• AIST-IAS Simposio de Grúas/Crane Symposium

    23–25 October 2017 • The Puerto Norte Convention Center • Rosario, SF, Argentina

    AIST-IAS Simposio de Grúas/Crane Symposium

2nd AIST-IAS Simposio de Grúas/Crane Symposium

23–25 October 2017 • The Puerto Norte Convention Center • Rosario, SF, Argentina

Featuring a plant tour of Acindar (ArcelorMittal Group)​

About the Program

The symposium will deliver practical information and experiences from crane maintenance personnel, crane manufacturers, equipment manufacturers and engineering consultants who strive to make electric overhead traveling (EOT) cranes and their runways the safest, most reliable, durable machinery and equipment in the industry. This two-day program will include presentations focused on safe work practices and ergonomics, electrical, mechanical and structural maintenance techniques, crane inspection technologies, and best practices in EOT crane modernizations.

Who Should Attend 

Plant maintenance staff; applications, electrical, mechanical, safety, service and design engineers; operations and maintenance personnel and management; and those people who supply parts, equipment and services to the industry. Anyone who has responsibility for cranes and crane service and is interested in improvements and incidents in this area should attend.

Bring Your Own Young Professional (BYOYP) Program

AIST recently launched the Bring Your Own Young Professional (BYOYP) program to encourage our members to help boost the next generation’s involvement in AIST and the steel industry. If you are an AIST member and are bringing a Young Professional (age 30 and under) to the conference, you can receive a free gift. All you have to do is enter their contact information on the registration form when you sign up for the conference. Find out more information about the program here.  

Professional Development Hours

This course may qualify for up to 15 Professional Development Hour (PDH) credits. Each attendee will receive a certificate listing the quantity of PDH credits earned for the course. This course is not approved for PDH credit in New York, Florida, North Carolina and Oklahoma.

Organized By

AIST’s Cranes Technology Committee and Instituto Argentino de Siderurgia (IAS).