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Australian Lift of the year awards

The Crane Industry Council of Australia (CICA) has opened its Lift of the year awards for 2010.

The competition and its rules are very simple, it is open to all CICA and affiliated association members and there are just two categories, A) to cranes up to 130 tonnes and B) for cranes over 130 tonnes capacity.

The awards look for excellence and innovation in the Australian crane industry with the Awards presented at the annual CICA conference in early September.

A trophy is presented to the winner of each category. In cases where entries exhibit outstanding merit but are not adjudged winners in their category, the judging panel may, at its discretion, award additional merit certificates.

Lifts must be completed between July 1st 2009 and around July 20th 2010 Nominations Close on Monday 26th July 2010. Full rules, conditions and an entry form can be found on the CICA web site –