Category Archives: Construction

Carry Deck Qualifications

Once again the paper industry provides mobile crane training for their employees.    With a brand new plant that could be compared to the existing plant soon to open, Clearwater Paper called upon Crews Crane Training to assist in qualifying … Continue reading

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Rigging Level 1

What an honor it was to witness a great group of construction workers honing their rigging skills. North Carolina has a great construction company called Vannoy working on the roads and highways. They all showed patience, skill and mentoring during … Continue reading

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Load Testing Mobile Cranes

Do you have a load test certificate for your mobile cranes? If not let us help you with the load testing. Getting to work with a great company like FMC in Bessemer City and a great maintenance supervisor (Robbie Dover) … Continue reading

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Two things at Once

It is not often that you can have an aerial lift class and a Mobile Crane Operator class going on at the same time. It happened in 2017 in Macon, Georgia. These employees completed both the practical examination for Mobile … Continue reading

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Construction Company is COLD

What a perfect day for the practical exams in West Jefferson, North Carolina. The wind was 7-12 miles per hour. The cold was 35 degrees F. What better day to be on a mobile crane taking their practical exam. Congratulations … Continue reading

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My shackle can handle it?

These are some pictures of a 13.5 ton shackle. At what point do you think it is stretched? How long did it take to stretch this far? Did anyone get hurt during this use of the shackle? Will they do … Continue reading

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How many slings?

This is what I observed as I walk through a truck shop. 1-The question is how many slings can I fit in the hook? 2-How much hook can be used within the sling eyes? 3-Does this really look safe? These … Continue reading

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