ESTA is the leading European association for the abnormal road transport and mobile crane rental industry.

International Crane Stakeholders Assembly [ICSA]

The initiative to establish the ICSA was taken by 6 organizations:
 ESTA, FEM, AEM, SC&RA, CICA and CCMA.


The ICSA’s role is to:


- Facilitate information sharing and meaningful dialogue between crane industry stakeholders on safety, technical and regulatory issues of concern to the International crane industry.


- Provide an environment for, and encourage the creation of, significant networking opportunities between industry stakeholders and promote consensus positions on behalf of the crane industry on issues of common concern, so that ICSA members can make representation to relevant regulatory and standardization bodies.


- Promote the harmonization of international standards


The meetings are held annually on a rotating schedule, usually linked to one of the major exhibitions. The users group and the manufacturers group meet separately in the morning followed by a joint meeting of both groups in the afternoon.


The last meeting was hosted by The Crane Industry Council of Australia [CICA] in Melbourne, Australia, on November 22nd 2018. ESTA was represented by Ton Klijn ESTA Director.


The next meeting will be in Munich on April 10th, 2019.


All ICSA technical documents developed with FEM can be found here

Upcoming events

  • 11th of September 2019 Project Cargo Summit 2019

    Project Cargo Summit
    September 11th|12th, 2019, Rotterdam Netherlands

    The Project Cargo Summit 2019 focusses on sharing knowledge and discussing major issues and developments that influence the project cargo industry.

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  • 25th of September 2019 JDL Beaune, France

    September 25-27, 2019 JDL Beaune - French cranes and access exhibition, Beaune, France.

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  • 3rd of October 2019 GIS - Italian cranes and access exhibition

    October 3-5, 2019, GIS- Italian cranes and access exhibition, Piacenza, Italy. Go to www.gisexpo.it

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