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Aug 05, 2014, 12:29 ET
Lifting North America to a Higher Standard (PRNewsFoto/TNT Crane & Rigging, Inc.)

TNT Crane & Rigging Enters International Market with Acquisition of Stampede Crane & Rigging and Eagle West Cranes

 TNT Crane & Rigging, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Stampede Crane & Rigging Inc.,...

Jul 14, 2014, 17:45 ET
Lifting America to a Higher Standard (PRNewsFoto/TNT Crane & Rigging)

TNT Crane & Rigging, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of Rent-A-Crane, Inc.

TNT Crane & Rigging, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has purchased the assets of Rent-A-Crane, Inc., an Oklahoma City based provider of...

Jun 24, 2014, 12:45 ET
Sicklesteel Cranes Donates 20,000 Calculators for Use on CCO Exams. (PRNewsFoto/National Commission for the ...)

Sicklesteel Cranes Donates 20,000 Calculators for Use on CCO Exams

In support of the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators' policy of providing calculators for certain CCO written exams,...

Jun 24, 2014, 11:40 ET
NCCCO Power Line Safety Card Is Handy Reference (PRNewsFoto/NCCCO)

Power Line Safety Card Is Handy Reference

The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) is making available Power Line Safety cards to help operators understand...

Jun 24, 2014, 11:28 ET

CCO Certified: 100,000 and Counting

 CCO certification reached a historic milestone last month when the 100,000th person to be certified through the nationally accredited program...

Mar 13, 2014, 19:06 ET

Fine artist Devin Crane to exhibit at The Arts Company Gallery during Nashville Fashion Week 2014

 After a triumphant Paris exhibition last year, acclaimed artist Devin Crane lends his extraordinary talents for 3 new paintings to be...

Jan 14, 2014, 13:46 ET
Crane Engineering Acquires Safety Engineering Associates.  (PRNewsFoto/Crane Engineering)

Crane Engineering Acquires Safety Engineering Associates

 Crane Engineering, a leader in forensic engineering, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Safety Engineering Associates, a...

Jan 09, 2014, 18:30 ET
National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) will sponsor the Lift Safety Zone at CONEXPO/CON-AGG 2014, featuring live CCO practical exam demonstrations and crane and rigging safety best practices with a special emphasis on operating cranes safely around power lines.  (PRNewsFoto/National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators)

NCCCO to Offer Certification, Safety Demos, Examiner Workshops at CONEXPO 2014

Also sponsoring the Lift Safety Zone and new Crane & Rigging Education Track Live equipment demonstrations, nationally accredited...

Oct 01, 2013, 09:42 ET
The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) today made available a national CCO certification program for Lift Directors. "Lift directors bring to the lift team a wide range of career experiences and have oversight of all lifting personnel," said NCCCO Commissioner and Chairman of the Lift Director Task Force, William "Hank" Dutton, "so they play a critical role in safe lifting operations. Development of this new Lift Director certification is a logical progression of NCCCO's efforts to 'close the loop' on crane and lifting safety."  (PRNewsFoto/National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators)

NCCCO Introduces CCO Lift Director Certification

 The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) today made available a national CCO certification program for Lift...

Aug 05, 2013, 07:00 ET

Devin Crane: Dreams, Fashion & Fairy Tales Exhibition at Galerie Arludik in Paris, France, September 5th-October, 2013

 Los Angeles-born African American fine artist Devin Crane will unveil a dazzling new collection in Paris, France, at the prestigious Galerie...

May 29, 2013, 13:28 ET
The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) is an independent, non-profit organization established in 1995 by industry to develop and administer a nationwide program for the certification of crane operators and related personnel. Since then, NCCCO has administered over 700,000 nationally accredited written and practical examinations and issued more than 130,000 certifications in all 50 states. (PRNewsFoto/National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators)

OSHA Urged to Act Swiftly on Crane Rule Reopening

In the wake of the announcement by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to extend the compliance date for its crane operator...

Apr 30, 2013, 11:49 ET
The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) is an independent, non-profit organization established in 1995 by industry to develop and administer a nationwide program for the certification of crane operators and related personnel. Since then, NCCCO has administered over 700,000 nationally accredited written and practical examinations and issued more than 130,000 certifications in all 50 states. (PRNewsFoto/National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators)

NCCCO Launches Service Truck Crane Operator Certification Program

The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) today made available a new CCO certification program for service truck...

Apr 24, 2013, 10:59 ET

TNT promotes Lunsford to President; Acquires TSD and Greenergy Crane & Rigging

TNT Crane & Rigging, Inc. ("TNT") is pleased to announce the promotion of Kregg Lunsford to President.  Kregg has served as the Executive...

Mar 26, 2013, 08:45 ET

Barnhart Agrees to Purchase Steel City Crane

 Barnhart and Steel City Crane of Birmingham, Alabama have reached a definitive agreement under which Barnhart will purchase the assets of...

Mar 20, 2013, 09:38 ET

Crane Materials International Announces New Cut-Off and Containment Microsite

Crane Materials International (CMI), the world's largest, performance-driven manufacturer of sustainable sheet piling solutions, today announced...

Mar 20, 2013, 09:10 ET
The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) is an independent, non-profit organization established in 1995 by industry to develop and administer a nationwide program for the certification of crane operators and related personnel. Since then, NCCCO has administered over 700,000 nationally accredited written and practical examinations and issued more than 130,000 certifications in all 50 states. (PRNewsFoto/National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators)

NCCCO Stands Behind Substance Abuse Policy

"Recreational Use" Laws Have No Impact on Certification Requirements  The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators...

Mar 13, 2013, 09:05 ET
The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) is an independent, non-profit organization established in 1995 by industry to develop and administer a nationwide program for the certification of crane operators and related personnel. Since then, NCCCO has administered over 700,000 nationally accredited written and practical examinations and issued more than 130,000 certifications in all 50 states. (PRNewsFoto/National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators)

NCCCO Elects Officers for 2013/2014

The Board of Directors of the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) has announced the industry leaders who will...

Jan 28, 2013, 09:26 ET
The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) is an independent, non-profit organization established in 1995 by industry to develop and administer a nationwide program for the certification of crane operators and related personnel. Since then, NCCCO has administered over 700,000 nationally accredited written and practical examinations and issued more than 130,000 certifications in all 50 states. (PRNewsFoto/National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators)

NCCCO Launches Online Certification Verification System

The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) today launched an online system that allows the credentials of...

Dec 20, 2012, 09:26 ET
The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) is an independent, non-profit organization established in 1995 by industry to develop and administer a nationwide program for the certification of crane operators and related personnel. Since then, NCCCO has administered over 700,000 nationally accredited written and practical examinations and issued more than 130,000 certifications in all 50 states. (PRNewsFoto/National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators)

NCCCO Crane Inspector Certification Earns ANSI Accreditation

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Personnel Certification Accreditation Committee (PCAC) has announced that the scope of the...

Dec 10, 2012, 11:00 ET

Ivan Montoya Joins Crane & Co. Board of Directors

 Crane & Co., a premier manufacturer of fine stationery, currency and technical materials, today announced the appointment of Ivan Montoya...