November 3 - A last minute invitation to join a mini-seminar in Brazil this coming Friday (Nov 6) covering safety issues around heavy lift operations has been made by its organiser.

Established heavy lift loading expert, and HLPFI columnist and writer, Richard L. Krabbendam, is holding the event at the Ipanema Plaza Hotel in Rio de Janeiro from 08:30 - 17:15. Attendance will be limited to a maximum 35 people; 16 places have already been taken, says Krabbendam.

The event will have simultaneous translation from English into Portuguese.

The seminar costs R$900 / USD508 per person and includes a 200 slide hand-out, a three hour DVD of heavy lifting and transport activities, lunch and refreshments.

Further mini-seminars are planned for Perth, Singapore, Dubai and Houston next year.