Uprise Circus provides underprivileged children with the opportunity to gain confidence and personal development via the arts. The centrepiece of its site is a trapeze, which had become dated and needed replacing. The Crosby Group supplied over 70 shackles plus eye bolts and thimbles, as the social circus modernised the facility. Liz Taylor, vice president […]
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 […]
Kentuckiana Wire Rope and Supply, a regional branch of Fulcrum Lifting, has supplied a 1USt capacity custom Caldwell lifter for handling rubber turf mats. Fulcrum, a distributor of the full range of Caldwell products, delivered the 48 x 96in pallet to a utilities contractor that places the mats down on turf so plant and machinery […]
Heavy lifting specialist Sarens is using a 100t capacity Radiolink plus load cell from Straightpoint (Crosby/SP), a Crosby Group brand, to complete delivery of seven 85t Christmas trees for a major oil and gas company. It also used Crosby/SP’s 1000m (3280ft) range SW-HHP handheld reading device. The trees (an assembly of valves, spools and fittings) […]
The Caldwell Group Inc supplied a custom 75ft long, 50,000lb capacity beam for lifting 60 rebar cages at a highway project in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The two-piece beam is currently being used beneath the hook of a 275USt capacity Grove mobile crane to lift the large pier cap rebar cages, as required for concrete reinforcement during […]
Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd (RSS) installed a 50t test vessel at a specialist manufacturer of military, nuclear and oil and gas equipment in mid-Scotland this month. A supplier of lifting and rigging equipment and related services, RSS fulfilled the contract for the undisclosed customer, working a prolonged shift to oversee the installation of the […]
Subsea construction often requires specialised equipment and Oceaneering International used four 10-tonne capacity remotely operated vehicle (ROV) hooks supplied by RUD recently, to fulfill two major subsea contracts in the Gulf of Mexico. Oceaneering was contracted by a major offshore oil and gas company to deploy six LBL array Compatt frames (a transponder used for […]
09/12/2019 - 09:57 am
LHI September 2021
In this month's issue
Crosby’s employee participation programme.
Faresin’s new electric telehandler
MEWPs for the manufacturing sector.
Seismic isolation system for cranes
The rise of automated handling solutions
The Insider: s Steve Napieralski, president at Oz Lifting.