Advanced Rigging & Lifting Workshop eBook Now Available

Posted by Industrial Training International on Jul 29, 2014 10:18:00 AM

Advanced Rigging & Lifting Workshop eBook Now Available

Industrial Training International (iti.com) has been conducting crane, rigging, and lifting open-enrollment educational events since 1986. The natural evolution of these events has led to the Advanced Rigging & Lifting Workshop, with the next event taking place in Fort McMurray, Alberta, November 12 - 14. 

About 70% of the Workshop curriculum will come directly from ITI courses, with the remaining instruction coming from guest instructors, Marco van Daal (international heavy transport expert), Jeff Dacey P. Eng. (Bantrel), and George Hammel (Crosby). 

To gain a better understanding of what is ahead of Fort McMurray attendees, the ITI Workshops Division has made a Workshop Preview eBook available to all for free download. The Preview eBook contains:

  • ITI Workshops: Introduction
  • Instructor Profiles
  • Workshop Agenda
  • Venue Information
  • What To Do In Fort McMurray
  • And More!
E-Book Download

Learn more at http://iti.com/oilsands or call 780-490-6611. 

Topics: ITI Workshops, rigging training, crane training, Heavy Transport

Inaugural ITI Heavy Rigging and Lifting Workshop Applauded by Attendees

Posted by Industrial Training International on Jul 5, 2013 10:06:00 AM


Contact: Jonah Hobson, Marketing Manager
Telephone: 1-800-727-6355
Email: jonah@iti.com

Inaugural ITI Heavy Rigging and Lifting Workshop Applauded by Attendees

Organizations Represented Included:

Suncor - Husky - Canadian Natural - Mammoet - Kiewit - Unirope - Shell - Ledcor - WorleyParsons - JV Driver

The Edmonton Hotel and Convention Centre was the venue for ITI’s first Lifting Workshop -  the Heavy Rigging & Lifting Workshop, held on June 17-19.  The Workshop can only be deemed a success, as organizational leaders, high-impact educational content, and three powerful keynote addresses combined to create a precise mix of education and networking. As promised, the Workshop proved to be much more than a “traditional” trade show or conference, with interactive skills-building sessions, collaborative panel discussions, and invaluable take-home materials for all attendees.HRLW   group work

From the Welcoming Address to the closing remarks, the Workshop achieved its mission of – Improving lifting operations by educating organizational leaders.  According to attendees, exceptional workshop sessions included - Advanced Rigging Foundation and Critical Lift Planning: Compressor Installation Project (Mike Parnell, President and Technical Director, ITI), Heavy Lift Shackles & Hooks with Heavy Lift Exercise (Roger Ohman Jr., P.E., Technical Advisor, The Crosby Group), and Competency, Training & Qualification of Personnel (Steve Fryer, Director of Training, Northern Crane Services, a NCSG Company). HRLW - Mike w/student

When asked his opinion of the Workshop, Rick Anderson, Instructor for Mobile Crane Apprentices, Operating Engineers Training Association Local 115, enthusiastically responded, “I would recommend [ITI Workshops] to anybody who works with a crane.  This was very educational and the rigging part is so important.  I think it’s very good for ironworkers, boilermakers...anyone who works with a crane.” 

ITI acknowledged that the Workshop was successful in large part due to the participation of their event partners and would like to thank: UNIROPE Ltd.JuneWarren-Nickle’s Energy GroupColumbus McKinnonA1A SoftwareKOBELCONorthern Crane Services Inc.Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), Magna Lifting Products, and Strongco Corporation.

The Workshop is the first of three which ITI will be presenting in 2013.  The Oil Sands Lifting Workshop in Fort McMurray, AB, will take place September 4-6, and the Power Generation Lifting Workshop in New York, NY, will run from November 6-8.  Workshop dates and locations for 2014 will be finalized and made public in the coming months.

To learn more about ITI Workshops, please visit www.iti.com/workshops or call 1-800-727-6355.

HRLW - group side

Topics: heavy rigging & lifting workshop, ITI Workshops, ITI, mike parnell