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Registration Now Open for 7th Annual Industry Forum

Registration Now Open for 7th Annual Industry Forum

Free registration is now open for the annual event focused on the qualifications of crane operators and those who work with and around lifting equipment. The Seventh Annual Industry Forum on Personnel Qualifications is scheduled for Thursday, October 20, 2022, as a...

Personnel Qualifications to be Focus of Industry Forum

Personnel Qualifications to be Focus of Industry Forum

The qualifications of crane operators and those who work with and around lifting equipment will once again be the focus of this fall’s NCCCO Foundation Industry Forum on Personnel Qualifications.  Now in its seventh year, the Forum is scheduled for Thursday,...

Thomas Cantwell Selected to Head the NCCCO Foundation

Thomas Cantwell Selected to Head the NCCCO Foundation

Thomas (“T.J.”) Cantwell has been named Executive Director of the NCCCO Foundation.  He will take over from current chief executive, Graham Brent, on August 1.  As previously announced, Brent will retire from the Foundation at the end of July. Cantwell is...

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...