Crosby helps kids take flight

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 […]

31/08/2021 - 11:20 am

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

Caldwell lifter for turf mats

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 […]

22/05/2021 - 09:07 am

Caldwell beam lifts rebar cages on overpass project

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 […]

02/06/2020 - 10:59 am

RSS Provides Lifting and Rigging Gear to Install Test Vessel

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 […]

16/12/2019 - 15:00 pm

RUD ROV Hooks for Subsea Installations

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

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