Reid lifting gantries lift New York Urban Energy

Brooklyn, New York-based Urban Energy Inc has sourced a series of Reid Lifting gantry cranes from FAD Equipment Store for clean energy construction. The company, which installs solar systems across the city, uses Porta-Gantry cranes as they offer the perfect combination of lightweight, required headroom, and ease of assembly to allow it to improve efficiency […]

25/07/2022 - 15:49 pm

Reid Lifting supports war memorial effort

A chance meeting and a generous loan offer from lifting and lowering specialists Reid Lifting helped stone carver Carrie Horwood create a stunning new war memorial which remembers the fallen from two villages in the Forest of Dean, near to Reid’s headquarters in Chepstow, UK. A Reid Porta-Gantry 5000 helped lift and secure a giant […]

14/09/2021 - 13:28 pm

Reid lifting provides safe solution for accessing flood defences

When Bam Nuttall Ltd completed new flood defence work for the Somerset Drainage Boards Consortium and Environment Agency at Huckers Bow, near Weston Super Mare on the Bristol Channel, UK, it had to install the maintenance and inspection ladder without loops because there is a risk that loops could be damaged by debris around the […]

04/08/2021 - 11:53 am

Reid Lifting invests in European customer support

Reid Lifting, the leading UK-based producer of aluminium portable lifting and access systems, has appointed Michael Stuhr as its new regional sales manager for the DACH and Benelux regions. This is the first time that Reid has appointed a sales manager based in Germany and he will bring more specialised, local knowledge to the role, […]

12/02/2021 - 19:01 pm

Product presentations 24/7 from Reid Lifting

New product videos from gantry and davit specialists Reid Lifting will give hire companies, resellers and end users access to a presentation from a Reid sales manager 24/7 – even while the working from home restrictions are in place. After the success of its digital sales presentations in 2020, Reid has produced a series of […]

13/01/2021 - 12:10 pm

A light touch

Maria Hadlow talks to some of the manufacturers of lightweight and mobile crane systems about how these flexible liftng solutions are delivering real benefits in testing times.   Nothing focuses the mind quite like a global pandemic and many companies have realised quite how vital it is to be flexible in their manufacturing facilities, warehousing, […]

24/11/2020 - 14:47 pm

Porta Gantries provide portable solution to falls from height risk

When the UK’s Health and Safety Exeutive (HSE) released its latest fatal accident figures in July, falls from height were once again the single biggest cause of workplace deaths in the UK (up 4% at 29%), and accounted for 8% of all workplace injuries. What is significant in these figures isn’t the headline numbers though […]

14/09/2020 - 18:31 pm

Reid Lifting sets new benchmark with Porta Base launch

Reid Lifting is launching Porta Base, a brand new lightweight, portable solution for safely lifting people and goods in confined spaces, and for façade and roof top maintenance. Previewed at last year’s LiftEx event in Milton Keynes where it generated a huge amount of interest, it sets what Reid are calling ‘a new benchmark’ in […]

23/06/2020 - 14:15 pm

Reid Lifting wins Welsh business award

Chepstow based Red Lifting is celebrating after being named ‘Small Business of the Year’ at the Welsh Business Awards. The lifting and lowering specialist was recognised for its strong financial performance in 2019 and its global exporting success, as well as its operational efficiencies and impressive marketing campaigns. The Reid team were presented with their […]

09/03/2020 - 17:35 pm

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