Safety in the crane and specialized transport sector will be one of the key themes of the 2017 World Crane and Transport Summit (WCTS) in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on 7 and 8 November.

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Mike Appling, CEO, TNT Crane & Rigging

Speakers and topics addressing safety will include:

  • Hendrik Sarens, director, Sarens - KEYNOTE SPEAKER (Confronting ‘macho’ behaviour in our industry)
  • Mike Appling, CEO, TNT Crane & Rigging (Behavioural approach to creating a safety culture )
  • Marco van Daal, owner, The Works International (Anatomy of an accident: cranes and specialized transport )
  • Gertjan van de Werken, director, Peinemann Kranen (The Juliana Bridge crane accident: the lessons learned)
  • Keith Anderson, chief rigging engineer, Bechtel Equipment Operations (Plan for success in lifting and engineered transport)
  • Round-table: managing multi-crane lifts (Keith Anderson, Bechtel Equipment Operations, Richard Krabbendam, heavy lift specialist, Klaus Meissner, Terex Cranes and Gertjan van de Werken, Peinemann Kranen)

The Summit is a key meeting place for users and buyers of cranes and specialized transport equipment. Reserve your space at the event by booking now.

WCTS is supported by ESTA and the SC&RA, as well as other crane and transport associations around the world including CICA, Sindipesa and Associpesa.

Gold sponsor is Liebherr and Premier Sponsor is Terex/Demag.

Silver sponsors are Faymonville/Cometto, Goldhofer, Kobelco, Manitowoc, Tii Sales (Scheuerle, Nicolas, Kamag, Tiiger) and Tadano. Supporting sponsors are Blokcam, CASAR, Modulift, Straightpoint and tecsis.

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