The event, which takes place at the Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium on Outram Road from 23-24 June 2015, will be opened by the Singapore Ministry of Manpower and comprises two days of presentations and networking for lifting industry professionals.

The conference, which is organized by Bridger Howes, is particularly relevant for professionals working with overhead cranes, hoists and rigging equipment in onshore, offshore and marine applications.

Day One of the event features a presentation from Mick Hoyle, the crane, rigging and lifting specialist at ExxonMobile, who will share a Safety by Distance concept with delegates, explaining how it is based on an ideology that people should always be protected first, not assets.

Following Hoyle Simon Chan, managing director subsidiary Singapore, and Hermann Zink, director international projects, who will co-present on behalf of Stahl CraneSystems, while Dr Phil Cutter, business development manager at Scotload will also address the audience.

Other highlights include Bridon International examining how international standards are moving from a product base to an emphasis on safety while Daniel Hall, technical director of CEA Engineering Consult Co will discuss the suitability of specialised lifting equipment on the effectiveness of the industry to progress with technological developments.

The day concludes with MHE-Demag Malaysia before a cocktail reception hosted by Konecranes will facilitate further networking.

Day Two opens with a workshop tailored for a conference attendees, featuring Richard Marcotte, trainer at Industrial Training International who will share 10 years of experience working with lifting equipment in oil refinery construction, steel manufacturing, automotive manufacturing, power generation and other industries.

Other topics to be covered on the 24th include remote controls in hazardous environments and LEEA’s Academy and Team card initiatives.

Conference sponsors include Hoist, Straightpoint, Industrial Training International, JC International Ltd, Oilfield Solutions Ltd, CEA Engineering Consult Co, Modulift UK Ltd, Scotload and Konecranes.

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