The Crane Rental Association
of Ontario consists of member corporations active in
the business of renting mobile cranes, concrete pumps and
other heavy equipment employing the services of operating
engineers to facilitate their operations; and associate
member corporations who provide services to the active member
The primary function
of the CRAO is to manage the interests of its member companies
through its representation in the Employer Bargaining Agency
designated to negotiate the Provincial Collective Agreement
with Local 793 of the International Union of Operating Engineers.
The Aims and Objectives
of the CRAO include:
- Assistance in the development and continuous
improvement of standard industry practices that inure
to the benefit and safety of our member companies, their
employees and business partners.
- Representation of our members' interests
in advisory committees to various regulatory bodies such
as the Ministries of Labour, Transport, Education and
Training, Finance; Canadian Standards, WSIB and Construction
- Achievement of awareness within the construction
industry and general public of the expertise and qualifications
of our member companies who specialize in the operation
of mobile cranes, concrete pumps, heavy equipment and
- General advancement of professionalism,
business acumen, ethics, stability and safety in our industry.
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