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

Heath Hooker
Nucor-Yamato Steel Co.

Vice Chair
Mick Foster
Sterling Steel Company LLC

Upcoming Meetings

Mill Buildings Subcommittee Meeting

Date: 28 November 2018    Location: The Waterfront Hotel Downtown Burlington, Burlington, Ontario
Contact: Brian Bliss +1.714.814.3068 

Technology Training

26th Crane Symposium

Date: 02 June 2019    Location: Seelbach Hilton , Louisville, Kentucky
Contact: Jessica Yurko +1.724.814.3070 

27th Crane Symposium

Date: 07 June 2020    Location: TBD, 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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