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A new video using visually engaging techniques has been developed to showcase the strengths and capabilities of the Monorail Manufacturers Association (MMA) and position MMA members as the leaders in safety and reliability when it comes to underhung cranes and monorail systems. In addition to explaining the differences between patented and enclosed track systems, the video also covers the relationship between the MMA and other important organizations, such as MHI and OSHA.

Linamar Corporation’s Skyjack division has launched a new range of telehandlers. Designated the TH series, the four new telehandlers replace the existing VR telehandler series.

In this equipment review, Barry Greenaway shows the features and benefits of the 8,000-pound capacity Skyjack SJ843 TH telehandler.

Introduced in October 2015, Enerpac's SL400 hydraulic gantry features a lifting capacity of 450 tons and a maximum lift height of 30 ft. It is a cost-effective alternative to a traditional crane for numerous applications.

Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) has uploaded a new product demonstration video to its YouTube channel. The video focuses on aluminum gantry setup. 

Gantries are lightweight, easily portable, and boast adjustability in height and length of beams. The aluminum series gantries can be assembled with just two people and select models offer pneumatic tires as an option.

Straightpoint supplies load link load cells, dynamometers, load shackles, provided cabled or wireless (telemetry), crane scales, center of gravity and data logging systems. In an industry where safety and quality are paramount, Straightpoint designs and manufactures to the highest standards, builds measurement equipment with world-class technical expertise and can deliver solutions quickly from its many locations around the world.

Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) recently launched a new product demonstration video that focuses on the setup and use of a builder's hoist. The builders hoist is simple to erect and easily portable. It is used for moving material vertically. If you have a job site with scaffolding, this will be a very useful product.  Buiders hoists are also available in an i-beam trolley mount.

The Griphoist, also know as the Tirfor, is possibly the most underutilized piece of equipment. This piece can lift, pull and tension loads while being used in any orientation. The Griphoist has no limitations on the length of wire rope that can be used. It is lightweight, portable and easy to use.  In this demonstration video you will learn the proper set-up and use for the Griphoist. 

Airpes is a leading supplier of handling and lifting equipment, weighing systems and engineering solutions.Product Announcement: AIRPES

Konecranes has opened a modern, new factory in India to serve the growing needs of the Asian market. The factory is designed for the highest standards of safety and quality. 

NACB Inc. will present the 2013 Professional Development Conference this fall. The company has compiled experts from various segments of the crane, hoist and rigging, and safety and compliance industry to present, to attendees, including nformation that can be readily applied to our day-to-day operational needs.


Red Rooster Industrial UK Ltd. is now an approved distributor of KITO products, which includes electric chain hoists, lever hoists, and manual chain hoists, both standard and ATEX configuration.

Review of the Demag KBK modular crane system, first introduced in 1963. The system has brought safety, ergonomics, and productivity to manufacturing facilities for 50 years.

Konecranes has designed a solution for a biomass power plant in Lithunania. The solution includes the CXT Biomass -- a fully automated crane with smart features such as slack rope prevention, sway control, and TRUCONNECT remote monitoring and reporting.

Simulators create a real world environment for crane operators without the risk of unsafe operation or insurance liabilities. Next week at the Crane & Rigging and Industrial Crane & Hoist Conferences in Indianapolis, Ind., NACB will bring mobile and overhead crane simulators for attendees to experience during the interactive session.


CTE has released a video that explains the various steps for the proper use of the harnesses, starting with the first information regarding the fit (almost like a jacket), then it analyzes the various points of locking legs, fixing belts and connecting the cord, so to be ready to work safely at height. In this sense, we need to be careful for any simple everyday things, because they need always a lot of attention.

The ReachMaster BlueLift B72 Series is one of four powered access models in the series, which ranging in platform height from 39 to 72 feet. The BlueLift B72 powered lifts are easy to operate indoors and out, and it is dual powered with 110V and the Honda 440ix or Hatz diesel engine and single door access. The ReachMaster BlueLift Series is ideal for the rental industry, window cleaners, tree care industry and building maintenance among others.

Joe Mastanduno, rental account manager for John Deere Construction & Forestry, discusses the upcoming opportunities for Tier 4 engines. These engine will be included in the majority of lifting equipment, including cranes, aerial lifts, and rough-terrain forklifts. The presentation was made during the 2012 SAF-T Conference webinar series. For more videos from this series, visit