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April 2014VOLUME 5: ISSUE 2
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CIC Directors and Advisors Plan for the Future

Governing and Advisory Board Members and guests met in Atlanta, Ga., April 15-17, for Crane Institute Certification's annual meeting. During the meeting, Committee Members dedicated themselves to long days of business development planning, item writing, and subcommittee work on a variety of CIC initiatives.


Guest speakers, representing Fisher & Phillips Attorneys at Law, JV Industrial Contractors and Institute for Safety and Health Management discussed the importance of productivity through safety and recruiting young workers to join the crane and rigging industry. Read more about it here.


In addition, the group enjoyed a benchmarking tour of World of Coke, followed by a strategy and vision session. "The ideals of Coca Cola founding leaders John Pemberton and Asa Candler are inspirational to CIC. From a small family business, the Coke leaders established an international a brand and utilized portions of the profits to help establish Emory University and support numerous charitable organizations," said Debbie Dickinson, Executive Director of CIC. "We are excited about its growth and future.


The meeting concluded with golf and tennis tournament at Mirror Lake, Villa Rica, Ga.


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Guest Speakers Address Qualification, Employment, and Achieving Operational Excellence



CIC Elects Board Members, Issues Awards

Tips for GCs and Subcontractors: Win more bids with specifications for qualified crane and rigging personnel


Contractors know that brand-specific specifications should not be used in bid guidelines when it comes to equipment and products. But did you know that many contractors limit their ability to receive equitable bids on projects because their bid documents don't specify a generic requirement for crane operator or rigger certification? More

Certification for Lift Directors meets needs of Contractors in Critical Lift Markets


Lift Directors play an important role in overseeing, planning, and executing load handling activities on the job site. Construction users in power generation, oil and gas, mining, heavy haul and transport, and other environments where critical lifts are a common occurrence are increasingly requesting qualified Lift Directors. In addition, several OSHA and ASME standards list responsibilities for lift directors. 


For these reasons, Crane Institute Certification (CIC), Villa Rica, Ga., announces a new certification for Lift Directors.. More 

Champion Crane Operator Named in Skills Competition
Orlando and Chicago area crane operators took the top spots at the MCM & CIC Crane Operator Skills Championship, held March 6-7, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nev. Featured during ConExpo-Con/Agg, the competition drew crowds of onlookers and more than 40 operators who vied for the title in the Championship competition. More 

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No Better Job: Operators tout the benefits of the profession
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Crane Institute Certification (CIC), Villa Rica, Ga., is an independent certifying organization providing OSHA recognized, NCCA accredited certifications for mobile crane operators according to type and capacity, as well as rigger and signalperson certifications. CIC is committed to serving construction, utility and power generation, underground construction, manufacturing, and heavy industry by providing efficient and relevant certifications to meet or exceed OSHA requirements and industry best practices.

With CIC you can complete one Practical Exam for up to five certifications. Exam questions and tasks are relevant to real-world work sites. Exams are available in English and Spanish. Learn more at