Crane Institute of America

Crane Operator Skills Challenge at CONEXPO

March 5, 2014 – Las Vegas, Nev. The MCM & CIC Crane Operator Skills Challenge has started at CONEXPO Gold Lot Booth G-2975. The Qualifier Event began March 4 and continues today in search of another finalist to compete in the Championship. The Championship will kick off at 9 am on March 6 with Tyler Mayo of BGM, Inc. Mayo placed second at the North Oxford, Mass. Qualifier hosted by Cranes 101 and Wood’s CRW. The finalists from the Orlando Qualifier, hosted by Crane Institute, Florida Crane Owner’s Council and M&P Specialty Insurance, will be in attendance. Thomas Cunningham of Sims Crane & Equipment will show his skills March 6 and Kenneth Bowyer of All Crane Rental of Florida on March 7.

The Qualifier Events consisted of the barrel dunk, slalom and pipe. The Championship Events will consist of a modification of the qualifier event plus simulator and rigging challenges.

We would like to wish all of the crane operators competing ‘Good Luck.’ Winners will be announced at 4:30 pm March 7.

View of Gold Lot at CONEXPO 2014