Technology Committees

Cranes Technology Committee

MISSION: To develop specifications for safe and dependable cranes that can be properly designed, installed and maintained; and to promote new technologies and communicate more efficient operational and maintenance practices through networking for the continuous improvement of heavy industrial overhead cranes.

AIST Staff Engineer
Brian Bliss

Mr. Robert R. Askew
Nucor Steel Hertford County

Vice Chair
Mr. William F. Schierenbeck
Xtek Inc.

Upcoming Meetings

Mechanical/Structural Subcommittee

Date: 03 December 2015    Location: TBD, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Contact: Brian Bliss +1.724.814.3068 

Mill Building Subcommittee Meeting

Date: 19 January 2016    Location: TBA, Cleveland, Ohio
Contact: Brian Bliss +1.724.814.3068 

Cranes Technology Committee Meeting

Date: 09 February 2016    Location: TBD, Jacksonville, Florida
Contact: Brian Bliss +1.724.814.3068 

Technology Training

23rd Annual Crane Symposium

Date: 21 June 2016    Location: The Indianapolis Marriott Downtown, Indianapolis, Indiana
Contact: Jessica Yurko at +1.724.814.3070 

Past Committee Activities

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Crane Innovator of the Year Award

This award recognizes distinguished achievements determined by the Cranes Technology Committee.

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