Welgro to distribute Verton in South Africa

Verton has appointed Welgro as its first distributor in South Africa. The partnership means that Welgro’s clients will be able to safely improve their productivity and bottom line by using Verton’s remote-controlled load-management system. Welgro was founded in 1986 and specialises in supporting large Tier 1 companies in the mining, engineering, industrial and agricultural sectors. […]

15/02/2022 - 11:39 am

RSS offers Verton load orientation technology

Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd. (RSS) has been named a UK distributor of Verton’s load orientation products. Verton is an innovative technology firm and inventor of the world’s first remote-controlled load orientation system, which makes taglines obsolete, removing the need for workers to be near moving or suspended loads. It is focused on providing scalable […]

01/02/2022 - 14:21 pm

A Lifting Legacy

The Crosby Group’s Cor de Kruijf changed the way lifting clamps are used forever – but it was a team effort, he insists.   Cor de Kruijf, also known as Mr IP, recently retired after more than four decades in the industry, the majority of which was spent at The Crosby Group. His legacy is […]

01/02/2022 - 11:44 am

TriMOD, three-point lifting frame

Modulift, has added a new product to its portfolio, which is specifically designed for three-point lifts and is suitable for circular lifts. The TriMOD, designed by Modulift’s in-house engineering team and manufactured in its factory in Poole, Dorset, UK, is a triangular frame, designed for three-point lifts. The frame can be extended for six-point lifts […]

19/11/2021 - 17:10 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

Lifting  beam with  adjustable counterweight

Ox Worldwide has designed a lifting beam for lifting Electrical Room modules up to 53t and 9m long. It comprises two units of adjustable four leg slings on the bottom and on top of the beam there are two hooks for shackle and sling to the hook of crane. The length of these slings can […]

08/06/2021 - 14:36 pm

Modulift builds spreader beam with 2000t lift capacity

Safe Lifting Europe BV a Dutch rental company specialising in heavy lifting, has taken delivery of a modular spreader beam able to lift a 2000t load, which it commissioned Modulift to design and manufacture. Known for product innovation, Modulift managed the entire process led by its experienced team of in-house engineers. From full design specification […]

26/03/2021 - 11:28 am

Is the flash on?

Operating in the blind is problematic—anywhere. That’s the view of Chris Machut, CEO at crane camera company Netarus LLC.   As I wrote in a recent blog for my company’s new thought leadership platform (I repeated the message in our podcast too), cameras are not only tower crane products. I also debunked another misnomer that […]

21/01/2021 - 15:23 pm

Zasche Handling’s new range of electric balancers

Zasche Handling, a leading provider for load handling technology has introduced an Electro-Balancer (E-Balancer), to help operators position and transport loads of up to 100kg precisely and effortlessly. The E-Balancer is a versatile tool suited to a broad range of heavy-duty industrial applications. It offers manufacturers the opportunity to both enhance productivity and workplace safety. […]

05/01/2021 - 12:01 pm

Caldwell launches overhang lifting beam

US-based The Caldwell Group Inc has launched a custom lifting beam for applications where a crane cannot be positioned over a load because of limited travel or obstructions. The manufacturer’s auto-leveller technology is a notable feature. Caldwell was initially approached by an automotive manufacturer that had a requirement to lift a load during periodic maintenance […]

23/10/2020 - 21:16 pm

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