Wind Energy Creates Demand for Mobile Crane Operators

mobile crane wind turbine - wind sector expands

As mobile crane insurance specialists, we’ve noticed that wind energy has created new sustainable jobs for crane operators. Most people think of construction sites, shipping docks, and railways when they think of crane operators, but there are growing opportunities in renewable resources like inshore and offshore wind energy. It makes sense, with more than 10 […]

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Is 2021 the Year to Grow Your Mobile Crane Business?

Ready to Grow? Mobile crane hooks

The worldwide pandemic is still a concern after a full year of international efforts to curtail the virus. Is 2021 a good year to grow a business? Yes! If you own a mobile crane rental company or utilize your fleet of cranes, 2021 is a great year to grow your business. We’re noticing an increased […]

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Oversights of Riggers Insurance Coverage

crane hooks - Riggers Insurance Oversights

In the construction industry, one of the most specific trades is arguably the rigger. There are particular risks that only someone specialized in riggers insurance coverage will understand. Unfortunately, this leads to oversights that leave crane riggers with gaps in insurance coverage.   An experienced rigger is highly skilled at securing, balancing, and moving heavy […]

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Ned Wants to Meet You

We’ve added someone to our team at New Heights Insurance Solutions! We’re excited to introduce you to New Heights Ned, our new mascot. Now that he’s here, you can expect to see New Heights Ned around online and wherever crane rental operators, steel erectors, and millwright operations use our insurance solutions. Don’t let his big […]

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Executive Order Protecting Worker Safety – Message to Crane Operators

Executive Order Notice to Crane Industry

On January 21st, President Biden issued an “Executive order on Protecting Worker Health and Safety.” OSHA is required to revise guidance to employers for providing workplace safety during the COVID-19 pandemic within two weeks.  The goal is to protect workers from contracting COVID-19. Mask-wearing mandates, state and local government partnerships, increased enforcement of worker health […]

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Crane Operator Safety Helps Profits

Safety a Solid Investment - mobile crane and hook

There’s always pressure in the construction industry to get projects done on time and under budget. Some businesses might try to find ways to cut corners to maximize profit margins. The one area that you don’t want to skimp on is crane safety training. Hiring trained crane operators (full operator certification if they’re operating equipment with […]

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