Freres Lumber Co Inc is using a custom below-the-hook attachment, manufactured by Caldwell, to lift long lumber loads at its Mass Ply Panel (MPP) facility in Lyons, Oregon, USA. The 15USt capacity, 53ft long, motorised, rotary leg lumber lifter handles lamellas (thin layers/plates) of structural composite lumber, used to manufacture MPP products. It is attached […]
A Modulift spreader beam was key to the successful lift of four new storage tanks for fishing and processing company, Ísfélag Vestmannaeyja hf. The new tanks, each at a height of 17m and weighing 25t, will help increase the freezing and storage of capelin fish so that the company’s vessels can return to fishing as […]
Enerpac SyncHoist lifting systems are being used to assist in the assembly of the Vacuum Vessel for ITER, the world’s largest fusion experiment, in Southern France. The SyncHoist millimetre lifting accuracy is needed to lift 500t vacuum vessel sectors into an Up-Ending tool for vessel assembly by the ITER Sector Sub-Assembly Tool. The torus-shaped ITER […]
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) […]
Dorian, one of Dunkirk’s little ships, has been in restoration in Southampton, UK, since 2011. With the work now complete, the ship, which weighs 9.7t, was lifted back into the sea and is now ready to attend the Return of Dunkirk, an event to commemorate the 80th anniversary of Operation Dynamo in May 2020. A […]
A 37.5 USt capacity mill-duty coil grab has been installed beneath the hook of a 40 USt capacity overhead crane at a Monarch Steel Company Inc facility, located in Decatur, northern Alabama. The coil grab was manufactured by The Caldwell Group, a Rockford, Illinois-based company that specialises in both standard and custom lifting equipment. A […]
Freres Lumber Co. Inc. is using a 22,500-lb. (11.25-ton) capacity Caldwell Posi-Turner to turn loads at its Mass Plywood Panels facility in Lyons, Oregon. The Posi-Turner, which is designed to rotate bulky and hard to handle objects during the manufacture or assembly processes, is operated beneath the hook of a 15-ton capacity overhead crane to […]
OX Worldwide completed a very special order on behalf of Grúas Aguilar in late 2019, to manufacturer and supply modular spreader beams for a bridge on the M30 in Madrid, in just one month. Ox received the order in Oct 2019 to design, supply and installation of the spreader beams, for the construction of a […]
A Modulift spreader frame was used when a lifting equipment rental company was presented with an eleventh-hour requirement to provide critical equipment to lift a 6t John Deere tractor in London. Keltbray, a provider of specialist construction and civil engineering services, issued a scope of work to Hudson Lifting Limited, which had just 36 hours […]
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LHI Jan/Feb 2021
In this month's issue
Face Time: Jim Colvin, of Serious Labs.
Pick-and-carry cranes – a green solution.
The Insider: Chris Machut, CEO at crane camera company Netarus LLC.