June 5, 2013 – Continuing the education of trainers or students in the crane and rigging industry is one tangible benefit of the Top Trainer awards program, designed by Crane & Rigging Hot Line magazine and endorsed by the Association of Crane & Rigging Professionals (ACRP). Continue reading 2012 Top Trainer Donates Scholarship to Industry Newcomer
As a winner of the 2009 Crane Hot Line Top Trainer award in the Corporate Category, Mike Riggs was awarded a $1,250 scholarship, which he donated to another trainer for educational purposes. Riggs manages the Knoxville, Tenn., branch of I&I Sling Inc., and is the director of training for Slingmax Rigging Solutions, Aston, Pa. In this role, Riggs has often hired Harley Gist, owner of Construction Rigging Consultants, Black Canyon City, Ariz., to provide training to I&I/Slingmax customers on behalf of the company.