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

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The ESTA Jurors committee has the pleasure of announcing the Winners of the ESTA Awards 2016.

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Awards Winner 2016

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Welcome to ESTA

Welcome to ESTA, the leading European association for the abnormal road transport and mobile crane rental industry.

We represent national trade associations whose members are mobile crane and access platform, rental and abnormal road transport companies.

Individual companies can become special members if there is no appropriate national association from their country.

ESTA also welcomes affiliate members from relevant clients, government departments, regulatory bodies, service companies and all organisations active in our markets.

In addition, ESTA has recently created the category of “Supporter” for companies that are members of their ESTA’s national associations but who want to become more directly involved in ESTA’s work.

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Latest ESTA News

  • ESTA’s SPMT best practice guide to be published at BAUMA

    ESTA’s long-awaited best practice guide for the use of SPMTs is due to be published in Munich this April, during the organisation’s meeting at Bauma.
    The new guidelines will help address the problem of trailers tipping over, which has happened on some occasions even though then operating rules and stability calculations have been precisely followed.

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  • From BSK: New axle pressure gauge rules in Germany

    From January 2016 in Germany, it is compulsory for abnormal load transports to have their vehicles equipped with a gauge which measures axle pressure, if the vehicle has air- or hydro-pneumatic suspension. 

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  • European Crane Operator Licence

    Take a look here for an update on the ESTA working group: European Crane Operator Licence [ECOL]

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Upcoming events

  • 23rd of May 2016 Breakbulk Europe, Antwerp,Belgium

    Breakbulk Europe is the largest exhibition & educational forum in the world addressing the needs of traditional breakbulk and project cargo logistics professionals. Breakbulk Europe’s targeted programming will ensure that you develop skills and strategy to help you do your job more effectively.

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  • 22nd of September 2016 66th IAA Commercial Vehicles Hannover

    International exhibition for commercial vehicles.
    The International Automobile Exhibition IAA is the world's most important trade fair for mobility, transport and logistics.

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  • 12th of October 2016 JDL Med, Marseille, France

    JDL Med, October 12-14th, 2016, Marseille, France

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