2020 Advocacy Victory
INTERNATIONAL CRANE STAKEHOLDERS ASSEMBLY MEETING HOSTED BY SC&RA AND AEM
The International Crane Stakeholders Assembly (ICSA) met at the 2020 CONEXPO-CON/AGG exhibit and was hosted jointly by SC&RA and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. Topics identified and discussed during the Joint meeting included:
- Finalization and agreement to publish the latest guidance document titled “Mobile Crane Ground Preparation for Wind Farm Construction” which includes recommendations for the design and construction of access roads and working areas for mobile cranes used in wind farm applications.
- Status of the ICSA guidance document related to the use of cranes on barges scheduled for completion in October 2020.
- Agreement to collaborate on a new document that will provide guidance on the use of mobile cranes in pile driving/extraction applications.
- A summary of developments to various crane standards – EN 13000, CSA Z150 and the B30 series of standards. Members of the ICSA include the following associations: AEM; The Crane Industry Council of Australia (CICA); Crane Rental Association of Canada (CRAC); The European Association of Abnormal Road Transport & Mobile Cranes (ESTA); European Federation of Material Handling (FEM); Japan Crane Association (JCA); and SC&RA.