Ainscough lifts abandoned vessel at Weymouth Harbour

Ainscough Crane Hire’s Heavy Cranes team joined forces with Gilpin Demolition and Dorset Council to remove a sunken fishing vessel from Weymouth Harbour. The boat, called FV Gitte and built in 1982, was a former Danish trawler that was 17.7m in length. It had been moored up in the harbour behind Weymouth Pavilion since being […]

23/11/2021 - 12:37 pm

Ainscough selects new generation Valla crane

Machinery moving and installation specialist Ainscough Industrial Services has taken delivery of a new generation 21t Manitex Valla 210R  crane – the very first to come off the production line. The industrial crane was sold to Ainscough Industrial Services by Manitex Valla Cranes’ UK and Ireland distributor, Hird. It is one of the first machines […]

09/11/2021 - 15:13 pm

Rope and Sling at waste-to-energy site

Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd (RSS) has been delivering spreader beams, slings, shackles, and related Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER) inspections to the project for almost a year, as work at the undisclosed site continues. Ron Harrison, regional manager, Rotherham (UK) depot at RSS, says, “We provide the lifting gear, and they […]

17/08/2021 - 12:19 pm

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