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10 & 11 MAY  2017    LONDON, UK


The speakers will include well known figures from the industry, covering topics from tower crane innovations, rental trends, project reports and safety issues


More speakers will be added as soon as they are available.


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Participant: round-table on BIM and tower cranes

Steve Bradby

Technical and engineering leader – Lifting Solutions, Select Plant Hire

Topic: Technical innovation and working with BIM to improve efficiency in tower crane operations.

Aviv Carmel

General manager, Skyline Cranes & Technology Ltd

Topic: Well trained staff: improving safety and performance on the job site.

Marco Guariglia

Managing director of sales, Liebherr tower crane division

Topic: BIM, digital engineering & off-site manufacture: the impact on tower cranes

Mark Herlihy

Lifting solutions leader, Select Plant Hire

Topic: The health, safety & welfare of crane operators: how high are our standards?

Nigel Howard

Safety and training manager, MPS Crane Operators

Topic: How to bring down a tower crane after topping out a building

Heinz-Gert Kessel

Project engineering manager at Franz Bracht crane rental company, special correspondent for International Cranes and Specialized Transport

Topic: Tower crane access and French regulations: implications for rental companies

Pierrick Lourdain

Commercial director, Matebat

Topic: Tower cranes in applications traditionally dominated by other types of lifting equipment

Simon Marr

Managing director, Marr Contracting, Australia.


Topic: London Office Crane Survey - prospects for the coming years

Will Matthews

Head of Real Estate Insight, Deloitte LLP

ROUND-TABLE: BIM, digital engineering and tower cranes

Damian McBride

Director, Robert Bird Group

ROUND-TABLE: BIM, digital engineering and tower cranes

Julian Norton

Business development manager for construction, Pix4D

ROUND-TABLE: BIM, digital engineering and tower cranes

Viet T. P. Pham

VDC consultant, MT Højgaard

Topic: Technology for tower crane operators: a look into the future

Eric Pommier

Vice president engineering, Tower Cranes Division, Manitowoc Cranes

Topic: The development of a fully automated tower crane

Mor Ram-On

Chief technology officer, IntSite

Submit a proposal.

Tower crane owners, users and manufacturers are invited to submit proposals for presentations. Please send suggestions to:


Alex Dahm, editor, International Cranes and Specialized Transport


Tel: +44 1892 786206




Murray Pollok, events director, KHL Group


Tel: +44 1505 850043


Please note: the programme & speakers are subject to change