The Crane Owners Association

Representing Northern California Crane Rental Contractors Since 1973

About Us

For over forty years, the Crane Owners Association (COA) has represented union crane rental contractors of Northern California in collective bargaining and administration of the Master Agreement for Equipment Rental negotiated with Operating Engineers Local #3. Together with the Union, the COA assists in developing and promoting education, training programs, certification compliance, market recovery activities and other labor-management initiatives. In addition, the COA monitors state and federal regulations that may impact the crane rental industry.

COA Member Benefits

  • Representation in collective bargaining and labor relations matters.

  • Access to regulations, legislation and legal decisions impacting the crane industry both regionally and nationally.

  • Current resources for industry best practices.

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