Royal Dutch Shell Finds Favor in ITI in the USA and Canada

Posted by Industrial Training International on Mar 11, 2013 7:15:00 PM


Industrial Training International (iti.com) has become a very favorable ally and service provider for Royal Dutch Shell in the USA and Canada over the past year. ITI has conducted training services for the oil & gas leader for over 20 years, however, in the past year, the relationship has increased significantly.

In April 2012, Shell approached ITI with the proposition of developing a custom rigging training program for Shell personnel and contractors in Canada. ITI President/CEO, and Technical Director, Mike Parnell, worked with Shell Lifting & Hoisting Subject-Matter Experts to create a program that would include ITI’s world-class hands-on training approach in conjunction with Shell-specific regulations.  After several visits with Shell management at ITI’s Woodland, Washington Headquarters and a few meetings in Edmonton, Alberta - the “Shell Onshore Mobile Crane Rigging” program was finalized.

In December 2012, after several revisions and a formal presentation of the program made to Shell, the program was fully-approved.  ITI is currently the only training company qualified to conduct this training program for Shell in Canada.

ITI officially began conducting programs in January 2013 and has several open-enrollment dates in Western Canada scheduled for the first half of the year.

In February of 2013, Shell management requested that ITI participate in its internal review committee which will be reviewing the "Shell Lifting & Hoisting Standard". A great example of continuous improvement, Shell reviews and updates its Standard on a regular basis and has chosen to invite ITI to be a part of that internal review committee.

For more information, please contact Jeff Sgro, ITI Lead Training Solutions Associate, at 800-727-6355 or jeff@iti.com.

Topics: Shell, mike parnell, Canada

ITI Rigging Training Programs to be Hosted by Titan Supply, Super Slings & Wesco Industries of Western Canada

Posted by Industrial Training International on Oct 10, 2012 12:39:00 PM

October 10, 2012

For Immediate Release

Industrial Training International (iti.com) has scheduled week-long training events at partner-locations in Vancouver, BC and the Edmonton, AB area.  ITI had incorporated a subsidiary and branch office in Edmonton earlier this year and employs three instructors based in these two cities. The upcoming events include:

  • November 26-30 at Titan Supply, Edmonton, Alberta
    • Rigging Gear Inspector; (3 days)
    • Intermediate Rigging; (2 days)
  • December 3-5 at Super Slings, Nisku, Alberta
    • Rigging Gear Inspector; (3 days)
    • Lift Director & Critical Lift Planning; (2 days)
  • December 10-14 at Wesco Industries, Vancouver, British Columbia
    • Lift Director & Critical Lift Planning; (2 days)
    • Rigging Gear Inspector; (3 days)

To Register Click Here.

ITI is a world leader in crane and rigging training and consulting with offices in Canada and the United States.  ITI conducts a majority of its training at client facilities and also operates two training centers in the United States with plans to open a facility in Edmonton in 2013. 

Contact Judy Chenoweth, Training Centers Manager, at 780-490-6611 or judy@iti.com to register.

Topics: ITI, Canada, titan supply, super slings, wesco