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NCCCO Foundation Announces Officers for 2022-2024

NCCCO Foundation Announces Officers for 2022-2024

The NCCCO Foundation Board of Directors has announced the officers who will serve the organization for the next two years. Elected to serve as President is Garry Higdem, CEO of Mario Sinacola & Sons, Frisco, TX. Garry joined the Board in 2020 and has just...

New Chair of Crane Type Advisory Group Appointed

New Chair of Crane Type Advisory Group Appointed

The NCCCO Foundation Board of Directors has named Fred Simmons Chair of the Crane Type Advisory Group (CTAG) following the retirement of Dave Ritchie. Simmons takes up his new position immediately, according to NCCCO Foundation President, Garry Higdem, who made the...

First Veterans in VICTOR Program Announced

First Veterans in VICTOR Program Announced

The first recipients of the VICTOR program were announced today by the NCCCO Foundation and Heavy Equipment Colleges of America (HEC). The Veterans In Crane Training Outstanding Recognition (or V.I.C.T.O.R.) award is presented to the top-performing veteran in each HEC...

Brent to Retire from NCCCO Foundation

Brent to Retire from NCCCO Foundation

Graham Brent, Chief Executive Officer of the NCCCO Foundation, will retire July 29, 2022, bringing to a close a 26-year career with the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators. Brent has led the NCCCO Foundation since 2019 when he stepped down...

Sixth Industry Forum Rated as Highly Successful

Sixth Industry Forum Rated as Highly Successful

The Sixth Annual Industry Forum on Personnel Qualifications, held in conjunction with NCCCO’s fall meetings last month and presented by the NCCCO Foundation, was a major success as judged by those who attended.  In a post-event poll, fully 95% stated that the Forum...

Top-Performing Veterans Recognized

Top-Performing Veterans Recognized

NCCCO Foundation and Heavy Equipment Colleges of America launch VICTOR Recognition Program on Veterans Day The NCCCO Foundation and Heavy Equipment Colleges of America (HEC) today announced the launch of a new program designed to recognize top-performing veterans. The...