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Crane Innovator of the Year Award

►Award Recipients
  Pictured (L-R): Damon Burrow, CTC Chair, presents Jim Lang of Konecranes the 2013 Crane Innovator of the Year Award following his presentation on Crane Accident Training and Fatality Study during the 2013 AIST Crane Symposium.

History and Purpose

Originally established in 2007, this award is presented to the individual, selected by the AIST Cranes Technology Committee, who has promoted new technologies and communicated efficient operational and maintenance practices for the continuous improvement of heavy industrial cranes.