Industry Links

Industry Links

This page provides links to other sources of information relevant to the industry.  Please feel free to send your suggestions for additional links to adm@crac-aclg.caafety



SC&RA – Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association

ICSA – International Crane Stakeholders Assembly

AEM – Association of Equipment Manufacturers

CICA – Crane Council of Australia

World Cranes & Transport Alliance

International Union of Operating Engineers

Canadian Hoisting and Rigging Safety Council

Association Of Workers Compensation Boards of Canada

ESTA – European Association of Abnormal Road Transport & Mobile Cranes

FEM – European Federation of Material Handling


Covenant House Vancouver purpose is to serve all youth, with absolute respect and unconditional love, to help youth experiencing homelessness, and to protect and safeguard all youth in need. Click on the name to review the charities principles.

The Izaak Walton Killam (IWK) Health Centre  IWK Foundation is the Maritime’s leading health centre providing highly-specialized and primary health care services for women, children, youth, and families. Supported by the IWK Foundation, the IWK uses up-to-date medical equipment, leading-edge research and the latest technology to provide the absolute, best care possible. It also supports patients across the Maritimes by providing travelling clinics that visit different centres in the Maritimes year round. 

In addition, the IWK is a teaching hospital and is affiliated with Dalhousie University. The hospital is renowned as a research hospital in the areas of children’s and women’s health.

The Brian Gerbrandt Memorial Graduate Scholarship
A few years ago, the crane industry lost a great friend and colleague in Brian Gerbrandt. To honor his life, his wife Susan, friends of Brian the University of Alberta created the Brian Gerbrandt Memorial Graduate Scholarship in Crane and Rigging Engineering to fund graduate level education of engineers wishing to pursue advanced education in the field of engineering. Brian was a University of Alberta graduate from the Department of Civil Engineering and worked nearly 30 years in the crane industry. If you wish to donate to this scholarship please click on the link above in the name.

• Click the link on the title above
• Under the ‘Direct my Donation to:’ section
o Enter the donation amount in the ‘An area not listed’ box, then
• Press the ‘+’ button in the ‘Would you like to direct your gift to an area not listed?’ section
o In the box, enter ‘Brian Gerbrandt Memorial Graduate Scholarship in Crane and Rigging Engineering. Account: E0314 Allocation: 15821’

Threads of Life
Threads of Life brings hope and healing to Canadian families who have been affected by a workplace fatality, life altering injury or occupational disease. It is a national charity connecting more than 2,500 family members through one-on-one peer support, links to community support services, and the opportunity to take action to help prevent similar tragedies to other families.

Canada’s Energy Citizens
Canada’s Energy Citizens’ website has been established to provide a more balanced discussion about energy, the economy, and the environment. To access this website please click on the title.

CSA Group
CSA Group is a global provider of testing, inspection and certification services for products from a wide range of market sectors, and a leader in safety and environmental certification for Canada and the US.