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Pelloby supplies over 30 cranes to HL Smith
27 September, 2016 Pelloby has supplied more than 30 cranes to fellow Shropshire based firm HL Smith automotive transmission remanufacturers over the past twenty years.


As time goes by
22 August, 2016 As design standards increasingly adopt cycle-based classification Bernadette Ballantyne talks to Professor Markus Golder, who explains how to move between this and the previous time-based approach. Over the following pages, Eberhard Becker of Terex traces the adoption of cycle-based classification across the lifting industry, and Oliver Kempkes of Kuli discusses its impact on the overhead lifting sector.
  • Smart cranes
    This year’s CeMat may have been quieter than previous years but companies still saw the value in product launches and networking. Keren Fallwell reports
  • Turning tables
    UK-based crane manufacturer Pelloby has installed a bespoke turntable crane system at the Hereford foundry of super alloy manufacturer Special Metals.
  • Verlinde Maintains Moulds
    Three suspended cranes and six Verlinde hoists have been used in the injection mould maintenance workshop at Parker Hannifin.
  • Tensa protects dam
    Australian lifting equipment supplier Tensa Equipment has won a contract to adapt its offshore lifting technology for use on a hydroelectric power station crane on the Kootenay River in Canada.


Getting technical
22 August, 2016
  • Uncertain forecasts
    It’s a typically unreliable summer here in London: last week we needed the heating on, yesterday there was torrential rain in the morning and bright sunshine in the evening. It’s the sort of summer where whatever clothes you put on in the morning, you’ll be cursing your choice by the afternoon; it’s almost a relief when the long grey drizzling British winter comes and you at least know to dress for another cold wet day.
  • Steely determination
    We are less than half way into 2016 and the British steel industry is going through the toughest of times. News that Indian firm Tata Steel is set to sell its UK steel business is the latest hammer blow to an industry that has bore the brunt of thousands of job cuts in recent months.


23 Nov 2016 - 24 Nov 2016