ECOL Foundation established

ESTA has formally established the ECOL Foundation, the body that will have the job of supervising and monitoring the system of education, examination and maintenance. The Foundation will set the criteria for becoming an ECOL-educator and for becoming an ECOL-examination institution in this field. Only when ‘ECOL-approved’ can an organisation train and test operators for … Read more

ECOL agrees experienced operators’ standards

Members of ESTA’s European Crane Operators Licence (ECOL) working group have reached agreement on one of the most important outstanding issues – how to set a standard for experienced operators without forcing them to completely retrain.  The working group driving the project has backed a structure that it hopes will encourage experienced operators from countries … Read more