Video: Tower Cranes North America (TCNA) 2020

By Alex Dahm24 November 2020

Tower Cranes North America (TCNA) is a regular gathering of hundreds of key players in the tower crane industry. Ordinarily a live event held in the USA, in 2020 on 22 October, it was an online event that covered a broad spread of topics aimed at helping companies run tower cranes more safely and efficiently.

Tower Cranes North America (TCNA) is a regular gathering of hundreds of key players in the tower crane industry. Ordinarily a live event held in the USA, in 2020 on 22 October, it was an online event that covered a broad spread of topics aimed at helping companies run tower cranes more safely and efficiently.

Speakers and topics at the 2020 event were as follows:

 

Business cycles in the tower crane market

Mike Heacock, vice president, sales at Morrow Equipment Company

 

Forecasts for construction activity levels

Kenneth Simonson, chief economist, Associated General Contractors of America (AGC)

 

Tower crane insurance and contractual risk options

Jeff Haynes, EVP, national heavy equipment practice leader, USI Insurance Services

Randy Proos, VP, national heavy equipment, USI Insurance Services

 

Safe assembly & disassembly of tower cranes

Mike Walsh, president, Dearborn Engineers & Constructors, Inc.

 

Round-table on crane inspections chaired by D.Ann Shiffler, editor of ACT magazine.

Participants:

Joe Churan, training center instructor, Morrow Equipment

JR Moran, director of crane operations, Brasfield & Gorrie (B&G)

Jeffrey Hammons, president, JHam Group Consulting

 

Rental companies and contractual obligations

Brian Rolston, CFO, P&J Arcomet

 

The event had four headline sponsors: Comansa, Jaso Tower Cranes, Potain by Manitowoc, and Terex.

The supporting sponsors were: ENG Cranes, Morrow, Pintsch Bubenzer, Quartz, RaycoWylie, Wolffkran and Zoomlion.

 

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