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Gantry cranes: A leg up for loads
27 March, 2023
Gantry cranes are quite simply lifting devices on legs. Julian Champkin looks at this most useful of concepts.

US labour shortages: Hard work finding the staff
23 March, 2023
With the US facing labour shortages, supply chain issues and even talk of a recession, several businesses in the overhead crane industry describe what they are doing to help not only their customers, but themselves too. Tony Rock reports.

Chicago here we go!
20 March, 2023
ProMat is where manufacturing and supply chain professionals discover new trends and tech and what the future holds for their operations.

Central European hoist manufacturers: giving the region a lift
14 March, 2023
Central Europe’s manufacturing is a major part of the global economy, and hoist manufacturing demonstrates the fact. Julian Champkin reports.

Electrolift: How to keep aerospace customers happy
07 March, 2023
A manufacturer of electric wire rope hoists reveals how it keeps its customers happy and coming back for more.

Moon mission: We have lift-off
03 March, 2023
PAR Systems is doing some of the heavy lifting as Nasa sets its sights on putting man on the moon and Mars.

Monitoring loads: Made to measure
28 February, 2023
In the age of big data, load monitoring can tell you all you need to know and more about what is hanging on the end of your hook. It can also tell you what has hung there before, for how long, how far it travelled, and what the total strain on your hoisting rope has been. Julian Champkin reports.

Ports invest in post-Panamax shipping
23 February, 2023
The expansion of the Panama Canal to accommodate larger ocean-going vessels was completed in 2016. Since then, ports continue to invest in shoreside infrastructure, docks and cranes amid further plans to expand the canal in 2025. Jenny Eagle investigates.

Port of Tanjung Pelepas encourages more women to work
20 February, 2023
The Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) in Malaysia is breaking the stereotypes to encourage more women to pursue a career in the port logistics industry.

Product report: Lifting point safety and security
01 February, 2023
Keeping a load securely attached to a lifting rope is not always straightforward. Julian Champkin reports.

Automotive lifting: A turn for the better
30 January, 2023
Two truck manufacturers in the US have chosen a Caldwell product to meet their lifting needs, writes Tony Rock.

Cranes at the heart of Honda's wind tunnel test facility
25 January, 2023
Honda’s world-leading wind tunnel test facility has cranes in the operation’s engine room.

Crane automation in the automotive industry Q&A
25 January, 2023
Juergen Gieske, vice president of crane sales – region Americas at Konecranes, speaks to Hoist Magazine about the development of automated cranes on vehicle production lines.

Middle East region report: Prospects and challenges
17 January, 2023
Two crane companies that do business in the Middle East give their views on the region’s prospects and challenges, and discuss the projects they have been a part of. Tony Rock reports.

Portable lifting devices: From gantry cranes to manual chain hoists
15 December, 2022
Portable hoists and gantries are found down mines, in field operations and in repair and manufacturing operations small and large. The range of devices that can be described as ‘portable’ is huge. Julian Champkin reports.

How overhead crane firms set themselves apart in Australia and New Zealand
15 December, 2022
In a competitive marketplace, Tony Rock looks at how firms in Australia and New Zealand can, and are, setting themselves apart from their rivals.

A good look at lifting attachments
15 December, 2022
Not all loads need a hook. Indeed most loads lack an obvious lifting point, making a hook all but useless. Specialised attachments are the answer. Julian Champkin considers their almost infinite variety.

Offshore lifting: Strong winds, heavier lifts
21 November, 2022
The newest developments in offshore lifting nowadays are in the wind energy field. As turbines get heavier, blades get longer and towers get higher, demands on lifting technology increase. Julian Champkin reports.

The importance of process cranes
21 November, 2022
Process cranes combine automated technology with overhead cranes to handle heavy duty loads and streamline working procedures. The two largest end-user sectors are metal and mining followed by manufacturing, automotive, and the utility sectors. Jenny Eagle investigates.

Italy report: Dismantling cranes and building partnerships
21 November, 2022
As The Italian Sea Group says goodbye to its historic 46m high gantry crane in Marina Di Carrara, to make way for the future development of the shipyard, Jenny Eagle looks at other news happening across Italy.