LONDON—The Crosby Group recently won the 2021 Lifting and Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) Best Innovation Award for its Crosby BlokCam crane camera system, which improves the lift of heavy and oversize loads and load handling in a number of sectors, most notably construction and renewable energy.
The award recognizes a product or service that is truly innovative, providing a unique value proposition and tangible benefits to the lifting equipment industry, states a release. LEEA is a global trade association with company membership representing those involved in all aspects of lifting operations and equipment in the industry worldwide.
Crosby BlokCam solutions are built on a belief that the crane is at the heart of the construction site and an understanding of the value in keeping the lifting crew and all site personnel safe and operational, states a release, adding modular cameras and other safety systems improve communication and overall awareness during lifting operations using advanced audio-visual technology.
“We are delighted to be recognized by LEEA and to win the Best Innovation Award 2021,” said Peter Hird, business development director for Crosby BlokCam products, in a statement. “When we started, we had to overcome traditional practices in certain sectors as well as past issues that some operators experienced with other generic cameras systems. I am proud that our fit-for-purpose camera solutions have contributed to, and at times led, cultural change in construction, renewables and other industries.”