Programme for ITC tower crane conference published

By Murray Pollok10 February 2017

The draft programme for the International Tower Cranes (ITC) conference in London on 10-11 May has been published on the conference website.

ITC is organised by KHL Group and International Cranes and Specialized Transport and will cover topics including:

  • New applications for tower cranes(Kenote address by Simon Marr, Marr Contracting, Australia)
  • Improving productivity and safety of tower crane operation through training
  • How to bring a tower crane down after topping out a building
  • The impact of digital engineering and BIM on tower cranes
  • Impact on rental of French regulations on tower crane operator access
  • Prospects for the London high-rise and construction sectors

See details of the programme and register online at

Speakers confirmed so far include:

  • Steve Bradby, technical and engineering leader – lifting solutions, Select Plant Hire
  • Aviv Carmel, general manager, Skyline Cranes & Technology Ltd
  • Marco Guariglia, managing director sales, Liebherr Tower Crane Division
  • Mark Herlihy, lifting solutions leader, Select Plant Hire
  • Heinz-Gert Kessel, project engineering manager, Franz Bracht
  • Pierrick Lourdain, commercial director, Matebat
  • Simon Marr, managing director, Marr Contracting, Australia.
  • Will Matthews, head of Real Estate Insight, Deloitte
  • Julian Norton, business development manager construction, Pix4D

There are just two conference speaker slots still to be confirmed.

In addition to the one-day conference on Thursday 11 May there are plans to offer a trip to view multiple tower crane projects in London on the afternoon of Wednesday 10 May.

Details of the trip, which will be offered to registered ITC delegates on a first-come first-served basis, will be announced soon.

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