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Crane Operations and Servicing:
What trainees need to know.

Cranes come in many shapes and sizes. A modern crane is a very complex piece of equipment. In built computers may control many of the cranes functions assisting the operator to carry out safe and efficient operations.

What aspect of the crane industry interests you?


Crane types you have probably seen include:

  • Rubber tyred or track mounted mobile cranes moving on highways and construction sites.
  • Tower cranes swinging loads high in the air to service the construction of high-rise buildings.
  • Harbour cranes lifting huge containers off and on ships.
  • Overhead cranes in factories and warehouses moving materials and equipment

Maintaining and Servicing:

All cranes require regular inspection and servicing. Service personnel look after cranes in their specialist areas

  • Mechanical and hydraulic.
  • Electrical and electronic.
  • Rigging - erection, dismantling and roping.
For further information on training options and company training strategies, contact the Power Crane Association
Phone:Ph 04 569 9799

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