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

Bill Schierenbeck
Xtek Inc.

Vice Chair
Heath Hooker
Nucor-Yamato Steel Co.

Upcoming Meetings

Mill Building Subcommittee Meeting

Date: 20 March 2018    Location: The Sheraton Cleveland Airport Hotel, Cleveland, Ohio
Contact: Brian Bliss +1.724.814.3068 

Cranes Technology Committee Meeting

Date: 07 May 2018    Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Contact: Brian Bliss +1.724.814.3068 

Technology Training

25th Annual Crane Symposium

Date: 10 June 2018    Location: The Omni William Penn, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Contact: Jessica Yurko +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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New Technology Committee Members

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