November 26 - Crane Industry Services LLC, a training, inspection, and consulting firm to the lifting industry, has added Debbie Dickinson to its team of industry consultants.

Earlier this year, Dickinson began transitioning from her role as executive director of Crane Institute Certification (CIC), an accredited crane operator and rigger certification provider, to return to independent consulting.

Dickinson has developed training and assessments for crane operators and riggers who work in construction, manufacturing, utilities, refineries, mining and transportation. She held leadership roles in the Ford Motor XL 2000 initiative; and worked for the Disney Institute corporate benchmarking programmes on quality, service, people management, leadership and creativity.