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

Welcome to ESTA

ESTA awards logo   White Back all blue text CMYKWelcome 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

ECOL plans pass important milestones

A meeting of ESTA’s ECOL Working Group on May 15 has agreed a date to trial the project – February 1, 2018. ESTA has also established the ECOL Foundation, the body that will have the job of supervising and monitoring the system of education, examination and maintenance.  Go to ESTA News for the full story. 


Dual action on wind turbine safety

Following their successful conference, ESTA and FEM met VDMA Power Systems in April to discuss safety and developing new best practice guidelines. 


And the International Crane Stakeholder Assembly - whose members include both ESTA and FEM - is planning to produce a special guidance paper on standards for access roads and hard stands during the erection of on-shore wind turbines.  Go to ESTA News for the full story.


ESTA Director Søren Jansen to step down

Søren Jansen is to step down from the post of  ESTA Director at the end of June. ESTA Secretary Ton Klijn will take over until the appointment of a new director can be announced at ESTA’s autumn meeting in Krakow, Poland. Go to ESTA News for the full story.



ESTA’s Annual review 2016

You can download the latest ESTA Annual Review here 

Upcoming events

  • 20th of September 2017 BICES 2017

    September 20-23, 2017
    Beijing, China
    www.e-bices.org

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  • 5th of October 2017 GIS Expo

    The lifting, industrial, port handling and heavy transport show,
    Piacenza, Italy.
    October 5-7, 2017.

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  • 19th of October 2017 ESTA Annual Autumn meeting

    October 19th|20th, 2017, Krakow, Poland

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