Leadership and craft training experts launch workforce development programme

Okos Partners LLC and Crane Industry Services LLC (CIS) have launched TradeUp, a collaborative partnership programme providing workforce development services for employers seeking skilled craft professionals. “Traditionally, it takes four years, eight organisations, and a network of industry, education, community, and training organisations to get one person career ready,” said Peter Krammer, senior partner of […]

12/04/2021 - 15:34 pm

FLTA provides clarity amid confusion

Industries facing rapid change can benefit from fixed reference points. The UK’s Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) is reminding owners and users of work equipment to make the most of available support during these turbulent times. Tim Waples, chief executive of the FLTA said,  “As we move through an uncertain future and companies strive to […]

17/11/2020 - 17:13 pm

Specialized Carriers & Rigging Foundation announces scholarship from GKS Lifting and Moving Solutions

The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Foundation (SC&RF) in the US has announced a new corporate named scholarship sponsored by SC&RA (Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association) member company GKS Lifting and Moving Solutions LLC – based out of Springfield, Ohio. GKS committed to an amount of $1000 per year, for three years. Each year, a recipient […]

17/11/2020 - 07:14 am

New lifting engineering apprenticeship opportunity for training providers

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), the leading trade organisation for the global lifting sector, is calling on training providers in England to submit a funding proposal for the new Level 3 standard, Lifting Equipment Technician Apprenticeship. The Apprenticeship has completed all its stages: the standard is written and LEEA has been appointed as an […]

12/11/2020 - 13:27 pm

Find out more about Hydrogen Embrittlement

William Hackett, a leader in the supply of offshore lifting hoists and chains, has released an industry report to help minimise the risk of Hydrogen Embrittlement (HE) and Stress Induced Corrosion Cracking (SICC). The report includes guidance on material choices used in topside and subsea lifts, and is seen as a major step forward in […]

28/10/2020 - 13:44 pm

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