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Still time to book for ITC tower crane conference in Barcelona

Jun 11, 2023Jun 11, 2023

By Murray Pollok29 May 2023

Get your tickets now for the International Tower Cranes conference in Barcelona, Spain, on 13 and 14 June.

See the full speaker line-up for this year’s ITC at the conference website.

Topics include new options for powering tower cranes, the future of self erecting towers, digital technology innovations, and a report on how tower cranes continue to work on Barcelona’s famous Sagrada Familia church.

The programme is given below. Click here to reserve your space at the event.

WELCOME: Jorge Cuartero, managing director, ANMOPyC

MORNING KEYNOTE Overview of Spain’s tower crane marketMiguel Cerezo Rodríguez, CEO, Grúas Cerezo

How to power tower cranes with minimal draw from the electricity gridDr. ir. Bart Meersman, director and co-founder, Neargrid Solutions

Crane design evolution and adaptation to future construction challengesJorge Lucas, sales manager, Jaso Tower Cranes

Wire ropes on tower cranes: challenges and solutionsAlexander Knepp, research engineer, KV R&D Center for rope development and testing

Panel discussion: Self erecting tower cranes; their place in the market and the potential for growthNicola Castenetto, business line director, Terex Tower CranesJulian Dyer, sales manager, Falcon Tower CranesJörg Hegestweiler, CEO, BKL Baukran LogistikClemens Maier, product manager, Liebherr Tower Cranes(Chaired by Niamh Marriott, ICST deputy editor, KHL Group

AFTERNOON KEYNOTE Pushing boundaries: sustainability and new technology must lead the way in tower crane rentalAndrew Brown, managing director, Falcon Tower Crane Services

High tech safety systems in practiceLior Avitan, CEO & co-founder, Ultrawis

Steel spires: tower cranes on the Sagrada Familia cathedralAntonio Bello Figueroa, Ibergruas and Carlos Pimenta, Manitowoc Crane Group Portugal

Precision load control for increased safety and productivityViktor Mosolf, head of digitalisation, Wolffkran and Dr.-Ing. Mohamad Abouelezz, head of product management, Wolffkran

Case study: planning the craneage on a construction site with multiple tower cranesAlbert Fitoussi, Managing Director, MéthoCAD

A site visit on the day before the conference, on 13 June, has been arranged. It will be to La Sagrada Familia, the famous chirch designed by Antoni Gaudi, in the city.

The event has the following sponsors:

The event partner is Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA), and supporting associations are ANMOPyC and ESTA.

conference websiteClick hereJorge CuarteroMiguel Cerezo RodríguezDr. ir. Bart MeersmanJorge LucasAlexander KneppNicola CastenettoJulian DyerJörg HegestweilerClemens MaierAndrew BrownLior AvitanAntonio Bello FigueroaCarlos PimentaViktor MosolfDr.-Ing. Mohamad AbouelezzAlbert Fitoussi