ACRP 2010 Annual Conference Recap – by the Pro Rigger

The ACRP (Association of Crane & Rigging Professionals) met in Shreveport, LA during May 11-13, 2010. A series of in-depth presentations were made on the most current updates to the ASME volumes, including ITI’s Devon Beasley’s discussion about ASME B30.2 Overhead Cranes and B30.5 Mobile Cranes. A special highlight of the series was offered by Paul Sweeney, Chair of B30.1 Jacks, Industrial Rollers, Air Casters and Telescopic Hydraulic Gantry Systems. Mr. Sweeney is in charge of crane and rigging engineering group at Electric Boat – General Dynamics’ shipyard in Groton, CT.

by Mike Parnell, Read More.

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