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ITI, Barnhart Crane & Rigging, Haag Engineering Presenting Webinars in Q4

Posted by Industrial Training International on Oct 9, 2012 1:12:00 PM

October 9, 2012

For Immediate Release

The ITI Showcase Webinar Series hosted by Industrial Training International ( will feature episodes from diverse industry leaders and topics through the end of the year.  The free, monthly Series is intended to deliver world-class resources, ideas, and instruction to HSE, Training, and Crane & Rigging Managers, as well as other leaders throughout organizations worldwide.  The upcoming episodes include:

Mike Parnell ITI
Gene Kaercher Barnhart Crane
Jim Wiethorn Haag Engineering

To date, over 1,000 people from over 50 countries have enjoyed the webinars.  Registrants are able to view the recordings afterwards as well as download the presentation file, and discuss the ideas on a discussion board.

Zack Parnell, ITI Vice President, commented that, "Our team is very excited to host Gene and Jim this quarter on the webinars. Our clients gather a great deal of insight and ideas for improving their crane and rigging practices by attending. Barnhart and Haag are true leaders in their respective industries and have an enormous amount of knowledge to pass along to listeners."

Barnhart Crane & Rigging has been providing innovative solutions to complex lifting and transportation challenges faced by heavy industry – from power generation to petrochemical to renewable energy, and beyond.  Today, with over 20 branches across the U.S., Barnhart has one of the strongest equipment networks in the nation.  Barnhart's network gives customers the flexibility of accessing a nationwide equipment inventory.  Because all of the branches are part of the same system, customers are never limited to the equipment at a single location.  Each of Barnhart's branches has access to a long list of "cool tools" including PSTe Goldhofer trailers, cranes 15 to 1,760 tons, slide systems, strand-jacks, and the Modular Lift Tower.

Haag Engineering is a multi-faceted company which performs forensic engineering throughout the world in the fields of civil, structural, architectural, electrical, mechanical and metallurgical engineering. Haag operates a state-of-the-art Research/Testing laboratory which specializes in materials testing. Haag's education department allows their engineers to share their scientifically-based approach to damage assessment through the company's publications and tools, and live and online seminars. Recently, Haag Engineering expanded their services to include Haag Construction Consulting, Haag Geotechnical Consulting and Haag 3D Solutions.  Haag Construction Consulting assists their clients with the most critical phase after a loss - the onsite damage assessments - gathering the facts to develop detailed scopes of work and translating that scope into detailed estimated cost of repairs.  Haag Geotechnical Consulting provides subsurface geotechnical evaluations, designs remediation plans, provides laboratory testing and monitors repairs.  Haag 3D Solutions provides 3D imaging and BIM technologies to deliver highly accurate reliable as-built documentation.

Industrial Training International is a world leader in crane and rigging training and consulting.  With personnel in the USA, Canada, and Brazil, ITI carries out interactive, hands-on training courses for corporate client-personnel in a variety of industries.  ITI has pioneered the training industry with courses such as Critical Lift Planning, Crane Assembly & Disassembly Director, Lift Director, Master Rigger, and Certified Rigging Gear Inspector. World-leading organizations have trusted ITI with their personnel's training for nearly 30 years, in over 25 countries throughout the world.

To learn more about Barnhart Crane & Rigging please contact Chris Teague at or (251) 706-5385.

To learn more about Haag Engineering please contact Cheryl Markstahler, Director of Marketing at or (800) 635-0116.

To learn more about ITI please contact Christina Lanham, Lead Training Solutions Associate at or (800) 727-6355.

Topics: Barnhart Crane & Rigging, ITI, showcase, Haag Enginnering