First look at ITI VR and the October 2016 Showcase Webinar features an exciting new technology from Buckner Heavylift Cranes.
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Volume 1, Issue 30


Photo: Over 60 NCCCO Commissioners and guests gathered at the ITI Training Center in Woodland, Washington for the 41st biannual NCCCO Commissioner's Meeting. 

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VR Mobile Crane Simulator First Look [Video]

You've probably heard the initial announcement. Maybe you've checked out the view from the cab, or even explored the beta user program. 

Even if you haven't done any of those things, here is something anyone can do and it only takes 1 minute and 24 seconds...

ITI VR First Look  

(Click the image, or here, for an in depth look at the VR Mobile Crane Simulator)

In case you missed it...

Buckner Introduces Earthloc [Webinar]

The next Showcase Webinar is set for October 27 at 10 AM Pacific Time/1 PM Eastern Time, and will feature a case study on a brand new technology that addresses the stabilization of ground for mobile crane work and permanent structures. Earthloc_Module_003.png

Earthloc, developed by Buckner Heavylift Cranes, could very well be a game changer when it comes to ground stabilization issues. The webinar will feature a use case study of the technology on two recent Buckner projects with Heavylift & Rigging Planner Jim Jatho leading the discussion.

Register Here.


Featured Training Center Course: Project Execution

Project Execution for Lift Planners & Rigging Engineers is an elective course in the Fundamentals of Rigging Engineering Program and may be taken by students wishing to complete the entire program or as a standalone course.

Project Execution is "project-oriented" and involves minimal instructor lecturing. Students will select from several project scenarios to execute in an array of working environments and load choices. Projects will be designed for execution with a variety of load handling equipment including:

  • Mobile Cranes
  • Tower Cranes
  • Telescopic Hydraulic Gantry Systems
  • Hydraulic Jacks
  • Strand Jacks
  • Modular Lift Towers
  • Hydraulic Skidding Systems
  • Industrial Rolling Systems
  • Winches & Blocks
  • Hydraulic Platform Trailers
  • Spreader Beams & Complex Lifting Arrangements
  • Customized Load Handling Equipment

Upcoming Course Dates:

Houston, Texas Training Center | December 1-2, 2016ITI_Icon_Blue_TrainingCenter.png

Learn more here!



Person of the Week


Drew Allemandi

Corporate Engineer, Ness and Campbell Cranes

A participant in the Master Rigger Course at the ITI Woodland, WA Training Center this week, upon completion of the course, Drew will become the 6th person to complete the full Fundamentals of Rigging Engineering Program since its launch in 2015. 

Drew has been with Ness and Campbell for over three years, and has played a role on the completion of hundreds of projects in that time. Before joining Ness and Campbell, Drew's experience included time with Razz Construction, Tri-State Construction, and the Washington State Department of Transportation. 

Learn more about Ness and Campbell Cranes here.

Learn more about the ASME Approved Fundamentals of Rigging Engineering Program here.

VR Beta User Program

ITI is now accepting application for its Virtual Reality (VR) Mobile Crane Simulator Beta Program. Beta Program applicants will receive the hardware and software needed to run all available course simulations including:

  • A high-powered laptop
  • An Oculus Rift Headset
  • Xbox Controller
  • Simulation Library Package

Click here to learn more any apply!

Prospective Rigging Engineers Only [Quiz]

Do you have what it takes to be a lift planner? Take the first step towards finding out with this quiz that includes real questions from the Fundamentals of Rigging Engineering Program. 

To the quiz!

From the Bookstore

Field Reference Cards - 3 Card Pack

Grouped together, our 3 most popular pocket-sized reference cards, inside our vinyl sleeve protection card caddy.Ref Card Pack.jpg

  • Journeyman Rigger Reference Card
  • Master Rigger Reference Card
  • Rigging Gear Inspection Reference Card

Visit the ITI Bookstore!

ITI Online

Does your organization use a learning management system (LMS)? Did you know that ITI can help you implement an LMS or even upload ITI content into an existing LMS? 

Learn More!

Warm Regards,

Team ITI


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