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Below the hook: C-hooks
22 December, 2023
Even when a requirement for a C-hook has been identified, there are many different options and types for consideration, writes Bill Gridley, application sales, The Caldwell Group Inc.

Enerpac gantry system leaps into action on Sydney rail project
22 December, 2023
When, due to unforeseen issues, a company working on Sydney’s Botany Rail Duplication Project had to make last-minute changes to the way it would transport two concrete bridge girders approximately 800m along a public road, before bringing them within reach of the crane for installation, it turned to Sarens for help.

U.S. State Focus – Overhead crane companies in Texas
22 December, 2023
We feature a selection of companies operating out of Texas.

News round-up: Australia and New Zealand
21 December, 2023
We catch up with several lifting developments in Australia and New Zealand.

Condra manufactures service and maintenance crane for dissolving pulp plant
21 December, 2023
Condra has completed manufacture of a service and maintenance crane for Saiccor Mill’s Feed Three pulp dryer line at Umkomaas on South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal south coast.

Light cranes: Making light work of it
21 December, 2023
The word of light lifting is a varied one. Julian Champkin finds choices galore from several big names.

U.S. Overhead crane staff news for fall
20 December, 2023
The latest appointment and promotions highlights, plus other stories of interest.

Portable cranes: On the move
20 December, 2023
Portable cranes are often an essential tool for light industry and manufacturers. Julian Champkin investigates.

LEEA column: Full marks for CE extension
18 December, 2023
Ben Dobbs, head of global standards and legislation at the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association, welcomes the extension for the recognition of CE marking and offers tips for ensuring conformity.

Subsea and offshore: On the up
18 December, 2023
With global offshore crane market predicted to grow, we round up the latest offshore and subsea crane news from around the world.

Tool and die company takes delivery of double girder bridge crane
15 December, 2023
Tri-State Overhead Crane in the US has installed a 40-ton, toprunning double girder bridge crane for a tool and die shop.

LHG provides lifting equipment for hotel cooling system
15 December, 2023
When it comes to chiller installation in a tight underground space, it’s important to keep your cool. Ontario-based Ready Machinery, a machinery moving company servicing Canada and the US, was hired to install a cooling system chiller unit in the underground area of a hotel that would help regulate the building’s temperature.

Lifting equipment association launches Chatbot
15 December, 2023
The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (Leea) is launching a new chatbot on its website,, and via its LEEA Connect app, to provide members and non-members with technical support.

Oz Lifting provides chain hoists and trolleys to lift floating docks
14 December, 2023
Oz Lifting chain hoists and trolleys lift floating docks.

Harrington introduces new TCE-llB Series spark-resistant air hoists
12 December, 2023
Harrington has introduced its new TCE-llB Series spark-resistant air hoists, which are built with components that will reduce or eliminate the risk of spark produced by impact or friction in heavy-duty industrial applications.

Hire a crane consultant or a crane employee?
11 December, 2023
Richard Phillips, mechanical engineer at Casper, Phillips & Associates, argues for the benefits of hiring a consultant rather than a new member of staff.

Lifting case study: Sewer exit and entry
08 December, 2023
Reid Lifting has supplied its PortaGantry Rapide to a company requiring safe sewage access at confined space entry points.

How to pick a crane remote control
07 December, 2023
Brian Cook, senior product manager, Conductix-Wampfler USA, discusses how to pick the best crane remote for your business.

Below the hook: Sheet Lifters
05 December, 2023
There are special below-the-hook products for lifting sheet, and the most common electrical version is not the only option, says Jay Strong, applications specialist, at The Caldwell Group.

Oz Lifting launches davit crane wheel base
05 December, 2023
US-based Oz Lifting Products has launched a wheel base that can be used with its range of davit cranes of up to 1,200lbs capacity.