A safe and sustainable crane industry
providing service to our community.
To provide one clear voice, advocating with regulators,
authorities and industry partners to provide a safe and
efficient crane industry for our members and our community.
Code of Ethics
The Crane Association has a Code of Ethics that members must abide by. That Code of Ethics endorses the professionalism of members of the Association.
The Code of Ethics can be read here
Underwriting Agencies of Australia PTY Ltd.
Mobile Plant Protection
UAA is one of the largest and most reputable crane insurers in Australia and New Zealand with over 40 years of knowledge and understanding of the crane and lifting industry.
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Intelligent Printing and Communication Services
NZ Print Ltd is a privately owned printing company offering your business intelligent end-to-end printing solutions including print, design, assembly, collation, storage and dispatch services.
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Skills helps New Zealanders gain the skills they need for growth and success in their workplace.
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The latest New Zealand Crane Index has been released with udated stats on the construction crane sector.
Read more here
Association Events Calendar
Events in 2017
2017 Annual Crane Conference
Drivers of mobile cranes exempt from maintaining a logbook
The Land Transport Rule worktime and logbook amendment 2009 was issued on the 1st April 2009 and provides an exemption by vehicle type through inserting an amendment to Clause 4.4 of the Rule by inserting the following subclause:
"4.4(9) The driver of a mobile crane does not have to maintain a logbook. [Note: "Mobile Crane" is a defined term.]"
Read the full amendment here
New Guidance Notes on Crane Stability and Ground Pressure
The Crane Association of New Zealand and the Crane industry Council of Australia have jointly produced a guidance paper on crane stability and ground pressure considerations.
Just the Job - Training at the Workface
?Looking at where to start in the crane industry?
What the Association Does?
The Crane Association of New Zealand Inc is the national trade association for companies that operate or hire cranes and offer ancillary services relating to the crane industry.
The Association acts as a conduit between the members, the regulators and the training providers to provide leadership in crane industry best practice. It facilitates the highest standards of workplace safety, and promotes the premise that all crane operators must be trained, competent and are qualified on the equipment they are operating in the work environment.
To achieve this, the association works closely with its members, the government departments and agencies, Industry Training Organisations (ITO) as well as other associations and stakeholders.
Benefits of Membership
Financial Members of the Association receive the following benefits:
Services Our Members Offer
Our services include the following:
Joining the Association
If in your business you are using any of the following types of crane or supply the crane industry, then join the association and be recognised as a leader in the industry:
You can find out more about joining the association here.