Q. OSHA.GOV WEBSITE The standard requires that a rigger be a “qualified rigger” to perform certain tasks. What qualifications must a rigger possess to be a “qualified rigger?” A qualified rigger is a rigger who meets the criteria for a qualified person. A qualified rigger must therefore: possess a recognized degree, certificate, […]

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Basic difference between Certified, Competent or Qualified as a Rigger

The Difference Basic Competency, Qualification and/or Certification:             COMPETENT RIGGER o    BASIC RULES & REGULATIONS o    SAFE WORKING LOADS – BASIC DOWNGRADE CALCULATIONS o    KNOTS, HITCHES AND THEIR USES o    RIGGING GEAR AND KNOW WHAT TO USE AND NOT TO USE  CERTIFIED RIGGER – BASED ON WRITTEN EXAM AND PRACTICAL EXAM o    VALIDATING THE PERSONS KNOWLEDGE […]

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Basic description of a crane operator

A Basic Description of a crane operator    Crane operators service and operate the hoist and swing equipment used to move machinery and/or parts and material at construction sites, industrial yards, ports and other locations. Crane operators manipulate a number of pedals and levers to rotate the crane, and raise and lower its boom and one […]

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